Tab Hibernation

Tab Hibernation

Sends your inactive tabs to sleep

Tab Hibernation
What is Tab Hibernation?
Tab Hibernation is a Chrome extension that frees up memory and CPU by putting inactive tabs to sleep. With a single mouse click, you can easily restore them without losing any tabs.
This extension was removed from Chrome Web Store on 2022-09-22
By: Max Winde
Users: 300,000+
Rating: 2.18 (453)
Version: 0.1.3 (Last updated: 2013-03-29)
Creation date: 2013-03-29
Risk impact: Moderate risk impact
Risk likelihood: High risk likelihood
Manifest version: 2
  • tabs
Size: 54.11K
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Tab Hibernation frees some memory and CPU on your computer by killing all inactive tabs. Your tabs won't get lost and you can restore them with a single mouse click.

If you would like to fork your own version you might do so here:

v 0.1.3:

  • now using data URIs so your hibernated tabs won't get closed when uninstalling/updating the extension (sorry about that).

v 0.1.2:

  • is now able to restore form fields sometimes
  • hit space key to restore a visible tab
User reviews
It doesn't work it just wastes your pc memory don't download this
by Skarrp Skarrp, 2021-02-24

It used to work great, but now it does nothing for some reason..
by Аnna Аnna, 2020-08-26

Not working anymore. Press hibernate and nothing happens on any tab
by Daniel Ochoa Daniel Ochoa, 2020-03-13
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Risk impact

Tab Hibernation may not be safe to use and it requires some risky permissions. Exercise caution when installing this extension. Review carefully before installing.

Risk likelihood

Tab Hibernation may not be trust-worthy. Avoid installing if possible unless you really trust this publisher.

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