Works with HttpWatch software (version 13 - 14) on Windows to show HTTP/HTTPS traffic generated by the Edge browser

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What is HttpWatch?

HttpWatch is an advanced network traffic inspector specifically designed for Microsoft Edge. It works in conjunction with the HttpWatch software, providing detailed insights into the HTTP and HTTPS traffic generated by the Edge browser. HttpWatch supports automating browsing recordings, displays warnings about performance and security issues, and offers advanced Find and Filter functions. This tool allows documenting and emailing network statistics conveniently. Furthermore, it ensures the safe handling of passwords. Currently, it requires a separate download for complete installation.

Stats date:
Version: 14.0.13 (Last updated: 2022-08-10)
Creation date: 2022-02-03
Manifest version: 2
  • activeTab
  • browsingData
  • contextMenus
  • debugger
  • nativeMessaging
  • tabs
  • webNavigation
  • http://*/*
  • https://*/*
Size: 68.84K
Risk impact: Very high risk impact
Risk likelihood: Low risk likelihood

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HttpWatch (v14.0.13)
2.09 (11) 82,679
Not available on Firefox

Works with HttpWatch software (version 13 or later) on Windows to show HTTP/HTTPS traffic generated by the Edge browser

PLEASE NOTE: This extension is designed to work with the HttpWatch software on Windows (see It is not intended to be a stand-alone Edge extension.

HttpWatch supports many additional features compared to the built-in DevTools network panel:

  • Supports multi-page debugging by grouping requests by page

  • Supports automatic recording and logging of network traffic in each Edge tab without additional user intervention

  • Displays warnings about well know performance and security issues, e.g. ineffective cache settings

  • Advanced Find and Filter functions make it easier to locate requests or content

  • Automatically masks out passwords in POST form data so that they are not recorded in HWL or HAR files

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Risk impact

HttpWatch is not very risky to use and it requires a lot of sensitive permissions. Avoid installing this add-on unless you absolutely trust this publisher.

Risk likelihood

HttpWatch has earned a fairly good reputation and likely can be trusted.

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