ArConnect

ArConnect

Secure wallet management for Arweave

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What is ArConnect?

ArConnect is a powerful Chrome extension designed to simplify the management of Arweave wallets. It offers users the ability to view and manage Arweave-native token balances and NFTs across multiple wallets, send and receive assets with ease, and seamlessly switch between accounts. It also serves as a secure gateway for interacting with various Arweave dApps, such as permanent storage, NFT marketplaces, and exchanges. ArConnect also prioritizes developer convenience, offering easy API integration and a selection of developer tools to help aid development.

Merlin
Stats
Rating: 4.05 (21)
Version: 1.2.0 (Last updated: 2024-02-14)
Creation date: 2021-02-23
Risk impact: High risk impact
Risk likelihood: Moderate risk likelihood
Manifest version: 3
Permissions:
  • storage
  • alarms
  • contextMenus
  • tabs
  • webNavigation
  • notifications
Host permissions:
  • *://*/*
Size: 10.33M
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Merlin
Summary

Your gateway to Arweave! A self custody Arweave wallet with extensive features, all in your favorite browser.

  • Manage assets & view your activity - View Arweave-native token balances and NFTs across multiple wallets and seamlessly switch between accounts. Oversee real-time transaction history with access to view block, all in 1-click.

  • Send and receive assets with ease - Powerful token management with an easy-to-use interface. All wallet data is backed up by the secure browser extension storage API keeping your assets safe.

  • Interact with Arweave apps - ArConnect is the secure gateway to the leading platforms in the growing Arweave ecosystem. Interact with dApps ranging from permanent storage, NFT marketplaces, exchanges and more.

  • Focus on the development - ArConnect makes it simple for developers to spend their time on what matters: coding. It's easy to integrate our API and debug your apps with our selection of developer tools.

User reviews
User reviews summary
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Pros
  • Some users find the extension awesome and have no issues with it.
  • Positive reception of the extension design and interface.
  • Appreciation for the development team's work.
Cons
  • Users reported issues during wallet migration and accessing their funds afterward.
  • The extension reportedly caused problems with ASUS router configuration pages.
  • The wallet forces updates and locks out users, leading to frustration about user autonomy.
Most mentioned
  • There are concerns about security, particularly with typing seed phrases directly into the browser extension.
  • Users are experiencing technical difficulties such as being stuck at the wallet creation page or encountering a blank white page after setting a password.
  • Integration with hardware wallets, such as Ledger, is a requested feature that is not yet supported.
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Safety
Risk impact

ArConnect 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 ArConnect if you trust the publisher.

Risk likelihood

ArConnect is probably trust-worthy. Prefer other publishers if available. Exercise caution when installing this extension.

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