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Wget for VMS - A WWW (FTP and HTTP) File Retrieval Utility


Excerpt from the original Wget README file

GNU Wget is a free utility for non-interactive download of files from the Web. It supports HTTP, HTTPS, and FTP protocols, as well as retrieval through HTTP proxies.

It can follow links in HTML pages and create local versions of remote Web sites, fully recreating the directory structure of the original site. This is sometimes referred to as "recursive downloading." While doing that, Wget respects the Robot Exclusion Standard (/robots.txt). Wget can be instructed to convert the links in downloaded HTML files to the local files for offline viewing.

Recursive downloading also works with FTP, where Wget can retrieve a hierarchy of directories and files.

Files to be downloaded are specified using standard URI/URL (Uniform Resource Identifier/Locator) format. Supported schemes include FTP and HTTP (and, optionally, HTTPS).


GNU Wget Source (FTP and HTTP)


Wget 1.16.3 for VMS (client or server)


Wget 1.16.3 VMS-Ready Kit


Wget for VMS Archive

All versions of Wget for VMS, including older and experimental ones, may be found at the archive: /ftp/wget/

FTP access is also available at: ftp://ftp.antinode.info/wget/


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