Download Chrome Extension - Best Software & Apps

  • Adblock Plus for Android

    1.3.0.366

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Android
    Windows
    iPhone

    Block annoying ads on your Android device

    7
    142 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
  • EagleGet

    2.0.4.80

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    The Only Download Manager You'll Need

    7
    518 votes
    • PROS: Well designed, Stable operation, Highly configurable, Simple user interface
    • CONS: PC only, Some users report occasional pauses at 99.9%
  • Chrome Remote Desktop

    35.0.1916.37

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows
    Mac
    Android
    iPhone

    Manage your remote machines or provide tech support

    7
    167 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
  • Flash Video Downloader

    2.4.1.0

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows
    Mac

    Make grabbing Flash videos even easier

    6
    152 votes
    • PROS: Nice interface, Smooth downloads, Supports multiple downloads at one time
    • CONS: Cannot modify list of websites, Cannot pause downloads or grab URL
  • Open Broadcaster Software

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Live video streaming software for novice and advanced!

    8
    95 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
    190 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
  • anonymoX

    2.4.7.1

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows
    Mac

    Surf anonymously with Firefox

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

    1.0

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Android

    A free program for Android, by Carlo Barraco.

    8
    6 votes
    • FireShot

      0.97

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Windows

      Take and edit webpage screenshots

      6
      80 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
    • 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
    • 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
      10 votes
      • PROS: Easy to use, Strong voice and video chat
      • CONS: Very slow, Shrinking userbase
    • Adblock for Youtube

      (Chrome) 1.8

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Windows
      Mac

      Free software to block excess pop-up YouTube advertisements

      8
      75 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.
    • Sad Panda for Chrome

      2.4

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Windows

      Interesting Extension for Chrome Users

      9
      13 votes
      • PROS: Free to download and use, Takes up little memory
      • CONS: Rather limited in its scope, Only available to e-hentai subscribers
    • Desmos Graphing Calculator

      varies-with-device

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Windows

      A free math exploration Google Chrome extension

      9
      44 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
    • Internet Download Accelerator

      5.7

      License
      buy Download
      Platform
      Windows

      Complete management for all your downloads

      7
      144 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
    • 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.
    • PicMonkey

      varies-with-device

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Windows

      A popular image editor available as a Chrome extension

      9
      8 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
    • 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
      70 votes
      • Google Dictionary

        Varies with device

        License
        free Download
        Platform
        Windows
        Mac

        Free App for Word Lovers

        10
        7 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
      • iMacros

        7.2.1.0

        License
        free Download
        Platform
        Windows

        Create Macros by Automating Specific Processes

        7
        18 votes
        • PROS: Can extract any type of web data, Does all web harvesting in minutes, No scripting language knowledge needed, Integrates with Excel
        • CONS: Cannot work without a web browser, May face issues with large amounts of data, Freeware limits macro length, Free users do not get file access support
      Softonic’s Best Rated Software for this topic
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      435.0.1916.371677.2Windows, Mac, Android, iPhone
      52.4.1.01525.9Windows, Mac
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