An aria2 download task management extension for chromium based browser

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Aria2 for Chrome [中文]

Aria2 for Chrome is an extension that could export URLs to Aria2 to complete download and import AriaNG as a built-in management frontend.

How to use

First, download aria2 utility. Second, run it in the terminal (or cmd) with typing “aria2c –enable-rpc”. Third, enable auto-capture on the extension options page. The extension will then take over the download leading you to a high-speed download experience.

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  1. Auto capture browser download tasks
    • Capture notification
    • Supports magnet links
    • Switching auto-capture by shortcut (Default: Alt+A)
    • Manually setting all aria2 options before download
    • Filter task by the domain, file extensions or file sizes

      Filter priority: domain > file-ext > file-size, white-list > black-list

  2. Auto select aria2 RPC server by matching the preset download URL pattern

  3. Built-in Aria2 front-end AriaNG, multiple present styles: popup, new tab, new window

  4. Synchronize and store all settings on the cloud

  5. Supports zh-CN/zh-TW/en language

  6. Monitor aria2 download state via badge icon

  7. Export download tasks by context menu

  8. Receive download requests from other extensions

  9. Support shortcuts in the options page (Save:Alt+S Reset:Alt+R Download:Alt+J Upload:Alt+U)

  10. Auto-Export default RPC setting to AriaNG


Allow other extensions to use this extension as middleware to download files with Aria2.

const downloadItem = {
    url: "",
    filename: "image_from_sample.jpg",
    referrer: "",
    options: { 
        split: "10", // aria2 RPC options here
        xxxxx: "oooo"

chrome.runtime.sendMessage(`Aria2 for Chrome extension ID`, downloadItem)


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Tips & FAQs

Privacy policy

This extension just captures Chrome download task and related website cookies for the user’s specific connecting aria2 to download the network resource. Aria2 connection and config information will be just stored locally or uploaded to the user’s Google Cloud by choice. It will never collect any user’s personal data, or network activity nor share it with 3rd party.



Aria2-for-Chrome is licensed under GNU General Public License Version 3 or later.