How to download files by using Internet Download Manager

There are instances where you’ll consider using a download manager when downloading files from, and one of which is that you want to be able to download the file with the shortest time possible.

However, what if you’re not familiar with how to use a download manager with We’re here to help. In this article, we’ll teach you how.

Installing the Download Manager

First and foremost, you have to install the download manager you are planning to use. Likewise, make sure to enable browsing monitor.

Using the Download Manager

Depending on the download manager you have, chances are, once you click a file in your browser, you’ll be prompted with a question asking if you want to open the file or save it to your computer. If you choose “Save,” you’ll be directed to a “Save As” window where you can control where you should be saving your file on your computer. On the other hand, if you choose “Open” it will skip this step and you’ll be brought to the downloading window instead. Likewise, you’ll also see several choices on the bottom half of the window where you’ll enjoy a quick access to several commands.


Once you have picked where you want your file to be saved, the download window will appear. Here, you’ll see the status of the download, including the size of file, how much your download manager has downloaded, how much time left, and so on. You have the option to pause and resume the download here. Wherein, the resume button turns into a pause button when the download is already working. Similarly, with the “Options” button, you’ll get a list of choices, including setting the file to “run” once the download is completed.

Completing the Download

If you have clicked the save option on the “Save/Open window above, once your download has been completed, your download manager will show a tip window. Click on the text or image and you’ll be able to run or open the file. You can also click the little buttons to access the folder where it was downloaded, and right clicking would allow you to choose how it will be shown.


There are also several options which you can utilize when using the download manager.
1. Set the download speed to – Here, you’ll be able to set the ideal speed at which you want your download to be done.
2. Simultaneous download – You have the option to determine how many downloads you want to make through the use of different servers all at once.
3. Continuous downloads by website – With this, you’ll be able to customize and select how many simultaneous downloads can be made from each server while the other remains in the queue. However, do note that if you want to enjoy this, you should register for a premium account.
4. Delete completed files when exiting – This would remove all the download files from the list once you close the program. You also have the option to turn this off if you want. Also, if the file has a password logged, it’s advisable to make sure this option is turned off.

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