A lite and multi-threaded download utility with aria2 engine.
Multi-threaded Download Manager is a simple and yet powerful add-on that allows you to easily download files with a multi-threaded technique right from your browser to your machine (windows, linux or mac).
It uses an open-source software called "aria2" as its core According to aria2 website (https://aria2.github.io/), it is a lite multi-protocol and multi-source command-line download utility. It supports HTTP/HTTPS, FTP, SFTP, BitTorrent and Metalink.
This add-on uses nativeMessaging (https://developer.chrome.com/apps/nativeMessaging) technology to communicate with aria2 utility on your machine. Before using this add-on, you need to have aria2 executable on your system. You also need the native-client patch in order to build the communication between aria2 and your browser.
First, please visit this (https://github.com/aria2/aria2/releases) page in order to download and install aria2 engine on your system.
Then, please visit this (https://github.com/alexmarcoo/open-in-native-client/releases) GitHub repo and download the related native-client patch for your machine. Follow the instruction in the above GitHub page in order to install the patch in your system. After installing, the "Multi-threaded Download Manager" add-on in your browser, can communicate with aria2 client on your machine (Window, Linux or Mac).
If you have a feature request, or found a bug to report, please fill the bug report form in the add-on's homepage (http://mybrowseraddon.com/multithreaded-download-manager.html).