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Internet Download Manager (also called IDM) is a shareware download manager. It is only available for the Microsoft Windows operating system.
Features [ edit ]
IDM while downloading a file in Windows 8.
Divides downloads into multiple streams for faster downloading
Import/Export download jobs
Auto/manual updating of download address
Recent downloads list for easy access to directories
Video downloading from streaming video sites.
[2 ] Dynamic segmentation throughout the downloading process.
[3 ] Protocols:
HTTP, FTP, HTTPS, MMS and Microsoft ISA [4 ] Authentication protocols: Basic, Negotiate, NTLM, and
Kerberos allowing for storage and auto-authentication of user names and passwords.
IDM supports the following
web browsers: Internet Explorer, Opera, Netscape Navigator, Apple Safari, Flock, Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, and many others. [5 ]
Reception [ edit ]
CNET's review, IDM received a rating of 3.5 out of 5 stars with CNET concluding "Internet Download Manager strikes us as a natural choice for users in need of a trusty transfer tool". [6 ]
Softpedia gave IDM a rating of 4.1 out of 5 stars with the editor stating in his review that "Internet Download Manager is a must have application for many users out there". An extended review has been done by [7 ] Softpedia on March 2014, giving the software 4 of 5 stars. [8 ]
References [ edit ]
^ "Internet Download Manager News".
^ "Download FLV Videos from Video Sites with IDM plugin" . Retrieved 8 July 2012.
^ "Download Internet Download Manager free" . Retrieved 8 July 2012.
^ "Internet Download Manager – Free Trial Download – Tucows Downloads" . Retrieved 8 July 2012.
^ "Internet Download Manager Features" . Retrieved 13 January 2013.
^ "Internet Download Manager - CNET Download.com" . Retrieved 8 July 2012.
^ "Download Internet Download Manager 6.12 Beta 2 / 6.11 Build 8 Free Trial – Schedule, resume and accelerate downloads by up to 5 times with this very good accelerator – Softpedia" . Retrieved 8 July 2012.
^ "Internet Download Manager 6.19 Extended Review – Softpedia" . Retrieved 4 March 2014.
External links [ edit ]