Download Manager Aria2 1.16.1 Reduces Disk Activity

A few other changes were implemented in this version

By on December 28th, 2012 18:38 GMT

Aria2, a utility for downloading files that supports multiple protocols such as HTTP(S), FTP, BitTorrent, and Metalink, is now at version 1.16.1.

Aria2 1.16.1 features a command-line interface, segmented downloading, client certificate authentication in HTTPS, custom HTTP Header support, and more.

Highlights of Aria2 1.16.1:

• The ability to keep the GID across sessions has been implemented;
• The GID will now be saved with --save-session;
• There are several restrictions on how the GID is persisted. For this change to happen, the GID is now 64-bit binary data and represented by a 16 character hex string, in an RPC query;
• A disk cache feature has been added, thus reducing the disk activity;
• The console readout was redesigned.

Check out the official announcement for a complete list of changes and updates.

Download Aria2 1.16.1 right now from Softpedia.
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