6 Google Chrome Extensions That Will Boost Your Productivity

Google’s Chrome browser is packed with thousands of extensions that add all sorts of functionality. Here are the 6 must have Google Chrome extensions for boosting your productivity:



Adblock is one of the most popular Google Chrome extensions, with over 15 million users. The extension removes the annoyance of banner advertisements from your web experience. If you don’t use Chrome, AdBlock also works with Safari, Opera and Firefox.



Pocket, previously known as “Read It Later,” is used by over 12 million people to save articles, videos and any other goodies you want to squirrel away for later. Pocket stores all your content in one place so you can view it anytime and on any device, without an Internet connection.



StayFocusd increases your productivity by limiting the amount of time that you can spend on time-wasting websites. It is great if you’re the type of person who gets easily distracted by social media websites. It allows you to block access to certain domains for any interval of time.

Checker Plus for Gmail™


This extension gets desktop notifications and can read, listen, archive or delete emails without opening a Gmail tab. It can also manage multiple accounts.

Chrome to Mobile


Chrome to Mobile is an easy way to send web pages from Chrome on your computer to Chrome on your phone or tablet. It can also be used in offline mode. The extension lets you take live webpages and work on the go by transferring them to your smartphone.

Image Downloader Plus

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Image Downloader Plus does what it says and downloads images from the web in one click so you can save time downloading one picture at a time. You can also save images directly into your Dropbox and Google Drive. It also has other options for filtering images by height, width and type.

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