Some of the important features of the Elite Download Manager addon are listed below. This is followed by an overview of this addon. This summary contains few words about the addon, its function, and its features. Next is FAQ, this section is useful to get information about how this addon works in your browser. If you couldn’t find a specific answer, please fill the bug report form on this page or the contact form on the homepage to let us know about your question. Following the FAQ, is the bug report form. It is designed to collect user feedbacks and bugs about this addon. Users can suggest improvements or feature requests through this form too. The next section is for submitting comments about this addon which uses the Facebook comments plugin. The last section is dedicated to reports submitted through the GitHub website. We hope the information provided on this page, could help you get all the basics you need about this addon and enable you to have a better experience with Elite Download Manager.
In short, Elite Download Manager gives you access to all downloads from toolbar popup!.
6 Reasons to Use Elite Download Manager
Gives you access to all your downloads from toolbar popup.
Has several buttons to manage downloaded items.
Toolbar icon changes according to the downloading items.
To operate with this addon, when downloading an item, simply open toolbar popup and manage desired downloads.
Has desktop notifications for informing the user when a download is completed.
Available for all browsers and platforms.
This video gives you an idea of how the extension works in your browser.
Frequently Asked Questions
1. What is Elite Download Manager?
Elite Download Manager is a multi-browser addon that lets you easily access to the download tab from toolbar popup UI. Moreover, you can manage all downloads without opening the download tab in your browser. Using this addon could save you time while you are browsing as it gives you a quick access to all your downloaded items from toolbar popup UI. Please note that, what happens in toolbar popup UI gets updated in the download tab simultaneously and vise-versa. There are also several buttons for each item within the toolbar popup which are explained in details in the following FAQ items. This addon is available for all browsers and platforms except mobile OS. In future versions, support for mobile browsers will be added.
2. How can I operate with Elite Download Manager?
In order to operate with this addon, first, start a download and then open toolbar popup UI and start managing the downloading item(s). Whatever you can do in the browser download-tab is also available in the popup UI. Plus, you get extra functions within the UI (explained below).
3. How can I download the source code for Elite Download Manager?
To download the source code for this extension from Chrome Web Store, it is recommended to use Extension Source Downloader. With this addon, you can download the source code as a ZIP or CRX format to your machine. If you want to download the source code from the Firefox addons store, please open the firefox download link (if available) in the Firefox browser and then right-click on the - Add to Firefox - button and select - Save Link As... - item. Choose the destination folder on your machine and then save the file in XPI format. You can then rename the XPI format to a RAR or ZIP file. Some extensions may have a GitHub repo address, which you can use to download the source code as well. But, it may not be the latest version of the addon. Therefore, downloading the source code from the official web stores is the best option as it always gives you the latest version of the addon.
4. What options are available for each downloaded item?
For each downloaded item, there are several functions available. From left to right, the first item is file icon. Please note that if the addon cannot detect the icon, a default download icon will be placed instead. Next, there is a separator line which updates its color based on the download status. For example, if a download is complete, the color is green and if it is cancelled this color will be red. Next three items are play, pause and stop buttons for resuming a download, pausing or canceling a downloading item. Next place is for showing information regarding the current download. All the information are self-explanatory in this section. On the right there are four buttons to manage the download folder. From top to bottom, there is open button to open the download folder. Next, there is erase button to clear the current item from the list (popup UI). Third button is for opening the referrer URL (the website in which the download exists) and the last button is for deleting the download file from disk. Please note that pressing on this button will permanently removes the file from disk. A confirm dialog box will be shown upon pressing the delete button.
5. What happens if I erase an item from the list?
When you erase an item from the popup, the listing for this item will be cleared, however, the item itself is still available in your computer. If you want to remove the item from disk, please press on the trash button. Please note that this operation will permanently removes the files from disk and this operation is irreversible.
6. What happens if I delete an item from the popup?
As mentioned above, when you delete an item, it will be permanently removed from the disk. A confirm dialog box will also be shown when you click on the trash icon.
7. What is the message shown next to the file name?
This message is related to the current download status. For example, if a download is canceled a red - canceled - text will be shown.
8. What is the text shown below the file URL?
These are information related to the current download. From left to right, the first item is the time left to finish the current download. Next is the current speed and the last item shows the downloaded bytes.
9. Can I search for an item within the popup UI?
Yes, you can search for desired items within the popup UI. Just type-in a keyword and the related item(s) will be shown. Please note that only the items that are matched to the keyword are shown and all others are hidden.
10. What are the two buttons at the top right corner within the popup UI?
Folder button at the top right corner is for opening the containing folder where downloads are located. The eraser button next to it is for erasing the items within the popup UI. Please note that, this button only clears the list and does not delete any file from the actual disk (hard drive).
11. Does this addon has any settings or options page?
No, this addon does not have a separate options page. All you need is available within the popup UI.
12. Is this addon available for mobile devices?
No, as mentioned above, currently this addon is only available for desktop machines. But in future, it will be released for mobile devices as well.
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