Download Buddy
Download Buddy


Download Buddy free download for Mac

Download Buddy1.9

14 February 2019

Easy-to-use Internet-download manager.


Download Buddy is a sophisticated but extremely easy-to-use Internet-download manager. It supports everything you need for stress-free and reliable downloading and does not disturb you with useless features or meaningless gimmicks.

  • Start multiple downloads with just one mouse click.
  • Context menu to start your downloads directly from Safari or every other application that allows selecting URL's. No plugins needed.
  • Support for adding URL's via drag-and-drop.
  • Limit the number of simultaneous downloads to keep performance high.
  • Pause, restart, cancel, remove and reorder individual or all downloads.
  • During downloading, the app icon shows a badge with the number of unfinished downloads.
  • While downloading, you can close the main form and let the download manager run in the background.
  • Prevents unintended computer sleep while downloading.
  • When all downloads are finished, you will see a Notification Center banner.
  • Restart automatically unfinished downloads when you restart the app.
  • Automatic resume of timed-out downloads.
  • Supports HTTP, HTTPS, and FTP protocols.
  • Support for password-protected HTTP and HTTPS downloads.
  • History form to view your download history, including all cancelled items.
  • Restart downloads from your download history.
  • Open downloaded files with associated app.
  • Full screen and Split screen support.
  • Full support for Retina displays.
  • Extended built-in Help system to get started.

Net Radar Add-on
The Net Radar Add-on is a new extension to Download Buddy that can be purchased within the app as an In-app purchase.

  • Net Radar monitors the location and other metadata of the public IP address of your Internet connection.
  • If you use a VPN connection, then Net Radar can monitor the operational status of your VPN.
  • Net Radar automatically stops all downloads when your network status or the connection metadata indicates a non-working VPN connection.
  • Includes a Setup Assistant that let you configure Net Radar with a few simple steps.
  • The technology is based on the stand-alone Net Radar app.

Note: This application contains in-app and/or external module purchases.

What's new in Download Buddy

Version 1.9:
  • Improved compatibility with MojaveSupport for Dark Mode appearanceSupport for Touch Bar in all main windowsRestored support for resuming downloads after system reboot

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How would you rate Download Buddy app?

2 Reviews of Download Buddy

21 November 2015
Version: 1.7.1

Most helpful

Available ONLY on Mac App Store (Take a star off)
11 January 2018
Version: 1.8.5
A trial version would be very helpful. Is it possible to load VBR file lists as text files?
21 November 2015
Version: 1.7.1
Available ONLY on Mac App Store (Take a star off)