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How to install IDM Internet download manager on Mac

IDM for Mac

How to install IDM (Internet download manager) in Mac OS X? How to run IDM on Mac? That is obviously possible with my tutorial.

Firstly, What is the best IDM Alternative for Mac?

Folx Pro 4 seems to be the best alternative to IDM for Mac OS X. By using same mechanism as Internet download manager, Folx pro also splits the downloads into ten different threads to maximize download speed. It comes in the following great key features:

  • Split downloads: Folx splits the targeted downloads into ten different threads to optimize the download speed
  • Schedule downloads: schedule the downloads in advance
  • Smart speed adjustment: download speed is automatically adjusted if users need to share internet speed for other softwares or activities on Mac
  • Torrent client: Folx Pro 4 a powerful torrent client
  • Search the web: Users are able to search the web for torrents directly from Folx Pro
  • iTunes integration: integrate Folx with iTunes so all of your downloaded music and videos can automatically go right into your iTunes library

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Is it possible to get IDM for Mac? Yes!

Seriously, you can get IDM for Mac too by using either Crossover or WINESKIN. How to install IDM on Mac using Wineskin? Look at this instruction. Here is how to get IDM run under Mac OS X through Crossover.

Install IDM into MacOS

Crossover is designed to help running Windows softwares under Mac OS X. Take the Following 2 steps.

Step 1. Download tools for installing IDM in MacOS

We need 2 tools to be ready for the processes: Crossover and Internet Download Manager.

Download CrossOver Pro

We share the Latest CrossOver Pro in our another topic here.


Download IDM Full Version

This is the Portable one (Fully activated).

Internet Download Manager 6.29 Build 2 Full + Portable [Fix Fake Serial Clean 100%]:

IDM-6.29.2.Ver.2.zip   (download)
6.95 MB


If the above does not work, IDM 6.27 Full version still work very well on too many others.


Step 2. Installing Processes

  • Run Crossover to install window softwares in Mac OS X, Click On “Install Windows Softwares” button. You then will be able to install the IDM.


3. At the result, this is the full interface of IDM on Mac

The following screenshot was made longtime ago with the IDM 6.17.

IDM on Mac

Other keys should be solved with this tutorial:

  • How to run IDM on Mac

  • How to use IDM on Mac

  • How to run window softwares in Mac OS X

  • How to setup IDM in Mac OS X

  • Download IDM for Mac

  • How to get IDM for Mac

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Amrit Shahi
6 years ago

Can you tell me if its possible to crack idm 6.23 using crossover?

Nitin Sharma
Nitin Sharma
5 years ago
Reply to  Amrit Shahi

Hi Amit,
Can you plz let me know if iDM really works on MAC without manually adding URL in idm.
I mean does it capable of automatically fetching url from youtube videos & download same for us

6 years ago

is the autograb video or audio work fine ?

William Grone
William Grone
5 years ago

yeah, almost like on windows platform.

Jimmy Smith
Jimmy Smith
5 years ago

Thank you. It worked for me.

Lisa Sansone
Lisa Sansone
5 years ago
Reply to  Jimmy Smith

is this only for Mac?

Jason Gallo
Jason Gallo
5 years ago
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Beth Fritz
Beth Fritz
5 years ago
Reply to  Lisa Sansone

you can give it a try on windows.

Shams Ali
Shams Ali
4 years ago

A great post mate keep it up. here is a latest IDM installation guide for newbies and new download link for all users

Rizwan Ali
Rizwan Ali
4 years ago

The link has been disabled.

Can you please share a new link?

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