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View Background Image

Chrome extension that adds "View background image" to the context menu


Available in the Chrome Web Store Get the add-on for Firefox

Get the add-on for Microsoft Edge

This extension requires permission to access your data on all websites only for viewing background images.


  1. Install the extension and reload tabs.
  2. Open the context menu on the image that you want to view.
  3. Select View background image.
  4. The images under the mouse cursor will be displayed in new tabs.

Known Issues

It is technically impossible to view background images:



I need your help with translating into the language you speak.

  1. Fork this repository.
  2. Edit messages.json in src/_locales/[localeCode]. If not exists, create a directory according to the supported locales.
  3. Create a new pull request.


This software is released under the MIT License.


foooomio - @foooomio