Google Chrome extensions

Google Chrome extensions provide new functions to the popular browser, with new advanced tools to use across several platforms and web-based apps. We’ll review some of the top ones you can download while also sharing any essential updates and news.

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Anity for Chrome translates Japanese Manga into English

Anity is a new browser extension for the Google Chrome web browser that translates Japanese manga to English in the browser. If you like manga, you may have noticed that most manga […]

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Motion attempts to stop procrastination in Chrome

Motion is a new extension for the Google Chrome browser that attempts to stop procrastination. Unlike other extensions of its kind, which simply block access to a set of sites you specify, […]

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uBlock Origin author's latest extension CCaptioner is now available

CCaptioner is a new extension by Raymond Hill (gorhill), creator of uBlock Origin, that may be used to add text tracks to HTML5 video elements. The extension is available for Firefox and […]

Block websites with a master password using the Block Site extension for Firefox and Chrome

Block websites with a master password using the Block Site extension for Firefox and Chrome

Do you share your computer with someone? Do you want to restrict access to some websites in Firefox and Chrome? Or do you want to limit your access to sites in those […]

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Google blocks paid Chrome extension publishing and updating

Google Chrome extension developers who try to publish new paid extensions for the Chrome web browser or update existing ones started to notice last week that Google would reject these outright with […]

Enable Opera-like Speed Dials in Firefox and Chrome with Toolbar Dial

Enable Opera-like Speed Dials in Firefox and Chrome with Toolbar Dial

The classic Opera web browser was cool and practical in many ways, and its Speed Dial and the built-in mail feature were (are) fan-favorites. Toolbar Dial is an add-on for Firefox and […]

Kee is a Firefox and Chrome extension that can auto-fill passwords from KeePass

Kee is a Firefox and Chrome extension that can auto-fill passwords from KeePass

A couple of weeks ago, LastPass changed hands, again. Some of my friends ditched it and moved on to BitWarden as a consequence. While I see the advantages of using cloud-based services […]

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Skip sponsor messages in YouTube videos with SponsorBlock

SponsorBlock is an open source browser extension for Google Chrome and Mozilla Firefox (and compatible browsers) that skips sponsored messages on YouTube automatically. YouTube publishers have several monetization options at their disposal. […]

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Add custom shortcuts to your web browser with Shortkeys

Shortkeys is a browser extension for Mozilla Firefox and Google Chrome that allows users to create and use custom keyboard shortcuts in the browsers. Among the many features are options to run […]

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PocketTube offers better YouTube Subscriptions Management

YouTube's subscription feature is a prime example of a feature that has been cut down to its very core to make it as simple as possible and at the same time almost […]

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Free Firefox and Chrome memory with Auto Tab Discard

Auto Tab Discard is an add-on for the Firefox and Chrome web browsers that frees up memory that the web browsers uses by discarding inactive tabs. Discarding in this context means that […]

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Use AI to determine whether a text is generated or real in Chrome

GPTrue or False is an extension for the Google Chrome web browser that uses AI to determine the probability of texts being genuine or generated by AI. Update: it is also available […]

Use LeechBlock NG for Firefox, Chrome to block distracting websites while you work

Use the LeechBlock NG extension for Firefox, Chrome to block distracting websites while you work

Have you ever found yourself browsing social networks or video streaming sites when you were supposed to do something else? It happens to the best of us. I always find such websites […]

How to determine if a Google Chrome extension is safe or not

How to determine if a Google Chrome extension is safe

When it comes to online security, you can never be too careful; this guide isn't about antivirus programs, firewalls or VPNs though, as it is about Chrome extensions. Just because an extension […]

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Save downloads in Chrome to Date folders automatically

Organize Downloads by Date is an extension for the Google Chrome web browser that saves downloads to date folders automatically. Chrome, like any other browser out there, saves downloads to a single […]

Search for webpages in your history and bookmarks efficiently with the Memex extension for Firefox and Chrome

Search for webpages in your history and bookmarks efficiently with the Memex extension for Firefox and Chrome

Memex is an interesting web browser add-on that is designed specifically for powerusers. Before you ask, no it's not a meme generator. It is a Vannevar Bush inspired bookmarking/local search engine of […]

Find tabs quickly with the Tabhunter extension for Firefox and Chrome

Find tabs quickly with the Tabhunter extension for Firefox and Chrome

Recently we told you about FoxyTab, which is an amazing way to manage tabs in your web browser. Want something to complement it? Try Tabhunter. It is an open source add-on that […]

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Block Categories, Channels and Tags on Twitch with Unwanted Twitch

Unwanted Twitch is a browser extension for Google Chrome and Mozilla Firefox to block certain categories, channels or tags on the Twitch website. If you visit the Twitch website regularly in your […]

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The end of uBlock Origin for Google Chrome?

There has been lots of talk about Google's proposed changes to the Chrome web browser's extensions system and how these changes would affect content blockers and other extensions. The new manifest file […]

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How to import tabs from Chrome to Firefox and vice versa

So, you have decided to switch from Chrome to Firefox, or maybe it's the other way around. The problem is you have a lot of tabs opened, and you can't abandon the […]

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Highlight Ads on Google and Reddit by fading them in Chrome

NoDisguisedAdsAnymore is a new extension for the Google Chrome web browser that changes the design of ads on Google and Reddit to make it easier to distinguish content from advertisement. Google has […]

Eyes Alarm is a nice take-a-break add-on for Firefox and Chrome

We discuss many Firefox add-ons and Chrome extensions here on gHacks, but the majority of those are either related to security or productivity. Today we take a look at a different category: […]

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Disable AMP in Firefox and Chrome with the Redirect AMP to HTML extension

For some, AMP is one of the worst things to happen to the internet. Google launched its cached lazy loading tech for the web about 2 years ago stating that AMP's intention […]

How to block Blockadblock manually in Ublock Origin

How to block Blockadblock manually using uBlock Origin

A few days ago I encountered an issue with a website. It was displaying a "disable your ad blocker" page; this particular site did not provide a choice in this regard as […]

Tab Session Manager is an addon that saves your windows and tabs

Tab Session Manager is an add-on for Firefox and Chrome that saves your windows and tabs

Firefox may be configured to restore the browsing session using its Session Manager.  The feature works well for some but not for all users; those who experienced Session Manager issues in the […]

Tab Notes

Tab Notes lets you write and save notes in Firefox and Chrome

We have seen and reviewed plenty of note taking applications in the past including tomboy-ng, Boostnote and Joplin which we reviewed recently here on Ghacks. But here's one which works right in […]

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Get rid of all the clickbait YouTube video thumbnails

Clickbait Remover for YouTube is a browser extension for Google Chrome that removes clickbait video thumbnails on the video hosting and streaming site. Update: A port is now also available for Firefox. […]

ClearURLs Cleaning tool

ClearURLs is an extension for Firefox and Chrome that deletes tracking information from URLs

When you browse the web, you will come across different types of URLs. Some are regular, some are really long with weird symbols, others use link shortening services, etc. It's not always […]

Restores Twitter's old interface with GoodTwitter

Restores Twitter's old interface with GoodTwitter, an extension for Firefox and Chrome

You may remember my previous article about how to disable Twitter's new design. I had been using those tricks to avoid the new interface until yesterday when Twitter disabled the options for […]

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FasterChrome speeds up Chrome browsing

FasterChrome is a new browser extension for Google Chrome that speeds up browsing in the web browser by preloading certain pages. Google Chrome uses preloading by default to speed up browsing. Google […]

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Volume Master for Chrome: control and boost per-tab audio volume

Volume Master is a browser extension for the Google Chrome web browser to control and boost the volume of audio playing on a per-tab basis. When you open a site with audio, […]

LanguageTool is a free, open-source, grammar and spell checker

LanguageTool is a free, open-source, grammar and spell checker for Firefox, Chrome and Windows

As a writer, I've a personal arsenal of writing tools, which I like to tinker with from time to time. Most of these are now available as web-apps/extensions, and one of them […]

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Google releases Suspicious Site Reporter extension for Chrome

Suspicious Site Reporter is a new browser extension by Google for the company's Chrome web browser that provides users with options to report sites to the company. The extension has two main […]

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Restore YouTube's Classic Look in Firefox and Chrome

YouTube Classic is an extension for Mozilla Firefox and Google Chrome that changes the design and layout of YouTube to the classic version. Firefox users can install the browser extension from the […]

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Mute individual Tabs in Google Chrome

Tab Muter is a browser extension for the Google Chrome web browser that restores tab muting functionality in the browser. Google removed options to mute individual tabs in Chrome in recent versions. […]

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Boostaler browser extension extends caching periods to speed up browsing

Boostaler is a browser extension for the Mozilla Firefox and Google Chrome web browsers that is designed to speed up web browsing by extending cache periods. The extension may work with other […]

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Skyload: music and video downloader for Chrome and Chromium

Skyload is a free browser extension for Google Chrome and Chromium-based browsers to download music and video files from nearly any site out there. Skyload is available on the Chrome Web Store […]

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Firefox extension NoScript is now available for Chrome

The popular Firefox security and privacy extension NoScript has been released for the Google Chrome web browser. NoScript has the sixth largest user count of all Firefox extensions at the time of […]

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Simplify Gmail for Google Chrome

Simply Gmail is a browser extension for Google Chrome that changes the Gmail web interface to a simpler less-cluttered version. The extension is developed by Michael Leggett, former Gmail lead designer and […]

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Protect yourself against a pure CSS data stealing attack called Exfil

CSS Exfil Protection is a browser extension for Mozilla Firefox and Google Chrome that protects data against CSS Exfil attacks. Internet users who have a good understanding of online security know that […]


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