Stop iTunes links from launching iTunes with a Safari Extension

Jun 10, 2010 - 2 Comments

stop itunes links safari extension

This is the best Safari extension I’ve seen yet, it prevents all iTunes links from launching the iTunes application, keeping you contained within Safari. NoMoreiTunes works by blocking the script that tries to start iTunes when you click on a link to the iTunes Store.

This is seriously useful, and I am quite pleased for it to be my first installed Safari 5 extension, I’ve tried a few others but this is the first to actually stay installed. I’m looking forward to when Apple has the full iTunes App & Music Store directly on the web, but I have no idea when that will be, until then, this extension will be installed. Good stuff!

We’ve covered a technique to stop the iTunes links from opening iTunes in the past but it involves modifying a filetype within the Finder which isn’t the best solution now that Safari 5 allows extensions. So, if you use Safari 5, get the NoMoreiTunes extension here.

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Posted by: William Pearson in iTunes, Tips & Tricks


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  1. […] you are using Safari 5, check out the NoMoreiTunes extension here to block iTunes store links directly within Safari 5. For other versions of Safari, carry […]

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