Download Master online help

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Using Internet Download Accelerator
Getting started
Browser integration
Working with download list
Download categories
Download log
Using the site manager
Using the scheduler
Floating window
FTP Explorer
Working with IDA Bar
Command line parameters
Export/import of settings
HTTP/FTP settings
Video services
Site Manager
User Interface
FTP Explorer
MyTopFiles settings
General issues
Registration Issues
Hot keys
Download errors reference
Error 400
Error 403
Error 404
Error 414
Error 500
Error 501
Error 502
Error 503
NTLM Error
Socket Errors
Other Errors
Working with download list

All files which are being or were downloaded with Download Master are placed in a download list.

Download list
A download list is kind of a table with the following fields:

You may select the columns you want to be displayed (enable or disable them) by clicking on the columns area using the right mouse button. By holding the left mouse button and dragging columns you can rearrange them. If you click Default from the menu you will revert to the default column order. The Grid menu item allows you to show/hide the grid in the download list.

File name
Download status and the name of a file being downloaded are displayed.

Status can be one of the following:
- downloading;

- queued;
- paused;
- downloaded;
- error;
- pausing, erroring .

Here you can see the information on resume support, current download status, and percentage of the file which is already downloaded. For torrents, the number of seeds, connections, and the ratio of seeded to downloaded are additionally displayed.
- resume supported;
- resume not supported;
- torrent;
- torrent seeding.

The size of a file being downloaded.

Total size downloaded.

Time left
Approximate time to the finish of download.

Current download speed.

Download time
Total download time.

Create time
Date and time of file adding.

Download source.

Destination folder for saving file.

Download description.

An example of a download list:

Sorting the download list
By clicking on a column title you can sort the list in either ascending or descending order. Sorting order is displayed as an arrow in the column title: . To sort the list by addition date, extension or priority choose the appropriate item from the "Downloads" -> "Sort list" menu.

Selecting several records in the download list
To increase the efficiency of work with a download list you can select a number of records at a time. This can be done by clicking on the records while holding Ctrl or Shift. keys pressed.

Selected several records you can perform operations on them as if they were one record. For example, you can start, pause, schedule, restart or delete all selected downloads at a time.
( i ) Besides, you can change the properties of the selected downloads: category, folder for saving, description, login and password for site access, limitations.

Dragging downloads with mouse and keyboard
Selected one or several downloads in the download list, you can easily drag them anywhere in the list with your mouse. Also you can move downloads along the list by using the Alt+"up arrow" and Alt+"down arrow" hot keys. With this feature you can easily control the order of downloads start.

Copying downloaded files to the selected folders on the disk (drag&drop)
While holding Ctrl button you can drag selected downloaded files into the folders in Windows Explorer. With this feature you can easily copy downloaded files to the folder you want.

Context menu
If you click on a record in the download list the context menu will appear which gives you fast access to the most common operations which can be performed on a download. Depending on the context some of the menu items can be disabled.

Search by file name
Using alphanumeric keys you can search for the file by the first symbol of its name. Clicking the key once more will find a next file starting with that symbol.

Status bar
There are the following information is displayed in the status bar: the URL of the selected download; the page from which you have added the download (Source/Referer); download indicator (only while download is in progress); download speed control (if Manual speed mode is enabled); the number of active, queued and suspended downloads; the total download and upload speed.
Click on:

  • URL and your browser will open the download link. This may be useful if you want to get new link to the file from a file service, for example Rapidshare, if download cannot be finished due to an error.
  • Source and your browser will open the page from which the download has been added. This may be useful if you want to get a new link to the file from a file service, for example Rapidshare, if download cannot be finished due to an error.
  • Speeds and choose the desired speed mode.

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