wget is a command line based file downloader available on *nix systems and to Windows users through the UnxUtils package hosted at SourceSafe.

The following are command line examples of how to download files with wget:

Basic usage:

wget [URL]

Continuing a partially downloaded file:

wget -c [other parameters as required]

Recursively downloading a particular file type (e.g. MP3s) from all links on web site:

wget -r -l1 --no-parent -A.mp3 [full URL of the web page with mp3 links]

-r recursive
-l levels of recursion
--no-parent references back to the parent directory are ignored
-A.mp3 accept only .mp3 format files reject all others
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