Google Chrome is one of the most popular web browsers in the world and it makes it easier for everyone to use the browser with its clean UI, fast browsing, and security features. But the real power of Chrome is its huge collection of extensions. You can find almost any extensions from its Chrome web store which will lead to further enhance your web browsing experience. But choosing the right extension can be difficult, so in this article, I have handpicked the list of 15 best extensions for Chrome in 2023 for you.

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Note: All the extensions are in random order so you can choose any extension you like.

Top 15 Best Free Chrome Extensions (2023)

  1. Momentum
  2. Nimbus
  3. HTTPS Everywhere
  4. Grammarly
  5. Giphy
  6. Honey
  7. Zenmate
  8. Speedtest by Ookla
  9. Email Finder
  10. VidIQ
  11. Bitly
  12. Pushbullet
  13. Save to Pocket
  14. Dark Reader
  15. Adblock Plus

1. Momentum

Momentum Chrome Extension

Let’s start with something most users love to do i.e. customizing their browser. Momentum is a great extension for enhancing the looks of Google Chrome. As you can see from the above screenshot how beautiful it looks.

And if you want to make a few changes to the extension, you can easily customize it from its dashboard. Momentum also has paid plans ($4.95/Month, $29.95/Year) through which you can make additional customizations such as notes, themes, fonts, custom background photos, and so on. But for most of the users, a free plan would be enough.

Download Momentum

2. Nimbus Screenshot & Screen Video Recorder

Nimbus Screenshot & Screen Video Recorder

Nimbus is one of the best screen recorder extensions for Chrome. I have downloaded many Softwares in the past for Windows, and all were either limited to a certain time or came with watermarks.

But with a nimbus, you can enjoy all the features without any restrictions. And by any chance, if you are thinking whether it is limited to only recording Chrome tabs? Then you are wrong you can record the entire desktop screen with it.

You can save screenshots in either JPG or PNG format whereas screen recording comes with HD, Full HD, and 4K options. So if you want the best screen recorder for Chrome, then you should definitely try this extension. You can also upgrade to Nimbus Capture Pro (starts at $19.99/Year) for more features.

Features of Nimbus Capture Pro

  1. Convert video to MP4
  2. Convert video to GIF
  3. Crop your video
  4. Trim your video
  5. Send a video to YouTube
  6. Upload images and videos to Google Drive
  7. Add your watermark for branding
  8. Priority Support and so on

Download Nimbus

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3. HTTPS Everywhere

HTTPS Everywhere for Chrome

HTTPS Everywhere is another amazing Chrome extension on this list. What it does is it switches the website from insecure “HTTP” to secure “HTTPS”.

Having a secure “HTTPS” provides three key layers of protection: Encryption, Data Integrity, and Authentication. You can learn more about HTTPS from here.

So if you are visiting any insecure site then HTTPS Everywhere will protect you against many forms of surveillance, account hijacking, and some forms of censorship.

Download HTTPS Everywhere

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4. Grammarly for Chrome

Grammarly for Chrome

Grammarly is one of the most essential Chrome extensions out there, especially if your student, writer, or blogger. And as the name sounds, it takes care of your grammatical mistakes. It supports Facebook, Gmail, Twitter, WordPress, Google docs, and many other million sites. It is not only the best grammar extension for Chrome but also the best spell checker for Chrome. In fact, I use Grammarly every time I write articles. It also helps me figure out how’s my text sound.

Although this extension is free to use, you can subscribe to their premium plan which will correct twice the grammatical mistakes and also check for plagiarism.

Grammarly Premium Plans:

  • Monthly Plan $29.95
  • Quarterly Plan $59.95
  • Annual Plan $139.95

Download Grammarly

5. Giphy

Giphy for Chrome

Everyone loves animated GIFs, and it also helps in engagement on social media or email, or even blogging. That’s where Giphy comes in. It is a free tool that provides thousands of GIFs and stickers.

You can use it on Gmail, Google Docs, Facebook, and many other online sites. All you have to do is just search and drag & drop any GIF.

Download Giphy

6. Honey

Honey for Chrome

If you do online shopping a lot, then Honey is the best coupon extension for Chrome. What it does is it automatically applies coupons during checkout on supported sites so you don’t have to search manually for coupons and sales on the internet.

It currently supports shopping sites in the US, UK, Canada, India, and Australia as well as sites that serve global customers. Overall, Honey is the best Chrome Extension for coupons.

Download Honey

7. ZenMate Free VPN

ZenMate Free VPN

Zenmate is a free VPN extension for Chrome that can help you to unblock any websites that are restricted in your country or by company.

It also protects you while using the internet by hiding your real IP address and also encrypts your connections. You will get access to 4 countries with unlimited bandwidth in a free version whereas by subscribing to their premium plan you can get access to 74 countries.

Download ZenMate

8. Speedtest by Ookla

Speedtest by Ookla

Speedtest by Ookla extension can be a handy feature for many of the users. You can directly check the internet performance from the Google Chrome toolbar. It will show your ping, download, and upload speeds within seconds.

Download Speedtest by Ookla

9. Email Finder by

Email Finder by

Email Finder is one of the best email finder Chrome extensions that might be useful for most users. The tool is simple and easy to use.

You don’t have to search manually for an email address, just click on the Email Finder extension and it will scan the website and give all the lists of email IDs.

So if you looking for an email address to contact a writer or owner of the website, then I highly recommend you use this extension which will save a lot of your time.

Download Email Finder

10. VidIQ

VidIQ for Chrome

YouTube is the number one video-sharing platform in the world, and for many people, it has become their source of income. And if you planning to make videos on YouTube but worried about how you will get views. Well, just install the VidIQ extension on Chrome and it will prove all the information about your competitors such as their daily views, video tags, channel tags, engagement rates, and much more.

The more you use the VidIQ extension, the more you will understand how YouTube videos rank and get views. Also, it is free to use, but for more in-depth stats and information, you may have to upgrade to VidIQ Premium plans.

Download VidIQ

11. Bitly

Bitly Link Shortner

Bitly is one of the most popular and best link-shortening tools for Chrome. Many users or companies use Bitly to shorten the URL. It makes the long URL short and easy to share on social media or email.

Download Bitly

12. Pushbullet


Pushbullet is one of the apps that will always keep all of your devices connected. You can use this extension to access your mobile phone all you have to do is install the app from the Google play store or Apple app store and log in with the same email id used to log in on the Pushbullet extension.

Now you can send messages, images, or files directly to your smartphone. You can also check your phone’s SMS, and notifications, and reply to messages from many popular apps including WhatsApp, Kik, and Facebook Messenger without even lifting your phone.

Moreover, you can use this extension to send messages or files to other desktop browsers that have the Pushbullet extension installed.

Download Pushbullet

13. Save to Pocket

Save to Pocket

Save to Pocket extension is the easiest and fastest way to save articles, videos, or anything you find on the internet. All you have to do is just click on the pocket button in the toolbar or right-click and select the “Save to Pocket” option will appear.

You can access all your saved content across all devices which will save a lot of time and also help you manage all of your content in one place.

Download Save to Pocket

14. Dark Reader

Dark Reader

Dark Reader is a simple and ad-free Chrome extension that turns any webpages into a dark mode. You also get the option to adjust brightness and contrast. So if you spend most of your time web browsing on a laptop or desktop, then I highly recommend you use this extension as it can prevent less strain on your eyes.

Download Dark Reader

15. Adblock Plus

Adblock Plus

Adblock Plus is one of the best ad blocker extensions for Chrome. It can easily block video ads, banners, pop-up ads and so on which results in faster page loading. It can also protect your privacy from online trackers across websites you visit.

So if you visit any site that is full of ads and provides a bad user experience, then use Adblock Plus. But most websites rely on advertising, so maybe you should disable ad-blockers on friendly sites like Gadget Liv 🙂

Download Adblock Plus