Aurigma File Downloader is a software intended for bulk file download. Its important feature is that it is embedded into the HTML code of your Web page and does not require manual download and installation from the end user. That allows seamless integration with your Web site so that for the user File Downloader looks as a consistent part of the site.
The following figure demonstrates the concepts of File Downloader.
Here is a brief explanation of this diagram.
File Downloader consists of an ActiveX control and a Java applet. One of them is embedded into a Web page, depending on what browser the page is opened in. The chosen component appears in the page as a button. When the user clicks this button, the following sequence of actions takes place:
Suppose, you have a file gallery with a feature of selecting some files into a special folder Favorites. Then you want to give users an ability to download all their favorites at once. To do that, add to your page File Downloader, which looks as a Download button. Then:
File Downloader is a client-side application with no special requirements to the server side. It means that you can use any Web server without installing additional components or other software. To illustrate this feature, we include demo applications for different server platforms in a File Downloader distribution. These applications are written in:
Do not confuse these demo applications with File Downloader! File Downloader is just a client-side component that allows the user to download multiple files at once. It can be interpreted as an emulation of several A elements that the user clicks. No server-side code is a part of File Downloader!
File Downloader includes the following features.