Internet Download Accelerator

Internet Download Accelerator

Download Editors' Rating:
5
Spectacular
Average User Rating:
3.9
out of 166 votes

Quick Specs

  • Version:
    4.4.1.935
  • Total Downloads:
    2,142,788
  • Date Added:
    November 03, 2005
  • File Size:
    1.69MB
  • Downloads Last Week:
    1,492
  • Operating Systems:
    Windows 95/98/Me/NT/2000/XP

Editors' Review

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This straightforward and feature-rich download manager is a good choice for active surfers and those on dial-up connections. In our tests, Internet Download Accelerator raised the download speed by up to three times. The neat interface offers several ways to start retrieving a file: clicking a link in your browser, copying the URL to the Clipboard, or dragging the download to a semitransparent floating window. The interface also displays the download speed and lets you control downloads. You can arrange retrieved files into folders depending on their extensions and sources, grab HTML pages, and peek at the contents of ZIP archives to see whether you want to download the files. The program is accessible via a system-tray icon or a browser toolbar. When running in the background, the utility doesn't take much memory. The program supports Internet Explorer, Mozilla, and Opera browsers. Dial-up users should appreciate Internet Download Accelerator's ability to automatically establish and maintain connections or to schedule downloads overnight.
 
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User Reviews
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  • Current Version

    4.2

    out of 17 votes

    • 5 star 12
    • 4 star 1
    • 3 star 2
    • 2 star 0
    • 1 star 2
  • All Versions

    3.9

    out of 166 votes

    • 5 star 86
    • 4 star 31
    • 3 star 14
    • 2 star 9
    • 1 star 26
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2 stars

"Was fast at first now slow"

September 20, 2014  |  By gtitus09

 |  Version: Internet Download Accelerator 5.21.1.1405

Pros

Initially it was fast.
Easy to use.
Free.

Cons

Not so fast now.

Summary

when I used this the last few days it downloaded files fairly quickly. Now this morning it said it would take 20 minutes to download a 37 MB file. I tried twice to do it and the same thing, so I switched to Firefox's regular download mgr. It took 5 minutes. I don't know why it worked at first and now it doesn't, but oh well. It was free.

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Full Specifications

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General
Publisher WestByte Software
Publisher web site http://www.westbyte.com/
Release Date November 03, 2005
Date Added November 03, 2005
Version 4.4.1.935
Category
Category Internet Software
Subcategory Download Managers
Operating Systems
Operating Systems Windows XP, Windows NT, Windows 95, Windows, Windows Me, Windows 2000, Windows 98
Additional Requirements Windows (all)
Download Information
File Size 1.69MB
File Name idasetup.exe
Popularity
Total Downloads 2,142,788
Downloads Last Week 1,492
Pricing
License Model Free to try
Limitations 30-day trial
Price $24.95

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