Fast QR Code Generator

Fast QR Code Generator

Generates QR code from any text (URL, message, number, etc.)

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What is Fast QR Code Generator?

'Fast QR Code Generator' is a Firefox extension that lets you generate QR codes for any text including URLs, messages, and numbers with just one click from your browser toolbar. You can send the generated codes to any device equipped with a camera and a QR reader. Suitable for all browsers including Chrome, Firefox, and Opera. Store all visited tab URLs. However, you must have a QR code reader installed on your mobile device to use this tool.

Stats date:
Users: 759 ▲ 7
Rating: 3.94 (16)
Version: 0.2.2 (Last updated: 2017-07-17)
Creation date: 2014-04-15
Weekly download count: 5
Firefox on Android: No
Manifest version: 2
  • tabs
  • storage
  • <all_urls>
  • notifications
Size: 44.64K
Email: Click to see
URLs: Website
Risk impact: High risk impact
Risk likelihood: Low risk likelihood

Other platforms

Not available on Chrome
Not available on Edge

Fast QR Code Generator is a handy addon that generates QR code from any text (URL, message, number, etc.). Simply open toolbar popup to view the QR code.

Some features: a. One click QR code generation right from your browser toolbar. b. Generated code can be sent to any device with a camera and QR reader. c. Stores all visited tab URLs. d. Available for all browsers (Chrome, Firefox, and Opera)

Some useful notes:

  1. To use this extension you need a QR code reader installed on your cellphone.
  2. There are a ton of QR code scanners for cellphones such as QR Droid™ for Android and QR Reader for iPhone for iOS.
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.
  • Simple to use
  • Ability to generate QR code for current tab
  • Useful for copying URL from PC to QR-enabled phone
  • May not be intuitive to use without reading the manual
  • Has issue with generating QR code for secondary windows
  • Does not support CJK characters
  • Need to use keyboard Enter after pasting text
Most mentioned
  • Issue with current page not automatically being selected
  • Issues with generating QR code for correct tab
  • Function to switch URLs from all open tabs
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Risk impact

Fast QR Code Generator 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 Fast QR Code Generator if you trust the publisher.

Risk likelihood

Fast QR Code Generator has earned a fairly good reputation and likely can be trusted.

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