FDM( Free Download Manager ) is the best free internet download manager software for Microsoft Windows, I’ve been using it for several years without any issue. It’s an outstanding alternative to Download Accelerator Plus, Orbit Downloader, Internet Download Manager, GetRight and FlashGet.
- Easy to install and use, free and open source.
- Allows to download files and videos from any server with HTTP, HTTPS, BitTorrent and FTP protocol.
- Supports downloading videos from YouTube, Dailymotion, LiveDigital, etc.
- Allows to download files from RapidShare.
- Supports monitoring clipboard, Google Chrome browser, FireFox, Opera, Internet Explorer, Safari, SeaMonkey, Netscape.
- Split files into multiple sections and download them synchronously to accelerate the downloading process.
- Allows to pause, resume, restart, stop the downloading process freely.
- Group downloaded files into different groups according to their types( file extensions ): mp3, wav, au, ogg, aif, aiff, snd, voc, aac, mid, wma, exe, com, msi, avi, mpg, mov, wmv, mpeg, vob, mpe, flv, mp4, etc. You can create, modify and delete the groups freely.
- Allows to shutdown Windows when the downloading process is finished.
- 3 traffic usage modes: light mode, medium mode, heavy mode.
- Allows to customize maximum number of connections, limit the download bandwidth / traffic / speed, and switch to light mode to keep your web browser / online game running smoothly.
- Allows to check the integrity of downloaded files by comparing MD5/SHA-1 checksum.
- Multiple languages supported: English, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Russian, Spanish, etc.
- Allows to create a portable version.
- Allows to find mirror URLs automatically.
- And many more…
Free Download Manager supports all 32-bit Windows including Windows 7, Windows XP, etc.