It wasn’t so long ago that the majority of internet users would connect via dial-up modem. Back in those days, download managers were a necessity since there was nothing worse than spending days downloading a file, only for it to be interrupted because someone picked up the phone in another room. Nowadays, with widespread access to high-speed internet and the fact that browsers have become a lot smarter over the years in resuming unfinished downloads, download managers have all but faded into obscurity.
But the light hasn’t gone out completely for download managers and one such app, Folx, does more than simply download files. After spending a few days with it, I’ve found myself remembering why download managers were just so useful.
In this Quick Look, we’re highlighting Folx. The developer describes Folx as an internet download manager and a torrent client for Mac OS X with a friendly and stylish interface. Because it splits downloads into several threads and offers broken download resumption, downloading files or torrents with Folx is faster and easier than with a web browser.
Read on for more information and screenshots!