Open With Internet Download Manager is a browser extension that enables you to open and download a desired item with an Internet Download Manager (IDM) application.
To operate with this addon you need a native-client patch to connect your browser with native IDM application in your OS. Please read the following to get more info on how to install native-client and operate with this add-on.
1) after installing the add-on, you need to connect it with native applications (i.e. IDM) on your machine. If you do not have IDM, please head to (internetdownloadmanager.com/download.html) and install IDM on your machine. Once you have IDM, you need to make the connection between IDM and your browser.
2) to make this connection, a separate patch is provided in GitHub. Please download and install this patch from: https://github.com/alexmarcoo/open-in-native-client/releases
Follow the instruction in the above GitHub repo to download and install the related patch to your system. After installing, the "Open With Internet Download Manager" add-on, your browser can communicate with IDM on your machine (i.e. Window OS).
3) before using the add-on, please open the option's page and make sure the path to IDM is correct based on your operating system. For example, the path to IDM in Window 10 is: C:\Program Files (x86)\Internet Download Manager\IDMan.exe
Next, please follow the below steps to open and download desired links in IDM.
a. right click on a download link and then click on the - Download with Internet Download Manager - from the context-menu.
b. IDM has several input arguments to enhance downloading desired files. The default argument for downloading is: /d. To get more info about other arguments please open the add-on option's page and read section arguments. Please note that, you need to add parameters comma separated, for example to automatically download a file write: "/d,/n" in the designated area.
c. you can set the IDM path in your machine from the options page.
To report any bug, please fill the bug report form in the add-on's homepage (https://mybrowseraddon.com/open-with-idm.html).