Host Grabber ++

Host Grabber ++

A web extension that allows to find and download media files from web pages. The spirit of this module is similar to the one of Image Host Grabber, but rewritten from zero for the last Firefox versions. Version 0.12 introduced breaking changes.

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What is Host Grabber ++?
Host Grabber ++ is a Firefox extension designed to facilitate the process of finding and downloading media files, including images from websites like Imagebam. The extension operates with an online dictionary to identify links for download. All downloads are performed in the default download folder due to Firefox API restrictions. While it may not work with all websites, users are encouraged to contribute for improvements via GitHub.
Merlin
Stats
Users: 1,186 ▲ 10
Rating: 3.38 (13)
Version: 0.12 (Last updated: 2021-05-26)
Creation date: 2018-05-30
Weekly download count: 38
Firefox on Android: Yes
Risk impact: High risk impact
Risk likelihood: Low risk likelihood
Manifest version: 2
Permissions:
  • contextMenus
  • tabs
  • storage
  • downloads
  • downloads.open
  • <all_urls>
Size: 113.02K
URLs: Website
Stats date:

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Merlin
Summary

This extension can download media files, including images from hosts like Imagebam and so on. It relies on an online dictionary, that indicates how to extract the links to download.

Downloads are performed in the default download folder. This is due to restrictions on the Firefox API that do not allow to specify another location on the disk.

Do not expect it to work with all the web sites or hosts. However, feel free to contribute by submitting pull requests on Github.

User reviews
User reviews summary
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Pros
  • Does exactly what it's supposed to do
  • Better than other image downloaders
  • Can download images from any website
  • Potential to improve and update
Cons
  • Confusing to use
  • Requires deep technical knowledge
  • Inability to work with Coppermine galleries, Flickr, and Deviantart
  • Lack of support for Russian language
  • Seemingly abandoned by the developer
  • Downloads corrupt/un-viewable images
Most mentioned
  • Complexity of use
  • Technical Knowledge Required
  • Incompatibility with several platforms
  • Lack of support for other languages
Recent reviews
Really confusing. Need additional skill to understand the extension.
by FNDRSM, 2024-01-02
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Safety
Risk impact

Host Grabber ++ is risky to use as it requires a number of sensitive permissions that can potentially harm your browser and steal your data. Exercise caution when installing this add-on. Review carefully before installing. We recommend that you only install Host Grabber ++ if you trust the publisher.

Risk likelihood

Host Grabber ++ has earned a fairly good reputation and likely can be trusted.

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