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chrome-paths

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Possible paths or binary names of Chrome, Chrome Canary and Chromium in the current platform

const chromePaths = require('chrome-paths');

// On macOS

chromePaths.chrome; //=> '/Applications/Google Chrome.app/Contents/MacOS/Google Chrome'
chromePaths.chromeCanary; //=> '/Applications/Google Chrome Canary.app/Contents/MacOS/Google Chrome Canary'
chromePaths.chromium; //=> '/Applications/Chromium.app/Contents/MacOS/Chromium'

// On Linux

chromePaths.chrome; //=> 'google-chrome'
chromePaths.chromeCanary; //=> null
chromePaths.chromium; //=> 'chromium'

// On Windows

chromePaths.chrome; //=> 'C:\\Program Files (x86)\\Google\\Chrome\\Application\\chrome.exe'
chromePaths.chromeCanary; //=> 'C:\\Program Files (x86)\\Google\\Chrome SxS\\Application\\chrome.exe'
chromePaths.chromium //=> 'C:\\Program Files (x86)\\Chromium\\Application\\chrome.exe'

// On Solaris

chromePaths.chrome; //=> null
chromePaths.chromeCanary; //=> null
chromePaths.chromium; //=> null

Installation

Use npm.

npm install chrome-paths

API

const chromePaths = require('chrome-paths');

chromePaths.chrome, chromePaths.chromeCanary, chromePaths.chromium

Type: string or null

const {execFile} = require('child_process');
const {promisify} = require('util');
const {chrome, chromeCanary} = require('chrome-paths');

(async () => {
  (await promisify(execFile)(chrome, ['--version'])).stdout; //=> 'Google Chrome 71.0.3578.98 \n'
  (await promisify(execFile)(chromeCanary, ['--version'])).stdout; //=> 'Google Chrome 74.0.3689.0 canary\n'
})();

Whether each property is a full path, just a binary name or null depends on the current platform.

License

ISC License © 2018 - 2019 Shinnosuke Watanabe

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