Memex - Browser Extension to full-text search your browsing history & bookmarks

Memex Features

A browser extension to eliminate time spent bookmarking, retracing steps to recall an old webpage, or copy-pasting notes into scattered documents. Its name and functionalities are heavily inspired by Vannevar Bush’s vision of a Memex. main_screen_new

Full-Text Search in Bookmarks:

Search with every word of all websites & PDFs you bookmarked, tagged, listed, or annotated. Filter by time, domain, list, or tags.

Highlights, Notes & Annotations:

Add notes to websites as a whole and to individual components (e.g. text, images)

Tags, Lists, Bookmarks

Add bookmarks, tags or sort websites into lists on the fly.


Compatible with your device
Search, annotate and organize what you’ve read online.
An open-source and privacy focused extension to easily annotate, organise and share your online research.


:mag: Full-text search pages you annotated and bookmarked.
:memo: Highlight and Annotate Websites
:file_cabinet: Flexible organisation: Tag & Sort pages into collections + tab manager
:earth_americas: Share collections of pages and notes with others.
:link: Link to highlights and annotations
:iphone: Across devices: Save, View & organise your knowledge on iOS and Android
:zap: Quick onboarding. No signup necessary. Import from every major bookmarking service
:sunglasses: Offline-first. All data is stored on your device. Full Privacy & Open-Source
:partly_sunny: Backup your data to any of your favourite cloud providers

View our privacy policy:


:mag: Search: Type in ‘m’ followed by pressing the ‘space’ bar or tab in the address bar.
:memo: Annotate: Highlight any piece of text and right click
:file_cabinet:O rganise: Move with the mouse to the right side of the screen, or click on the little ‘brain’ icon in the extension bar


To leave bug reports and feature requests:
Support email: [email protected]
Chat with the team: > the chat bubble in the bottom right corner

If Memex causes issues, there is this trick as old as computer service people are around:
Have you tried restarting the extension? :nerd_face:
You can do so via chrome://extensions.

If a problem persists, keep the extension deactivated and drop by in our help section (above).
When deactivated then does not need RAM or CPU.

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