Download Chrome Extension - Best Software & Apps

  • EagleGet

    2.0.4.10

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    The Only Download Manager You'll Need

    7
    397 votes
    • PROS: Well designed, Stable operation, Highly configurable, Simple user interface
    • CONS: PC only, Some users report occasional pauses at 99.9%
  • Adblock Plus for Android

    1.3.0.366

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Android
    Windows
    iPhone

    Block annoying ads on your Android device

    6
    19 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
  • anonymoX

    2.4.7.1

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows
    Mac

    Surf anonymously with Firefox

    8
    506 votes
    • PROS: Very easy to use, Pick between geographic locales, Generally very fast
    • CONS: Not very flexible
  • Chrome Remote Desktop

    35.0.1916.37

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows
    Android
    Mac
    iPhone

    Manage your remote machines or provide tech support

    6
    74 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
  • Open Broadcaster Software

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Live video streaming software for novice and advanced!

    6
    18 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
  • Flash Video Downloader

    2.4.1.0

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows
    Mac

    Make grabbing Flash videos even easier

    6
    85 votes
    • PROS: Nice interface, Smooth downloads, Supports multiple downloads at one time
    • CONS: Cannot modify list of websites, Cannot pause downloads or grab URL
  • Google Mail Checker

    (Chrome) 4.4.0

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows
    Mac

    Gmail extension for Chrome

    7
    39 votes
    • PROS: Simple and easy to use, Easier than having a tab open for Gmail
    • CONS: Only supports one Gmail account
  • Adblock for Youtube

    (Chrome) 1.8

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows
    Mac

    Free software to block excess pop-up YouTube advertisements

    4
    7 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.
  • Internet Download Accelerator

    5.7

    License
    try Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Complete management for all your downloads

    7
    82 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
  • FireShot

    0.97

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Take and edit webpage screenshots

    7
    45 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
  • Toolkit For Facebook

    varies-with-device

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    A Chrome extension free automated toolkit for Facebook

    -
    No votes yet
    • 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
  • Postman

    varies-with-device

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Make API Development Easier, Faster and Better

    -
    No votes yet
    • PROS: A huge developer community, Free version available,
    • CONS: Feature-packed version is not free, Crashes could be an issue
  • Piktochart

    varies-with-device

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows
    Web Apps

    A Google Chrome extension that helps create Infographics more efficiently

    -
    No votes yet
    • 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
  • Desmos Graphing Calculator

    varies-with-device

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows
    iPhone

    A free math exploration Google Chrome extension

    -
    No votes yet
    • 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
  • Hotspot Shield VPN Chrome Extension

    1.1.34

    License
    free
    Platform
    Web Apps

    Unblock any blocked website and stay secure with this free and unlimited Hotspot Shield VPN Chrome plugin.

    9
    11 votes
    • Padlet

      varies-with-device

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Windows
      Android
      iPhone

      Share images, videos, text and more with the world

      -
      No votes yet
      • PROS: Add a variety of files, Share and collaborate with others,
      • CONS: Only for Chrome, No anonymous postings in free version
    • Zoom

      1.1.4

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Mac
      Windows

      Play interactive fiction on your Mac

      5
      1 vote
      • PROS: Simple and clear interface, Manages IF library and save games, Reader is easy on the eye
      • CONS: None
    • Stylish

      Firefox 1.2.4

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Windows
      Mac

      Create great user styles for popular websites

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

      varies-with-device

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Windows
      Web Apps

      A popular image editor available as a Chrome extension

      -
      No votes yet
      • 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
    • 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.

      -
      No votes yet
      • PROS: Easy to use, Strong voice and video chat
      • CONS: Very slow, Shrinking userbase
    Softonic’s Best Rated Software for this topic
    #NameVersionVotesRatingPlatform
    12.4.7.15067.9Windows, Mac
    25.7827.4Windows
    3Firefox 1.2.41387.2Windows, Mac
    42.0.4.103976.6Windows
    52.4.1.0855.5Windows, Mac