Link Sequence Downloader QED
Link Sequence Downloader QED
0.21

3.5

Link Sequence Downloader QED free download for Mac

Link Sequence Downloader QED

0.21
23 January 2008

Batch download files by URL pasting.

Overview

Link Sequence Downloader QED is a tool for downloading a series of files, such as images and videos, to your hard-drive.

By entering a link, with ranges in square brackets - a large list of files can be downloaded in one go. For example, the Link Sequence:
http://www.example.com/videos/[1-10]/vid[001-004].mpg
would attempt to download forty mpeg video files;
four files named vid001.mpg, vid002.mpg, vid003.mpg, vid004.mpg
from each of ten folders numbered 1 to 10.

This version of Link Sequence Downloader adds the ability to include (up to two) alphabetical ranges:
http://www.example.com/videos/pic[A-D].jpg

What's new in Link Sequence Downloader QED

Version 0.21:

Changes

  • Italian translation added

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4 Link Sequence Downloader QED Reviews

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Bill-B
03 September 2005

Most helpful

You can do this for free with SiteSucker.
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Version 0.02b
Dalahast
23 January 2008
I wish I had this yesterday… would've saved me dragging upwards of 120 images manually… Would like to see wildcard and regular expression support in the future.
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Version 0.21
Anonymous
16 September 2005
It seems pretty good. But I would like more feature (please) : - a download bar - a log window - some infos telling me what's going while processing - an alpha numeric option (ex: a134b34). I am curently using some very impressive applescripts that produce the URL listing and then I use some websucker software to do the job. Your software may be a terrific response to some paranoid webmaster and very cool tool for "collectors".
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Version 0.02b
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Anonymous
Anonymous
27 September 2005
Thank you for your encouragement :-) Your feature ideas have been added to the todo page for Link Sequence Downloader QED at the Zenopolis website. Currently I am working on another project, but hope to come back to this soon and make some feature improvements! I'm not entirely sure what your requirements are regarding the alphanumeric option. I was thinking of adding an option for alternatives where, for instance, 123[a|b|c] would download 123a, 123b and 123c. This would also allow for different words such as [jpg|mpg|aiff]. And for more experienced users, like yourself, to download from several levels of directory with something like [dir1|dir1/dir2|dir1/dir2/dir3]/pic[1-10].jpg Feel free to email me at the the support email address on the Zenopolis website with any further ideas or requirements you may have. Thanks, David Kennedy of Zenopolis
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Version 0.02b
Anonymous
03 September 2005
Is this just a wrapper for the curl command line tool? I'm all for making wrappers for command line stuff but its nice to know that up front. If its not... why re-invent the wheel? Just make a wrapper for curl. It'd take about 2 minutes with AppleScript.
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Version 0.02b
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Zenopolis
Zenopolis
05 September 2005
Up front: Link Sequence Downloader QED is NOT a wrapper for cURL or any other command line tool. For those that don't know, cURL is a powerful command line tool for transferring data across the Internet. It is provided with Darwin, and information on how to use it can be found by typing "man curl" in a terminal window. The same Link Sequence notation used by Link Sequence Downloader QED is also used in cURL. Indeed cURL takes it further and allows for ranges with letters [a-z], and notation for a set of alternatives {a,b,c}. Link Sequence Downloader QED is in NO WAY intended to be a replacement or competition for cURL. Why doesn't Link Sequence Downloader QED use cURL? We wanted complete control over the the download processing loop. This enabled us to implement multithreading the way we wanted and gives us more scope for enhancements in the future (i.e different from those that cURL provides). Basically it gives us greater freedom. Rest assured, we didn't completely re-invent the wheel though :-) We did use Mac OS X built in libraries to handle the HTTP processes. And we re-use our own code and other libraries when appropriate. Thanks, David Kennedy of Zenopolis
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Version 0.02b
Bill-B
03 September 2005
You can do this for free with SiteSucker.
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Version 0.02b
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Zenopolis
Zenopolis
05 September 2005
Link Sequence Downloader QED is Free as well. It has been released as Freeware and relies on donations in just the same way as SiteSucker does. While both Link Sequence Downloader QED and SiteSucker are both used for downloading, they both perform subtlety different tasks. SiteSucker is a fully featured website downloader - a powerful program for downloading an entire website (or part of a website). Link Sequence Downloader QED has been designed to download a sequence of files using a simple but powerful Link Sequence notation. Once this notation is understood, it provides a quick and easy way to download a whole batch of specifically targeted files. To complete their respective tasks; SiteSucker behaves like a Web Robot, recursively searching new pages for additional links. Link Sequence Downloader QED does not, it only downloads the specifically requested files. At Zenopolis we would encourage Mac users to try several alternative download solutions to find the one that best suits their needs.
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Version 0.02b
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3.5

App requirements: 
  • Intel 32
  • PPC 32
  • Mac OS X 10.3.9 or later
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