Despite Chrome’s reputation of hogging system resources on a laptop or PC, it is the browser most computer owners probably use. And it’s a good browser at that.
This why this list of must-have extensions for Google Chrome will make your browsing that much easier.
Also available on mobile, the Adblock Plus extension is perfect to stop all those pesky ads from popping up while you are browsing. And the best part? It is absolutely free!
AdblockPlus also comes with a bunch of features. Some of which include:
This is probably the first extension you would want to add to your browser as it may help you the most.
You may have noticed that if you have too many tabs open at once in your Chrome browser it tends to slow down your device. Evernote Web Clipper allows you to store your data in an accessible place, instead of having to keep open multiple tabs for those bits and pieces of information. It is also available on mobile.
This is an especially useful extension if you are a student and must do a ton of research.
The LastPass extension is perfect for creating and storing strong passwords. It can be used across all your devices and will not let you down. Having this built into your browser is probably a good idea, especially if your work or studies require you to be on the internet a lot.
The LastPass extension stores all your encrypted passwords in a vault online only accessible by you. It is “freemium” meaning that while there are paid versions, the standard version allows you enough features to get you by.
Are you a tab hog? Love having countless tabs open at a time while browsing? Then the Tab Wrangler extension will suit you.
Having multiple tabs open at a time, especially in Chrome, tends to slow down your device quite a bit while browsing. However, this extension takes tabs that have been inactive for a certain period and closes them.
Do not worry though, the best part is there is easy access to the tab again once you need it.
This extension is perfect for people whose devices are especially low on resources and can give you the boost you need while browsing the web.
These are just a few of many extensions for your Google Chrome, narrowed down to a key group because too many extensions can also be a resource hog.
So, check these out as they can solve quite a bit of problems you may have while browsing.