A simple extension for your Google Chrome browser that enables all the downloads in the browser to be redirected to the Neat Download Manager application.
Web browsers come with their own download manager but you can also opt to use a third-party tool to obtain better download speeds and higher control over your downloads.
Neat Download Manager is one of the available options and, while other similar tools come with automatic integration in the popular web browsers, this particular download manager requires you to install a dedicated extension to be able to intercept files you download. In the following, we will talk about the Neat Download Manager addon for Chrome.
Sends all the Chrome downloads to Neat Download Manager
The extension is easily installed in the Google Chrome browser and is ready to use in no time. In fact, once the setup is complete, you should be able to see its new icon placed in the browser’s toolbar.
You will soon discover that clicking on it does actually nothing but, as long as the extension is active in Chrome, all the downloads you initiate in the browser are automatically redirected to the Neat Download Manager desktop application. Needless to say, it is mandatory for the latter to run in the background on your computer.
Access to website data is required
Navigating to the extension’s options, you will discover the few available options of Neat Download Manager for Chrome. In fact, you must authorize it to read data on the websites you visit for It to be able to capture downloads via Chrome. This can either happen on mouse click, on specific websites only, or on all the sites, the latter being the default configuration.
Additionally, the application can be allowed access to file URLs. What’s more, you can also configure it to run in the incognito mode of Chrome but, for security reasons, this is not recommended.
Allows browser integration for Neat Download Manager
The Neat Download Manager for Chrome is not in itself a download manager but more of a helper for the same sake native desktop application, allowing all the downloads you access in Chrome to be automatically sent to Neat Download Manager. In other words, there is no point in installing it unless you are using the Neat Download Manager desktop application.
We at AppsForMyPC have tested and used Neat Download Manager for Chrome and it worked pretty smoothly 🙂 🙂