Favourite Chrome Extensions

Listed here are a selection of my favourite Chrome browser extensions.

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Ad-Block – The most popular Chrome extension, with over 2 million users. Blocks ads all over the web.

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Bookmark Sentry – A bookmark scanner that checks for duplicate and bad links.

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Chrome Gestures – Allows you to navigate pages, back and forth, by holding down your right mouse button and drawing a line. Speeds up web browsing very effectively once you’re in the habit.

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Easy YouTube Video Downloader – Easiest method to download YouTube videos in FLV, MP3, 3GP, MP4, 720p and 1080p FULL-HD video qualities.

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goo.gl URL Shortener – Shorten web addresses instantly.

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Google Chrome to Phone – Enables you to send links and other information from Chrome to your Android device.

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IE Tab – Website only viewable in Internet Explorer? This button will seamlessly open an IE window within Chrome.

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imgur – My most-used extension – take a page snapshot, rehost a webpage image or upload images from your desktop using drag and drop.

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Minimalist for Facebook – individually hide or tweak almost 50 interface elements, customise colours and more…

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Up – Browser action which gives the option to navigate ‘up’ a level from the current URL

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Yet Another Drag and Go – Drag a word to different parts of the screen to search for it on Wikipedia, YouTube, Google etc… Incredibly useful and time-saving once you’ve built the habit.