Top 10 Most Popular Google Chrome Extension

Google Chrome is a simple and fastest web browser that are getting popular today. According to data from the research company Net Applications, by the end of December 2009, Google Chrome browser’s market share exceeded that of Apple’s Safari browser for the first time, ranking third.

Since Google Chrome has been released with extensions, there are about 2000 extensions have been made by developers around the world. Below are the top ten most popular extensions so far:

  1. AdBlock.
  2. AdBlock Extension

    AdBlock Extension

    Blocks advertisements on all web pages just like the most popular Firefox extension, AdBlock Plus.

    Current version is 1.3.10 (Feb 1, 2010).

  3. Google Mail Checker.
  4. Google Mail Checker Extension

    Google Mail Checker Extension

    Displays the number of unread messages in your Google Mail inbox. You can also click the button to open your inbox.

    Current version is 3.0 (Dec 19, 2009)

  5. IE Tab.
  6. IE Tab  Extension

    IE Tab Extension

    Displays web pages in a Chrome tab using Internet Explorer. Great for web developers who want to test the IE rendering engine, users who use sites with ActiveX controls, and users who want to use the explorer view for local files.

    Current version is 1.0.11208.1 ( Dec 8, 2009)

  7. Google Translate.
  8. Google Translate Extension

    Google Translate Extension

    Translates  entire webpages into a language of your choice with one click.

    Current version is 1.1.5 (Dec 17, 2009)

  9. AdThwart.
  10. AdThwart  Extension

    AdThwart Extension

    Blocks advertisements using Firefox AdBlock Plus filter engine.

    Current version is  0.7.5 (Feb 1, 2010)

  11. FastestFox.
  12. FastestFox Extension

    FastestFox Extension

    Makes browsing faster by  speeding up repetitive tasks, get auto-loading of next page, improved searching, and more.

    Current version is 0.30 (Jan 29, 2010).

  13. Add to Amazon Wishlist.
  14. Add to Amazon Wishlist  Extension

    Add to Amazon Wishlist Extension

    Adds any item from any website to Amazon Wishlist with one simple click, making it easier than ever to keep track of all the items you wish for, all in one place.

    Current version is (Jan 01, 2010)

  15. Docs PDF/PowerPointViewer
  16. Docs PDF/PowerPoint Viewer Extension

    Docs PDF/PowerPoint Viewer Extension

    Enable  automatic preview of pdfs, powerpoint presentations, and other documents in Google Docs Viewer.

    Current version is 1.5.3 (Dec 10, 2009)

  17. Xmarks Bookmark Sync
  18. Xmark  Extension

    Xmark Extension

    Bookmark your bookmarks across computer and browsers.  Xmarks is also available for Firefox, Safari and IE.

    Current version is 0.5.65  (Jan 16, 2010)

  19. RSS Subscription Extension
  20. RSS Subscription Extension

    RSS Subscription Extension

    Enable Chrome to  auto-detects RSS feeds on the page you are reading and upon finding one will display an RSS icon in the Omnibox, allowing you to click on it to preview the feed content and subscribe.

    Current version is 2.0.3 (Jan 30, 2010)

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