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Published on February 22nd, 2014 | by admin

Top 10 Apps to Install on your Chromebook




1. WriteSpace

WriteSpace creates a blank canvas for distraction-free writing and introduces a darkroom concept to the Chrome browser. You can carry on working without an internet connection, which makes write space self-contained. Offline support is its significant benefit over Google Docs which has no offline support.

2. Turn off the Lights

It is an app with only one function but performs flawlessly. It works when you visit any webpage sporting embedded video and click the associated light bulb icon in the address bar. It will make the screen dim, focusing your attention on the video. There are limited options to customise this application; however, users can alter opacity settings, introduce special effects and assign a hotkey to the process.

3. Feedly

It is a magazine-style RSS news aggregator and ties Google Reader. Feedly allows feeds to be separated into various categories, and offers a vast range of social-networking integration for easy sharing.

4. Aviary Image Editor

Aviray Image Editor is a free cloud-based image editor that looks very similar to Photoshop. It incorporates refined learning curve and its performance is more than just satisfactory for basic edits on pictures for blogs and social networking sites. It is a complete editing package; available through the browser with audio and visual effects editors.

5. Last Pass

Last Pass is the best app for providing a secure hub for all your login details it is a popular online password manager available for Chrome. Last Pass is a total time saver as it auto-completes forms on your behalf.

6. Good Food

It is an app for healthy-eating foods and delivers dozens of recipes from the famous magazine in an attractive and appealing format. Each recipe is available along with step-by-step instructions and high-resolution images.

7. Measure It

It is Ideal for web design and helps users rapidly create the size of web images. All you have to do is to click on the ruler icon and draw a box around the relevant image, the app will automatically provide the measurement in pixels.

8. Scribe Fire

It is a vital tool for authors of multiple blogs and allows you to create a single article that can be posted on many locations at the same time. One important feature of Scribe Fire is the ‘Quick Ads’ service support for monetised posts.

9. Web of Trust

It is a crowd-sourced application and indicates through colour codes on internet. Green tags indicate safety, whereas, red tags websites should be avoided.

10. Autodesk Home-style

Home-style is a great web app for those who are looking forward to renovate their living style. Its ‘Room Design’ option is handled by a drag-and-drop system, which reduces the usual complication associated with software of this nature.

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