Check Your Chrome Memory (and other Chrome tips)

by Charles Cherry

Wonder how much memory your Google Chrome browser is using? Open a new tab, and type

about:memory

in the address bar. You’ll see a page that looks similar to this:

Screen shot of Google Chrome about:memory

Click the link for a full size view

Here is a list of helpful “about” commands:

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about:about
about:appcache-internals
about:blob-internals
about:view-http-cache
about:credits
about:conflicts
about:dns
about:flags
about:gpu
about:histograms
about:memory
about:net-internals
about:plugins
about:stats
about:sync-internals
about:tasks
about:tcmalloc
about:terms
about:version

For Debugging
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The following pages are for debugging purposes only. Because they crash or hang the renderer, they’re not linked directly; you can type them into the address bar if you need them.

about:crash
about:kill
about:hang
about:shorthang
about:gpucrash
about:gpuhang

To see build and load information about your specific Chrome version, type this in the browser address bar:

chrome://about/

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