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Aktiv Download Manager

Free
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Editors' Rating:
Excellent
Average User Rating:
out of 7 votes out of 0 votes

Quick Specs

  • Version:
    4.7.0
  • Total Downloads:
    19,600
  • Date Added:
    Oct. 21, 2015
  • Price:
    Free
  • File Size:
    4.33MB
  • Downloads Last Week:
    8
  • Platform:
    Windows

Editors' Review

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Aktiv Download Manager from Goforsharing is a free tool that enhances Windows' downloading capabilities. It can schedule and manage up to 99 simultaneous downloads, pause and resume downloads in a variety of connection types, accelerate downloads, segment files, and automatically search for additional and faster downloads.

Aktiv Download Manager's businesslike interface is divided into two panes, Current Downloads and Finished Files. A suite of control icons lets users add and delete URLs for download sites, reset the list, pause and resume downloads, and quit the program. An Options button initiates a properties dialog for setting general preferences such as destination folders, specifying connection segments and proxy settings, scheduling downloads, and choosing English, French, or Spanish language versions. We verified that the program's browser integration option was selected on the General tab of the Options dialog, closed the program, opened Internet Explorer, browsed to a download, and right-clicked the link. The file menu displayed an option to download the link with Aktiv; we clicked it, and a dialog appeared displaying the download progress and related data. Next we tried downloading three applications at the same time. We thought something had gone wrong, but in fact Aktiv Download Manager had downloaded all three so fast that we hadn't had time to notice. Clicking Open File on a finished download opened it directly from the Aktiv interface, and right-clicking an entry opened its details dialog. Right-clicking the program's system tray icon let us quickly pause and resume downloads as well as access the program's main interface.

As luck would have it, a rare hitch in our broadband connection let us test Aktiv Download Manager's pause and resume feature under real conditions, and it performed as claimed. We were a little disappointed that the program doesn't seem to integrate with Firefox as it does with IE. Nevertheless, it's a free download manager that's well worth checking out.

 
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User Reviews
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1 stars

"Hidden Malware installation!"

October 03, 2014  |  By Behruz67

2014-10-03 22:55:06  |  By Behruz67

 |  Version: Aktiv Download Manager 3.5

Pros

don't know as didn't complete the installation.

Cons

Kaspersky Internet Security found and blocked Web malware, such as "coupondropdownrs.exe" that is a hidden adware and also many "BiTool.dll" that are Trojan-Spy.Win32.SoftDetails.a !!

Summary

Avoid downloading/installing this program otherwise you have to spend a lot of time to clean up the mess!

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2 stars

"I didn't install it"

July 08, 2013  |  By o0johntam0o

2013-07-08 23:05:05  |  By o0johntam0o

 |  Version: Aktiv Download Manager 3.4

Pros

I don't know :D

Cons

To install this program, we MUST check:
- Install toolbar
- Change default search engine
- Change homepage
- Store default search engine and homepage (of this program) for using later

It's worst

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1 stars

"It Lets in malware"

July 04, 2013  |  By toolman638

2013-07-04 23:08:58  |  By toolman638

 |  Version: Aktiv Download Manager 3.4

Pros

I never got a chance to use it

Cons

as soon as i executed it comodo identified 5 files within it as malware and shut it down.

Summary

Dont bother

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5 stars

"Excellent!"

June 14, 2012  |  By derek_gautier

2012-06-14 12:49:12  |  By derek_gautier

 |  Version: Aktiv Download Manager 2.9

Pros

Lightweight. Fast downloads.

Cons

No much help available, but on the other hand is very intuitive, so that't not of a big deal.

Summary

Schedule and manage downloads. Pause and resume downloads. Automatically search for more and faster downloads.

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5 stars

"Great download manager"

June 14, 2012  |  By kinky_kentucky

2012-06-14 09:41:10  |  By kinky_kentucky

 |  Version: Aktiv Download Manager 2.9

Pros

YouTube supported

Cons

no cons found

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5 stars

"Very good. It worked great for me just fine."

June 14, 2012  |  By don_santino_corleone

2012-06-14 09:02:57  |  By don_santino_corleone

 |  Version: Aktiv Download Manager 2.9

Pros

Even though it is free, doesn't come with any unwanted downloads or viruses. Compared to any other download manager this one delivers. My friends and I all use it, it's really handy.

Cons

None really.

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1 stars

"Did not work for me. At all"

March 29, 2011  |  By ThomLeon

2011-03-29 18:53:52  |  By ThomLeon

 |  Version: Aktiv Download Manager 2.6

Pros

The clipboard tool automatically detects URL in clipboard and prompts you to download it.

Cons

I could not download any video with this program. Youtube, Blinks ect... Nothing. Kept getting a URL error message. Took the same URL and pasted in A TUBE CATCHER and bada bing bada boom I got a video downloaded. Internet froze after installing.

Summary

I'm running Vista with Firefox 4. I could not download anything with this program.

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Full Specifications

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What's new in version 4.7.0
Small bugs fixed. Super speed performances.
General
Publisher Goforsharing
Publisher web site http://www.goforsharing.com
Release Date September 08, 2015
Date Added October 21, 2015
Version 4.7.0
Category
Category Internet Software
Subcategory Download Managers
Operating Systems
Operating Systems Windows XP/Vista/7/8/10
Additional Requirements None
Download Information
File Size 4.33MB
File Name aktiv-download-manager-setup.exe
Popularity
Total Downloads 19,600
Downloads Last Week 8
Pricing
License Model Free
Limitations Not available
Price Free

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