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Comment by dgemu12
about Free Download Manager · Jun 2011 · Helpful Not helpful 3 Helpful

Good overall but not really portable as advertised as it leaves information in the registry (would be better if they used ini files). If you don't care about portability and would install this program anyway, I think this is probably the best to use.

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I prefer the old version

Comment by astral_cyborg
about Free Download Manager · Nov 2016 · Helpful Not helpful 2 Helpful

The latest releases have a major change in GUI, which looks more minimal and more clear.
However, I think that FDM has lost some functionalities that were available in the past. One of them is the download of videos from streaming sites. Yes, it can download from the common ones, like Youtube, but if you try from other similar ones, it will fail.
I have tried other download managers like EagleGet and although it has uglier interface, it downloaded almost everything so far.
I really like FDM, but I've stopped using it.

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Comment by ichimitch
about Free Download Manager · Mar 2017 · Helpful Not helpful 1 Helpful
  • Intuitive interface
  • Downloads from Torrent or URL
  • Supports throttling (bandwidth limiting)
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