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SlipStream Acceleration Software

SlipStream accelerates web pages by compressing text, html and graphics. This results in a performance increase of up to 5 times that of a standard dial-up connection.

The SlipStream client application is easy to use and includes the following features:

User Settings

  • Adjust image quality
  • Configure login information, with password save feature

Advanced Connection Features

  • Enable/disable email compression (off by default)
  • Proxy exclusion - allows you to specify sites that SlipStream will not accelerate

User Statistics - Summary

  • Shows totals for original data size, actual data size and savings ratio

User Statistics - Detailed

  • Text acceleration (text, html, xml, JavaScript, CSS)
  • Graphics acceleration (gif, jpg and Flash files)
  • Your upstream (data going out)

Supported Operating Systems

  • All Windows desktop operating systems (Windows 95, 98, Millennium, NT, 2000 and XP)
  • Mac OS X
  • SlipStream is not compatible with Linux

For further information, please visit the SlipStream Guide.

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