Headlight Software: the company

Headlight Software, Inc. was founded in 1997 by Michael Burford. Products include:


  • GetRight® download manager for Windows.
  • GetRight® Professional download manager for Windows.
  • GetRightToGo™ business tool to build a custom download app for big files. (Used by a number of big games.)
  • FTP on the Go™ FTP client for iPhone.
  • Go!Zilla™ download manager for Windows (picked up the assets of a old dead competitor).
  • Lightning Download download manager for Windows.
  • FindFiles.com search engine for software and files.
  • Desktop Armor security software for Windows.
  • Five-Deuce Poker Tournament Timer a poker timer for iPhone.
  • iHourglass simple game timer for iPhone.
  • iGiftWrap geeky gift wrapper for iPhone, for a present for my wife.

By Michael & other partners, but not under the Headlight Software company.

  • GymToolz hosted system for powering a Gym’s online tools for client meal tracking, scheduling, and more.

Michael Burford: the programmer

Michael is the founder of Headlight Software, and the programmer for the WiFi Disk. He programmed GetRight® for Windows & FTP on the Go and ContactClone for iPhone among many other software products (listed above).

GetRight was the first Windows download manager tool back in 1997 and is still one of the most common download managers used today. (More history about GetRight and other programs.)