Free Download Manager official extension

Free Download Manager official extension

Free Download Manager integration with your Firefox browser

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What is Free Download Manager official extension?

The 'Free Download Manager official extension' is a Firefox add-on developed by the creators of Free Download Manager. Its sole purpose is to allow smooth integration with FDM, a reliable, efficient download manager and accelerator that amplifies your download experience. Used on Windows, Mac and Linux, FDM enables users to download videos from popular sites, supports various protocols, and allows multi-threaded downloads for enhanced speed. The extension requires FDM to be installed for optimal performance.

Merlin
Stats
Version: 3.0.57 (Last updated: 2021-10-15)
Creation date: 2018-04-17
Weekly download count: 4,446
Firefox on Android: No
Risk impact: High risk impact
Risk likelihood: Very low risk likelihood
Manifest version: 2
Permissions:
  • cookies
  • webRequest
  • webRequestBlocking
  • *://*/*
  • downloads
  • nativeMessaging
  • contextMenus
  • activeTab
  • storage
  • history
  • See more
Size: 299.70K
Stats date:

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Free Download Manager
Free Download Manager (v3.0.57)
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Merlin
Summary

It's an official Firefox extension by Free Download Manager developers. The sole purpose of this add-on is integration with FDM.

FDM is a fast and reliable download manager and accelerator that improves your experience with downloads and helps you organize them in an easy manner.

It works on Windows and macOS and features a user-friendly interface with modern design. FDM allows video downloading from popular websites and supports HTTP/HTTPS/FTP/BitTorrent download protocols. Also, it can boost all downloads up to 10 times, efficiently process large files and download multiple files at the same time.

With it, you can drag&drop links from a web browser, preview audio and video files before downloading, convert files to desired formats, etc. For faster download processes, split files into several parts that are processed simultaneously, resume downloading after the connection loss and schedule downloads to be processed at the convenient time. Get full control over the traffic usage and downloaded files.

If you want to help us make Free Download Manager (or this Firefox extension) better, you are always welcome to our forum where you can post bug reports and feature suggestions as well as get support for any issues you stumbled upon with FDM: https://www.freedownloadmanager.org/board/

Note: Windows, Mac and Linux! Requires FDM to be installed to work properly.

User reviews
User reviews summary
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Pros
  • the best
  • good
  • Really brilliant!
Cons
  • Don't work... FUCK YOU!
  • If FDM fails to download (causing it to default back to Firefox), Firefox crashes.
  • Not working with iCloud Photos at all.
Most mentioned
  • Not working
  • Firefox crashes
  • Good user experience
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Safety
Risk impact

Free Download Manager official extension is risky to use as it requires a number of sensitive permissions that can potentially harm your browser and steal your data. Exercise caution when installing this add-on. Review carefully before installing. We recommend that you only install Free Download Manager official extension if you trust the publisher.

Risk likelihood

Free Download Manager official extension has earned a good reputation and can be trusted.

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