How Chrome stores your browsing history – explore changes through all 72 versions

by _RyanBenson



Link to the interactive visualization:

This visualization uses data I generated by performing a fixed set of “browsing actions” in all 72 versions of Chrome (post with full details at I built a Python script to crawl the resulting files and SQLite databases and turn it into a JSON, which you can find here: all_chrome_profiles.json

I used D3 to create the collapsible indented tree (based off You can use the buttons at the top to switch the version of Chrome and see how the files the make up the Chrome Profile change.