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SPEEDbit Video Accelerator - Main Features

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"Now accelerating" Message

The "Now accelerating..." message will appear each time a video from YouTube or one of over 165 sites that we support begins to load. The progress bar animation indicates multi-connection streaming, as opposed to the standard single connection. The "Now accelerating..." message will close automatically, once the file has downloaded. You may close this message as soon as a video loads and this will not affect the file being downloaded. You can hide this message from the settings window (see below).

 Window – Search Tab

SPEEDbit Video Accelerator features a built-in video search for finding videos on YouTube and over 165 sites including: MySpace, Metacafe, Dailymotion, Facebook, 5min, Reuters, Phtobucket, Tudou, Bebo, Break, ESPN, CNET TV, AOL, CNN, Discovery, Veoh and many more (see full list of supported video sites) or by searching around the web, and is powered by FileRatings Video! This feature does not support video searches for iTunes videos. Click here to find out more about our Premium service - SPEEDbit Video Accelerator for iTunes.

Main Window - Recently Accelerated Tab

For easily replaying videos, SPEEDbit Video Accelerator bookmarks the last 10 videos accelerated. This feature allows you to view any of your chosen videos a second, third or fourth time. If you don't want to bookmark your accelerated videos, simply check the 'disable' option in settings (see below).

Restarting Service

This icon appears to indicate the SPEEDbit Video Accelerator has trouble connecting to the server and cannot accelerate at this time.


  • Load service on Startup – When this option is turned off (unchecked), to accelerate videos, you will need to manually start SPEEDbit Video Accelerator from your program files.
  • Show Tray Messages – Uncheck this to hide the "Now accelerating..." tray message. Your videos will still be accelerated.
  • Hide Tray Icon – When you check this option, SPEEDbit Video Accelerator will run in the background without a tray icon. The icon will only appear during video acceleration.
  • Disable Recently Accelerated List – Check this option if you do not want your last 10 accelerated videos to be bookmarked and show in the Recently Accelerated tab.

How does it work?

With SPEEDbit Video Accelerator installed, your browser’s connection to specific streaming video server is being rerouted through the Video Accelerator Daemon. Unlike the normal browser connection, the Daemon uses a unique patent pending technology, that substitutes the single connection with a sophisticated multi-connection algorithm. The end result is an (up to) 5 times faster connection, which handles the cache buffering (the “preloading” of the movie) much more efficiently.

See diagram below for more details:

Video Site
Streaming Server
SPEEDbit Video Accelerator
Standard internet browser
SPEEDbit Video Accelerator