updated 09:45 am EDT, Thu April 20, 2006
Speed Download 4 released
Yazsoft today released Speed Download 4, the fourth generation of the company's download manager for Mac OS X. Building on Speed Download improvements, version 4 is a Universal Binary optimized to run natively on Intel-based Macs. The update includes a new user interface, a re-engineered "universal" download engine optimized for performance, a database to manage transfers, and an FTP client with support for Secure Socket Layer (SSL). Version 4 also offers a P2P file sharing utility with encryption capability, as well as .Mac iDisk integration and auto-resuming file transfers all of the time. Speed Download 4 is priced at $25, with upgrades costing $15 for registered users of previous versions. Speed Download 4 requires Mac OS X 10.4.6 or later.