Internet Download Manager (IDM)is a tool to increase download speeds by up to 500 percent, resume and schedule downloads. Comprehensive error recovery and resume capability will restart broken or interrupted downloads due to lost connections, network problems, computer shutdowns, or unexpected power outages. Simple graphic user interface makes IDM user friendly and easy to use.
Internet Download Manager has a smart download logic accelerator thatfeatures intelligent dynamic file segmentation and safe multipartdownloading technology to accelerate your downloads. Unlike otherdownload accelerators and managers that segment files beforedownloading starts, Internet Download Manager segments downloaded filesdynamically during download process. Internet Download Manager reusesavailable connections without additional connect and login stages toachieve better acceleration performance.
Internet Download Manager supports proxy servers, ftp and httpprotocols, firewalls, redirects, cookies, directories withauthorization, MP3 audio and MPEG video content processing, and a largenumber of directory listing formats. IDM integrates seamlessly intoMicrosoft Internet Explorer, Netscape, MSN Explorer, AOL, Opera,Mozilla, Mozilla Firefox, Mozilla Firebird, Avant Browser, MyIE2, andall other popular browsers to automatically handle your downloads. Youcan also drag and drop files, or use Internet Download Manager fromcommand line. Internet Download Manager can dial your modem at the settime, download the files you want, then hang up or even shut down yourcomputer when it's done.
Other features include multilingual support, zip preview,download categories, built-in download accelerator, scheduler pro,sounds on events, HTTPS support, queue processor, pipelining of ftpcommands, html help and tutorial, enhanced virus protection on downloadcompletion, progressive downloading with quotas (useful for connectionsthat use some kind of fair access policy or FAP like Direcway, DirectPC, Hughes, etc.), command line parameters, and many others.
Version 5.02 adds the site grabber feature. This feature not only lets you download required files that are specified with filters, for example all pictures from a web site, or all audio files from a web site, but it also lets you download subsets of web sites, or complete web sites for mirroring or offline browsing.It's possible to schedule multiple grabber projects to run them once at a specified time, stop them at a specified time, or run periodically to synchronize changes. The new version also adds improved browser integration, redesigned and enhanced download engine, the unique integration into all latest browsers, improved toolbar,and a wealth of other improvements and new features.