March 18, 2017

Free Download Manager

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Free Download Manager (FDM) is a powerful download accelerator and manager that allows you to download files and whole web sites from any remote server via HTTP, HTTPS, and FTP.

Free Download Manager can boost all your downloads up to 10 times, process media files of various popular formats, drag&drop URLs right from a web browser as well as simultaneously download multiple files. Moreover, it's compatible with the most popular browsers Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, Microsoft Edge, Internet Explorer and Safari.

Free Download Manager Key Features:
  • Light-weight and easy to use
  • User-friendly interface with modern design
  • Fast, safe and efficient downloading
  • Video downloading from popular websites
  • Support HTTP/HTTPS/FTP/BitTorrent
  • Resume broken downloads
  • Enhanced audio/video files support
  • Smart file management and powerful scheduler 
  • Adjusting traffic usage
  • Upload Manager

Last Update: February 22, 2017

Current Version:

License: Open Source

English, Spanish, German, French, Portuguese, Romanian, Polish, Dutch, Swedish, Italian, Danish

Supported Operating Systems:
Windows 7 / 8 / 8.1 / 10 (32-Bit, 64-Bit)
Mac OS X 10.9 or later

Developer: Free Download Manager


  • [Youtube] Improved parser to work with new pages
  • [macOS] Disabled network configuration monitoring module to improve performance on macOS for WiFi connections
  • [Edge] Restart integration module on update (please see "Known issues" below)
  • [Update on macOS] Fixes for update breaking audio/video streams merging and next update (please see "Known issues" below)
  • [Scheduler] Fixed issues with specifying schedule before adding a download
  • [Win] Fixed issue when restarting an HTTP download would delete the file afterwards
  • [Batch downloads] Minor fixes
  • [IE] Bug fixes for context menus on extension install/uninstall
  • General bugfixes and performance improvements