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Type of Program: File Downloader
Supported Platforms: Windows 95
Company/Authors Name: Rick McClanahan
Version: 3.6
Price: $20.00
Installed Size: 1.53MB


This program download files off the internet outside of your browser. As you surf you can copy the link of the file, page, or graphic you want to download to WinDownload by using the "copy link address" of your browser and then pasting or by dragging the link to the WinDownload's drop box. You can then choose to download the file right then while you go on with your surfing or schedule the download for a later time.

You can download many files at the same time. You can save the list pasted in WinDownload to download on another day. You can choose where you want each file to download to. It downloads the files much faster then any browser I have seen. It also downloads from http or ftp sites and it even allows you to enter the information needed to download from secure sites. You can choose to log downloads so that you have a reference of the files that were successfully downloaded and where they went to. If something happens and a file doesn't download all the way you can set it up where it will overwrite the files, resume the download, or automatically rename the file.

This was one of the first programs that I downloaded off the internet. The author is constantly making it better adding things like page extraction, the ability to scan the file for viruses, and the ability to automatically extract the zip files to name a few. The help is excellent and if you write the author he responds quickly. This program has a 21 day free trial with no crippling. Try it out and see for yourself all the features that are packed in the program. If you are like me you will never go back to downloading from your browser. It even makes sure that any images you want to save is downloaded completely.  

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Reviewed by Zonia J. Heath

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