FlashGet is a download manager which comes to your computer to help you.
FlashGet has been developed to speed up your downloads, optimizing the maximum bandwidth you have (Be careful if you share your connection)
How does it make it? Flash get makes multiconnection from your PC and it joins them, so it downloads really faster (up to 300%)
It includes several options to customize your downloads, you can add tips, change the name,...
In addition, it is fully skinnable, so you can custom your download manager as you want.
Try it, it will power up your downloads.