GNU Wget

Version: 1.11.4 || Release Date: 2008-06-29 || License: GPL App Owner: mcgpp

GNU Wget is a free, powerful command line tool for retrieving files using HTTP, HTTPS and FTP or mirroring entire web or FTP sites easily.

You can also get a pre-compiled package of Wget and other command line UNIX tools at:

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2 Opinions

Yes, this is a great application, however, this particular distribution of wget is source-code only. For binaries of wget, it's probably easier to download wget through fink or MacPorts.

1337 downloader. I primarily like to use this when ssh'ing into other machines to have them download stuff such as the latest wordpress package instead of pushing it to them via ftp. It's also sometimes convenient if my connection is acting up, or if I have terminal open and I know the file I want to get.