Material Icons for Github

Material Icons for Github

Replace the file/folder icons on github file browsers with icons representing the file's type and which tool it is used by.

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What is Material Icons for Github?

Material Icons for Github is a Firefox extension which enhances the visibility and identification of file types on Github by changing the default file icons with those from the Visual Studio Code's Material Icon Theme. It pulls icons from an open-source extension and replaces icons on Github, offering a seamless browsing experience for users. Although unaffiliated with Github, it adds value to the users by making file differentiation easier.

Users: 761 ▲ 30
Version: 1.8.10 (Last updated: 2024-02-20)
Creation date: 2021-01-12
Weekly download count: 42
Firefox on Android: No
Risk impact: High risk impact
Risk likelihood: Moderate risk likelihood
Manifest version: 2
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Size: 707.36K
URLs: Website
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Replace GitHub's default icons with icons from Visual Studio Code's Material Icon Theme icons. Use the same icons on your code editor and on, and quickly identify file types, configuration files and project scaffolding at a glance.

This extension pull icons and replacement lists directly from the open source vscode extension

This extension is not affiliated or endorsed by GitHub in any way.

For bug reports, please open Issues on the extensions repository at

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  • Improves visual aesthetics of GitHub
  • Helps in quickly identifying file types
  • Extension performs as expected without any issues
    Most mentioned
    • No issues experienced
    • Makes GitHub more beautiful
    • Easy to scan file types
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    Risk impact

    Material Icons for Github 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 Material Icons for Github if you trust the publisher.

    Risk likelihood

    Material Icons for Github is probably trust-worthy. Prefer other publishers if available. Exercise caution when installing this add-on.

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