Browser extension to browse bookmarks and create notes in QOwnNotes
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QOwnNotes Web Companion browser extension

Changelog | Releases | Chrome Web Store | Firefox Add-ons page | QOwnNotes Webpage

This is a companion browser extension for QOwnNotes to interact with the note taking desktop application.

QOwnNotes is the open source (GPL) plain-text file markdown note taking application for GNU/Linux, macOS and Windows, that (optionally) works together with the notes application of ownCloud or Nextcloud.

The extension is currently tested for Google Chrome and Mozilla Firefox.


  • managing bookmarks with QOwnNotes notes
  • creating a new note (only text) from the current selection by right-clicking it
  • creating a new note from the content of the current webpage by right-clicking on the page
    • the html will be converted to markdown and images of the page will be downloaded (might take a while)
  • creating a new note with a screenshot of the visible part of the current webpage by right-clicking on the page
  • you can change the server socket port in the extension Option page




Download the latest release from Releases, visit chrome://extensions/ (for Chrome) and drop the extension file into your browser.

You can also use the Chrome Web Store or the Firefox Add-ons page to install the extension.

To use this extension QOwnNotes needs to be running.


  • use Ctrl + B to open the bookmarks popup
    • access key A to add a new bookmarks (for example press Alt + A in Chrome)
    • access key S to search for bookmarks
    • access key O to open all visible bookmarks


npm install

npm run dev chrome
npm run dev firefox

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