MarkDownload - Markdown Web Clipper

MarkDownload - Markdown Web Clipper

This extension works like a web clipper, but it downloads articles in markdown format.

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What is MarkDownload - Markdown Web Clipper?

MarkDownload - Markdown Web Clipper is a nifty Chrome extension that takes web clipping to an efficient level. It allows you to browse web pages, clip them, and save as readable markdown files — giving you the leverage to edit and consume digital content offline. From simplifying page context with Mozilla's Readability.js to conversion with Turndown, and formatting with Moment.js; this tool carves out the essentials. No personal data is captured or sent online; privacy is a top priority. The extension is open-source and fun - absolutely free to use!

Stats date:
Version: 3.3.0 (Last updated: 2023-12-05)
Creation date: 2020-05-24
Manifest version: 2
  • <all_urls>
  • activeTab
  • downloads
  • storage
  • contextMenus
  • clipboardWrite
Size: 409.60K
Email: Click to see
URLs: Website
Risk impact: Moderate risk impact
Risk likelihood: Very low risk likelihood

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This is an extension to clip websites and download them into a readable markdown file. Please keep in mind that it is not guaranteed to work on all websites.

To use this add-on, simply click the add-on icon while you are browsing the page you want to save offline. A popup will show the rendered markdown so you can make minor edits or copy the text, or you can click the download button to download an .md file. Selecting text will allow you to download just the selected text

Context Menus You can also right-click on pages, images, links and selections to copy or download snippets of Markdown. You can also download all tabs in a window as Markdown files

Obsidian Integration For integration with obsidian, you need to install and enable community plugins named "Advanced Obsidian URI". This plugin help us to bypass character limitation in URL. Because it's using clipboard as the source for creating new file. More information:

External Libraries It uses the following libraries:

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  • Excellent note-making tool
  • Great integration with Obsidian
  • Many useful settings
  • Issues with image format
  • Problems handling code syntax highlight
  • Struggle to save files directly to specific Vault folder
Most mentioned
  • Obsidian integration
  • Issues with images and code syntax
  • File saving issues
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Risk impact

MarkDownload - Markdown Web Clipper may not be safe to use and it requires some risky permissions. Exercise caution when installing this extension. Review carefully before installing.

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