Overlay filter

Overlay filter

Select an area to show a box over it. Click to remove it, hold 'ctrl' to remove all. Can be used to hide ads or anything else

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What is Overlay filter?
Overlay filter is a Chrome extension that allows you to select an area and display a box over it. It can be used to hide ads or any other element. Simply click once to remove a box or hold 'ctrl' and click to remove all boxes. The extension runs locally and doesn't collect data.
By: Halvor
Users: 13 ▲ 4
Version: 1.1 (Last updated: 2021-05-02)
Creation date: 2021-03-29
Risk impact: Very low risk impact
Risk likelihood: Very low risk likelihood
Manifest version: 3
  • storage
  • activeTab
  • scripting
Size: 13.47K
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  • It's used like a screenshot tool, but instead of taking a screenshot it displays a box over the selected area. It's an intuitive and easy to use single click extension.

  • Click it once to remove it, or hold 'ctrl' and click to remove all boxes.

  • It uses the background color of the element it blocks, so with the right selection, integration is seamless.

  • You can choose between fixed or absolute position (box moves with scroll or not) as well as colors in the settings pane.

  • Everything runs locally and it doesn't connect to a server or collect data.

  • Limitation: selection must start within body element

Risk impact

Overlay filter is safe to use. It does not request any sensitive permissions.

Risk likelihood

Overlay filter has earned a good reputation and can be trusted.

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