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Editors' Rating:
Good
Average User Rating:
out of 1 votes out of 1 votes

Quick Specs

  • Version:
    2.3.3 build 109
  • Total Downloads:
    616
  • Date Added:
    Jan. 10, 2006
  • Price:
    Free to try (7-day trial); $29.99 to buy
  • File Size:
    940.44KB
  • Downloads Last Week:
    0
  • Platform:
    Windows

Editors' Review

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There's some value in this IE add-on that clears surfing traces and saves Web files and images, but it doesn't seem to match the publisher's estimation.

IE Assistant's simple toolbar consists of two icons, one to access the features and one to access the brief Help file. There are three main features: Save to Image for grabbing Web screenshots, List Resources for showing files on a Web page, and IE Sweeper to clean traces and remove browser elements, such as toolbars. The features worked well for the most part, but it frequently seemed to duplicate capabilities already found in IE or in Windows-standard accessories. In our tests, IE Assistant wasn't able to grab a screenshot of a whole Web page if you had to scroll to reach the bottom. It was a little better at downloading files, if only because it grabbed all of the possibilities from the page by category, including images, MP3s, and flash files, but the preview pane never displayed anything for our testers. You just check the ones you want to download. Of course, you'll need a different program to open the files (IE Sweeper only gives you a way to download them). The trace cleaning tools duplicated those found in recent versions of IE.

You can accomplish most of what IE Assistant offers with pre-existing Windows and browser tools. All in all, we weren't compelled to pay for what this short seven-day trial version showed us.

 
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Full Specifications

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General
Publisher withysoft.com
Publisher web site http://www.withysoft.com
Release Date January 10, 2006
Date Added January 10, 2006
Version 2.3.3 build 109
Category
Category Browsers
Subcategory Internet Explorer Add-ons & Plugins
Operating Systems
Operating Systems Windows 98/Me/NT/2000/XP
Additional Requirements Windows 98/Me/NT/2000/XP/2003 Server, Internet Explorer 5
Download Information
File Size 940.44KB
File Name External File
Popularity
Total Downloads 616
Downloads Last Week 0
Pricing
License Model Free to try
Limitations 7-day trial
Price $29.99

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