20 Very Useful Google Chrome Extensions

chrome extensionWhen it comes to extensions and add-ons, there is no match for Firefox as it has been far ahead of other browsers for quite some time. But as Google Chrome has taken an increasing share of the market over the past year or two we have seen a significant increase in the number of Chrome extensions that are available. Lots of users have been amazed with Chrome’s internet surfing speed yet hesitant to switch from Firefox because of add-ons that they use regularly. For this post, we’ll take a look at 20 Chrome extensions that are available.

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Very Useful Google Chrome Extensions

Tweet Button for Chrome
Tweet Button for Chrome

Twitter for Google Chrome is the easiest way to share links on Twitter right from your web browser.

Awesome Screenshot
Awesome Screenshot

Using this extension for Chrome you can capture the whole page or any portion; annotate it with rectangles, circles, arrows, lines and text, one-click upload to share.

iMacros for Chrome
iMacros for Chrome

iMacros was designed to automate the most repetitious tasks on the web.

YSlow
YSlow

YSlow analyzes web pages and suggests ways to improve their performance based on a set of rules for high performance web pages.

Chrome Stylist
Chrome Stylist

User styles are applied to any website using this extension.

Pastebin
Pastebin

With this Google Chrome extension you can quickly paste any type of text to the website http://pastebin.com. This is an quick and easy add-ons for using PasteBin.

WOT (Web of Trust)
WOT (Web of Trust)

WOT can help you to identify sites and pages that are security threats. WOT ratings are powered by a global community of millions of trustworthy users who have rated millions of websites based on their experiences.

Clip to Evernote
Clip to Evernote

Evernote is a popular extension among designer community. The Clip to Evernote extension makes it easy for Chrome users to save content to Evernote and more.

Feedly xt
Feedly xt

This Google Chrome extension transforms Google Reader into your own personalized magazine, resulting in a fast and stylish way to enjoy and share the content of your favorite websites.

Shareholic for Google Chrome
Shareholic for Google Chrome

Share links from within the browser, from any webpage, with anyone, using the same services you already know and love like Facebook, Twitter, Gmail, Evernote, Delicious, Digg, and more from one simple all-in-one browser extension.

LastPass
LastPass

It is a free online password manager and Form Filler that makes your web browsing easier and more secure than ever.

StayFocusd
StayFocusd

StayFocusd is a productivity extension for Google Chrome that helps you stay focused on work by restricting the amount of time you can spend on time-wasting websites.

Google Chrome to Phone Extension
Google Chrome to Phone Extension

This Chrome extension adds a button to Chrome that lets you seamlessly push links, maps, and currently selected text and phone numbers to your Android device.

goo.gl URL Shortener
goo.gl URL Shortener

This is an extension which allows you to shorten the current website URL with the Google URL Shortener service.

Google Tasks
Google Tasks

Here is an extension that can easily add and manage your tasks from Chrome in various ways:

Google Similar Pages
Google Similar Pages

This Google Chrome extension can quickly preview and explore other pages that are similar to the one you are browsing.

Diigo Bookmark, Archive, Highlight & Sticky-Note
Diigo Bookmark, Archive, Highlight & Sticky-Note

Diigo is probably the most popular extension for annotating, archiving and bookmarking web pages. With this easy-to-use tool, you can bookmark links to archive web pages or to read later, attach highlights & stickles to a webpage as a reminder, share pages with annotation via Twitter, Facebook, Google Buzz and any more.

exfm
exfm

Exfm turns the entire web into your personal music library. When you browse, exfm runs in the background indexing every MP3 file you come across, building a music library for you. exfm will continue to check the sites you’ve visited, adding new music for you to listen to every day.

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