Very fast switching tabs

What is Recent-tabs?
Recent-tabs is a Chrome extension called 'Recent-tabs' that allows users to easily and quickly switch between tabs in their browser. It provides various features such as searching opened tabs, bookmarks, and history, showing all opened tabs in a popup sorted by last usage, and performing 2-step search in browser history. It also offers hotkeys for tasks like opening the tabs popup, closing tabs, and copying URL of selected tab.
By: sergcen17
Users: 98 ▼ -11
Rating: 5.00 (7)
Version: 1.5 (Last updated: 2020-05-06)
Creation date: 2020-05-05
Risk impact: Moderate risk impact
Risk likelihood: Very low risk likelihood
Manifest version: 2
  • history
  • tabs
  • storage
  • bookmarks
Size: 118.78K
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Fast switch between tabs source code:


  • Search by opened tabs
  • Search by bookmarks
  • Search by history
  • show all opened tabs in popup, sorted by last usage
  • 2-step search in browser history (if matched tabs count < 5)

Browsers: Chrome, YandexBrowser


CMD + E - open tabs popup (default for MAC, for Windows users set it manually)

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User reviews
it's like code editors' common "go to" functionality and more. I needed it. dev, please consider dark theme support. still awesome tho.
by Vagif VALIYEV Vagif VALIYEV, 2024-04-12

Very useful app! Saves much time and allowed to handle as many tabs as you want. I added Command+E hotkey, and combination of "Command+E, Enter" works with tabs just like "Command+Tab" with an apps
by Ivan Chuev Ivan Chuev, 2023-08-13

this is exactly what i need, a wonderful extension with only necessary permissions.
by Yuki Kart Yuki Kart, 2023-07-23
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Risk impact

Recent-tabs may not be safe to use and it requires some risky permissions. Exercise caution when installing this extension. Review carefully before installing.

Risk likelihood

Recent-tabs has earned a good reputation and can be trusted.

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