Fresh Download 8.78

3.9 out of 5 stars 3.9 (206 votes)

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Windows (All) / Freeware / 28,614 downloads

Fresh Download is an easy-to-use and very fast download manager software that turbo charge downloading files from the Internet, such as your favorite software, mp3 files, video files, picture collections, etc.

Reviews of Fresh Download

  1. 1 out of 5 stars
    rick_toronto

    Reviewing 8.72 (Oct 31, 2011)

    Freshdownload, while it works as a basic downloader, doesn't do much to increase your download speeds from my experience.

    Trying to uninstall? Its says uninstalled but when you look at your registry, FD is all over the place - be prepared to take 30 minutes with a good registry search/edit tool. About 15 search terms later....

  2. 1 out of 5 stars
    Enlightenment

    Reviewing 8.64 (Dec 22, 2010)

    Downloaded to a NTFS drive this 6.2GB Wikipedia file
    http://download.wikimedi...-pages-articles.xml.bz2

    FAILED:
    - GetGo Download Manager 4.5.2.692
    - Fresh Download 8.64

    WORKS:
    - FlashGet 3.7.0.1156

  3. 4 out of 5 stars
    rfithen

    Reviewing 8.54 (Jul 20, 2010)

    -1* Does not download utube vids. (Even with the help of flashgot.)

  4. 2 out of 5 stars
    johnd164

    Reviewing 8.46 (Apr 16, 2010)

    I have always like this download manager for it's simplicity and it does what it is designed to do. But this latest build is not that good.

    When telling the program where to put the categories in a different place than the default set by the program seem to confuse the program. The categories are not created in the anything other than the default setting which is the desk top.

    Downloading into these folders/Categories is hopeless, if you want to place a download into the other folder for example the download goes to the software folder and there is no way of moving the download into the correct folder/category, clicking on the downloded file in fresh Download and choosing properties brings up an option to change or add to the information of the download, however, the part ware one can change the folder the buttons are grayed out.

    I also found it to crash IE 8 when the Fresh Download addon is active.

    It's a shame that this once good software is now poor and tech support is none existent apart from a standard FAQ email one gets when sending a problem report to Fresh Download.

    Time to look for a better download manager.

  5. 5 out of 5 stars
    alphanews

    Reviewing 7.94 (Jan 21, 2008)

    Been using it for more than 5 years. Very satisfied - works well, easy to use, no probs at all. Does what I expect from a d/l manager.

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