Google’s products are gaining acceptance all over the world. The product in discussion today is the Google Chrome that has acclaimed the top spot in the world due to its lighter burden on the CPU. Another great thing about this web browser is the wide array of extensions for increased productivity as well as fun. Here’s out list of Top 10 Google Chrome Extensions that have been of interest to the common man.
iReader allows you to view news stories and other articles in a single clutter-free page. It strips out the ads and extraneous layout and displays the article in a very easy to read, scrollable display.
9. Screen Capture
It’s easy to use this extension to capture visible content of a tab, a region of a web page, or the whole page as a PNG image. You can also edit your captured image before saving it as a PNG image. Highlighting, redacting and adding text are supported.
8. FeedSquares – Supercharge your Google Reader
FeedSquares provides a cool, entertaining way to read your favorite feeds.
7. Web Clipboard
This extension will allow you to use the Google Web Clipboard to store text and HTML content. It uses Google Docs web clipboard, so you can access all your data directly in any Google Apps.
6. Turn Off the Lights
With one click on the lamp button, the page will be fading to dark and automatic focus to the video. Click again, the page will return back as normal.
5. Alexa Traffic Rank
The Alexa extension accompanies you as you surf, providing you with Alexa data about the sites you visit without interrupting your browsing.
4. Google Translate
This extension adds a button to your browser toolbar. Click the translate icon whenever you want to translate the page you’re visiting.
3. Proxy Switchy
Proxy Switchy is an advanced proxy manager for Google Chrome, it allows users to manage and switch between multiple proxy profiles quickly and easily.
Block all advertisements on all web pages, even Facebook and Youtube. Your browser is automatically updated with additions to the filter: just click “Add to Chrome,” then visit your favorite website and see the ads disappear.
1. Awesome Screenshot: Capture & Annotate
Capture the whole page or any portion, annotate it with rectangles, circles, arrows, lines and text, blur sensitive info, one-click upload to share. Support PNG and shortcuts.