Alternatives to Download Accelerator?

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  1. Camp

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    I've used Download Accelerator for over a year now and have been happy with its performance. It does a good job of downloading from multiple servers (thus, providing a faster download). However, I'm sick of it's ads and pop-up messages.

    Any suggestions for (free) alternatives to Download Accelerator?
     
  2. Mike LS

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    I've used Netzip's Download Demon before. The free version does have ads, but I never noticed any popups.
     
  3. Steven K

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    It's not free, but getting broadband service will definitely speed up your downloads [​IMG]
     
  4. Carl Johnson

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    I'm using download accelerator plus and I haven't had any problems with ads or popups. The combination of adaware, my firewall and Pop-Up Stopper (all of which were free) has eliminated all of that stuff.
     
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  6. Graeme Clark

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    I've been using GoZilla (Which I don't think has multiple source downloads like DA) but the new version is just AWFUL.
    I used to use GetRight, which I liked much better, but had problems where I'd randomly get "Can't connect to server" errors which wouldn't go away until I rebooted, even though I wasn't trying to download anything.
    I might give it another try, because I hated Download Accelerator and now hate GoZilla. [​IMG]
     
  7. Arthur Legardo

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    NetAnts or Kontiki are two other download managers, the former, apparently, is ad free.
     
  8. ChrisLee

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    Flashget?
     
  9. Darren Lewis

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    NetVampire is what I used to use before I got broadband.
    Haven't bothered with one since then.
     
  10. DaveGTP

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    I have good luck with Getright for downloading.
     

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