Download Manager


The majority of people in the world may have moved from dial-up modem to speedy broadband connections. We may be downloading files faster but you will agree the file sizes that we download have increased too. Some of you may feel download manager are obsolete but are they really?

Suppose you are downloading a large file and you have almost completed it. At that moment the worse thing happens. The internet connection goes down and your download gets interrupted. Imagine the frustration you will have just because you have to download the file again. The scenario would have been better if you had a download manager. You could have resumed the interrupted download from the same position like nothing happened.

Folx is one such download manager for Mac OS X users that is more than just your regular download manager. In addition to the regular features of a download manager like resuming unfinished downloads, and increasing download speed, it features a torrent manager and a YouTube video downloader. We will today look into Folx 5, the latest avatar of the popular download manager for OS X platform. Today, we will take the latest version up for a spin and review Folx 5 for Mac here.

SSDownloader is an open source application which makes downloading current versions of popular antivirus, anti-malware, firewall, and other system utility software a snap. It is basically a special download manager built to download the latest version of security suites or system utilities directly from the manufacturer’s website.

This app offers some advantages of its own, like a user don’t have to check the manufacturer or developer website to download the latest version of his favorite security or utility app. It also protects users from downloading rogue security softwares as it gets all the apps from the respective developer/manufacturer’s site. Also, since there are many popular security software available for Windows, some of which are free and others are paid versions. So, lots of people don’t know which anti-virus and anti-spyware software they should use in their systems.

Microsoft has released a free download manager, dubbed the Microsoft Download Manager, is designed to integrate seamlessly with Windows 7. It is now available as free download from Microsoft. Microsoft Download Manager utility is designed to help users control their downloads beyond the boundaries of the browser. It is specifically designed for downloads from Microsoft pages on the Internet but it can be used for any HTTP based downloads.

The Microsoft Download Manager enables you to download files from the Internet in a more reliable and faster way than using a browser alone. Using the Download Manager makes it easier to download large files such as an application or multimedia files.

More often than not, when users try downloading very large files, they face all kinds of problems, especially in the context of an unreliable connection. In such situations a download manager comes to rescue the user and helps the user to complete any download tasks, a feature which is missing in the browsers.