External Application Button External Application Button

Run any external application with custom arguments from the browser toolbar or context menu to send links, text and more

Rating: 4.29 (35)
Users: 3,000+
Version: 0.4.2 (Last updated: 2021-05-10)
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"External Application Button" extension allows you to define customizable toolbar button and context menu items that can execute external executables by passing command-line arguments of your choice. Using this application, for instance, you can send the current page to another browser or send selected text to a text editor. It is even possible to directly send image URLs to a photo editor of your choice or send download links to an external download manager!

Note that for this application to work, there is a minimal native client that needs to be installed manually. 

Video tutorial:
Windows: 
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=18jAqTXBiZA
Linux and Mac: 
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bB4Bj_APg4g
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