Most Popular 15 Google Chrome add-ons

GChrome Google Chrome now fully supports extensions. There are hundreds of add-ons available for Chrome browser and you can add features to your browser by installing them.

Here are some of the most popular extensions which are really useful to Google Chrome Users.

  1. Gtalk Extension: The extension as the name suggests adds a button to your toolstrip of Google Chrome and when clicked upon opens a new small window which asks you to put your Google Account username and password and you can start to chat immediately.
  2. IE Tab: Some sites still required Internet Explorer to view properly .With this extension you can now see those sites without leaving Chrome.
  3. Google Chrome Backup: Google Chrome backup is a small tool to create, backup, restore and manage Google Chrome profiles such as personal data like history, bookmarks, etc.
  4. AdThwart: AdThwart drastically reduces the number of annoying and invasive ads you see. This makes browsing the web less taxing on both your computer and your sanity.
  5. Google URL Shortener: Shortening a long URL into a smaller one make it is easier to share, tweet, or email to friends.
  6. Google Mail Checker: Displays the number of unread messages in your Google Mail inbox. You can also click the button to open your inbox.
  7. AdBlock: block ads on web pages
  8. WOT: WOT (Web of Trust), the best security add-on for Firefox and Internet Explorer now supports Google Chrome also.
  9. Lastpass: LastPass is a free online password manager and Form Filler that makes your web browsing easier and more secure.
  10. Click &Clean: 1-click automatic and secure deletion of browsing history. Erases all temporary internet files, typed URLs and another crap from your PC.
  11. Google Translate: Another very useful add-on to Chrome. This extension adds a button to your browser toolbar. Click the translate icon whenever you want to translate the page you’re visiting.
  12. RSS Subscription Extension: This extension auto-detects RSS feeds on the page you are reading and upon finding one will display an RSS icon in the Omnibox, allowing you to click on it to preview the feed content and subscribe.
  13. Cooliris: Cooliris is the fastest and most stunning way to browse photos and videos. Effortlessly scroll through media on an infinite 3D Wall.
  14. Xmarks Bookmarks Sync: Xmarks is the #1 bookmarking add-on. Xmarks synchronizes across multiple computers, and across web browsers: Chrome, Firefox, Safari and Internet Explorer.
  15. Facebook for Google Chrome  :An unofficial extension which lets you view your Facebook news feed, wall and notifications in Google Chrome. You can also update your status by clicking on your profile picture.

Kannan is a computer and Android enthusiast, a blogger by passion and a tech freak. His always ready-to-help attitude, knowledge and hard work is what drives him.

2 Comments

  1. admin

    Jan 6, 2010 at 2:54 am

    Thanks mate for the info!

  2. Manigault

    Jan 4, 2010 at 1:11 pm

    PC World released a list of the top 10 Google Chrome Add-ons. http://www.pcworld.com/article/185744/top_10_chrome_browser_add_ons.html

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