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Most people have already experienced the are downloading a file, and your modem gets disconnected, or call waiting interrupts, or your computer crashes, or any number of other problems. Then you have to restart the download from the very beginning, losing all the time you had already spent. GetRight solves this problem by allowing you to resume a download. If you got part of the file before the problem, GetRight will restart the download in the middle so it only gets the rest of the file, without having to restart from the beginning. This makes downloading your files much easier and faster...

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- CNET's Download manager match-up 2003 July 16, 2003
  A feature-by-feature comparison. GetRight wins every round.
- CNET's Speedy delivery 2002 July 18, 2002
  A comparison of four major download managers and GetRight wins again.
- CNET's Speedy delivery 2001 July 12, 2001
  A comparison of four major download managers, "GetRight wins hands down."

Lighting Download

Lightning Download is a download accelerator, manager, scheduler, and more. It helps you get better, faster downloads.

  • Accelerate your downloads - split a file and download up to 10 parts at the same time to help get your files faster.
  • Schedule your downloads - have Lighting Download dial your modem, download your files, and hang-up when done.
  • Manage your downloads - easily find files waiting to finish and those you've downloaded, and easily set the download order to get files you want first.
  • Download Manager - take over downloads from your web browser, download resuming, mirror searching, and lots more.

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- PC Magazine Editor's Choice, Best of the Product 2003

Internet Download Manager

Accelerate downloads by up to 500 percent, schedule downloads, recover and resume broken downloads. The program features a smart download logic accelerator, dynamic file segmentation and multipart downloading technology, and it reuses all connections without additional connect and login stages. Comprehensive error recovery will restart broken or interrupted downloads due to lost connections, network problems, computer shutdown, or unexpected power outages. Smart in-speed technology dynamically adopts all settings to your particular connection in order to maximize your download speed.

- ZDNet Editor's Pick
- CNet Editor's Pick


FlashGet is specifically designed to address two of the biggest problems when downloading files: Speed and management of downloaded files. FlashGet can split downloaded files into sections, downloading each section simultaneously, for an increase in downloading speed from 100% to 500%. This, coupled with FlashGet's powerful and easy-to-use management features, helps you take control of your downloads like never before.

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- ZDNet Editor's Pick
- WebAttack Editor's Pick
- Jumbo's Program of the day

Internet Download Accelerator

Internet Download Accelerator is an easy-to-use and effective download manager that can increase download speed by up to 500 percent. It uses intellectual multi-section download technology to provide the best possible performance for all connection types, resumes broken downloads, supports FTP, HTTP and HTTPS protocols, firewalls, proxy servers, cookies, redirects, authorization and a lot of different platforms and servers.

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- SoftLandMark Editor's Choice Award
- Brother Software Editor's Pick
- 5 Stars Rating
- Global Shareware 5 Gold Disk

Download Accelerator Plus

Download Accelerator Plus (DAP) is the world's leading download manager, allows you to download up to 300% faster with increased reliability, resume support and errors recovery such as scheduling, download segmentation, and recovery of interrupted downloads.


  • Preview pane – Preview downloads of Music and Video files
  • Download list - Advanced management of downloads queues, priorities and statuses
  • File Information pane – Advanced information of downloaded files and sources
  • Completed downloads list – Separate list of completed downloads
  • DAP Drive integration – Save downloads and, upload files to DAP Drive web storage
  • Media Center Tab – Conveniently manage your media files
  • Superior Usability – New interface with flexible design options

- PC Magazine Editor's Choice Award & 4 Stars Rating

StuffIT Expander

Award-winning StuffIt Expander gives you access to virtually any file you download from the Internet or receive in your email. When you receive a zip file, you want to get at its contents as quickly as possible. What you don't want are nagging dialogs slowing you down. Always-free Expander is intuitive and easy to use. Just double-click, or drag and drop, and the contents of your archive are placed into the same directory as the zip archive. StuffIt Expander gives you what you want - fast access to your files, for free, without any hassle.

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ZipMagic makes using the Internet fast, safe, and secure! Whether you store data securely in space-saving archives or safely send it to friends and co-workers, ZipMagic makes it easier than ever to backup, upload files, and more, automatically! With its revolutionary new photo compression technology, ZipMagic archives what no other compression product has been able to do – reduce the size of JPEG photos and images up to 30% with absolutely no loss in image quality! Where existing archive technologies such as zip are unable to further compress JPEG photos, ZipMagic’s patent-pending technology enables users to fit more data onto CDs, DVDs, and other storage and backup media. This provides significant bandwidth saving for professionals, businesses, and hobbyists looking to share images over the Internet or on the network!

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