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HTTP download...

my program need to download binary files from internet using http protocol.

I use WinInet library to perform this task. The problem is that process is very slow. Connecting only takes about 5 secs (not constant) and download process takes 2-3 times more than another compiled program I have.

May someone help me with WinInet API or recommend another API to perform a task?
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Slavak
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Slavak
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X_KaliburCommented:
Slavak!


i recently had the EXACT same problem you are having, where i needed to get a file over HTTP protocol..

I found a freeware Delphi component to do this...

I'm now using this component...It works perfectly, and it does everything i need it to..

Its called THTTPCli, and you can download it from this address:

http://www.rtfm.be/fpiette/httpcliuk.htm


the ZIP file has the necessary files you need to install the component, and it comes with excellent examples..


i highly reccommend that people use this component..

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XANCommented:
Yes $)
I recommended to X_Kalibur, and recommend you now :)
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bryan7Commented:
listenning
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SlavakAuthor Commented:
Sorry, XAN.

I can't give you points because X_Kalibur was first that give ME the answer.
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XANCommented:
Slavak, of course, you are absolutely right :)))
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X_KaliburCommented:
Thanks Slavak..

and of course thankyou XAN, for showing me to this component...

it really is brilliant!

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