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      Properties Dialog Properties Dialog
      Main Window Main Dialog
      Starting Downloads Starting Downloads
         Automatic Mode Automatic Mode
         Right Click in IE Right Click in IE
         Drag and Drop Drag and Drop
         Add URL Button Add URL Button
         Clipboard Lincs Clipboard Links
         Import Downloads Import Downloads
         Command line
      Options Dialog Options Dialog
      Scheduler Dialog Scheduler Dialog
      About Dialog About Dialog
      Registration Dialog Registration Dialog
      Quick Update Quick Update

   IDM Grabber
      Grabber wizard Grabber wizard
      Action Dialog Action Dialog
      Settings Settings
      Scheduler Scheduler


You may start downloads from command line using command line parameters

You may start IDM from the command line using the following parameters

idman /s

or idman /d URL [/p local_path] [/f local_file_name] [/q] [/h][/n] [/a]


/d URL - downloads a file

e.g. IDMan.exe /d ""

/s - starts queue in scheduler

/p local_path - defines the local path where to save the file

/f local_file_name - defines the local file name to save the file

/q - IDM will exit after the successful downloading. This parameter works only for the first copy

/h - IDM will hang up your connection after the successful downloading

/n - turns on the silent mode when IDM doesn't ask any questions

/a - add a file specified with /d to download queue, but don't start downloading

Parameters /a, /h, /n, /q, /f local_file_name, /p local_path work only if you specified the file to download with /d URL


C:\>idman.exe /n /d


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