Speed up your downloads with Aria2, manage your download tasks easily.
What is Aria2 Explorer?
'Aria2 Explorer' is an Edge add-on designed to speed up and manage your downloads more effectively. By capturing browser download tasks and exporting them to the lightweight Aria2 utility via JSON-RPC interfaces, the extension enables multi-threaded and BitTorrent downloading directly in the Edge browser. The enhanced settings allow for advanced task filtering and cloud synchronization of settings, with autosave RPC settings to Aria2. It also includes a built-in Aria2 frontend - AriaNG, with multiple preset styles for user convenience.
Aria2-Explorer captures browser's download action and exports it to Aria2 via JSON-RPC interfaces to complete download task.
Aria2 is a lightweight multi-protocol & multi-source command-line download utility. It supports HTTP/HTTPS, FTP, SFTP, BitTorrent and Metalink.
- Download Aria2 utility: https://github.com/aria2/aria2/releases/latest
- Run it in the terminal (or cmd) with typing aria2c --enable-rpc.
- Install this browser extension.
- Enable auto-capture on the extension options page and configure others as you need.
(For Motrix user, please use http://localhost:16800/jsonrpc as the RPC URL)
After these steps, you could enjoy the multi-threads and BT download experience inside the Edge.
User reviews summary
- User-friendly interface
- Works well with Motrix
- Fast download speeds
- Issues with auto-blocking '.torrent' files
- Problems with staying connected
- Difficulties with downloading certain files
- Motrix compatibility
- Download speed issues
Aria2 Explorer is risky to use as it requires a number of sensitive permissions that can potentially harm your browser and steal your data. Exercise caution when installing this add-on. Review carefully before installing. We recommend that you only install Aria2 Explorer if you trust the publisher.
Aria2 Explorer is probably trust-worthy. Prefer other publishers if available. Exercise caution when installing this add-on.