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Download Manager Tech Specs

Download Manager (DLM) is based on the Akamai NetSession Interface, a standalone networking engine that provides advanced application, data and media download management capabilities and full UI customization.

The Akamai NetSession Interface represents the most advanced Internet content acquisition agent available. Capable of managing software delivery, progressive streaming and true live- and video-on-demand streaming, it is a virtual extension of the already massively globally distributed Akamai network right onto the desktop. The NetSession DLM leverages the download management and large file download capabilities of the NetSession Interface.

The NetSession Interface

  • Runs on Windows and Mac, providing an always available service for fast responses to Internet content requests from the many Akamai customers that use NetSession based products and services.
  • Integration via libraries provided in JavaScript and C programming languages
  • Built-in support for NetSession in the Sola Media Solutions Video Players

Download Manager Netsession Interface