Friday, June 11, 2010

Unhide and save Google Books images

You may also want to check out my Image Reveal extension, which unblocks images on many different sites.

Google Books disables saving book images and related functions (open image, save image as, etc) in the right-click (context menu) when viewing book images.

This extension for Safari, Google Books Image Unhider, re-enables those image-related actions.


Download it here

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23 comments:

  1. Nice extension! Can you enable it for books.google.de?

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  2. Thanks! I just added support for DE, FR, CO.UK, CA, RU, NL, IT, TK, CO.JP, CH, TW, ES, PT, FI, NO, PL, ES, IE, CO.KR, COM.MX and COM.HK. Far from a complete set but it's a start.

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  3. This is going to save me so much time; thanks!

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  4. Awesome! Another kick in the butt of Google :-)

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  5. Great extension. Can you do one for images in eBay?

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  6. hey anonymous, thanks for the suggestion. you inspired me to write a general purpose image unblocker. see the sidebar or http://byebyte.blogspot.com/2010/06/safari-extension-dislodge-blocked.html

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  7. This is genius stuff ! Thank you for this lovely extension ! I spend one tenth of my time on Google Books, and I didn't even know I can extract images. It works even on preview pages. Fantastic !

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  8. I get an »Access Denied« on trying to download.

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  9. oops, sorry about that. permissions should be fixed now.

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  10. Is it possible to implement the funktion to "download the book"?
    Now I have to download every picture, but i want to download some more at once.

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  11. thanks a lot!

    Muchas gracias!

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  12. Hi! Can you enable it for books.google.hu?

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  13. Does this extension make the page image cover up the "Contents" popup menu? This seems to have happened to me after installation. You can see the menu peeking from behind the page image when scrolling.

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  14. I downloaded this, but how do I get it to work?

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  15. I'm sorry, but I'm a bit noobish, could u tell me how to install this wonderful application

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  16. Thx, found out, great work...

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