Giveaway: Get Internet Download Manager license FREE!

We are pleased to offer 20 licenses of the latest Internet Download Manager v 5.18, which its developers have been kind enough to provide us with, FREE to the readers of The Windows Club ! Internet Download Manager (IDM) is a tool to increase download speeds by up to 5 times, resume and schedule downloads. Comprehensive error recovery and resume capability will restart broken or interrupted downloads due to lost connections, network problems, computer shutdowns, or unexpected power outages.

It 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, Mozilla Firefox 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.

Other 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  and many others.

Version 5.18 adds IDM download panel for web-players that can be used to download flash videos from many sites and supports Windows 7 and Vista. 

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Internet Download Manager costs $29.95, but 10 licenses are being made available free to you, the readers of The Windows Club, thanks to its developers. To win one simply make a comment below stating why you need one. The giveaway will be kept open for a week. The winners will be selected randomly, and your mail id’s forwarded to the company, who will then forward the license to you. TWC Forum members have been reserved another 10 licenses here.

Special thanks to my MVP colleague Ankur for suggesting that I contact IDM; who were gracious enough to sponsor the 20 licenses for

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Anand Khanse is the Admin of, a 10-year Microsoft MVP Awardee in Windows (2006-16) & a Windows Insider MVP. Please read the entire post & the comments first, create a System Restore Point before making any changes to your system & be careful about any 3rd-party offers while installing freeware.