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:
    2,022,697
  • Date Added:
    Mar. 18, 2006
  • Price:
    Free

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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Full Specifications

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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 98, Windows, Windows 2000, Windows XP, Windows 95, Windows NT
Additional Requirements Windows 95/98/NT/2000/XP
Download Information
File Size 2.34MB
File Name sdfree.exe
Popularity
Total Downloads 2,022,697
Downloads Last Week 430
Pricing
License Model Free
Limitations Not available
Price Free

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