Tuesday, April 21, 2015

TIFF: alternatiff, npapi, Chrome 42

Sad news from Chrome

April 2015

In April 2015 (Chrome 42) NPAPI support will be disabled by default in Chrome and we will unpublish extensions requiring NPAPI plugins from the Chrome Web Store.

September 2015

In September 2015 (Chrome 45) we will remove the override and NPAPI support will be permanently removed from Chrome. Installed extensions that require NPAPI plugins will no longer be able to load those plugins.

Temporary solution

Sad news to plugin users, in my case its Alternatiff. Got 9 other plugins which are not so painful. After recent update to Chrome v42 Alternatiff plugin is not longer loaded. Check it here: chrome://plugins.
There is a temporary fix for now, found in Java page: https://java.com/en/download/faq/chrome.xml#npapichrome

Here is what you do:

1. In your URL bar, enter:
2. Click the Enable link for the Enable NPAPI configuration option.
3. Click the Relaunch button that now appears at the bottom of the configuration page.

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