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Download Manager Tweak

By andman42 Free Editors' Rating

Editors' Review

Download.com Staff Feb 27, 2009

While not exactly making earth-shattering changes, this Firefox extension takes your current version of Download Manager and offers small upgrades to bring it up a notch.

Download Manager Tweak gives you the option of viewing Download Manager in a separate window, as a sidebar, or as an extra tab. We especially liked the sidebar option so that you can keep an eye on your download progress while browsing at the same time. You can select which toolbar buttons you want to be visible, such as the Launch or Options button. Everything worked without any problems, and our downloads went off without a hitch. But beware: Clicking the Clean Up button will wipe the entire download history at once.

Though the changes this extension brings are few, we found that them all very useful. If you're looking to add a little oomph to your current version of Firefox's Download Manager, we recommend you give this extension a shot.

Full Specifications

What's new in version 0.9.5

General

Release December 8, 2010
Date Added December 8, 2010
Version 0.9.5

Operating Systems

Operating Systems Windows, Windows XP, Windows Vista
Additional Requirements Firefox 3.0 - 3.7a5pre

Popularity

Total Downloads 9,601
Downloads Last Week 0
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Developer's Description

A modification of the Firefox download manager that changes its appearance and allows it to be opened in a separate window, a new tab, or the sidebar.