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Chrome users: Google wants you to download these 12 extensions to work better, 'protect' your eyes and more

Gadgets Now Bureau10 Dec, 2021, 04:54PM IST

Chrome users: Google wants you to download these 12 extensions to work better, 'protect' your eyes and more
We are almost at the end of the year 2021. It's time for recaps and look and celebrate the Best of 2021. Search giant Google too has its lists across platforms, Search, YouTube, Google Play Store and more. Adding to the list, Google has shared its list of favourite Chrome extensions of the year. For those unaware, these extensions are programs to add specific functionality to the Chrome browser. For example, password manager, to-do list and lots more. Users can download them from Chrome Web Store and install. As per the company, these Chrome extensions "help people continue to virtually stay connected, get things done and have some fun along the way." Here are Best Chrome extensions of 2021 as per Google:


Loom makes it easier to capture and share videos with others. With Loom, users can record your screen, voice, and face to create an instantly shareable video in less time than it would take to type an email.



Mote allows users to give quick feedback through voice commenting and transcripts. It lets users add voice comments and audio content to shared documents, assignments, emails and forms. Mote is integrated into Google Docs, Slides, Sheets, Forms, Classroom and Gmail - for easy recording and playback.



Wordtune also helps you clearly communicate by rephrasing sentences and catching typos in emails and documents. It is an AI-powered writing companion that claims to understands what users are trying to say, and suggests ways to make their writing more clear, compelling and authentic.



Forest gamifies productivity through virtual tree planting and rewards. It is a interesting method to help you beat internet addiction.


​Dark Reader

Dark Reader protects your eyes (and sleep schedule) during long workdays. This eye-care extension enables night mode creating dark themes for websites on the fly. Dark Reader inverts bright colours making them high contrast and easy to read at night.


​Tab Manager Plus

Tab Manager Plus also saves users from drowning in a sea of never-ending tabs. Users can quickly find open tabs, see all windows in one view, find duplicates and limit tabs per window.


​Nimbus Screenshot & Screen Video Recorder

Nimbus Screenshot & Screen Video Recorder makes it easier to quickly take screenshot and record content to share across platforms.



InsertLearning helps users take notes and integrates with Google Classroom. Teachers can insert questions, discussions, and insight directly into any website.



Rememberry organizes vocabulary words into flashcard decks for quick studying throughout the day.



Stylus helps you build and install custom themes and skins for your favorite sites. Users can install custom themes from popular online repositories, or create, edit, and manage your own personalised CSS stylesheets.



World's #1 digital classroom tool with complete assignment workflow. Annotate and transform any document. Kami provides tools to support any learning style, drive engagement, and improve learning outcomes for all! Now, teachers can spend less time on tiresome admin, and more time with their students. Kami keeps you teaching and learning—whenever, wherever—by allowing you to feedback, grade, and push student work straight from your preferred LMS, including Google Classroom, Canvas, Schoology, and Microsoft Teams.


​Toucan - Language Learning

Toucan helps you learn a new language while you browse the web. No classes, flash cards or study sessions. Just sign up and go about your day like normal. Toucan automatically translates certain words and phrases on the page into the language you’re trying to learn. That way, you can learn words in your new language within the context of a language you’re already comfortable with.