A long time ago, the download manager FlashGet was able to add mirrors from multiple different URLs and it would download simultaneously (1) from all mirrors. This can speed up connection in case the web server limits the speed.

As FlashGet is abandoned and full of malware, I am looking for a download manager with this feature ever since and couldn't find one. I tried: FlashGot, Persepolis, FDM and others (2)

Is there any FOSS or proprietary download manager for windows that provides this feature?

1 https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/FlashGet#Features

2 https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Comparison_of_download_managers


uGet browser extension has "multiple mirrors/sources" in features while being open-source. Works on Chrome, Firefox and Opera.
FDM 3.9, unlike later versions, lists "Simultaneous downloading from several mirrors" in its features and released under GNU Public License. But as old version it is optimized for vista/xp.

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    uGet seems to provide exactly that feature. Thanks a lot @Bald Eagle – Underlines May 27 at 6:28

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