QuickDownloader 5.0

QuickDownloader is a download manager that accelerates downloads by between 200-300%.
QuickDownloader is a download manager that accelerates downloads by between 200 and 300%.

It provides a resume capability for resuming broken downloads. It supports both HTTP and FTP downloads.

Main features:

  • Support for multiple Downloads
  • System Integrity Checkers which ensure that all system critical components exists and are in the correct location
  • Memory use reduced to between 2-4mb
  • Capability to carry out both downloads and Resume simultaneously
  • Extensive Decoupling of Code to reduce dependencies between code which could cause problem in future
  • Better Handling of errors
  • Handling of 100 % of all possible errors that can be thrown
  • Reformatting of the Refresh command. Refresh command in the past removed the Resume Tab and recreated it so that new Resumes came into affect
  • Refresh command also refreshed the Archive downloads and can take into affect any new archives to be added to the folder
  • Restructuring of all Packages and classes to a new structure
  • All GUI's have been repositioned to a middle of the Application
  • All QuickDownloader source code can now be downloaded in a pdf document or viewed online.
  • The SplashScreen has now been removed
  • Support for 3rd party themes which can be used by QuickDownloader
  • A Desktop button which can set the location to the users desktop
  • Resuming of All Downloads
  • Information on each Download that can be resumed
  • Buffer Resizing for optimum use
  • Proxy Configuration for systems behind firewalls
  • Ability to change System Settings to make QuickDownloader more personalisable
  • The viewing of System Resources and the resources in use by QD
  • Changing of Skins
  • Uses minimum of Memory
  • Log and error handling support
  • Accelerates Downloads by upto 300%
  • Support for all types of Network connections such as Dial Up, Broadband T1 etc.
  • Ability to download from both http and ftp sites
  • 100 % Resume support on all downloads even if the server doesn't support it.
  • Downloads can be zipped up upon download to minimise the amount of space it takes
  • OS Independent
  • Uses Java JRE which runs on any machine such as Windows 2000, 98, Linux etc.
  • Uses the Latest Java Development Kit.
  • Faster Resume Support
  • Integrity checker for all gui based components
  • The bytes downloaded so far is displayed dynamically in b, kb, mb
  • Pausing Of Downloads now possible for both New or Resume Downloads
  • Status Panel displays info on what has been downloaded so far
  • Start and Resume buttons can be enabled and disabled

last updated on:
May 5th, 2005, 15:08 GMT
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license type:
GPL (GNU General Public License) 
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