Google chrome is one of the most popular browsers across the world, with approximately 59.9% global users. One of the main reasons for Google Chrome to become one of the most preferred browsers is the extensive library of extensions available on the Chrome Web Store.
There is no doubt that other browsers also have tons of extensions to offer. However, the sheer number and quality of extensions available in Chrome Web Store make choosing the best ones very difficult. According to the latest tech news, we have compiled a list of 20 best Google Chrome extensions that will not only make your life easy but will also increase your productivity.
1. Privacy Badger Google Chrome Extension
Privacy Badger is similar to Adblock Pro and Ghostery and blocks advertisers and other third parties that track your online activities. It helps you to block all the annoying ads that seem to follow you around the web.
With Blur, users can create and store strong passwords and can sync your important passwords across all devices such as desktops and iOS devices. Premium users can also avail added security to mask their online purchases.
LastPass means you need to remember only one password in order to keep other login details securely in one place. You can also create notes for offline information that you want to protect.
Typio helps you save time since it preserves lost data typed into online forms. If your session has expired or your internet connection has dropped, you wouldn’t have to worry about refilling the data, thanks to this extension.
Grammarly is an extremely useful tool that helps you correct your grammatical mistakes while creating your documents, articles etc. You can easily write without worrying about making any grammatical or spelling mistakes.
Pushbullet helps you connect your android device to the computer and allows you to reply to messages on Whatsapp and Facebook messenger and more. It helps ensure you don’t get distracted by your mobile device and stay glued to your desktop screen.
7. Adblock Plus
Adblock Plus is extremely useful for blocking those annoying pop-up ads that disturb you while surfing the internet. It also helps to block your online activities tracking.
Pocket extension is a save it for later service. It helps you save articles offline for reading later on-the-go. This is a useful app for people who like to read a lot of articles on the web.
9. Google Scholar Button
Google scholar button is an excellent tool for cross-referencing articles without having to go back and forth in different tabs. You can easily find the source of the article you are citing.
Any.do is a to-do list tool. It helps you seamlessly sync your checklists and tasks from your smartphone to your desktop. You can also create new lists, reminders, add notes and much more.
If you are constantly getting distracted by all the noise in your workplace, you should definitely install Noisli. Noisli helps you create and listen to your favourite background sounds in order to focus and concentrate.
Onetab compresses all of your open tabs into a single tab page with links to all of the web pages. This is a useful solution for when you do not want to lose the link to an important page.
It is easy to get distracted from your main work while surfing the internet. StayFocusd helps you stay focused on work by restricting the amount of time you spend on distracting websites.
14. Evernote Web Clipper
Evernote Web Clipper allows you to save articles, bookmarks and take quick screenshots. It is an extremely useful tool for working more productively.
Marinara helps you work using the Pomodoro method. Pomodoro basically means working in a cycle of deep work and rest. This tool is an amazing solution to boost your productivity at workplace.
16. Strict Workflow
Strict workflow is another productivity tool which is similar to Marinara extension. You can setup distraction-free work of 25 minutes followed by a 5 minute break.
Momentum app gives you a moment of calm in order to become more productive. It also helps eliminate distraction and beats procrastination with reminders.
18. The Great Suspender
The great suspender is useful for suspending unused tabs in order to free up system resources. It helps ensure your system is running fast reducing memory footprint of chrome.
One bad key and you end up on the previous webpage with all of your information vanished! Backstop stops your backspace from taking you to the previous page, thus preserving all your information.
Boomerang allows users to schedule their message sending and also postpone emails. This Google Chrome extension can boost your productivity since it allows you to focus on work rather than worry about sending emails, every now and then. Free users can schedule 10 messages a month, whereas paid subscription helps you send unlimited message credits with a variety of other premium features.
These are all the Google Chrome extensions that can help you stay productive in 2018.
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