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Happy New Year with the new FDM

Wednesday, December 28th, 2011

Dear FDM Users!

We are proud to announce that FDM 3.8 has been recently released, featuring numerous tweaks and innovations, such as improved Flash video monitoring in popular web browsers and ability to download video files from even more websites than in the past. We hope that you will like this new version. Please, feel free to visit our download page to get FDM 3.8.

Current stable version: FDM ver. 3.8 build 1173

New features:
– Ability to download flash videos from even more web sites than before (FDM’s plug-in now supports the following web browsers: IE 6 – IE 9, Firefox 3.5 – Firefox 9);
– Flash video monitoring in Google Chrome;
– User interface improvements;
– Updated torrents core library;
– Ability to import downloads from uTorrent and Orbit clients;
– Better allocation of traffic between active downloads.

Meet the new FDM 3.8 RC!

Tuesday, July 5th, 2011

3.8 RC4 build 1172. (Dec 16, 2011)
Changes:
[*] Windows 2000 is not supported.
[-] Problem downloading videos from youtube.
[-] General bug fixes.

3.8 RC3 build 1170. (Dec 6, 2011)
Changes:
[-] General bug fixes.

3.8 RC3 build 1165. (Nov 28, 2011)
Changes:
[+] Ability to specify network speed in bits per second (bps).
[*] Corrected bandwidth allocation algorithm.
[-] General bug fixes.

3.8 RC2 build 1160. (Nov 9, 2011)
Changes:
[-] Torrents may not seed.
[-] FDM could crash at shutdown.
[-] General bug fixes.
3.8 BETA 5 build 1142. (Oct 28, 2011)
Changes:
[*] Options | Downloads | Network settings were changed. Now traffic limits are specified in percentages of connection speed.
[*] Better allocation of traffic between active downloads.
[-] List of downloads could be lost when Windows shutting down.
[-] General bug fixes.

P.S. We apologize for this one yet beta stage and ask our user to be a bit more patient and wait until we will be able to release the final version. We plan to release it in December.

3.8 RC1 build 1106. (Aug 24, 2011)
Changes:
[-] Several bug fixes.

3.8 RC1 build 1101. (Aug 21, 2011)
Changes:
[-] Several bug fixes.

3.8 RC1 build 1096. (Aug 20, 2011)
Changes:
[*] Behavior of “Not completed + Recent” downloads filter was corrected.
[-] In some cases files could be damaged while downloading.
[-] Downloads could remain in the list after deletion.
[-] Other bug fixes.

3.8 BETA 4 build 1090. (Aug 15, 2011)
Changes:
[-] Bug fixes.

3.8 BETA 4 build 1086. (Aug 05, 2011)
Changes:
[*] Decreased memory usage by FLV monitoring module.
[-] Mirror URLs search fixed.
[-] Several bugs when using Bittorrent downloads.
[-] General bug fixes.

3.8 BETA 3 build 1067. (July 22, 2011)
Changes:
[-] Crash when deleting flash video download.
[-] Minor interface bug.

3.8 BETA 3 build 1065. (July 20, 2011)
Changes:
[+] Flash video monitoring for Google Chrome.
[*] Improved behavior of FDM’s passwords manager.
[-] General bug fixes.

3.8 BETA 3 build 1058. (July 13, 2011)
Changes:
[+] Firefox 6, Firefox 7, Firefox 8 support.
[-] Bug in positioning Download with FDM button in some cases in IE8 and IE9 browsers.
[-] FDM could crashed sometimes when using Site Explorer.
[-] General bug fixes.

3.8 BETA 2 build 1053. (July 8, 2011)
Changes:
[*] Windows 2000 support.
[-] FDM did not send login information to FileSonic servers sometimes.

3.8 BETA 2 build 1051. (July 5, 2011)
Changes:
[-] A few bugs when creating a new torrent.
[-] Possible crash when adding a new download.
[-] UI bug in download’s details window.
[-] General bug fixes.

3.8 BETA 2 build 1046. (July 2, 2011)
Changes:
[+] FileSonic support (for Internet Explorer and Firefox browsers).
[-] Crash when creating a new torrent.

3.8 BETA 1 build 1041. (June 24, 2011)
Changes:
[+] Per tracker logging.
[-] Bug when running (downloading or seeding) many torrents at the same time.
[-] Bittorrent | General tab could show invalid information about a tracker.

3.8 BETA 1 build 1039. (June 23, 2011)
Changes:
[+] Firefox 5 support.
[+] Import uTorrent and Orbit Downloader downloads.
[+] “%userprofile%” macros.
[+] Minor interface changes.
[*] Updated Bittorrent downloader module.
[-] “Shutdown computer when done” did not work if computer locked.
[-] General bug fixes.

Please download it from our Forum: http://freedownloadmanager.org/board/viewtopic.php?f=1&t=15602

FDM 3.7 RC is here!

Friday, June 10th, 2011

3.7 RC1 build 956. (June 7, 2011)
Changes:
[*] Improved integration with Internet Explorer.
[*] Greatly improved monitoring for flash videos.
[-] General bug fixes.

You can download it from our Forum: http://freedownloadmanager.org/board/viewtopic.php?f=1&t=15590

FDM 3.5 RC is issued!

Friday, March 4th, 2011

Changes:

[+] Download flash videos from various sites.
[*] Improved integration with browsers. Firefox 4 support.
[-] Some incompatibility with Windows 7 issues fixed.
Also, some other minor improvements and fixes.

New Year with new FDM

Wednesday, December 24th, 2008

Dear FDM users!

We are happy to announce that FDM will see the New Year in with a different look and feel of its own. FDM 3.0 will be released on the 1st of January, featuring numerous tweaks and innovations, such as prioritized and partial torrent downloads, support for Chrome and Safari web browsers, avast! Antivirus, multifile metalinks, FDM plugins, and many more. The new structure of FDM settings and a number of other optimizations will surely contribute to its handiness, shaping a neat and fresh impression of the familiar program.

New structure of FDM’s settings

Wednesday, August 6th, 2008

In 2.6.792 BETA version of FDM we have changed the structure of FDM’s settings.

We invite all users to take a look and share comments and suggestions about this.

FDM has been updated to build 758

Tuesday, June 10th, 2008

FDM has been updated to build 758. 

What’s new: some bug fixes:

[-]Scheduler: did not remove autostart mode from stopped downloads.

[-]Bittorrent: some bug fixes.

FDM has been updated to build 755

Tuesday, February 26th, 2008

FDM has been updated to build 755.

What’s new: bug fixed:

[-] Bittorrent: FDM might freeze when deleting download

FDM has been updated to build 753

Thursday, February 14th, 2008

FDM has been updated to build 753.

Here is a list of changes since ver. 2.5 build 747:

== BUILD 753 ==
[-] Bittorrent: progress tab did not show valid information when download was completed
[-] Bittorrent: restart download did not work

== BUILD 752 ==
[+] Support for non English names of files downloaded via HTTP protocol
[+] Bittorrent: peers tab improved
[-] Bittorrent 99% bug fixed
[-] Bittorrent: invalid characters in the names of peers
[-] Bittorrent: crashed sometimes when download stopped.
[-] Another bug of Bittorrent downloads
[-] FDM has lost login info of a download sometimes after performing the “query size” command
[-] Downloads info window was empty sometimes

FDM has been updated to build 747

Tuesday, February 12th, 2008

What’s new:

Youtube support has been restored.

 
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