Violentmonkey

Violentmonkey

Userscript support for browsers, open source.

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What is Violentmonkey?

Violentmonkey is a versatile add-on designed for Firefox. It extends userscript support to browsers with WebExtensions support and readily accommodates scripts popular with Greasemonkey and Tampermonkey. Feature-packed, it offers automatic script updates, ensures scripts are executed in their order on the list, supports GM functions, allows import /export to a zip file and syncs to Dropbox and OneDrive. It's open-source and offers a frequently updated beta version.

Merlin
Stats
By: Gerald
Version: 2.18.0 (Last updated: 2024-01-17)
Creation date: 2017-03-21
Weekly download count: 3,006
Firefox on Android: Yes
Risk impact: High risk impact
Risk likelihood: Moderate risk likelihood
Manifest version: 2
Permissions:
  • tabs
  • <all_urls>
  • webRequest
  • webRequestBlocking
  • notifications
  • storage
  • unlimitedStorage
  • clipboardWrite
  • contextMenus
  • cookies
Size: 581.05K
Stats date:

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Violentmonkey
Violentmonkey (v2.18.0)
4.64 (577) 964,158
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Violentmonkey (v2.18.0)
4.70 (79) 672,151
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Merlin
Summary

Violentmonkey provides userscripts support for browsers. It works on browsers with WebExtensions support. It supports most scripts for Greasemonkey and Tampermonkey. Features:

  • Update automatically according to the meta data.
  • Scripts will be executed in order as shown in the list.
  • GM functions are supported.
  • Support import from and export to a zip file.
  • Sync to Dropbox and OneDrive!
  • Open source!
  • A frequently updated beta version (click the xpi file inside Assets and confirm).
User reviews
User reviews summary
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Pros
  • Open source
  • Compatibility with userscripts
  • Easy to use/import scripts
  • Lightweight and fast
  • Actively maintained
Cons
  • Slightly less compatible than Tampermonkey
  • Greasemonkey hasn't been updated in years
Most mentioned
  • Open source
  • Compatibility
  • Maintained/up to date
  • Switch from other userscript managers
  • Easy to use
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Safety
Risk impact

Violentmonkey 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 Violentmonkey if you trust the publisher.

Risk likelihood

Violentmonkey is probably trust-worthy. Prefer other publishers if available. Exercise caution when installing this add-on.

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