Star Downloader Free

Star Downloader Free

Download Editors' Rating:
4
Excellent
Average User Rating:
3.8
out of 156 votes

Quick Specs

  • Version:
    1.45
  • Total Downloads:
    2,018,041
  • Date Added:
    March 18, 2006
  • File Size:
    2.34MB
  • Downloads Last Week:
    952
  • Operating Systems:
    Windows 95/98/NT/2000/XP

Editors' Review

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Speedy and reliable, Star Downloader Free has all the essentials for a download app: scheduling, browser integration, sorting by extension, and the ability to resume interrupted downloads. The interface is attractive and very easy to use. To begin downloading, you merely click a link in your browser. The program supports Internet Explorer and Firefox natively. If you use another browser, you can copy a link to the Clipboard or drag it onto a tiny basket window. There are some problems, though. Star Downloader Free can't find mirror sites, like the pay version can, nor can it trigger system actions (shutdown, for instance) after a download finishes. It has trouble processing certain URLs, especially those with special characters. On installation, the program prompts you to set up an Internet Explorer toolbar for blocking pop-ups and searching the Web. But while this isn't the slickest or most full-featured download manager out there, it's hard to beat for the price, and we think it will satisfy most users.
 
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User Reviews
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  • Current Version

    3.4

    out of 69 votes

    • 5 star 19
    • 4 star 21
    • 3 star 12
    • 2 star 2
    • 1 star 15
  • All Versions

    3.8

    out of 156 votes

    • 5 star 70
    • 4 star 36
    • 3 star 19
    • 2 star 7
    • 1 star 24
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  • 1 stars

    "It's crap."

    February 20, 2014   |   By Krupotkin

    Version: Star Downloader Free 1.45

    Pros

    Absolutely None.

    Cons

    It doesn't work.

    Summary

    It's free and it still isn't worth what I paid for it.

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  • 1 stars

    "Useless and with viruses"

    July 13, 2012   |   By MassiveForce

    Version: Star Downloader Free 1.45

    Pros

    Not downloading

    Cons

    It's not working at all, everything I got was a 25kb icon

    Summary

    After uninstaling this software I run a scan with AVG and it found 4 trojans in my Hard disc + it was a waste of time ,I tried to find if there was something wrong with my settings but nothing,everything I got was Icons.It's not working guys . After that I downloaded "Orbit" and I was surprised that it was the same software, but one which was working .

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  • 1 stars

    "Piece of useless garbage"

    November 07, 2010   |   By Vanillaman

    Version: Star Downloader Free 1.45

    Pros

    None. It doesn't recognise urls!!

    Cons

    None. It doesn't recognise urls!!

    Summary

    None. It doesn't recognise urls!!

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  • 5 stars

    "outstanding"

    September 15, 2010   |   By sfthai

    Version: Star Downloader Free 1.45

    Pros

    Fast and visual

    Cons

    Nothing that I see

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  • 3 stars

    "Comparison"

    August 08, 2010   |   By Tommy_BUZZ

    Version: Star Downloader Free 1.45

    Pros

    It's easy to be used

    Cons

    The interface

    Summary

    I use a down-loader that has a great interface , it's very east to be used
    I download from anysite that i want...it's really great when i download from youtube using it also
    u cam try it here http://www.audioshareware.com

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  • 1 stars

    "Didn't work, it only downloaded a useless 4 kb file"

    June 24, 2010   |   By AnthonyStarfield

    Version: Star Downloader Free 1.45

    Pros

    There's nothing to like.

    Cons

    I set up my download folder. I tried to download a video about human origins from You Tube. I entered the address correctly. Star only put a 4 kilobyte file in the folder. I tried 3 times, same results.

    Summary

    It didn't work at all; it's not worth the time or effort.

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  • 1 stars

    "I chose not to take the option of IE Toolbar."

    October 24, 2009   |   By ownowon

    Version: Star Downloader Free 1.45

    Pros

    ??????????

    Cons

    This software just doesn't work

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  • 5 stars

    "excellent freeware"

    April 14, 2009   |   By Riahanna

    Version: Star Downloader Free 1.45

    Pros

    you just have to set it up where you want it to download and it is so darn simple to use.

    Cons

    no cons except you pay 19.95 USD for more functions

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  • 4 stars

    "Works well for dial-up."

    March 15, 2009   |   By pcslars

    Version: Star Downloader Free 1.45

    Pros

    Resumes downloads when dial up connection times out.

    Cons

    Could have a better interface.

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  • 5 stars

    "faster download comparing to regular internet download"

    March 09, 2009   |   By Carlos CdC

    Version: Star Downloader Free 1.45

    Pros

    easy to work, fast integration with internet

    Cons

    Does't integrate with Mozilla firefox. Unnecessary step of copying link from Mozilla and pasting to Star dowloader

    Summary

    I like the easy integration with Internet explorer and faster downloading. Don't like : Doen't merge with Mozilla Firefox for donwloading

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    General
    Publisher Star Downloader
    Publisher web site http://www.stardownloader.com
    Release Date March 18, 2006
    Date Added March 18, 2006
    Version 1.45
    Category
    Category Browsers
    Subcategory Other Browser Add-ons & Plugins
    Operating Systems
    Operating Systems Windows, Windows 2000, Windows 98, Windows NT, Windows 95, Windows XP
    Additional Requirements Windows 95/98/NT/2000/XP
    Download Information
    File Size 2.34MB
    File Name sdfree.exe
    Popularity
    Total Downloads 2,018,041
    Downloads Last Week 952
    Pricing
    License Model Free
    Limitations Not available
    Price Free

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