A download manager is an application that is responsible for downloading files. Download managers are often included with modern browsers, although there are standalone download managers out there as well.

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How do I use HTTrack to download gzipped files from URLs with accented characters?

I am downloading a site with HTTrack with spotty results. Several directories return 2 or more versions of the same HTML file. These duplicates in any given directory may include: a file named ...
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Folx won't auto download items

I just downloaded Folx on my mac and I installed the folx plugin on my Chrome. I selected "Use Folx to catch download links in browsers" but every time I opened a link it always used the browser's ...
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Does Limewire, Baearshare etc have a database? [closed]

I just found out that people are sharing songs that I created using programs called "Bearshare" and "Limewire". I always thought that these programs would search for music on thepiratebay, isohunt, ...
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How to download all links in a PDF

I have many PDFs and need to download all the hyperlinks within them. I have tried opening the PDF in Firefox and using Download Them All but I find it often does not get them all. So how can I ...
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Cannot paste into Free Download Manager Program?

I need to copy/paste URL from browser into Free Download Manager. I copy it find but it pastes blank. I opened notepad and pasted there and it pastes fine in there. What could cause this?
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why Internet download manager software is very fast at downloading when compare to remaining softwares? [closed]

why Internet download manager software is very fast at downloading when compare to remaining softwares? what is the secret behind it?
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How to resume downloading a file which was 75% completed using torrent client with any other download client by using a direct link

I have one torrent with files I really want but it is dead for many months. Now by some luck I have direct download links for all of the files. The problem is that the torrent is many GB in size and ...
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How to grab the download link that a software uses to download files? [closed]

I've a software that downloads a file from internet. How could I capture the download link that the software is downloading files from and use it to download using my download manager instead? I'm ...
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Download entire site from Internet Archive’s Wayback Machine while maintaining original URL structure when links span different archives

I am trying to download a very large site from the Internet Archive’s Wayback Machine, but the site spans so many pages that archived copies are split across different dates, which is not allowing to ...
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configure TMG for download managers

is there an ability to configure TMG 2010 to allow specific user behind TMG 2010 to use "Internet Download Manager” or "FlashGet” or any download managers utilities . thanks in advance.
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Download Helper creating empty files from all sites, not just YouTube

Running Firefox on Windows 7. Download Helper, beginning four or so days ago, began creating empty files. On all download attempts (e.g. Fox News), not just YouTube. Tried creating a new target ...
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Download all contents of a directory automatically?

Here you can see a directory that contains some sub-directory and there a a lot of PDF files. Is there any way to download all of them automatically?
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Cross-platform Download Manager for Windows and Fedora [closed]

I'm looking for a software that can be used for downloading files in different Internet Protocols (HTTP, HTTPS, FTP). The software must be able to continue downloads even if the computer has been ...
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Download manager issue with some Youtube videos

So lately I've been having problems downloading some videos from Youtube such as this one: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xouo8ktxZNc I've tried KeepVid, DownloadHelper, a Greasemonkey script and ...
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Downloading file from (your download will start shortly) page

How can i download a file with curl (or any other alternative) that make user wait until download start for example enter link description here i tried curl -O -J -L ...
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How to download files with time-based bandwidth limitations?

I have huge files (15 Gb) to download from a provider which asks me to not download these files during buisness hours. I've tried using FlashGet, or Free Download Manager, but I can't schedule ...
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Using Regular Expressions with DownThemAll to exclude a file name

I'm using DownThemAll and a bit of regex to grab files from a web page. My DownThemAll filter is set up as follows: /\.(?:pdf|doc|docx|xls|xlsx|ppt|zip)$/i However, each page also includes the file ...
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How can I force chrome to only download one file at a time?

Right now, files simultaneously download which drastically lowers the download speed
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download a big file and avoid data corruption [closed]

Today I was downloading a 1GB file using IDM software and since the network was unstable, for many times after downloading much MBs of the file it was saying that because of data corruption it will ...
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IDM not able to download .dmg file

I am trying to download .dmg extension file with Internet Download Manager v. 6.07 on windows 7. At the time i start the download, extension is .dmg but after getting download it changes to .bz2 . ...
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Is it possible to download entire YouTube playlist using IDM?

I download youtube video using IDM. All I have to do is use Mozilla, install a some idm download plug in and there you go. You can see IDM "DOWNLOAD" label towards the top right corner, or you can ...
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How to queue files in FDM like in IDM

I want to add 4 files next to each other in FDM list. I want to know how I can do this in FDM to make it download files after each other without my attention? I mean if download #1 finished , it ...
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How to download lynda.com videos for offline use [duplicate]

I have access to the full library of lynda.com in the university. I would like to know how I could download the videos so that I can watch them at home. As a tip: If I send the link of the video with ...
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Automatically go through pages download filtered links on a site

With DownThemAll! I can download all the links on a given page and I can filter them. lets say the site is www.google.com and I want to grab all the search results. I set up a filter: /search?q= ...
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Free Download Manager Automatically opens chrome on start

I've downloaded FDM Portable and when I run it, it automatically starts Google Chrome and I don't know why. My default browser is Firefox. How do I stop it from launching Chrome?
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cant download site I get error 403 No bucket list of xml

I tried to download this webby addy https://the-aware-life-9.s3.amazonaws.com/ and I get error 403 forbidden. I want to know how to get the downloads via WGET or whatever. I used httrack and it did ...
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intercept zip file download request to view contents?

user 'A' downloads a zip file from a web server via HTTP/HTTPS, and after downloading he immediately deletes that zip file from server. In this scenario,can user 'B' (not having direct access to ...
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FlashGet cannot download any files

I have FlashGet, and I also recently got FlashGot because FlashGet by itself fails to download any files linked by server cookies. However, after using it for some time, I've come to 2 files already ...
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firefox DownThemAll how to dump data from dta_queue.sqlite

I want to dump the data contained in the dta_queue.sqlite file. But if I execute the following command $ sqlite dta_queue.sqlite .dump I get the error: Unable to open database "dta_queue.sqlite": ...
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Direct Download By uTorrent

Instead of using flashget , internet download manager or any other download manager program Is that possible that i can download any file other than torrent files by utorrent ?
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Flashget download stopped near ending

I am downloading stellarium using Flashget. I have downloaded 75.61 Mb out of 75.71 Mb but now flashget is stuck and I can't do anything. I have tried to pause and resume the download many times, but ...
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How can I download a subpart of file in linux/windows?

I want to download a huge file (dataset) which is about 200GB but do not have enough disk space in my internet-connected PC. I want to download a piece of the file (e.g. 30GB chunks) in each run and ...
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A better Chrome download manager plugin [closed]

So, it's really frustrating when I'm downloading a really large file, and it gets cut off halfway through due to either my internet, or the host's internet. For instance, there was a file one time ...
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Why Some Of File Downloads Do Not Work With Download Managers?

Some of downloads do not download actual file but some kind of redirection file like download.php and thus there is no way to download file other than using browser's native download function. ...
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How to schedule a download only to start at a particular time?

Our Satellite internet provider gives us "unlimited browsing" between 11pm and 7pm. As we have a very limited bandwidth in the day and the download is reasonably large, other than staying up late is ...
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Download manager for windows that can import list from text file [closed]

I was using a downloader manager, but recently discovered it contains some potentially dangerous modules. One of the features available was the ability to import a list of files from a text file to ...
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Turn off IE 9 Download Manager Popup Window

Is there anyway to just click on a link to download my PDF, it opens up and I do a Save As from there without having to go through the Download Manager every time?
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How does IDM resume a paused HTTP download?

How do programs like Internet Download Manager resume a download from a new URL? I think that it may store the original URL of the page in which the download link found and opens that page to refresh ...
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Using a download manager to download from an MSDN subscription

I'm an MSDN subscriber and I'd like to download a large file from there (~3.5 GB). Downloading straight from FireFox is problematic as it would stop after a few hundred megabytes. Downloading from ...
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Download and convert YouTube videos to MP3 and organise into channels/playlists

I'd like to download YouTube videos by specifying a YouTube channel URL or playlist URL. I then want to convert the videos to MP3 and put them in a separate folder according to the playlist. Is this ...
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How can I force Internet Download Manager to intercept Mega's downlod process?

I want to download a file from Mega through my own download manager not Mega's download manager. I tried many times with available options in Internet Download Manager and can't get Internet Download ...
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Download all images at distance 2 using Mac OS X

I need to download all the images from a website on my computer. The images are not listed all in one page. Instead I have an index page that links a set of pages (page1.html, page2.html, ...) each ...
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Why is my actual download speed lesser than that found by by speedtest.net?

I ran my internet connection through speedtest.net which claims that it finds out the actual internet speed, much lower than that promised by my ISP. But, while downloading, the speed is much lesser ...
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Download site with js links

I'm trying to download an entire site: http://givatram.org/bank/hug.php?hug=0 Unfortunately, instead of the standard href tag, the page uses javascript functions to generate links: <tr> ...
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How to download multiple files using Chrome?

Firefox had flashgot which added all the links available in a page and you could choose files by type, etc, but in Chrome how do I do this? I tried Download Master but it doesn't work. Keeps asking ...
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How to get urls of all images on a page, edit them and download

Here is a task: A page has 300 JPEG images with urls like http://example.com/gallery/500px-500px/7496.jpg I want to do edit those urls to http://example.com/gallery/1000px-1000px/7496.jpg and ...
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Auto download files to my computer [closed]

I'm looking for a Windows 7 program that will be able to download around 1000 files when I give the urls. These are PDF files http://www.ticaretsicil.gov.tr/gazetepdfgoster.php?sayi=8206&sayfa=1 ...
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Restore IDM and uTorrent state/settings after updating Windows

I want to change my Windows. So all programs deleted. I have many links in my IDM and uTorrent for download. Well , most of them are in download, for example one of them in 30% download and another in ...
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Download with iGetter stops and hangs after a 97% complete

I'm using iGetter 2.8.7 to download Netbeans 6.8, the size of which is 145.02 MBs. I've tried it multiple times and every time it stops when it has downloaded 97% of that file. The speed gradually ...
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Queues in Download Accelator Plus?

I am using Download Accelerator Plus to Manage my Downloads. Here is what I want to do: Add a large number of links in DAP. Download the links one by one in the order the link was added. Only one ...