Getting your images into your hard drive. Downloading is usually done by use of USB cables, docks, or USB card readers and software.
The transfer of digital files and programs from the Internet to the user's own computer. The same process in reverse is called uploading. When you type in a web address, the pages from that address are downloaded into your computer through your browser.
This is the process by which you can transfer software from the Internet to your computer's hard drive. This is the alternative to installing it thru a CD-ROM. It sometimes seems daunting, but really isn't that difficult. Just take the time to carefully read instructions at the download site. Make sure you know into which of your Hard Drive directories the program will be downloaded. Once the transfer is complete, you will need to initialize the program ( usually simply by clicking on it after accessing it via your File Manager ). This integrates the program correctly in your computer system and creates an ICON through which you can activate it. Of course, you can download much simpler items than software such as images, for example (see RIGHT- CLICK).
Taking information from a central computer and transferring it on to a local computer or mobile telephone. Commonly used term for getting information of software from websites.
Most modern alarm panels (both burglary and fire) are equipped with the ability to be programmed by a remote computer (or local laptop) that has the applicable software installed. This allows the alarm company to make changes affecting the operation of the control without actually dispatching a service tech to the premises. It also helps to speed the setup of the system and often incorporates some form "error checking".
is the electronic transfer of data, usually between two computers. The terms uploading and downloading are often mixed up, as their definitions depend on the context. The person/computer receiving the data refers to the transfer as a download whereas the person/computer sending the data refers to it as an upload. (see also "Uploading") DVD has the same physical aspect as CDs, but its storage capacity is bigger. We use them mainly to store data (audio or video) because their sound and video quality is very high.
It is the process of saving or transfering information or files from the internet onto your local computer's harddisk.
The process of receiving data from a computer and storing them on media located at the user's computer.
This refers to the process of information travelling down from the Internet via the telephone line onto your computer. Receiving emails, viewing web pages, playing games and listening to internet radio are all counted as downloading and should be carefully monitored. You can monitor this information from the members area.
Description & Uploading: Transferring information from WebCT to disk and from disk to WebCT. This process can be applied to student records; backups; teaching assistants.
moving a file from another computer into yours.
The electronic transfer of information from one computer to another. On the Internet, downloading is most generally from a remote host computer (of unknown type or size) to your local microcomputer.
A client-initiated transfer of data from a server to the client's own machine. Also used generically to denote file transfers from one system to another.
To get files from another computer to your own computer. These files can be images, video's, texts or sounds, for instance.
The electronic transfer of information from one source to another.
The act of copying data from a main source, such as the World Wide Web, to a peripheral device, such as a computer or a disk.
transfer of information from one computer to another, or to a floppy disk. (Keenan, p.80)
Downloading is the process of transferring (or copying) a file from a remote computer to your computer, usually over the Internet.
The process of transferring files to your local machine using communications software. Often the last step necessary to have your own copy of a file.
"Downloading" refers to retrieving a file from another computer. For instance, if you've transferred a nice graphic from a Web site to your computer, you've "downloaded" the file. On the other hand, sending a file from your computer to another computer, such as a Web site, is called " uploading."
The process of transferring files from the Internet and saving them on your computer. The opposite of uploading.
Importing data into your computer for further usage. In the case of downloading audio, it means that one saves the audio file on their hard drive in order to manipulate it [play, edit, broadcast].
To receive data from the Internet, whether a web page, email or file.
The process of transferring data from a central computer to a personal computer or work station.
The process of transferring a file or files from a source on the Internet (or another PC actually) to your PC.
Data/Information transfer from a central level system (Organization HQ) to peripheral systems (Departments)
This is a term used for when you get a file from a remote computer to your computer.
The transfer of data from an online service and "down" to your computers' disk.
Saving information to a computer file.
Saving your retrieved documents onto a diskette
Copying information to your computer from some other computer (e.g. downloading trial software from this site to your own computer)
To transfer files from a server to a local machine.
The process of transfering files from another computer or system to yours.
The process of requesting and transferring a file from a remote computer to a local computer abd saving the file via the use of a modem or network.
Copying files from the Internet onto your computer or a disk. This can be done thru a variety of ways, see Browser, FTP and Telnet.
This is the process of transferring files from a network to a local computer. When you access a Web site, the files are downloaded from the Internet to the machine you are using.
Bringing a file from one computer to another, usually moving from a larger to a smaller computer system. Downloading from the Internet happens when a file is received from a Web page.
The process of transferring a file or program from one computer to another.
The transfer of one or more files from one computer to the other. Can be done with either HTTP or FTP.
Saving data (pictures, games, music, etc.) from the Internet onto your computer. People often refer to downloading their e-mail because the e-mails are stored on your computer once they have been "downloaded".
Connecting to another computer and copying a program or file from that system.
Transforming information from a remote computer on the Internet. This can be anything from text and pictures on a web page to software.
The act of receiving data from another computer into your computer.
Moving files from a server to a client computer; also, moving a file to a browser from a Web server.
The process of transferring files between two computers (server-to-server communications). Some files on the World Wide Web are download-able. More on this
The electronic transfer of information from one computer to another, generally from a larger computer to a smaller one, such as a microcomputer.
Find an article or piece of software that you like online? Much of the time, you can simply copy it onto your own computer.
The act of retrieving a file from the Internet and transferring it to your local computer.
Downloading is the method by which users access and save or "pull down" software or other files to their own computers from a remote computer, usually via a modem.
Transferring a program from the computer to the RCX. The IR transmitter must be connected to the computer and aimed at the RCX infrared eye.
The act of transferring computerized information from one computer to another computer
To transfer data from a large computer to a smaller computer or device.
Transferring fonts from the computer to the printer's memory.
When I copy a file from my computer to a server, I am uploading that file. When I copy a file from the server to my computer, I am downloading that file. Dreamweaver A web page editing program, or WYSIWYG tool.
Transferring or copying a file from another computer (the remote computer) to the computer you're using (the local computer). This term is often applied to the process of retrieving a file from a software library or FTP archive.
the word or phrase used when information is being passed from one computer system to another. Return
The act of saving files to your computer, usually from the Internet. Clicking on a file name in WebKF will cause your Web browser to either try to open the file (for example, any Web browser can open a file that ends with .htm or .html) or to "download" it so that another program (e.g. Word for a .doc or .rtf file) can be used to open the file.
the process of transferring information from a remote computer to yours.
The transmission/copying of a file from one computer system to another, usually from a larger to a smaller computer system.
Transferring files from a host computer on a network to remote machines, typically microcomputers.
The electronic transfer of information from one computer to another, generally from a larger computer system to a smaller one (e.g. from the Internet to a business or home computer).
the act of getting something from the Internet (FTP, Web, Gopher, etc) and placing it on your local computer resource (hard drive, diskette, etc).
A procedure for transferring or retrieving a file from a distant computer. Opposite of uploading. Many Web sites have links to files such that you can simply click on the link and your browser will handle the downloading of the file(s) to your computer.
The process of transferring software or data (pictures, text, or sound) from the Internet to a computer. When you retrieve e-mail from the Internet, you are downloading it.
Electronically transferring information from one computer to another.
copying a file from another computer to your computer
The action of copying files from a server to your hard disc. The reverse process (sending files from your hard disc to another computer) is called ‘uploading’.
The process of transferring a copy of a file from a remote computer to a local computer. The opposite if uploading.
The process of transferring images from a digital camera to a computer (using any type of connection); once an image has been downloaded it is saved to the computer's hard drive for later use.
The term used to describe the process of transferring data or programs from a remote information/data service to a user.
transfer of information from one computer to another, or to a floppy disk. You can download files and save them to your computer and also download web pages and view them on your computer.
Process of receiving information, such as a Web page, onto a computer from a server on the Internet. 2.11 copyrighted material, 2.23 electronic software distribution, 10.8-10 music, 1.30, 7.23, 24 viruses and, 3.4
The act of retrieving files from a server on the network.