FlashGet is a powerful download manager that will solve two of the most annoying problems concerning Internet downloads: the speed and the management (finding mirrors, multithread downloading, pause/resume, etc.). This is one of my favorite download manager and I like it even more since version 1.72. Since that version it has become free with no add supported like it was before.
Free Download Manager? It is a powerful, easy-to-use and absolutely free download accelerator and manager. Moreover, FDM is 100% safe, open-source software distributed under GPL license. FDM offers these features: BitTorrent support Upload Manager Flash video downloading Portable (USB stick) mode Audio/video file preview and conversion Download acceleration Resume broken downloads Smart file management and powerful scheduler Adjust traffic usage HTML Spider: Download whole web pages or even whole web sites with HTML Spider. Simultaneous downloading from several mirrors Zip files partial download Active spyware and adware protection through active communication among users Multi language support Plus many more features!
GetNZB - Powerful and convenient Usenet Downloader for Windows. Integrated NZB Search Engine, No NNTP Account Required, Multithreaded Downloading up to 30 Mb/s, Integrated PAR2 repair tool and more other useful features. Current version of GetNZB has English, French, German, Russian and Spanish localizations. Install GetNZB and start downloading right now. No credit card required.
With GetRight, you never need to worry about your web connection failing in the middle of a large download. This is great for any Internet connection, and is especially important if you use a wireless or dial-up connection. When using GetRight, you will be able to resume your download right where it left off. People with Cable, DSL, or other fast Internet connections can benefit greatly from GetRight's Download Acceleration, Automatic Downloading, and Server Synchronization. GetRight is: Fast - Accelerate downloads by getting files from several servers at once. Safe - Recover downloads that are interrupted for any reason - lost connections, crashes, etc. Secure - No more lost files, easily see what is in progress and find your finished downloads. Easy-to-use - Works within your web browser to make downloading a snap, but with easy access to advanced features for power users. Powerful - Advanced downloading technology for both the novice and the expert! Supports HTTP, HTTPS, FTP, FTPS, and BitTorrent. Flexible - Supports FireFox, Internet Explorer, & Opera browsers. Runs on Windows Vista, XP, 2000, NT, ME, 98 & 95. Private - No Spyware!
DAP is a consumer application that accelerates your downloads using SPEEDbit's patented multi-channel technology. While you download, DAP ensures your computer is using maximum bandwidth by downloading from parallel mirror sites. Main features: Automatic Mirroring Speed Boost. Download safer as you see what the leading security programs say about your files. Continue broken or paused downloads Watch previews of videos as they download.
Star Downloader is a download manager that accelerates your downloads by splitting the files into several parts and downloading them simultaneously. Download speeds are increased further by choosing the fastest mirror sites. You may automatically resume broken downloads if your connection is lost or if your computer accidentally shuts down. With the scheduler, you can download files at certain times of the day. Star Downloader may also automatically connect to your ISP and hang-up upon completion of downloads. To help you organize and manage your downloads there is an advanced category system and an integrated unzipping utility can automatically unzip and install downloaded files. Star Downloader also integrates with your antivirus program to automatically scan files upon completion of the download. Star Downloader supports FTP and HTTP. Proxy is also supported.
IE DownloadHelper provides an easy tool to retrieve video and audio from webpages. The application helps you converting the media into your preferred format.
TeraCopy is a compact program designed to copy and move files at the maximum possible speed, providing the user a lot of features: Copy files faster. TeraCopy uses dynamically adjusted buffers to reduce seek times. Asynchronous copy speeds up file transfer between two physical hard drives. Pause and resume file transfers. Pause copy process at any time to free up system resources and continue with a single click. Error recovery. In case of copy error, TeraCopy will try several times and in the worse case just skips the file, not terminating the entire transfer. Interactive file list. TeraCopy shows failed file transfers and lets you fix the problem and recopy only problem files. Shell integration. TeraCopy can completely replace Explorer copy and move functions, allowing you work with files as usual. Full Unicode support.
As opposed to the Picasa service which provides an access to photos, the Google Books service does not allow users to download free electronic editions without digital copy protection and use them on other devices. Google Books Downloader is a little software that allows you to save these books in PDF or JPEG format (note: it supports only the books marked as full view).
JDownloader is open source, platform independent and written completely in Java. It simplifies downloading files from One-Click-Hosters like Rapidshare.com or Megaupload.com - not only for users with a premium account but also for users who don't pay. It offers downloading in multiple paralell streams, captcha recognition, automatical file extraction and much more. Of course, JDownloader is absolutely free of charge.
HTTrack is a free and easy-to-use offline browser utility. It allows you to download a World Wide website from the Internet to a local directory : Simply open a page of the "mirrored" website in your browser, and you can browse the site from link to link, as if you were viewing it online. HTTrack can also update an existing mirrored site, and resume interrupted downloads.