Do you want to be more productive while online? Then, these awesome Chrome extensions for productivity help you do just that! Time management? No problem! Remote file management? Not a problem! Cross-device syncing? That is way too is easy! Here is the third article is our series of must-have Chrome extensions, Top Chrome Extensions For Productivity. And, if you missed the previous three, check out one, two and three.
Table of Contents
- Chrome Extensions for Productivity
- Awesome Screenshot
- Chrome Remote Desktop
- I’m a Gentleman
- Hover Zoom
- Turn Off the Lights
- The Great Suspender
Chrome Extensions for Productivity
These extensions allow Chrome users to manage time, take screenshots, download images quickly and so much more. So, for all those wanting to be more productive, enjoy this list of must have Chrome plugins for productivity.
Pushbullet combines your Android/iOS smartphone and your desktop through the Chrome browser. With Pushbullet, you can manage messages, music, pics and even links. Chat with friends, send links, pics & other files to your devices from the desktop. Additionally, in order for this to work, you must install the Pushbullet app on your Android/iOS device.
Video: Pushbullet – How To Push Anything To Any Device & Reply To SMS From PC
Awesome Screenshot gives users the ability to grab video and images of any website. However, Awesome Screenshot takes it a step further with features like annotation, blur sensitive info, and share with one-click uploads.
Video: Google Chrome Productivity Extension Awesome Screenshot
Chrome Remote Desktop
Ever thought of controlling your desktop with your smartphone? Yes? Then, Chrome Remote Desktop allows you to do just that. This productive Google Chrome extension comes in two form; a Chrome extension and a smartphone app. You need both to work the features of the software. Chrome Remote Desktop is fully cross-platform. Provide remote assistance to Windows, Mac and Linux users, or access your Windows (XP and above) and Mac (OS X 10.6 and above) desktops at any time, all from the Chrome browser on virtually any device, including Chromebooks.
Video: How to set up Chrome Remote Desktop (Google Chrome)
StayFocusd helps you, well, stay focused. To be more productive, we must eliminate distractions. Or, at least, minimize their influence. This Chrome extension lets you set limits (time) for certain sites. The plugin blocks sites that you browse over the time limit set by you. And, if you adhere to it, it turns out to be quite the nanny.
Video: Stayfocusd Tutorial
I’m a Gentleman
I’m a Gentleman is a must-have Chrome extension for users who download many images. Once installed, you can set up a short key for downloading images. To do that, you have to hold the ‘Alt’ button and Click on the image. In seconds, the image downloads to your PC. The images are downloaded to the default directory for downloads of Chrome.
Video: Download All The Images From A Webpage
Next on the list of top Chrome productivity plugins is Hover Zoom. Enlarge thumbnails on mouse over. Works on many sites (Facebook, Twitter, Flickr, Reddit, Amazon, Tumblr, etc). Browse image galleries with ease: move the mouse cursor over thumbnails to view images in their full size without loading a new page. Pictures automatically resize if they don’t fit the window.
Video: Hover Zoom Chrome Extension
Turn Off the Lights
Turn Off the Lights is a lightweight and useful add-in designed for a more comfortable video viewing experience. It works with video sites such as YouTube, Vimeo, Dailymotion, Hulu, Metacafe, YouKu, and more. Not only this but these extensions are compatible with Google Chrome, Apple Safari, Mozilla Firefox, Opera, Microsoft Edge, Maxthon and Yandex web browsers.
Video: Turn Off the Lights Browser Extension
Momentum gives you a moment of calm and inspires you to be more productive. Set a daily focus, track your to-dos, and get inspired with a daily photo and quote. For a small but steady increase in daily productivity, the Momentum app for Google’s Chrome browser is a nudge in the right direction!
Video: How to use Momentum Google Chrome Extension to Increase Productivity
The Great Suspender
No, you are not about to get suspended from work or school. However, Chrome tends to use a few your computer’s resources. So, why not just suspend unnecessary tasks? The Great Suspender is useful for managing tabs. However, read How To Disable Multiple Google Chrome Processes In Task Manager if you need more help.
There you have it. The top productivity Chrome extensions. Did your favorite plugin make the list? If not, leave us a comment below and we’d consider adding it to the article. And, as always, thanks for reading Best Chrome Extensions For Productivity here on OrDuH! Don’t forget to share this article with your friends. Also, check out our list of top Chrome extensions, where we feature even more useful Chrome Plugins. And, finally, don’t forget to read our other Chrome tips like clearing the cache, syncing bookmarks and managing PDF files. For calendar management, check out how to Add Facebook Events to Google Calendar.