If you browse Internet using slow connection then for downloading large files you must need download managers. Download manager is a software that helps user to pause downloading process and re initiate from the point it has paused. Nowadays download managers are not only for controlling purpose it also boosts the speed of download using multiple connection with the source servers. There are lots of premium download managers are available for Windows Operating System but every one cannot afford them. Using cracked version or illegal methods to use the premium program can harm your computer or rise legal and security issues. So it is better to use free programs and there are lots of free download managers available also.
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Check some of the free download managers for Windows users :
Free Download Manager : Free download Manager is one of the popular name after internet download manager . It is a open-source download manager used by million of people for its ability to boost download speed up to 6 times even in a very slow internet connection. It can download files from any kind of site servers like http, https,ftp also supports torrent and magnet links. Free download manager splits source file into various number of parts according to allowed connection to the server and starts downloading the simultaneously.FDM also allow flash video grabbing from YouTube, MySpace, Dailymotion etc. By default videos will be downloaded in .flv format but you can download them in different formats , select your desired formal before starting the download.
Orbit Downloader : Orbit is also another free download manager software for Windows . It is powered with P2P downloading technology . It has smart download logic accelerator and advanced robust multi-threaded download algorithm technology that speeds up download speed up to 500%. Orbit downloader supports http, https,ftp, mms, rtsp and other protocol formats.Orbit also supports http post methods and makes download from file sharing websites fast, safer and stable. Most of the available browsers are supported by it . New social grabber from Orbit Downloader lets user to stream and download flash files, Movies, Songs from YouTube, MySpace and many more.
FlashGet : FlashGet is also one of the leading free download managers with a large number of user base . FlashGet uses MHT (Multi-server Hyper-threading Transportation) technology and it can speed up download speed up to 6 to 10 times. Supports multiple protocols like HTTP, FTP, BT, eMule and more. It offers virus scan after downloading the file with your selected antivirus program .For downloading it uses minimum system resources so no interruption on regular computing . Powerful management service with easy drag and drop, search, directory listing etc . FlashGet is fully freeware and it does not install any spy or adware on pc.
Download Accelerator Plus (DAP): Most of us familiar with this name and those who are not , let me introduce this freeware. Actually DAP has two version both free and premium. Free one lacks some features but it is also good . DAP includes attractive features like easy link grabbing , good quality management, multi connection downloading , download security with zone alarm, fast and stable download.Features like tabbed download , file preview, broadband optimization makes this tool attractive than others.
Download Master : Download Master is a smooth and attractive download managing software that has both free and premium versions. Using multi download technology it splits large files into small pieces and downloads the parts on same time. It can access http, https and ftp downloading protocols.Download Master can be integrated with Internet Explorer, Firefox, Mozilla, Opera, Netscape and others.