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FlashGet 3.7.0.1220

When downloading files from the internet, it is not uncommon to find that data transfer take significantly longer than expected. This is often not because you have a slow internet connection, but because the site you are downloading from is experiencing a high volume of traffic.

FlashGet can help to greatly speed up your downloads by downloading files from multiple locations at the same time. Many files available for download are not just stored in a single location, duplicate copies - known as mirrors - tend to exist. By splitting a download into numerous sections and downloading different parts from different mirrors, FlashGet can achieve the fastest transfer rate possible.

The program supports a number of protocols including HTTP, FTP, BT, MMS and RTSP and no advanced configuration is needed. If you are downloading a large number of files you can opt to automatically organise files into categories to make them easier to locate when transfers are finished, and as a security measure your antivirus tool can be automatically called to check files for potential threats.

A drop zone floating panel is also available which can be used to instigate downloads by simply dragging and dropping links. Whether viewed as a download manager or a download accelerator, FlashGet helps to make using the internet a less frustrating experience.
 

Platforms: Windows 2000, Windows 7 (32 bit), Windows 7 (64 bit), Windows Vista (32 bit), Windows Vista (64 bit), Windows XP
Version: 3.5
Licence: Freeware
Manufacturer: Trend Media Corporation Limited
Date Added: {ts '2013-06-17 09:47:00'}


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