Free Download Manager version 5.1 beta for Windows and Mac has been released and available to public for download from FDM website. Back in Dec, 2012, we’ve reviewed first alpha version of Free Download Manager 5,  it took three years for  FDM 5 to reach beta stage from alpha.

“We’re proud to announce that the new Free Download Manager 5.1 is now available to public. After months of hard work and extensive testing, our team would like to offer you a more streamlined UI with a friendlier approach to configuration.”

What’s new in FDM 5.1

  • Revamped software engine
  • Better performance and responsiveness
  • Mac OS X support
Free Download Manager 5 Beta

New User interface

“Thanks to the revamped software engine, you will enjoy efficient and stable multi-thread downloading as well as overall better performance and responsiveness. FDM5 features cross-platform support for both Windows and Mac OS”

Download progress

Free Download Manager 5.1 system requirements

  • Windows 7 and higher
  • Mac OS X 10.9 and higher

Supports Firefox, Chrome and Internet Explorer browsers, note: monitoring needs to enabled for this.

MUST READHow to Integrate FDM 5 into Google Chrome, Firefox and Internet Explorer browsers?

Download FDM 5.1 beta from below links.

[Via FDM blog]