Internet Download Accelerator

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Internet Download Accelerator
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IDA 6.8
Developer(s)WestByte Software
Stable release
6.16 / 11 April 2018; 10 months ago (2018-04-11)[1]
Written inDelphi
Operating systemMicrosoft Windows
TypeDownload Manager

Internet Download Accelerator, often called IDA, is a shareware download manager for Microsoft Windows, created by a Ukrainian software company, WestByte Software. The program's common name in the CIS region is Download Master (freeware).[citation needed]


IDA integrates with Yandex.Browser, Internet Explorer, Firefox, Opera, Google Chrome, Apple Safari[2] and all web browsers that are built based on these, such as Maxthon. Once these browsers start a download, IDA takes over. It can also take over the download of streaming video from websites like YouTube. Alternatively, it can accept a list of URLs from the clipboard or through drag and drop.

IDA can adjust the maximum speed of download, either manually or automatically. IDA can also browse FTP servers or preview the contents of ZIP or RAR files before downloading them.

See also[edit]


  1. ^ "Version history". Internet Download Accelerator. Retrieved 13 August 2018.
  2. ^ Official web page

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