wxDownload Fast (wxDFast)

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wxDownload Fast (wxDFast)

#1 Post by dasfx » Wed Mar 14, 2007 10:35 am

Homepage: http://dfast.sourceforge.net/index.html
Download: http://dfast.sourceforge.net/download.html
Category: Internet / Download Managers

Synopsis: wxDownload Fast (wxDFast) is a multi-threaded download manager with scheduling and Download resuming. Also calculates the hash for the downloaded file for comparing.

Writes settings to: Application folder

How to extract: Download the portable version and extract to the directory of your choice. Double click on wxdfast.exe to run.

Unicode support: Yes

License: Freeware / Open Source

System Requirements: Win2K / WinXP

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#2 Post by Jainendra » Thu Mar 15, 2007 3:58 am

It surely is a great product and portable too.
Thanks friend. :D

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#3 Post by Ennovy » Thu Mar 15, 2007 5:48 am

I agree, thanks for the hint mate!
This is just what I was looking for, and portable.
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Re: wxDownload Fast (wxDFast)

#4 Post by webfork » Thu Sep 03, 2015 6:24 pm

I checked into this program a bit (and updated the entry accordingly). Although I was tempted to refer to it as lightweight, that's always a fuzzy term; wxDownload is a 9 meg download with 4.3 megs RAM when running. By contrast, Free Download Manager is around 33 megs uncompressed and uses 13.5 megs RAM.

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Re: wxDownload Fast (wxDFast)

#5 Post by smaragdus » Fri Sep 04, 2015 9:52 am

Unfortunately wxDownload Fast is abandoned long time ago and nowadays it is barely usable since it cannot handle HTTPS links. Also, it cannot preserve the original server time and date of the downloaded file.

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Re: wxDownload Fast (wxDFast)

#6 Post by webfork » Fri Sep 11, 2015 6:08 pm

smaragdus wrote:... cannot handle HTTPS links
Ouch. I need to add something to the entry about that.

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