How to get IDM in Opera browser?

Opera is the most versatile and trendy browser on the internet. It has a lot of features and extensions but it may be little complicated for the newbies. Opera works like any other browser but with more versatility and professionalism. It comes with different search engines and mouse gestures. Opera users find it very friendly, but you have to give yourself a little time to learn the features and get used to the usability of the browser.

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Here we are going to guide you about adding the IDM extension to the Opera browser. IDM being the best internet accelerator is a preference of all the internet users if they are involved in too much downloading and surfing. IDM increases your internet speed up to 5 times by managing the bandwidth efficiently. There are other tools for the same purpose but none of them is as compatible and functional with this one.

IDM for Opera

IDM works for all the browsers, but each browser comes with a few restrictions and settings which you may have to alter in order to install new extensions and add-ons. Same is the case with IDM and Opera. Here are the steps you should follow to get the optimized results and successful installation of IDM extension.

  1. First of all, you must have IDM software in your system before you begin looking for extension installation.
  2. After you have downloaded IDM, open the Opera browser and click on the logo at the left corner of the screen. A drop-down menu will appear.
  3. Click Extension option.
  4. Look for the IDM folder in the program files of your system.
  5. Search for IDMGCExt.crx for Opera Mini. Select the file and drag to the Opera extension folder.
  6. Wait for a few moments and let the IDM extension installation complete.
  7. Once the installation completes, you will find the logo in the extension list.
  8. Close the tab and go to the settings of extension to set it to Default.

Now you can download the files in Opera through IDM. In case you want to download IDM extension for Opera house, you will need to follow the same process; with the same extension file.

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Opera is a well-known browser and IDM is a great internet accelerator. Adding the extensions is important for the browser and the tool to work together and help the user download the files easily and quickly. We hope this guide will be of great help to you.

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  1. Anuj Verma January 15, 2018

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