The Best Google Chrome Extensions (2015 Edition)

Find the Best Chrome Extensions to enhance your browsing experience, entertainment quotient by plugins that make web browsing more secure than ever, and niche plugins with dedicated functionalities – welcome to the world of amazing Chrome extensions.

Enjoy productivity with the web, as Chrome productivity extensions offer functionalities such as to do lists, event managers, reminders, and lists management. Gaming links, content from social profiles, and content relevant to your favorite topics – everything is served right through your browser with cool new Chrome apps at your disposal. Use specialized plugins to enable all kinds of multimedia content, add niche compatibility widgets, and add one click connections to your favorite networks, all this and more with Chrome entertainment extensions.

Best Chrome Extensions for Heavy User

1Password

1Password is a password manager that goes beyond simple password storage by integrating directly with your web browser to automatically log you into websites, enter credit card information, fill registration forms, and easily generate strong passwords.

AdBlock Plus

Used by over 50 million people, a free ad blocker for Chrome that blocks ALL annoying ads, malware and tracking. Adblock Plus is the most popular ad blocker ever, and also supports websites by not blocking unobtrusive ads by default (configurable).

Momentum

best google chrome extension

Replace new tab page with a personal dashboard featuring todo, weather, and inspiration. New tab personal dashboard that inspires you to be more productive.

Pushbullet

Bringing together your devices, friends, and the things you care about. Your messages, photos, songs, and links live in many places. They live on your phone, tablet, computer, and all the other devices that are a part of your life. Sometimes they come from friends, and sometimes from people you follow. Pushbullet is a place where they can all come together and be easily accessible.

Earth View from Google Earth

Experience a beautiful image from Google Earth every time you open a new tab. Earth View displays a beautiful Satellite image from Google Earth every time you open a new tab.

Google Input Tools

Switch to typing in a different language with the click of the mouse, and switch back just as easily. The Google Input Tools extension provides virtual keyboards for over 90 languages, full IMEs or direct transliteration for over 30 different scripts, and handwriting input for over 40 languages.

Coupons at Checkout

During checkout it will remind, show, and automatically enter coupon codes for you with a single click.

Coupons at Checkout

UpTo for Google Calendar

Follow sports schedules, TV shows, concerts, and more, without ever leaving your Google Calendar. Browse UpTo’s enormous directory of calendars and follow the ones you care about, alongside your Google Calendar.

Evernote Web Clipper

Clip web pages as you browse. Keep them all in Evernote. Quickly find anything you’ve collected. When you find something good, clip it. Every research article, travel confirmation, and bit of inspiration is collected in Evernote, forever. Organize and find it on any device.

Taco

See your tasks from 40+ other services on Chrome’s new tab page. Asana, Basecamp, GitHub, Gmail, OmniFocus, Trello, Zendesk, more. Taco (tacoapp.com) brings all of your existing tasks from 40+ services – like Gmail, Basecamp, Trello, and Zendesk – on to Chrome’s new tab page. Confidently focus.

Office Editing for Docs, Sheets & Slides

View and edit Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint files — without needing Office installed on your computer. Once the extension is installed, Office files that you drag into Chrome, open in Gmail, Google Drive, and more, will be opened in Docs, Sheets, and Slides for viewing and editing.

Strict Workflow

Enforces a 25min/5min workflow: 25 minutes of distraction-free work, followed by 5 minutes of break. Repeat as necessary.

1. Click to start a 25-minute work timer, and work without distraction.
2. Click to start a 5-minute break timer, and kick back and relax.
3. Repeat until all your work is done.

Search by Image (by Google)

This extension allows you to initiate a Google search using any image on the web. By the Google Images team.

The Great Suspender

Automatically suspends unused tabs to free up system resources. Unload, park, suspend tabs to reduce memory footprint of chrome. Tabs can auto-suspend after a configurable period of time or be suspended manually. Tabs can be whitelisted to avoid automatic suspension. Suspended tabs are retained after closing and reopening browser, preventing many tabs from all reloading after a restart. Very simple, intuitive interface.

Google Dictionary (by Google)

With this extension, you can:
1) Double-click any word to view its definition in a small pop-up bubble.
2) View the complete definition of any word or phrase using the toolbar dictionary.
3) Store a history of words you’ve looked up, so you can practice them later. Foreign words are automatically translated to your language of choice.

Cite This For Me: Web Citer

Automatically create website citations in the APA, MLA, Chicago, or Harvard referencing styles at the click of a button. Simply browse to the page you wish to cite and click the button to generate a correctly formatted citation. Then copy-and-paste the citation into your assignment, or add it to your online bibliography for safe keeping until later.

Send to Kindle for Google Chrome™

Send to Kindle for Google Chrome makes web articles easier to read – we send just the content you want and not the distractions.

Key features include:
Send news articles, blog posts and other web content to Kindle.
Send web content to Kindle in one step or preview before you send.
Select text from the web page and send it to your Kindle.
Edit the title and author of your document before sending.
Read anytime, everywhere on your Kindle devices and reading apps.
Choose to archive content in your Kindle library, where you can re-download it conveniently at any time.

Hola Better Internet

Access websites blocked in your country, company or school with Hola! Hola is free and easy to use! This is NOT a peer to peer application. This extension does not link to nor encourages the download of any other products and is fully functional as is without requiring any additional download/component.

That’s it.

Did we miss any of your favorites? Do tell us about your list of best Chrome extensions, we would be glad to hear out your choices.

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  • http://hiverhq.com Niraj

    Excellent article, Jaspal. Great list. Do check out hiverhq.com, really good for sharing emails (by just adding labels – no need to forward), and for delegating emails to your team-mates. It also lets you write notes on emails.