edit: Now available on the Chrome Web Store: (use this! not the one I link later from Opera)
So Opera recently came out with a PDF.js extension for their latest Blink build of the browser. I kinda thought, hey, Opera and Chrome aren’t all that different anymore… maybe it’ll work? So I downloaded the file from:
And I got a pdf-viewer-0.8.169-1.nex and I changed the file extension to pdf-viewer-0.8.169-1.crx.
I then launched Chrome with the command flag –easy-off-store-extension-install and opened up chrome://extensions. I dragged the .crx file onto the page, and voila – it installed!
So then I opened up the first PDF I found on Google and…
So there you have it. Chrome now has PDF.js, and it’s available on Firefox and Opera as well. For more on PDF.js in Chrome, see my earlier post.