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downloading

 [down´lōd-ing]
a process by which an intelligent terminal is used to capture output from an information retrieval system in machine readable form for later processing and use by the searcher or end user.
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In short, downloading allows law enforcement agencies to use commercially available software to analyze volumes of data without seizing computer equipment, disrupting the victim's business, and manually searching every piece of evidence.
Because of increased compatibility among computer systems, many of today's application software packages permit the easy downloading of data created in other software packages.