Free Download Manager (FDM) is a light-weight, powerful and easy-to-use application, a full-featured download accelerator and manager. It allows you to download files and whole web sites from any remote server via HTTP, HTTPS and FTP. With FDM the downloading process will be as easy as never! With FDM you needn't start the downloading from the beginning after casual interruption. You can resume unfinished download from the place where it have been interrupted. Also this program warns you if some servers don't support download resuming. It allows you to make a decision about the downloading. So with FDM you save your time and money.
Free Download Manager never downloads the whole file at once. It splits files into several sections and then downloads them at the same time allowing you to increase your download speed up to 600%. Free Download Manager can be used to organize your downloads, set the connection, launch the programs. Features of the download manager include: easy integration with Internet Explorer and Opera, powerful scheduler, antivirus integration, adjusting traffic usage, resuming downloads, downloading complete websites...
Changes in version 2.3 build 607:
[+] Portable mode
[+] Bittorrent protocol support
[+] Metalink support
[+] Macroses for specifying the output folder for downloads
[+] Site Explorer: Progress of building of the list of files
[+] Option to disable notifications for batch downloads
[+] Ability to specify the list of sites that should not be monitored
[+] Automatic integrity check of downloaded file
[+] Take proxy settings from Firefox browser
[+] Sub groups
[+] "Grant all bandwidth for this download" feature
[+] Ability to change the folder for storing FDM's data files.
[+] Some small improvements and changes
[*] Speedup of work with the large lists of downloads
[*] Interface improvements
[-] Site Explorer: crash if some network error occurs while building the list of files
[-] Senseless loop, if zip preview failed
[-] Zip preview did not work for sites that allow 1 connection per ip only
[-] Downloaded file was launched before performing the virus check
[-] Work with FTP ASCII mode bug fixed
[-] Scheduler: when scheduling a download to start "Every ..." it will show "0 days" instead of hours or minutes.
[-] Failed to download if there was '%' symbol in the FTP url.