Stefan TheofilosUI/UX Designer, Lucro Solutions

What are must-have Chrome Extensions?

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

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

    ronsheridan5co-founder, Pree.it · 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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    Adam Moisamoisaconsulting.com · Written
    Saves your RAM! Easy UX to make a specific site not suspendable too if needed.
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    William PitcherFounder, Pitcher Group · Written
    A must have for 20-tab types.
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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 · 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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  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. 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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    Evernote

    Note taking gets even simpler

    Arya RaniEverything content at My Ally · 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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  13. 112
    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 BaruchelCo-Founder, Bridges · 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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    Love working here - making real change everyday
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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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  16. 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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  17. 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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    danecjensenCo-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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  18. 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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    HTTPS Everywhere

    Chrome extension that encrypts and secures your browser

    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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    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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  20. Ryan Hoover72Founder, Product Hunt · Written
    Bitmoji recently launched a Chrome extension, making my "professional" emails so much more fun. Note to self: we should add Bitmoji support to Product Hunt. 😊
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    Ryan, I love your emails with these emojis. I am gonna give it a try :) @rrhoover
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