RedRain : Access local files.

RedRain : Access local files.

Open a link to a local file or execute the window.open from within the iframe.

  • RedRain : Access local files.
  • RedRain : Access local files.
What is RedRain : Access local files.?
RedRain : Access local files. This Chrome extension allows users to open links to local files and execute window.open within iframes. It provides enhanced security by only reacting to user-initiated click operations. No personal information is collected or used.
Stats
Users: 92 ▼ -5
Version: 1.0.1 (Last updated: 2021-04-06)
Creation date: 2020-04-27
Risk impact: Moderate risk impact
Risk likelihood: Low risk likelihood
Manifest version: 2
Permissions:
  • tabs
Size: 5.50K
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Summary

In Google Chrome, links to local files are disabled, unlike IE. This extension allows you to open a link to a local file by clicking it.

Execute window.open from iframe from cross origin. It is disabled by default in chrome.

[Security] A malicious page can not open a local file without permission, because this extension reacts only to the click operation by the user.

[Others] Personal information is not collected / used. Source code is released to GitHub (see "Website" link).

Safety
Risk impact

RedRain : Access local files. may not be safe to use and it requires some risky permissions. Exercise caution when installing this extension. Review carefully before installing.

Risk likelihood

RedRain : Access local files. has earned a fairly good reputation and likely can be trusted.

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