SKDownloader is a handy Java based utility that was designed in order to help you speed up all your downloads and manage them in the same time. This app like Internet Download Manager on Windows
SKDownloader Panel Showing all download
SKDownloader file download details panel showing connection details
Here are some key features of “SKDownloader”:
- Downloading the same file in parts simultaneously to maximize speed.
- Pause/Resume Supported.
- Supports redirection.
- HTTP and FTP support.
- Proxy support.
- Scheduling support.
- Internet Explorer and Firefox integration.
- Auto updater for both Linux and Windows
- Graphical and Command line versions available with Graphical version having command line interface inbuilt
SKDownoader is built using Java. Hence you need to have the latest Java runtim enviromnent(JRE 6.0) installed in your machine to run SKDownloader.
Java can be easily downloaded here
Download skdownloader here
Download Extension skdownloader for mozilla firefox here
How to install
Download installer using the above download button to your computer (say at /tmp/skdownloader_linux_installer.sh) and run following commands in command line.
#cd /tmp #sudo -i (You will have to provide root password here) #sh ./skdownloader_linux_installer.sh
Once done, you can run skdownloader by typing “skdownloader” in command line or by clicking on the desktop shortcut
in mozilla firefox – tool – add-ons – extension, drag skdownloader.xpi to extension box
restart mozilla firefox