HiFirst just in case please make a backup of your site!!!
Please find attached a zip file called alternate-new.zip. Extract a file called alternate-new.phpCopy the php file to location <your site>\modules\mod_jdownloads_latest\tmpl\You should find a file called alternate.php there already - if it is not there check which location you are using.
pic Latest-module-01.png shows the results after doing the setup as noted below.
Check that tab menu assignment is set up to actually show the module! - see Latest-module-02.pngOn tab Advaced select 'alternate-nes' - see pic Latest-module-03.png
To test add an author name to one of the latest Downloads - see pic Latest-module-04.png