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This package was approved as a trusted package on 12/19/2016.

GNU Wget has many features to make retrieving large files or mirroring entire web or FTP sites easy, including:

Can resume aborted downloads, using REST and RANGE
Can use filename wild cards and recursively mirror directories
NLS-based message files for many different languages
Optionally converts absolute links in downloaded documents to relative, so that downloaded documents may link to each other locally
Runs on most UNIX-like operating systems as well as Microsoft Windows
Supports HTTP proxies
Supports HTTP cookies
Supports persistent HTTP connections
Unattended / background operation
Uses local file timestamps to determine whether documents need to be re-downloaded when mirroring
GNU Wget is distributed under the GNU General Public License.

To install Wget, run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:

C:\> choco install wget --version 1.11.4

To upgrade Wget, run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:

C:\> choco upgrade wget --version 1.11.4


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Package Maintainer(s)

Software Author(s)

  • Giuseppe Scrivano


Version History

Version Downloads Last updated Status
GNU Wget 1.19.4 392661 Wednesday, January 24, 2018 approved
GNU Wget 1.19.3 5203 Sunday, January 21, 2018 approved
GNU Wget 1.19.2 97207 Saturday, October 28, 2017 approved
GNU Wget 1.19.1 256037 Sunday, February 26, 2017 approved
GNU Wget 19977 Saturday, December 10, 2016 approved
GNU Wget (Install) 1.18 6901 Wednesday, December 7, 2016 approved
Wget 55445 Saturday, November 28, 2015 approved
Wget 17739 Wednesday, April 8, 2015 approved
Wget 30653 Sunday, January 22, 2012 approved
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