Saturday, May 28, 2011

Go!Zilla

Go!Zilla Download Manager

Go!Zilla is a proprietary download manager originally developed by Aaron Ostler in 1995, and later purchased by Radiate in 1999, for use on Windows. It is shareware and its previous ad supported version drew controversy among users and privacy advocates. Upon being acquired by Headlight Software in 2008, the ad-supported versions were discontinued and the software now offers a free limited trial.
Go!Zilla was one of many download managers, also called download accelerators. These particular programs were especially useful when Dial-up internet access was more common as it was more difficult to download data due to slow speeds and disconnections. Download accelerators allowed users to stop and resume partial downloads. The software also allowed people to schedule downloads for a convenient time; including while they were away from the computer and was credited with allowing companies to provide a parallel distribution system for their products. In July 2000 the software won PC Magazine's ZDNet's Seventh Annual Shareware Award for Best Utility and was estimated to be used by ten million people at that time.
In January 2008, Go!Zilla was acquired by Headlight Software, and Go!Zilla 5 was the first version released with all new source code and without the bundled adware, which had caused some controversy despite notifying users that adware was bundled.
source: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Go!Zilla

Go!Zilla' caracteristics


  • Licence - Licence is Proprietary. More Proprietary Download Managers

  • Platform

    • Run over Windows platforms. More Windows Download Managers
    • Run over Mac and OS X operating systems. More Mac OS X Download Managers
  • User Interface

    • Have a Web Interface. More Web Download Managers
    • Have a Graphical User Interface. More GUI Download Managers

Go!Zilla' Home Page

Go!Zilla' Home Page (external link) Go!Zilla

Sunday, May 8, 2011

GetRight

GetRight Download Manager

GetRight is another downlod manager. Their introduce their product in this way: "With GetRight, you never need to worry about your web connection failing in the middle of a large download. This is great for any Internet connection, and is especially important if you use a wireless or dial-up connection. When using GetRight, you will be able to resume your download right where it left off.
People with Cable, DSL, or other fast Internet connections can benefit greatly from GetRight's Download Acceleration, Automatic Downloading, and Server Synchronization.
GetRight has been a leader and innovator in download manager software and technology for since 1997. During this time, GetRight has been used by millions of people to download billions of files!
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GetRight' caracteristics


  • Licence - Licence is Proprietary. More Proprietary Download Managers

  • Platform - Run over Windows platforms. More Windows Download Managers

  • Protocol Support

    • . More FTP Download Managers
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    • . More Metalink Download Managers
    • . More Podcast Download Managers
    • . More HTTPS Download Managers
    • . More HTTP Download Managers
  • Features and Functionality

  • User Interface

    • Have a Web Interface. More Web Download Managers
    • Have a Graphical User Interface. More GUI Download Managers

GetRight' Home Page

GetRight' Home Page (external link) GetRight