Motrix WebExtension

Motrix WebExtension

WebExtension for Motrix download manager

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What is Motrix WebExtension?

Motrix WebExtension is a Chrome extension that enables users to automatically direct all downloads to the Motrix Download Manager. This utility replaces the browser's standard download manager, providing a more efficient, streamlined experience. Please note, Motrix must be operating in the background for the extension to function appropriately. The open-source nature of this project allows for community contributions and issue reporting, positively impacting its continued development and optimization.

Rating: 3.20 (46)
Version: 23.8.5 (Last updated: 2023-10-24)
Creation date: 2021-09-19
Risk impact: Moderate risk impact
Risk likelihood: Very low risk likelihood
Manifest version: 3
  • downloads
  • downloads.shelf
  • notifications
  • storage
  • contextMenus
  • offscreen
  • cookies
Host permissions:
  • <all_urls>
Size: 333.82K
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Motrix WebExtension
Motrix WebExtension (v23.8.5)
2.54 (24) 944
Not available on Edge

This WebExtension allows you to automatically download all the files via Motrix Download Manager instead of your browser's native download manager.

Please read the documentation before using the extension:

Motrix needs to be running in the background for this extension to work. This extension cannot launch Motrix automatically if it is not already running, due to API limitations. You can download the motrix download manager from here:

Feel free to report issues at: Make sure that you are not filing a duplicate issue. This is an opensource project. Your contributions can make a difference.

User reviews
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  • Alternative to Internet Download Manager (IDM) for some users
  • Works well with certain browsers and operating systems
  • Can improve download speed
  • Difficult to set up for some users
  • Does not support grabbing like IDM
  • Does not always work on different browsers like Edge or Opera
Most mentioned
  • Comparison to IDM
  • Settings and setup process
  • Compatibility with different browsers
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Risk impact

Motrix WebExtension may not be safe to use and it requires some risky permissions. Exercise caution when installing this extension. Review carefully before installing.

Risk likelihood

Motrix WebExtension has earned a good reputation and can be trusted.

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