Save image as Type

Save image as Type

Save image as PNG, JPG or WebP by context menu on image.

  • Save image as Type
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What is Save image as Type?
"Save Image as Type" is a Chrome extension developed for easy image saving in different formats like PNG, JPG, and WebP; simply by using the context menu. The extension was initially released in 2015 and has been updated since to be compatible with the latest browser versions. The extension has also been migrated to the Chrome extension manifest version 3 for enhanced performance. It fosters an open-source, friendly environment where no user data is collected. The extension does not show any ads and multiple languages are supported.
Users: 1,000,000+
Version: 1.2.4 (Last updated: 2023-12-19)
Creation date: 2015-02-07
Risk impact: Moderate risk impact
Risk likelihood: Very low risk likelihood
Manifest version: 3
  • downloads
  • contextMenus
  • offscreen
  • scripting
Host permissions:
  • <all_urls>
Size: 111.62K
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Add context menu for images to save image as PNG, JPG or WebP format.

There is an old Save Image As Type 1.0.5 extension created by another developer but cannot run now. I developed this new extension based on the old one.

This extension is open source. No information is collected. No ads. No login or registration. Multiple languages supported.

Release notes:


  • First release.
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These summaries are automatically generated weekly using AI based on recent user reviews. Chrome Web Store does not verify user reviews, so some user reviews may be inaccurate, spammy, or outdated.
  • Works great
  • Does what it says perfectly
  • Saves images in desired format
  • No gif option
  • PNG option got removed
  • Stopped working
Most mentioned
  • Stopped working
  • No gif option
  • Does what it says perfectly
Recent reviews
Very good, needed as Twitter images are trying to save as jfif files out of nowhere.
by Arthur Arthur, 2024-06-13

Easy solution to the WEBP blight.
by Chiggen Creative Chiggen Creative, 2024-06-12

Doesn't provide a solution to WEBP files since it doesn't convert anything, which is literally the only reason someone would download something like this.
by Jackson Usborne Jackson Usborne, 2024-06-11
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Risk impact

Save image as Type may not be safe to use and it requires some risky permissions. Exercise caution when installing this extension. Review carefully before installing.

Risk likelihood

Save image as Type has earned a good reputation and can be trusted.

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