Best Download Scheduler for Firefox

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VeteranSatUser,
To backtrack, you apparently have an integrated download scheduler in Firefox.
I have been using Free Download Manager, which Old Labs pointed out is not really integrated into Firefox. So while you can save sign in credentials on Firefox, I cannot.
I searched Firefox add-ons for download schedulers and download managers and there are many possibilities.
So, what is the specific name of your Firefox add-on? I want to add it to my Firefox browser.
Thanks.
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It is a very, very simple add-on.  Let me know how it works for you.
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I am running a test with Netflix.
I set your download scheduler to download from 3:00 am until 6:00 am.
I started a video stream directly from Netflix using the Firefox browser, bypassing PlayOn PC.
I then paused the streaming.
I will see if it will automatically continue with the download at 3:00 am this upcoming morning. If so, then PlayOn PC is not needed.
Am I doing this scheduling correctly? It seems too simple.
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You didnt pause the streaming, your download paused right? And you didn't pause it did you? That happens automatically if the scheduler is enabled with a download zone.

But yes. Keep Firefox running tonight, the download will automatically resume, and there is no need for PlayOn PC if using the cloud option.
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Well that did not work when I tried to use it for streaming. I manually paused Netflix. The add-in did not automatically pause the streaming. So nothing restarted during the LNFZ.
The next test is to use the add-in to schedule a download of a regular file (not streaming). Firefox currently has released an update. I started that download and, as you said, the add-in automatically paused it. I will see tomorrow if the download occurs during the LNFZ.
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Yea.  You need to stream and record the file in the PlayOn cloud.  Then when you get the message it is ready to download onto your device, start that download on Firefox.  The download will automatically pause.  When the free zone starts, the download will resume.  Just make sure to keep Firefox running.