The Best Extensions for Google Chrome

Best Google Chrome extensions

Here’s a comprehensive list of the best extensions for Google Chrome that will help you do more and also enhance your web browsing experience.

The Best Google Chrome extensions

  • Vimium C — Browse the web, interact with web pages, navigate browser history using keyboard shortcuts. Inspired by Vim commands.
  • Fika - Read pages in a Kindle-style clean layout with beautiful typography while hiding the distracting parts.
  • PushBullet — Easily transfer web page links, text notes, or push photos and files from the computer to your phone and vice-versa.
  • OneTab — Save all your open tabs in a group and duplicate your session anytime later with a click.
  • Gmail Sender Icons - Quickly identify the sending domain of an email in Gmail without opening the message.
  • Bubble Cursor - The add-on makes it easy for you to click on links that are too small to select with your mouse or for typing inside input boxes.
  • Picture in Picture - Watch YouTube videos in an always-on-top floating window while you work on other tasks.
  • Zoho Annotator - A simple ad-free screenshot capture tool with a built-in editor for annotating images. Also integrates with Google Drive, OneDrive and Dropbox.
  • Loom - Record a screencast video with voice narration, include your webcam video and share instantly. Also see Screenity.
  • URL Render - Instead of clicking individual links on the Google search page, hover your mouse and instantly view the underlying page in a floating window.
  • Clipt - A universal clipboard for Android and desktop computers. Copy any text on your phone and instantly paste it on the desktop and vice-versa.
  • Hover Zoom - Hover your mouse over any thumbnail image on sites like Facebook and Amazon and the add-on will enlarge the image to its full size.
  • Quick Source Viewer - A better alternative to the native View Source option that displays both JS and CSS files in addition to HTML content.
  • Save To Drive - Right-click and save the current web page, or images on a page, to your Google Drive.
  • Google Input - Type text in any language of your choice using virtual keyboards, your handwriting and transliteration.
  • Google Dictionary - Use this add-on to view definitions of words and learn their correct pronunciation.
  • uBlacklist - Blocks specific sites and entire domains from appearing in your Google search results.
  • Gmail Notes - Attach sticky notes to your email message that are persistent and will show up the next time you open that same email inside Gmail.
  • Ugly Email - Some emails contain a tracking pixel that notifies the sender when their emails are read. This add-on blocks the tracking attempts.
  • Stylebot - Change the appearance of any web page with CSS selectors, permanently hide elements on a page and the changes persist across browser sessions.
  • Webtime Tracker — Keep track of how you spend your time on individual websites and visualize your Internet usage through graphs.
  • Skip Search - An address bar shortcut for the I'm lucky command that directly takes you to the most relevant website for your search query.
  • Single File - Download the entire web page into a single HTML file. The associated CSS files, fonts and images are also saved in the file.
  • Go Incognito - Open the current tab of your browser in a new incognito tab, useful for browsing news websites are behind paywalls.
  • Feeder - An excellent RSS feed reader that is accessible from the Chrome toolbar and supports notifications for your favorite feeds.
  • Scribe - Create step-by-step guides and tutorials by recording steps and publish them as PDF guides.
  • Visbug - A must-have design tool for web developers that brings powerful editing capabilities to the browser.
  • TabNotes - A minimalistic start page for Chrome that opens a simple notepad in each new tab.
  • Sitemod - Modify any website on the Internet through Chrome Dev Tools and create a permanent copy of the modified website with a unique, shareable URL.
  • iCloud Passwords - Access your Safari passwords that are saved inside iOS and Mac device from Chrome on Windows PCs.
  • Twitter Screenshots - Take beautiful, uncluttered screenshots of tweets with a click.
  • StayFocusd - It helps you limit the time you spend on distracting websites Facebook or Reddit by temporarily blocking the site when the allotted time has passed.
  • Black Menu - Create shortcuts to your favorite Google services and access your emails, calendar, videos and more in an easily accessible popup.