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Safirechrome provides the ability to open an URL from current browser window in Safari, Chrome,Firefox or Opera. Only installed browsers will be listed as target browser. 

Update v 1.2: 
  1. Opera added
  2. Only installed browsers will be listed
  3. Ability to type and search for a target browser
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I'm trying to edit it so it just goes back and forth between safari and chrome - no stop in an Alfred window looking for a return along the way.


Sadly I've got it down to 1 choice, but it still needs a return.

set query to "{query}" set xml to "<?xml version=\"1.0\"?><items>" set browsers to {"Google Chrome"}
set browsersID to {"com.google.Chrome"} set listCount to 0 repeat with browser in browsers     set listCount to listCount + 1     set browserID to item listCount of browsersID    
    if checkApp(browserID) and (query is equal to "" or browser contains query) then         set xml to xml & "<item arg=\"" & browserID & "\" valid=\"yes\">
<title>" & browser & "</title>
<subtitle>Open URL in " & browser & "</subtitle>
<icon>" & browser & ".png</icon></item>"     end if end repeat set xml to xml & "</items>" return xml
on checkApp(theBundleId)         try         tell application "Finder" to get application file id theBundleId         return true     on error         return false     end try end checkApp


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2 hours ago, Cameron B said:

I want it to work like firechrome, but for Chrome and Safari.


Then you're going about it the wrong way. You need a Run Script element instead of a Script Filter. If there's a Script Filter, Alfred will always appear.


If you create your Hotkey with these settings:



You can use this script in a Run Script action with Language = /usr/bin/osascript (JS):


const browser = $.getenv('focusedapp'),
  safariId = 'com.apple.Safari',
  chromeId = 'com.google.Chrome';

console.log(`active app = ${browser}`);

var chrome = Application(chromeId),
  safari = Application(safariId);

chrome.includeStandardAdditions = true;
safari.includeStandardAdditions = true;

function run() {
  switch(browser) {
    case safariId:
      var url = safari.documents[0].url();
    case chromeId:
      var url = chrome.windows[0].activeTab.url();
      throw(new Error(`unsupported browser: ${browser}`));


Edited by deanishe
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27 minutes ago, friedmilk said:

Is there any way to get this to work with Brave?


If you mean the script I posted, change the line chromeId = 'com.google.Chrome'; to chromeId = 'com.brave.Browser';

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18 hours ago, deanishe said:


If you mean the script I posted, change the line chromeId = 'com.google.Chrome'; to chromeId = 'com.brave.Browser';


I'm thinking about the original workflow. Do you know what I'd have to change to achieve that?

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