Orbit Downloader

Download Editors' Rating:
4.5
Outstanding
Average User Rating:
3.8
out of 1647 votes

Quick Specs

  • Version:
    2.8.6
  • Total Downloads:
    35,963,928
  • Date Added:
    Feb. 26, 2009
  • 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 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 4 votes

    • 5 star 2
    • 4 star 1
    • 3 star 1
    • 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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5 stars

"idont tray it"

April 02, 2009  |  By bebeho

 |  Version: Orbit Downloader 2.8.6

Pros

idont tray it

Cons

idont tray it

Summary

idont tray it

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4 stars

"you tube downloader; orbit down loader"

March 13, 2009  |  By bing_lnu

 |  Version: Orbit Downloader 2.8.6

Pros

it can help me a lot especially in viewing some videos that are needed for my studies.

Cons

it contains virus sometimes and there is sometimes a technical problem in playing the video.

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3 stars

"http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vUQsyLP2aYU"

March 07, 2009  |  By jawad1996

 |  Version: Orbit Downloader 2.8.6

Pros

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vUQsyLP2aYU

Cons

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vUQsyLP2aYU

Summary

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vUQsyLP2aYU

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5 stars

"mjl;' <br />;nj"

March 01, 2009  |  By anny79929

 |  Version: Orbit Downloader 2.8.6

Pros

mmmmmmmmmmm

Cons

mmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmm

Summary

l;'

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Full Specifications

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What's new in version 2.8.6
Version 2.8.6 is a bug fixing release.
General
Publisher Orbitdownloader
Publisher web site http://www.orbitdownloader.com/
Release Date February 26, 2009
Date Added February 26, 2009
Version 2.8.6
Category
Category Internet Software
Subcategory Download Managers
Operating Systems
Operating Systems Windows Vista, Windows Server 2008, Windows XP, Windows 2003, Windows 2000, Windows
Additional Requirements None
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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