I've been using the 'mailto' google chrome extension for years. It allows -- or rather allowed -- me to right click on a page and choose a menu option to email the URL. Fine and dandy. Today I went to do this; the menu option was gone, and drilling into the extensions showed that it was marked with
This extension violates the Chrome Web Store policy.
Well. OK. Maybe they were doing something wrong, maybe they weren't. At this point, I'll never know... but I want a replacement.
I've got four criteria:
- Secure -- won't spy on me, uses secure protocols
- Cross platform
Nice to have:
- Choose account / email provider
- Mature, won't get removed by Chrome web store.
So far, I've looked at the following
Everything was marked as 'works on your device' (composed on XUbuntu), so cross platform support seems ok...
There are a bajillion other plugins to choose from, but of course who knows how well they're supported, what their privacy policies are, whether they're being truthful about those. Anyone using a mailto plugin that they like and trust? Anything that has the ability to choose email accounts with a minimal amount of friction?