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Single Click to Download File - Auto Rename if Conflicting File Exists in Downloads Folder


I am trying to migrate from Safari. However, one of THE most important features that I simply can't do without, is the one click "Download Linked File" right click contextual menu item. This together with the auto-rename file action if a name conflict exists within the downloads folder, to which you are saving the file.

Is there a way to do this in FF? All I can locate is"Save Link As" and then you have to either click to save or manually rename the file if there is a conflict. This is a real pain - I am happy to allow duplicate filenames for certain files.

Hopefully someone can point me in the right direction - needs to be an absolute one click solution from contextual menu via an add on or something.


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Gingerbread Man
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As I recall, DownThemAll is able to do this. You first have to configure it to rename files when a file with the same name already exists. Then you should be able to use the context menu option labeled “DTA OneClick!” or some such.