Security and Technology Ramblings…

aria2 is a utility for downloading files. The supported protocols are http(s)/ftp/BitTorrent/Metalink. aria2 has powerful segmented downloading ability, downloading a file from multiple sources and multiple protocols, utilizing your download bandwidth to the max. It even supports downloading a file from http/ftp and BitTorrent at the same time, while the data downloaded from http/ftp is uploaded to BitTorrent swarm.
aria2 also provides most reliable http/ftp downloading experience ever. Using Metalink’s chunk checksums, aria2 automatically validates chunk of data while downloading like BitTorrent.

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