Request to look into Internet Download Manager add-on

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Re: Request to look into Internet Download Manager add-on

Unread postby SoftAlien » Tue, 11 Sep 2018, 10:00

I did install firefox and it instantly detected and asked me about IDM Download plug-in installation. When I click advanced integration in IDM options, it does show Waterfox there but browser doesnt detect it once I start it. Worked fine on previous version that I had.

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Re: Request to look into Internet Download Manager add-on

Unread postby rancorx2 » Fri, 07 Dec 2018, 20:38

hi, new here, i tried editing the install.rdf files in the two addon xpi that aren't webextensions, both installed, and showed different versions (only tried one at a time), however the addon(s) are useless, i couldn't get the the manager to grab any downloads, the menu buttons were essentially useless as nothing happen when clicked.

i recently switched to pale moon as i'm sick of firefox getting crapper and crapper, what with it's lack of customization and climbing memory usage that goes stupidly high at times, lag on youtube and other bs.

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Re: Request to look into Internet Download Manager add-on

Unread postby back2themoon » Fri, 07 Dec 2018, 22:53

Only IDM can fix this, they are the ones to contact.
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Re: Request to look into Internet Download Manager add-on

Unread postby rancorx2 » Sun, 09 Dec 2018, 15:46

^ looks like i need to find a new dl manager or just something that'll work on pm.

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Re: Request to look into Internet Download Manager add-on

Unread postby dutavr » Fri, 04 Jan 2019, 20:36

rancorx2 wrote:^ looks like i need to find a new dl manager or just something that'll work on pm.

looks like we all need to find a new browser...

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Re: Request to look into Internet Download Manager add-on

Unread postby fillerup » Sat, 05 Jan 2019, 02:26

for the majority of downloads you don't need the IDM addon for it to pick up links. the only situation where the addon comes in handy is when you need to sniff and download videos

https://i.imgur.com/wOqSwlP.png

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Re: Request to look into Internet Download Manager add-on

Unread postby back2themoon » Sat, 05 Jan 2019, 11:09

If you only need the download managing functions, you can make any download manager cooperate with Pale Moon (including IDM) with the Flashgot extension. If you require video grabbing/download, I suggest youtube-dl to everyone. It works with a massive amount of websites (not just YouTube, as the name implies) and is constantly updated.

It does require some setting up but it's not difficult at all (many guides available). Once ready, you won't need anything else.
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Re: Request to look into Internet Download Manager add-on

Unread postby Vultural » Wed, 23 Jan 2019, 15:57

Take this with a grain of salt.
As others have mentioned, there are other download tools that work well with Pale Moon.
For YouTube I use WinX You Tube.
I do have an IDM hack, however, when other routes fail.
I have Pale Moon 25 on a flash drive.
Extensions are uBlock Origin and NoScript ("Classic"), and the IDM xpi.
I DO NOT surf with this setup. This is for specific files at specific sites.
Pale Moon honchos will warn you using an outdated browser is unsafe - they are correct.
This works for me, running a backup computer with limited capabilities.
Good luck out there.
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Re: Request to look into Internet Download Manager add-on

Unread postby PCMasterRace » Fri, 01 Feb 2019, 23:00

Just to put in my two cents, IDM is just not worth the headache anymore. The devs are lazy as shit and have really let stuff slide starting in early 2018. It seems like no one is actively developing anymore because the browser integrations are constantly breaking and stay broken for weeks, the program does not play well with Windows and will sometimes slam the CPU and/or disk until you restart the program, get over 5 downloads going and sometimes the GUI starts seriously lagging, and finally the program is suddenly incapable of seeing that there is already a file called “picture” and fails to rename to “picture (2)” like is normal, and furthermore, it even fails to prompt to rename and just automatically overwrites the existing file! What a utter pile of shit it had become! So sad!

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Re: Request to look into Internet Download Manager add-on

Unread postby PCMasterRace » Fri, 01 Feb 2019, 23:31

FYI, I just started using Free Download Manager and it is terrific. Unlike IDM, you can make it so that it just automatically downloads stuff without even popping up anything if you want. IDM's constant popups when mass downloading pictures or videos was really starting to irritate me.

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Re: Request to look into Internet Download Manager add-on

Unread postby therube » Sat, 02 Feb 2019, 13:00

I don't use it so I can't really say, but...

"Be aware that this software's [Free Download Manager] firefox plugin is running bitcoin mining.
This add-on uses about 25% of the processor. It uses Windows CMD."

https://www.videohelp.com/software/Free ... iews#14073


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