If you are planning to build an Android App that would need to send request to server to download some mp3, mp4, pdf or even apk files. Here is a list of 14 Top Free Android Download manager library that you can use in your Android project and enhance the capability of your App to download files much easily.
1. Fetch Android Download Manager Library
Made by Developer Tonyo Francis, Fetch is a great Android Download manager library coded in Kotlin Programming Language. It’s simple to use and easily customisable. One can download any file with .mp3, .mp4, .json or .mp4 file format files easily using Fetch Android Download Manager Library. The developer claims it to have a simple an easy to use API with continuous and concurrent downloading in background support. You can Pause and Resume your downloads and track the progress with speed reporting and ability to retry failed downloads. For complete documentation on ‘Fetch’, Click here.
2. Download-Manager by Novoda
Download-Manager by Novoda is a Free Android Download manager library coded in Java Programming Language. The developer claims it to have ability to handle long-running HTTP Downloads which can happen in the background and retry downloads after failures or across connectivity changes and system reboots. For complete documentation on ‘Download-Manager’, Click here.
3. Insta Downloader by Ican
Are you building an Android App that can allow user to Download a simple Instagram video or Photo, here is a project built from scratch that you can find on Github, ‘Link here‘, which you can use in your project and build this great app.
4. Sugar Loader Android Download Manager Library
Do you hate writing long pieces of code? Yes, i do too. Google Loader API allows you to load data from a source provided for display. With loader API, on a fragment that needs one call to display data, developers can develop the fragment as a simple init -> load -> display page, without having to consider fragment lifecycle (state restoration, etc…). Loader API was designed for this.
But Google Loader API is verbose, meaning it has lots of code involved in it and this is why many developers prefer alternative libraries. However Sugar Loader is just a naive wrapper that simplifies Loader API to a simple builder chain. It is designed so that data loading should be written as a simple pipeline. Every builder parameter is optional.
SugarLoader pulls no library, except for android support, so that it works on both standard and support Activities and Fragments. So you have no risk to pull unwanted libraries into your project, that would interfere with your libraries. Supported language version goes down to java7, so you can use official Gradle’s java8 support for Android 24- API versions, retrolambda, or inner anonymous objects if you like boilerplate. Min supported sdk is version 9 (Gingerbread). For complete documentation on SugarLoader, Click here.
5. Youtube MP3 Downloader
Youtube MP3 Downloader is a free Android Download Manager library that allows you to download any YOutube video as .mp3 file. More information on this library can be found here.
RxDownloader is a Free Android Android Download manager library that can download multiple files of any file format. The developer hasn’t provided much detailed information but you can explore this project here: Click Here.
7. Multi Thread Android Download Manager Library
As the name itself suggest, Multi Thread Downloader allows user to download multiple download, coded in Java language the library hasn’t been completely tested and still in beta. You can still have a look at it over here.
8. File Downloader Android Download Manager
Coded in Java Language this Android Download Manager Library is a multi task file download engine that allows developer to customize its various components. You can look at this project over here.
9. Download Progress Android Download Manager Library
Coded in Java Language this Android Download Manager Library shows a download progressBar, total size, downloadedSize, percentage downloaded and a cancel button of the android DownloadManager with just few lines of code. Its quite similar to Google Play UI. For more information on this library, see here.
10. Thin Download Manager
Coded in Java Language this Android Download Manager Library Thin DownloadManager is an android library primary to download files and to avoid using DOWNLOAD_WITHOUT_NOTIFICATION permission when using Android provided DownloadManager in your application. This library can be used in situations where you wanted to download a file into application’s sandboxed cache or files directory where no one else can access to. For more information on this library, see here.
11. Medescope Android Download
Coded in Java Language this Android Download Manager Library, Medescope Android Download Manager Library is a ready-to-use library that encapsulate the Android Download Manager. Using an interface you can easily connect to your Activity or Fragment and used it. It runs on other process as an independent service. For more information on this library, see here.
12. Android Download Manager Library
Coded in Java Language this Android Download Manager Library helps you to download files in parallel mechanism and notify developers about tasks status. Its each download task cross 6 stats in its lifetime.
- download finished
For more information on this library see here.
13. PR Downloader
Similar to Fetch, PrDownloader Android Download Manager Library, coded in Java Language allows user to download allows user to download any type of files like image, video, pdf, apk and etc. The downloader library supports pause and resume while downloading even large files. It has a simple interface to make download request and one can check the status of downloading with the given download Id.
PRDownloader gives callbacks for everything like onProgress, onCancel, onStart, onError and etc while downloading a file and supports proper request canceling. Also one can make parallel download requests
For more information on this library, see here.
14. File Loader Android Download Manager Library
Coded in Java Language this Android Download Manager Library this Android library can be used for downloading, saving/caching and retrieving any type of files ( image, video, pdf, apk etc ) easily. For more information on this library, see here.