How to Speed up idm Download Speed and Make idm Faster

If you are an Internet and computer geek, then you must know what is IDM (Internet Download Manager). This is a utility app which helps us to download multiple file at a time with better speed and it is used by millions of internet user over worldwide.
There are so many download managers available in the market but  still IDM is the best download manager among of them. It is well known for its downloading speed even in slow internet connection and also we can download torrent file using IDM. But some times many user are not satisfied with current downloading speed of IDM and they want to speed up idm download speed.
Increases IDM downloading speedIf you faced slow downloading speed of idm and looking for a solution then you are at right place because today in this article we are going to share some tricks and tweaks to maximize the downloading speed of IDM.

Steps To Increase Downloading Speed of  IDM

Changing Configuration of IDM

To change configuration of IDM you need to follow the below steps.

  • First of all open IDM and click on Downloads and then click on Options.
  • Now a new window will appear and Switch to Connection tab and select your internet connection as 10Mbs and click on Ok.

This trick will work for connections having speed of 10Mbs or above. If you are using less then 10Mbs connection then Select other as connection type and “999999bps” as speed.
Also Check: How to increases browsing speed of Firefox.

Editing Registry Key

  • Open IDM and go to Downloads>>>Options.
  • Now go to Connection tab and here select maximum connection number as 16.
  • After that open Run and type regedit and hit enter to open Registry Editor.
  • Now select HKEY_CURRENT_USER > Software > Download Manager.
  • Now navigate MaxConnectionsNumber from right pane of registry editor.
  • Now Double click on it and select Decimal and increase its value data up to 100.

But before doing anything with your windows registry you must backup your windows registry.

Speed up IDM with IDM Optimizer

Still if you not see any improvement in your idm downloading speed then its time to use a third party software called IDM Optimizer. IDM Optimizer is a tool which is developed to optimize and speed up downloading speed of IDM. It changes the registry value of  connection type, connection speed and the number of connection to boost internet download manager speed.

It can configure easily and its not harmful for your computer. So lets take a look at steps

  • Download and Install IDM Optimizer on your PC.
  • Now Run IDM Optimizer and click on “Maximize Now”


  • It will ask you to restart IDM click on OK.


  • Now restart your computer and you are done. Now enjoy high speed downloading on idm

Note: After using IDM Optimizer if you face any error on IDM then run IDM optimizer again and just click on “Restore Default” and every thing will be restored and you’ll no longer face any error on idm which occurs due to this tool. Increase Your Internet Speed

I’m using this tool without any problem and its increase my idm downloading speed 10-15%. Now its your choice to use or not.


These are certain proven tricks and tweaks to speed up IDM downloading speed. After applying these tricks you can be noticed that downloading speed of IDM will increases up to 10-15% .  If you know any other method to boost idm then share with us we will update it here.

Hope you like this tricks and tweaks, if you like this then share it with your friends and also share your experience us after implementing these tricks. IF you face any error while applying these tricks , feel free to ask us we’ll try to solve your issue ASAP.


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