Google Chrome comes with a default download manager to manage your downloads. But that is not satisfactory. This is the reason, download manager extensions for Chrome exists. I have tested several download managers extensions and found few good Chrome Download manager extensions to try. Along with just managing normal downloads, these extension can also download video files and audio files from websites that do not give direct download links. Few of these websites can work as Facebook video downloaders. Few can download videos from Instagram. So, you should know about these extensions.
Here is the list of best Download manager for Google Chrome.
Best Google Chrome Download Managers
1. Download Manager
Download Manager is the best download manager extension you can try on Google Chrome. It adds an icon in omnibar to manage your download. The interface is clean and it allows you to search for your downloads. You also gets desktop notifications when download completes. Just click on that icon and see remaining time of download, progress and option to pause or resume the download. You also have keyboard shortcuts for all those tasks for making things faster.
2. Chrono Download Manager
Chrono Download Manager is another excellent download manager to manage your downloads on Chrome. It is tightly integrated with Chrome. You have option in context menu, toolbar button and keyboard shortcut.
It ca download images in bulk, detect all links, images, audio and videos on a web page. You can also use regular expressions to filter URLs by file type. It totally overrides the default download manager, uses table to organize your downloads, gives you one click option to browse and manage your downloads. You can pause, resume, restart your download. Searching is also easy. You also get desktop notifications for download competition or interruptions.
3. Download Master
Download Master is another nice tool to download and manage content while browsing the web on Chrome. You can download by clicking on the any file link and then select Download Master. It also adds an icon in omnibus to manage things. If you want to download multiple files linked on a web page, you can also do that.
It can also download videos. When you visit a web page supported by this extension, extension button will be changed. Click on it to download the video.
When I tried this on MacOS, it didn’t work. So, Mac Users should avoid downloading this.
4. Download’em All
Download’em All is a simple extension that allows you download everything from a web page. It can download linked HTML pages, PDF and Image files. So, download your current tab’s files with one click. If you want something like this, install this extension.
5. Flash Video Downloader
Flash Video Downloader can download videos fro most of the websites. It supports over 99% of websites. After downloading this extension, you jus need to visit websites where you want to download the video. Then just click on extension to check for the various resolutions to download from. Select the one you want to download. It can download videos from all the social media sites including Twitter, Facebook, Instagram etc. It doesn’t work on YouTube.
If you want to download videos from social media websites, you should try this.
6. Social Video Downloader
As the name suggests, Social Video Downloader allows you download videos from social media websites. It is basically for Facebook and is being offered by fbdownloader.info. While browsing Facebook, it shows a download button just below the video and allows you download videos in one click. You can also share the download link with friends.
7. Free Download Manager
Free Download Manager is the extension of popular desktop download manager Free Download Manager. So, you can manage your Chrome downloads and accelerate them. If you use Free Download Manager, you should also install this extension to boost your downloads and manage your download files.
8. Chrome Download Manager
Chrome Download Manager is also a similar kind of tool that allows you to control, easily access and manage all files in your Chrome download folder. You can check download status, manage downloads directly from the Chrome extension bar.
9. Video Downloader professional
As the name suggests, this extension is also for download videos from different websites. After installing this extension, you just need to browse the web normally. When you visit a website with video, click on Video Downloader professional icon on omnibar. It will show you link to download videos on the web page.
10. InstaG Downloader
InstaG Downloader is for downloading Instagram content. Not just videos, you can save broadcasts, stories, posts and videos. If you are Instagram addicted, try this. After installation, visit the profile from where you want to download the content. You will see the download links on profile and posts.
There are lots of other similar download manager extensions for Google Chrome. If you want to download content from web pages and manage your downloads, you can install any of these extensions depending on your need. These extensions work well and allows you download content easily.
If you know any other good Chrome download manager, you can let me know. I will surely try that.