Installing the Download Manager

How to Install and Use the Download Manager For PC

Today I will guide you How to Install and Use the Download Manager for PC. The first time you encounter a link on a site that uses the Download Manager, you will be given the option to install the Download Manager. This page describes the Download Manager, including system requirements, as well as how to install and use.

What is the Download Manager ?

  • Like Internet Download Manager, the Download Manager lets you download larger files than some standard browsers allow. You can click to read IDM keygen by Windowsfreeapps.
  • You can pause and resume downloads at any time—even if you restart your PC or close your browser.
  • The Download Manager provides detailed information about download progress and success rates.
  • The Download Manager is an application from Akamai Technologies that provides faster, more flexible large‐file downloading than is normally available through browsers. Autodesk uses this application to make it easier to download large files.
  • If the website uses cookies to authenticate your download requests, the Download Manager will use those cookies the same way your browser would.

Installing the Download Manager For PC

The first time you click a link to a Download Manager‐enabled file, you will see the following dialog box:
Depending on the browser and platform you use, you may also be asked to accept a security certificate from Akamai Technologies, install ActiveX, or install the Sun Java Runtime Environment.

Installing the Download Manager For PC
Installing the Download Manager for PC

Depending on the browser and platform you use, you may also be asked to accept a security certificate from Akamai Technologies, install ActiveX, or install the Sun Java Runtime Environment.

If you want to install the Download Manager

  • Disable any pop‐up blockers and accept the security certificate from Akamai Technologies. Install ActiveX or Sun JRE, if needed.
  • Click the Download Now button, and the Download Manager will be automatically installed.

The Download Manager is now installed. Use the Save dialog box to specify where you want the file downloaded and click Save.
Once you install the Download Manager, every link on the Autodesk site that is Download Manager‐enabled will automatically use the Download Manager to speed your file downloads.

If you do not want to install the Download Manager

You can choose to skip the Download Manager for PC installation and download files in the standard way.

  • Do not accept the security certificate.
  • Click the Standard Download link in the Install the Download Manager pop‐up.

Using the Download Manager For PC

When the download begins, the Download Manager icon is placed on the desktop and the following window appears:

Using the Download Manager for PC
Using the Download Manager for PC

This window lists all the current downloads. You can download several files at the same time, and you can select files on which to take further actions, such as pausing or canceling.

  • Pause/Resume—Toggles between pausing a download and resuming. You can select a file to pause or to resume downloading if previously paused. If you click Pause, the button changes to Resume.
  • Cancel— Removes a file from the download list and stops downloading it.
  • Details— Shows a dialog box that displays the download progress, how much time is left to complete the download, and the file transfer rate.
  • Exit— Pauses whatever downloads are in progress and closes the list window.

You can relaunch the Download Manager for PC and resume a download at any point, even after you turn the computer off and back on, by double‐clicking the Download Manager icon on the desktop to open the list window.

 

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