Google's web browser Chrome is steadily making its space in the web browsing market. It's now the leading web browser in desktop segment and supports thousands and thousands on extensions with impressive features. I've handpicked some of the popular add-ons for Google Chrome which can pimp up your default browser with some useful features to help you make most out of the web. Depending on your needs you can either install some of the select plugins mentioned below along with the ones you're already using with your browser. My personal favorite extensions in this list are the theme extension and the backup plugin which I always use on a regular basis. I'd highly recommend ChromePass plugin which is one of the best password retrieval extensions. So here we go and see these flexible extensions for Google Chrome web Browser. To ensure that these extensions work smoothly, do update your browser as well as the extensions whenever a new version arrives. Keep the auto update feature enabled for plugins.
1. blurkMAC - Mac OS X Chrome Theme
Transforms Chrome's appearance with a stunning Mac OS-X look and feel. Light on system resources and very easy to install.
2. Chrome Addon - Google Chrome Backup
Google Chrome backup add-on creates, backups, restores and manages Chrome profiles. All history, bookmarks and related stuff are maintained very easily with this add-on.
3. Chrome Addon - ChromePass
Excellent add-on for recovering passwords stored by Chrome. Along with password following information is also displayed. a) Origin URL b) Action URL c) User Name d) Field e) Password Field f) User Name g) Password h) Created Time
4. XChrome - Theme Manager
XChrome is a complete theme manager and installs different skins with a click of button.
5. Chrome Addon: Portable Chrome For USB Stick
Tiny version of Google Chrome ideal for carrying in your USB memory stick. Light and zippy with all core features of Chrome.
6. Google Chrome Dual View Plugin
This plugin splits the viewing pane into two halves and lets you browse two sites simultaneously.
7. Google Chrome Plugin: PageRank Status Checker
This excellent plugin adds the facility of checking Google Page Rank and Alexa Rank at the same time.
Google engineers are working towards full support of Firefox plugins in Chrome and we can expect the same in 1st or 2nd quarter of 2009.
Top 7 Google Chrome Add-Ons And Plugins
By Rajeev Edmonds On Thursday, December 04, 2008 with