Download Manager (S3) Alternatives

    Download Manager (S3) is described as 'View and manage downloads from a tidy statusbar' and is an app in the Web Browsers category. There are six alternatives to Download Manager (S3) for a variety of platforms, including Mac, Windows, Linux, Firefox and Pale Moon. The best alternative is Aria2 Download Manager Integration, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like Download Manager (S3) are Download Status Bar (Free), Chrome Download Manager (Free), Status-4-Evar (Free, Open Source) and Download Manager (Free, Open Source).

    This page was last updated Oct 19, 2021

    1. Features: 1. Replace Firefox's built-in download window directly, no need to click the download button in Firefox's built-in download window first or use the context menu to start a download. 2. It's able to send Headers (referrer, cookies) to Aria2
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    2. Download Status Bar manages every aspect of your downloads (Launch, Show, Scan, Send To, Rename, Checksum, Pause, Resume, Cancel, Clean, Delete), generates Statistics from your Download actions, keeps the History of your previous session downloads and much more.


      The extension is not compatible with Firefox 57 and later. Last version,, relesead in September 2016, still works on XUL-based Firefox forks like Waterfox and Pale Moon

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    3. Chrome Download Manager. Bring Google Chrome like Download shelf into Firefox. You can track download progress, open containing folder by default and manage all downloads like in Google Chrome provides.
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      • FreeOpen Source
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      • Windows
      • Linux
      • Waterfox
      • Pale Moon
      • Firefox
      That status bar was removed in Firefox 4.0. While some of the status bar items did find new homes, some did not, and you might not like where they ended up. There were also some nice innovations during the development of Firefox 4.


      The extension is currently not compatible with Firefox 57 and later. It still works on XUL-based Firefox forks like Waterfox and Pale Moon

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    4. Features: 1. nice, clean interface to easily access and view info of your downloads in a popup. 2. right click menu for every action on download item(see screenshot). 3. Search your downloads as soon as you start typing.
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    5. WX Download Status Bar adds a bar to the bottom of each page showing the progress and status of your downloads.
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