Flashget the BEST FREAKING DOWNLOAD MANAGER EVER?

Discussion in 'Computer Games and General Discussion' started by Ubuntuの刀, Aug 16, 2012.

  1. Ubuntuの刀
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    The download speed from the Google Chrome browser was 20-30 kB/s. Now it's freaking 1.1-1.7 MB/s.

    And this is from a foreign download link. Why isn't this an essential?

    Oh and as I'm posting, it's at 30 percent done ^_^

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  2. ComeTurismO

    ComeTurismO CTO

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    What is this?
     
  3. Normmatt

    Normmatt Former AKAIO Programmer

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    JDownloader is better.
     
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  4. Ubuntuの刀
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    I'm downloading the Chinese version of Dungeon Fighter Online. I've always wanted to play on a foreign MMORPG(already playing a foreign MMOFPS :P)

    It said it was gonna take a day to finish, but then the website recommended I get Flashget and sure enough, I listened and am getting good results! Currently at 66 percent ^_^
     
  5. Rydian

    Rydian Resident Furvert™

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    The situation you listed is not normal, actually. If your connection can support ~1MB/sec from a host, then you should be getting that through any software.

    You don't have a proxy set up in chrome, do you? Public proxies slow things down.
     
  6. Hells Malice

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    Not really on topic, but if you want to play a foreign MMO...go with Phantasy Star Online 2.
    Epic game, and doesn't have an equally good or better English counterpart already like DFO.
     
  7. Ubuntuの刀
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    The link I am using is from the other side of the world. My download speed IS normally 1-2 MB/s, but with this link it was giving me 20-30 kB/s. No, I don't have a proxy setup on Chrome.
     
  8. fgghjjkll

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    The joys of parallel downloading.
    This is why is use Free Download Manager to grab shit of FTPs. (Sadly, the Opera integration has been broken since Opera v10 :/)
     
  9. Rydian

    Rydian Resident Furvert™

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    Oh, right, flashget does the whole split-download thing, which can get around single-connection limits set by the server.
     
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