IDM is one of my favorite download manager that I use. Users love this because of the 10X downloading speed. IDM provides a more convenient feature of downloading, it never corrupts files. We all know Google Chrome and Firefox don’t provide better downloading.
IDMGCEXT.crx is removed from the Google Chrome extension directory, then the IDM extension doesn’t work. Due to this, We’re not able to download youtube videos and other data. Whatever, If your IDM extension (IDMGCEXT.crx File) has been removed from Google chrome, Don’t worry, You can add it again.
Enable IDM Extension for Chrome with IDMGCEXT.crx
Note ⇒ If you’re thinking to Download IDMGCEXT.crx to Enable IDM extension on chrome. Therefore, You must know that IDMGCEXT.crx is not downloadable file, It’s Extension CRX file that already stored in IDM installation Directory. Hence, You can get IDMGCEXT.crx file inside the IDM Installation Directory but if you have to download as well, So, you can do it from given the link below.
IDMGCEXT.crx download ⇒ Here
1. First of all, Open IDM’s settings, then General settings, and make sure all capture downloads box should be check, It’ll allow capturing downloads links.
2. Next, Go to the Following Location:
C>Program Files (×86)>Internet Download manager>IDMGCExt.crx
3. Now Open your Chrome Browser and Dropdown the IDMGCExt.crx file on the Chrome extension Root directory, then Add Extension and then enjoy.
If the previous method is not working, then follow this Method.
1. Go to the C>Program Files (×86)>Internet Download manager>Copy “IDMEdgeExt” folder and paste on Desktop.
2. Then open the folder and delete the folder called “metadata”.
3. Now Open your chrome browser and then extension menu and select Developer mode then click on Load Unpacked Extension.
4. Now add IDMEdgeExt folder here and enable your IDM extension for chrome.
In case, If both methods do not work, Simply clear all Browser data and Reinstall IDM. In other words, You can again install IDM, if still not working yet.
Hopefully, IDM Extension is working properly now.