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Implemented Download Manager

Discussion in 'Closed Suggestions' started by Andy.N, Aug 7, 2010.

  1. Andy.N

    Andy.N Well-Known Member

    I have used the Downloads II by RS. Jelle on vb.org for a while. We have a few hundred pdf files for our download section.

    Is there any plan for its replacement built in?
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  2. ArnyVee

    ArnyVee Well-Known Member

    I agree that this should be a feature (even if it's an add-on) available on XenForo.

    Also, the ability to 'start a thread' with the information that a new file is available. :D
  3. Max

    Max Well-Known Member

    I have a vB forum with Downloads II plugin installed and large amount of entries linking external files and internal file uplaods.

    Looking for an alternative in xF with better features and importer is a MUST from vB's Downlaods II.
    Without it i can't move to xF, Downloads II is one of the most installed/top voted mod in vB.org so hope you guys will implement it very soon.

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  4. Defqon

    Defqon Member

    i think it's unnecessary in XF ..
    it's better to have it as the hack/mod with importer
  5. CyberAP

    CyberAP Well-Known Member

    Yes, hack would be better. 
  6. TrixieTang

    TrixieTang Well-Known Member

    I do think that they should make an official downloads add-on, but I think that add-ons like a CMS and gallery will and should be higher priority.
  7. CyberAP

    CyberAP Well-Known Member

    Of course it shouldn't be an official plug-in. It's not so in demand.
  8. Max

    Max Well-Known Member

    Thanks for your reply guys, anyway you will see the clear demand when someone trying to make the move decision to xF.
    Anyway official or not i think the mod is a must.
  9. Alfa1

    Alfa1 Well-Known Member

    Thousands of sites use LDM, downloads II, IP.Downloads (IPB's supported addon) and similar.
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  10. chan

    chan Member

    Yes, I also have downloads II . Please make the converter soon as possible.
  11. Decado

    Decado Active Member

    We at DBTech will be looking to make this as a mod as soon as is possible, along with a number of other mods replicating the functionality of some of our popular vB mods (vbshout, activity&awards, vbcredits etc). Just waiting on a beta ^.^
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  12. Alfa1

    Alfa1 Well-Known Member

    Thats very nice to read. I hope it will be advanced as LDM. Downloads II doesnt suit my needs.
  13. chan

    chan Member

    :eek: :D :D :D d(@.@)b
  14. abvolt

    abvolt Member

    I use downloads II also but its better if it stays a hack, less is better
  15. JadedHeart

    JadedHeart Member

    Having some sort of download system is a must for the forum I am going to build. I think it should be in the form of a hack though, not a standard feature.
  16. Mr_Bob

    Mr_Bob Well-Known Member

    I'd say keep it as a mod and leave the mod writer to write an importer for it. Unless it were coupled with a CMS system, I don't see it as having an immediate need for the majority.
  17. steven s

    steven s Well-Known Member

    I need downloads and was planning on keeping vB3 running along with xF.
    I'd simply close the forums and keep whatever mods I need open.
  18. Alfa1

    Alfa1 Well-Known Member

    How would you tie the member base together?
  19. Vincent

    Vincent Well-Known Member

    I need Project Tools & DownloadsII for XenForo, but, I can wait ;)
  20. steven s

    steven s Well-Known Member

    I can't but did make a suggestion for a common login though.
    Members would have to login separately.

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