‘Downloads Folder Launcher’ is a small, useful and light-weight extension specially for the Chromebook users. It places its icon on the toolbar as shown in the following screenshot. Click on this toolbar icon to use the extension.
Chromebook and other Chrome OS devices
On Chromebooks and other Chrome OS devices, it opens the ‘Downloads’ folder in a browser tab. Hence, you don’t need to use the ‘Files’ app. By this way, you can directly view several file formats right in the Chrome window, which generally requires special apps in the ‘Files’ app. This includes images, MP4 videos, MP3, text based file formats etc.
On other platforms (Windows, Mac and Linux), it simply launches the default download folder in system’s native file manager application.
You can also use its keyboard shortcut command, Alt + J, which makes it much easier to use.
Install it from Chrome Web Store.
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