re: JFW-friendly download accelerator?

  • From: "Alan Clendinen" <alanclendinen@xxxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: <jfw@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Sat, 31 Oct 2009 08:46:42 -0400


I tried going to, but that site only says "coming 

I then searched for "Free Download Manager" on google, but this is a very 
generic phrase used by numerous download accelerator programs. Here is a 
review of one such program:

Free Download Accelerator 2.0

Reviewed by: CNET Staff

"Though this download manager is free, using it will cost you. Free Download 
Accelerator does help speed up multiple-program downloads, but the program 

and lack of features make it a middling choice among many other freeware 
options. The program interface is plastered with banner ads and can't be 

What's more, every time you start a download, a small dialog window pops 
up--which we found annoying while testing multiple downloads. Unlike other 

Free Download Accelerator doesn't work with your browser but requires you to 
transfer file links to a Clipboard. Automation options are few; the only 

we found is that the program shuts itself down after completing its 
scheduled downloads. Overall, this is only a basic program among many other 

freeware options in the market."

Is this the program you are recommending? If so, it doesn't sound very 


Peter wrote:

Free download manager works very well and as the name suggests, it's free. 

google free download manager but I think it's just


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