How to copy the URLs of all open tabs in Chrome

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By default, Google Chrome does not offer a direct way to copy the addresses (URLs) of all open tabs at once. But there is a solution for Windows, Linux, and Mac, and we will show you how to use it.

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While you can’t copy the website addresses of all your open tabs directly, Chrome allows you to copy the addresses of your favorite sites. You can add all your open tabs to a bookmark folder and then copy the addresses of all bookmarked sites within the folder.

To get started, open Chrome on Windows, Linux, or Mac. Then open the sites you want to copy addresses from. After opening multiple sites, click the menu button (three dots) in the upper right corner of the Chrome window and select Bookmarks> Bookmark All Tabs.

(Alternatively, press Ctrl + Shift + D on Windows and Linux or Command + Shift + D on Mac.)

Main menu in Chrome

In the “Bookmark all tabs” window that appears, enter a name for your new bookmark folder at the top. Then click “Save” at the bottom.

Save bookmarks window in Chrome

Next, open the Chrome bookmark manager by clicking on the Chrome menu (three dots) in the upper right corner of the browser window and selecting Bookmarks> Bookmark Manager.

Alternatively, you can press Ctrl + Shift + O on Windows and Linux or Command + Shift + B on Mac.

Chrome bookmarks menu

In the bookmark manager window, select the bookmark folder you just created in the sidebar on the left. After that, click on the first bookmark in the list on the right and press Ctrl + A (Windows and Linux) or Command + A (Mac) to select all the bookmarks in the list.

Bookmarks inside a bookmarks folder in Chrome

Press Ctrl + C on Windows and Linux or Command + C on Mac to copy all your bookmarks. You can also right-click on the list of selected bookmarks and choose “Copy”.

Now, open the program where you want to paste all the urls of the open tabs (like Notepad or TextEdit). Then press Ctrl + V on Windows and Linux or Command + V on Mac to paste all your URLs as plain text.

(Alternatively, right-click anywhere in your text editor and select “Paste” to paste your URLs. You can also do this by clicking the Edit> Paste option in the menu bar at the top of your text editor).

A Notepad window with pasted URLs from Chrome

And that is! You now have a list of your URLs in text format.

To prevent your bookmark list from getting cluttered with folders like the one you just created, you need to delete it. To do this, click the menu button (three dots) in the upper right corner of the Chrome window and select Bookmarks> Bookmark Manager.

In the left sidebar of the bookmark manager window, right-click the bookmark folder you created earlier and select “Delete” from the menu.

Delete a bookmark folder in Chrome's Bookmark Manager window

And that is! If you ever need to save more than one bookmark list, you can also save a web page in Chrome. Happy browsing!

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