9 Useful Google Chrome Extensions to Try in 2017

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From the release in 2008 to the current date, Google Chrome web browser has been people’s favorite. Chrome has overtaken every other web browsers in this past few years to make its way to the top. Google Chrome is much more than just a browser. One of the reasons for chrome to be people’s favorite is that it offers a lot of very useful extensions which gives a different standing to the browser.

Those of you who don’t know what a Google Chrome Extension is, it is a collection of awesome plugins available for your chrome browser. These plugins help to make your browser look satisfying, easy, responsive and simpler with enhanced performance. These extensions work only on Google Chrome and some might work in Opera and Firefox as well. There are tons of extensions available in the Chrome’s web store so, finding the best one can be quite challenging. Well, you don’t need to worry about that we have gathered some amazing extensions for you. Before moving forward make sure to install the latest version of Google Chrome.

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Now let’s take a look at some awesome Google Chrome Extensions

Hola Better Internet

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Hola Better Internet is a free chrome extension and first community powered secure VPN. Hola provides unlimited Free VPN. It is a restriction less plugin that allows accessing any website with just one click. If you are having trouble accessing any website while at work, school or anywhere then just grab Hola Better Internet and your work is done with just a click.

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Save to Pocket

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Save to Pocket is another remarkable and useful google chrome extension. Basically, it is used to save the web contents so that you won’t have to do all the hard work finding it again in future. You can save any article or videos and enjoy it anytime you want. The contents that you saved to pocket from chrome is automatically synced to your devices.

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useful google chrome extension citrus

As important the websites are they also distract us from getting our important task done. Citrus can prevent your valuable time by letting you concentrate on your work. It is a powerful and very useful google chrome extension which allows you to block any website you want for a certain period of time. You can add the sites and set the timer. During the allocated time, the added site is blocked and as it ends the site is unblocked.

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HTTPS Everywhere

useful google chrome extension https

We are so busy browsing so many sites that sometimes we are not aware of the potentially risky sites we are on. These are the basic thing that allows vulnerability in the system. HTTPS Everywhere is an awesome security extension that can encrypt any website with just a single click. It is also available for Firefox and Opera.

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useful google chrome extension grammarly

It is easy to make mistakes while writing something. Grammarly is another amazing extension for chrome. It makes sure that anything you type is mistake-free, effective, accurate. It improves the readability of a document. The basic advantage of having Grammarly is it eliminates errors, provides clarity and meaning, provides spell checking, suggestions, and vocabulary enhancement.

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useful google chrome extension stylish

It is one of the coolest web customizing extension for those who want to personalize the look of their web browser. With stylish, you can customize any website as your color scheme needs in just one click. This extension allows customizing background, fonts, color schemes and animation too. You can design your own theme using Stylish’s CSS editor or join the Stylish community to have what you want.

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Evernote Web Clipper

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Evernote Web Clipper is Google Chrome’s new bookmark. It allows taking a much better screenshot to capture all the necessary contents on a web page. You can clip an entire web page and assign tags as well. You can mark, highlight text and even share and email. Once you clip your favorite content in Evernote, you can find it in any of your synced devices.

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goo.gl URL Shortener

useful google chrome extension url

goo.gl URL Shortener is a very useful google chrome extension which is used to shorten any website’s URL with the help of Google URL Shortener service. It is very easy to use. All you need to do is right click on the blank space on the website and the extension automatically generates the short google URL.  

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LastPass: Free Password Manager

useful google chrome extension lastpass

LastPass is the best password manager extension available in google chrome. It makes sure that your password is securely saved and allows access from all your devices. This is a very useful google chrome extension and it is easy to use. All you need to do is remember a master password of your LastPass account. LastPass automatically saves all your password and allows you to login to any site. LastPass offers unlimited password storage, keep digital records, auto-generated password and also fortifies your password.

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These extensions that we chose are randomly gathered and is not placed according to rank. There are tons of chrome extensions similar to the ones that we picked. Try out these awesome extensions and let us know what you think about them in the comment section below.

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