Wget for Windows

Wget is a free utility for non-interactive download of files from the Web. It supports http, https, and ftp protocols, as well as retrieval through http proxies. It’s a Linux utility, but is also available for Windows.

Download wget for Windows from the project page. What you get is the executable, not an installer, so place the file wherever you wish. If you don’t have a reason to place it elsewhere, placing it in %sysdrive%Windows is a logical place and has the advantage of allowing you to run it from any directory without having to edit Windows’ path.

For a quick reference, wget –help. The complete manual is available online. And wget works the same on Windows and on Linux, so any reference you find on will do.


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