Over 3.65 billion internet users choose Google Chrome as their internet browser of choice. That equates to roughly 63.58% of the total browser market share. For reference, the second most popular browser, Safari, holds just 19.37% of the browser market share. And what’s not to love? Google Chrome offers several important benefits such as an easy user interface, endless design capabilities and the option to customize its service with the use of in-browser extensions in the Google Chrome Web Store.
Looking to elevate your Google Chrome experience? Check out these 5 must-have chrome extensions:
- Auto Tab Discard
- ColorPick Eyedropper
- Email Tracker for Gmail
This one goes to all the folks with several tabs open (plus some)! When you force your computer to keep many browser tabs open and running, you decrease your RAM speed and decrease your device’s memory load. Auto Tab Discard is a lightweight extension that automatically reduces the memory load of open-but inactive tabs. It’s a perfect solution for those who don’t want to close their numerous tabs but also want to maintain their device’s regular performance.
Trusted by over 1 million users, you don’t have to be a creative to have the curiosity to know a color’s code. Pick from any snapshot of a webpage to learn the exact color values the page uses. Choose the area with confidence knowing that this Chrome extension also comes with a zoomed eyedropper for the utmost accuracy in your selection.
Meet the #1 Mail Tracker extension on the Chrome Web Store! This life-changing extension allows you to find out the moment your emails have been read, track the number of clicks and how many times a recipient has opened the mail straight from your usual Gmail interface. Over 1.5 million active users use the free or premium version to track their emails!
Write with confidence thanks to Grammarly! Grammarly is a writing assistant that offers you specific suggestions to help you improve your writing — and it goes way beyond grammar. You’ll even find options to control your audience, formality, domain and tone! Not only will you be confident that your writing is correct but also clear and concise!
Replace your basic ‘new tab page’ on Google Chrome with a personal dashboard featuring to-do tasks, weather to your location and inspiration to seize the day! Momentum gives you a moment of calm and motivates you to be more productive. Get inspired with a daily photo and quote, set a daily focus and track your to-dos. Eliminate distractions and beat procrastination with a reminder of your focus for the day on every new tab.
This list offers just a handful of the hidden gem extensions available. The Google Chrome Web Store has hundreds of thousands of options for you. Explore it now to optimize your Google Chrome experience!