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Download multiple files are once from multiple links in Excel

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I have a large Excel spreadsheet with 1000's of links to an image (pdf files). I would like to download them all without having to click each one of the click. Is there any tool that will help me with this?
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Zsolt Pribusz earned 2000 total points
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If those links are hyperlinks in excel, then you can use a macro to extract them.
I found this example of a macro that will find each hyperlink in a worksheet, extract each one's URL, and stick that URL in the cell directly to the right of the hyperlink.
Sub ExtractHL()
    Dim HL As Hyperlink
    For Each HL In ActiveSheet.Hyperlinks
        HL.Range.Offset(0, 1).Value = HL.Address
    Next
End Sub

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After links are extracted, you can use some mass downloader application  to get the files, like http://downstairs.dnsalias.net/massdownload.html
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Perfect!!!!! Thank Zsolt
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Hello Zsolt Pribusz,
Massdownload is throwing  Exception: IOHandler value is not valid on downloading. Please tell me know your thoughts on this
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