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👇🏾 Drag links from the browser to the desktop to download.

This extension allows you to drag links from the browser unto your desktop or into a folder on your desktop to download. 📖 HOW TO USE 👉🏾 Install and setup - Install the extension. - Visit each domain you want to enable the extension on, click the extension icon in the browser toolbar, then click "Enable Drag to download on this domain". - The browser will prompt you to give the extension permission to access the domain and reload the page. After you accept and reload, you will be able to drag and drop links to download. 👉🏾 Remove from a domain To remove the extension from a domain, visit the domain, click the extension icon, and then un-check "Enable Drag to download on this domain". 💻 OPEN SOURCE This extension is open source, and you can report issues and help make it better at: https://github.com/JosephusPaye/drag-to-download

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pseudo DavidJun 2, 2022

didn't work for me. I tried to download an emoji and it just showed me the page link

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Walter SchwarzMar 24, 2021

It used to work and was very useful. But now I always get "Failed - Blocked" when trying to drag a file link to my desktop.

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Josephus Paye IIDeveloperMar 24, 2021

Responded to your issue on Github: https://github.com/JosephusPaye/drag-to-download/issues/2#issuecomment-806256641

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Reeshabh RanjanJul 13, 2020

Works as advertised! However, it doesn't work for VSCode windows. Anyway, even working with explorer has made my work a lot easier.

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