Violentmonkey

Violentmonkey

An open source userscript manager that supports a lot of browsers

What is Violentmonkey?

Violentmonkey is an advanced open source userscript manager specifically designed to work with browsers that support WebExtensions. With features like automatic updates based on metadata, execution of scripts in order, support for GM functions, as well as import/export capabilities to a zip file, it offers a comprehensive solution for script management. Additionally, it offers sync capabilities to Dropbox, OneDrive, Google Drive and WebDAV, ensuring your scripts are always backed up.

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Stats
Rating: 4.70 (79)
Version: 2.18.0 (Last updated: 2024-01-11)
Creation date: 2021-05-04
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: 574.92K
Stats date:

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Violentmonkey
Violentmonkey (v2.18.0)
4.64 (577) 964,158
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Violentmonkey (v2.18.0)
4.68 (606) 78,629
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Summary
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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, OneDrive, Google Drive and WebDAV!
User reviews
User reviews summary
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Pros
  • Better than Tampermonkey and other user script managers
  • Simple and convenient to use
  • Functionalities work well, e.g., watching YouTube without lag
Cons
  • Incompatibility issues with browser updates
  • Some scripts become ineffective and require refreshing multiple times
  • Occasional extension crashes and errors after updates
Most mentioned
  • Comparison to Tampermonkey
  • Issues with browser updates leading to malfunction
  • Ease of use and simplicity of the interface
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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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