Best free alternatives for Mac - try Folx


TransferCloud, is an online service that allows you to transfer files via regular and magnet links and torrents directly to your cloud account (Dropbox, Google Drive, Amazon Cloud, etc.), or download them and stream content to your computer.

With TorrentCloud you can get a 7-day trial that will allow you to download 10 files with a limitation 3GB per day. If you like the service you have an option to upgrade to one of their plans: basic, premium, power.

The software quite similar to TransferCloud Mac service is Folx. Folx is a free download manager and torrent client for Mac that can handle a multitude of regular, torrent downloads as well as magnet links and can pause and resume tasks whenever needed. This free alternative to TransferCloud for Mac helps you keep your downloaded content neatly organized on your computer and easily discoverable thanks to efficient tagging system.

In Folx one can create their own torrents and share with others.

For those looking for more advanced ways of managing their downloads, Folx comes in PRO version for a one-time reasonable fee. Here is what it can do:

  • Regulate speed either manually or automatically so that the Internet bandwidth is properly allocated among all apps on the computer that require connection.
  • Torrent search is available directly from the app and works on many torrent trackers simultaneously, which significantly simplifies finding the specific content.
  • Scheduling the downloads at any convenient day and time is easy and helpful. You can set Folx to quit, system to shut down, or go to sleep mode upon finishing all download tasks.
  • The login details for every website and tracker can be auto filled for quicker access. Websites with web authentication and FTP websites are also supported.
  • All downloaded media content can be automatically added to corresponding Music (former iTunes) playlists.

Unlike the sites like TransferCloud for Mac, Folx is a software application, which promises more stability and reliability as well versatility. Folx is easily the best alternative to TransferCloud Mac and comes highly recommended by our reviewers. You can also use Folx to download cached torrents from Seedr when needed.


Requirements: OS X 10.9+ , 76.1MB free space
Version 5.13.13908 (27th Nov, 2019) Release notes
Category: UtilitiesApplication
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