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Checks local chrome driver version and automatically download the latest available version online

Project description


A program to check existing local chrome driver version and automatically downloads the latest available version online.

Program Functionality

  • Checks local chromedriver driver version on your computer and compares it with the latest version available online.
  • The latest online version/release will be downloaded if it does not match your local version.
  • If no local chromedriver.exe file is found in the specified folder path, it will be downloaded automatically to that particular folder.


  1. Download Google Chrome
  2. Pip install Selenium Library


  • Make sure you have Python installed in your system.
  • Run the following to install:
pip install webdriver-auto-update


from webdriver_auto_update import check_driver

## Make sure to pass in the folder used for storing/downloading 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.

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