Download Accelerator Plus

Download Accelerator Plus

Download Editors' Rating:
4
Excellent
Average User Rating:
3.6
out of 2178 votes

Quick Specs

  • Version:
    7.5
  • Total Downloads:
    78,311,537
  • Date Added:
    August 17, 2005
  • File Size:
    2.32MB
  • Downloads Last Week:
    4,657
  • Operating Systems:
    Windows 98/Me/NT/2000/XP

Editors' Review

+

This download manager brings much more to the table than faster downloads, although it certainly makes file transfers quicker. Upon installation, the program asks for your e-mail address in the hopes of sending you special offers, but you don't actually need to submit any information to use Download Accelerator Plus. Still, it's not ideal that the program places an extra icon on your desktop without your express permission. Although the software is indeed free, the trade-off is the large ad that occupies the top portion of the interface. In most other respects, the tabbed main window is easy to use and navigate; we especially like the built-in player for previewing media files. The program also installs a handy toolbar in Internet Explorer and integrates with alternate browsers such as Firefox.

Our most recent tests proved that speed is not an issue, as the application made downloads faster than other programs by almost 200 percent in the majority of cases. Besides the common tactic of splitting files into smaller pieces, Download Accelerator Plus speeds things up by seeking faster mirrors. It also can get a file simultaneously from several sites, which is useful if a site limits the download speed. The utility resumes interrupted downloads, logs onto protected sites, and lets you schedule downloads. We appreciate the extra tools for organizing media and finding games, as well as the basic yet functional FTP client. All things considered, this feature-rich program will prove to be a valuable addition for the majority of habitual downloaders.

 
read more +

Publisher's Description

+
 
read more +
User Reviews
+
  • Current Version

    3.2

    out of 164 votes

    • 5 star 53
    • 4 star 32
    • 3 star 20
    • 2 star 20
    • 1 star 39
  • All Versions

    3.6

    out of 2178 votes

    • 5 star 832
    • 4 star 595
    • 3 star 240
    • 2 star 155
    • 1 star 356
  • My rating

    0 stars

    Write review

Results 1–1 of 1

1 stars

"STICKY AS **** BROWSER HIJACK MALWARE"

October 12, 2014  |  By JustinMurray777

 |  Version: Download Accelerator Plus 10.0.6

Pros

None so far

Cons

Won't unistall, hijacks browser and worst of all speedBit video accelerator tried to install a virus.

Summary

SHOULD BE REMOVED FROM CNET!

Reply to this review

Was this review helpful? (0) (0)

Results 1–1 of 1

Add Your Review

Login or create an account to post a review.

You are logged in as . Please submit your review for Download Accelerator Plus
Add Your Review

The posting of advertisements, profanity, or personal attacks is prohibited.
Click here to review our site terms of use.

Update your review

Since you've already submitted a review for this product, this submission will be added as an update to your original review.
Submit

The posting of advertisements, profanity, or personal attacks is prohibited.
Click here to review our site terms of use.

 
see all reviews +

Full Specifications

+
General
Publisher Speedbit
Publisher web site http://www.speedbit.com
Release Date August 17, 2005
Date Added August 17, 2005
Version 7.5
Category
Category Internet Software
Subcategory Download Managers
Operating Systems
Operating Systems Windows NT, Windows 2000, Windows Me, Windows, Windows 98, Windows XP
Additional Requirements Windows 98/Me/NT/2000/XP
Download Information
File Size 2.32MB
File Name dap10_cnet_setup.exe
Popularity
Total Downloads 78,311,537
Downloads Last Week 4,657
Pricing
License Model Free
Limitations Not available
Price Free

Previous Versions:

 
read more +

More Products to Consider

Close[x]

Submit a problem report for Download Accelerator Plus

Please describe the problem you have with this software. This information will be sent to our editors for review.

Problem:

The Download.com Installer isn't working as expected

The download link does not work

The software has a newer version

The product contains malicious software

Other

Description:

Please select a feedback type.

Please enter a description.

Submit Problem Report

Close[x]

Problem Report submitted

Thank you for submitting a problem report! The Download team is committed to providing you with accurate software information.

OK