15 Most Popular Google Chrome Extension

Google Chrome is a simple and fastest web browser that is getting popular. Google Chrome has been released with extensions and there are about 2000 extensions that have been made by developers around the world. Below are the top fifteen most popular extensions so far:

1.  Clickable Link

Clickable Link turns unclickable urls (http://, https://, ftp://) & email addresses into clickable ones. Some websites do not make any external links clickable, which can be annoying. But not anymore

2.  Session Manager

Session Manager lets you save sessions of your opened tabs and windows, and to quickly re-open them whenever you like.

3. Delicious Tool

Delicious Tool quick access to saving Delicious bookmarks. Customizable keyboard shortcut. Selected text populates your notes field.

4.  Fastest Chrome

Fastest Chrome save time and enhance your productivity! Get quick definitions, auto-load next pages, search faster, and more.

5.  Google Mail Checker

Google Mail Checker displays the number of unread messages in your Google Mail inbox. You can also click the button to open your inbox.

6. Smooth Gestures

Mouse Gestures! Quickly and easily navigate webpages. Also called mouse strokes. Works with any OS (windows, mac, linux)

7. Vertical Tabs

Simple & Quick Vertical Tab Extension. Search(filter) Tabs, Drag&Drop Rearrange Tabs, Tabs Counter, Keyboard Control, Vertical View.

8.  Feedly

Feedly organizes your favorite sources in a magazine-like start page.

8.  Wowhead Source

Wowhead Source is Provides a simple pop-up to search Wowhead, complete with auto-suggest menu.

9.  Reader Plus

Reader Plus is enhance Google Reader by adding missing favicons and a collection of others features.

10.  Select To Get Maps

Select To Get Maps is Select addresses on any webpage to get useful maps links.

11.  AdThwart

AdThwart is Blocks ads using the Firefox AdBlock Plus filter engine. Kiss ads goodbye and browse in peace.

12.   Google Voice

Google Voice make calls, send SMS, preview Inbox, and get notified of new messages. (US only).

13.  Chromey Calculator

Chromey Calculator shockingly versatile scrolling calculator for Chrome. Results are generated using Google and Wolfram|Alpha.

14.  Adsweep

Adsweep is an online ad-removal tool for your favorite web browser.

15.  SmoothScroll

SmoothScrolls the websites smoothly when scrolling with the mouse wheel or the keyboard.

My 10 Favorite Chrome Extensions

Now chrome growing rapidly and users have a powerful choice aside from Firefox, Internet Explorer, Opera and Safari. User community made a lot of useful Extensions for the Google Chrome users to make the surfing more easy and interactive. With these chrome extensions you can do what ever you want.

Here is list of my 10 Favorite  Chrome Extension. You will find some of them useful for sure.

1.    Google Mail Checker Plus-2.0

This extension basically displays a toolstrip that shows how many messages are in your Gmail inbox, clicking on the counter will open your inbox.

2.   AdBlock+

One of the most useful Google Chrome extensions AdBlock+. AdBlock+  something similar to AdSweep . It will clean all the ads present in web page such that you can view web 

3.     IE Tab

Some web pages will only work properly when viewed with Internet Explorer. The Chrome IE Tab extension allows you to run IE from within a tab in Chrome enabling you to display such web pages without leaving Chrome, and you can configure the extension to do so automatically for URLs you specify.

4.   Google Translate

This extension shows a banner at the top of the page whenever it detects that the language of a page you’re on is different from the language you’re using for your Google Chrome interface. Click the Translate button in the banner to automatically translate the page.

This extension also automatically detects if the language of a page you ‘re on is different from the language you ‘re using for your Google chrome interface.

5.    FastestChrome-Browse Faster

Fastest Chrome is a really cool extension. Fastest Chrome doesn’t tweak your browser to make it use less memory or anything like that – it makes YOU faster, by giving you related searches, endless scrolling, and many more. It helping you find what you want to much faster.

6.   Cooliris

Cooliris the popular service which allows you to view images and videos as 3D slideshows on Firefox,IE, Safari, Flock and the iPhone. The Google Chrome Extension will allow you to view images from websites as 3D slideshows instead of the plain old boring way websites display it to you. Once you have installed the extension, click on the Cooliris icon in the toolbar to launch the photos from a website as a 3D slideshow.

7.    Google Dictionary

Google Dictionary is a wonderful online dictionary. But, like other online dictionaries, you can access it only through its website. Thankfully, developers at Google have created an extension for Google Chrome Browse – which overcomes this problem by showing inline dictionary definitions. Just double click any word and see its definition in a small pop-up bubble.

8.   Docs PDF/Power Point Viewer

This extension automatically opens PDF, PowerPoint, and TIFF file links that you click in Google Docs Viewer. No need to download the files to your computer — you see the document or presentation immediately in the browser.

9.    Xmarks Bookmarks Sync

It  is a user-friendly and helpful bookmarking add-on that synchronizes across multiple computers, and across web browsers: Chrome, Firefox, Safari and Internet Explorer. After you install the add-on, click on the notification to set up Xmarks and start backing up and synchronizing your bookmarks. Xmarks sync profiles give you full control over which bookmarks are synced to which computers, allowing you to keep private bookmarks at home while syncing everything else to your work computer.

10.    Orkut Chrome Extension

It allows you to receive orkut updates and scrap notifications. The popup menu allows you to Quickly jump to a friends’ page, Search on orkut, Visit your Home/scrap/photos pages and share sites on Orkut.

when you install this extension you need to enable this extension by clicking on Setting > Extension and click enable link , once you do that you will start receiving notification of every scrap and update in your chrome browser.