Selenium.WebDriver.ChromeDriver 86.0.4240.2200-beta

Install Chrome Driver (Win32, macOS, and Linux64) for Selenium WebDriver into your Unit Test Project.
     "chromedriver(.exe)" is copied to the bin folder from the package folder when the build process.
     NuGet package restoring ready, and no need to commit "chromedriver(.exe)" binary into source code control repository.
     / The MSBuild script that contained this package is free and unencumbered software released into the public domain.
     / "chromedriver(.exe)" is licensed under the New BSD License.

This is a prerelease version of Selenium.WebDriver.ChromeDriver.
There is a newer version of this package available.
See the version list below for details.
Install-Package Selenium.WebDriver.ChromeDriver -Version 86.0.4240.2200-beta
dotnet add package Selenium.WebDriver.ChromeDriver --version 86.0.4240.2200-beta
<PackageReference Include="Selenium.WebDriver.ChromeDriver" Version="86.0.4240.2200-beta" />
For projects that support PackageReference, copy this XML node into the project file to reference the package.
paket add Selenium.WebDriver.ChromeDriver --version 86.0.4240.2200-beta
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NuGet package - Selenium WebDriver ChromeDriver

NuGet Package NuGet Package NuGet Package

What's this?

This NuGet package installs Chrome Driver (Win32, macOS, and Linux64) for Selenium WebDriver into your Unit Test Project.

"chromedriver(.exe)" does not appear in Solution Explorer, but it is copied to the output folder from the package source folder when the build process.

NuGet package restoring ready, and no need to commit "chromedriver(.exe)" binary into source code control repository.

How to install?

For example, at the package manager console on Visual Studio, enter the following command.

If you are using Chrome version 86:

PM> Install-Package Selenium.WebDriver.ChromeDriver -Version 86.0.4240.2200-beta -IncludePrerelease

If you are using Chrome version 85:

PM> Install-Package Selenium.WebDriver.ChromeDriver -Version 85.0.4183.8700

If you are using Chrome version 84:

PM> Install-Package Selenium.WebDriver.ChromeDriver -Version 84.0.4147.3001

To learn what version of ChromeDriver you need to use, please see also the following page:

https://chromedriver.chromium.org/downloads/version-selection

Cross-platform building and publishing

By default - it depends on the OS running the build process

By default, the platform type of the web driver file copied to the output folder depends on the OS running the build process.

  • When you build the project which references the NuGet package of chromedriver on Windows OS, win32 version of chromedriver will be copied to the output folder.
  • When you build it on macOS, macOS x64 version of chromedriver will be copied to the output folder.
  • When you build it on any Linux distributions, Linux x64 version of chromedriver will be copied to the output folder.

Method 1 - Specify "Runtime Identifier"

When you specify the "Runtime Identifier (RID)" explicitly, the platform type of the driver file is the same to the RID which you specified. (it doesn't depends on the which OS to use for build process.)

You can specify RID as a MSBuild property in a project file,

<PropertyGroup>
  <RuntimeIdentifier>win-x64</RuntimeIdentifier>
</PropertyGroup>

or, as a command-line -r option for dotnet build command.

>  dotnet build -r:osx.10.12-x64
  • When the RID that starts with "win" is specified, win32 version of chromedriver will be copied to the output folder.
  • When the RID that starts with "osx" is specified, macOS x64 version of chromedriver will be copied to the output folder.
  • When the RID that starts with "linux" is specified, Linux x64 version of chromedriver will be copied to the output folder.

If you specify another pattern of RID like "ubuntu.18.04-x64", the platform type of the web driver file which will be copied to the output folder depends on the OS running the build process. (default behavior.)

Method 2 - Specify "WebDriverPlatform" msbuild property

You can control which platform version of chromedriver will be copied by specifying "WebDriverPlatform" MSBuild property.

"WebDriverPlatform" MSBuild property can take one of the following values:

  • "win32"
  • "mac64"
  • "linux64"

You can specify "WebDriverPlatform" MSBuild property in a project file,

<PropertyGroup>
  <WebDriverPlatform>win32</WebDriverPlatform>
</PropertyGroup>

or, command-line -p option for dotnet build command.

>  dotnet build -p:WebDriverPlatform=mac64

The specifying "WebDriverPlatform" MSBuild property is the highest priority method to control which platform version of the chromedriver will be copied.

If you run the following command on Windows OS,

>  dotnet build -r:ubuntu.18.04-x64 -p:WebDriverPlatform=mac64

The driver file of macOS x64 version will be copied to the output folder.

How to include the driver file into published files?

"chromedriver(.exe)" isn't included in published files on default configuration. This behavior is by design.

If you want to include "chromedriver(.exe)" into published files, please define _PUBLISH_CHROMEDRIVER compilation symbol.

define _PUBLISH_CHROMEDRIVER compilation symbol

Another way, you can define PublishChromeDriver property with value is "true" in MSBuild file (.csproj, .vbproj, etc...) to publish the driver file instead of define compilation symbol.

  <Project ...>
    ...
    <PropertyGroup>
      ...
      <PublishChromeDriver>true</PublishChromeDriver>
      ...
    </PropertyGroup>
...
</Project>

You can also define PublishChromeDriver property from the command line -p option for dotnet publish command.

>  dotnet publish -p:PublishChromeDriver=true
Note

PublishChromeDriver MSBuild property always override the condition of define _PUBLISH_CHROMEDRIVER compilation symbol or not. If you define PublishChromeDriver MSBuild property with false, then the driver file isn't included in publish files whenever define _PUBLISH_CHROMEDRIVER compilation symbol or not.

Appendix

The numbering of the package version

The rule of the version number of this package is:

chromedriver version MAJOR.MINOR.BUILD.PATCH + package version (2 digit)

For example, 2nd package release for the chromedriver ver.1.2.3.4, the package version is 1.2.3.4 + 021.2.3.402.

Sometime multiple packages for the same chromedriver version may be released by following example reasons.

  • Packaging miss. (the package included invalid version of the driver files)
  • Fixing bug of the build script, or improving the build script.

Where is chromedriver.exe saved to?

chromedriver(.exe) exists at
" {solution folder} /packages/Selenium.WebDriver.ChromeDriver. {ver} /driver/ {platform}"
folder.

 {Solution folder}/
  +-- packages/
  |   +-- Selenium.WebDriver.ChromeDriver.{version}/
  |       +-- driver/
  |       |   +-- win32
  |       |       +-- chromedriver.exe
  |       |   +-- mac64
  |       |       +-- chromedriver
  |       |   +-- linux64
  |       |       +-- chromedriver
  |       +-- build/
  +-- {project folder}/
      +-- bin/
          +-- Debug/
          |   +-- chromedriver(.exe) (copy from above by build process)
          +-- Release/
              +-- chromedriver(.exe) (copy from above by build process)

And package installer configure MSBuild task such as .csproj to
copy chromedriver(.exe) into the output folder during the build process.

License

The build script (.targets file) in this NuGet package is licensed under The Unlicense.

The binary files of ChromeDriver are licensed under the BSD-3-Clause.

NuGet package - Selenium WebDriver ChromeDriver

NuGet Package NuGet Package NuGet Package

What's this?

This NuGet package installs Chrome Driver (Win32, macOS, and Linux64) for Selenium WebDriver into your Unit Test Project.

"chromedriver(.exe)" does not appear in Solution Explorer, but it is copied to the output folder from the package source folder when the build process.

NuGet package restoring ready, and no need to commit "chromedriver(.exe)" binary into source code control repository.

How to install?

For example, at the package manager console on Visual Studio, enter the following command.

If you are using Chrome version 86:

PM> Install-Package Selenium.WebDriver.ChromeDriver -Version 86.0.4240.2200-beta -IncludePrerelease

If you are using Chrome version 85:

PM> Install-Package Selenium.WebDriver.ChromeDriver -Version 85.0.4183.8700

If you are using Chrome version 84:

PM> Install-Package Selenium.WebDriver.ChromeDriver -Version 84.0.4147.3001

To learn what version of ChromeDriver you need to use, please see also the following page:

https://chromedriver.chromium.org/downloads/version-selection

Cross-platform building and publishing

By default - it depends on the OS running the build process

By default, the platform type of the web driver file copied to the output folder depends on the OS running the build process.

  • When you build the project which references the NuGet package of chromedriver on Windows OS, win32 version of chromedriver will be copied to the output folder.
  • When you build it on macOS, macOS x64 version of chromedriver will be copied to the output folder.
  • When you build it on any Linux distributions, Linux x64 version of chromedriver will be copied to the output folder.

Method 1 - Specify "Runtime Identifier"

When you specify the "Runtime Identifier (RID)" explicitly, the platform type of the driver file is the same to the RID which you specified. (it doesn't depends on the which OS to use for build process.)

You can specify RID as a MSBuild property in a project file,

<PropertyGroup>
  <RuntimeIdentifier>win-x64</RuntimeIdentifier>
</PropertyGroup>

or, as a command-line -r option for dotnet build command.

>  dotnet build -r:osx.10.12-x64
  • When the RID that starts with "win" is specified, win32 version of chromedriver will be copied to the output folder.
  • When the RID that starts with "osx" is specified, macOS x64 version of chromedriver will be copied to the output folder.
  • When the RID that starts with "linux" is specified, Linux x64 version of chromedriver will be copied to the output folder.

If you specify another pattern of RID like "ubuntu.18.04-x64", the platform type of the web driver file which will be copied to the output folder depends on the OS running the build process. (default behavior.)

Method 2 - Specify "WebDriverPlatform" msbuild property

You can control which platform version of chromedriver will be copied by specifying "WebDriverPlatform" MSBuild property.

"WebDriverPlatform" MSBuild property can take one of the following values:

  • "win32"
  • "mac64"
  • "linux64"

You can specify "WebDriverPlatform" MSBuild property in a project file,

<PropertyGroup>
  <WebDriverPlatform>win32</WebDriverPlatform>
</PropertyGroup>

or, command-line -p option for dotnet build command.

>  dotnet build -p:WebDriverPlatform=mac64

The specifying "WebDriverPlatform" MSBuild property is the highest priority method to control which platform version of the chromedriver will be copied.

If you run the following command on Windows OS,

>  dotnet build -r:ubuntu.18.04-x64 -p:WebDriverPlatform=mac64

The driver file of macOS x64 version will be copied to the output folder.

How to include the driver file into published files?

"chromedriver(.exe)" isn't included in published files on default configuration. This behavior is by design.

If you want to include "chromedriver(.exe)" into published files, please define _PUBLISH_CHROMEDRIVER compilation symbol.

define _PUBLISH_CHROMEDRIVER compilation symbol

Another way, you can define PublishChromeDriver property with value is "true" in MSBuild file (.csproj, .vbproj, etc...) to publish the driver file instead of define compilation symbol.

  <Project ...>
    ...
    <PropertyGroup>
      ...
      <PublishChromeDriver>true</PublishChromeDriver>
      ...
    </PropertyGroup>
...
</Project>

You can also define PublishChromeDriver property from the command line -p option for dotnet publish command.

>  dotnet publish -p:PublishChromeDriver=true
Note

PublishChromeDriver MSBuild property always override the condition of define _PUBLISH_CHROMEDRIVER compilation symbol or not. If you define PublishChromeDriver MSBuild property with false, then the driver file isn't included in publish files whenever define _PUBLISH_CHROMEDRIVER compilation symbol or not.

Appendix

The numbering of the package version

The rule of the version number of this package is:

chromedriver version MAJOR.MINOR.BUILD.PATCH + package version (2 digit)

For example, 2nd package release for the chromedriver ver.1.2.3.4, the package version is 1.2.3.4 + 021.2.3.402.

Sometime multiple packages for the same chromedriver version may be released by following example reasons.

  • Packaging miss. (the package included invalid version of the driver files)
  • Fixing bug of the build script, or improving the build script.

Where is chromedriver.exe saved to?

chromedriver(.exe) exists at
" {solution folder} /packages/Selenium.WebDriver.ChromeDriver. {ver} /driver/ {platform}"
folder.

 {Solution folder}/
  +-- packages/
  |   +-- Selenium.WebDriver.ChromeDriver.{version}/
  |       +-- driver/
  |       |   +-- win32
  |       |       +-- chromedriver.exe
  |       |   +-- mac64
  |       |       +-- chromedriver
  |       |   +-- linux64
  |       |       +-- chromedriver
  |       +-- build/
  +-- {project folder}/
      +-- bin/
          +-- Debug/
          |   +-- chromedriver(.exe) (copy from above by build process)
          +-- Release/
              +-- chromedriver(.exe) (copy from above by build process)

And package installer configure MSBuild task such as .csproj to
copy chromedriver(.exe) into the output folder during the build process.

License

The build script (.targets file) in this NuGet package is licensed under The Unlicense.

The binary files of ChromeDriver are licensed under the BSD-3-Clause.

Release Notes

86.0.4240.2200
     - Chrome Driver 86.0.4240.22 release

Dependencies

This package has no dependencies.

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Version History

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87.0.4280.2000-beta 521 10/17/2020
86.0.4240.2200 48,215 10/9/2020
86.0.4240.2200-beta 7,742 9/4/2020
85.0.4183.8700 361,793 8/28/2020
85.0.4183.8300 78,247 8/26/2020
85.0.4183.3800-beta 3,572 7/24/2020
84.0.4147.3001 241,248 7/15/2020
84.0.4147.3001-beta 380 7/12/2020
84.0.4147.3000-beta 4,247 5/29/2020
83.0.4103.3915 16,576 7/15/2020
83.0.4103.3915-beta 377 7/11/2020
83.0.4103.3910 119,399 6/28/2020
83.0.4103.3910-beta 5,237 5/24/2020
83.0.4103.3900 665,556 5/20/2020
83.0.4103.3900-beta 15,558 5/6/2020
83.0.4103.1400-beta 2,858 4/17/2020
81.0.4044.13800 98,418 5/6/2020
81.0.4044.6900 232,280 4/9/2020
81.0.4044.6900-beta 1,695 3/18/2020
81.0.4044.2000-beta 3,052 2/14/2020
80.0.3987.10600 603,909 2/14/2020
80.0.3987.1600 223,045 2/5/2020
80.0.3987.1600-beta 2,844 12/20/2019
79.0.3945.3600 658,023 12/12/2019
79.0.3945.3600-beta 8,137 11/19/2019
79.0.3945.1600-beta 1,429 10/31/2019
78.0.3904.10500 231,439 11/19/2019
78.0.3904.7000 391,915 10/23/2019
78.0.3904.1100-beta 3,545 9/13/2019
77.0.3865.4000 366,603 9/13/2019
77.0.3865.4000-beta 2,286 8/21/2019
77.0.3865.10-beta 2,926 8/7/2019
76.0.3809.12600 201,623 8/22/2019
76.0.3809.6801 86,781 8/12/2019
76.0.3809.68 122,154 8/5/2019
76.0.3809.68-beta 4,711 7/17/2019
76.0.3809.25-beta 2,959 6/14/2019
76.0.3809.12-beta 522 6/8/2019
75.0.3770.140 199,875 7/14/2019
75.0.3770.90 165,218 6/14/2019
75.0.3770.8 51,213 6/8/2019
74.0.3729.6 378,775 4/25/2019
73.0.3683.68 210,368 3/13/2019
72.0.3626.69 325,814 3/5/2019
71.0.3578.137 25,442 3/5/2019
2.46.0 301,024 2/2/2019
2.45.0 262,993 12/11/2018
2.44.0 225,893 11/21/2018
2.43.0 766,777 10/18/2018
2.42.0.1 291,207 9/14/2018
2.41.0 454,140 7/28/2018
2.40.0 614,035 6/8/2018
2.39.0 85,588 5/30/2018
2.38.0.1 358,144 4/26/2018
2.38.0 240,072 4/18/2018
2.37.0 521,716 3/17/2018
2.36.0 226,979 3/2/2018
2.35.0 392,603 1/11/2018
2.34.0 110,916 12/10/2017
2.33.0 404,604 10/4/2017
2.32.0 132,823 8/31/2017
2.31.0 104,799 7/23/2017
2.30.0.1 235,760 6/8/2017
2.29.0 297,958 4/4/2017
2.28.0.2-beta 1,686 3/21/2017
2.28.0.1-beta 2,835 3/9/2017
2.28.0 103,209 3/9/2017
2.27.0.7-beta 1,966 3/3/2017
2.27.0.6-beta 466 3/2/2017
2.27.0.2-beta 695 2/28/2017
2.27.0 223,067 12/22/2016
2.26.0 51,474 12/6/2016
2.25.0.8 101,726 11/15/2016
2.25.0.8-beta 4,132 10/29/2016
2.25.0 86,474 10/24/2016
2.24.0 106,940 9/16/2016
2.23.0.1 95,176 8/10/2016
2.23.0 3,527 8/9/2016
2.22.0 89,309 6/8/2016
2.21.0.1-beta 2,287 5/5/2016
2.21.0 187,093 1/26/2016
2.20.0 146,308 10/9/2015
2.19.0 37,167 9/6/2015
2.18.0 9,830 8/22/2015
2.17.0 7,238 8/12/2015
2.16.0 14,622 6/27/2015
2.15.0 37,146 4/1/2015
2.14.0.1-beta 698 3/6/2015
2.14.0 16,389 3/3/2015
2.13.0 16,223 1/6/2015
2.12.0 17,341 10/30/2014
2.10.0.1-beta2 1,588 8/14/2014
2.10.0.1-beta 511 8/14/2014
2.10.0 25,078 5/8/2014
2.9.0.1 5,133 4/7/2014
2.9.0.1-beta3 530 4/5/2014
2.9.0.1-beta2 519 4/3/2014
2.9.0 8,627 3/27/2014
2.8.0 8,173 1/24/2014
2.3.0 7,593 9/7/2013
2.2.0 4,393 8/28/2013