Press Release

New Speed Download Turbo-Charges Downloading on Mac OS 10.5.7 and more

Chicago, ILLINOIS    May 14, 2009 in Networks and FTP


Yazsoft has announced Speed Download 5.1.4. Overhauled from top to bottom, Speed Download 5 redefines the Mac OS X download manager by combining four amazing products - a turbo-charged download manager with auto-resuming downloads, a fully featured secure FTP client, a file sharing utility with full encryption, and complete .Mac/iDisk/WEBDAV connectivity - into one small and easy to use application. And now with RSS newsreader integration.


[] Chicago, Illinois - Yazsoft has announced Speed Download 5.1.4. 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 major new update continues to enhance and tweak the performance of Speed Download to ensure utmost reliability. Version 5.1.4 includes tons of key improvements, and is a recommended update for all Speed Download 5 users.

Some Key New Features in Version 5.1.4:
* New: Optimized and turbo-charged for Mac OS X 10.5.7
* New: Optimized and turbo-charged for Safari 4 and Firefox 3.5
* Updated: Tweaked SD plugin performance
* Updated: Enhanced the resuming functionality for even broader compatibility with new servers
* Updated: More tweaks to FTP connectivity and compatibility
* Fixed: Addressed issue with saved FTP servers not remembering their local path in SD
* Misc: Various internal tweaks

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

For A Limited Time: Discounted promo bundle offering two (2) licenses of both Speed Download 5.x and ShareTool, both available on our secure Kagi store.

Speed Download has been downloaded over 15 million times and 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.


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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.


Mark Forrester
Marketing and Sales


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