Free Download Manager Review

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Free Download Manager (FDM) is an open source and free program, very popular and continuously improved that supports all types of files: applications, videos, torrents, magnet links and so on. Is able to pause and resume downloads anytime, you can import an entire list of downloads from a file and get them all with a single click.

It can be integrated with all popular browsers, is able to scan downloaded files automatically using your installed antivirus and supports multi threads to download files faster.

1. Intuitive and clean interface

Installation works flawlessly and the interface is very clean and intuitive. You have quick access to categories section, settings, filter and view  downloads by status with a single selection or click.

2. Categories

Create custom categories with desired names and set file extensions to be saved automatically in that category (right click on a category to change its properties).

3. Download accelerator

Free Download Manager will split each file into multiple parts and will download them in the same time; in this way, you will download faster. Is also able to stop and resume any download with a single click.

4. Customize windows and notifications

From Settings you can change transparency of windows, enable or disable notifications or windows. It allows to personalize it as you want.

5. Virus checker

From Settings choose your installed antivirus program and you are able to scan downloaded files automatically.

6. It works with torrents

For torrents i use uTorrent, because i like the program, but Free Download Manager is also able to detect and download files from magnet links or torrents.

7. Browser integration

The program is able to monitor downloads for selected browsers and it supports all major ones: Chrome, Firefox, Internet Explorer

8. Scheduled downloads

Add downloads in queue or waiting list and set the program to perform downloads at desired time.

9. Bacth downloads and Import

You can import an entire list of download links from a TXT or XML file. Free Download Manager is able to perform a large number downloads in the same time (batch processing).