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chrlauncher

chrlauncher

Version: 2.5.3
Author:
First release:
Last updated:
License: MIT License
Language: C/C++
Supported OS: Windows XP (SP 3), Vista, 7, 8, 8.1, 10
Platform architecture: 32-bit/64-bit

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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: http://peter.sh/experiments/chromium-command-line-switches/
ChromiumCommandLine=--user-data-dir=..\profile --no-default-browser-check --allow-outdated-plugins --disable-logging --disable-breakpad

# 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 founded (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

# Type of Chromium builds:
#
# dev-official		-> Official development builds from snapshots repository "commondatastorage.googleapis.com/chromium-browser-snapshots/index.html"
#
# dev-codecs-sync	-> Unofficial development builds with codecs "github.com/henrypp/chromium/releases" (default)
#
# dev-clang-nosync	-> Unofficial development builds without Google services "github.com/henrypp/chromium/releases"
#
# stable-codecs-sync	-> Unofficial stable builds with codecs "github.com/henrypp/chromium/releases"
#
# ungoogled-chromium	-> Unofficial builds without google integration and enhanced privacy "github.com/Eloston/ungoogled-chromium"
#
# dev-codecs-nosync	-> !!! DISCONTINUED since June 2018 !!!
# Unofficial development builds with codecs and without Google services
#
# stable-codecs-nosync	-> !!! DISCONTINUED since June 2018 !!!
# Unofficial stable builds with codecs and without google services
#
# dev-codecs-nosync-experimental -> !!! EXPERIMENTAL !!!
# Unofficial development builds with codecs and without Google services "github.com/macchrome/winchrome/releases"
ChromiumType=dev-codecs-sync

# 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.

Download

Latest stable release is always here

Languages

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

Links

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