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How to Download and Install Internet Download Manager IDM (for Beginners-Complete Introduction)

IDM or Internet Download Manager is software designed by an American Company Tonec, Inc. This software is a shareware software which helps you to manage and schedule your downloads. These download managers increase the download speed up to 5 times and give you faster and reliable downloading experience. This manager also manage to repair the broken downloads which are paused by any network issue or interrupted by some system breakdown.

IDM is a powerful download engine to receive internet data in the fastest way and for this; this engine uses a unique algorithm. It just downloads any data from just one click from your favorite website. Using defined download categories it organizes downloads automatically. This download manager can easily integrated into different browser such as Google Chrome, Firefox, Internet Explorer, Microsoft Edge, Opera, Safari and many others. It offers its extensions for these browsers.  IDM can be used on Window 11, 10, 8 and XP.

If you are interested in it, just free download Internet Download Manager for a 30-day trial to stop waiting for downloads.

Internet Download Manager for PC:

These are some easy steps to download IDM.

  1. First of all visit the official website of Internet Download Manager.
  2. Click the button of TRY IDM 30-Days FREE TRAIL to get the Installation file.
  3. You can also Scroll down to the following part and click the button to download Internet Download Manager. After this you will get the .exe file.

How to install?

After downloading the .exe file you can install the Internet Download Manager IDM on your windows 11, 10 and 8 respectively. These are some steps to install Internet Download Manager.

  1. Just double click on the downloaded .exe file and after this click YES to go on when asked in the User Account Control Dialog.
  2. Next you have to choose the language like English and click OK.
  3. Accept Internet Download Manager IDM License agreement.
  4. After accepting the License Agreement choose a path where you want to save the setup files. By default it selects, C:\Program Files (x86)\Internet Download Manager. You can also click the Browser to change the other location where you want to save.
  5. Click the Next>Next to start the installation process.

Wait for its installation it will give you a success notification after installation.

How to use it for downloading?

For downloading files via IDM you can click on Add URL, copy the direct download link to the URL section and click Start Download. You can go to given folder to find your downloaded file and here is in Downloads\Programs. Different categories store in different path.

Sometime downloads are interrupted so you can choose the option of resume. Beside that you can use the Scheduler feature to specify a time point for the download. You can also know about its more features by going on its official website.

IDM for Browsers:

You can download and install IDM on your PC for use or you can use an extension to be added to Google Chrome, Edge, Firefox and etc.

You can add IDM extension from these any browser from going on the more tools option and selecting Extension and searching the IDM there. If you are confused to how to integrate Internet Download Manager with Chrome, after searching   IDM extension click Add to Chrome > Add extension. After adding IDM extension to your web browser you can fast download videos. It is easy to do.

If you want to download any video from YouTube just go on the YouTube and you will see an option Download this video on the top of the video just click on that button it will open a wizard which asks you about the download quality and location of that file and after this click on the Start Download button. It will start downloading in the background and save that file on the location.

Removing IDM or uninstall it:

Sometime you need to delete or uninstall the download manager from your PC. For removing IDM extension from chrome goes to click the three-dot menu and choose More tools > Extensions, locate IDM Integration Module, and then click on Remove. 

To uninstall the IDM app, go to Control Panel and click Uninstall a program under Programs. Right-click on Internet Download Manager and choose Uninstall/Change. Choose Full to remove all of the manager modules.

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