NPAPI’s 90s-era architecture has become a leading cause of hangs, crashes, security incidents, and code complexity in Chrome. Because of this, Chrome will be phasing out NPAPI support in 2013.

Status in Chromium

Blink


Removed

Consensus & Standardization

After a feature ships in Chrome, the values listed here are not guaranteed to be up to date.

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Owners

Comments

Blog post: http://blog.chromium.org/2013/09/saying-goodbye-to-our-old-friend-npapi.html Update blog post: http://blog.chromium.org/2014/05/update-on-npapi-deprecation.html Documentation: http://www.chromium.org/developers/npapi-deprecation Will be removed from Linux in M34: https://groups.google.com/a/chromium.org/forum/#!topic/chromium-dev/xEbgvWE7wMk

Last updated on 2020-11-09