Google Chrome recently introduced Chrome apps. These are extensions but they can run independently.
This post includes the best Chrome apps and extensions. Most of them are free.

Internet is a place where it is incredibly easy to get lost, lose track of time and be unproductive. These Chrome apps help us to be more productive at work, increase our skills and save time.
And play a little in the time saved 🙂

Hope you enjoy.

Sketchpad 3.1

This one of the most popular Chrome apps right now. It is an image+vector editor built in HTML5.


Gliffy Diagrams

Another one of hugely popular Chrome apps. This is a diagram tool that allows you to create flowchart, org chart, UML, ERD, network diagram, wireframe, floor plan and more!

Gliffy Diagrams

Docs PDF/PowerPoint Viewer (by Google)

View a PowerPoint presentations or PDF file with this Chrome app.

1 Docs PDF-PowerPoint Viewer (by Google)

Google Quick Scroll

This Chrome app lets you jump directly to the relevant bits of a Google search result.

2 Google Quick Scroll

Save to Google Drive

With this Chrome app you’ll be able to save web content or screen capture directly to Google drive.

3 Save to Google Drive

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Diigo Web Collector

Bookmark, Archive, Screenshot & Markup – All-In-One web collector app for Google Chrome.

5 Diigo Web Collector


It allows you to convert any webpage into an EPUB or Kindle e-book. Build a personal library of your favorite blog posts, news articles, etc.

6 dotEPUB

Capture Webpage Screenshot – FireShot

Capture webpage screenshots, then edit and save them to PDF, JPEG, GIF, PNG or BMP.

7 Capture Webpage Screenshot - FireShot


Here’s a web and mobile app for Chrome that zaps clutter and saves web articles in a comfortable reading view.

8 Readability

IE Tab

Display web pages using IE within Chrome. Supports ActiveX controls, Sharepoint, ICBC, alipay. A “Top 10” extension since 2009.

9 IE Tab

Lazarus: Form Recovery

Sometimes you experience when you’ve finally finished filling out a long form and just to hit submit only, you see an error message! And when you hit the back button, the form was blank again… This Chrome app autosaves everything you type, so you can easily recover from form-killing timeouts, crashes and network errors.

10 Lazarus- Form Recovery

Minimalist for Everything

A lot of Web apps are simply too cluttered. Using Minimalist you can trim the fat off the appearance of almost any website.

11 Minimalist for Everything

RSS Subscription Extension

Adds one-click subscription to your toolbar. This Chrome app is a fork of the now discontinued RSS Subscription Extension for Chrome by Google.

12 RSS Subscription Extension


Restyle the web with Stylish, a user styles manager, a popular one in the Chrome apps list.

13 Stylish


Any.DO helps you remember everything you have to realize your potential and have a good day, every day.

14 Any DO

DuckDuckGo for Chrome

DuckDuckGo Chrom app is a search engine that gives you better search and real privacy at the same time.

15 DuckDuckGo for Chrome

Bringing Language to Life, this personal assistant seamlessly integrates language learning with users’ online daily activities.


Multi-Lingual Random Password Generator

This Chrome extension shows you a random passphrase made up of four random but familiar words in the languages you speak.

17 Multi-Lingual Random Password Generator

Lookup Companion for Wikipedia

This Chrome app is an essential extension for any Wikipedia users.

18 Lookup Companion for Wikipedia


This Chrome app is to delete typed URLs, Cache, Cookies, your Download and Browsing History…instantly, with just 1-click on Click&Clean button.

19 Click&Clean


Make the web faster, more private, and more secure. Disconnect lets you visualize and block the invisible websites that track your search and browsing history.

20 Disconnect


See who’s tracking your web browsing with Ghostery app.

21  Ghostery

HTTPS Everywhere

It automatically switches thousands of sites from insecure “http” to secure “https”.

22 HTTPS Everywhere

Personal Blocklist (by Google)

Blocks domains / hosts from appearing in your Google search results.

23 Personal Blocklist (by Google)

View Thru

Display the full URL behind shortened URLs. This extension will expand short URLs and display the full URL as a tool tip over the short URL.

24 View Thru

WOT (Web of Trust)

WOT helps you find trustworthy websites based on millions of users’ experiences and is one of Chrome’s most popular add-ons.

25 WOT (Web of Trust)

Add to Amazon Wish List

Add products from any website to your Amazon Wish List.

26 Add to Amazon Wish List

The Camelizer – Amazon Price Tracker

This app lets you add price history charts to Google Chrome and watch product prices change. It supports Amazon, Best Buy and Newegg.

27 The Camelizer - Amazon Price Tracker


Automatically get the lowest price on whatever you’re buying. InvisibleHand now supports hotels, rental-cars and flights as well.

28 InvisibleHand

Shopping Assistant

The smartest way to shop online with this Google Chrome app. You just have to make sure you’re always getting the best deal before you buy.

29 Shopping Assistant

AddThis – Share & Bookmark (new)

Share to Facebook, Twitter and over 300 other services with this Chrome app that allows you to instantly share, bookmark, print or even translate pages.

30 AddThis - Share & Bookmark (new)

exfm music

This Chrome Extension makes finding great music a snap. It will detect any and all music on the site and make it easy to play and share.

31 exfm music

Facebook Notifications

Quick and simple Chrome app. This extension alerts you when there’s traffic to your pages or groups.

32 Facebook Notifications

Google Search From Facebook

This Chrome app makes you capable to search at Google, directly from your Facebook search box and get the results on a new tab without leaving Facebook.

33 Google Search From Facebook

Instagram for Chrome

Hands down, the best Instagram Extension for Chrome. Browse your feed and friends, like and comment and so much more.

34 Instagram for Chrome

Send to Kindle

Send to Kindle is one of the most popular Chrome app for Kindle owners who prefer reading web content on their devices.

35 Send to Kindle

Shareaholic for Google Chrome

The easiest way to share interesting webpages using Facebook, Twitter, Email, Gmail, Plus, Reader, Bookmarks, and more…

36 Shareaholic for Google Chrome

Social Fixer

Social Fixer is an extension that greatly enhances your Facebook experience and makes the site easier to use by adding a ton of great functionality.

37  Social Fixer

Silver Bird

Silver Bird is a Twitter extension that allows you to follow your timelines and interact with your Twitter account.

38 Silver Bird

Hover Zoom

Enlarge thumbnails on mouse over with this Chrome utility that works on many sites (such as Facebook, Twitter, Flickr, Reddit, Amazon and Tumblr, etc.)

Hover Zoom

Print Friendly & PDF

This Chrome app removes ads, navigation and junk before your print the task. You can also edit before printing and then print or save as PDF.

Printer Friendly

Tab Packager

This productivity tool turns your open tabs into one super short link and so lets you create a link to a list of all of the tabs open in your current Chrome window.

tab packager


The Chrome app Dualless is a dual monitor solution that splits your browser windows into two by just 2 clicks. The ratio can be adjusted according to your needs.



LastPass is a free chrome extension for productivity enhancement to act as a password manager and a form filler that makes your web browsing easier and more secure.


Oweb Voice Input

Input texts to website’s text boxes by speaking. You can go to any pages with at least one text box.

Oweb Voice Input

Image Search by Cooliris

Image Search by Cooliris is an extension for chrome that lets you browse Google images on a continuously scrollable 3D Wall.

Image Search by Cooliris

EXIF Viewer

This productivity tool for Google Chrome is to quick access to EXIF data of any image you view.

EXIF Viewer

Image Downloader

This tool lets you see all images shown or linked on a web page and download them. If you need to bulk download images from a web page, you can do it with this extension.

Image Downloader

Write Space

A customizable, offline and full-screen text-editor, a productivity app that lives in your Google Chrome.

Write Space


Clean up your bookmark mess with this Chrome extension. You can sort bookmarks recursively, delete duplicates, merge folders and sort automatically, etc.


Xmarks Bookmark Sync

Backup and sync your bookmarks, passwords and open tabs across computers and browsers.

Xmarks Bookmark Sync

Google Voice (by Google)

With this productivity extension for chrome you can make calls, send SMS, preview Inbox and get notified of new messages (valid for US only).

Google Voice (by Google)


AdBlock is an extension for Chrome that blocks all advertisements on all web pages, including even Facebook, Youtube and Hulu.


Chrome Remote Desktop

Chrome Remote Desktop productivity extension allows the users to remotely access another computer through Chrome browser or a Chromebook.

Chrome Remote Desktop

word highlight

This Chrome extension does the keywords highlight for Google search and all.

word highlight

Do It (Tomorrow)

As we know that planning out our entire week is a bummer, so this app lets us give ourselves reminders for today as it makes it really easy to push things off to tomorrow.

Do It (Tomorrow)


Pocket is a great productivity extension for Google Chrome as it is the best way to save articles, videos and more.


Black Menu

The one menu is to access all your preferred Google services with a single click.

Black Menu


Buffer extension is the best way to share great content to the social media such as Twitter, Facebook and LinkedIn, from anywhere on the web, with just one click.


Zoho Docs

This productivity extension is an online document management system where you can store all your files securely in a centralized location and access them anywhere online.

Zoho Docs


You will be surprised how much time you spent on particular web pages because  it tracks website stats and helps you to collects stats of the sites you visit.


Extensions Manager

Handy extensions, applications & themes manager tool for Chrome.

Extensions Manager

Screen Capture (by Google)

Capture visible content of a tab, a region of a web page or the whole page as a PNG image. Supports horizontal and vertical scroll…

Screen Capture (by Google)


This Chrome app makes blog posts, articles and webpages clean and easy to read, with one click.

Session Buddy

Here’s a flexible “session management�? extension which allows you to edit, save and restore your browser sessions easily.

Session Restore in Chrome, a free tool.


Let’s be honest here….. aren’t we the most disorganized people on earth? Yes!we are….  so we need “softwares�? to help us organizing ourselves.

Google chrome extension for professionals.

Clip to Evernote

The famous Evernote Chrome app is considered the best way to remember all the entire great stuff that you see online.

Web Designers' Tool for Google chrome.


In the list of Chrome apps, StayFocusd is such a productivity extension that helps you “stay focused�? on your work by restricting the volume of time that you can spend on the time-wasting websites.

Google Chrome Extension free for web designers.

WiseStamp – Email Signatures for GMail

Empower GMail, Google Mail & Google Apps emails with dynamic email signatures.

Empower GMail, Google Mail & Google Apps emails with dynamic email signatures.

Send using Gmail (No Button)

“No Button�? means that it doesn’t include a button on the side of your address bar.

Makes the Gmail™ webmail your default email application

OmniMail for GMail

OmniMail for Gmail is just about one of the best apps for Google Chrome if you want rapid-fire email productivity from the address bar.

Simplest chrome Gmail apps


Notifus is an app for Chrome that enhances GMail. Its main purpose is to free our mind of worries about unanswered e-mails.

 Notifus lets you attach a small alarm clock

Send from Gmail (by Google)

Makes Gmail your default email application and provides a button to compose a Gmail message to quickly share a link via email.

Gmail Application for chrome

Boomerang for Gmail

Allows you to schedule messages to be sent or returned at a later date.

email scheduling feature for chrome

ToneCheck for Gmail beta

Think of ToneCheck as an emotional spell check that ensures your tone is clearly communicated and understood before you hit SEND.ToneCheck is an extension that’ll avoid you from getting fired

Enhancements for Gmail

Enhancements for Gmail will help you remove unwanted features in gmail such as chat, invite friend, advertisements. Make Gmail default email application

ActiveInbox for Gmail

Effectively manage your inbox, reduce email overload and maintain inbox zero with unique GTD® features — the world’s leading personal management methodology.

This is a business app for Gmail

 Checker Plus for Gmail

This 5Star rated extension displays new emails and the sender’s contact photo, get desktop notifications or even listen, read or delete them without opening an email.

Apps related to Information and Knowledge

wikiHow Survival Kit

This Chrome app is a collection of wiki articles that will help you get through life’s most difficult situations.

Chemical Elements

A chemistry tool with both elements such as the list and periodic table for general knowledge. All the elements are given with their properties and images.

Science Penguin

In this chrome application, students will find everything about science.

TimeMaps: World History Atlas

A comprehensive World History Atlas on the internet, contains over 660 history maps and 1,000 pages of high-quality supporting narrative.

World Data Atlas

Key statistics, data and visualizations about the world and world’s countries and regions at your fingertips is the main feature of this chrome app.

My World

My World from The Open University is a chrome app that lets you build an inspiring world to show your passions and interests.


This chrome app is a simple learning tool, featuring 13 million free study sets.

WiBit is a video tutorial web site offering you the cutting edge programming and computer tutorials. Their specialization is in focused and linear content.

Web Developer

This app for Google Chrome adds a toolbar button to your browser with many web developer tools.

Development plugin free for chrome.


“myHomework�? is a student planner app for chrome that helps them stay organized.

Useful Periodic Table

This Chrome app provides a quick lookup of element properties and quizes.

MeeGenius! Children’s Books

Receive all illustrated and enhanced books featuring many of your favorite titles as you can read each book with audio playback, word highlighting and automatic playback.


The perfect study companion is now in your Chrome. You’ll learn languages faster, prepare for exams anywhere and teach your kids anytime.

StudyBlue, Inc

This one is your online home to store lecture notes and make flashcards.


The Art of Stars in HTML5. A 3D HTML5 sky chart viewer application for Google Chrome.

PicMonkey Extension

Instantly edit web page images and screenshots with this Chrome app, suitable for everyone, especially for IT newbies.


Save up to 95% memory and reduce tab clutter with this Google Chrome extension.

TypingWeb Typing Tutor

This Chrome extension is a veru useful app for students as a free online typing tutor for typists of all skill levels. Lessons, games, tests, & certifications are included.

Desmos Graphing Calculator

A powerful math exploration Chrome extension, especially for students, is now with tables of data, slider animation and moveable points.

Ancient History Encyclopedia

A non-profit community website, providing peer-reviewed ancient history information as an encyclopedia project.

Spell and Grammar checker by Ginger

Perfect your English with Ginger’s Contextual Grammar and Spell Checker Chrome extension.


This educational app for Chrome is a 3D platform that simplifies the understanding of anatomy, disease and treatments.

Anatomy Games

People from all ages are usually interested in medicine and human anatomy, so they can play anatomy games. Also there are interactive anatomy atlases.

Best Game Apps

List of Best Game Apps at the Chrome Web Store. Best means most downloads over the past day.

Best Game Apps