Download Manager is a software program which handles or manages the complete task of downloading anything from internet. It acts as an accelerator which increases your downloading speed up to 5 times than the normal speed. It has inbuilt error recovery feature with ability to resume the broken downloads due to network failures. Download manager has the feature to identify the incoming file type which it automatically sorts and put them in the correct folder. You can pause and then resume downloading as per your convenience. Almost all download managers support some common features like limit bandwidth, scanning for antivirus, resume broken downloads, accelerating speed, sorting file type, search for mirror sites, browser integration, multi-section download and much more. So this program is required by almost all the regular internet users to enhance downloading and for their convenience, here is list of top five free download manager for windows.
1. You Tube Downloader
You Tube Downloader is a free download management software which helps you in downloading videos from youtube.com, google.com, facebook.com and many other websites. It allows you to convert the downloaded videos to other formats as well as for cellphone, ipod, iphone, MP3 etc. This program is very easy to use, you just have to find the link from where you want to download the video. All you need to do is, copy the URL of video page and click on to open you tube downloader, it will then automatically paste the copied link at the right place, then you have to select the download quality and the appropriate folder and click the download button. Your video will be downloaded and you can hit the play button to watch it. It comes with many inbuilt features like you can adjust the volume, you can make alterations before importing the video and many more.
2. Download Accelerator Plus
Download Accelerator Plus is a freeware download manager which boosts your downloading speed extensively. It is probably the fastest download manager among the free ones. This program basically breaks the files into multiple parts and simultaneously download it from multiple sources seeking out the fastest mirrors and then finally connecting those broken pieces. It performs all these functions very quickly and hence gives you the fastest downloading speed. Download accelerator plus comes along with many brilliant features like Video Downloader and Converter which enables you to convert video to any format of your choice; DAPsters with which you can ignore useless ads; DAP link checker with which you can get file information before downloading it; browser integration; Video Preview with which you can play your video and audio files as they download.
3. Orbit Downloader
Orbit Downloader is a new generation web( web 2.0) downloading manager which increases your downloading speed upto 5 times. It makes your downloading experience much easier and faster with its power packed features such as it is very light and small in size; tag features manages download files; downloads music, video and streaming media; supports RapidShare download; supports pause and resume feature; browser integration with firefox, internet explorer, opera and maxthon; supports metalink download and much more.
4. Free YouTube to MP3 Converter
Free YouTube to MP3 Converter is a freeware program for download management which downloads MP3 from any of the YouTube videos. This tool extracts audio from single as well multiple( playlists) YouTube videos. Its features include multistream downloading, saves original youtube files, output name is customizable, download history is saved, download videos which require YouTube authorization via Firefox, Internet Explorer and Google Chrome and so on.
5. Free YouTube Downloader
Free YouTube downloader is a freeware download manager with which you can download and save any YouTube videos and watch it later. This program supports multiple formats, so you can watch your videos in any of the supported formats, for example AVI, MP3, MP4, FLV, MPEG, DIVX, MOV, PSP etc. This tool can be easily installed and used to view videos offline in viewable formats.