manga-py VS mdownloader

Compare manga-py vs mdownloader and see what are their differences.


Universal manga downloader (for your offline reading) (by manga-py)


MangaDex downloader using python. Forked from the repo linked (by ArdaxHz)
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manga-py mdownloader
1 2
454 7
0.7% -
5.5 3.0
7 months ago 5 months ago
Python Python
MIT License GNU General Public License v3.0 only
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Posts with mentions or reviews of manga-py. We have used some of these posts to build our list of alternatives and similar projects. The last one was on 2021-12-24.


Posts with mentions or reviews of mdownloader. We have used some of these posts to build our list of alternatives and similar projects. The last one was on 2021-05-29.

What are some alternatives?

When comparing manga-py and mdownloader you can also consider the following projects:

mangadex-downloader - A command-line tool to download manga from MangaDex, written in Python.

mangadex-dl - Download manga from

Manga-Tagger - The only tool you'll need to rename and write metadata to your digital manga library

gallery-dl - Command-line program to download image galleries and collections from several image hosting sites

yt-dlp - A youtube-dl fork with additional features and fixes


MALSync - Integrates MyAnimeList/AniList/Kitsu/Simkl into various sites, with auto episode tracking.

TachiyomiSYPreview - A download host for TachiyomiSY Preview builds