companion for reddit

companion for reddit

Turn your browser into a redditor's best friend.

What is companion for reddit?
'Companion for reddit' is a superior version of the official Reddit companion Chrome extension. This version has fixed unresolved bugs and enhanced features from the original, with HTTPS support for more secure browsing and revived notification functionality. It also sports design updates for a cleaner user experience. Future upgrades are aimed at introducing a clearer notification icon and adding support for moderation tasks.
Stats
Users: 1,000+
Rating: 4.61 (23)
Version: 2.0.4 (Last updated: 2016-06-21)
Creation date: 2016-06-21
Risk impact: High risk impact
Risk likelihood: Low risk likelihood
Manifest version: 2
Permissions:
  • tabs
  • notifications
  • http://*/*
  • https://*/*
Size: 97.87K
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Summary

This is a modified version of the official reddit companion which can be found here: https://chrome.google.com/webstore/detail/reddit-companion/algjnflpgoopkdijmkalfcifomdhmcbe

This version fixes some long outstanding bugs and adds some new things:

  • https support: should work on (more) https pages now.
  • notifications work again: the old companion used an outdated call.
  • design tweaks: Less shadows, less gradients, less rounded corners.

Todo:

  • Update the notifications to have a better suited icon that is not blurred out.
  • Add support for moderation related tasks.
    • Possibly integrate these with the moderator toolbox extension.
User reviews
User reviews summary
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Pros
  • Works well with secure (https) pages
  • Continued support and improvements
  • Very efficient for Reddit use
  • Fixes bugs found in other versions
Cons
    Most mentioned
    • Button on the omnibar
    • Support and improvements
    • Efficiency for Reddit use
    Recent reviews
    better than the official companion
    by 张磊 张磊, 2016-11-14

    This is great! Thanks devs!
    by Mario Olivio Flores Mario Olivio Flores, 2016-09-12

    This only works for https pages if you click the button in the omnibar.
    by Tamara Jordan Tamara Jordan, 2016-06-04
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    Safety
    Risk impact

    companion for reddit 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 companion for reddit if you trust the publisher.

    Risk likelihood

    companion for reddit has earned a fairly good reputation and likely can be trusted.

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