How to setup wget on Mac OS without Homebrew or MacPorts

  1. Go to and download last version of wget.
  2. Open Terminal and go to folder with wget. After it enter this line.:
    tar -xvzf wget-1.15.tar.xz
    wget-1.15.tar.xz - name of archive with wget.
  3. Go to unarchived folder:
    cd wget-1.15
  4. Enter in terminal those commands for wget install:
    ./configure --with-ssl=openssl
    sudo make install
  5. Test if everything works as expected wget --help

Now, if you want download a list of files use this command:
wget -i files.list
files.list - file with URLs list.