Best Chromebook Extensions

Name of Extension Type of Extension Link from Chrome Web Store Available Offline? Y/N Notes
AdBlock Advertisment blocking N An easy extension to set up. Automatically updates. Easily block ads and set up personal ad-blocking lists.
After the Deadline Spelling & Grammar N Uses artificial intelligence to check spelling, style, and grammar. Use it to check your tweets, find mistakes in your email, and socialize with confidence. Click the ABC icon in the lower-right corner of an editable area to proofread your writing. Be sure to enable the grammar check options you want to use.
Calc SS3 Calculator Y Full featured scientific/simple (toggle for simple mode) calculator & it doesn’t use any memory when it’s not in use.
Calendar and Countdown Calendar/Scheduling Y Show a full year calendar in a single window from a toolbar button.
Checker Plus for Gmail E-mail N Displays new emails and the sender’s contact photo, get desktop notifications or even listen, read or delete them without opening a Google Mail tab! Plus many options.
Clickable Links Usability Y Turns unclickable URLs and email addresses into clickable ones.
Docs Quickly Create any Google Doc with just one click N Create a Google Doc, Spreadsheet, Presentation, or Drawing directly from your Chrome bar. No need to launch; just a single click, and you have a new document.
FlashBlock Performance N Speed up page loads: each flash element is replaced with a placeholder that allows you to load only selected elements on a given page.
Ghostery Blocker for trackers, ad networks, behavioral data providers, web publishers, and other companies interested in your activity. N Ghostery allows you to block scripts from companies that you don’t trust, delete local shared objects, and even block images and iframes. Ghostery puts your web privacy back in your hands.
Gmelius Gmail Enhancement N Ad Blocker and better user interface for Gmail™ URL Shortener Utility N Toolbar button to shorten the current website URL with the Google URL Shortener service
Google Voice Quick access to Google Voice N Quick and easy access to Google Voice. Check your inbox, send text messages, call a phone, or go directly to your Google Voice account. Also shows a count of incoming texts/messages.
Nokia Drop Content pusher for Nokia smart phones N A simple and easy way to push content and notifications to your device from public websites
One Number Message & Reader Checker N Check GMail, Google Reader, & Google Voice with one extension.
Panelize Utility/Window management Y Lets you keep content from multiple web pages onscreen at once by showing content in panels.
Search by Image (by Google) Search enhancement N Initiate a Google image search by right-clicking on any image on the web. It’s almost magical!
Short Cuts Quick access to Chrome settings N Access chrome internals, settings, etc. Very handy all in one place collection for everything you need to know about your Chrome Browser/Chrome OS.
Picasa Extension (by Google) Quick access to Picasa N Toolbar button provides quick access to Picasa Web Albums.
WidgetBlock Social site blocker N Block widely installed 3rd party social/web 2.0 widgets to make pages load faster.
Cloud Save File Transfer N Allows you simply to right on any file on a web page and save it directly into your Google Docs or other cloud storage solution.
Awesome Screenshot: Capture & Annotate Screen Capture N Capture the whole page or any portion, annotate it, and share it instantly.
Diigo Social bookmarking N Syncs with your Diigo account to seamlessly bookmark, tag, highlight, & annotate websites.
Google Reader Checker Notification and quick access to Google Readers Account N Alerts user to the number of unread blogs in the synced Google Reader Account and allows for single click access to the account.
Readability Bookmarklet Clean view of websites N This extension is targeted at space conscious users who prefer not to have the bookmarks toolbar open but want a quick way to apply Readability to internet articles. The advantage of bookmarklets is that they don’t take any computer resources until they are used.
Toggle Youtube Youtube View N This extension allows users to have a clean view of Youtube videos by clearing all related videos and comments, these can easily be accessed by just clicking the toggle comments button.
MusicAlpha Music uploader for Google Play Music N Allows uploading mp3 files from your local storage to Google Play Music without the desktop app, Music Manager, which is only available on Linux, Windows, and MacOS
Codeanywhere Code editor & FTP Client N Codeanywhere lets you code anywhere. Just install Codeanywhere in Chrome and all your servers, files, everything is waiting for you, even the files you left open will be open when you login again. Best of all everything is synchronized with your account.


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