Download Tools - Multi threaded

Download Tools - Multi threaded

Multi-threaded download utility with aria2 engine for your browser!

What is Download Tools - Multi threaded?
'Download Tools - Multi threaded' is a robust Edge add-on that enhances your downloading experience by engaging the aria2 engine. This open-source utility supports HTTP/HTTPS, FTP, SFTP, BitTorrent, and Metalink protocols, making it a versatile tool in handling multiple downloads directly from your browser. The setup requires the aria2 client and a native-client patch to establish communication between the add-on and your system.
Users: 1,150 ▲ 18
Rating: 1.00 (1)
Version: 0.1.4 (Last updated: 2023-11-28)
Creation date: 2021-12-01
Risk impact: Low risk impact
Risk likelihood: Moderate risk likelihood
Manifest version: 3
  • storage
  • contextMenus
  • nativeMessaging
Size: 33.21K
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Download Tools - Multi threaded
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Download Tools is a simple and yet powerful add-on that allows you to easily download files with a multi-threaded technique in your browser.

It uses an open-source software called - aria2. According to the aria2 website (, it is a lite multi-protocol and multi-source command-line download utility. It supports HTTP/HTTPS, FTP, SFTP, BitTorrent and Metalink.

This add-on uses nativeMessaging technology to communicate with aria2 tool on your machine. Before using this add-on, you need to have aria2 executable on your system. You also need the native-client patch to build the communication between aria2 and your browser. Please visit this ( page to download and install the aria2 engine on your system.

Then, please visit this ( GitHub repo and download the related patch for your machine. Follow the instruction in the above GitHub page to install the patch in your system. After installing, download tools add-on in your browser can communicate with aria2 client on your machine (Window, Linux, or Mac).

If you have a feature request or found a bug to report, please fill the bug report form in the add-on's homepage (

User reviews
****. Doesn't work. doesn't pickup the items on a webpage.
by Travis, 2023-02-16
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Risk impact

Download Tools - Multi threaded is relatively safe to use as it requires very minimum permissions.

Risk likelihood

Download Tools - Multi threaded is probably trust-worthy. Prefer other publishers if available. Exercise caution when installing this add-on.

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