Speed Download 5.0.1 delivers many performance improvements

April 6, 2008 in Software (F)

[prMac.com] Chicago, Illinois - Yazsoft is proud to announce the immediate availability of Speed Download 5.0.1. Developed exclusively for Mac OS X, Speed Download is an easy to use, powerful and reliable download manager.

Speed Download sets a higher standard for download manager innovation, and is expressly designed to be a central, unified hub for almost all downloading and file transfer activities.

This new update continues to enhance and tweak the performance of Speed Download to ensure utmost reliability. Version 5.0.1 includes tons of key improvements, and is a recommended update for all Speed Download 5 users.

Some Key New Features in Version 5.0.1:
* Added: New 'Incomplete' option on the Filters bar.
* Added: New SD 'Dock menu' option to toggle between the info displayed on the SD icon in the dock.
* Added: Clicking on the bandwidth limiter graphics in minimized mode will automatically set the slider to the chosen side.
* Added: You can now see external HD, connected servers, in the left pane of SD when connected to a remote server.
* Added: Super minimized mode now shows download speed as well.
* Added: Minimized mode now responds to CMD-. and RETURN for starting/stopping downloads.
* Added: Preference to choose between opening the file or displaying the Edit Window when double clicking on an entry in SD.
* Added: Contextual menu support in minimized mode.
* Fixed: Bandwidth throttle no longer sets itself on to a low speed on its own.
* Fixed: File browser properly handles aliases/symlinks.
* Fixed: Hide main window on startup (preference setting).
* Fixed: Remove items from My Downloads (preference setting).
* Fixed: Several internal tweaks for even better stability and performance.
* Fixed: Cookie problem with asp.net downloads should now be resolved.
* Fixed: A bug with the dock icon that could make it display junk.
* Fixed: The extensions file reverting on the Add Files From URLs window.
* Fixed: Some preference resizing glitches.
* Fixed: FILTERS preference glitch should be ok now.
* Fixed: SD no longer crashes when bad password is given.
* Updated: Changed the connection limits for small files for better performance.
* Updated: Show indeterminate progress in mini window.
* Updated: SD now defaults to wildcarding when saving authentication info for a download.
* Updated: Better support for proxies that require a password.
* Updated: Added the CMD-R (Reveal in Finder) function to minimized mode and super minimized mode.
* Updated: Added the ability to expand the URL field in the new/edit windows.
* Updated: Added ability to paste a URL directly in minimized mode and have it take effect.
* Updated: New French localization.
* Updated: New Polish localization.

Supported Languages:
* US English, French, and Polish

System Requirements:
* Requires Mac OS X 10.4.11 or later; Leopard ready
* 19 MB Hard Drive Space
* Internet connection
* Any popular Mac OS X Internet browser

Pricing and Availability:
* $25: 1 User license
* $40: 2 User license (Save $10)
* $100: 5 user license (Save $25)
* Upgrade pricing available to qualified users

Speed Download has been met with praise from reviewers, web authors, developers, and beta testers. "The fastest, most complete most recommended download manager for the Mac" * MacReview. We are a team dedicated to developing quality software for the Macintosh platform. Thanks to all for your support.

Based in Chicago, Illinois, Yazsoft was founded in 2001 to develop software expressly for the Mac platform. With an emphasis on total customer satisfaction, Yazsoft makes up a development team of 5 professionals, each responsible for coding, marketing, and total customer support. As Yazsoft's spotlight product, Speed Download is regularly updated to ensure optimal performance at all times. Copyright (C) 2001-2008 Yazsoft. All Rights Reserved. Apple, the Apple logo, are registered trademarks of Apple Computer in the U.S. and/or other countries.


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