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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 PCI-e storgae StOS X.13.3
    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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