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Download with Free Download Manager

25 Nov 2007 | Useful |  35 comments
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I have mentioned earlier in this post that I have developed a liking for open source softwares, and would like to share my findings with the uninformed.

It has been quite a while since I last used a download manager apart from the browser’s own default file downloader, seldom download big files that would require me to use a download manager. For fileplanet.com downloads, I use their down Download Manager.

When I revisited newgrounds.com again, I felt an urge to use a download manager to acquire the .swf files off that site. I have always been a collector in the physical realm, hence I am not much different in the cyberspace when it comes to acquiring files.

And so I google-ed for the key words “Download Manager wiki”, checked out the comparison table in wikipedia and finally decided to use this “Free Download Manager”. Without further delay, the details:

Official Home Page:
http://www.freedownloadmanager.org/

Download link:
http://files.freedownloadmanager.org/fdminst.exe

Main Features:

  • Increase your download speed and resume broken downloads
  • Flash video download
  • Enjoy easy file sharing
  • HTTP/FTP/BitTorrent support
  • GNU General Public License
  • Enjoy safer and more rewarding downloading

So far I have found this Free Download Manager to be quite okay to use. I have download several .swf files off newgrounds.com using this. Does anyone else still use Download Managers?

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35 Comments

  1. 27th November 2007 
    12:20 am         

    kljs
    said the following:

    I used Firefox 3 download manager….. since I am using a development build of Firefox….

  2. 28th November 2007 
    7:51 am         

    Deimos Tel`Arin
    said the following:

    @kljs:

    Yarrrr. Firefox 3’s download manager aye?
    How’s it like?
    Good? 😀

    I think this is the first time they integrated a download manager into Firefox, right? 😉

    Can download flash videos from YouTube or not? 🙄

    Cheers!

  3. 2nd April 2008 
    4:18 pm         

    oxalis
    said the following:

    use xunlei…faster download maybe…get the translated version by hehehunter…

  4. 2nd April 2008 
    8:06 pm         

    Deimos Tel`Arin
    said the following:

    @oxalis:
    Never heard of it before. 😐
    I’ll stick with this Free Download Manager, it works for me. :mrgreen:

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