Stefan TheofilosProduct Designer, Entrepreneur

What are must-have Chrome Extensions?

What are some must-have extensions for Google Chrome?
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  1. 681
    Grammarly for Chrome

    Clear, effective, mistake-free writing everywhere you type.

    ronsheridan5Startup Wannabe · Written
    Helps dramatically improve written communications every day.
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    Tucker Stilleyscrutineer, Permanent record · Written
    it's my Best friend, use an eyetracker, and I can go 40% faster with Grammarly backing me up
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    Bill MitchellDirector, GarageSeeds · Written
    I use it every day. It really cleans up my messages.
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    The Great Suspender

    Auto-suspend inactive tabs to reduce memory usage of chrome

    Chrome is a memory and battery hog. The Great Suspender helps reduce Chrome's resource consumption.
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    William PitcherFounder, Pitcher Group · Written
    A must have for 20-tab types.
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    Adam Moisamoisaconsulting.com · Written
    Saves your RAM! Easy UX to make a specific site not suspendable too if needed.
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    • Sergio Ravelobringing innovation to nonprofits

      Initially I thought my Mac would be able to function better while maintaining ALL of my tabs open but makes sense that if you I close a few my memory functionality increases.

    • Harshita AroraFounder @Harshita Apps

      I love The Great Suspender! Has made me a whole lot more productive!

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    Pocket for Web

    Save things for later with Pocket, refreshed with a new look

    Moak DesignsInternet Marketing Specialist · Written
    I love using this because it will save the permanent copy of the content even if the page no longer exists, they allow you to update the content within the pocket if you wanted updated version.
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    I love Pocket and use the Chrome extension on a daily basis. But beware, you may end up adding a lot (yes a loooot..) of articles which you can't read in one life term ;) . Be disciplined, add what you really want to read later and archive frequently to have a stress free reading experience
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    Emily Kellerttech lover & travel freak & tractive PM · Written
    I can never read everything I see posted and with Pocket I can easily save with tags so I can find them at a later time.
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    OneTab

    Save 95% memory by converting all your open tabs into a list

    Kyle PetersenStudent at Oregon State University · Written
    A must have extension. Converts all open tabs into one list!
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    OneTab is an amazing way to manage tabs and save what you are researching or browsing, when you don't have time to finish that activity. With OneTab it's like always having a mini-dashboard full of everything I need.
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    I work with music curation and everyday I open more than 200 tabs and this extension saved my life.
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    • M DorsettWriter on the hunt 24/7

      I wish that I could create groups of tabs. If I have a group of tabs that are all related to one subject, I want to group them together within the onetab list.

    • Vedran RasicCreator @ autoklose.com | myautoshop.net

      I used is for well over 1y and it's OneTab that I always keep opened. Whenever I let loose browsing and I know I have to get back to my focus - right click and move to one-tab for later. Thanks OT team for making this amazing tool.

  5. Edwin KhooGraduate Student, MIT · Written
    Memory-efficient ad blocker.
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    William PitcherFounder, Pitcher Group · Written
    Also highly recommended by Leo Laporte of TWiT -- for whatever that is worth to you.
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    Great on CPU and memory (benchmark charts here https://github.com/gorhill/uBloc...) and blocks more than just ads - tracking scripts, etc.
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  6. 258
    Taskade for Chrome

    Turn your new tab into a checklist, note, or outline ⚡️✏️✅

    John Xie made this product
    Taskade is the easiest way to stay organized and get things done in your Chrome browser. New tab into a checklist, note, or outline, and track your progress instantly. Lists are collaborative and real-time, so you can work together in groups and teams.
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    John Xie made this product
    Taskade is the easiest way to stay organized and get things done in your Chrome browser. New tab into a checklist, note, or outline, and track your progress instantly. Lists are collaborative and real-time, so you can work together in groups and teams.
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    • Amazing app overall. I have been using the app since day 1, and the speed in which the product iterates and quality of the new features added shows me that this is a product I can trust and use for the long term

    • Great app that I actually been using for awhile, way before Product Hunt. I like it because it's simple, allows you to focus on things you need to get done and allows for easy tracking.

  7. I love 1Password. Best password management tool.
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    Andrew Mager ♫Moving people with code at Postmates. · Written
    Worth a monthly fee, never worry about someone getting your password.
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    José AdanIT Consultant, Front-End Developer · Written
    I´ve been using it for about 7 years, it is a must for me.
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    Toby

    Better Than Bookmarks

    Kevin ChengCEO, Incredible Labs · Written
    Like OneTab but I prefer its interface. Organize open tabs to put them away for later.
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    I've used other bookmarking extensions before but this is by far the easiest to use - I love the different categories!!
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    Shadab KhanFront-end developer and tech lover · Written
    Great tab management extension. We can make lists of tabs and then close the tab and it saves it for us to visit it in the future. You even get the option of either accessing the extension via a New Page or through the extension icon in the tray, meaning you can choose not to have the app take up your New Page in Chrome.
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    • Michael BabichEntrepreneur, hacker, and traveler.

      Downloaded. Couldn't even try it stopped by request to register account. If every minor Chrome extension would require registration for usage, it would be nightmare. There are OneTab that does similar job very good with no need to provide an email.

      This one looks like hustling to get your contacts and spam you.

    • Hannah K ZambranoSenior Executive, Mindvalley

      Downloaded the product, looks great and perfect for a big problem I have had for years with bookmarks and then later realized that my brownser home page had change to toby?!?! what?? not cool. If you will change a setting in my browser you HAVE to let me know, and if you did let me know then it was not clear AT ALL.

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    LastPass

    Newly launched Mac OS X integration for password management

    Syed Irfaq R. ⚡️3Founder & CEO, Lukonet · Written
    Been using it for years! It's the best password manager.
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    Arnav JhunjhunwalaKeep on creating. Keep on Inventing. · Written
    Dont just remember it, share it when its needed.
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    Been using it for a while. Very easy to use. Simple and secure storage for your passwords.
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    • matt kocajDev on a mission to work for himself

      It's definitely a leap to use a password manager. Actually it's a pain in the ass. but it's so worth it.

      Passwords aren't going away any time soon so this is the only safe options for the near future. Get onto it.

      If you're having trouble convincing your mainstream friends and family try this video https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IgCHcuCw_RQ

    • Nick AllenHead of Marketing at FileInvite | Kiwi

      LastPass means you never have to use the same password on multiple websites again. Use the handy features to share your passwords with other users and sync your work account so that you can easily onboard team members. User for yeasrs.

  10. 178
    Honey

    Honey automatically applies the best coupon code at checkout

    Tomas DI like turtles · Written
    I have tried using this many many times, not even once did it find valid coupon
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    Blake RobbinsVC at Ludlow Ventures · Written
    Honey is one of the best Chrome extensions ever. They help you automatically apply coupon codes at check-out. Disclaimer: Ludlow is an investor.
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    Chase WilliamsManaging Partner - Market My Market · Written
    Save money on everything bought online
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    • Ryan HooverFounder, Product Hunt

      I just saved $15 on a new bed frame last night using Honey.

      Honey is one of my favorite Chrome extensions. In the past I would often search Google for “STORE NAME coupon”, browsing through ugly, popup-ridden coupon code sites, most of which didn’t work (because they’re expired or fake). Honey does that for you and attempts to apply codes at checkout.

      They also have a price tracking feature for sites like Amazon so you can signup to receive a notification when the price drops.

    • Manisha RaisinghaniCo-founder & CTO, LogiNext

      Product discovery, where the right consumer has access to the right solution at the right time, is essential. Honey has the solution that people want, now it has to make sure it reaches all the interested folk through channel partnerships.

  11. 182
    Pushbullet

    Send files, links, and more to your phone and back, fast!

    My cure for FOMO. When I come across an interesting article, instead of feeling pressure to read it immediately, I'll send it to Pushbullet for reading later.
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    João Antunesco partner, Survs · Written
    Been using for a long time, it's great for someone that has an Android. I use it all the time to transfer links between the mobile chrome and the laptop
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    Anand SoniFreelance UX/UI Developer · Written
    It increased my productivity by two-three folds.
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    Wappalyzer

    Identify the software used on the websites you visit

    ShyjalFounder, Collect.chat · Written
    Great extension to see tech stack of a website instantly.
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    AKTPyten Labs · Written
    So many libraries.. 👌🏼
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    José AdanIT Consultant, Front-End Developer · Written
    Best tool for web developers.
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    Evernote

    Note taking gets even simpler

    Arya RaniGot nothing to do with Arya Stark · Written
    As a writer, I find Evernote really helpful while I research. I can clip useful content easily
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    Andreas DuessCCO, Nourish Food Marketing · Written
    I dislike the visual clutter that surrounds Evernote, but I love the web clipper. There's no better tool to collect info for later, offline and local, consumption.
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    Amy AhrensOwner, Copy by Amy · Written
    I'm a freelance writer and I mostly use Evernote for clipping articles when researching topics I'm writing about. I also use it for taking notes when on calls w/ clients and I use the Chrome extension (to clip articles) as well.
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    • Emily Kellerttech lover & travel freak & tractive PM

      Absolutely love Evernote. Use it for work and personal use and that is easy with the ability to make notebooks. Tags are super helpful as is annotating a document or editing a picture with Skitch. Makes my life easier and more organized!

    • David NeiraChape Fitness - Online Personal Training

      Evernote is a platform that allows you to organize, store, share and then search your information. Evernote impacts a business's productivity by streamlining the collection and distribution of critical information by enhancing its retrieval. Evernote's gives your business enhanced control of the information you own or information already collected by your employees. It's your business. It's your information.

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    Ghostery

    See which companies are tracking you on websites

    Syed Irfaq R. ⚡️3Founder & CEO, Lukonet · Written
    I used to use this extension but stopped after I came to know, they sell data to advertising companies, unfortunately. Switched to "Privacy Badger" instead. Ghostery would've been good if they weren't selling info.
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    David BaruchelFounder, CaptainParrot & Start The F* Up · Written
    Lists and blocks all the trackers on any web page. The number is sometimes scarily high !
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    Gotta stop those trackers
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    Privacy.com

    Get a new virtual card for every transaction

    Clay Kohutengineer @ privacy.com · Written
    Like last pass for credit cards -- my favorite extension by far.
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    Jack KimFounder @ Ember Labs · Written
    It's definitely a must, genuinely useful and designed well too.
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    Daniel GreenbergMaking weird internet · Written
    Love working here - making real change everyday
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    • Chad WhitakerProduct Designer at Product Hunt 👋

      Privacy.com is perfect for free trials. No more setting a calendar reminder to cancel your account.

      Just create a burner card with a $1 limit, and the whole cancellation process will work itself out. 😬

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    • I really recommend this for everyone. This is how online payments should be - easy to checkout, automatic notifications on spend, easy to close down cards, and they're starting to give cashback!

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    Adblock Plus

    Popular content blocking has its own browser

    Rishi AthanikarProduct Manager. Cofounder of Beander. · Written
    Must-have for blocking obtrusive ads. Makes the general web experience much cleaner
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    jimcarusoCEO, MediaFirst PR - Atlanta · Written
    It works as expected and that is exactly what you need. You easily can unblock publisher sites that are ad-supported if you want (and which is good for the publisher).
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    Eralp BayraktarComputer Scientist · Written
    4 word horror story: "I surfed without Adblock"
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  17. Kris Leonidouco-founder @echofin · Written
    Great bookmarking with tags, page screenshots, cloud syncing, quick search. Best part: super light and available also as a standalone mobile app.
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    I have been looking for a app like this in such a long time. I do not really like Safari or Chrome...For me this has been a lifesaver. Beautiful looking and 2$ a month for dropbox backup. Approved
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    I started bookmarking with raindrop about a month ago and by far I think it's the best web based bookmark manager. Nice interface, fast loading, nested folder, lots of icon choices for the folders, and tag support.
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    HTTPS Everywhere

    Chrome extension that encrypts and secures your browser

    HTTPS Everywhere is a Firefox, Chrome, and Opera extension that encrypts your communications with many major websites, making your browsing more secure by default.
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    Marco HinzProgrammer. Runner. · Written
    Some websites offer HTTPS ("encrypted browsing"), but not by default. This extension forces HTTPS if it's available. It's handy because you install and can forget about it afterwards.
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    Syed Irfaq R. ⚡️3Founder & CEO, Lukonet · Written
    Automatically redirects to HTTPS version of the site. Helps keep your connection with the site secure and encrypted.
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  19. Joshua KlingerDirector of Online Marketing, KingFit · Written
    Great in combination with The Great Suspender to save RAM. Remembers and stores your tabs for quick access to certain tasks.
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    Dane JensenCo-Founder, Sock Club · Written
    Best Chrome extension for saving a bunch of tabs
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    Jason DavisProgrammer, Apollo Web Studio · Written
    I was about to post Session Buddy it has saved my ass at least 6,000 times in the past few years. Besides saving a full collection of windows and tabs for a session and allowing to save for future use you can also export that session as text, JSON, HTML, Markdown, and CSV formats. I have some backups where I had 30 windows and 800 tabs open and it saves it all like nothing I highly recommend this extension!
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  20. A dark mode for Chrome! It's great for working late at night.
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    Ahhhhhh...also just helps me read
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    Gabriel RibeiroPC Maintenance Tech · Written
    Thanks for sharing this. I was using Stylish before. Also a good recommendation.
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