Selection Downloader

Selection Downloader

Allows mass-downloading of links in a selection.

What is Selection Downloader?

Selection Downloader is a Firefox add-on that allows users to download all links in a selected block of HTML. It is a convenient tool for mass-downloading files such as PDFs and Word documents.

Stats date:
Users: 11
Version: 1.0.0 (Last updated: 2022-02-14)
Creation date: 2022-02-14
Weekly download count: NaN
Firefox on Android: No
Manifest version: 2
  • contextMenus
  • downloads
  • activeTab
  • cookies
Size: 35.31K
Email: Click to see
URLs: Website
Risk impact: Low risk impact
Risk likelihood: Low risk likelihood

Other platforms

Not available on Chrome
Not available on Edge

Downloads all links in a given section.


  1. Install the extension
  2. Select a block of HTML with links
  3. Open the context menu (right click) and click on "Selection Downloader"
  4. All links, discarding links to the current page, will be downloaded
This works between tab containers. This extension only downloads FILES (such as PDFs, Word documents, etc.) and not links to other HTML pages!

License Apache License 2.0. See LICENSE. Source code is available at

Risk impact

Selection Downloader is relatively safe to use as it requires very minimum permissions.

Risk likelihood

Selection Downloader has earned a fairly good reputation and likely can be trusted.

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