The new version 5.12 of Internet Download Manager has been released recently.
It is very good download manager and accelerator. You can schedule, resume and accelerate your downloads with this popular software program.
According to the developers, Internet Download Manager allows you to increase the download speed by up to 5 times.
But the most useful feature of this download manager is its ability to recover and resume broken or interrupted downloads that occur due to network problems, lost connections, or computer shutdowns.
Internet Download Manager has simple and well design interface that allows you easily manage all your downloads.
The program supports firewalls, proxy servers, ftp and http protocols, cookies, handle file redirects, directories with authorization, and a large number of directory listing formats.
Internet Download Manager can be integrated with all popular web browsers, including Microsoft Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Opera, and Netscape.
There are many other features such as multilingual support, zip preview, HTTPS support, enhanced virus protection and so on.
In the new version of Internet Download Manager was added the ability to limit download speed. The latest version also includes several bug fixes.
I think that Internet Download Manager is a great tool to handle downloads. It is shareware. You may download 30-day trial version here.