Questions tagged [download-manager]

A download manager is an application that is responsible for downloading files. Download managers are often included with modern browsers, although there are standalone download managers out there as well.

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Why do mostly zip format files get corrupt in download managers?

I have been using all kinds of download managers like IDM, Eagle Get and FDM etc. I discover one common point in all: sometimes zip format files get corrupt. Why do mostly zip format files get corrupt ...
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How to solve corrupted downloaded files?

How do you solve the corrupted files after download? I have a slow internet connection that causing the downloaded file to be corrupted. The file is "zip" and about "3GB", I'm ...
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using lan and wifi at same time for different apps in windows

i have 2 internet in my house one is ADSL and the other is LTE. as you may know LTE provide higher speed but it's a little bit expensive for high data usage and ADSL provide lower speed than LTE but ...
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cant download a blob video

i am trying to download a video from a site. i looked up for solutions online apparently its a blob video i have seen people downloading blob videos from youtube as m3u8 file with jdownloader but here ...
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Custom download path by file type Windows 10

My grandmother uses a windows10 PC to download and view dewing and embroidery designs. The way her work flow goes is: She finds a design she wants on the design library website She downloads the ...
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What user-agent does DownThemAll add on extension convey to servers when executing within 2020 versions of Firefox Browsers? Any easy way to check?

What user-agent does DownThemAll add on extension convey to servers when executing within 2020 versions of Firefox Browsers? Any easy way to check? The last googled info I could find on this was ...
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How can i disguise uGet as a browser to circumvent the disabling of an IDM by a website?

A website i have used uGet with in the past has swapped to cloudflare and blocked downloads through anything but a standard browser. My understanding of the matter is pretty limited, but I gather it ...
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Is there an equivalent of a downloads list for attachments saved from MS Outlook?

In most major browsers, after downloading a file, you can press ctrl+J to open the list of downloaded files, then double-click on a recently downloaded file to open it (or click a folder icon to the ...
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downloading multiple files from google drive in one go

I want to download multiple files from google drive please see the following link https://drive.google.com/drive/folders/0ByWO0aO1eI_MN1BEd3VNRUZENkU?fbclid=...
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Why my internet speed is slower than provided

I have an 8 mbps(bits/sec) which is equals to 1 MBps(bytes/sec). Now when I check speed at speedtest.net by Ookla, the speed fluctuates between 7 mbps to 8 mbps and Windows Task Manager also shows ...
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How to open PDF files in browser if Chrono is installed?

Along with advatages of download managers like Chrono, I also get a lot of disadvatages. One of them is that I cannot open PDF files in browser anymore -- I can only download it and then need to find ...
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IDM done download but the download file is missing?

I test IDM (internet download manager) a little bit: I go to youtube: https://youtu.be/J6TPVunLhkw I catch the link, but instead of downloading, I copy the link: https://r4---sn-8pxuuxa-nbole....
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Use PowerShell & System.IO.FileSystemWatcher to detect when a download to a specific folder is complete

I'm attempting to monitor my download folder and trigger a command-line action when a download is completed. This is very similar to another question, How to monitor a folder and trigger a command-...
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Can't refresh download link to continue downloading my file from google drive using IDM

I started downloading a 2.2 GB file from google drive using IDM (Internet Download Manager). Now I have downloaded 70% and IDM is saying to refresh the download link. I am unable to refresh the ...
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Firefox “Open Containing Folder” launches Filelight instead of file manager. How to fix?

I somehow changed which app is triggered by the "Open Containing Folder" option on downloaded files (as viewed in the download manager), so it now launches the Filelight disk-space-distribution viewer ...
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How can I download the same file from multiple URLs for increased speed?

I'm working on a Linux machine (relatively recent distribution). I want to download a file which is mirrored at two different (HTTP) servers. Now, the file is large and the download speed from each ...
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How to download a bulk of images from a list with their url? [closed]

I would like to download a list of png images. I have the url in a table (excel). How could I do this?
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I am seeing animated PNG files on some sites in lieu of GIFs. How can I save/download them?

I know how to save a GIF, it's super easy. Just right click and save. Voila! But with these new animated PNG's, I haven't the foggiest. Without using some sort of screen scrape where I'm grabbing the ...
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How do I display a download bar in Firefox?

I recently started using Firefox Quantum at work. Having previously used Google Chrome, it feels a bit strange having file downloads shown in a separate window. If possible, I would like to view my ...
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Internet download manager download .mkv file as .mk3d

i have an issue whenever i download a file with mkv format using idm it always saved as mk3d. When i download using the browser it save with correct format(mkv). What seems to be the problem? I need ...
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How to save all files/links from a telegram chat/channel?

I want to save ALL http(s) links and/or files, posted to some telegram chat (private or group) or channel (like mailing list). I need an analog of TumblOne (for tumblr) VkOpt (able to save chating ...
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Can I download a file in parts? [Chrome]

I want to download a 5 GB of file but according to my internet plan only 2 GB of high speed data comes per day. So, The question is "How can i download it in parts."
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Automatically download a file from Google merchant center

I am manually downloading a file from Google merchant center a couple och times a week. Is there a plugin or app that can make this process automatically? The file is automatically uploaded to Google ...
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I get higher than normal CPU usage from “System” whenever transferring or downloading files

Whenever I am downloading something, or I am copying files from one place to another, I get higher than normal CPU usage (10% - 25%) from the "System" process (NT Kernel & System). If I pause the ...
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Internet download manager is capturing system and drives updates?

IDM is automatically capturing NVIDIA graphic driver updates, HP Support assistant updates, Any web browser updates (Mozilla or Chrome) , which are not supposed to be downloaded by IDM. How to stop ...
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how can download large files in chunks

I'm trying to download a 40GB file and save it directly to my USB Flash Drive because I don't have enough space on my local hard drive for the file. I am also limited to 10GB download per day on my ...
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Adding a download to idm stopped

I have a question regarding IDM (internet download manager). I’m trying to download a large amount of files and having all the files run at the same time would not only slow down my computer but all ...
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How to download similar pages?

There is a website that has pdf book or article inside it. for example https://example.com/cgi/imgsrv/download/pdf?id=mdp.39015015603924;orient=0;size=100;seq=1;attachment=0 and the other pages ...
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Chrome suddenly disabled “IDM extension”?

I didn't have this problem till now, but today suddenly chrome disabled my "IDM extension" so i searched a lot, but the results i found were out-of-date (<2015) so is this problem solved or still i ...
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How make a list with all download URLs terminating with tar.gz within a web directory

So, I want download all files terminating with tar.gz in this URL per example: http://ns334561.ip-5-196-65.eu/~fgscenery/WS2.0/ but i need it with format of a list like: http://ns334561.ip-5-196-65....
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IDM Connected but Not Downloading File

I am Downloading a 2.1GB file using Internet Download Manager, and that is downloaded nearly 76%, but for some reason i paused the download, and after that its not resuming, "Resume Capability was and ...
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does idm remove temp file when you remove it from download list?

i just wanted to remove completed downloads from internet download manager list that by mistake i removed the downloading file with 25 gig size. i want to know is it possible to recover and resume ...
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Internet Download Manager does not download PDF file on specific sites

I am using Internet Download Manager latest current version. It is working well. But on some sites it is not downloading PDF files. Instead a box opens in Firefox like what to do with the file (save ...
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How does Download Management utilities control bandwidth usage?

I want to understand how utilities such as wget are able to rate-limit the download of a file by only consuming at most the provided rate. Does it use QoS network features? Or does it have a specific ...
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Download manager - prevent termination

i am trying to download a large datafile from www.kaggle.com on my Windows 7 system. (12 GB file). I unfortunately am in a location with somewhwat spotty internet, and every 6-7 hours have to ...
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Web download manager aware of only new and changed files

I'm looking for a web download manager that can be smart and only overwrite or rename only new or changed size files. A few times a year I need to freshen local copies of several tens to hundreds of ...
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How to manually merge files downloaded by IDM?

For the last couple of days, I've been downloading an .exe file; its size is about 1.73 GB. The TEMP folder was on E:\. When it's done, IDM merged about 1.5 GB and gave me an error about no free ...
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Command line download manager that supports batch descriptors to download multiple files?

In the Firefox plugin donwloadthemall if yo use the batch descriptor, let's say http://.../image[000:999].gif, will start downloading all files: image000.gif image001.gif image002.gif ... image0997....
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Tell wget to mirror the parts of an URI's path to folders

I have a list of URIs in a file uris.txt: http://example.com/file1.pdf http://example.com/file2.pdf http://example.com/Folder/file3.pdf http://example.com/Folder/Subfolder/file4.pdf The ...
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Continue interrupted download of downthemall? (403 error)

I was downloading an ISO file of WINDOWS 10 to create an upgrade disk in windows 7 using a simple trick at : http://techdows.com/2015/08/use-this-trick-to-get-windows-10-iso-direct-download-links.html ...
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How to download 1 million files?

How can I download 1 million files ? I have tried lots of download managers, they all are very slow when importing URL list, currently I have waited for 20 hours on Download Master, I have also tried ...
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What is “lightning downloader” [duplicate]

By a mistake I installed this on my system. Fast google search gave some sites that mark it as a malware etc and provide removal tools. However a fast google search about those sites shows that they ...
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How do I use HTTrack to download gzipped files from URLs with accented characters?

I am downloading a site with HTTrack with spotty results. Several directories return 2 or more versions of the same HTML file. These duplicates in any given directory may include: a file named ...
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Does Limewire, Baearshare etc have a database? [closed]

I just found out that people are sharing songs that I created using programs called "Bearshare" and "Limewire". I always thought that these programs would search for music on thepiratebay, isohunt, ...
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How to download all links in a PDF

I have many PDFs and need to download all the hyperlinks within them. I have tried opening the PDF in Firefox and using Download Them All but I find it often does not get them all. So how can I ...
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Cannot paste into Free Download Manager Program?

I need to copy/paste URL from browser into Free Download Manager. I copy it find but it pastes blank. I opened notepad and pasted there and it pastes fine in there. What could cause this?
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How to resume downloading a file which was 75% completed using torrent client with any other download client by using a direct link

I have one torrent with files I really want but it is dead for many months. Now by some luck I have direct download links for all of the files. The problem is that the torrent is many GB in size and ...
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How to grab the download link that a software uses to download files? [closed]

I've a software that downloads a file from internet. How could I capture the download link that the software is downloading files from and use it to download using my download manager instead? I'm ...
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Download Helper creating empty files from all sites, not just YouTube

Running Firefox on Windows 7. Download Helper, beginning four or so days ago, began creating empty files. On all download attempts (e.g. Fox News), not just YouTube. Tried creating a new target ...
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Download all contents of a directory automatically?

Here you can see a directory that contains some sub-directory and there a a lot of PDF files. Is there any way to download all of them automatically?