Yazsoft has announced the release of Speed Download 5.1.4, an update to its download management software for the Mac. The update is free for registered version 5 users. Speed Download costs $25.
Speed Download combines a download manager with the ability to automatically resume downloads. It also features a secure File Transfer Protocol (FTP) client, a file sharing utility with encryption support, and WebDAV support (which works with MobileMe). Also, the software has a built-in RSS newsreader.
Speed Download 5.1.4 features optimizations and performance enhancements for Mac OS X 10.5.7, according to Yazsoft. It’s also been optimized for Safari 4 beta and Firefox 2.5. Plug-in performance has been improved, the resuming functionality has been improved, tweaks have been made to FTP connectivity, and bugs have been fixed.
System requirements call for Mac OS X 10.4.11 or later, 19MB hard disk space and an Internet connection.