How to install and activate Internet Download Manager Subscription?

September 27, 2019

Note: Please use the  software on 1 PC only, other wise your subscription will be blocked.

In the future you may use this link to get your download link automatically:

If you encounter any problems with IDM registration, please visit this page:

Note that if you have an OLD version of IDM (4.xx and earlier) installed, please download the full-featured version of IDM at first from the following location:

Installation Guide

Download IDM here, then run it and enter your activation key in the registration dialog. The registration menu item becomes disabled once you will have registered IDM.

Internet Download Manager Installation

Please don't mix 0 (zero) and O (ou), I (ai) and 1 (one) while typing your activation key in the registration dialog! COPY & PASTE your activation key!

Open e-mail I sent you, select your Activation Key Code, right click on it and pick "copy" menu item.

In IDM registration dialog, enter your persoanl data, right click in Activation Key- Serial Number field and pick "paste" menu item.

Internet Download Manager Installation Enter Serial Key

After the registration, pick Help->About from IDM main window. You should have the full version. Compare with the picture below.

Internet Download Manager Installation Complete Installation

Note that if you have an OLD version of IDM (4.xx and earlier) installed, please do the following 3 steps:

  • Download the full-featured version of IDM at first using the special link from your IDM registration e-mail. 

    If you lost your IDM registration e-mail, you may use this link to get your download link and S/N automatically: 

  • Open downloaded file, follow installation instructions. 

  • Register Internet Download Manager with your S/N


If you use Windows Vista or Windows 7, you may need to run IDM with administrator rights. Exit IDM (use "Tasks->Exit" menu item). Then right click on IDM launch icon in Windows programs launch menu and select "Run as administrator" (please look at the picture below). Then register IDM with your personal S/N, exit IDM again and launch it normally.

Internet Download Manager InstallationWin 7  







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