Ant Download Manager - User Guide
  • Installation


The installation of AntDM is simple enought and standard. As the installer we use well-known popular Free project  Inno Setup (
If you receive an error message during the installation of AntDM, then there is a possibility that this is Inno Setup error or a conflict between your antivirus and Inno Setup.
  • Run downloaded setup file AntDM.<version number>-setup.exe
  • Select your preferred install language. This language will set as the default software language. When the installation will be completed you can change it in AntDM Main Menu\View\Languages.
    If you want to help the project and add a new translation of our program - welcome! Please Contact Us.
    There is an etalon of a language file for our volunteers translators here "C:\Program Files (x86)\Ant Download Manager\Languages\0409_en.lng". Pay attention the code of a language file is UTF-8.
  • Select the quick installation (Full) or more detailed (Custom) one.
  • You should accept the license agreement and click Next button.
  • Select the installation folder by yourself, or leave the default. Click Next button.
  • Available Components:
      FFMPEG Media Converter - it needs to download audio or video in most cases.
      WPCap - It's good known project ( that allows applications to capture and transmit network packets bypassing the protocol stack.
    In some cases, this allows you to capture more video links sent over the HTTP protocol (not HTTPS!). For example, on sites using Adobe Flash Player, when playing videos with help outdated video players in Firefox.
    Click Next button.
  • Where do you want to store downloaded files? By default, the downloaded files are stored in standard folders in your windows profile.
      For example (C:\Users\<name>\Documents, C:\Users\<name>\Downloads, C:\Users\<name>\Pictures, etc)
    Click Next button.
  • no comments. Click Next button.
  • completion of the installation:
    Launch Ant Download Manager - the program automatically starts at once after installation.
    I allow to collect the log of AntDM work to improve product quality - we collect your personal data of an information about your PC, as a rule the program errors are collected.
    Launch WinPCap 4.1.3 Network Sniffer Engine Installer. It helps to catch more links - if you selected the support of the WinPCap driver program on the "Available Components" page, then you can select automatically installation of WinPCap driver here.
    Click Next button.
  • Welcome screen.
      Pay attention when you visit  web page  Ant Download manager - Addons if you cannot integrate our extension in your browser, check to see if browser extension is on .
      Also the welcome screen shows you how you can verify that the extension has been successfully enabled.
      Some integration mistakes and ways to solve them see here.
The help manual was created with Dr.Explain

Unregistered version