Whenever you download a file from internet it starts in your browser. Downloading large files in browser is not a thing any wise-man would like to do! Why is that? Because there are a lot more chances for download top get failed. We can never rely upon downloading through browser! But there is no problem when there is Free Download Manager(FDM). We will learn how to integrate free download manager with browser. FDM allows you to download your files at a very high speed and there are the least chances for a download to get failed!
Free Download Manager
Free Download Manager is a free software by which you can download different type of files at a very high speed. This software is the best free alternative to Internet Download Manager. Free Download Manager allows to download normal files, torrent files and it can also download YouTube Videos! It can also download entire YouTube Playlist at once which makes this free software best of its competitors. Download Free Download Manager.
Integration with Browser
Now we will learn how can we integrate free download manager with our browser. It supports multiple browsers like: Firefox, Chrome, Internet Explorer, and Microsoft Edge. When we integrate free download manager with our browser then it can start downloads automatically instead of copying and adding the links, and surely it will save some time of yours which you can put in any other valuable work!
Following are the steps that will make you able to integrate free download manager with your browser:
1. Open Main Menu
Before anything launch free download manager and you will see the interface like this:
- Click on Main Menu button which is highlighted in the above Image.
- Now Click on Settings option and it will take you to the settings.
2. Open Browser Integration
Now Click on Browser Integration option as shown in image below.
Once you click on browser integration it will take you to another place where you can find the supportive browsers which can be integrated with Free Download Manager. These are shown in Image Below:
3. Choose your Browser
Now it is time for you to choose your browser! As I am currently using Firefox so I will choose Firefox and will look for the next step!
Note: If you are using Internet Explorer or Microsoft Edge then all you have to do is to mark in the check box and your browser will be integrated!For Internet Explorer and Microsoft Edge users!
Install Free Download Manager Extension
There is no more work to do for Internet Explorer or Microsoft Edge users but Chrome and Firefox users have to do a bit more to integrate free download manager with your browser. Once you choose your browser it will ask you to install the extension as shown in image below.
Now click on extension link and it will take you to the download page from where you can download the extension. Click on Add to firefox. If you are using Chrome then you will have the option like Add to Chrome.
Now it will start downloading the extension and then it will verify the extension. Now it will ask for your permission either you want to add the extension or not. It is necessary to add the extension if you want to integrate free download manager with browser.
Once you click add you can find the extension in the upper left corner with the menu button and it will also ask if you want to allow the extension to work in private windows. That will integrate free download manager with browser in private windows.
How it works?
Once you have added the extension then it will automatically start catching the download link but if you want to start the downloads without your confirmation then you will have to set back to settings and in Browser Integration find an option Automatically start downloads without confirmation and tick the check box!
You can set everything with your own choice in Browser Integration and there are multiple options available.
In this tutorial we learned how can we integrate free download manager with browser and if you guys have any questions about how to integrate free download manager with browser then you can ask in the comment section and I will try to answer you with the best I could! Meanwhile if you get Http Error in your downloads you can solve it here.