Internet Download Manager

Internet Download Manager

Download Editors' Rating:
3.5
Very good
Average User Rating:
4.0
out of 1893 votes

Quick Specs

  • Version:
    6.04 build 3
  • Total Downloads:
    56,827,455
  • Date Added:
    Jan. 25, 2011
  • Price:
    Free to try; $24.95 to buy (Buy it now)
  • File Size:
    6.06MB
  • Downloads Last Week:
    89,580
  • Platform:
    Windows
  • Product ranking:

Editors' Review

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The name might not be the most creative, but the Internet Download Manager does exactly what it promises: helps you download and organize files. The best part is that you can schedule downloads and use filters to get the specific files you want.

The compact interface is packed with options, but the main features are easily accessed from a toolbar at the top. We would have liked to see a bit more user guidance up front, but a tutorial does cover the basics, and there is a more detailed Help file if you get stuck. You can also go the easier route with the program's integrated Web browser options, which work with nearly all of the most popular browsers, including Internet Explorer and Firefox. Each time the program recognizes a video in FLV format on a site like YouTube, you'll see a button, and it's one click and you're off and running. From the main interface, all you have to do is add the URL for a video to get started. A new window shows you the status and allows you to pause the recording and set up a few options for what to do with the file once the download completes. As advertised, the speed was good and we didn't have any issues with test files we downloaded, which included MP3s, FLVs, and MPEGs. Our favorite feature was the scheduler, which was easy to set up and lets you choose where and when the program will download files. We especially liked the fact that if you lose your Internet connection, the program will resume downloading your selected or scheduled files once everything's up and running again.

The download and installation of IDM was easy and fast, and it uninstalled cleanly. If you're looking for a program that you can basically set and forget to video downloads, this is a good option.

Editors' note: This is a review of the trial version of Internet Download Manager 6.12 build 15.

 
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User Reviews
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  • Current Version

    4.2

    out of 5 votes

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    • 3 star 1
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    • 3 star 94
    • 2 star 50
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4 stars

"still the #1 Download Manager ever :)"

February 01, 2011  |  By umeckzki

 |  Version: Internet Download Manager 6.04 build 3

Pros

fast & stable in downloading many types of file

Cons

it's not free LOL

Summary

If you know how to configure it, you'll love this program..
Too bad it's still a commercial ware..
there are so many good free download managers out there

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4 stars

"the no 1 downloader"

January 30, 2011  |  By sajisibijj

 |  Version: Internet Download Manager 6.04 build 3

Pros

excellent yet

Cons

more useful

Summary

i realy thanks .this programe is more useful.realy wonder

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3 stars

"Do not upgrade. You will lose your free program."

January 30, 2011  |  By Aussie Goat

 |  Version: Internet Download Manager 6.04 build 3

Pros

Works very well, fast, easy to use. Retains downloads if you want.

Cons

When I accepted cnet's advice that an upgrade was available, I lost my free program to have it replaced with a short term trial.

Summary

Great program. Do not upgrade.

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5 stars

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January 30, 2011  |  By abdullahzsaz

 |  Version: Internet Download Manager 6.04 build 3

Pros

all gooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooood

Cons

to front of live

Summary

thank yooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooou

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5 stars

"THE NO. 1 DOWNLOADER"

January 27, 2011  |  By no-654

 |  Version: Internet Download Manager 6.04 build 3

Pros

EXCELLENT YET

Cons

NOT MORE YET DETECTED

Summary

BEATING EVERYONE & SMART

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Full Specifications

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What's new in version 6.04 build 3
Version 6.04 build 3 resolves problems when advanced browser integration was unable to turn on, adds the display of download progress on IDM icon on the taskbar for Windows 7, and fixes downloading from several web sites
General
Publisher Tonec
Publisher web site http://www.internetdownloadmanager.com
Release Date January 25, 2011
Date Added January 25, 2011
Version 6.04 build 3
Category
Category Internet Software
Subcategory Download Managers
Operating Systems
Operating Systems Windows NT, Windows 2000, Windows, Windows 2003, Windows XP, Windows 98, Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows Server 2008, Windows Me
Additional Requirements None
Download Information
File Size 6.06MB
File Name idman621build17.exe
Popularity
Total Downloads 56,827,455
Downloads Last Week 89,580
Pricing
License Model Free to try
Limitations Not available
Price $24.95

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