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Download from Rapid Share Using JDownloader

JDownloader is open source, platform independent downloader which is written completely in Java. It helps in downloading files from file hosting services like Rapidshare or Megaupload. This is useful not only for premium account users, but also for free users.


JDownloader offers downloading in multiple parallel streams, captcha recognition, automatic file extraction and many more features. It also supports link encryption sites.

Features of JDownloader;

  • Platform independent. (Windows, Linux, Mac)
  • Runs on Java 1.5 or higher
  • Complete Open-Source (GPL)
  • Download several files parallel
  • Download with multiple connections
  • JD has an own powerful OCR module
  • Decrypt RSDF, CCF and DLC Container files
  • Decrypt plugins for many services.
  • YouTube video and Mp3 Download
  • Automatic extractor
  • About 55 hosted and over 120 decrypt plug-ins.
  • Reconnect with JDLiveHeaderScripts.

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  1. Will it integrate with my Opera browser? There are many downloaders but the seamless integrations with Opera has always been issue. BTW, this seems nice application. Thanks for share. I’m gonna try it now.

  2. i am having headache figuring out how to install it ! i still couldn’t find any useful n00bi info on that except that i need to have Java which I do (Java 6). Extracted the zip and went to open the Jdownload.jar file with Java but how ?!! I chose Open With > Choose Program from list > Program Files > Java ….. then which one there to open with ??? If anyone can direct me step by step please I would be very thankful.

  3. this is a good choice.

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