Chrome Extension Source Viewer

Chrome Extension Source Viewer 1.3.2 CRX for Chrome or Chromium

Free Developer Tools Extension

Published & copyrighted by Rob W

Editors' Words: View source code of Chrome extensions, Firefox addons or Opera extensions (crx/nex/xpi) from the Chrome web store and elsewhere. View the source code of any Chrome extension in the Chrome Web store without installing it ... Read More > or Install Now >

Chrome Extension Source Viewer App / Specifications


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244.14 KB

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Tech Specs

  • • Type: Browser Extension
  • • Version: 1.3.2
  • • Price: Freeware
  • • Offline: No
  • • File name: chrome-extension-source-viewer.crx

User Reviews

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  • • Rating average
  • 4.6 out of 5
  • • Rating users
  • 170

Download Count

  • • Total downloads
  • 137
  • • Current version downloads
  • 22
  • • Updated: September 23, 2016

Chrome Extension Source Viewer / Screenshots

Chrome Extension Source Viewer / Description

View the source code of any Chrome extension in the Chrome Web store without installing it. Features: - Button at the Chrome Web store - Download extension as zip file - View source - View source: - File name/type filter - Search in the file content (literal or regexp) - Automatic beautification (formatting) of code - Syntax highlighting - Image preview - View embedded zip files - View any zip file by URL or file chooser - View source of platform-specific extensions (such as Chrome OS-only extensions, or NaCl for a different architecture). - Full support for incognito mode. - Outputs public key and extension ID to the console. Optional features (see options page): - View source of Opera 15+ extensions or Firefox addons. - "View extension source" contextmenu item on links to Chrome extensions - View source of Chrome extensions outside the webstore. The View source button becomes visible when you select a CRX file for download. Source code: Online demo: Contact: Change log: - 1.2.3: Add "downloads" permission to make sure that the "Download" button always works as intended. - 1.2.4: Add extra parameters to the CRX URL to make sure that CRX files of extensions uploaded to the Chrome Web Store after July 2014 are correctly read. - 1.2.6: Sync options, use optionsV2, show numeric progress instead of dots, updated JSBeautifier, restore font size. - 1.2.7: Bugfixes (viewer height, checkbox filter). - 1.3: Support Firefox addons (also available as a Firefox addon!) Search within files Customize webstore download parameters View embedded zip files and any zip file - 1.3.1: Use correct URL for loading extension files. - 1.3.2: Bugfix to allow unusual extension URLs to be opened again.

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