The direct downloads are in a rapid rise lately, and there are various web services that allow you to store content online so that it can be downloaded later. Among them you will be able to find RapidShare, one of the most used services by the Internet users, thus a download manager is a good alternative if you want to make the most of the performance of your direct downloads.
Fast downloads from RapidShare
Despite the fact that they have announced a future compatibility with other services, only RapidShare is currently compatible with RapDown. This simple manager will allow you to add URLs for direct downloads and more or less forget about the rest of the process. Create a name for the task and start to add links: the program will take care of managing their download. It includes the main options for this kind of application, like downloading groups of links, checking if a link is active or decompressing segmented files (thanks to a 7-Zip plug-in).
From the main window of RapDown you will have access to all its tools. You will only have to add the links to it, specify a folder to store them and start to download all the contents. A simple and effective solution with which you will be able to download everything that you want from the popular RapidShare servers.