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- The Internet download manager is a powerful tool for downloading videos from youtube.
- To download videos with IDM in chrome, you need to check that the IDM extension is properly working in your chrome browser.
- You need to start playing the video in your browser.
- Then IDM will show a video download panel and offer you to download this video.
- Click on this panel to start downloading.
- IDM will offer you all video formats and qualities that are available for the video.
IDM is a simple yet powerful download tool for Windows. With its instinctive graphical user interface, IDM allows you to quicken your downloads from the internet by up to 5 times. Many people use IDM to download youtube videos, but sometimes they might face problems that IDM is not working on youtube. That’s why in this article, I am going to share how to download youtube videos with IDM in chrome and the possible reason why IDM is not working in youtube.
How to Download YouTube Video Using IDM
IDM is a very easy-to-use online downloading program. With IDM, you are permitted to record and download videos from YouTube and other famous sites. Here are the steps to download YouTube with IDM.
Downloading And Installing Internet Download Manager
Step1: Download the latest version of Internet Download Manager, close all browsers, and start installing.
Download link: http://www.internetdownloadmanager.com/download.html
Step2: After finishing the entire installation process, open your browser, involving Internet Explorer, Opera, Apple Safari, Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, etc. Then there will pop up a message “IDM Integration add-on or extension is ready to activate.” If you do not see this information, then restart the computer and try again.
Now you are all set to download youtube videos using IDM in windows 10.
Downloading Youtube Videos Using IDM In Windows 10
If you have already installed IDM, but you do not see the IDM bar on youtube, you need to ensure that the IDM extension is active and working properly.
To check this, click on in the top right corner of the chrome browser.
A list of all extensions installed in your chrome browser will appear here. But if you don’t see the IDM extension here, click on “Manage Extension.”
Here you can see the IDM integration module; turn it on if it is not active.
After activating it, you are all set to download your favorite youtube video using IDM.
Step1: Open youtube. Find anyone YouTube video; you will find a “Download This Video” button near the video.
Step2: Click the button; you can choose the resolution and format of the video in the drop-down list. But these options are confined to the video itself; that is to say, if the highest resolution of the video is 480P, then you cannot download a higher resolution than 480P.
Step3: Choose the resolution that you want and click on it. IDM will show a pop-up asking you to confirm the download. There click on “Start download.”
Why IDM is not working in YouTube?
Many people face problems in downloading youtube video with IDM. If IDM is not working in your youtube the possible reason is that the IDM integration module is not active in your chrome or you haven’t installed IDM extension in your broswer.