Open in Tor Browser

Open in Tor Browser

Open current page or link in tor browser for better privacy

Open in Tor Browser
What is Open in Tor Browser?
'Open in Tor Browser' is a Firefox add-on designed to ensure robust privacy and security when browsing the web. The extension allows users to open current tabs or links directly in the Tor browser, a browser known for its sophisticated security features. Most importantly, it eliminates the need for manual copying and pasting of links. Once installed, the add-on effectively redirects all outgoing links to the Tor browser, ensuring web activity remains anonymous and secure.
Merlin
Stats
Rating: 4.00 (124)
Version: 0.2.1 (Last updated: 2023-10-15)
Creation date: 2017-04-05
Weekly download count: 186
Firefox on Android: No
Risk impact: Moderate risk impact
Risk likelihood: Moderate risk likelihood
Manifest version: 2
Permissions:
  • storage
  • activeTab
  • contextMenus
  • nativeMessaging
Size: 220.33K
URLs: Website
Stats date:

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Open in Firefox™ Browser
Open in Firefox™ Browser (v0.4.4)
3.40 (147) 50,000
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Open in Chrome™ Browser (v0.3.2)
3.90 (28) 65,823
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Summary

Open in Tor Browser extension opens the current tab or links in the Tor browser. Using this extension you can send links to Tor Browser without the need to manually copy and paste links. Tor browser in general is the most secure browser. Also it takes care of your privacy.

If a Tor Browser instance is opened, then link is opened in a new browser tab, however, if Tor Browser is not opened, a new Tor Browser window is opened. First instance of the browser may take a couple of minutes to connect to the tor network, however, the subsequent requests are fast like a normal browser.

Preview: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=W6hSo5Sx5tk

For FAQs please visit: https://webextension.org/listing/open-in.html?from=tor

For bug reports visit: https://github.com/andy-portmen/native-client/

--- Note For this extension to open links in the Tor Browser browser you will need to install a minimal native client. The instruction to install the native client is displayed once a link opening is requested. There are two short video tutorials in the screenshot section for both Windows, and Linux or Mac operation systems if you want to see the installation steps of the native client.

User reviews
User reviews summary
These summaries are automatically generated weekly using AI based on recent user reviews. Firefox Browser Add-ons does not verify user reviews, so some user reviews may be inaccurate, spammy, or outdated.
Pros
  • Opens all blocked websites
  • Add-on is open source
Cons
  • Requires additional setup and installation of other software
  • Doesn't function correctly by simply opening new tabs in Firefox instead of Tor
  • Has an abundance of potentially fake 5 star reviews
Most mentioned
  • Requires additional client installation
  • Problems with functionality
  • Suspicion of bot reviews
Recent reviews
"For the extension to work (connect to a native application), there is one extra step. Please download, unzip and install NodeJS native client (...) double-click the install.bat file".
by Korwin, 2023-10-15
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Safety
Risk impact

Open in Tor Browser may not be safe to use and it requires some risky permissions. Exercise caution when installing this add-on. Review carefully before installing.

Risk likelihood

Open in Tor Browser is probably trust-worthy. Prefer other publishers if available. Exercise caution when installing this add-on.

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