Orbit Downloader

Download Editors' Rating:
4
Excellent
Average User Rating:
3.8
out of 1647 votes

Quick Specs

  • Version:
    2.5.2
  • Total Downloads:
    35,963,928
  • Date Added:
    Jan. 09, 2008
  • Price:
    Free
  • File Size:
    5.6MB
  • Downloads Last Week:
    2
  • Platform:
    Windows

Editors' Review

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Downloading videos, Flash games, and large batches of files is greatly simplified with this freeware download manager, but Firefox 2 users may have difficulty with integration.

Orbit's primary interface is bland, but the basic toolbar and info boxes guarantee everything is easy to find. Orbit shines with Internet Explorer integration. To get a media file, simply right-click a video or photo and choose Download from your context menu. Grabbing a Flash game is even easier. Hover over a Flash file, and Orbit displays a button for a fast download.

Fast and small are key traits of this application. It uses a bare minimum of memory, and downloads are much faster than with a browser alone. Where Orbit shines is its one-button simplicity for downloading multiple files on a site. From there, you can easily filter for file type. Orbit's numerous configuration options make it one of the more flexible download managers available.

Although designed to integrate with the IE, Firefox, Opera and Maxthon, we had great difficulty getting Orbit to work seamlessly with Firefox. We finally gave up trying to get the Flash download feature to work. Nevertheless, anyone downloading large numbers of files will find this freeware indispensable.

 
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User Reviews
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  • Current Version

    4.2

    out of 20 votes

    • 5 star 7
    • 4 star 10
    • 3 star 3
    • 2 star 0
    • 1 star 0
  • All Versions

    3.8

    out of 1647 votes

    • 5 star 700
    • 4 star 486
    • 3 star 169
    • 2 star 75
    • 1 star 217
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3 stars

"just enough !!!"

January 24, 2008  |  By lulapaps

 |  Version: Orbit Downloader 2.5.2

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5 stars

"Perfect for me!!!"

January 23, 2008

 |  Version: Orbit Downloader 2.5.2

Pros

It allows me to pause and then resume later my downloads. I save a lot on electricity. Never had any corrupted download.

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4 stars

"# Excelent # # But 1 MAJOR GLITCH I WISH THEY WOULD FIX #"

January 22, 2008  |  By davesfreedom

 |  Version: Orbit Downloader 2.5.2

Pros

GOOD Downloads Everything No Matter What It Is I Mean Everything No Exceptions !

But WARNING !!! Dont Loose The Link to them Like I Did By Trusting They Will Stay In The List of Downloads you have not started yet ! THATS A BIG MISTAKE !

Cons

The MAJOR GLITCH , # Dont Try to Re Download a Failed Download "EVER" **BECAUSE IF YOU DO**, IT WILL MAKE ALL THE DOWNLOADS THAT YOU HAVE NOT STARTED IN YOUR LIST OF DOWNLOADS TO START "DISAPPEAR" AND YOU WILL NEVER GET THEM BACK # I Lost A List of over 100 downloads.

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4 stars

"not just another download manager"

January 20, 2008  |  By bryanflurry

 |  Version: Orbit Downloader 2.5.2

Pros

grab++ feature that lets you grab then record streaming media like music or video

Cons

theres no site explorer

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3 stars

"i like this downloader because i can take downloads like english songs"

January 20, 2008  |  By spidy88

 |  Version: Orbit Downloader 2.5.2

Pros

downloading movies ,gaes etc

Cons

giving expiring date

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4 stars

"fast and secure"

January 15, 2008  |  By pison.78

 |  Version: Orbit Downloader 2.5.2

Pros

i haven't yet used this software but is recommended by firefox and flashgot, so that's all right!

Cons

i don't know

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4 stars

"good but middle fast"

January 14, 2008  |  By francisco1de9jess46

 |  Version: Orbit Downloader 2.5.2

Pros

It is always ready to download anywhere From any web page documents, videos, softwares, pdf Yes intuitive

Cons

Maybe the speed I have a 128kb broad band I donĀ“t know if it causes that Orbit downloads for one file at 25 kbps maximun for two files at the same time, it shares speed between the two files and so on.

I have to use it more often to rate it with a 5 stars Maybe is some one could help me with the configuration to obtain more speed download or there is no hope for my broadband 128kbps ?? Thanks

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4 stars

"fast, simple, intuitive"

January 14, 2008  |  By jcti

 |  Version: Orbit Downloader 2.5.2

Pros

does what it claims cleanly and without fuss

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5 stars

"fast and effecient download"

January 14, 2008  |  By tc_ang

 |  Version: Orbit Downloader 2.5.2

Pros

user friendly

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5 stars

"wow"

January 14, 2008  |  By mianella_3

 |  Version: Orbit Downloader 2.5.2

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Full Specifications

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What's new in version 2.5.2
Version 2.5.2 is a bug fixing release.
General
Publisher Orbitdownloader
Publisher web site http://www.orbitdownloader.com/
Release Date January 09, 2008
Date Added January 09, 2008
Version 2.5.2
Category
Category Internet Software
Subcategory Download Managers
Operating Systems
Operating Systems Windows NT, Windows XP, Windows, Windows 2000, Windows Vista
Additional Requirements Windows NT/2000/XP/2003 Server/Vista
Download Information
File Size 5.6MB
File Name OrbitDM.exe
Popularity
Total Downloads 35,963,928
Downloads Last Week 2
Pricing
License Model Free
Limitations Not available
Price Free

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