Top 15 Google Chrome Extensions
Google Chrome is a very fast and powerful browser by default. With its very simple graphical user interface, speedy download and upload, safer and more secure web surfing with built-in malware and phishing protection, fashionable themes and other fascinating features of Google Chrome, it will surely satisfy every user. Chrome extensions are what make it really shine. These Chrome extensions let you add more features in your browser and go beyond being a browser alone. Here is a list of the Top 15 Google Chrome Extension that I have researched.
Awesome Screenshot: Capture & Annotate
This is a screenshot extension that can capture a whole page or any portion on your screen. You can also annotate the screenshot with different shapes like rectangles, circles, arrows, lines and text. You can also blur sensitive info, and then upload and share in one click.
WIth this Chrome extension you can enlarge thumbnails and smaller images as you place your mouse over them. This extension works on Facebook, Twitter, Flickr, Amazon, etc.
Planning to travel for a photo shoot and looking for affordable flights as well as items online such as cameras and tripods? Then Invisible Hand can help you with that. Invisible Hand is an extension that will automatically search for products and travel deals online. The database includes over 589 airlines in United States and United Kingdom as well as online 220 stores in UK, US and in Germany. It also enables you to share good deals Facebook, Twitter and email by just clicking “Share Deal” button.
Turn Off the Lights
With one click on the lamp button, the page will be fading to dark and video gets an for more cinematic view. By clicking again the page it will return back to its normal view. This extension also has capability to detect flash and turn automatically lights off as you click the play button. It supports multiple video sharing sites like Youtube and image sites like Google Image Search and Picasa.
Are you a social network junkie? Then this is the best Chrome Extension for you! Share everything (Videos, Pictures, Photography Blogs and Links) to any blogging and social media networking site like Facebook, Twitter, Blogger and more using easy-to-use Cortex.
Aviary will help you to edit photos online. This is a free photo editing Google Chrome extension which would be very beneficial to the bloggers and designers. You can take screenshots of any web page and edit it afterwards. No need to install additional software on your computer. You can do markup, crop, rotate, and resize images.
With the Free TV Chrome Extension, you can watch live 2780 channels broadcasting from different parts of the world. Channels in TV Chrome are sorted by category and by country.
Click and Clean Removing excess and unnecessary data in your computer would be a good idea for you to have a better workspace especially when you are a graphic artist. Get rid of your clutter for the day with Click&Clean in Chrome! This free extension is a very innovative solution for your PC that will help you delete temporary files, erase download history, clear cookies and empty cache, scan your PC for malware, and many more. Another fascinating feature of this extension is that it enables you to watch flash videos even without internet connection.
Google Voice (by Google)
You can now make calls, send SMS, preview Inbox, and get notified of new messages via Google Voice Extension. This extension will let you make calls and send free text messages by just typing the number or the contact name. And for you to keep track of your messages, this extension will add a button to the toolbar which displays the number of unread messages in your inbox.
Wikipedia Companion – Mini Wiki Browser
Get no delay in loading Wikipedia with Instant Pop-up feature. You could also access recent wiki look-ups at any tab and pages. This is an awesome extension for Wikipedia avid users.
Mail Checker Plus for Google Mail™
Do you have hard time managing your photo blog with overwhelming messages from your fans and followers? Then install Mail Checker Plus for Google Mail ™ in your Google Chrome Browser. This extension was formerly known as Google Mail Checker Plus and revised as Mail Checker Plus for Google Mail ™. It enables you to have a mail preview without opening another tab and Sign in to Gmail. Using this extension, you will have full control of you Inbox, Spam, and Archives. You can also star or mark as read or unread on your messages. In addition, it will notify you at your desktop if new message or email comes in.
Download Assistant (by Google)
Usually, Google Chrome don’t allow external download managers to intervene downloads from links. Instead, it initiates its built in downloader which is quite slow compared to other download manager. Now, with the use of this Chrome Extension, be free and download links on a web page with popular download mangers such as QQ Whirlwind, Internet Download Manager, Thunder, Mini Thunder, eMule, and Orbit. Just select any of these managers to be your downloader ant your preferred downloader will be the one to download the file instead of the built-in downloader of Google Chrome. This willl help you download high definition inspiring photographs of your favourite photobloggers.
AddThis – Share & Bookmark (new)
This extension enables you share and bookmark WebPages, photos, videos, news, blogs, to the most known sharing sits like Blogger, Facebook, Delicious, Digg, FriendFeed, Google Bookmarks, Plaxo, and many more.
You can now convert Web Pages to PDF document any time you want with this amazing Web to PDF online converter. This easy-to-use webpage to PDF converter can include links within the document, view it at Google Docs and the most important of all download the PDF document in your computer. This is a very useful tool for those who want to have some samples of WebPages for compilation and easy e-mail.
Google Dictionary (by Google)
Simply double click a word and a pop-up will appear with the definition of it. You can also see complete definition of any word you would like to search using the address bar dictionary. This extension also supports translation of some known language such as Chinese, Czech, Dutch, French, German, Italian, Korean, Russian and even Spanish.