Awesome Screenshot Minus
This extension was created because I liked the original Awesome Screenshot extension by Diigo but could not trust it not to sell me out. It has now been removed from the webstore, reportedly for user privacy violations -- all true. I found a lot of questionable stuff inside.
If you are familiar with the original Awesome Screenshot, you'll feel right at home.
Here are the things I added, in addition to removing all the junk:
++ Desktop capture - used to be a "premium feature", I re-implemented it myself. ++ GDrive URL shortening - short "goo.gl/foo" urls for screenshots uploaded to GDrive. ++ (coming soon) Touch screen support.
** Less intrusive (minimum amount of code is injected into pages).
Get it in store: here
Beta version (more frequent updates, but less stable): here
Note on permissions:
- all_urls: Required for shortcut-initiated captures to work, otherwise could be replaced with activeTab.
- tabs: Required to get tab title and URL, could conceivably be replaced with additional round-trip to and from injected content script, but script injection itself already requires extensive permissions, so that's going backwards.
- identity: For GDrive uploads.
- identity.email: To display account name where the file is uploaded.
- storage: To store options.
- desktopCapture, notifications: for capturing desktop screenshots.
This program is free software: you can redistribute it and/or modify it under the terms of the GNU General Public License as published by the Free Software Foundation, either version 3 of the License, or (at your option) any later version. This program is distributed in the hope that it will be useful, but WITHOUT ANY WARRANTY; without even the implied warranty of MERCHANTABILITY or FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. See the GNU General Public License for more details. You should have received a copy of the GNU General Public License along with this program. If not, see <http://www.gnu.org/licenses/>.