Internet Download Manager 6 review

All modern web browsers come with download capabilities, and while those are getting the job done, they usually fail when it comes to management and advanced features. Download managers like Internet Download Manager 6 add a rich feature set to the system which not only gives you better control over all downloads, but often also improves the speed in which files are downloaded to your computer system. How that's done? For instance by segmenting downloads and using multiple connections to decrease the time it takes to complete it.

The installation of Internet Download Manager is straightforward. An option to select the browsers you want the program to integrate with would have been nice, but other than that, there is no reason for complaints. IDM integrates itself automatically into supported web browsers, the list includes Internet Explorer, Firefox, Chrome and Opera, by hijacking the browser's own download tool. The process is fully automated and you do not have to do anything different to take advantage of the program.

Downloads that you initiate are simply handled automatically by the download manager and not the browser's download tool. It displays information about the download, will group the download automatically, and lets you add a description if you want.

download prompt

Sometimes, the downloads may not get picked up correctly. When that is the cause you have other options to still work with Internet Download Manager. You can right-click the download and select the download with IDM option from the context menu, enable clipboard monitoring in the application and copy download links to the clipboard, drag and drop download links from the browser into the program window, or paste a download address directly into the program using the Tasks > Add new download option.

A files' type determines whether it will immediately be downloaded by IDM or if downloads are not started automatically. You can modify white and blacklisted file types in the program configuration. Here you also find an option to block automatic downloads from select Internet addresses.

While you may usually want your downloads to complete as soon as possible, you sometimes may need bandwidth for other tasks while downloading. If you are watching an HD video for instance that is streamed to your system, you may want to limit the download bandwidth. IDM enables you to limit the download speed during downloads or as a general setting in the program options.

Downloads can be added to a queue if you do not want the files to be downloaded directly. This can be a useful way of collecting downloads to run them when the computer is idle or when you are not sitting in front of it. The queue can then be processed using the built-in scheduler or manually at any time.

internet download manager 6

Downloads are automatically sorted into categories like compressed, documents or programs. You can add, edit and remove categories which help you keep an overview over all of your downloads. Categories, queues, and unfinished downloads are displayed on the left in the sidebar that you can navigate to filter files here.

The configuration options let you customize the download manager further. You can for instance disable integration in select browsers or add other browsers, portable versions for instance, to the list of browser's that are monitored. There are also options to configure keyboard shortcuts to bypass or force downloading with IDM, customize the browser context menu entries, change the default maximum number of connections, or add site logins and proxy information if needed.

One interesting feature of IDM is that it supports multiple download queues that you can manage individually and create schedules for.

If you need to download a lot of files from a single site, you may want to use the built-in Grabber module which lets you do that. It supports authorization if needed and enables you to download a lot of pictures, audio files or any other type of file from the selected address. You can select one of the available templates that the program ships with, or configure your own custom template instead.While optimized for file downloading, it can actually also be used to download a complete website to your local system.

site grabber

All downloads remain listed in the program until you decide to delete them. If you never do that, you get a complete download history of your downloads which may be helpful if you need to download a file again but can't remember where you downloaded it from.

Speed

Internet Download Manager promises faster download speeds, lets see if that is the really the case. A test download of the latest Linux Mint version, a 960 Megabyte download, completed in 2 minutes 44 seconds and about 3 additional seconds to combine the parts that were downloaded. This maxed out the download bandwidth of the Internet connection. The same download using Google Chrome's internal download manager took 3 minutes and 4 seconds to complete.

internet download manager speed

IDM speeds up your downloads. I suppose it can even be faster if the service limits the available bandwidth per connection that you make.

Verdict

Internet Download Manager speeds up your downloads, if you want, and enables you to keep taps on all downloads on the system it is running on. Integration with web browsers is solid for the most part, Firefox Nightly users will however notice that it is not compatible with their browser. While it is still possible to use the program, for instance by enabling clipboard monitoring, direct support would have been nicer.

The program improves the download speed, by how much, depends on a number of factors including the server you are downloading from and the PC's Internet connection and load.

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Responses to Internet Download Manager 6 review

  1. Thomas December 6, 2012 at 11:35 am #

    I use curl on the mac for downloads. Wget in Linux and Downloaditall as add-on in Firefox on my windows machine. Would be cool though to win a licence.

  2. cristi December 6, 2012 at 11:35 am #

    I use the trial version of IDM and I know that works great.

  3. Arpit Jain December 6, 2012 at 11:39 am #

    i currently use flashget + free download manager for firefox and chromes built it download manager for other sites which dont support download managers ... id lik to give this a go :) .. cheers :D

  4. alecu December 6, 2012 at 11:39 am #

    I use the browser to download..For long slow dl is not a convinience..Hope to win a license..Thanks

  5. Akshay December 6, 2012 at 11:43 am #

    I will surely buy this version of IDM as it is the best and it is providing support from many years.

  6. Deli Soetiawan December 6, 2012 at 11:44 am #

    I use flashgot with firefox, i like to use IDM

  7. CompMike December 6, 2012 at 11:45 am #

    I use downthemall for downloading, I've tried idm trial in the past and it seems to work great. It's good to see they have a new version.

  8. liuyang December 6, 2012 at 11:46 am #

    I use the browser and thunder to download.I think IDM is the best.Hope to win a license..Thanks.

  9. Pongskorn December 6, 2012 at 11:48 am #

    Idm rocks

  10. Ennovy December 6, 2012 at 11:53 am #

    I own a license for Download Studio, but I dont like it.
    Hope to win a license for IDM! Thank you very much.

  11. Shea Bunge December 6, 2012 at 11:56 am #

    I currently use my favorite browser (Chrome) to download files. I haven't really tried a dedecated download manager before, but I'm willing to give it a try.

  12. Anonymous December 6, 2012 at 11:59 am #

    I currently use cracked version of idm.Hope i win a genuine license.

  13. Tariq December 6, 2012 at 11:59 am #

    I currently use cracked version of idm.Hope i win a genuine license.

  14. Dwayne December 6, 2012 at 12:01 pm #

    I currently use DownThemAll! For Firefox but would love a copy of IDM

  15. Doc December 6, 2012 at 12:07 pm #

    At the moment I don't use a download manager, but I'd like to manage my downloads a little better than that!

  16. Ivan December 6, 2012 at 12:10 pm #

    Used GetRight when it was still actively developed and FlashGet. Nowadays mostly DownThemAll! for Firefox. Thanks for the giveaway!

  17. Anurag December 6, 2012 at 12:14 pm #

    Internet Download Manager 6 add a rich feature set to the system which not only gives you better control over all downloads, but often also improves the speed in which files are downloaded to your computer system

  18. partha December 6, 2012 at 12:14 pm #

    I would very much to like to have a copy of IDM.

  19. toni December 6, 2012 at 12:16 pm #

    I've used all the software downloaded( flashget,downthemall,go!zilla ) but over time experience, I noticed that InternetDownloadManager many outstanding features. Use simple, compact, suitable for the operating system,browser. In general, the IDM is great. I will use IDM to any of my computer,and I will encourage my friends to use the IDM. This is a great giveaway, please count me in. Thanks !

  20. Arjun December 6, 2012 at 12:21 pm #

    I use orbit! USed IDM a loooong time back, would be glad to re-visit the old friend!!

  21. Mike M December 6, 2012 at 12:24 pm #

    I currently use none but sure could use a license for my wifes new laptop I got her for Christmas.

  22. Linu George December 6, 2012 at 12:25 pm #

    I use download them all firefox manager...... so I need this...:) thanks for the giveaway.

  23. prox December 6, 2012 at 12:29 pm #

    currently using free download manager

  24. FreeBro December 6, 2012 at 12:30 pm #

    Like mipony but no one I know of ever turns down a chance to win
    IDM. Add my entry with the hopefuls Thanks!!!

  25. prox December 6, 2012 at 12:33 pm #

    currently useing free download manager

  26. Akbarri December 6, 2012 at 12:36 pm #

    I dont use any download manager/accelerator.
    I use default Chrome Downloader, but i would be so happy to try IDM ^^v cheers....

  27. Minh Hải December 6, 2012 at 12:37 pm #

    I use add-on Downthemall! and Flashgot in Firefox, but I think IDM has more features. Hope to get a key. Thanks for this giveaway.

  28. Tal December 6, 2012 at 12:38 pm #

    Hi,
    Thanks for the opportunity.
    This is the best Download Manager that I know.
    Thanks
    Tal

  29. Brandon December 6, 2012 at 12:39 pm #

    I use downthemall for firefox and jdownloader some times, but I tried the idm trial some months ago and it was extremely fast compared to others download manager

  30. Fmie December 6, 2012 at 12:45 pm #

    i useGetGo, but i would be so happy change to IDM.

  31. EuroScept1C December 6, 2012 at 12:46 pm #

    I'll be honest... Many years ago, when I was ~15 years old, I was using this great downloader, but cracked from warez sites. Long time ago, I stopped installing "dirty", unsafe and non-untouched software and since, I miss this software. Currently I'm downloading with the default Firefox downloader, but never I liked it particularly.

    Anyway, a free licence would be truly great.

  32. samwathre December 6, 2012 at 12:46 pm #

    Hi,
    Currently I am using Internet Download Manager 6's trial version .I am delighted from its download speed.Thanks for giveaway hopefully I win this.

  33. Dror December 6, 2012 at 12:47 pm #

    Please provide it to me.
    Thanks
    I love it

  34. talshl December 6, 2012 at 12:49 pm #

    Wow...
    It is great
    Thank you very much.

  35. Artur December 6, 2012 at 12:50 pm #

    I use a built-in download manager (Firefox), so please count me in :)

    Thanks for the giveaway

  36. kAlex December 6, 2012 at 12:50 pm #

    Thank you for a nice contest. Currently I'm using jdownloader. IDM is much better :)

  37. yuppy December 6, 2012 at 12:51 pm #

    Now I'm using free FDM (Free Download Manager), but better of course is IDM. I know because few months ago i tried trial version of IDM.

  38. Ippo December 6, 2012 at 12:55 pm #

    Would looooooooove to have it!!

    Would also kill for it :-o

  39. Mhamad Rachini December 6, 2012 at 12:59 pm #

    i trying to find a download manager "jdownloader, pyload" but currently after testing IDM with trial i like it best.

  40. Neil December 6, 2012 at 1:02 pm #

    For small downloads I use the browser. But for large files I use IDM trial version which is useful especially the scheduling feature. Hoping to win a license! :-)

  41. Ali December 6, 2012 at 1:03 pm #

    Hi,
    I'm using trial version of IDM for now

    thanks

  42. Lascoul December 6, 2012 at 1:04 pm #

    i want it

  43. Sam December 6, 2012 at 1:06 pm #

    I have been using Free Download Manager, which is excellent, so the paid versions must really be something!
    Hoping to find out, thanks Ghacks and Merry Christmas!

  44. s66 December 6, 2012 at 1:15 pm #

    I've been using Chromes downloader but if your using a Dodo internet USB stick you will get ANNOYING download failures. So this would be very nice for Xmas.

  45. Gourav December 6, 2012 at 1:16 pm #

    Presently I Use Free Download Manager & Orbit Downloader.
    would love to get a IDM License.

  46. Thomas Nielsen December 6, 2012 at 1:18 pm #

    Free Download Manager + simple right-clicks

  47. Francisco Loureiro December 6, 2012 at 12:19 pm #

    Uso o gerenciador de download do Windows 8, mais gostaria de ganhar o IDM pois ele é o melhor atualmente.

  48. Ray December 6, 2012 at 1:26 pm #

    I would like to give this a try to see if it really improves my system. As of now, I haven't noticed any big problem with downloads - perhaps I don't download enough to notice.

  49. farmer December 6, 2012 at 1:28 pm #

    I soon ends one-year license updates so be sure to have another roczek.A why he makes the best download manager? Many managers I used to download files from the Internet, but the Internet Download Manager broke them all. IDM supports proxy servers, ftp and http which makes it unbeatable. Added to this is the integration of most browsers, such as:
    -Internet Explorer
    -Opera
    -Firefox
    Chrome and other popular browsers.
    The program has several categories to which the downloaded files are saved: compressed, music, documents, programs, movies, unfinished. I just do not use these categories and have them deleted, and the files in the folder, write down the general, pointing out that in the options settings. Due to the longer segment files are shared so that retrieval is faster. With IDM we can download flash videos from such sites like YouTube, MySpaceTV, and Google Video. The program has an option to resume downloads, which works when we suddenly stop downloading in a sudden lack of interne

  50. rask0 December 6, 2012 at 1:38 pm #

    I use the trial version of IDM and it's a nice piece of software with extremeley fast download speeds. Would love the have the full version.

  51. gioni December 6, 2012 at 1:44 pm #

    This is the best Download Manager, thanks for the opportunity.

  52. Luis G. Uribe C. December 6, 2012 at 1:46 pm #

    Hi, I begun using GetRight (late 19XXs). It was very useful being able to download the SAME file from DIFFERENT servers at once. Then, I loose contact and became MassDownload user (Windows), and continue to use it: *3.9 old* version. MassDownload uses multiple threads, but only 1 source server...

    To download full sites and explore them offline, I use OfflineExplorer Pro, 5.9. It is expensive, but useful. I did not upgrade it anymore...

    wget never was an option for me (Windows Vista, Cygwin console [no GUI]...)

    It would be great to use "Internet Download Manager" under Chrome, after seen this wonderful review you just wrote: Only one soft, small, almost inane installation complaint !

    Thanks a lot for letting us to share your daily, wise reviews.

    Luis G. Uribe C.

  53. haider December 6, 2012 at 1:48 pm #

    this is the best i am using it now but my license has expired and so i am not updating to version 6 please include me

  54. Cazza December 6, 2012 at 1:54 pm #

    I currently use Free Download Manager but have tried IDM before and thought it was pretty good. Would love to win a license.

  55. Boyfriend December 6, 2012 at 1:57 pm #

    Thanks Martin Brinkmann for review and give away. Please count me in. I am currently using no download manager and am in too much trouble due to inconsistent behaviours of internet/downloads. I have previously used IDM trial and was too happy with its performance. I don't like to use cracked version and would love to have it legally. I am hopping for the best.

    Regards!

  56. Mannar Mannan December 6, 2012 at 2:07 pm #

    I badly need idm since am a download junkie. I think it is the no.1 download manager available as of now. Also the team constantly upgrade their software to make it compatible with all the browsers. I love it :)

  57. Greg December 6, 2012 at 2:08 pm #

    Currently I just use the browser's build in download manager. Tried one a while ago, a long while and tbh I'm not sure why I stopped using it - it was that long ago. Would be nice to win a license and start using a DL manager again.

    thanks for the review.

  58. Me December 6, 2012 at 2:16 pm #

    its one of the best.

  59. Nikhil Tom December 6, 2012 at 2:16 pm #

    Hi,
    Thanks for this giveaway,
    Currently I'm using DAP (Download Accelerator Plus) and IDM free,
    Before my introduction to third party download managers I used browser integrated ones,
    After losing my downloads many times I googled for the solution and found download managers,
    Used Jdownloader (still best for downloading from sites like rapidshare), Orbit and flashget,
    I found DAP and IDM reliable

  60. faircot December 6, 2012 at 2:24 pm #

    Using the default browser download settings (whether it's IE, FF or Opera) can be frustrating and sometimes difficult to monitor.

    IDM is an excellent, reliable solution for downloading, storing and find finding these downloads. Recommended.

  61. zul December 6, 2012 at 2:26 pm #

    currently i am using jdownloader and browser download. it will be nice to have a dedicated download manager that can speed up my download.

  62. Aravind PS December 6, 2012 at 2:29 pm #

    I manually download files from the Internet.I tried IDM trial version and was impressed by its utilility.

  63. utuser December 6, 2012 at 2:36 pm #

    I absolutely love internet download manager! Have searched high and low for an alternative after my trial period ran out but no other software provides such seamless Chrome integration, acceleration, reliability, flexibility and versatility. Hope to win!!

  64. Jaswinder Singh December 6, 2012 at 2:41 pm #

    i use opera's built-in download manager mostly. Well i use Orbit n Free Download Manager and IDM trial but they are not as good as IDM.
    I think IDM is Great download manager , have full compatibility with all browsers and powerfull yet easy to use features.

  65. Don C December 6, 2012 at 2:48 pm #

    I have used IDM on one of my computers for almost a year. This is the easiest, most versatile download manager I have ever used...

  66. Bero December 6, 2012 at 2:48 pm #

    IDM Is a very good download manager. Currently using Free Download Manager. Thanks.

  67. Don C December 6, 2012 at 2:50 pm #

    Sorry - I currently download on my primary computer using "Free Download Manager".

  68. Baxter Tocher December 6, 2012 at 2:54 pm #

    I currently use Free Download Manager together with the Downloaders extension for Chrome.

  69. bhavesh December 6, 2012 at 2:55 pm #

    I am currently using Free Download Manager and Firefox. I like IDM. Thanks for the opportunity.

  70. The Hoa December 6, 2012 at 1:58 pm #

    I use downthemall for downloading, I’ve tried idm trial in the past and it seems to work great. It’s good to see they have a new version.

  71. Joe Stewart December 6, 2012 at 3:06 pm #

    I use my browser in addition to DAP to download at the present time.

  72. hessam December 6, 2012 at 3:06 pm #

    that the best download manager

  73. Ngoc December 6, 2012 at 3:10 pm #

    IDM is the best Download Manager and Accelerator.
    I use IDM every day.

  74. BadLuckLuke December 6, 2012 at 3:12 pm #

    Right click, save as & pray...

  75. Paul Robinson December 6, 2012 at 3:17 pm #

    I use the download manager in Opera.

  76. Sagar December 6, 2012 at 3:19 pm #

    I currently download files using Chrome.

  77. Johnny C December 6, 2012 at 3:20 pm #

    Ghacks Technology News Blog, the email I look forward to everyday!! I use Chrome downloader, a licence for Internet Download manager would be great. Keep up the great work.

  78. Alex December 6, 2012 at 3:22 pm #

    I download files with Opera. Thanks Ghacks for this giveaway and this chance to win a best download manager! Best Regards.

  79. Cool December 6, 2012 at 3:26 pm #

    I am currently not using any download manager. I am using Firefox to download file. Thank and please count me in too!

  80. vhick December 6, 2012 at 3:28 pm #

    What I do when I downloading files, I just queue all the download and schedule it once I finish browsing or doing in my PC. I also schedule it in automatic shutdown when finished (only applicable in direct link, not in file sharing site).

    Thank you so much for the giveaway!

  81. Daniel December 6, 2012 at 3:29 pm #

    I usually download my stuff through P2P method and file transfer between my friend. I am using FrostWire for such purpose. Please
    ase count me in too would love to give this brilliant software a try.

    Thank in advance!

  82. TomC December 6, 2012 at 3:31 pm #

    I am currently using IDM and I think its the best downloader out there. I just find it the fast and most convenient for managing my downloads. Hope to continue using IDM by winning in this giveaway. Thank you so much for this chance.

  83. Jacky December 6, 2012 at 3:31 pm #

    I am using free download manager. where mostly I download file from HTTP method. Thank for this awesome giveaway and please count me in too for this.

    Regard

  84. grzesiek December 6, 2012 at 3:32 pm #

    I use default Chrome Downloader. He is great

  85. Jay December 6, 2012 at 3:35 pm #

    I am currently using Free Download Manager to download files. I hope to win Internet Download Manager because its features are very useful and the download speeds are fast. Thanks.

  86. Jirachi December 6, 2012 at 3:35 pm #

    I use JDownloader for its great plugin support. However IDM is one of the best download manager in the market and definitely would not want to miss this golden opportunity to grab myself a license.

    Thank Ghack for this great giveaway and I want to participate too.

  87. Joseph Potter December 6, 2012 at 3:37 pm #

    Hope I win one :-) I do not use any help and need some...

  88. Tick'n'Tack December 6, 2012 at 3:39 pm #

    awesome giveaway! i use minopy to download file but idm is great for it s item grabber which allow user to grab any content from a website easily so that i can save time not to doing that myself manually. count me in too and thank you.

  89. Jerzy December 6, 2012 at 3:39 pm #

    I use the browser
    This is the best Download Manager
    Thanks

  90. Mohammad Wasiullah December 6, 2012 at 3:40 pm #

    Directly from browser downloader
    Thanks for giveaway i hope i will win this giveaway
    please count me in

  91. Geezer December 6, 2012 at 3:42 pm #

    i am using maxthon browser downlaoder for downloading. i would be a happy guy if able to grab a copy of this great software here today and i love idm that allow us to capture any video and download it which also let us to choose the file quality before download.

    definitely a must have software for everyone. count me in too!

  92. Atul December 6, 2012 at 3:45 pm #

    Would love to win a license! I'm using Orbit which is good, but IDM is the best!

  93. pkghosh December 6, 2012 at 3:51 pm #

    I use DownThemAll in Firefox and GetRight Pro, but I understand that IDM is the best. All my earlier attempts to get IDM were unsuccessful. Hope I'm lucky this time.

  94. Rahul December 6, 2012 at 3:51 pm #

    Thank you very much...im using a cracked IDM software downloaded from piratebay sometime back.. it's an older older version cannot be update...i would like to try my luck on winning a genuine IDM license as i cannot afford it...

  95. Zaigham December 6, 2012 at 3:52 pm #

    Recently I have used the trial version of IDM. I think it best among all others.

  96. Iroshan December 6, 2012 at 3:56 pm #

    IDM is the best download manager ever. Simple and fast. Do what is supposed to do. No fuss. Would love an account, since the trial has expired after installing windows 8.

  97. mecho December 6, 2012 at 3:57 pm #

    my favourite download manager.. hope i get one.. thanks

  98. Anonymous December 6, 2012 at 3:58 pm #

    With my current ISP [cable] I would need to reset modem and router about every hour to reach/use their true rating speeds

  99. ter sue December 6, 2012 at 3:59 pm #

    I am using Orbit Download Manager. It work Great and that is the reason I still use fireforx 3.6. Occasionally using Jdownloader. However love to get IMD license version.

  100. lonfjjr December 6, 2012 at 4:00 pm #

    With my current ISP [cable] I would have to reset modem and router every hour to reach their true speed ratings

  101. Kumar Wije December 6, 2012 at 4:00 pm #

    Internet download manager is one of the best download sites.Unfortunately it is little expensive.It is handy and readily available when you decide to download.

  102. Johan Gustavsson December 6, 2012 at 4:01 pm #

    Hi, I'm currently using the free orbit downloader, but I'd love to try this software out....

  103. amon December 6, 2012 at 4:05 pm #

    Great! I would like to win a license.

  104. Jawwad Sadiq December 6, 2012 at 4:08 pm #

    Currently using JDownloader. but would love to use IDM. it's great, fast and superb !!!

  105. bennix December 6, 2012 at 4:09 pm #

    I can't resist to have a free license one because I'm using IDM for a year right now and still no other browser-based downloader that can beat its performance, speed or the user-friendliness.thumbs up!

  106. Raff December 6, 2012 at 4:10 pm #

    A must have tool everyone should have to satisfy their download needs! ;)

  107. Mohammed Sarhan December 6, 2012 at 4:15 pm #

    Please count me in
    I use download managers integrated in browsers (firefox - chrome)

  108. Steve December 6, 2012 at 4:16 pm #

    I could sure use a good download manager. All I'm using now is the built-in one in IE9.

  109. Brian December 6, 2012 at 4:17 pm #

    I used to use getright back in the day but lost my license key a long time ago. I did try a trial for IDM when it was around version 3 and it seemed pretty nice. Currently I just download with the browser and occasionally use jdownloader when needing to download multiple files from file hosting sites. I would love to win a copy of this new version of IDM and give it a go. I like the idea of it helping to auto-categorize files downloaded.

  110. Marco December 6, 2012 at 4:19 pm #

    The best program on this class. I hope to win on this time :D
    ThX for giveaway

  111. Bobby Roughton December 6, 2012 at 4:23 pm #

    I use flashgot but I would like a copy of IDM.

  112. Meena Bassem December 6, 2012 at 4:25 pm #

    IDM is the best, almost the fastest with no other alternative freeware, or at least no good enough one

  113. Praful Dalal December 6, 2012 at 4:26 pm #

    Currently I use flashgot with firefox.. I have used IDM but i cannot used it further because my trial got expired.. So i hope to get a key and thanks for this opportunity !!

  114. Tblogger December 6, 2012 at 4:33 pm #

    This Is The Most Wanted And Most Awesome Download Manager I have Ever Seen ,First I Use Download Accelerator Plus [Dap] and Then I hate Internet Download Manager For It s Bad Interface , as then i don't like its interface , But When i start using it it was Soooo Amazing that I forgot About it s interface .Now Its my Favorite , And No Reviews or no one can Drive My mind to another way to use another download manager.

    I will Be Soooooooooooo Happy To Win one License. Great Work martin , keep it up

  115. vsilvar December 6, 2012 at 4:34 pm #

    I just use firefox or chrome, but I've tried the IDM trial and it's awesome

  116. Chand December 6, 2012 at 4:34 pm #

    First of all thanks for your wonderful giveaway . Currently I am using FDM . The reason why i want IDM coz becoz of its simplicity of downloads than others .

  117. Jeff December 6, 2012 at 4:41 pm #

    Count me in please.

    I use the default browser download.

    Thanks, Merry Christmas

  118. Ankit Lal December 6, 2012 at 4:41 pm #

    I am presently using trial version of this software and is really great.
    I wish I could win one for myself.
    Thans for this giveaway.

  119. Sibu December 6, 2012 at 4:43 pm #

    I wud love a license!

  120. Sibu December 6, 2012 at 4:44 pm #

    I currently use a cracked version but i wud love to use a genuine one.

  121. abo bahaa December 6, 2012 at 4:47 pm #

    thank you very much for the giveaway I would like to have one license.

  122. lotusw December 6, 2012 at 4:49 pm #

    i usually using DownThemAll and Free Download Manager some times while using PaleMoon and Free Download Manager (if possible) while using Opera.

  123. BPNelson December 6, 2012 at 4:50 pm #

    I could really use this. Downloading with Firefox alone is OK but IDM would be great.

  124. Ionut Baciu December 6, 2012 at 3:51 pm #

    I use the trial version of IDM. It wold be great to have a full license

  125. dandy December 6, 2012 at 4:52 pm #

    I use default browser downloader, now I will try IDM...

  126. $ushmit December 6, 2012 at 4:55 pm #

    I m using IDM Trial And would love to use full version... so count me too....

  127. bob December 6, 2012 at 4:58 pm #

    Sounds like a good program, would like to try.
    bob

  128. Eder December 6, 2012 at 5:11 pm #

    I use direct downloads on a 512kb connection that is always getting down, losing downloads at 99%, always need to restart. Having a download manager would be nice!!!

  129. David Anderson December 6, 2012 at 5:19 pm #

    curl and the standard browser dl

  130. SamC December 6, 2012 at 5:20 pm #

    I'm using use the trial version of IDM, and I hope to win one license of this great software.
    Thanks Ghacks for the giveaway!

  131. mary December 6, 2012 at 5:22 pm #

    I currently use the google chrome browser to download. Sometimes it disconnects. Would love to have IDM

  132. Krishna December 6, 2012 at 5:26 pm #

    I am not a contender. But would like to point out 2 things:

    1. IDM is The Best Download Manager on the Planet.
    2. IDM is the Most Pirated Software on the Planet.

  133. Tarun Sharma December 6, 2012 at 5:26 pm #

    Please select me.

  134. Mirek December 6, 2012 at 5:28 pm #

    !! The best Download Manager !!

  135. Ghost December 6, 2012 at 5:40 pm #

    OrbitDownloader I used the most. IDM favorite. Licence if using it exactly.Very good download manager.

    Thanks For Giveaway.

  136. AH Zeff December 6, 2012 at 5:43 pm #

    Thanks Martin, Great giveaway

    Best download manager ever- fast, powerful, light and easy to use software. to be frank I have used many pirated version of it. I never used its original version. I really tired of using pirated version, every time firefox come to new version i have to look for new pirated version of it. i really need this one. Please consider me.

    Thank you for Generous Giveaway.

  137. paulo oliveira December 6, 2012 at 5:52 pm #

    hey, another great ghacks gift!

    currently I don't use any download manager, but I need one - and this one is the best!

    Hope to win a license!

    Thanks, Martin!

  138. Dinesh December 6, 2012 at 5:53 pm #

    Hope to win this great giveaway. Currently I am using firefox brower and files are downloaded with its download tool.
    with regards

  139. Satish Kumar.G December 6, 2012 at 5:53 pm #

    I use free download manager for chrome and Firefox very on addon download them all. Both of them offer good speeds and cost no money.

  140. Grissino December 6, 2012 at 6:04 pm #

    Actually I just using the download manager integrated in chrome (really sad, isn't?)
    I will be happy to win one of the licenses :-)

  141. Bob December 6, 2012 at 6:40 pm #

    At the moment I'm using the Firefox extention Unplug to download mp3's which I found ok.

    I've not really thought about the Video files that so often go as an extra to the mp3's

    Now's the chance to get the full whack and I'd be very happy if I ended up with a license, thank you for the chance.

    :-)

  142. Taylor December 6, 2012 at 6:45 pm #

    I'm using orbit downloader, I like to try Internet download manager too.

  143. Roshan December 6, 2012 at 6:48 pm #

    I currently use the free version of IDA(internet download accelerator) in windows and axel in linux. It would be nice to see if IDM lives up to its reputation. Please count me in....

  144. John December 6, 2012 at 6:52 pm #

    I use the FlashGet 1.9.6. The FlashGet with no ads and works perfectly fine on Windows 8. I like IDM as well and a license would be nice.

  145. dobosz December 6, 2012 at 6:55 pm #

    I would very much to like to have a copy of IDM! Thanks

  146. Ademas Z3MN December 6, 2012 at 6:56 pm #

    I use Downthemall. I hope I will win this! :D

  147. broascadilie December 6, 2012 at 6:57 pm #

    The best download manager ! I'm using this for more then 2 years.Great app.Count me in for this giveaway,pls.

  148. juan zarzosa December 6, 2012 at 7:01 pm #

    "I"nmejorable gestor de descarga,
    "D"adivoso... una licencia te pido,
    "M"itiga a creces mis necesidades y carencias
    "6"uiando y administrando cada descarga.

    "I"nstinto genuino, tú cazador de descargas
    "D"ichoso sea el que te obtenga y posea,
    "M"onitor y amigo, que tu licencia esté conmigo

  149. ErLe December 6, 2012 at 7:05 pm #

    I heard about this program a lot of good. Currently I do not use similar software.

  150. Position December 6, 2012 at 7:21 pm #

    i have been using DownThemAll for long time now.....
    would love to get something pro....
    thanks

  151. jelson December 6, 2012 at 7:23 pm #

    Using Free Download Manager. Thanks for the giveaway

  152. Zlip December 6, 2012 at 7:55 pm #

    I am currently using IDM currently and will be happy to get this giveaway prize.

  153. Matias December 6, 2012 at 7:57 pm #

    I´m not using download managers, but I´m willing to try this one! Thanks!

  154. Anakin Nguyen December 6, 2012 at 8:00 pm #

    Thanks for make this helpful giveaway.

  155. Ron December 6, 2012 at 8:05 pm #

    Great program. Would love to have a license. Thanks for the giveaway!

  156. ibhecks December 6, 2012 at 8:15 pm #

    I'm currently using IDM in my laptop, and I also want to install IDM on my other computer

  157. David Canencio Becerra December 6, 2012 at 8:27 pm #

    Oh great Giveaway, I tried the trial and I love it, there are files that sometimes I want to download but the websites blocked to me, I think this tool is great for me.
    Thanks for the chance

  158. acr December 6, 2012 at 8:29 pm #

    I've always wanted IDM as it seems the best download manager available. It's just been a little out of my budget though. For downloading videos I use a script with Chrome that has always worked well. It adds a download button to Youtube videos that looks like it's integrated with the site perfectly. http://userscripts.org/scripts/show/25105

    This needs updated periodically as Youtube changes things to prevent downloads every once in a while.

  159. Jani Kinnunen December 6, 2012 at 8:36 pm #

    I would greatly appreciate the Internet Download Manager license. Currently, I'm using Free Download Manager for downloading files that are larger than 700 MB in size.

  160. Kite Pan December 6, 2012 at 8:42 pm #

    Actually I don't use download managers, but I really like to win a license for the best of downloaders.

  161. robert December 6, 2012 at 8:42 pm #

    using default chrome downloader but interested in using the new version of idm.

  162. Jan Wroblewski December 6, 2012 at 8:52 pm #

    Just use Firefox at present, and that's why I now would like to get IDM6.

  163. Diaz December 6, 2012 at 9:00 pm #

    Hi..:)
    Nice review. Please count me in. I use flash got (Firefox add on) to download files.

    Cheers,

  164. Toqi Tahamid December 6, 2012 at 9:07 pm #

    Great chance to win IDM ! Thanks ! :D

  165. Ankur Gupta December 6, 2012 at 9:10 pm #

    I use Free Download Manager for Downloading.

  166. JoeBlack40 December 6, 2012 at 9:11 pm #

    To be honest,i tried a cracked version and it impressed me a lot.And since i don't like to use everyday cracked versions,i hope maybe i'll win a license.Now i'm using Free Download Manager.Thank you for the giveaway.

  167. Vinod December 6, 2012 at 9:20 pm #

    I use DAP mostly and sometimes IE's manager

  168. Daantje December 6, 2012 at 9:36 pm #

    I would like to have this!

  169. smaragdus December 6, 2012 at 9:37 pm #

    I use Free Download Manager for general download purposes, MiPony for downloads from hosting sites, MP3jam for audio downloads and Bulk Image Downloader for downloading of pictures.

  170. eee December 6, 2012 at 9:44 pm #

    Currently using the browser's integrated downloader + Free Download Manager + curl + sometimes Total Commander. Thanks for the giveaway.

  171. Pat Donald December 6, 2012 at 10:00 pm #

    I use the basic Firefox download manager and also the add-on Downthemall!. I'd like to use Internet Download Manager for its interesting features. Thanks.

  172. Have December 6, 2012 at 10:05 pm #

    Hi!
    A good program today in the raffle. Internet Download Manager, I believe the best program for downloading. To download files from the internet I use the internal loader Firefox.
    I am glad that there is now a good opportunity to win Internet Download Manager.
    Count me in please.
    Best regards!

  173. chad tunis December 6, 2012 at 3:08 pm #

    currently use DAP as my download manager...

  174. Amrish December 6, 2012 at 10:11 pm #

    One of the best download manager, it can show the correct downloading speed and very fast, it will predownload some contents and thats a good feature which most of them not aware of it, also it will discard if we cancel the download.

    awesome one ever used

  175. Angel V December 6, 2012 at 10:18 pm #

    I use FlashGet but I would like to win a license for IDM. Thank you for that chance!

  176. Charalabos December 6, 2012 at 10:27 pm #

    the best download manager ever!
    good luck!

  177. Maikel D December 6, 2012 at 10:35 pm #

    I have bought Internet Download Accelerator, which was for the same price as IDM, and I regret not buying IDM all the time.

  178. BlogWurm December 6, 2012 at 11:06 pm #

    Hello Martin,

    currently I only use the download manager of Firefox,
    but it would be nice to win because IDM rocks.

    IDM is in its sector stand of the art,
    so I will take in this contest part.

    I especially like its video downloading feature with only one click,
    cause download- and watching videos offline later is always a clever trick.

    Best Regards and a have a nice 6th december.
    Hope "Santa Claus" brought you some nice gifts, you will remember.

    BlogWurm

  179. Kuk Wan December 6, 2012 at 11:43 pm #

    It is wonderful program I've ever seen. So much features, but it doesn't donwload video from some sites. I don't know why. Nevertheless I still want a license for my friend. So count me in pls...

  180. James December 6, 2012 at 11:44 pm #

    Hope to win a license of IDM. I am currently using IDM and wanted to extend using it. This is the best download manager out there. Thanks for this amzing giveaway. I am really impressed with the functionality of IDM. Its really fast.

  181. Threshold December 6, 2012 at 11:55 pm #

    At present I use, depending on the downloads:
    -Firefox own download manager for single, small files
    -Firefox extension dTA
    -JDownloader which works great as an Youtube ripper better than Firefox DownloadHelper imo.

    Thanks

  182. Darek December 7, 2012 at 12:08 am #

    This is the best download manager. I hope to win. Thanks for a contest.

  183. ebta December 7, 2012 at 12:15 am #

    I use orbit downloader, sometimes using default chrome downloader

  184. andhla December 7, 2012 at 12:16 am #

    Currently I use free download manager. IDM is the best.

  185. Paf Borg December 7, 2012 at 12:32 am #

    hey Martin, thanks again for another great giveaway. I dont use any special download manager. Usually I use the default downloader for the browser I'm using, and currently I use DownThemAll! for Firefox. I would appreciate if you could count me in. All the best.

  186. Jan Kron December 7, 2012 at 12:42 am #

    This program is the first league. I had it once.

  187. Miguel December 7, 2012 at 1:04 am #

    Currently, I don’t use any special software to handle general internet downloads.

    I use Firefox built-in download manager to download all files. This is usually ok for everyday downloads (some PDF file, some update of a program...), but sometimes, if files are large enough (like the ISO download of the Windows 7 official DVDs, a few months ago...), or if there are too many files to get at once (like the 2nd tuesday updates of Microsoft...), it becomes a problem to get those downloads finished without help from the user, like taking care of pausing the download if you have to disconnect from the internet (otherwise the download may appear to fail and sometimes Firefox may start it over again!), or making sure the file was downloaded completly (some servers just appear to have finished the download, but you only got a part of the file!), or reenabling the download if it failed for some temporary network error.

    I did try the Firefox extension "DownThemAll", but I did not keep it... I can’t remember what was the downside that caused me to uninstall it.

    Anyway, just by reading your review, "Internet Download Manager" appears to have a lot of features that will not only help you to download your files a bit faster (that's always welcome, of course), but will do the downloads *without you having to take care of them* (queues, schedules...). I think that reasons make it a valuable software.

    And said that, I would like to win one of the licenses :)

    Thanks a lot to Martin from GHacks for the Chirstmas giveaways every year, and Merry Christmas everyone :)

  188. Matt December 7, 2012 at 1:09 am #

    I used to use GetRight on my PC but I like this alternative.

    I use Folx on my Mac and it works quite well.

  189. mohsen December 7, 2012 at 1:44 am #

    thanks, for this great contest,
    IDM is definitely among the best download managers, however it cheats when showing download speed,interface doesn't have diagram, doesn't even shows total download speed and also has some bugs like loosing download link! or or corrupted files in FTP protocol but yet remains on top. count me in too.

  190. galaxy88888 December 7, 2012 at 1:59 am #

    i use IDM a lot..... it really works....

  191. Yappe December 7, 2012 at 2:01 am #

    I was pleased with the trial version. Full version would be great to have.

  192. Sandeep Yadav December 7, 2012 at 2:07 am #

    I am using Internet Download Manager from a long time and is satisfied with it. It is the best solution to download files from internet and it gives better speed as compared with browser default downloader.

  193. Conan December 7, 2012 at 2:26 am #

    I'm in this giveaway, I used to use Free Download Manager and it worked out well for me, but stopped using it six months ago. I heard that IDM improved download speed and I would like to have a jump at that. :)

  194. Asriel Rusdyawan December 7, 2012 at 2:38 am #

    Thanks for this Giveaway..
    Another Stunning Software..:-)
    I like using Orbit Downloader and FDM to download Files because it's freeware. But IDM is the best harassment for me. I wish to win this Giveaway..

  195. anilkr December 7, 2012 at 2:55 am #

    I am using free internet download manager

  196. k19s December 7, 2012 at 3:42 am #

    I currently use the downthemall extension on firefox when downloading large files.
    Thanks

  197. sankar December 7, 2012 at 3:47 am #

    I use the firedownload plugin in firefox..please count me in this giveaway

  198. Dinesh Kumar December 7, 2012 at 4:31 am #

    Currently using fdm to download files from internet ,it lacks some features , that's why i recommend idm as complete download manager , count me in for this.

  199. MSerif December 7, 2012 at 4:56 am #

    Thanks for the giveaway

  200. paral December 7, 2012 at 5:11 am #

    I have used various downloaders- free and paid versions- in the past, but currently using browser downloader. This is one of the best, I'd like a chance at using it.

  201. Darwin December 7, 2012 at 5:14 am #

    This is a great giveaway! I've been looking for this.

    I use the lower version of IDM but wasn't able to update it. I wish I could have this!

  202. Joan Rua December 7, 2012 at 5:33 am #

    I use free download manager!!! but IDM is the best !!!

  203. John Lui December 7, 2012 at 5:37 am #

    A good review of Internet Download Manager. I would like to participate in the giveaway to get one. Thanks

  204. bill December 7, 2012 at 5:54 am #

    Currently using standard Firefox download. Tried FDM but had to many lock ups. Heard IDM was the best.
    Hope to win, Keeping my fingers crossed.

    Bill

  205. Michael December 7, 2012 at 6:03 am #

    Wow, what a giveaway.
    I am biggest fan of IDM. Since I download a lot, I would love to win this.

    Thanks martin for such nice giveaways.

    EDIT: In my previous comment , i posted wrong email by mistake. Please consider this comment. only.

  206. Peter December 7, 2012 at 6:17 am #

    Download managers are a very useful addition to all Browsers.
    Highly configurable (download folder placement, Virus scan etc) and in most cases increases in download speeds are a bonus.
    I would like to give Internet Download Manager a test drive to see how it compares to my current DLM Free Download Manager.

  207. hamilton December 7, 2012 at 7:26 am #

    IDM is one of the best Download Manager software.
    I'm using Trial Version of IDM and i hope win a license and use it permanently.
    Best Regards,

  208. hammad December 7, 2012 at 8:02 am #

    Used it for 2 years. One of the best download managers available right now. Would love to get a license key for IDM 6

    -H

  209. Spam December 7, 2012 at 8:20 am #

    I do not use any special downloader... Use just the browser... Hope to win a license for this as this is one of the best downloaders.

  210. San December 7, 2012 at 8:26 am #

    I have tried almost all the download managers starting from wget for windows. Nothing is as good as IDM!

  211. Lintang December 7, 2012 at 8:44 am #

    i currently using downthemall, but i think internet download manager is way much better and stable especially at speed and features than downthemall.

    That's the reason why i need to win this license of internet download manager.

    Thank you for this perfect giveaway. :)

  212. Shadowmacx December 7, 2012 at 9:01 am #

    Thanks for giving opportunity to get full version, i used this downlod manager for years, cheers :)

  213. Gurmohan Boparai December 7, 2012 at 8:26 am #

    I am currently using Internet Download Manager but it is in trial mode and re installs every 30 days. I would like to get the this full version of Internet Download Manager to remove 30 day cap. :)

  214. Phoenix December 7, 2012 at 9:33 am #

    IDM is awesome, the speed is fast while downloading through IDM, its ability to dl youtube vidoes and site grabber and integration with my fav. chrome browser works perfectly.

  215. E. December 7, 2012 at 9:35 am #

    One of the best as far as I know. Count me in.
    Thanks

  216. ronin December 7, 2012 at 9:36 am #

    i use the integrated downloader in firefox. would love a license for IDM. thank you.

  217. TechBuzzard December 7, 2012 at 9:37 am #

    I am using FDM via Flashget in Firefox. Would like to try IDM. Thanks Martin.

  218. Tagor December 7, 2012 at 9:48 am #

    IDM is very good application download manager in the world. Cause is very the best, and i like it for this application.
    So, count me in please.
    Thanks.

  219. heru widiyanto December 7, 2012 at 9:53 am #

    IDM, the best download manager, I have tried the trial version, and im satisfied, I hope I can win the full version if IDM

  220. Rayn December 7, 2012 at 10:13 am #

    I always loved IDM for its speed and features. Currently I am on FDM (Free Download Manager), but would love to have a license for IDM.

    Thanks for the giveaway!

  221. Elvira December 7, 2012 at 10:25 am #

    I use mostly DownThemAll!

  222. Nguyen Le Duc Tho December 7, 2012 at 10:29 am #

    I used addons IDMCC for Firefox and best speed with IDM :D

    Can Right-Click to link and Download With IDM

    Or Can Add url on button

  223. xndoktohell December 7, 2012 at 10:34 am #

    im free download manager user, i want to know which better IDM or FDM to me if i get this license.

  224. nishi December 7, 2012 at 10:52 am #

    currently using free download manager

  225. Arale Ever December 7, 2012 at 10:59 am #

    Hi, thank you very much for this giveaway, IDM is one of my favourite softwares, but I'm still using a cracked version, I've been eager for a legal license key for a long time, I would be grateful if you could count me in for the contest, thank you for bring this for us!

  226. Peter December 7, 2012 at 11:02 am #

    Hi,
    For some reason in my 20 years of browsing the web and downloading quite some content, I've never come to *really* trying out a download manager. I remember I installed some, but after some days I found myself not using them any longer, so I uninstalled them again. A good download manager should pick up my downloads automatically. That's why I would like to try out Download manager and see if it's really the one to have.
    Currently, I'm using nothing more than the 'Download Statusbar" add-on for FireFox. And from time to time, jDownloader.

    Kind regards and keep up the good work here @ ghacks.

    Remark:
    there's a typo in the article: "When that is the cause you have other options..." should read "When that is the cAse you have other options..."

  227. zilzal December 7, 2012 at 11:12 am #

    i must say the program is extremely fast compared to other download manager.

  228. Dilshod December 7, 2012 at 11:14 am #

    I were using downthemall for firefox and free download manager. But, experiencing problems with downthemall when using through proxy server.

  229. tiendung December 7, 2012 at 11:16 am #

    I use IDM to download files which i need. But now i only a trial version IDM to download. When idm expires, i must remove and reinstall for reinstall . It really inconvinience. So hope this time, i will be chose by you.Thanks anyway

  230. codeta December 7, 2012 at 11:29 am #

    yje famous download manager.. I hope to get one of the license. Thank you

  231. G.R.A December 7, 2012 at 11:32 am #

    i use chrome or explorer to DL, both are useless for big files tho.
    i have lost so many big DLs cos of lost connections, sheesh.

  232. Rafi Mahmud December 7, 2012 at 11:35 am #

    I use Free Download Manager. Please count me in for this giveaway..

  233. basit147 December 7, 2012 at 11:38 am #

    it would be gr8 if i will this giveaway
    i use trial idm but fed up of reinstalling my windows every30 days after idm trial expires the best thng that happened to i internet ( talking about soft-wares) after firefox is IDM

  234. mohammadeakherati December 7, 2012 at 11:41 am #

    tanks.
    count me
    IDA

  235. Nicola December 7, 2012 at 11:48 am #

    I currently download my files via Jdownloader

  236. Caleb Masuda December 7, 2012 at 10:49 am #

    Well, actually i used to utilise a variety of download tools - from Flashget to Free Download Manager to Download Accelerator Plus to Downthemall! - but after seeing IDM's performance, I'm sold and convinced this is the BEST download manager software to date - nothing is as FAST, USER-FRIENDLY and FUNCTIONAL as Internet Download Manager!!

    Just trying out the trial was like seeing the ninth wonder of the world! :-D

    Thanks for this share, GHacks! Kudos to you and Tonec!

  237. gren December 7, 2012 at 12:09 pm #

    Now using JDDownloader only!
    Thought i know IDM is fast coudln't use!

  238. rizaldi December 7, 2012 at 12:21 pm #

    i use free download manager, but i'd like to try IDM if i win the contest

  239. Anandu December 7, 2012 at 12:29 pm #

    I Once USed IDm And Stopped Using It Because I Had A Fake Serial Key
    I Is One Of the Best Tool i Have Seen

  240. Nabil December 7, 2012 at 12:32 pm #

    "La crème de la crème" best DM ever

  241. FrankG December 7, 2012 at 12:53 pm #

    I use Free Download Manager

  242. Heber December 7, 2012 at 1:19 pm #

    I could never have this wonderful software, Internet Download Manager. I participated in several giveaways and never, never had luck. Since I use Windows 95 computer. I started with Free Download Manager, but who is that before the IDM? Then came the wave of the Orbit, but it has only promises. When I discovered this beauty IDM only started using this as my partner PC. My net is slow and Internet Download Manager is a big help. However, as I could never buy, install and only lasts a few days. How I wish I could have a full version of this app indispensable in day-to-day of each user.

    A big hug from Brazil!

  243. Tarik December 7, 2012 at 1:24 pm #

    I would very much to like to have a copy of IDM.

  244. sandy December 7, 2012 at 1:45 pm #

    hey count me in love your website ... awesome giveaway ,, this type of giveaway is never seen by me thanks again

  245. Jonny December 7, 2012 at 1:47 pm #

    I don't use any download manager so I'd like to get a chance to use this software as I saw it got a good review on the internet.

  246. Jonny December 7, 2012 at 1:55 pm #

    I don't use any downloading software but I'd like to try this one if I win.

    PS: Where is my previous comment?

  247. Laurent Savripen December 7, 2012 at 2:21 pm #

    I use Mipony & Utorrent, hope to receive an IDM 6 license.

  248. minhtan7291 December 7, 2012 at 2:55 pm #

    I hope win a license. I using Free Download Manager.

  249. lukas December 7, 2012 at 2:59 pm #

    Thanks for this giveaway. I currently useing freerapid downloader. I never used Internet Download Manager, I would like to try.

  250. tuhin December 7, 2012 at 3:06 pm #

    now i am using IDM trail.as long i use windows i will be with it

  251. Schlange December 7, 2012 at 3:06 pm #

    Most of time I'm usig BT to download as I don't have any download softwares. For almost 3 years I tried to get the IDM license but failed.
    Hopefully can win 1 license then.
    Thanks & Regards

  252. kuva December 7, 2012 at 3:34 pm #

    i have no dowload program to use and i really want to try this great software .
    thanks for the great giveaway !

  253. Volodymyr December 7, 2012 at 3:35 pm #

    Thanks for this very nice giveaway!! Im have Flash Get, but this is old download software. Therefore I want to have a Internet Download Manager 6
    Hope to win a license for IDM!

  254. Shazz December 7, 2012 at 3:36 pm #

    Fantastic giveaway, please count me in as well, at the moment I am using flashget
    thanks

  255. setmefreepc December 7, 2012 at 3:44 pm #

    Thank you for this giveaway,IDM is the best download manager
    https://twitter.com/setmefreepc/status/277045077812080641

  256. Anish December 7, 2012 at 3:52 pm #

    I use FDM(Free Download Manager).I would like an IDM license as it is more faster than FDM.

  257. Le Dung December 7, 2012 at 4:07 pm #

    Now I using Orbit downloader for Download files. But I really love IDM. Please count me one!

  258. Sinan Ak December 7, 2012 at 4:10 pm #

    IDM is a great tool and I especially love the YouTube features.

  259. Noryb December 7, 2012 at 4:10 pm #

    I use Firefox with DownThemAll and Download StatusBar, but tested IDM and seemed the best, surpassing DAP. I also use as a free alternative (and a good one) - Free Download Manager.

  260. Thugy December 7, 2012 at 4:25 pm #

    I used the trial version of IDM 30 days and did't find away to buy it because we don't have a way to get something online .. so i using the orbit downloader and i will happy to have a one to use the full IDM

  261. luancgy December 7, 2012 at 4:38 pm #

    I use default Chrome Downloader, but i like IDM

  262. Chidotoji December 7, 2012 at 4:42 pm #

    IDM is better Download Manager (i know)^^!

  263. Bill December 7, 2012 at 4:49 pm #

    I need something to speed up downloads.
    my speed just got cut in half.
    please help
    Thanks
    Bill

  264. Azmi December 7, 2012 at 4:51 pm #

    Thanks for the giveaway Martin, I’m currently using Google Chrome’s built-in downloader, and I’ve been waiting for this opportunity ever since I tried using IDM for the first time 2 years ago. IDM is a must-have application for heavy downloaders like me, as it’s simply the fastest download manager ever created. I have used Free Download Manager, Orbit Downloader, JDownloader, Download Accelerator Plus and IDM is by far the fastest download manager I have ever tried, which uses maximum internet speed available by splitting the downloaded files first and it will then create multiple connections so that maximum speed is always achieved. Unlike the other download managers IDM is easy to use, and practically designed for beginners. There are many options that can be customized, including scheduler, download queue, link grabber and many more. The advanced browser integration is what the others are missing. You don't have to open the application first in order to start a download, just click the desired link on the browser and IDM download window will pop out. Right now my built-in Chrome download manager is doing just fine, although there is slight possibility for me to start downloading all over again if the download files get interrupted. I would usually download in the middle of the night, as my internet connection is less stable due to the high latency during the day. Anyway thanks again for this wonderful giveaway, I would be very happy if you could include me in the giveaway. Thanks again and good luck to all contestants.

  265. rusman December 7, 2012 at 5:00 pm #

    I am currently using IDM, I am very pleased this application. I hope I win.

  266. Hani December 7, 2012 at 5:05 pm #

    Excellent tool!! Solved my slow download problems with Windows 7.

  267. Amir Norouzi December 7, 2012 at 5:09 pm #

    IDM IS greate software foe download
    I Only USE IDM (Terial) for DL
    Thanks for this giveway.

  268. Manu December 7, 2012 at 5:19 pm #

    Please count me in.. Currently using FDM..

  269. Chris December 7, 2012 at 5:47 pm #

    I use the in-built download manager of the browser. I have tried IDM trial and its much better.

  270. Nita Avina December 7, 2012 at 5:49 pm #

    Woow... IDM
    It is Good Software
    Thanks for This giveaway

  271. Wnvyne December 7, 2012 at 6:22 pm #

    Hi,

    I would like to participate the giveaway contest.

    I generally download files via usenet but for http I currently use an old cracked IDM, unfortunately.I am a student if I had enough money for its licence, I would certainly buy it. Its performance is very good and I can achive my max speed that ISP gives.I love the feature of downloading videos from any site without problems.

  272. aftab December 7, 2012 at 6:33 pm #

    Hi. Count me in

  273. Thanh December 7, 2012 at 6:33 pm #

    Please count me. Thanks.

  274. Y.M YOUNG December 7, 2012 at 6:48 pm #

    IDM has been a favorite download manager for decades. However, lately I have shifted to FDM (Free Download Manager) since it is free and nice. However, given a chance (i.e., a valid license), IDM will be my first choice of a DM.
    thanks and count me in the giveaway

  275. Nguyen Van Tien December 7, 2012 at 6:55 pm #

    Please count me in, too! I am currently using a trial, and like it so far!

  276. QQ December 7, 2012 at 7:01 pm #

    IDM is the best software, I Hope to win a license.

  277. Jasmin December 7, 2012 at 7:01 pm #

    Hi:
    First thanks for the giveaway. second I hope I get one for my disable mother since she loves downloading big medias and I am un-employed and can not buy IDM for her to make her download easier.

  278. snowfox December 7, 2012 at 7:16 pm #

    IDM is one of the best download manager, Hope i win this license.
    Thanks for the Giveaway.

  279. Inp. December 7, 2012 at 7:28 pm #

    I use default Mozilla Firefox Downloader...

  280. Abdullah December 7, 2012 at 7:36 pm #

    Hey, i have been using Internet Download Manager From Some Months & I can say that it's really awesome...

    Maximizes the speed of the internet

    I would be happy if i could get one of the license

    Thanks

  281. sanchit December 7, 2012 at 7:50 pm #

    Earlier used IDM a very unique software in its catogory & one of the best My key has expired hence now using ORBIT and aneesoft you tube downloader BUT missing IDM A LOT hope to get this time.

  282. Grr December 7, 2012 at 8:00 pm #

    Thanks Martin. IDM is the best of all download mangers.

    I download using FF, Chrome inbuilt managers and trial of IDM in sandbox.

    Please count me in.

    Thanks,
    Grr

  283. seif December 7, 2012 at 8:07 pm #

    thank you very much

  284. 'Nitin December 7, 2012 at 8:14 pm #

    I usually download files through a very crappy process...although i mostly use Mozilla to download files, it is still not a feasible downloader as files are always prone to crashes bore by Mozilla...

    Otherwise the only other choice left is Internet explorer, which rarely provides me with the option of Pause/Resume Downloads.

    So it is always a rough and a bumpy ride before i reach the destination of successfully downloading a file.

  285. abeon December 7, 2012 at 8:23 pm #

    Always wanted this program, would be nice to finally win it. :)

  286. Tina December 7, 2012 at 8:27 pm #

    Thanks for this giveaway ...
    I would like to have a copy of IDM.

  287. alex19100 December 7, 2012 at 8:40 pm #

    Hi,
    I use downthem 'all in firefox.
    I love internet download 6 is very good software.
    I hope to win one license.
    thank's

  288. yousef December 7, 2012 at 8:45 pm #

    good and strong program

    please count me

    thanksssssssss

  289. justin December 7, 2012 at 8:49 pm #

    thank you for this deals

    i hope to win license

  290. Alex December 7, 2012 at 9:12 pm #

    I have a hard time downloading files since i download large files very frequently! I tried many supplement programs to have efficient downloading! I have heard great reviews about internet download manager! So please give me a license if you can! I would really appreciate it !

  291. don December 7, 2012 at 9:23 pm #

    Currently using Downthemall in Firefox, and heard quite a bit of good things about IMD, so give it a shot to get a hand to test it out.

  292. Sadeq December 7, 2012 at 9:24 pm #

    I use officially IDM very satisfied with it and I would like to have a license to give a gift for my son

  293. shoudie December 7, 2012 at 9:37 pm #

    Hope to win a license for IDM! Thank you very much.

  294. Hassan December 7, 2012 at 10:09 pm #

    hi
    tanks for Giveway
    please count me

  295. Vitor Sequeira December 7, 2012 at 10:25 pm #

    Currently, I use Free Download Manager(FDM) - i use FDM since 2008 and i can say that it's good, but my dream it's to have Internet Download Manager(IDM), because IDM increase the download speed very much, even in a old laptop like mine.
    Regards!

  296. Sharemore December 7, 2012 at 11:47 pm #

    Thanks for contest. IDM's best app download.

  297. E David December 8, 2012 at 12:04 am #

    Hi,

    Thanks for the giveaway.

    Currently, I'm using the default internet explorer download which lack alot of great features the Internet Download Manager offers such as and most important to me is the Resume interrupted downloads that dosen't work at all for many site with the default IE download.

    Wish I can win one license.

    Thanks alot

  298. baarao7 December 8, 2012 at 12:41 am #

    Hello,
    thanks for amaizng giveaway! I have used IDM, but my license is over now. So, I really need to win another one. Please, count me in

  299. kenantomm December 8, 2012 at 12:43 am #

    Internet Download Manager is the best download programs. Thanks

  300. gul December 8, 2012 at 12:57 am #

    This is the best Download Manager that I know.
    Thanks

  301. brads December 8, 2012 at 1:07 am #

    hello. i badly need internet downloader 6.. can you give me key please

  302. KaushikM12 December 8, 2012 at 1:08 am #

    Many many thanks for this cool Giveaway ! Excellent Review ! IDM is the world's fastest, coolest and the best download manager. I like it very very much. It has awesome and unmatched features. I have tried the trial version but as I failed to own a Genuine License key I have to remove it and currently I am using FDM. Thanks for this opportunity to win a Genuine IDM License key. So, Please count me in the draw. I hope to win one Genuine Lifetime License as a Christmas gift from U. Merry Christmas in adv :) Best Regards !

  303. mayur December 8, 2012 at 2:14 am #

    i'm in for contest...

  304. hokage December 8, 2012 at 3:02 am #

    speed and sustainable together in one click with IDM.

  305. Zi He December 8, 2012 at 3:49 am #

    This is a really good download manager, I have been using it for 3 years now.

    I use it mainly with my firefox and chrome. In firefox i would use flashgot in combination with IDM so i get to choose which to download via IDM. In chrome, i would just use the keys feature of IDM to prevent downloading files with IDM with just a key press.

    Overall i would say, it's quite lightweight and it's ad free compared to some download managers out there and it's really very fast, unless someone can point to me another better alternative, i would say i stick with IDM for downloading my files.

  306. Mongoplus December 8, 2012 at 4:14 am #

    I use FreeDownloadManager.

    Please put my name in for this drawing!!!

    Thank you for bringing this offer to us!!!

  307. WD December 8, 2012 at 5:05 am #

    I'm kind of happy enough with Flashgot + DownThemAll, but IDM this is the good old schid that is weirdly still up-to-date.

  308. Jatt Singh December 8, 2012 at 5:08 am #

    I am currently using in-built dowload manager of Google Chrome and Firefox. If i get this then i will be glad to use full version of Internet Download Manager 6, Thanks.

  309. Alex December 8, 2012 at 5:25 am #

    Hi:

    Thanks for the giveaway and I hope I win one license since I am in need of a good download manager that does flash downloading and IDM seems to be the best that works on multiple browsers. Unfortunately I can not afford to buy a license since I am unemployed.

  310. INDRANIL December 8, 2012 at 5:42 am #

    Thank you Martin for another nice giveaway. I use default download manager of Firefox. My ISP is not stable some time I've to re download the study materials. Quite painful cause it is not fast as the picture shown above :D. IDM would the best solution for me I think. Best Regards,

    https://twitter.com/dudeindranil/status/277255406588407808

  311. Ahmed December 8, 2012 at 6:25 am #

    Best Download Manager around.I am currently using free download manager.It is very helpful for me if i win internet download manager as agiveaway.Thanks for this give away.Please count me.

  312. Darshan December 8, 2012 at 6:31 am #

    I tried the trial version and its simply too good. Would love to have this as a replacement for orbit.

  313. Fawad Mirzad December 8, 2012 at 6:53 am #

    I have internet download manager 6 pirated license. would be happy to get a legal version.

  314. Kaushik December 8, 2012 at 8:47 am #

    I have used Trial version of IDM and like to have full version.
    Please count me in.

  315. Pankaj Patil December 8, 2012 at 8:56 am #

    Currently, I use the Google Chrome's default manager but I must use IDM.
    Please provide me an opportunity to use it by giving me one license.

  316. Swarup December 8, 2012 at 9:39 am #

    Hi Martin,

    Thanks for this great giveaway. Currently I am using FDM to download files and I think its the best freeware compare to IDM

  317. whizkidraj December 8, 2012 at 10:16 am #

    The only download manager I've used and currently using is IDM with Patch for registration to be honest.
    I always wanted a key for it since its like a must have software for me and also I find it irreplaceable by any other download manager.
    I love its GUI very user-friendly and very configurable.
    And they are not fake whatever Tonec promises they truly deliver it.
    IDM \m/. Such a complete and best download manager.

  318. Nilesh December 8, 2012 at 10:21 am #

    I currently don't use any download manager but this sure seems to look good.

  319. Umbra Corp December 8, 2012 at 10:29 am #

    best downloader ever

  320. Red December 8, 2012 at 11:53 am #

    I currently use flashget
    Thanks for this giveaway

  321. Edward December 8, 2012 at 1:01 pm #

    I would like a license for IDM because it boost my download speed unlike the built-in downloader of Google Chrome.

  322. Exodius December 8, 2012 at 1:56 pm #

    Hi, IDM is the best download manager for windows.
    I like it because it can increase download speed

  323. Indro M December 8, 2012 at 2:13 pm #

    Will be happy when I get it

  324. Muhlis December 8, 2012 at 2:21 pm #

    IDM is the best downloader.
    I like it.
    Thanks

  325. John Matt December 8, 2012 at 3:57 pm #

    Wow. Count me in for this fantastic giveaway.

    Thxs

  326. Saito December 8, 2012 at 4:06 pm #

    Well, I usually use orbit downloader, but if i have a free internet download manager, I also wanna try.

  327. Usman December 8, 2012 at 5:09 pm #

    I am using free download manager, but i want IDM ASAP :)

  328. David December 8, 2012 at 5:19 pm #

    I use default downloader from browser, I need to speed up download speed. I need IDM to get more speed when downloading stuff
    thanks for giveaway and I hope I win this

  329. zerotox December 8, 2012 at 6:14 pm #

    Hello, I have used IDM extensively in the past and having tried many download managers, found it to be the best and the easiest to use. Right now I use the download manager built into Firefox. I would love to start using IDM again.

  330. Chirag December 8, 2012 at 6:46 pm #

    I heard many positive things about Internet download manager. it accelerates the download speed upto 4 times from our default browser. As i am heavy user of internet downloading many things,i would like to replace my default download manager with Internet Download Manager 6.

  331. Boris December 8, 2012 at 7:26 pm #

    Great program.

  332. Tblogger December 8, 2012 at 9:20 pm #

    have you announced the winners?? i think i am late

  333. ayman December 8, 2012 at 9:37 pm #

    thank you very much for the giveaway I need license
    I download my files normal with my IE 9

  334. Deep December 9, 2012 at 1:24 am #

    I currently use the default browser managed download and sometimes install Microsoft's download manager. Thanks.

  335. clover December 9, 2012 at 5:07 am #

    i never have a official key of IDM
    so i really want to have one
    thanks if i win!!!!

  336. hakah December 9, 2012 at 5:13 am #

    Most users opined that Internet Download Manager is the best donwnloader which improves much on download speed and at the same time it even supports multiple download queues. I am very interested and prefer much to have a trial on it.
    I am currently using Thunder and BitComet for my downloads.

  337. GameSky December 9, 2012 at 5:18 am #

    Currently using DownthemAll for firefox addon, but sometime it doesn't work well..

    Hope to get IDM license :)

  338. BlackIce December 9, 2012 at 5:55 am #

    to stir up so much excitement to this magnitude
    I am IMPRESSED

    way to go Martin lol

    using IDM free for a while now so using paid version would be a nice
    pressie for Christmas

  339. RizSid December 9, 2012 at 6:28 am #

    Count me in. Thanks for this generous giveaway....

  340. srihari December 9, 2012 at 6:31 am #

    i love to use idm.

  341. kishore December 9, 2012 at 8:44 am #

    I would like to have it....Now I use downthem all in firefox...

  342. Moshe December 9, 2012 at 9:17 am #

    I would really love to own IDM

  343. Himanka Kashyap December 9, 2012 at 10:03 am #

    IDM is a very very powerful tool to download stuff from the internet.But I can't afford it due to it's price.I have been using Internet download manager from past 5 years.Its the best tool to download stuff from internet in terms of simple interface, usaibility and downloading speed using internet explorer, Mozilla firefox, google chrome or other browsers. Especially I
    haven't seen any other tool to download important videos from youtube than using Internet download manager. I used DAP(Download accelerator plus) too but downloading speed is much slower in DAP. I am really looking forward to get a licence of this great product and will be heartly thankful to the author of

  344. H Kashyap December 9, 2012 at 10:17 am #

    I have been using IDM from past few years and its the best tool in terms of simple interface, usability and downloading speed while using different browsers like internet explorer, Mozilla firefox , google chrome etc. Especially I haven't seen any other effective tool than IDM to download stuff from youtube. But I can't afford it as the price is high for me as I am from India.
    I used DAP(Download accelerator plus) too but the downloading speed is much higher in Internet download manager(IDM). I am really looking forward to get a licence of this great product and will really be heartly thankful to the author Mr. Martin Brinkmann if I am offered a licence. Lastly, I highly recommend IDM than any other tool to all whoever wants to download AUDIO,VIDEO files from internet.

  345. Cafe Tin Hoc December 9, 2012 at 1:07 pm #

    Currently use Free Download Manager, hope I'll win one IDM license.
    Thanks for this giveaway!

  346. Aadil siddiqui December 9, 2012 at 1:15 pm #

    I would love to have it...currently I use free download manager FDM and it is really bad.....

  347. Lockon December 9, 2012 at 1:23 pm #

    me want license :(

  348. Lockon December 9, 2012 at 1:25 pm #

    i'm a heavy downloader sometimes and i use flashgot plugin from firefox addon

  349. mgr December 9, 2012 at 3:23 pm #

    I currently use the inbuilt dwl mgr of chrome. I always wanted IDM but do not wish to purchase it. Getting it for free would be the best christmas gift i ever get.....

  350. memberjoe December 9, 2012 at 7:16 pm #

    I use only Microsoft Download Manager: simple and light :)

  351. madyrocksin December 9, 2012 at 7:24 pm #

    Hello,
    Thanks for the Giveaway
    IDM is the best have used it for ages,
    until my key expired few days back,
    badly in need for it.
    Currently i am using the default chrome downlader :(

  352. Minh December 9, 2012 at 8:16 pm #

    I'm in. I currently use IDM trial and I want to try my luck. Thank for the giveaway

  353. danid December 9, 2012 at 9:52 pm #

    Currently i'm using Downthemall addon in PaleMoon browser, which cannot be compared with this one! Thanks
    Regards

  354. Sinan Akturk December 9, 2012 at 11:52 pm #

    Thanks for this giveaway. I use chrome browser download manager. Idm best download manager.

  355. Broudka December 10, 2012 at 2:17 am #

    Nice giveaway, count me in ;)
    I'm using Download Master from westbyte.com

  356. Shishegar December 10, 2012 at 5:09 am #

    Hi
    I use DownThemAll add-on.
    It's a good download manager but I'm sure It's not as good as IDM.
    Thanks for this offer

  357. Jeffery Marizo December 10, 2012 at 6:32 am #

    I use Internet Explorer I would love IDM a real Download Manager! Please I'm in on this giveaway Thanks

  358. ion December 10, 2012 at 7:53 am #

    The best download manager!

  359. setmefreepc December 10, 2012 at 10:10 am #

    Great software,thank you for this giveaway

  360. GanMan December 10, 2012 at 11:26 am #

    Would love a copy of IDM

  361. terence December 10, 2012 at 11:48 am #

    I appreciated that Internet download manager had done good job for me on downloading softwares whithout hassles. It never disappoint me.

  362. ayahamel December 10, 2012 at 3:26 pm #

    Currently use downthemall addon from firefox, and IDM cracked version.
    Wish i can get a genuine license of IDM :)

  363. drax December 10, 2012 at 3:59 pm #

    I love this softaware!,please count me in.

  364. Harshdeep December 10, 2012 at 4:07 pm #

    I use DAP but IDM is more fast.

  365. John December 10, 2012 at 9:14 pm #

    Pick me pick me!

    Seriously IDM is one of those programs that I have always wanted as it gets so many good comments.

    Currently using Download Express.

    Thanks for the chance to win. :-)