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The MONSTER of download managers
Member Name: dooyooexpert
Date: 24/03/01, updated on 24/03/01 (39 review reads)
Advantages: Superb Download manager, see the op
Disadvantages: None (its brilliant)
Ever had to download files from the internet, well you'll know how stressful it gets when that download is almost complete and then "Oh No", a message appears saying the connection to the server has been broken.
"THE CONNECTION HAS BEEN BROKEN. WHAT DO YOU MEAN THE CONNECTION HAS BEEN BROKEN" YOU SCREAM AT YOUR COMPUTER". Finding it desperately hard not to punch the monitor or smash the keyboard in two.
Anyway, this is where a brillant little program called Go!Zilla comes into the picture.
In a nutshell Go!Zilla is a internet download manager. When you click to download something Go!zilla pops open, finds one of the fastest and most reliable servers and begins downloading the file for you.
The best possible reason for getting this program is the fact that if your downloading something and you get disconnected you can resume the download later. In fact Go!zilla will resume the download no matter how many times the connection fails. Like I've said Go!zilla will even find the fastest and most reliable server for downloading the file so the chance of a poor connection is reduced dramatically.
Say for example you wanted to download a file from the internet, say a PC game with a total file size of 90Mb (a massive file).
This sort of file will take hours upon hours to download on a 56k connection, but with Go!zilla you can download it in sections over periods of time which suit you.
Lets say you download the first 40Mb of the game then you could continue to download the rest of the file at a later date (brillant!).
When downloading a file a dialogue box will appear showing all the available servers and how fast their connection to your computer is. While on this dialogue box you can re-name the file before downloading and if you decide that you don't want to download the file until later you can simply add the file to Gozilla's download later list. Then wheneve
r you want to can re-visit the "download later" list, click the name of the file and click on the download now option.
Go!zilla isn't short of clever features like those mentioned above. Go!zilla makes downloading files no matter how large an absolute dodle.
The program is adware meaning it is a free program, but shows you internet ads while your using it in the bottom of the program window. You will hardly notice these ads and they are not irritating at all. In fact they are rather useful.
The program also offers channels (links) to excellent download sites where they offer a massive array of freeware, adware, shareware and demo files. The channels it offers are truly excellent and these are displayed near the top of the program window. When you click on a channel name it opens a menu showing "Hot download Picks", the "most popular downloads" etc.
You can even add your own download sites as a channel.
Finally I'd better mention the fact that Go!zilla as a range of available skins. Basically a skin is just a file that modifies how the program looks to suit you. So if you want to program to have a groovy 60's look, you got it. The range of skins is quite large and there should be a skin or two to suite your own personal tastes.
Get Go!zilla, the ultimate download manager and no matter how many times your connection is broken Go!Zilla will sort your download out.
Surberb, 5 star program.