i. Browser Integration:
Most of the other download managers uses browser plugins (extensions to be more accurate) to integrate with the browser.
The extension gets installed on the browser and uses browsers api to monitor and capture downloads.
a. For each browser need an extension written for it.
b. Whenever a new version of the browser is released with major changes the extension may become incompatible with the browser.
c. Download managers can provide extensions for only a handful popular browsers only.... read more