Download Chrome Extension - Best Software & Apps

  • EagleGet

    2.0.4.80

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    The Only Download Manager You'll Need

    7
    530 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

    7
    156 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
    177 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
  • 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.

    8
    49 votes
    • PROS: Easy to use, Strong voice and video chat
    • CONS: Very slow, Shrinking userbase
  • Flash Video Downloader

    2.4.1.0

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows
    Mac

    Make grabbing Flash videos even easier

    6
    166 votes
    • PROS: Nice interface, Smooth downloads, Supports multiple downloads at one time
    • CONS: Cannot modify list of websites, Cannot pause downloads or grab URL
  • Toolkit For Facebook

    varies-with-device

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    A Chrome extension free automated toolkit for Facebook

    9
    242 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
  • Open Broadcaster Software

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Live video streaming software for novice and advanced!

    8
    99 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
  • APK Downloader

    1.0

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Android

    A free program for Android, by Carlo Barraco.

    7
    7 votes
    • anonymoX

      2.4.7.1

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Windows
      Mac

      Surf anonymously with Firefox

      8
      641 votes
      • PROS: Very easy to use, Pick between geographic locales, Generally very fast
      • CONS: Not very flexible
    • FireShot

      0.97

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Windows

      Take and edit webpage screenshots

      6
      82 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
    • PicMonkey

      varies-with-device

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Windows

      A popular image editor available as a Chrome extension

      9
      9 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
    • Adblock for Youtube

      (Chrome) 1.8

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Windows
      Mac

      Free software to block excess pop-up YouTube advertisements

      8
      83 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.
    • Desmos Graphing Calculator

      varies-with-device

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Windows

      A free math exploration Google Chrome extension

      9
      46 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
    • Postman

      varies-with-device

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Windows

      Make API Development Easier, Faster and Better

      9
      3 votes
      • PROS: A huge developer community, Free version available
      • CONS: Feature-packed version is not free, Crashes could be an issue
    • Internet Download Accelerator

      5.7

      License
      buy Download
      Platform
      Windows

      Complete management for all your downloads

      7
      145 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
    • 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.

      8
      79 votes
      • Google Mail Checker

        (Chrome) 4.4.0

        License
        free Download
        Platform
        Windows
        Mac

        Free and Streamlined Smartphone Software to Check Unread Email Messages

        6
        53 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.
      • uBlock Origin

        Varies with device

        License
        free Download
        Platform
        Windows
        Mac

        A free ad-blocker for people who are sick of online ads

        9
        11 votes
        • PROS: It blocks the most harmful and annoying adverts, The program is very easy to install and is free
        • CONS: It will become defunct one day when it is no longer maintained, It doesn’t work for all web browsers
      • TwitchAlerts Stream Labels

        varies-with-device

        License
        free Download
        Platform
        Windows

        A free Google Chrome extension that updates TwitchAlerts

        -
        No votes yet
        • PROS: It is a free extension that suits frequent streamers, The extension may save regular streamers some time
        • CONS: It doesn't work for some people , Sometimes it doesn't update files
      • AccessURL

        varies-with-device

        License
        free Download
        Platform
        Windows

        AccessURL lets you share your world

        9
        13 votes
        • PROS: Free Chrome extension, Share your online accounts without sharing passwords
        • CONS: Can cause bugs with some sites, May breach terms of service
      Softonic’s Best Rated Software for this topic
      #NameVersionVotesRatingPlatform
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      22.4.7.16417.9Windows, Mac
      32.0.4.805307.3Windows
      435.0.1916.371777.1Windows, Mac, Android, iPhone
      52.4.1.01666.1Windows, Mac
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