Download Chrome Extension - Best Software & Apps

  • anonymoX

    2.4.7.1

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows
    Mac

    Surf anonymously with Firefox

    8
    607 votes
    • PROS: Very easy to use, Pick between geographic locales, Generally very fast
    • CONS: Not very flexible
  • Adblock Plus for Android

    1.3.0.366

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Android
    Windows
    iPhone
    Mac

    Block annoying ads on your Android device

    7
    131 votes
    • PROS: No root required, Easy to set up, No confusing options
    • CONS: Can't hide notification icon, Doesn't work across all apps, Blocking ads over mobile data requires root, Drains battery
  • Chrome Remote Desktop

    35.0.1916.37

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows
    Mac
    Android
    iPhone

    Manage your remote machines or provide tech support

    7
    157 votes
    • PROS: Solid connection to remote computers, Ability to provide remote assistance, Secure connections with randomized pins, Support for multiple monitors
    • CONS: Set up takes a couple of installers, No advanced options for better control
  • EagleGet

    2.0.4.60

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    The Only Download Manager You'll Need

    7
    497 votes
    • PROS: Well designed, Stable operation, Highly configurable, Simple user interface
    • CONS: PC only, Some users report occasional pauses at 99.9%
  • Open Broadcaster Software

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Live video streaming software for novice and advanced!

    8
    85 votes
    • PROS: Great free software with all the bells and whistles of a paid program, Support for Twitch, YouTube, DailyMotion, Hitbox and other popular services, Huge library of plugins all available for free, along with the source code, on GitHub
    • CONS: Open source usually means slower releases for newer operating systems and hardware. Expect to have less up to date support
  • Toolkit For Facebook

    varies-with-device

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    A Chrome extension free automated toolkit for Facebook

    9
    137 votes
    • PROS: It has a great many features, The batch controls are great time savers
    • CONS: Not very useful for regular Facebook users, The premium tools have very limited uses
  • Stylish

    Firefox 1.2.4

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows
    Mac

    Create great user styles for popular websites

    7
    598 votes
    • PROS: Easy to use for all levels, Editing tools available, Large selection of themes
    • CONS: Some scripts are horrible
  • Flash Video Downloader

    2.4.1.0

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows
    Mac

    Make grabbing Flash videos even easier

    6
    143 votes
    • PROS: Nice interface, Smooth downloads, Supports multiple downloads at one time
    • CONS: Cannot modify list of websites, Cannot pause downloads or grab URL
  • Internet Download Accelerator

    5.7

    License
    buy Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Complete management for all your downloads

    7
    141 votes
    • PROS: Makes a noticeable difference to download speeds, Includes scheduler and broken download resumer, Features a bandwidth throttle
    • CONS: Does not speed up downloads as significantly as developers claim
  • Adblock for Youtube

    (Chrome) 1.8

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows
    Mac

    Free software to block excess pop-up YouTube advertisements

    8
    55 votes
    • PROS: Adblock for YouTube is free to use and no subscription is necessary., Users can now enjoy an uninterrupted viewing experience.
    • CONS: It is first necessary that the Google Chrome browser is installed., This software package will not woth with other video-sharing sites such as Vimeo.
  • Postman

    varies-with-device

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Make API Development Easier, Faster and Better

    6
    1 vote
    • PROS: A huge developer community, Free version available
    • CONS: Feature-packed version is not free, Crashes could be an issue
  • Sad Panda for Chrome

    2.4

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Interesting Extension for Chrome Users

    8
    2 votes
    • PROS: Free to download and use, Takes up little memory
    • CONS: Rather limited in its scope, Only available to e-hentai subscribers
  • FireShot

    0.97

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Take and edit webpage screenshots

    6
    73 votes
    • PROS: Easy webpage screenshots right from your browser, Excellent set of editing tools, You can copy image to Clipboard or send by email directly from Fireshot
    • CONS: No Undo option, Settings menu window should have a Close button
  • Desmos Graphing Calculator

    varies-with-device

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows
    iPhone

    A free math exploration Google Chrome extension

    9
    13 votes
    • PROS: The features are well developed yet simple, It offers clear graphics and intuitive tools
    • CONS: Mostly only used by students in college or University, A link to the website may have been less hassle
  • Google Mail Checker

    (Chrome) 4.4.0

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows
    Mac

    Free and Streamlined Smartphone Software to Check Unread Email Messages

    6
    51 votes
    • PROS: This program is free to download and install., It will require virtually no memory; perfect for older phones.
    • CONS: No updates have taken place since October 2012., Not nearly as advanced as some modern email platforms.
  • Piktochart

    varies-with-device

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows
    Web Apps

    A Google Chrome extension that helps create Infographics more efficiently

    8
    10 votes
    • PROS: Plenty of design tools and functions to use, Very user-friendly
    • CONS: The cost of the service is a little high, You may lose your work if your web browser crashes
  • AccessURL

    varies-with-device

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    AccessURL lets you share your world

    9
    8 votes
    • PROS: Free Chrome extension, Share your online accounts without sharing passwords
    • CONS: Can cause bugs with some sites, May breach terms of service
  • Skype for Chrome

    varies-with-device

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Skype is Microsoft's primary instant messenger, and it is now available as a Chrome browser extension.

    10
    3 votes
    • PROS: Easy to use, Strong voice and video chat
    • CONS: Very slow, Shrinking userbase
  • PicMonkey

    varies-with-device

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows
    Web Apps

    A popular image editor available as a Chrome extension

    8
    6 votes
    • PROS: The tools are very easy to use, Most of the extension’s functions are free-to-use
    • CONS: You cannot export your pictures without paying, The extension is still buggy
  • Google Dictionary

    Varies with device

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows
    Mac

    Free App for Word Lovers

    9
    6 votes
    • PROS: Free to download and use, Very easy to use
    • CONS: Only available to Google Chrome Users, The speech output function needs a little work
Softonic’s Best Rated Software for this topic
#NameVersionVotesRatingPlatform
12.4.7.16077.9Windows, Mac
22.0.4.604977.3Windows
3Firefox 1.2.45987.2Windows, Mac
435.0.1916.371577Windows, Mac, Android, iPhone
52.4.1.01435.9Windows, Mac
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