Windows Insider members can try out a few extensions in Microsoft Edge on the PC version of Windows 10, with more promised in the future. However, a lot more could find their way to Edge if Microsoft sticks to a plan for porting Chrome extensions to its browser.
Posting on Twitter, Jabob Rossi, an engineer on the Microsoft Edge team, wrote:
Lots of questions on this: yes we're working on a porting tool to run Chrome extensions in Edge. Not yet finished and not all APIs supported— Jacob Rossi (@jacobrossi) March 18, 2016
@jacobrossi extn's in Store will at first be a carefully selected set covering top scenarios and API coverage, opening up to more in future— Jacob Rossi (@jacobrossi) March 18, 2016
Based on Rossi's posts, it would appear that the tool is still early in development. We might learn more about the team's efforts Microsoft's Build 2016 developer conference in San Francisco at the end of March or at the Edge web summit on April 4.
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