Chrome Extension Source Viewer/Downloader

Chrome Extension Source Viewer/Downloader

View source code of Chrome extensions, Firefox addons, or Opera extensions (crx/nex/xpi) from the Chrome web store and elsewhere.

  • Chrome Extension Source Viewer/Downloader
  • Chrome Extension Source Viewer/Downloader
Stats
This extension was removed from Chrome Web Store on 2023-12-20 due to Chrome Web Store policy violation
Users: 28
Rating: 5.00 (2)
Version: 1.0.1 (Last updated: 2023-12-12)
Creation date: 2023-11-28
Risk impact: High risk impact
Risk likelihood: Very high risk likelihood
Manifest version: 3
Permissions:
  • activeTab
  • tabs
  • storage
  • contextMenus
  • downloads
  • declarativeNetRequest
  • declarativeContent
  • notifications
  • gcm
  • scripting
Host permissions:
  • https://clients2.google.com/service/update2/crx/*
  • https://clients2.googleusercontent.com/crx/download/*
Size: 264.19K
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Summary

Explore the source code of Chrome extensions directly within the Chrome Web Store without the need for installation. This extension provides convenient features for a seamless code-viewing experience:

Key Features:

  1. Web Store Integration:

    • Adds a button to the Chrome Web Store for quick access.
    • Download the extension as a zip file directly from the web store.
    • View the extension's source code effortlessly.
    • Works with new Chrome Web Store design
  2. Customizable Actions:

    • Configure the extension's behavior through the context menu on the button.
    • Set one-click actions via "primary action on click."
  3. Advanced Source Code Viewing:

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User reviews
I'd like to say that this is the best of the extensions like this, but there are not any like this. This is the ONLY extension that you can view the source code without downloading the unpacked files. I have been using this extension for years and am so glad to see that it has been updated to comply with MV3 and the new Chrome Web Store.
by Michael Barrett Michael Barrett, 2023-12-03
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Safety
Risk impact

Chrome Extension Source Viewer/Downloader is risky to use as it requires a number of sensitive permissions that can potentially harm your browser and steal your data. Exercise caution when installing this extension. Review carefully before installing. We recommend that you only install Chrome Extension Source Viewer/Downloader if you trust the publisher.

Risk likelihood

Chrome Extension Source Viewer/Downloader is very likely to contain malware and should not be trusted. Avoid installing.

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