Whenever you play a video on YouTube, IDM shows a ‘Download this video’ button – this is called download panel-you can click on it to download the video to your computer . If the download panel is not appearing when the videos are playing in Chrome and you’ve not turned it off in IDM Settings, then here is what you need to do for it to visible again.
Update May 21, 2017: Since Chrome Plugins page has been removed, the below instructions won’t be useful. Don’t worry! We’ve got you covered. Ensure you’re using the latest IDM version, and Google Chrome & Advanced browser integration are checked in General preferences of IDM.
1 .Visit chrome://extensions page by clicking on menu > More tools > Extensions
2. Drag and drop IDMGCExt.crx from IDM directory onto Chrome extensions page for installing.
And confirm IDM extension is enabled after installation. That will fix the issue.
For more detailed steps, read: How to Install IDM Integration Extension in Google Chrome Manually
Fixing IDM is not showing Download this video Panel in Chrome
1. Visit Chrome://plugins page
2. Select ‘Always allowed’ under ‘Internet Download Manager plugin.
Note: Before trying the above fix, do the following.
Open IDM > Options > General, click on ‘Edit’ for ‘Customize Download panel in browsers’ and ensure on ‘For Web Players’ tab and ensure all file types are selected and don’t capture downloads from web-players automatically shouldn’t be checked.
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