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Welcome to the home page of KMAGO. Take a look at What's New in our web.

KMAGO stands for MAnager for Get Operations. It's a download manager with a nice GUI interface.

It is based on KDE library , and QT, either GPL'ed libraries.

Currently, download operations can be based on KDE I/O library. GNU wget (by Hrvoje Niksic ) support is available only for 1.5.3 version, and is currently not compiled in by default.


drag and drop operations with applications (konqueror, Netscape, ...) and between KMago widgets
drop target and system tray icon with d'n'd capabilities
transfers grouping
multiple downloads control with priority and selectable priority policy
resume capability check
full configurable
enabled to manage many retriever commands
cookie and http related management offered by KDE I/O library

What do you need to run KMago?

KDE Desktop environment, at least version 2.0.1.
QT libraries, at least version 2.2.
optionally wget command line files retriever version 1.5.3.

General Informations

Released with a GPL license.
Developed mostly with KDevelop, xemacs, Debian Linux 2.2.

Your advices, bug reports, criticisms are welcome at

Thanks for your visit.


Sergio Moretti


What's New

The following is a list of recent additions to our web.  The most recent changes are listed first, and each item is linked to the page with the updated content.


Port to KDE3 available in release 2.0


Red Hat packages for release 1.1.2 available


KMago stable release 1.1.2 available:
Added DCOP interface.
Fixed restoring, "start with resume check", fatal error management and some other minor bugs.
welcome to new Debian maintainer Michael Janssen


Red Hat packages for release 1.1.1 available


KMago first stable release 1.1.1 available:
Rearranged clipboard operations.
Ready for translations.
Added "disable http cache" kio config entry.
Added event notification on transfer start, error, complete, application quit.
Added menu entries for exit on idle, kill all, execute on idle.
Added conf entry for "idle command".
Added a bunch of options to control run-time behavior.
Added transfer's download progress windows, with tray icon.


Web update, added FAQ page.


Red Hat packages for release 1.1 available


KMago beta release 1.1 available:
"set" entry in menu to modify some settings, included priority.
"minimum bandwidth" manager configuration entry.
option to run as single application.
"settings" dialog included in "configure" dialog, now "status" dialog is read-only.
"disable cookie" configure entry for kio transfer.
new managers view based on ListView.
"exit-on-idle" option, to enable the to stop the program when there are no transfer available to download.
"download-lock" option, to enable/disable download lock.
document format changed, added version control.
too many changes to tell.


Red Hat packages for release 1.0.3 available


KMago beta release 1.0.3 available:
many fixes in kio transfer, now ready to use
visual improvements, as transfer's detail settings, manager's rename able, menus extensions
minor fixes in wget parsing
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Copyright @ 2003 by Sergio Moretti.
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Last updated: 15/11/2003.