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Small and very fast portable launcher and updater for Chromium.

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chrlauncher


Description:

Small and very fast portable launcher and updater for Chromium.

Default browser:

chrlauncher has feature to use portable Chromium as default browser and it will be open links from another programs through chrlauncher. - start "SetDefaultBrowser.bat" (as admin). - start "Control panel" -> "Default programs" -> "Set your default programs" -> "chrlauncher" and set all checkboxes on.

Command line:

There is list of arguments overrides .ini options ~~~ -autodownload - auto download update and install it! -bringtofront - bring chrlauncher window to front when download started -forcecheck - force update checking -wait - start browser only when check/download/install update complete -update - use chrlauncher as updater, but does not start Chromium -ini .\chrlauncher.ini - start chrlauncher with custom configuration ~~~

Supported browser:

  • as launcher - Chromium based (like Google Chrome, Opera, Yandex Browser, Vivaldi, etc.) and Firefox based (Mozilla Firefox, Basilisk, Pale Moon, Waterfox, etc.)
  • as updater - Chromium only

Settings:

[chrlauncher]

Custom Chromium update URL (string):

#ChromiumUpdateUrl=https://chromium.woolyss.com/api/v3/?os=windows&bit=%d&type=%s&out=string

Command line for Chromium (string):

See here: https://peter.sh/experiments/chromium-command-line-switches/

ChromiumCommandLine=--user-data-dir=..\profile --no-default-browser-check

Chromium executable file name (string):

ChromiumBinary=chrome.exe

Chromium binaries directory (string):

Relative (to chrlauncher directory) or full path (env. variables supported).

ChromiumDirectory=.\bin

Set Chromium binaries architecture (integer):

0 -> autodetect (default)

64 -> 64-bit

32 -> 32-bit

ChromiumArchitecture=0

Auto download updates if found (boolean)

false -> show tray tip if update found, downloading manually (default)

true -> auto download update and install it!

ChromiumAutoDownload=false

Bring chrlauncher window when download started (boolean)

false -> don't bring main window to front automatically

true -> bring chrlauncher window to front when download started (default)

ChromiumBringToFront=true

Set download in foreground mode (boolean):

false -> start browser and check/download/install update in background

true -> start browser only when check/download/install update complete (default)

ChromiumWaitForDownloadEnd=true

Use chrlauncher as updater, but does not start Chromium (boolean):

false -> update & start Chromium (default)

true -> download & install Chromium update without start

ChromiumUpdateOnly=false

Type of Chromium builds:

dev-official

Official development builds from snapshots repository

"storage.googleapis.com/chromium-browser-snapshots/index.html" (32/64 bit)

stable-codecs-sync

Unofficial stable builds with codecs

"github.com/Hibbiki/chromium-win64/releases" (64 bit)

"github.com/Hibbiki/chromium-win32/releases" (32 bit)

dev-nosync

Unofficial development builds without Google services

"github.com/RobRich999/Chromium_Clang/releases" (32/64 bit)

dev-codecs-sync

Unofficial development builds with codecs and without Google services

"github.com/macchrome/winchrome/releases" (64 bit)

dev-codecs-nosync

Unofficial development builds with codecs and without Google services

"github.com/macchrome/winchrome/releases" (64 bit)

ungoogled-chromium

Unofficial builds without Google integration and enhanced privacy (based on Eloston project)

"github.com/macchrome/winchrome/releases/" (32/64 bit)

"github.com/Eloston/ungoogled-chromium"

stable-codecs-nosync

Unofficial stable builds with codecs and without google services

!!! DISCONTINUED since June 2018 !!!

ChromiumType=dev-official

Check for new Chromium version once in X days (integer):

2 -> check updates once in a X days (default)

0 -> disable update checking

-1 -> force update checking

ChromiumCheckPeriod=2

Last cached update checking timestamp (integer):

ChromiumLastCheck=0

Internal settings (Project SDK)

https://github.com/henrypp/routine

Enable classic theme UI (boolean):

#ClassicUI=true

Set custom useragent (string):

#UserAgent=Mozilla/5.0 AppleWebKit/537.36 (KHTML, like Gecko) Chrome/55.0.2883.87 Safari/537.36

FAQ:

Website: www.henrypp.org
Support: [email protected]

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