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    Jun 10, 2008
    Edinburgh, UK
    MacBook Pro 2013. OSX 10.9. 8Gb mem, 3.6 GHz 750Gb HD. iPod Touch 2009. AppleTV2
    Download Managers: worth using?
    I am downloading a Gb file and the site suggested using a Download Manager. I remember that in the dark old days I used to use one on my PC but I didn't know why really.

    I've read around the Forums and there doesn't seem to be any strong impression that they are necessary.

    Should I consider it or is it a waste of time?


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    Nov 28, 2007
    Nambucca Heads Australia
    iMac, i7 4GHz, 32GB memory, 1TB Flash Storage, OS X.12.6.
    Waste of time and in fact may even hinder fast downloads. Speed Downloader was one and user had to pay another licensing fee each time a new OS was released. And have yet to see any speed increase over and above what the OS manages.

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