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Installing the Capo extension locally

Installing the extension from source can be useful if you’re a developer testing code changes, or a technical user looking to beta test the latest features. This guide takes you through the steps to install the extension locally.

  1. Clone the Capo GitHub repository:

    Terminal window
    git clone
  2. Navigate to chrome://extensions and enable Developer mode

    Developer mode enabled

  3. Select Load unpacked and choose the crx subdirectory

    Select the crx directory to load the unpacked extension

If you get the error Manifest file is missing or unreadable. Could not load manifest. make sure you’re loading the crx subdirectory, and not the top-level capo.js directory.

If there are any other error messages, it’s possible that the latest source code has a bug. Please file an issue so we can investigate.