Open-source projects categorized as chrome-extension
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Top 23 chrome-extension Open-Source Projects

  • GitHub repo bypass-paywalls-chrome

    Bypass Paywalls web browser extension for Chrome and Firefox.

    Project mention: Should we follow the Kiwis and try to burst the house-price bubble? | reddit.com/r/ukfinance | 2021-04-21
  • GitHub repo refined-github

    :octocat: Browser extension that simplifies the GitHub interface and adds useful features

    Project mention: Flameshot – powerful (yet simple) screenshot software | reddit.com/r/programming | 2021-03-01

    Might be worth checking out https://github.com/sindresorhus/refined-github

  • GitHub repo headless-recorder

    🎥 Headless recorder is a Chrome extension that records your browser interactions and generates a Puppeteer or Playwright script.

    Project mention: Launch HN: Axiom (YC W21) – No-code browser automation a.k.a. RPA for everyone | news.ycombinator.com | 2021-03-03

    Check out Headless Recorder. It records browser interactions and generates Puppeteer and Playwright scripts.


  • GitHub repo darkreader

    Dark Reader Chrome and Firefox extension

    Project mention: is this to be fixed by uBO DarkReader or Mozilla? | reddit.com/r/uBlockOrigin | 2021-04-15
  • GitHub repo screenity

    The most powerful screen recorder & annotation tool for Chrome 🎥

    Project mention: I earn a living selling my open source software | news.ycombinator.com | 2021-03-11

    I used the Quicktime Player screen-record feature in OS X. Though thanks for the rec.

    Here's another one I like when I want my face and audio in: Screenity https://github.com/alyssaxuu/screenity (very easy code to work with too).

  • GitHub repo medium-unlimited

    A browser extension to read medium.com articles for free without membership.

    Project mention: Ditch that jQuery for plain old JS | reddit.com/r/webdev | 2021-03-26
  • GitHub repo buster

    Captcha solver extension for humans

    Project mention: Does the premium version of ProtonVPN bypass site ipblocks and captchas? | reddit.com/r/ProtonVPN | 2021-04-20

    Nope. I still frequently get captchas. The actual captchas though can be bypassed a lot of the time using en extension called buster. https://github.com/dessant/buster

  • GitHub repo stylus

    Stylus - Userstyles Manager (by openstyles)

    Project mention: Is there an extension that brings square YouTube profile pictures back? | reddit.com/r/chrome | 2021-04-19

    You can use a CSS injection extension such as Stylus and create a new style for YouTube with the following:

  • GitHub repo SingleFile

    Web Extension for Firefox/Chrome/MS Edge and CLI tool to save a faithful copy of an entire web page in a single HTML file

    Project mention: Beautiful PDFs from HTML | news.ycombinator.com | 2021-04-04

    Regarding a library of HTML documents: https://github.com/gildas-lormeau/SingleFile#install

  • GitHub repo Reddit-Enhancement-Suite

    Reddit Enhancement Suite

    Project mention: FFS, SWITCH TO OLD REDDIT! | reddit.com/r/beta | 2021-04-21

    https://redditenhancementsuite.com/ Has a hell of a lot of settings to customise your reddit experience.

  • GitHub repo Memex

    Browser Extension to full-text search your browsing history & bookmarks.

    Project mention: Solution to annotate web articles and organize them into folders. | reddit.com/r/selfhosted | 2021-02-16

    maybe this one? https://github.com/WorldBrain/Memex

  • GitHub repo Retire.js

    scanner detecting the use of JavaScript libraries with known vulnerabilities

  • GitHub repo web-clipper

    For Notion,OneNote,Bear,Yuque,Joplin。Clip anything to anywhere

    Project mention: What are the best markdown web clippers that download the images? | reddit.com/r/ObsidianMD | 2021-03-12
  • GitHub repo floccus

    :cloud: Sync your bookmarks across browsers via Nextcloud, WebDAV or Google Drive

    Project mention: no import/export bookmark in android | reddit.com/r/firefox | 2021-04-16

    Another option is Floccus which syncs your desktop browser bookmarks with the Nextcloud Bookmarks app (also GDrive) which you can then access from mobile using the Nextcloud client.

  • GitHub repo privacybadger

    Privacy Badger is a browser extension that automatically learns to block invisible trackers.

    Project mention: ELI5: What is the impact of browsers no longer accepting 3rd party cookies and Apple’s Intelligent Tracking Prevention? | reddit.com/r/explainlikeimfive | 2021-04-16

    Cookies are stored on your computer, so no website can force you to accept them - most browsers have an option to disable cookies. But bear in mind that while l blocking cookies entirely may break some functionality ... for example, you generally won't be able to log in with cookies disabled, because the cookie is used to store your session token. You might want to download an addon such as privacy badger instead.

  • GitHub repo awesome-browser-extensions-for-github

    A collection of awesome browser extensions for GitHub.

  • GitHub repo SponsorBlock

    Skip YouTube video sponsors (browser extension)

    Project mention: SponsorBlock – Skip over sponsorship segments on YouTube | reddit.com/r/patient_hackernews | 2021-04-21
  • GitHub repo web-scrobbler

    Scrobble music all around the web!

    Project mention: BEing 2021 is there any browser extension or something of like that will scrobble from YouTube? | reddit.com/r/lastfm | 2021-03-26

    Web Scrobbler — Scrobble music all around the web! (web-scrobbler.com)

  • GitHub repo Universal-Bypass

    Don't waste your time with compliance. Universal Bypass circumvents annoying link shorteners.

    Project mention: What's the name of that amazing chrome extension that takes you to the link you need to go? | reddit.com/r/NoStupidQuestions | 2021-03-29

    Hey, no.. but something In what you said reminded me the name was not "Ultimate" but "Universal" And I've found it: Universal Bypass!

  • GitHub repo ipfs-companion

    Browser extension that simplifies access to IPFS resources on the web

    Project mention: Is there is an example of IPFS file-sharing that actually works and live? | reddit.com/r/ipfs | 2021-03-07

    Install IPFS Companion

  • GitHub repo apollo-client-devtools

    Apollo Client browser developer tools.

    Project mention: Skruv - no-dependency, no-build, small JS framework | reddit.com/r/javascript | 2021-04-09

    Do you perhaps use chrome and have apollo client dev tools installed? They break import maps, which breaks the site, see here: https://github.com/apollographql/apollo-client-devtools/issues/464

  • GitHub repo AWSConsoleRecorder

    Records actions made in the AWS Management Console and outputs the equivalent CLI/SDK commands and CloudFormation/Terraform templates.

    Project mention: DevOps tools you should have on your belt | dev.to | 2021-01-22

    📹 Console Recorder for AWS -Records actions made in the AWS Management Console and outputs the equivalent CLI/SDK commands and CloudFormation/Terraform templates.

  • GitHub repo webext-redux

    A set of utilities for building Redux applications in Web Extensions.

    Project mention: How to communicate between Content Script, Popup, and Background in Browser Extension development | dev.to | 2021-01-07

    There are other ways people are trying to solve this like webext-redux which is a clever way for message passing along with managing state between different parts of the extension the redux way. But I feel it adds additional verbose API in an attempt to solve existing complexity and only works with React. Feel free to check that repository if that suits your requirements.

NOTE: The open source projects on this list are ordered by number of github stars. The number of mentions indicates repo mentiontions in the last 12 Months or since we started tracking (Dec 2020). The latest post mention was on 2021-04-21.


What are some of the best open-source chrome-extension projects? This list will help you:

Project Stars
1 bypass-paywalls-chrome 14,779
2 refined-github 14,239
3 headless-recorder 12,913
4 darkreader 9,867
5 screenity 5,403
6 medium-unlimited 3,507
7 buster 3,491
8 stylus 3,280
9 SingleFile 3,202
10 Reddit-Enhancement-Suite 3,144
11 Memex 3,015
12 Retire.js 2,727
13 web-clipper 2,602
14 floccus 2,165
15 privacybadger 2,120
16 awesome-browser-extensions-for-github 2,109
17 SponsorBlock 2,096
18 web-scrobbler 1,649
19 Universal-Bypass 1,365
20 ipfs-companion 1,303
21 apollo-client-devtools 1,226
22 AWSConsoleRecorder 1,165
23 webext-redux 1,130