Download manager

Discussion in 'Windows Desktop Systems' started by zeke_mo, Dec 24, 2004.

  1. zeke_mo

    zeke_mo (value not set) Staff Member Political User Folding Team

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    I am looking for a good download manager that works with firefox. I dont mind paying for one but opensource would be nice, but i have never heard of one :wow:
    Thanks for the help.
     
  2. ming

    ming OSNN Advanced

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    not sure if flashget works with it.... but that's a good one.
     
  3. Mainframeguy

    Mainframeguy Debiant by way of Ubuntu Folding Team

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    hey no need to pay - google up freshdownload - I use it and it works a treat, integrates with browser if you want also, totally free - should not have to pay for something like that.... gimme reps if you agree - don't if you find something better (just tell me about it instead!)
     
  4. zeke_mo

    zeke_mo (value not set) Staff Member Political User Folding Team

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    I would try it but it wont take any of my email addresses!! :monster: Ill try it again later. Any other ideas?
     
  5. leedogg

    leedogg Gojyone kawaiiiiiiii!

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    Does anybody know why my firefox treats images as downloads? i.e if I save an image it freezes the page until it downloads and a download complete box shows.
     
  6. dreamliner77

    dreamliner77 The Analog Kid

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    Firefox doesn't do that here...
     
  7. Mainframeguy

    Mainframeguy Debiant by way of Ubuntu Folding Team

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    PM me one and I can send it to you I feel sure.... or pop into IRC and I'll DCC it... or if you really need to I can upload it to an FTP space for you? Would want to PM you the addie though (bandwidth capped so not for everyone) so let me know....
     
  8. Khayman

    Khayman I'm sorry Hal... Political User Folding Team

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    Make sure images aren't in the file types list of the download options

    oh and another vote for FreshDownload
     
  9. Johnny

    Johnny .. Commodore .. Political User

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    Flashget with the flashgot extension works great with firefox. You can use other download managers with the same extension.
     
  10. Perris Calderon

    Perris Calderon Moderator Staff Member Political User

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    also star downloader has an extension for firefox
     
  11. LordOfLA

    LordOfLA Godlike!

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    I use NetTransport registered edition with flashgot & firefox :D does me fine.
     
  12. NetRyder

    NetRyder Tech Junkie Folding Team

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    Another vote for NetTransport, although I tend to use it only when I'm downloading very large files. The nicest feature is being able to download MMS and RTSP streams. :)
     
  13. American Zombie

    American Zombie Moderator Staff Member Political User

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    I use Reget now and used to use Getright. I switched as Reget will catch downloads without running in taskbar notify area like Getright does.
     
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  14. delta4s

    delta4s BLACK HAWK ALOFT

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    Another vote for Reget, though you'll have to *find* it yourself ;)
    Reget is the only one that really accelerated my downloads (increase the # of simultaneous connections to 100)