Sometimes abbreviated as DL, D/L, or DLing, download is a term used to describe the process of copying data from one computer to another, either over a network or modem. For example, each time you visit a web page on the Internet, you download the information on the page, including any pictures, to your computer. The term download is often associated with pictures, songs, videos, and programs.
Tip: When you download a file or program, you'll see a down arrow with an underscore which indicates that the download has initiated.
Examples sites from which you may download
How fast can I download?
The speed at which your computer downloads a file depends largely on the speed of your Internet or network connection as well as the size of the file. A faster Internet or network connection typically results in a shorter amount of time to download a file.