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chrlauncher

chrlauncher

Version: 2.5.7
Author:
First release:
Last updated:
License: MIT License
Language: C
Platform architecture: 32-bit/64-bit
Supported OS: 7, 8, 8.1, 10

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Description

Small and very fast portable launcher and updater for Chromium.

Default browser

chrlauncher has feature to use portable Chromium as default browser and it will be open links from another programs through chrlauncher.

  • start "SetDefaultBrowser.bat" (as admin).
  • start "Control panel" -> "Default programs" -> "Set your default programs" -> "chrlauncher" and set all checkboxes on.

Command line

There is list of arguments overrides .ini options.

  • /autodownload - auto download update and install it!
  • /bringtofront - bring chrlauncher window to front when download started
  • /forcecheck - force update checking
  • /wait - start browser only when check/download/install update complete
  • /ini .\chrlauncher.ini - start chrlauncher with custom configuration

Supported browser

  • Chromium and their clones (like Google Chrome, Yandex Browser and other legitimate trojans!).
  • Updater - Chromium only.

Flash Player

chrlauncher has feature for use portable Flash Player PPAPI.

Settings

[chrlauncher]

# Custom Chromium update URL (string):
#ChromiumUpdateUrl=https://chromium.woolyss.com/api/v3/?os=windows&bit=%d&type=%s&out=string

# Command line for Chromium (string):
# See here: https://peter.sh/experiments/chromium-command-line-switches/
ChromiumCommandLine=--flag-switches-begin --user-data-dir=..\profile --no-default-browser-check --allow-outdated-plugins --disable-logging --disable-breakpad --flag-switches-end

# Chromium executable file name (string):
ChromiumBinary=chrome.exe

# Chromium binaries directory (string):
# Relative (to chrlauncher directory) or full path (env. variables supported).
ChromiumDirectory=.\bin

# Adobe Flash Player PPAPI portable library path (string):
# Relative (to chrlauncher directory) or full path (env. variables supported).
# Download here: http://effect8.ru/soft/media/adobe-flash-player-portable.html
FlashPlayerPath=.\plugins\pepflashplayer.dll

# Set Chromium binaries architecture (integer):
#
# 0	-> autodetect (default)
# 64	-> 64-bit
# 32	-> 32-bit
ChromiumArchitecture=0

# Auto download updates if found (boolean)
#
# false	-> show tray tip if update found, downloading manually (default)
# true	-> auto download update and install it!
ChromiumAutoDownload=false

# Bring chrlauncher window when download started (boolean)
#
# false	-> don't bring main window to front automatically
# true	-> bring chrlauncher window to front when download started (default)
ChromiumBringToFront=true

# Set download in foreground mode (boolean):
#
# false	-> start browser and check/download/install update in background
# true	-> start browser only when check/download/install update complete (default)
ChromiumWaitForDownloadEnd=true

# Use chrlauncher as updater, but does not start Chromium (boolean):
#
# false	-> update & start Chromium (default)
# true	-> download & install Chromium update without start
ChromiumUpdateOnly=false

# Type of Chromium builds:
#
# dev-official
#	Official development builds from snapshots repository
#	"storage.googleapis.com/chromium-browser-snapshots/index.html" (32/64 bit)
#
# stable-codecs-sync
#	Unofficial stable builds with codecs
#	"github.com/macchrome/winchrome/releases" (32/64 bit)
#
# dev-nosync
#	Unofficial development builds without Google services
#	"github.com/RobRich999/Chromium_Clang/releases" (32/64 bit)
#
# dev-codecs-sync
#	Unofficial development builds with codecs and without Google services
#	"github.com/macchrome/winchrome/releases" (64 bit)
#
# dev-codecs-nosync
#	Unofficial development builds with codecs and without Google services
#	"github.com/macchrome/winchrome/releases" (64 bit)
#
# ungoogled-chromium
#	Unofficial builds without Google integration and enhanced privacy (based on Eloston project)
#	"github.com/macchrome/winchrome/releases/" (32/64 bit)
#	"github.com/Eloston/ungoogled-chromium"
#
# stable-codecs-nosync
#	Unofficial stable builds with codecs and without google services
#	!!! DISCONTINUED since June 2018 !!!
ChromiumType=dev-official

# Check for new Chromium version once in X days (integer):
#
# 2	-> check updates once in a X days (default)
# 0	-> disable update checking
# -1	-> force update checking
ChromiumCheckPeriod=2

# Last cached update checking timestamp (integer):
ChromiumLastCheck=0

##########################
# Internal settings (SDK)
##########################

# Enable classic theme UI (boolean):
#ClassicUI=true

# Set custom useragent (string):
#UserAgent=Mozilla/5.0 AppleWebKit/537.36 (KHTML, like Gecko) Chrome/55.0.2883.87 Safari/537.36

# Set proxy configuration (string):
#Proxy=127.0.0.1:80

FAQ

Portable mode

To activate portable mode, create chrlauncher.ini in application folder, or move it from %APPDATA%\Henry++\chrlauncher.

GPG Signature

Binaries have GPG signature chrlauncher.sig in application folder.

  • Public key: pubkey.asc (pgpkeys.eu)
  • Key ID: 0x5635B5FD
  • Fingerprint: D985 2361 1524 AB29 BE73 30AC 2881 20A7 5635 B5FD

Download

Latest stable release is always here

Languages

Put chrlauncher.lng file into application directory and restart the program.

Links

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