Tabs, tabs, tabs. If you're a multi-tasker, you love tabs.
Fortunately, the days of having 30 separate Internet Explorer windows open in the taskbar are long gone. Tabs make web browsers much easier to use.
But that doesn't mean you can't improve tabbed browsing. In fact, Google Chrome, one of the pioneers of tabbed browsing, is starting to lag behind its competitors. Edge features like Put aside they are not found natively in the Google browser.
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But which one should you use? Here are 10 of the best Chrome tab management extensions.
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It is not surprising; it takes a lot of power to run many extensions and integrate the browser tightly with Google's app ecosystem.
So, if you're a tab addict (or working on an old, underpowered computer), you need The Great Suspender. The open source application allows you to set a time period after which the tabs will be "frozen" and their memory freed.
Download: The big league
The beauty of Tabli is not in its ability to manage tabs in your current browser window, but in managing tabs in all open windows.
For example, if you have many work-themed tabs open in one window and all your social networks open in another, you can jump between them while keeping the tabs compartmentalized. Used correctly, Tabli can be a great way to increase your productivity.
Of course, all the usual features, such as Save and Restore are also present.
Do you use Workflow? If you do, you'll be instantly familiar with how Tabs Outliner works. For those unfamiliar with the productivity tool, you should think of Tabs Outliner as a folder tree for your tabs.
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It also lets you close tabs but saves them to your tree so you can revisit them later; It's perfect for freeing up browser memory.
Download: Tab Outliner
Hibernate Tab is another memory-saving tab manager. It's not loaded with features, but it's easy to use. Simply click the extension icon in the top right corner of Chrome and all tabs except the one you're currently viewing will go into hibernation mode.
To reactivate a tab, navigate to its window and click Wake up . The extension will remember exactly where you were on the screen and will reload that particular point.
Download: Hibernation Tab
Excessive tabs are annoying because they overwhelm Chrome's ability to display content in a meaningful way. TooManyTabs solves the problem by using a pop-up window that provides a thumbnail preview of the tabs you have open.
The extension also includes a search field so you can quickly find what you're looking for.
Similar in purpose to TooManyTabs, Quick Tab achieves extreme tab use through a dropdown menu that features all currently open tabs. A search function is also available.
While TooManyTabs is probably the best option for users who routinely open 20 tabs or more, lighter tab-a-holics may prefer Quick Tab.
Download: Quick tab
As I mentioned earlier, one of the most useful Edge features - Put aside - not natively available in Chrome. For those who don't know, Set Aside can minimize and restore all open tabs with a single click. It will even remember them between sessions.
If you want similar functionality in Chrome, check out the Hide Tabs button. Place an icon on the Chrome toolbar. Clicking it will close all your open tabs. Like Set Aside, it will also remember them if you close Chrome completely.
If you don't want another icon cluttering up your toolbar, you can use the right-click context menu to access the extension. Lastly, unlike Set aside, you can password protect your closed tabs. Simply right click the Hide Tabs button and select Options .
Created by the same people who created TooManyTabs, TabJump is a contextual tab browser that appears when you click the extension icon.
Instead of listing all the tabs in one block, TabJump has three columns - Undo , Related , and Skip . Undo recently closed tab lists, Related lists other open tabs from the same site you are currently using, and Skip Lists all other open tabs. It's a great way to organize tabs, packing maximum information into limited space.
Eyelash lovers are going to fall head over heels with this extension. You are no longer restricted to bringing a single computer to its knees with tens or hundreds of tabs open. oh no - you can now save the tabs you have open and then open them on a completely different computer.
While powerful, the extension is simple. You can save your browser state by clicking the disk icon in the pop-up window, and then restore it to any PC. You need to sign in with your Google account to enable this functionality.
This extension doesn't add much to the Chrome interface. Instead, it's a simple behavior modification extension that forces Chrome to the last selected tab every time you close a tab.
You can also make slight modifications to the default behavior of new tabs, forcing them to open in the background or changing their position in the tab list.
In this list, we introduce you to 10 of the best tab managers for Chrome. It's hard to name a definitive winner:a lot depends on how you use tabs and how you like to interact with your browser.
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