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2024 ▷ Install IDM Extension to Opera [Genuine Methods]

Introducing Opera, a fantastic browser choice for users like you and me who crave an ad-free web browsing experience without the hassle of installing third-party extensions. With Opera Turbo, you can even enjoy free VPN access to any website you visit.

But wait, there's more! Opera comes packed with a built-in ad blocker that not only enhances your browsing speed but also ensures a smoother online journey by eliminating pesky ads.

Now, let's talk about taking your Opera experience to the next level. Ever wished you could seamlessly integrate Internet Download Manager (IDM) with Opera?

Well, you're in luck! By adding IDM to Opera, you can unlock a plethora of download management features right within your browser interface.

How to Add IDM Extension in Opera

How to Add IDM Extension in Opera

Here are two simple methods to integrate IDM into your Opera browser:

Adding IDM in Opera via CRX File

Download the latest Internet Download Manager IDM Integration Module 6.42.3 IDMGCExt.crx [IDM CC] file to integrate IDM manually into Opera browser.

IDM Opera Extension CRX 102kb
  1. Launch your Opera browser and navigate to the extension tab.
  2. Drag and drop the IDMGCExt.crx file from IDM installation directory (typically found in C:\Program Files (x86)\Internet Download Manager) into the Opera extension tab.
    Adding IDM via CRX File
  3. IDM extension should appear on the page. Press on "Install" button.
  4. When installation confirmation dialog will appear, press on "Yes, install" button.
    Click on Yes, install
  5. Now, head to the details tab under the IDM integration module in the Opera extension settings. Enable "Allow access to all file URLs" to ensure IDM can efficiently handle all your download requests from Opera.

    If you want to use IDM integration in Private browsing mode as well, turn on "Allow in private mode" checkbox.
    IDM Integration Module extension settings opera

That's how you can configure IDM Integration Module to Opera browser manually.

Installing IDM via Chrome Web Store Link

Beware of fake IDM extensions on the Chrome Web Store. Only use the official "IDM Integration Module."

  1. Access the direct link to the "IDM Integration Module" on the Chrome Web Store: chrome.google.com/webstore/detail/idm-integration-module/ngpampappnmepgilojfohadhhmbhlaek
    Installing IDM via Chrome Web Store Link
  2. Click on the "Add to Opera" button and confirm the installation by clicking "Add Extension."
  3. Once installed, a new browser tab will open, confirming the successful installation of the IDM extension for Opera. You can close this tab.

Pro Tip: If you encounter a "Download interrupted with reason SERVER_BAD_CONTENT" error while installing the extension, make sure to update your Opera browser to the latest version for smooth installation.


How can I fix the IDM Opera extension if it's not working?

If you're facing issues with the IDM Opera extension, ensure that both Opera and IDM are updated to their latest versions. Additionally, double-check your extension settings in Opera to ensure proper integration with IDM.