screenshotDownload with Transmission  |  Download Easily download torrents via transmission client from your browser.

Some of the important features of the Download with Transmission 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 Download with Transmission.

In short, Download with Transmission is a lite addon that let you easily send torrent magnet-links or hash-codes from your browser to the transmission client. Please check the YouTube tutorial below to get an idea of how this addon works in your browser. If you want to contribute to the developement of this addon, please fork it on GitHub, and push your changes to a named branch. Moreover, you can review all the comments made on GitHub commits.

4 Reasons to Use Download with Transmission

  • Send magnet links and hash codes from your browser to the transmission client.

  • Has a right-click menu item to send torrent links.

  • Has several settings to adjust from the options page.

  • Available for chrome, opera and firefox browsers on all operating systems.

YouTube Tutorial

This video gives you an idea of how the extension works in your browser.

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Frequently Asked Questions

  • 1. What is Download with Transmission?

    Download with Transmission addon let you easily send torrent links (magnets or hash codes) from your browser to the transmission client on your machine. Simply right-click on a torrent link and then click on the - Download with Transmission – context menu item. Please note that, in order to work with this addon you need to have transmission software on your machine. There are also several settings in the addon which you can adjust.

  • 2. What is transmission client?

    Transmission client is a type of software used for downloading and uploading files via the BitTorrent protocol. It allows users to share and download files from other users on the network. Transmission clients typically have features such as bandwidth control, scheduling, and torrent creation, and can run on a variety of platforms, including desktop computers, laptops, and mobile devices. It is written for almost all operating systems including Windows, Mac and Linux. In addition to downloading and uploading files, a Transmission client can also provide information about the status of a download or upload, including the download speed, the number of seeds and peers, and the amount of data transferred. Some Transmission clients also have a built-in search function that allows users to search for torrents directly from the client. Using a Transmission client is a common way to download and share files using the BitTorrent protocol. It allows users to easily download and upload files from other users on the network, and provides a range of useful features for managing downloads and uploads. To get more info about transmission software please visit this page.

  • 3. How can I download the source code for Download with Transmission?

    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. How can I work with this addon?

    As mentioned above, before using the addon please make sure you have transmission client on your machine. Once the addon is added to your browser, please open a page with torrent links. Then right-click on a link and select - Download with Transmission - from the context-menu item. The addon sends the torrent link to the transmission client on your machine and download will be started automatically. Please note that, you can set the download to be paused or not from the options page.

  • 5. Can I download all torrent files with this addon?

    Yes, you can download any torrent file, either magnet or hash code with this addon. Please note that, if you click on an invalid link, the addon will notify you about the error in the notification panel on your machine.

  • 6. How can I disable this add-on?

    If you want to permanently disable the addon, please head to the extensions tab in your browser and then click on the disable button.

  • 7. What settings are available in the options page?

    Within the options page you have 7 different settings to adjust. Settings #1 is for pausing new download tasks. By default, when you send a link to transmission, is will be downloaded automatically. When you mark option #1, the new task will be - paused - when adding to transmission client. Options #2 and #3 are related to ip and port settings. This settings are used to connect the addon with the transmission client. If you want to change these settings, please make sure to adjust them in the transmission client as well. Option #4 is for the path to transmission software. Option #5 is the command to add torrent files. Options #6 and #7 are the username and passwords to connect the addon with the transmission client. By default, no username and password is required. But you can set them in the transmission software at any time.

  • 8. Why option #2 (ip address) is disabled in the options page?

    Currently this option is disabled, and this is because the addon only has permission to access localhost ( In order to add different hosts, the addon needs more host permissions but, this is currently not implemented. In future support for different hosts will be added.

  • 9. Can I connect this addon to different torrent downloaders?

    No, this addon only works with transmission client. For other softwares you need to install different addons.


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