Internet Download Manager (or IDM for short) increases your download speeds by up to 5 times. It features intelligent dynamic file segmentation and incorporates safe multipart downloading technology that increases your download speeds.
With its comprehensive error recovery and resume capability, it will restart any broken or interrupted downloads due to lost connections or network problems or any unexpected power outages.
It’s also user friendly and integrates seamlessly with the most popular browsers to automatically handle your downloads for you.
IDM’s features include multilingual support, zip preview, download categories, scheduler pro, sounds on different events, HTTPS support, queue processor, html help and tutorial, enhanced virus protection on download completion, progressive downloading with quotas (useful for connections that use some kind of fair access policy or FAP like Direcway, Direct PC, Hughes, etc.), built-in download accelerator, and many more.
The latest version is 6.21 build 15, which adds Windows 8.1 compatibility, adds a download panel for web-players that you can use to download flash videos from sites like MySpaceTV and Google Video.