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Last post Author Topic: Chrome Extensions: Your favorite or most useful  (Read 54534 times)

dantheman

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Re: Chrome Extensions: Your favorite or most useful
« Reply #100 on: June 23, 2019, 08:40 AM »
i stumbled upon "dark theme material pro":

It looks a lot like the dark theme that comes built-in with the Brave browser. :Thmbsup:

I see we have a "brave" fan here!
Well, did download Brave to compare and its default dark, or dark theme from Chrome store or even Windows dark settings still not as nice.
The "Dark Material Pro" installed for Slimjet has greyish tone for inactive tabs, thus making the active one more noticeable.

Themes aren't everything, but when i find a nice one, i stick to it for a long time.
Slimjet's bookmark autohide and scroll through tabs with mouse just enhances this feature.

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Re: Chrome Extensions: Your favorite or most useful
« Reply #101 on: June 23, 2019, 01:05 PM »
The brave theme just has the grey for the active tab, which I find noticeable enough.  I tried that dark material pro, and I see where it's the inverse of that.  But I can't read the downloads with that installed as easily.

But it's good that we have options so that everyone can get what they want!

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Re: Chrome Extensions: Your favorite or most useful
« Reply #102 on: June 23, 2019, 08:25 PM »
@wraith808 - perfectly agree with the goodness of being able to choose what pleases us most.  :Thmbsup:

For the record:

Here is Vivaldi downloaded with Slimjet:
http://imagizer.imag...g924/1993/95Foce.png

Here is Vivaldi downloaded with Brave:
http://imagizer.imag...g921/5158/0rgOYy.png

Both have Dark Material Pro theme.

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Re: Chrome Extensions: Your favorite or most useful
« Reply #103 on: June 23, 2019, 10:54 PM »
I mean in the bar at the bottom.  I'm not sure if SlimJet shows it's downloads in the bottom bar like Chrome and Brave, but when it shows down there, I can't read the text with Material Pro.

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Re: Chrome Extensions: Your favorite or most useful
« Reply #104 on: June 24, 2019, 08:21 AM »
I mean in the bar at the bottom.  I'm not sure if SlimJet shows it's downloads in the bottom bar...
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Thought my screenshot via Screenshot Captor wasn't that bad!

So it's not working for you - well, my Brave sync code isn't registering on their service, so i guess we're even!

VirusTotal extension is a good addition for (Firefox and) Slimjet (or Chrome based clones):
https://chrome.googl...aegfbieplglfidafgoka

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Re: Chrome Extensions: Your favorite or most useful
« Reply #105 on: June 24, 2019, 10:01 AM »
I mean in the bar at the bottom.  I'm not sure if SlimJet shows it's downloads in the bottom bar...
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Thought my screenshot via Screenshot Captor wasn't that bad!

So it's not working for you - well, my Brave sync code isn't registering on their service, so i guess we're even!

VirusTotal extension is a good addition for (Firefox and) Slimjet (or Chrome based clones):
https://chrome.googl...aegfbieplglfidafgoka



I don't use brave sync, or really _any_ sync.  And yeah, that screenshot illustrates what I meant; I didn't even realize that you had a download in the bar at the bottom; I thought you were talking about the popup!

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Re: Chrome Extensions: Your favorite or most useful
« Reply #106 on: July 16, 2019, 05:33 AM »
Gadlight - Highlight Google search results that are ads:
https://github.com/ibudiallo/gadlight

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Re: Chrome Extensions: Your favorite or most useful
« Reply #107 on: July 17, 2019, 09:35 PM »
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« Last Edit: August 14, 2019, 04:08 PM by dantheman, Reason: correcting error »

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Re: Chrome Extensions: Your favorite or most useful
« Reply #108 on: August 25, 2019, 02:45 PM »
"... SponsorBlock is a crowdsourced browser extension to block sponsor segments of YouTube videos. Users submit when sponsor happen to the extension, and the extension automatically skips sponsors it knows about. It also features an upvote/downvote system with a weighted random based distribution algorithm...":
http://sponsor.ajay.app

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Re: Chrome Extensions: Your favorite or most useful
« Reply #109 on: August 26, 2019, 10:06 AM »
Anesidora - Listen to Pandora, ad free, without having to have it open in a tab. (also features ability to download songs)

better-onetab - Temporarily store lists of links from your tabs. Good for research projects, during the link gathering and sorting stages.


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Re: Chrome Extensions: Your favorite or most useful
« Reply #110 on: September 06, 2019, 02:00 AM »
I have a few that I keep all the time. I work in an IT company so I regularly need Grammarly for checking sentences and blogs grammar. I have a VPN extension as well, works like a charm. Buffer to schedule posts for my twitter and facebook account.

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Re: Chrome Extensions: Your favorite or most useful
« Reply #111 on: January 02, 2020, 08:01 PM »
I just came across this one:

Dark Reader

It essentially enables dark mode for just about any website. I've been longing for something like this for a few weeks/months. So far it works pretty well on the few sites I've tried it on, except for DonationCoder. The forums here use too many graphics designed to be viewed on a light background.

I see this extension was posted about by KodeZwerg in the Firefox Extensions thread over a year ago, so I guess I only have myself to blame for not knowing about it earlier. But to be fair to myself, I don't really follow these Browser Extensions threads very closely and I also wasn't really looking for a way to enable Dark Mode everywhere I could back then.

They have extensions for multiple browsers, so feel free to learn more about them and see if they support your browser from their homepage.

https://darkreader.org/

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Re: Chrome Extensions: Your favorite or most useful
« Reply #112 on: February 29, 2020, 11:30 AM »
Tracking your emails to know if the receiver has opened them or not is awesome, so is being immune to it! Trocker gives you the latter! It blocks attempts by email trackers and won't let them track what you do with the emails you receive. You will be amazed to see how many of the emails you receive have trackers in them:
https://trockerapp.github.io/

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Re: Chrome Extensions: Your favorite or most useful
« Reply #113 on: February 29, 2020, 02:50 PM »
Extension police - detect and block malicious Chrome extensions:
http://www.extensionpolice.com

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Re: Chrome Extensions: Your favorite or most useful
« Reply #114 on: March 01, 2020, 01:59 AM »
Helperbird free is a browser extension that gives you features such as dyslexia fonts, change the font & background color, text to speech, overlays, dyslexia rulers and more to customize the web your needs and style:
https://www.helperbird.com/

Location Guard - hide your geographic location from websites:
https://chrome.googl...dfdmjliccbbigdkfcgia

Incognito-Filter - open specific websites in a sandboxed Incognito Window, permanently:
https://chrome.googl...nlkchohdfcpdkmpngiik

Toast is a simple and lightweight extension that allows you to save all tabs in the open window. This way you can easily switch from project to project or between work and home tabs:
https://chrome.googl...cpkgcjhgmcaphdobmiie
« Last Edit: March 01, 2020, 04:07 PM by panzer »

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Re: Chrome Extensions: Your favorite or most useful
« Reply #115 on: March 15, 2020, 06:40 AM »
Bitdefender TrafficLight is the best way to a completely secure Web browsing experience. It is a free cross-browser add-on that intercepts, processes, and filters all Web traffic, blocking any malicious content and taking browser security to new levels:
https://www.bitdefen...ns/trafficlight.html

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Re: Chrome Extensions: Your favorite or most useful
« Reply #116 on: March 28, 2020, 10:09 AM »
Poper Blocker automatically removes all ad pop ups, pop unders, and overlays for a cleaner browsing experience:
https://poperblocker.com/

Hello, Goodbye blocks annoying chat widgets:
https://chrome.googl...gnfpbfedkdokihggapoi

Epilepsy Blocker is a simple chrome extension that analyzes animated GIFs while you are browsing the web and blocks the ones that may cause an epileptic seizure:
https://chrome.googl...ijhpjcmnbjlejlfejokb

Channel Blocker allows you to block YouTube videos and comments by blacklisting users and/or by using regular expressions:
https://chrome.googl...klibjddenhnofgnfcdfp

Reader Mode is a feature-packed Chrome reading extension and web app that removes clutter, ads and distractions, while also includes dyslexia support, bookmarking, annotating, highlighting, text-to-speech and many other features all in one tool:
https://chrome.googl...flfimocjggfjdlmlhblm
« Last Edit: March 28, 2020, 10:48 AM by panzer »

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Re: Chrome Extensions: Your favorite or most useful
« Reply #117 on: March 28, 2020, 08:11 PM »
https://darkreader.org/

Nice!  Had been using "Dark mode / night reader", but this one looks worth trying  :Thmbsup:

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Re: Chrome Extensions: Your favorite or most useful
« Reply #118 on: March 28, 2020, 09:00 PM »
https://darkreader.org/

Nice!  Had been using "Dark mode / night reader", but this one looks worth trying  :Thmbsup:

I like it. On some sites it isn't able to fully convert all the colors, so some sites or sections of sites are hard to read because it's either dark on dark or light on light. But most of the time it has been very helpful in reducing eye strain. :Thmbsup:

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Re: Chrome Extensions: Your favorite or most useful
« Reply #119 on: March 29, 2020, 12:19 AM »
Nice!  Thanks for the recommendation of Darkreader!

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Re: Chrome Extensions: Your favorite or most useful
« Reply #120 on: June 17, 2020, 01:25 PM »
StopTheMadness - an extension for Safari, Firefox, Google Chrome, Microsoft Edge, and Brave that stops web sites from making your browser harder to use. And it protects your privacy on the web:
https://underpassapp.com/StopTheMadness/

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Re: Chrome Extensions: Your favorite or most useful
« Reply #121 on: June 17, 2020, 02:56 PM »
StopTheMadness - an extension for Safari, Firefox, Google Chrome, Microsoft Edge, and Brave that stops web sites from making your browser harder to use. And it protects your privacy on the web:
https://underpassapp.com/StopTheMadness/

For only $4.99 you can have this functionality too!  With no trial!

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Re: Chrome Extensions: Your favorite or most useful
« Reply #122 on: July 06, 2020, 01:18 PM »
LocalCDN is a web browser extension that emulates Content Delivery Networks to improve your online privacy. It intercepts traffic, finds supported resources locally, and injects them into the environment. All of this happens automatically, so no prior configuration is required:
https://www.localcdn.org/

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Re: Chrome Extensions: Your favorite or most useful
« Reply #123 on: July 07, 2020, 12:25 AM »
It intercepts traffic, finds supported resources locally, and injects them into the environment.
Isn't that what your browser cache is supposed to do? :huh:

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Re: Chrome Extensions: Your favorite or most useful
« Reply #124 on: July 07, 2020, 11:49 AM »
It intercepts traffic, finds supported resources locally, and injects them into the environment.
Isn't that what your browser cache is supposed to do? :huh:

True. And the next would be local proxy server.