Im working in a new piece of software called “Download Thingy” (at least for now).
It is basically a Download Manager for Mac OS X. The main reasons why I am doing this are simple: There seems to be not a single Download Manager for the Mac that complies with the following:
- It is Free.
- It doesn’t have a lot of features that i will NEVER use.
- Comes with a simple UI putting the main focus on the Downloads and not on other stuff I don’t care.
- Allows segmented / multi threaded downloads.
- Allows limiting the download speed in a “per download” or “overall” basis.
For this project I’m using the amazing libCurl library as the download engine backend.
Anybody who is interested to participate in a private alpha testing of this (yet prototype) app feel free to comment on this post and i will get back to you when an alpha version is ready for testing.