Here’s a list of top Chrome Extensions in the Chrome Web Store in the Search Tool category. These extensions will help to improve your search experience and can help you find information faster and more easily than with traditional search engines.
Ecosia — The Search Engine That Plants Trees
Description: This extension sets your search engine to Ecosia and customizes your new tab page so you can plant trees with every search.
This extension sets Ecosia as your default search engine in Chrome, allowing you to search directly from the address bar of your browser. It also customizes your new tab page. By using it you can help the environment for free - just by searching the web.
Search Encrypt — The Private Search Engine
Description: Search Encrypt uses local encryption to secure your searches. Our private search engine combines AES-256 encryption with Secure Sockets Layer encryption. It then retrieves your search results from our network of search partners. After you're done searching, your search terms expire so they stay private even if someone else has access to your computer.
Using Search Encrypt will allow you to search the web with more confidence and privacy. Searching the web shouldn't require handing over tons of your personal information, which is why we've created our private search engine to keep your data safe.
How Search Encrypt Keeps Your Searches Private:
1. No Tracking of Search History in Any User Identifiable Way
2. Expiring Browser History
3. SSL/HTTPS Encryption
4. Privacy by Design
Using Search Encrypt as your default search engine will help you practice safe searches online!
Context Menu Search
Description: Use the right-click menu to search for selected text in different search engines
This extension can be used to search for selected text using the context menu. Different search engines can be added according to the user's wish to the right-click menu.
The search results are shown in a new tab which can either be a focussed tab or a background tab depending on the options set by the user. The location of the newly opened tab can also be set by the user to be either next to the current tab or the last tab.
The order of the search engines in the right-click menu can also be arranged. A list of 40 commonly used search engines has been added so that users can choose easily. If needed, the user can also add an option which has not been included.
Search Switcher — Default Search
Description: Search Switcher allows you to quickly and easily switch between the best search engines on the internet. Our extension helps you…
Search Switcher allows you to quickly and easily switch between the best search engines on the internet. Our extension helps you find what you're looking for on the most popular search websites. We also set your default search engine to Search Switcher.
With just one click you can easily search many popular websites, including Google, Yahoo!, Bing, Wikipedia and Reddit.
How It Works:
1. Click on the Search Switcher icon in your Chrome browser.
2. Select The Site You Would Like To Search (e.g. Google or Yahoo!).
3. Enter your search term in the search box and press Enter or click the Search button.
Search on top search engines and websites with the Search Switcher Chrome extension. You can easily switch between Bing, Google and Yahoo! search engines directly from our extension.
Video Search Geek
Description: Video Search Engine puts a world of entertainment only a click away from you.
Video Search Engine puts a world of entertainment only a click away from you. Find great YouTube videos with little effort and search the world’s greatest library of online videos, easily.
Just search and go - funny cats, great music and everything else in-between. Video Search app has it all. Love YouTube but hate spending hours trying to find great videos? Video Search app lets you take control of the best entertainment.
Video Search app is the ultimate video search engine - giving you access to millions of videos with just a search. Filter your search by relevancy, date, rating or view count - it’s the best and easiest way to find great videos.
Pick an upload date or filter by category - finding the great video that everyone is talking about just became so much easier! Search for any keyword and look through the pages - using complex algorithms, Video Search app will always find you the video you are looking for, with little effort.
View videos in a grid or list view - then simply click play and watch the video directly from WebGaki.com. Video Search app even displays how long the video is, a short description, the view count and the channel name.
Simple = Select + Search
Description: Right click on selected text to search on multiple search engines for Chrome. Supports grouping engines, incongito, and more.
It's simple: select some text, right click, and search on your preferred search engines.
Configuring your search engines is very easy!
Description: Enhances your search pages by inserting preview images and popularity ranks.
New in version 5.0:
- Removed Related Link / Advertising feature
- Fixed: Some searches on Bing showed three previews per result
- Fixed: Border through search results when going back to some Google searches
TinEye Reverse Image Search
Description: This is the official TinEye Chrome extension. Find out where an image came from, how it’s used, or find higher resolution versions.
TinEye is the first image search engine on the web to use image identification technology, instead of using keywords, metadata or watermarks. When you submit an image to be searched, TinEye creates a unique and compact digital signature or 'fingerprint' for it, then compares this fingerprint to every other image in our index to retrieve matches. TinEye does not typically find similar images; it finds exact matches including those that have been cropped, edited or resized.
Search by Image (by Google)
Description: This extension allows you to initiate a Google search using any image on the web.
Found an image on the web that you’re curious about? With this extension, you can initiate a search on Google using pictures on the web. You can discover photos of places, learn more about art pieces, identify landmarks, and more.
To use this extension, right click on an image on the web and select “Search Google with this image.” You can also add a clickable Search by Image icon that appears when you point to an image. When you search by image, you’ll see results that show you where that image, and similar images, appear on the web. You can see webpages that contain that image, or find the same image in different sizes or resolutions.
Reverso Translate in Context
Description: Translate words and expressions in context and improve your language skills. Spanish, French, Russian, Italian, etc.
Translate words and phrases in the context of your web page (including PDF files, Netflix and Primevideo subtitles), in Spanish, French, Italian, Portuguese and 8 more languages.
Just one click to see the translation in context (the word selected and the expressions that contains it). Your search history is automatically saved and you can select your favorite words and expressions to enrich your vocabulary, practicing them with all Reverso tools. Save your favorite web pages in reading mode and access them from all your devices with the integrated translation feature.
Many other features : full-text translation, spell checker, grammar, dictionary. Sync with other Reverso services. It is free!
Available also in German, Portuguese, Russian, Arabic, Dutch, Hebrew, Polish, Romanian.
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