How to export Chrome browsing history

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How to export Chrome browsing history to HTML, CSV or TXT.

We usually talk about it so that it isn't nosy prey, but it can also be a good idea to memorize the history before cleaning it. For example, you can use it to revisit previous pages or to monitor a child's browsing habits.

Chrome offers you a way to save your browsing history as an HTML file but nothing more. Fortunately, there is a free portable tool that opens up a few more options.

How to export Chrome browsing history

ChromeHistoryView is a small and free portable tool from Nirsoft that allows you to do more with your Chrome history. You don't have to do much other than download the file ZIP da 180KB  and run it from any folder. The utility reads the historical data file of the Google Chrome web browser and displays it in an orderly manner.

Download:   (free)

Here are some features:

  • The data is displayed under URL, title, date / time of visit, number of visits, number of times the address has been entered (number entered), contact person and visit ID.
  • Select any number of lines or the entire dataset and export it as a text file, CSV file, tab delimited text file, XML file, or HTML file.
  • You can also copy and paste tabulated information into Excel and use it through its powerful filters.
  • Le Advanced options (F9) allow you to choose a different Chrome user profile or to select browsing history for Chrome-based browsers such as Vivaldi, Opera and Yandex.
  • Filter URLs based on any date or time frame.
  • It supports command line commands.

ChromeHistoryView is a comprehensive utility that not only helps you run the backup of Chrome browsing data, but it also immerses you in it for a closer look.

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