Best Internet Download Manager/Accelerator

This is the best download manager you can buy. You can also download video and audio from video and audio streaming websites like youtube, metacafe, vimeo, google video, hulkshare, soundcloud and many more sites like that. Using scheduling function you can queue your downloads and schedule it run at certain time.Using site grabber you can download all the picture,music,video from a website.

Internet Download Manager (IDM) is a tool to increase download speeds by up to 5 times, resume and schedule downloads. Comprehensive error recovery and resume capability will restart broken or interrupted downloads due to lost connections, network problems, computer shutdowns, or unexpected power outages. Simple graphic user interface makes IDM user friendly and easy to use.Internet Download Manager has a smart download logic accelerator that features intelligent dynamic file segmentation and safe multipart downloading technology to accelerate your downloads. Unlike other download managers and accelerators Internet Download Manager segments downloaded files dynamically during download process and reuses available connections without additional connect and login stages to achieve best acceleration performance.

Internet Download Manager supports proxy servers, ftp and http protocols, firewalls, redirects, cookies, authorization, MP3 audio and MPEG video content processing. IDM integrates seamlessly into Microsoft Internet Explorer, Netscape, MSN Explorer, AOL, Opera, Mozilla, Mozilla Firefox, Mozilla Firebird, Avant Browser, MyIE2, and all other popular browsers to automatically handle your downloads. You can also drag and drop files, or use Internet Download Manager from command line. Internet Download Manager can dial your modem at the set time, download the files you want, then hang up or even shut down your computer when it’s done.

Other features include multilingual support, zip preview, download categories, scheduler pro, sounds on different events, HTTPS support, queue processor, html help and tutorial, enhanced virus protection on download completion, progressive downloading with quotas (useful for connections that use some kind of fair access policy or FAP like Direcway, Direct PC, Hughes, etc.), built-in download accelerator, and many others.

The link for download and buying is provided below



Internet download manager configuration. There are a lot of configuration you can do in IDM. Some are explained below. For most of the configuration you can figure out

In general tab,

  • you can select if IDM can launch at Windows Startup.
  • “use advanced browser integration” is required to capture download link from web browser .

In general tab, there is “Customize keys to force or prevent downloading with IDM. As shown above you can assign keys like “Alt,Shift,Ctrl” to prevent downloading or force downloading with IDM.

In file types tab,

  • you can edit,add,remove file types which you want to start downloading automatically.
  • you can also edit,add,delete websites from which you don’t want to start automatic download.

In save to tab,

  • you can select default download directory where the downloaded files will be stored after completion.
  • you can also select “temporary directory” where incomplete downloaded files are stored.

In connection tab,

  • You can set “connection speed/type” to what internet speed/type you have on your computer. In my opinion it doesn’t cause any effect.
  • More important is the setting “Default max connection no.”. It represents how many connection your computer make to the website/fileserver to download a single file. It is recommended the you set it not more than 4.

In sounds tab,

  • you can assign sound to occurrence of events like (completion of download,download failed…).

In dial up/vpn tab,

  • If you have a dial up or vpn internet connection then you can use these settings. If your internet connection drops or is not available then IDM will try to redial/Dial up to get the internet connection.

In proxy tab,

  •  here you can use http,https,socks proxy server to download your files.

You can get more support information at this link

IDM browser integration problem

It may happen that even you have installed IDM and configured it correctly then also IDM may not be able to catch download link or start downloading automatically.

In that case click on the link below. Select your browser at the right side . Then click on question “IDM integration does not work. What should I do?” and follow the instruction.


When you play any video on the internet like youtube. Then “Download this video ” appears at top right of the video. Here you can select  resolution or quality of the video you want to download.

Thanks for your precious time. I hope this article will help in making your internet life better.