chrome-profile-list

Utility package to list available Google Chrome Profiles

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chrome-profile-list
Get a list of existing Google Chrome, Google Chrome Canary or Chromium user profiles

Install

npm install chrome-profile-list

Usage

var chromeProfileList = require('chrome-profile-list');
console.log(chromeProfileList());

// Something like this is logged to the console:

[ { displayName: 'User',
    profileDirName: 'Default',
    profileDir: '/Users/username/Library/Application Support/Google/Chrome/Default',
    profilePictureUrl: 'https://x.googleusercontent.com/path/to/profile/picture.jpg' },
  { displayName: 'Guest',
    profileDirName: 'Guest Profile',
    profileDir: '/Users/username/Library/Application Support/Google/Chrome/Guest Profile',
    profilePictureUrl: null },
  { displayName: 'Person 1',
    profileDirName: 'Profile 1',
    profileDir: '/Users/username/Library/Application Support/Google/Chrome/Profile 1',
    profilePictureUrl: 'https://x.googleusercontent.com/path/to/profile/picture.jpg' } ]

Supported environments

  • node.js

Supported operating systems

This module follows the conventions described by https://chromium.googlesource.com/chromium/src/+/HEAD/docs/userdatadir.md so it provides support for macOS, Windows and Linux (mileage may vary).

API

chromeProfileList(variant)

Returns an array of objects ({ name, path}) one for each available profile excluding the default System Profile.

arguments

variant
One of chromeProfileList.variants, defaults to CHROME

chromeProfileList.variants

An enum of possible variants to search profiles for:
  • CHROME
  • CANARY
  • CHROMIUM

Example:
var chromeProfileList = require('chrome-profile-list');

console.log(chromeProfileList(chromeProfileList.variants.CHROMIUM));

// Logs a list of available chromium profiles to the console

Author

Israel Roldan

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LICENSE

ISC