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Getting Started:

SPEEDbit Video Accelerator is a powerful application that lets you enjoy the world of internet video at accelerated speeds.
When Video Accelerator is installed it configures itself automatically so you can start watching accelerated videos right away.

SPEEDbit Video Accelerator provides the following types of acceleration of internet videos and rich content:
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Normal Video

Videos on YouTube and 165 of the most popular video sites with bit rates up to 100 KBps.
HQ Video Acceleration icon

HQ Videos

High Quality videos with bit rates
between 100 and 200 KBps.
HD Video Acceleration icon

HD Videos (Premium only)

High Definition videos with bit rates
above 200 KBps.
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iTunes downloads (Premium only)

Music, music videos, movies, and TV shows.
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HD YouTube video got stuck 25 times (with a 20 MB connection), while with SPEEDbit Video Accelerator it played smoothly.

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You should make sure to use the latest version of Video Accelerator to ensure the best performance.
To check for updates right-click the SPEEDbit Video Accelerator tray icon located in the system tray,
and then click Check for Update.

You can also visit the Video Accelerator download page to find the latest version.

Video Accelerator Main Screen
Screenshot of Video Accelerator main screen
The Main screen of Video Accelerator provides you with a central location to access options, and view the video acceleration status.

The Acceleration Status pane shows your available acceleration types. There are four kinds of acceleration in Video Accelerator:

Supported Sites
Screenshot of Video Accelerator main screen - Supported video sites button
Click the Supported video sites button to view a list of websites that are accelerated by Video Accelerator. The list details the types of acceleration supported at each site as well as comments on updates or news regarding specific sites.

Entering Your Activation Code
SPEEDbit Video Accelerator activation screen - entering your activation code
When you purchase your subscription for SPEEDbit Video Accelerator Premium, you receive an Activation Code via your email.

To activate your copy of SPEEDbit Video Accelerator Premium, right-click the system tray icon, and then click Enter Activation Code.

Select the I already have a premium version activation code option, and then type your email and the code in the provided fields.

Options and Settings
SPEEDbit Video Accelerator Settings option from Windows system tray
To access SPEEDbit Video Accelerator's settings window, right-click the Video Accelerator tray icon and then click Settings. Additionally you can click the SPEEDbit Video Accelerator Options button button from Video Accelerator's main screen.

SPEEDbit Video Accelerator Settings screen - Load service on Startup

Load service on Startup

Select this option to make sure that SPEEDbit Video Accelerator is running when you startup your computer.

SPEEDbit Video Accelerator Settings screen - Show Now Accelerating message

Show Now Accelerating message

Select this option to see the Now Accelerating tray message every time a video is accelerated. Turning off this option will not affect your acceleration.

SPEEDbit Video Accelerator Settings screen - Hide Tray Icon

Hide Tray Icon

Select this option to remove the SPEEDbit Video Accelerator Tray Icon from the Windows System Tray.

To restore Video Accelerator to the System Tray:

  1. Click the Start menu, and then navigate to the SPEEDbit Video Accelerator program folder.
  2. Click SPEEDbit Video Accelerator, and the SPEEDbit Video Accelerator window appears.
  3. Click the Options button, and deselect the Hide Tray Icon option.

SPEEDbit Video Accelerator Settings screen - Proxy settings

Proxy settings

If you use a proxy to access the Internet, you will have to set Video Accelerator's Proxy settings to enable acceleration. Using a proxy is only available when watching videos with Internet Explorer.

To allow Video Accelerator to work with a Proxy, select the Set SPEEDbit Video Accelerator as browser proxy option. A script is added to your Internet Explorer Proxy Settings that allows Video Accelerator to work with your proxy.

You can also choose the way Video Accelerator works with proxies by selecting one of the following options:
  • Use Internet Explorer settings – Connect with your Internet Explorer proxy settings
  • Direct connection (no proxy) – Connect directly to the sites you navigate to
  • Manual configuration – Connect directly to a manual specified address

SPEEDbit Video Accelerator Settings screen - Restore defaults

Restore defaults

Click the Restore defaults option to return SPEEDbit Video Accelerator to its original settings.

How it works

Leveraging SPEEDbit's unique technology, SPEEDbit Video Accelerator downloads movies and music from multiple sources simultaneously allowing for significantly improved download speeds and video playback.
Diagram showing SPEEDbit's multiple-simultaneous download technology

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