Resumable NetBeans Downloads

Somebody asked us recently via the feedback form how he could resume an interrupted download, and whether we had any tips how to download NetBeans with slower bandwidths. In case you have a similar question, here is an overview of your options:

Your SituationOur Download Tip
Download speed: Fast, high bandwidth, no interruptions.
For example to install NetBeans for the whole team at school or at work.
Download and burn the ISO image of the complete NetBeans IDE DVD Starter Kit. It's huge (over 3GB), but it contains all installers, a lot of documentation, tutorials and screencasts in English, and many translations (Simplified Chinese, Brazilian Portuguese, Japanese, Russian).
Download speed: Good bandwidth Pick the 'All' NetBeans bundle from the NetBeans Download page. (Or choose one of the specialized smaller bundles if you are mainly a Java SE, PHP, Ruby or C/C++ developer.)
Download speed: Slow, low bandwidth.
Also known as "Remaining Time: 23517028 days"
You can pick a lightweight (26-46MB) installation bundle from the NetBeans download page. Installing one of these smaller bundles will already contain what you need for Java SE, PHP, Ruby, or C/C++ development, respectively.
If you need Java EE or Java ME support, try downloading additional modules bit by bit, via the update center. Use the resumable Sun Download manager to get the necessary SDKs.
Download speed: Average or good bandwidth, but danger of network interruptions You can download the NetBeans IDE + JDK bundle using the Sun Download Manager. The SDM allows you to pause, resume, restart, and verify the downloaded file.

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