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A tool for managing ChromeDriver downloads and updates

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A tool for managing ChromeDriver downloads and updates


  • Automatically downloads the latest stable version of ChromeDriver.
  • Compares the local ChromeDriver version with the latest online version.
  • Updates ChromeDriver to the latest version if necessary.
  • Works on Windows, Linux, and macOS.

Getting Started


  1. Python 3
  2. Download Google Chrome
  3. pip install selenium
  4. Additional required packages listed in requirements.txt.

Installation (Option 1)

  1. Clone this repository from GitHub

  2. Install the required package:

    pip install webdriver-auto-update


  1. Navigate to the directory where you've cloned or downloaded the repository

  2. Run the following example

    from webdriver_auto_update import WebdriverAutoUpdate
    # Set the driver directory
    driver_directory = '/path/to/driver/directory'
    # Create an instance of WebdriverAutoUpdate
    driver_manager = WebdriverAutoUpdate(driver_directory)
    # Call the main method to manage ChromeDriver


  • The objective of this program is to reduce redundancy of searching and downloading the updated version of chrome driver to the OpenSource community.
  • Intended to be used in Selenium projects, browser testing or web automation.


Contributions are welcome! If you find any issues or want to add new features, feel free to submit a pull request or reach out to me.

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