Chrome is the most popular browser, well designed and packed with lot of essential features. It is popular mostly due to its huge library of add-ons that give it endless new functions and abilities.
Well, chrome web store is packed with so many extensions that it’s hard to know which will really make a difference to everyday browsing. So, I’ve put together this list of top 5 useful chrome extensions which i use in my daily browsing. Give them a try and transform your browsing experience.
Color picking on browser made easy
ColorZilla for Google Chrome is an extension that assists web developers and graphic designers with color related tasks – both basic and advanced. This extension includes a Color Picker, Eye Dropper, Gradient Generator and many additional advanced color tools.
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With ColorZilla you can get a color reading from any point in your browser, quickly adjust this color and paste it into another program. You can analyze the page and inspect a palette of its colors.
4. Fake Filler
A form filler that fills all inputs on a page with fake/dummy data.
Fake Filler is the form filler to fill all input fields on a page with randomly generated fake data. This productivity boosting extension is a must for developers and testers who work with forms as it eliminates the need for manually entering values in fields.
Experience a cleaner, faster web and block annoying ads
Adblock Plus is the most popular browser extension available for Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome, Opera and Android. Its primary purpose is to remove all intrusive advertisements from your browsing experience: YouTube video ads, Facebook ads, banners, pop-ups, pop-unders, background ads etc.
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Choose what you want to see when browsing the web by using filter lists to block unwanted elements, like ads or tracking.
Keep your passwords in one place and log into accounts automatically
LastPass is a secure password manager that stores all of your usernames and passwords in one safe place, called a Vault. After you save a password to your Vault, LastPass always remembers it for you.
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This extension puts you in control of your online life – making it easy to keep your critical information safe and secure so you can access it whenever you want, wherever you are. Save all your passwords, addresses, credit cards and more in your secure vault and LastPass will automatically fill in your information when you need it.
Personalize your chrome new tab dashboard.
Momentum is a personal dashboard. It’s a homepage replacement for Chrome that is intended to inspire and focus you throughout your work day. It greets you by name with an inspiring photo and quote along with the practical stuff like the time and weather.
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- New inspirational photo and quote each day
- Set a daily goal/focus/intention
- Keep track of tasks with Todo list
- See the weather and forecast
- Links and search
- Show bookmarks bar on new tab
- Default Chrome Tab/Apps links
- Customize the dashboard by showing/hiding widgets
- Set your uptime and downtime with Balance mode
- Feel good and get things done!
Thats all for this list. I’ll bring more on coming days. Please do comment on how you feel about these extensions and if there’s more extension you know that probably should be in this list..