HiDownload is a multi-threaded download manager that allows you to download individual files (or lists of files) from web and FTP sites while maximizing the potential of your internet connection. It also supports multimedia streaming and and RTSP (Real Time Streaming Protocol) with optional resume, enabling you to download movies, music and capture streaming video and audio,record radio from Internet. It also offers a tool to analyze MMS/RTSP URLs, as well as a built-in Broadcast Manager.
In addition, it provides all the standard features of a download manager, including scheduling, drop basket, download history, clipboard monitoring, download categories as well as zip preview and more.
HiDownload Key Features:
* Accelerated Downloads: By splitting the files into several parts and downloading them at the same time you save time.
* Support HTTP, FTP, MMS/MMST/MMSU, RTSP, PNM protocols
* Record Streaming Video and Streaming Audio. All the popular streaming formats are supported, including:
- Windows Media™
- Real Audio™ and Real Video™
- Flash Video (FLV)
- Streaming MP3 (Shoutcast™, IceCast)
* Record all kinds of great online media, including:
- Music Videos.
- YouTube, PutFile, Google Video and other Video Sites.
- Live Internet TV and Radio.
- Streaming Webcams.
- Shoutcast™ and other Streaming MP3 radio.
* Support Meta-files: ram, smil, asx, wax, wvx, m3u, pls, ...
* Categories: you can easily have files of certain types downloaded automatically to a folder you specify
* Broadcast Manager
* Browser Integration: The program can detect clicks on certain file types in the most common browsers and automatically handle the downloads for you. Currently HiDownload Pro integrates with: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Mozilla, Netscape, Opera
* Advanced Scheduler: you decide when and what will be downloaded!
* Zip Preview: view the contents of Zip files before download
* Zip Extract: download & extract specific files from zip archive
* Virus Checking: You may select files that have been downloaded and scan them.
* Support Proxy Server: You may set HiDownload to use a proxy server according to your network configuration.
* Cookies support
* Rename automatically
Changes in Version 7.27 (Mar 5, 2009):
* Add "Download youtube in high quality" option. HiDownload pick automatically the high quality videos, and download them from youtube.com.
* Add "Disable balloon notifications" option