download managers

Discussion in 'Windows Desktop Systems' started by painbird, Feb 27, 2004.

  1. painbird

    painbird Guest

    i have been using download mage for about a year now and i like it but it seems they are no longer supporting it. are there are others like it or better than it?



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  2. Khayman

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

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  3. Glaanieboy

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    I have always used Freshdownload, I was very pleased with it. The reason I don't use it anymore, is because Firebird/Fox comes with an integrated d/l manager.
     
  4. Perris Calderon

    Perris Calderon Moderator Staff Member Political User

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    the download manager doesn't have "que" in the mozilla browser as far as I know...que is a very important feature...you can set up like a hundred downloads at a time, and set how many can download at once

    I set mine to download one at a time, so I still have bandwidth to serf

    everyone that I know that tried star downloader stayed with it

    I set up my firefox to use star instead of the native manager
     
  5. paul2-0-0-2

    paul2-0-0-2 Moderator

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    FlashGet's the best i'v used so far and works with Firefox :)
     
  6. Sazar

    Sazar F@H - Is it in you? Staff Member Political User Folding Team

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    I use flashget as well... make sure you get a decent pop-up blocker if you use the free version of it though..
     
  7. Perris Calderon

    Perris Calderon Moderator Staff Member Political User

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    there are no pop ups, adds of any kind with the free version of star
     
  8. ~bk

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    Are download managers good?
     
  9. NetRyder

    NetRyder Tech Junkie Folding Team

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    For very large files on a relatively slow connection, yes.
    I haven't found the need to use one in quite a while.
     
  10. Evil Marge

    Evil Marge I Rule Political User

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    I'm same as perris,I use stardownloader :D
     
  11. ming

    ming OSNN Advanced

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    Flashget 1.1 is the best. You can tweak it so that you can get upto 30 connections per download. :)
     
  12. Johnny

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    Flashget 1.5 Final is the best one ever !! :D
     
  13. leedogg

    leedogg Gojyone kawaiiiiiiii!

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    I am using net transport. quite happy with it..
     
  14. Sapience____

    Sapience____ OSNN Junior Addict

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    I used getright when on dial-up, now on broadband don't really need it.

    After Version 4.5d it got poor. Crashes constantly, don't fully download, needs a reg patch for my server, well I tried some other managers, they're either got spyware or if free try to copy other dl managers. I will stick with getright as I payed for a lifetime licence, like all registered users.

    I think Go!zilla is better.

    My top 5 are

    1) Go!zilla (Registered)
    2) Get-right
    3) Accelerator +
    4) Star downloader
    =5) Mozilla and Opera dl managers.
     
  15. sboulema

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    same here :D
     
  16. sean.ferguson

    sean.ferguson Moderator Folding Team

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    i just use safari 1.2's default downloader, but mac only sorry :p
     
  17. SPeedY_B

    SPeedY_B I may actually be insane.

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    wget is the don. Has been ported to every platform under the sun, so you never need to change whatever you're using :) Most people are scared off by the command line though.