IBM Aspera Connect

IBM Aspera Connect

Enables high-speed Aspera transfers.

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What is IBM Aspera Connect?

IBM Aspera Connect is a popular Edge add-on by IBM Corp.. This add-on has 562,302 weekly active users and an average user rating of 3.60. The latest version,, was updated a year ago.

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Rating: 3.60 (21)
Version: (Last updated: 2022-02-15)
Creation date: 2021-06-07
Manifest version: 2
  • http://*/*
  • https://*/*
  • nativeMessaging
  • activeTab
Size: 83.75K
Risk impact: High risk impact
Risk likelihood: Low risk likelihood

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IBM Aspera Connect
IBM Aspera Connect (v5.0.0)
66 881,695
Not available on Firefox
This add-on enables the use of IBM Aspera Connect with Edge. This add-on requires the IBM Aspera Connect application, version 3.10.0 or newer.
User reviews
User reviews summary
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  • Fast transfer speeds for heavy files
  • Easy to use once properly installed
  • Works well with corporate servers
  • Difficult to install and set up
  • May not work with certain systems
  • Limited functionality and features
Most mentioned
  • Difficult installation process
  • Fast transfer speeds for heavy files
  • Limited functionality and features
  • Works well with corporate servers
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Risk impact

IBM Aspera Connect requires a number of risky 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 IBM Aspera Connect if you trust the publisher.

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Risk likelihood

IBM Aspera Connect has earned a fairly good reputation and likely can be trusted.

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