Internet Download Manager supports proxy servers, ftp and http protocols, firewalls, redirects, cookies, authorization, MP3 audio and MPEG video content processing. IDM integrates seamlessly into Microsoft Internet Explorer, Netscape, MSN Explorer, AOL, Opera, Mozilla, Mozilla Firefox, Mozilla Firebird, Avant Browser, MyIE2, and all other popular browsers to automatically handle your downloads. You can also drag and drop files, or use Internet Download Manager from command line. Internet Download Manager can dial your modem at the set time, download the files you want, then hang up or even shut down your computer when it’s done.
What’s new in version 5.18 build 4 - Released : Oct 15, 2009 :
- Added automatic interception of downloads for various file hosting web sites.
- Fixed Windows 98 compatibility problems started from 5.18 build 1, introduced by processing of site names in foreign languages.
- Fixed a critical security vulnerability.
- Added the ability to get back using old IDM triangle icon in system tray. The icon can be returned by using “View->IDM tray icon->Classic style” menu item.
- Fixed bugs.