Which productivity extensions for the Google Chrome browser do you use? Do you consider them useful in order to be more productive? Which ones would you recommend for everyone, which ones only for some special needs?
Screen Capture is my favorite Chrome Extension. What I find especially good about it are (1) It can capture a large screen without the user having to manually zoom down (2) It supports text entry, highlighting, redaction and other annotation facilities (3) It gives a choice of copying to clipboard and save as PNG file.
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All mangas reader...Follow updates of mangas (Some Manga, Manga Fox, Bleach Exile, MangaStream, ...). Beautify reading, with full chapters scans.
StayFocusd increases your productivity by limiting the amount of time per day that you can spend browsing time-wasting websites.
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Google Mail Checker Plus
Displays the number of unread messages in your Gmail and Google Apps inbox. Preview mail, read, delete, archive and mark as spam!
Extension for getting current url in short form.Short link is automatically copied to the clipboard and if select any part of text on the page and to call the Clicker extension, then selected text with short link will be copied in Clicker's input field and all this will be copied into the clipboard.
Since I'm a regular reader of TC posts TechCrunch Slides is my favorite chrome app
For easy navigation to frequently accessed sites my vote goes to Quick Access extension:
First of all I prefer the Click-to-play feature from Chrome Labs:
- go to "about:flags" and enable "Click to play"
- then go to Options > Content-Options and activate "Click to play" for Plug-ins
Other than that~ these are not really productivity extensions but I think they definitely improve your browsing:
blocks all kinds of Ads, fully compatible with AdBlock Plus filters, you can subscribe to any of them
if you are often downloading from MegaUpload this extension will start downloads automatically once the wait time is over
allows you to save your browser tabs into sessions you can open at any time
(there are various of these on the Webstore,)
Screen Capture (by Google)
create easy screenshots of webpages, no need to "hide" your bookmarks or other tabs