VisualWget is a free and open source, visual download manager to retrieve files from the web - based on Wget. It provides a GUI (Graphical User Interface) for Wget and some more features.

When retrieving a file, VisualWget will gather information, then compute a jobs list displaying a progress bar, speed and ETA. You can easily see the progress of the files yourself.

You can run VisualWget on many different OS’s.


  • Provides an easy to use, GUI for Wget
  • Able to fetch documents, archives, pictures, as well as HTML resources
  • Clear and easy display of downloads
  • Settings, proxies, fonts and sounds are fully customisable
  • Active downloads can be paused and then continued at a later date
  • Ability to queue downloads
  • Download scheduler
  • Takes advantage of all Wget’s functionalities

What can VisualWget be used for?

Download a webpage for offline viewing

Using VisualWget you can easily download a webpage and then view it later offline.

Scheduling large & multiple files

VisualWget can easily schedule the download of files, even large ones!

VisualWget Documentation