Free Download Manager for Windows (64-bit) 5.1.28 Fileforum Pick

2.5 out of 5 stars 2.5 (49 votes)

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Windows (All) / Open Source / 1,580 downloads

Free Download Manager (FDM) is a full-featured freeware downloading program. It allows you to download files and whole web sites from any remote server via HTTP, HTTPS and FTP.

Reviews of Free Download Manager for Windows (64-bit)

  1. 1 out of 5 stars
    kstev99

    Reviewing 5.1.23 (Jan 24, 2017)

    Version 3.x worked great. I used it for years. I'm sorry to say that I had to abandon it and start using IDM. Version 5 of this program just plain sucks. Half of the features that version 3 had are gone.

    Sorry FDM, it was great while it lasted but you had to ruin a good program with this dumbed down version

  2. 1 out of 5 stars
    AMIB

    Reviewing 5.1.22 (Jan 3, 2017)

    The new version 5 is as simple as a baby software and it is so huge compare to features included.
    I'll continu using V3 till they revise this unusable version

  3. 1 out of 5 stars
    kstev99

    Reviewing 5.1.15 (Jul 19, 2016)

    I've used FDM for a long time, and love the 3.x versions. Why they had to dumb-down the interface in this new version and remove valuable options is beyond me.

    Version 5 is not ready for prime time and should still be in BETA stage, if they are going to leave most of the functionality of the program out. Terrible.

  4. 1 out of 5 stars
    mchargue

    Reviewing 5.1.15 (Jul 19, 2016)

    The new version looks nothing like what's pictured. While I can applaud the intentions behid the devs, the new version is harder to use. By a lot.

  5. 1 out of 5 stars
    smaragdus

    Reviewing 5.1.5.3224 Beta (Apr 13, 2016)

    The screen-shot is misleading- this is the GUI of Free Download Manager version 3 which is excellent, while the Beta (FDM 5) looks terrible. I give 5 stars for FDM 3 and 1 star for FDM 5 (the abominable Beta).

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