Tab Hibernation Tab Hibernation

Sends your inactive tabs to sleep

Tab Hibernation is a Chrome extension by Max Winde. It had 300,000+ weekly active users and an average rating of 2.18 before it was removed from Chrome Web Store 8 days ago. Tab Hibernation is similar to Tab Suspender and TooManyTabs for Chrome. The last published version was 0.1.3, updated 10 years ago.

This extension was removed from Chrome Web Store on 2022-09-22
Users: 300,000+
Rating: 2.18 (453)
Version: 0.1.3 (Last updated: 2013-03-29)
Featured: No
Size: 54.11K
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:
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Risk impact

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

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Risk likelihood

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

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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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Here are some Chrome extensions that are similar to Tab Hibernation:

Tab Suspender Tab Suspender
User count: 100,000+
Rating: 488
Automatically suspend, park, hibernate inactive tabs and save up to 80% of memory, reduce load on your device, battery and heat.
TooManyTabs for Chrome TooManyTabs for Chrome
User count: 100,000+
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Manage your tabs, improve your browsing, and maintain your sanity when you have many tabs open.
Tab Hibernate Tab Hibernate
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Send tabs you don't use to into hibernation to save up on memory usage

The manifest file declares the requirements and permissions that a Chrome extension will have access to. By reviewing the manifest, you may be able to determine if a Chrome extension is over-reaching (for example, if an extension is overriding your new tab page, or search provider, or requesting access to your web activities without any good reason).

  "update_url": "",
  "manifest_version": 2,
  "name": "Tab Hibernation",
  "description": "Sends your inactive tabs to sleep",
  "version": "0.1.3",
  "permissions": [
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