UWP Companion

UWP Companion

Redirect various websites to a preferred third party UWP app

What is UWP Companion?

UWP Companion is a browser extension that serves as a companion to various 3rd party UWP apps. It redirects supported websites to their corresponding UWP apps, enabling a smooth transition from website to app.

Stats
By: Arlo G.
Users: 256 ▼ -4
Rating: 5.00 (1)
Version: 1.0.3 (Last updated: 2020-06-06)
Creation date: 2020-06-06
Risk impact: High risk impact
Risk likelihood: Low risk likelihood
Manifest version: 2
Permissions:
  • <all_urls>
  • activeTab
  • webNavigation
  • tabs
  • storage
Size: 1.88M
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UWP Companion
UWP Companion (v1.0.0)
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Summary

Redirect various websites to a preferred third party UWP app A browser extension to serve as a companion to various 3rd party UWP apps, enabling a smooth transition from Website to App.

When a supported third party app is installed, this extension will attempt to open that app with context in mind. Third party Windows 10 apps for YouTube, Reddit, Spotify, Mixer, and more are supported directly by the developers.

Safety
Risk impact

UWP Companion 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 UWP Companion if you trust the publisher.

Risk likelihood

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

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