Web Paint

Web Paint

Draw shapes, lines, and add text to live web pages and take screenshot.

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What is Web Paint?
"Web Paint" is a powerful Firefox add-on that transforms your browsing experience. It gives you an array of easy-to-use drawing tools, letting you customize live web pages by drawing shapes, lines, and inserting text. You can play around with color, transparency, and line width according to your preference. Additionally, it offers a feature for picking colors from the webpage or your own drawings. With Web Paint, you also have the ability to take screenshots of your custom designed pages. To exit the drawing mode, simply click the extension icon placed in your browser's upper right corner."
Stats
Users: 4,150 ▲ 27
Rating: 3.51 (74)
Version: 1.2.7resigned1 (Last updated: 2024-04-25)
Creation date: 2014-10-31
Weekly download count: 78
Firefox on Android: Yes
Risk impact: High risk impact
Risk likelihood: Moderate risk likelihood
Manifest version: 2
Permissions:
  • tabs
  • activeTab
  • <all_urls>
Size: 117.74K
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Summary

Web Paint provides the following easy to use drawing tools that let you draw shapes, lines, and add text to live web pages and take screenshot:

Pencil tool - draw a custom line with the selected line width and color. Eyedropper tool - pick a color from the web page or your drawings and use it for drawing. Text tool - insert text into the web page with the selected color and transparency. Line tool - draw a straight line with the selected line width, transparency and color. Quadratic curve - draw a quadratic curve with the selected line width, transparency and color. Bezier curve - draw a bezier curve with the selected line width, transparency and color. Polygon tool - draw a polygon with the selected line width, transparency and color. Ellipse tool - draw an ellipse or a circle with the selected line width, transparency and color. Color picker - select a color for the text and line. Transparency slider - select a transparency for the text and line. (Drag the slider to the left to decrease the value and to the right to increase the value) Line width slider - select a line width. (Drag the slider to the left to decrease the value and to the right to increase the value) Rectangle tool - draw a rectangle with the selected line width, transparency and color. Cursor tool - interact with the web page.

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User reviews
User reviews summary
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Pros
  • Drawings stay in place after scrolling
  • Best add-on found by a user for a specific need
  • Useful enough that one user would switch their default browser if it were fixed
Cons
  • Crashes and is described as janky
  • Laggy and has a delayed response to drawing
  • Pen drawing misalignment with cursor clicks
  • Does not work on PDFs
  • Unusable with a tablet device
Most mentioned
  • Outdated and not updated recently
  • Buggy and crashes reported
  • Performance issues with lag and misalignment
  • Inoperable on some devices or document types
  • Influences browser choice for some users
Recent reviews
by BRAT, 2024-02-24
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Safety
Risk impact

Web Paint 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 Web Paint if you trust the publisher.

Risk likelihood

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

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