A Celo Extension Wallet in your Browser
"This is legacy version of CEW, only support 12 words mnemonic!"
Celo-desktop-wallet is an extension for accessing celo enabled distributed applications, or "Dapps" in your browser!
Because it adds functionality to the normal browser context, Celo-desktop-wallet requires the permission to read and write to any webpage. You can always "view the source" of Celo-desktop-wallet the way you do any Chrome extension, or view the source code on Github: