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    Sep 23, 2010
    Download Timer?

    I'm looking for an application I can use to set a timer to commence a download. The problem is that I have 40GB of unused data at the end of the month because I'm not prepared to get up during the off-peak times (2am - 8am) to download stuff. If I was able to set a time for a download to commence, it would solve my problems!

    If anyone knows a good application, please let me know.


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    harryb2448's Avatar
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    Nov 28, 2007
    Nambucca Heads Australia
    iMac, i7 4GHz, 32GB memory, 1TB PCI-e storgae StOS X.13.3
    An alarm clock may well be the cheapest and best option. As a general rule avoid third party downloaders.

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    Near Whitehorse, Yukon
    2012 MBP i7 2.7 GHz 15" Matte - 16 GB RAM - 120 GB Intel SSD - 500 GB DataDoubler Mac OS 10.9
    You could:
    Find the direct download link and drag it to the Desktop as a book mark file.
    Then use an iCal alarm to open the file at a certain time, if it is the direct link to the .dmg/.zip it will immediately start downloading.
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