Top 5 free download managers

October 26, 2011|  

World of downloads
Downloading software, games, videos, music, etc is one of the most common task of Internet users. Download managers are software, which enables you to download large files quickly and easily, with resuming abilities. With download managers, you can efficiently download data from the net.
The benefits of download mangers are:

1. You can pause your download and resume later.
2. Your download speed is accelerated.
3. Download and manage more than one downloads simultaneously.

And much more. Also there are free as well as commercial download managers available on the Internet. Here I have listed the best 5 free download managers of my opinion.

1. FlashGet: 

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As far as I have seen, FlashGet has attracted the maximum number of users all over the net.It uses MHT(Multi-server Hyper-threading Transportation) technique, supports various protocols and has excellent document management features. The latest version of FlashGet is FlashGet v3.3. You can download FlashGet from

2. Download Accelerator Plus:

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Download Accelerator Plus, commonly known as DAP is available as free as well as commercial-'Premium' product. There are some limitations in the free version, but still it is one of the most preferred free download manager. You can download DAP from

3. Free Download Manager:

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Free Download Manager(FDM) is a completely free and powerful, yet easy to use download manger with all the capabilities of a commercial software. FDM also supports BitTorrent downloads, flash video downloads and much more. You can download FDM from

4. GetGo Download Manager:

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GetGo Download Manager is made for easily downloading video/music files from Myspace, Google Video, MetaCafe, DailyMotion, iFilm/Spike and any websites with embedded FLV flash videos. It also gets integrated in Internet Explorer and Mozilla Firefox. You can download GetGo Download Manager from

5. Orbit Downloader: 

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Orbit downloader also supports downloading video/music/streaming media from Myspace, YouTube, Imeem, Pandora, Rapidshare,etc. It is completely free and can be downloaded from