Ant Download Manager - User Guide

Browser Integration

AntDM project support next browser now:
By default the browser integration (system, phisical integration) sets with installation of AntDM software. Later you can install, uninstall, repair the integration in Main Menu of AntDM.
Browser Integration submenu
  • How to check integration - it starts page Ant Download manager - Addons. This page is keep in current state.
  • Chrome - Google Chrome or its clones ( Opera, Vivaldi, etc. ), you must click on Install on the Chrome menu. You have to choose to Install if you want to integrate or Restore to fix physically integration or to choose Uninstall if you want to remove physically integration.
  • Firefox - integrate to Firefox (ComodoDragon, Waterfox, etc);
  • Internet Explorer -  in this menu, you must click on Install.
    Note: if the intergation to a browser was installed you can repeat to click on gray item "Installed". There will be a re-integration (repair) to a browser.
Attention:  strongly recommended after reintegration (installation), your must  restart browser.
Some integration mistakes and ways to solve them see here.
After integration to browsers: Chrome, Chrome clones, Firefox  AntDM icon appears in toolbar. When you click on this icon then the popup window opens.
ON -  means that the extension is in working order. You can benefit from the automatic download.
If the automatic download does not fire to download a file, please check that the file type is present in the list in the settings (see File Types).
If you click on it, OFF activates and its operation is stopped. (automatic mode and video capture is suspended). The logo icon will change the look with  on .
Video ON - means that the extension is in working condition for the videos. When playing a video, on a website, the video button will be displayed. If video OFF, the video button is not displayed but automatic downloads are still enabled. The logo icon will change the look with  on .
For Chromium clones, it is possible to switch the video capture mode Video Button or Video Box.
Tip: In most cases, video capture can be turned off because it uses significant resources to track links and search for playback frames. If you see that your browser can quicker work, then switch off  Video OFF switcher and turn on it only if it is necessary to capture video links.
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