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Tom's Guide: The 40 Best Chrome Extensions

If you caught our most recent installation of our Web Browser Grand Prix, you'll know that Chrome once again took the top spot for Windows 7 compatible browsers. However, while Chrome on its own is a brilliant browser, even the best browser can be made better with the help of a few choice extensions. Handily enough, the team over at Tom's Guide just put together an updated list of 'The 40 Best Google Chrome Extensions.' Check it out!

The constant efforts of the Google marketing juggernaut—and improvements by the development team—are paying off: Google Chrome is now the second most-used web browser worldwide, according to Stat Counter. Chrome is even threatening Internet Explorer's long-standing top spot.With such a sleek, efficient, and streamlined interface, it seems almost a shame to add extensions that bloat Chrome's resources. Still, there are a lot of really useful, utilitarian extensions available on the Chrome Web Store. Here are 40 choice picks. These are based on our experience as well as some reader recommendations.Watch this space for future updates as we change this list to include newer and better extensions. Let us know what you think, and feel free to leave suggestions in the comments.The 40 Best Google Chrome Extensions

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  • jaquith
    On your site the #1 extension is AdBlock -> https://chrome.google.com/webstore/detail/gighmmpiobklfepjocnamgkkbiglidom

    You need to stop the Keyword pop-up mines. I love this site, but I loath the Keyword ads.
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  • warmon6
    jaquithOn your site the #1 extension is AdBlock -> https://chrome.google.com/webstore/ kkbiglidomYou need to stop the Keyword pop-up mines. I love this site, but I loath the Keyword ads.
    My bad. accidently hit the thumbs down instead of up but i agree. #1 extesion is adblock

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  • kaisellgren
    Clickable links is the best. And so is the adblock.
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  • gsacks
    With the notable exception of Adblock, I like to keep my browser pretty vanilla, and free of extensions.
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  • Pherule
    Center Image
    Https Enforcer
    Image Properties Context Menu
    One Window
    Redirector
    ScriptNo

    Can't go without these, along with the usual AdBlock and WOT.

    2013/04/26 edit: nvm, Ghostery sucks.
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  • livebriand
    I use:
    Adblock Plus (a must-have, with all the annoying adobe flash ads and keyword popup crap on sites like these)
    Ghostery
    WOT
    Xmarks
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  • livebriand
    jaquithOn your site the #1 extension is AdBlock -> https://chrome.google.com/webstore/ kkbiglidomYou need to stop the Keyword pop-up mines. I love this site, but I loath the Keyword ads.They never seem to realize the fact that, if you use annoying ads, people will use ad blockers. And when you're a tech site and your audience consists of geeks, many of which know about adblockers... you're screwing yourself over.
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  • renaudanney
    Bonjour,

    j'ai réalisé une extension pour le navigateur internet Chrome™ permettant de consulter en un clic le programme TV ( grandes chaines françaises et TNT ) de la 1ère partie de soirée et de la seconde. Alors si vous utilisez Chrome™ comme navigateur internet :

    https://chrome.google.com/webstore/detail/programme-tv-grandes-cha%C3%AE/efkklcoiclhedcegeklkpcneodhfhbpn
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  • lioralterman
    very cool chrome extension that I developed - destroy any web site

    preview:
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gPRzW27hN54

    download:
    https://chrome.google.com/webstore/detail/webstrike/ddgcohekjighkfgkhcpdinbifogpaglg
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  • bnot
    Love bug me not! what im using to post this comment lol.
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