Speed Up Large Downloads




Introduction: Speed Up Large Downloads

Need to download something but it is massive here's how to download things quickly.

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Step 1: The Software

To do this you will need a download manager many can drastically speed up the download process my favorite is the free download manages (fdm).fdm is also portable if you don't want to install it.
You can download it here http://portableapps.com/apps/internet/free-download-manager-portable

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Step 2: The End

Now you should be able to download massive files much faster just set up fdm!
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    2 Discussions


    4 years ago

    You don't say how this speeds up downloads and why your downloads were slow in the first place. Downloads are only as fast the network they stream through. Here is a better idea...use 7Zip to compress the file and then send it.


    Reply 4 years ago

    Fdm speeds up downloads it can bypass data caps making it faster and it can resume downloads Chrome can't do that you have to restart the download. When I downloaded the Ubuntu os file it took 4 hours when I used fdm it only took about 1