Internet Download Manager

Internet Download Manager

Download Editors' Rating:
3.5
Very good
Average User Rating:
4.0
out of 1891 votes

Quick Specs

  • Version:
    6.07 build 7
  • Total Downloads:
    56,308,915
  • Date Added:
    August 02, 2011
  • File Size:
    6.05MB
  • Downloads Last Week:
    74,495
  • Operating Systems:
    Windows 98/Me/NT/2000/XP/2003/Vista/Server 2008/7

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

    4.8

    out of 6 votes

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    • 4 star 1
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    out of 1891 votes

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    • 4 star 317
    • 3 star 94
    • 2 star 50
    • 1 star 304
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4 stars

"Hurray of IDM!"

August 07, 2011  |  By ScottishDruid

 |  Version: Internet Download Manager 6.07 build 7

Pros

I have had IDM before, but lost it when my old computer died. I am thrilled to get it back. Thank You!

Cons

Can't think of any yet.

Summary

It's GREAT!!!!!

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5 stars

"nothing better"

August 06, 2011  |  By shreysanwaria

 |  Version: Internet Download Manager 6.07 build 7

Pros

it enhances download speed to a great extent.i went straight from 30kbps to 60 kbps.....

Cons

it dosent show the time that had been taken to complete a download

Summary

the best.second to nothing

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5 stars

""The BEST Download Manager""

August 05, 2011  |  By janny_cm

 |  Version: Internet Download Manager 6.07 build 7

Pros

Very fast!! Works with all browsers! You can right click & download anything!! Real download manager looks good but this one is the fastest of all!!

Cons

The BEST Download Manager

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5 stars

"The Best!!"

August 05, 2011  |  By ganeza55

 |  Version: Internet Download Manager 6.07 build 7

Pros

Performs great on most file type download. Really fast!!

Cons

- - none - -

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5 stars

"The BEST Download Manager"

August 04, 2011  |  By HasanZobaer

 |  Version: Internet Download Manager 6.07 build 7

Pros

Very fast!! Works with all browsers! You can right click & download anything!! Real download manager looks good but this one is the fastest of all!!

Cons

Nothing at all!!

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5 stars

"very efficient and dependable."

August 02, 2011  |  By ajacivil

 |  Version: Internet Download Manager 6.07 build 7

Pros

sustains download even when the data transmission speed is low
or even nil.

Cons

It doesnt select to download to the user's preferred folder.

Summary



Updated on Aug 2, 2011

The download accelerator is a wonderful software that has ended my download worries due to bad network conditions. I wonder why the software is free. I am prepared to pay for it!

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Full Specifications

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What's new in version 6.07 build 7
Version 6.07 build 7 adds enhanced "Speed Limiter" to set individual limits for downloads, and adds redesigned "Download progress" dialog with new tabs and the possibility to disable tabs that are not necessary
General
Publisher Tonec
Publisher web site http://www.internetdownloadmanager.com
Release Date August 01, 2011
Date Added August 02, 2011
Version 6.07 build 7
Category
Category Internet Software
Subcategory Download Managers
Operating Systems
Operating Systems Windows 2000, Windows XP, Windows NT, Windows 2003, Windows, Windows Me, Windows 98, Windows Server 2008, Windows Vista, Windows 7
Additional Requirements None
Download Information
File Size 6.05MB
File Name idman621build15.exe
Popularity
Total Downloads 56,308,915
Downloads Last Week 74,495
Pricing
License Model Free to try
Limitations 30-day trial
Price $24.95

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