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extensions or programs that work with Google's Chrome web browser.

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Is there a Chrome extension that I can use to note why I've opened a tab?

Community managers tend to have issues with tabs, in particular, an over-abundance of them. While applying a recent batch of system updates, I closed about 150 tabs between two browser windows. The ...
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Software to help display the “find in page” search

In a web browser we can type CTRL+f to bring up find box, type in a word and if that word exists on the page it will be highlighted. The page will often scroll (jump) to the location of the selected ...
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Automated bookmark merging/synchronization app/addon between multiple instances of Google Chrome and Mozilla Firefox concurrently

Some of my family members prefer Chrome, some prefer Firefox - but either way I use both at least some of the time since as a web developer I really do have to (and MS IE which I hate); All our ...
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Chrome extension for “Open this URI with …”

In Opera < 12.x it was possible to open the current website with a different browser. It detected which browsers are installed and added it to the context menu of the browser as you can see in the ...
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Alternative to LastPass

Today LastPass announced that they had been acquired by LogMeIn. I'm not a fan of LogMeIn, and as I rely heavily on LastPass, I feel I should have an alternative ready. So my requirements are: ...
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Is there a Chrome extension that will take a screenshot of the whole page?

I often like to take screenshots of lists online. They vary by size and purpose, but it's a pain when the section I want to document is longer than my screen. This happens not that often, but it's ...
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Chrome extension to mute all but the active tab

I open nearly all my links in new tabs. So, say I just opened a YouTube video, but then found another video on the right hand side that is better, I open it in a new tab, and hear both videos playing ...
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Chrome extension to 'eliminate' choices on multiple-choice questions

I take multiple-choice quizes in my browser. The questions look like this: One of the techniques I use when answering a multiple-choice question is to eliminate obviously incorrect answers. In this ...
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Google Chrome extension to unroll shortened URLs (like “http://bit.ly/Wxeieo”)

I am looking for a Google Chrome extension that can unroll/expand shortened URLs like bit.ly/Wxeieo that are present on a webpage. E.g. it could expand the full URL when I hover on it: By unroll/...
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Chrome addon to stop “Page(s) Unresponsive” message

Whenever there are too many tabs opened, Chrome will show a "Page(s) Unresponsive" message: Optional informative rant: Now, I know that the tabs'll eventually respond and thus I do not wish to ...
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Browser extension to skip the “Add picture” step when adding an image to a Stack Exchange question or answer

I'm looking for a browser extension (Google Chrome preferred) that can allow the user to skip the "Add picture" step when adding an image to a Stack Exchange question or answer I use Windows 7 SP1 ...
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Chrome extension to translate selected text on keyboard shortcut press

I am looking for a Chrome extension that translates the selected text into a selectable language after pressing a shortcut. It should: be free auto detect the selected text's language ask me which ...
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Google Chrome extension to remember filepath of last uploaded file

I am looking for a Google Chrome extension that can remember the filepath of the last uploaded file on a website's form (e.g. that uses input type="file"). Bonus point if it can remember the filepath ...
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Chrome extension to download videos?

It seems Google Chrome is blocking downloading YouTube videos. For example, Video Downloader professional is no longer working. Please recommend a Google Chrome extension that can download videos. ...