Downloads media as you browse Patreon, so you don't have to do this manually.
What is Patreon Helper?
'Patreon Helper' is a Firefox add-on designed to simplify your Patreon experience. It automatically downloads media files as you browse through the Patreon platform, specifically from creators you have pledged for. Ideal for navigating content creators' monthly submissions, the add-on saves these media files directly to your chosen download directories under a 'patreon' sub-folder. It's not affiliated with Patreon, and the efficiency can vary with changes to the Patreon's website structure.
Simply browse Patreon as you usually would, ideally a content creator's monthly submissions. No need to click on media to open the full version. Downloads will be stored in your download directories (from your Firefox settings) and into a sub-folder simply labeled "patreon".
Note: this extension and its' creator and contributors are not affiliated with Patreon. This tool can break at any time upon a change in Patreon's internal website structure. The addon will only help you download media you have pledged for through Patreon. It does not enable you to access anything that you aren't supposed to access.
MACOS users: apparently there is a chance of this tool not working on MacOS (downloads not starting at all, possibly with an error message displayed somewhere). I would appreciate your feedback (e.g. via eMail) if this addon works for you, along with what MacOS and Firefox version you're using, and if you have altered any settings regarding downloads, download paths or permissions.
Make sure to check out the addon settings for further options.
User reviews summary
- Easy to use
- Able to download multiple file attachments
- Fast download speeds
- Starts downloading automatically with no way to disable
- No interface/UI
- Has issues with retaining track of downloads across reinstallation or clearing download history
- Automatic downloads
- No interface/UI
- Issues with certain creators/posts
- Difficulties with organizing downloaded files
- Download errors that need manual fixing
Patreon Helper 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 Patreon Helper if you trust the publisher.
Patreon Helper has earned a fairly good reputation and likely can be trusted.