8 AI Chrome Extensions

Both in the modern workplace and daily life, artificial intelligence (AI) plays an increasingly important role in optimizing processes and efficiency in various areas, be it writing, researching, organizing, or creating all sorts of content. One of the most accessible and practical ways to take advantage of AI in our day-to-day lives is through extensions for the Google Chrome browser.  These tools allow us to make the most of technology and improve our work productivity – plus, they are for the most part free and can be installed in just a couple of clicks! In this article, we will explore 10 Google Chrome extensions that use artificial intelligence and are definitely worth installing to save hours of work and raise our efficiency to unimaginable levels. This includes the incredibly powerful Chrome Extension of the ChatGPT App, called “UseChatGPT.AI” and described as a “copilot for the web”.

Google Chrome is a web browser developed by Google. It has become the most popular and used browsers, and offers many streamlined features, including the ability to support extensions. These are lightweight applications that integrate directly into the browser and extend its functionality, allowing users to customize their browsing experience according to their needs and preferences, and which can be easily installed from the Chrome Web Store. There are thousands of extensions available in the Chrome Web Store, covering a wide variety of functions and utilities. These include ad blockers, password managers, productivity tools, social networking plugins and many other categories. With the rise of A.I., there are more and more extensions that leverage artificial intelligence to offer innovative and efficient features that can improve productivity and save time on various tasks.

AngryTom is a self-described “Consultant and AI educator”, who recently posted a very useful Twitter thread with his 10 picks of “insane” AI Chrome extensions. We encourage you to follow AngryTom on Twitter, but also leave our 8 best picks below with a few extra info about each one!

1. SciSpace Copilot

Scispace Chrome Extension

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This tool is a must-have for students, researchers, and anyone who has to find and digest papers, journals, and other high-level publications. It is an “AI research assistant” and truly a time-saving tool that can condense hours of reading and comprehension into just minutes. With the ability to highlight complex text, mathematical equations, and tables, this innovative Chrome extension turns challenging content into easy-to-understand explanations. Plus, you can ask follow-up questions and receive immediate answers if you need to further enhance your understanding. As an added bonus, this tool offers a unique method for searching and finding pertinent academic papers without the need for specific keywords, streamlining your research process.

2. Fireflies.ai

Fireflies AI Chrome Extension

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This tool is fantastic for anyone who has to work with teams, especially over video-conference. It allows you to automatically record and transcribe your meetings across video-conferencing apps, dialers, and even existing audio files (examples of compatible videoconference platforms include Google Meet, Zoom, Microsoft Teams, Webex, Ringcentral, Aircall, etc). It works by simply “inviting” the Fireflies Notetaker to your meetings, where it will capture the audio and video of the call and generate transcripts. The Chrome Extension will help you seamlessly perform all of the above-mentioned tasks from your browser – especially for Google Meet calls. It additionally adds speaker labels and time-stamped captions and even includes some neat features like “smart search” and sentiment filters.

3. Promptbox

Promptbox AI Chrome Extension

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AI is relatively new territory and every day we discover that new prompt on that specific tool that just hits the spot in making our tasks easier. If you wished you had somewhere to note down all the prompts you have used across AI applications, Promptbox comes to the rescue. Promptbox not only allows you to save your prompts but also makes sharing and organizing them a breeze. This versatile solution is compatible with a wide range of AI tools, including Chat GPT, Midjourney, Stable Diffusion, Bing, Jasper, and Nichess. Elevate your productivity and centralize all your favorite AI prompts with this game-changing Chrome Extension.

4. UseChatGPT.ai (ChatGPT App)

UseChatGPT App AI Chrome Extension

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Get seamless and efficient AI-powered assistance with the free “UseChatGPT” Chrome Extension, the ultimate ChatGPT app for interacting with text across any website. With just a single click, you can write, rewrite, summarize, translate, explain, or reply to text effortlessly. The “UseChatGPT” plugin offers versatility and compatibility, working with any text on any website. It supports ChatGPT Plus, Plugins & GPT-4, and provides a robust connection to your ChatGPT account. Compatible with popular AI providers such as ChatGPT, OpenAI API key, New Bing Chat, and Google Bard, this plugin ensures you have access to a wide range of AI-driven features.

Ask questions and chat directly with the plugin to refine your results, and receive comprehensive answers and creative inspiration. Enhance your writing by selecting any text on a website and allowing the plugin to rewrite it for you in an instant, and improve your reading experience by letting the plugin summarize, translate, or explain selected text with a single click. You can also simplify your electronic communications by generating effective and personalized replies in seconds.

5. AdCopy

AdCopy AI Chrome Extension

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Power your Facebook Ads with AI and optimize your ad spend and conversions! The Ad Copy Chrome plugin allows you to create, rewrite, and even translate your Facebook ads in a matter of clicks. Avoid spending valuable time struggling to craft compelling copy or wasting time on unreliable freelancers who may not meet your business’s needs. With the AdCopy Chrome Extansion, you can handle your marketing department’s demands effortlessly and in-house. This plugin streamlines the ad creation process and is powered by AI fine-tuned from the top brands in your niche. You have to just copy and paste any ad to generate a fresh variation within seconds. The AdCopy website claims that it is trusted by the top 1% of Facebook media buyers, so why not try it yourself!

6. Monica.im

Monica AI Chrome Extension

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Another Chrome Extension dubbed as a “ChatGPT assistant” on your Google Chrome browser (and rightfully so, as it is powered by ChatGPT 4), Monica is AI-powered extension that offers a multitude of features to enhance your browsing experience and productivity. With just a couple of clicks, you can effortlessly translate, explain, or summarize any selected text on a webpage, or even create your own prompts.

Monica is also capable of answering questions, engaging in contextual conversations, and providing writing inspiration. The extension allows you to easily create copywriting content, such as emails or blog post ideas, and it comes with 80+ templates for additional support. Monica offers a free option with 30 queries per day and access to basic features, as well as two paid subscription plans for over 2000 queries per day and access to all pro features. Get the free version and if you are impressed, consider a paid plan!

7. Wiseone.io

Wiseone AI Chrome Extension

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We believe Wiseone.io is another truly useful extension if you are a student, academic, or researcher. This AI-powered Google Chrome extension revolutionizes the way you read and explore information. Get assistance in understanding complex words, concepts, and even fact-checking through cross-referencing of various sources, which is especially crucial in the age of AI-generated misinformation.

Wiseone simplifies intricate information into easily digestible answers, allowing you to ask questions about any article that you are reading online and receiving clear, concise responses. Additionally, the extension saves you time by summarizing content on any website in just seconds, helping you extract and retain key information. A must-have!

8. Compose AI

Compose AI Chrome Extension

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An extremely useful Chrome extension if you spend too much time of your work day writing emails and other texts. Compose AI is a free AI-powered Google Chrome extension that can reduce your writing time by 40% with its autocompletion and text generation capabilities. Easy to install and use, this extension integrates seamlessly into your writing process, offering intuitive prompts and shortcuts. For example, you can generate ideas for blog posts, website copy, and research topics with a simple “//” command.

When writing longer texts, compose AI provides autocomplete suggestions and allows you to rephrase sentences or draw inspiration from its AI-generated ideas. In our opinion, one of the most useful features is the ability to efficiently respond to emails by having the extension craft full messages from just a few keywords. (currently compatible with in Google Docs and Gmail, with more sites coming soon). This is one extension we are definitely adding to our Chrome browsers!

BONUS: Bard by Google

Bard AI by Google

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This is not a Google Chrome extension per se, but it is by Google too and it has generated a lot of hype, so we may as well tell you about it! Bard is Google’s response to ChatGPT and other A.I.-powered search assistants. The technology will presumably used to power Google’s announced A.I. enhancement to its own search engine and other tools, including Google Docs and Google Sheets. If you are curious, you can take Bard for a test drive here. We will keep you posted on any updates, including Chrome extensions (though it is our prediction that when A.I. features will be added to Chrome, it will be a seamless integration and independent of a Chrome Extension!).

These 8 innovative AI-powered Chrome extensions will enhance your productivity, streamline your workflows, and bring your browsing experience to the next level. Each extension brings its own unique capabilities, from intelligent text generation and editing to insightful content summarization and translation. Using power of AI, these tools effectively address a wide array of tasks, allowing you to maximize your potential and dedicate the time you save on menial tasks like reading and writing to more important and productive tasks. Food for thought: we are still at the dawn of AI and these extensions are just a teaser for what’s to come.

If you work remotely or are a freelancer, we highly suggest you use a VPN for all your online browsing. Read why in our article about reasons why you should use a VPN. The above-mention AI tools are ideal for people working in digital marketing – if you want to start a career in this field, or are looking for more guidance within it, we suggest you read our article about the main 6 job sectors in digital marketing!

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