Designers tend to be busy people, that is why they can take all the help technology can offer. One of the helpful tools is Google Chrome Extensions. A lot of people undermine the power of them, but we’re here to tell you the opposite, because extensions are a designer’s best friend!
Leaving feedback has never been easier with Toybox. This Chrome extension allows you to inspect CSS and leave feedback directly to your website. It also takes screenshots and records data to make the whole process flow smoother.
Window resizer is very beneficial for its ability to resize your screen to get you a better idea of how your designs would look on different screens with different dimensions. This extension will definitely save you a lot of time.
Fast websites and applications are what everyone really wants in life, that is why you need to know how fast or slow your applications are, and speed tracer does exactly that. It measures the time each application spends to open and function properly, making it easier for you to detect problems with JaveScript, parsing, layout, execution, and much more.
Screenshots might have been the best option some time ago, but now it’s all about video shots. Loom can help you record your screen so you can show your work flow to your teammates and help explain to them how to get the job done faster and more efficiently. Because a screenshot doesn’t always show the full picture.
See a color you like, easily get its hex and RGB color value when you hover on it using ColorZilla. Click and copy the value to your clipboard so you can easily use it in your designs.
This extension will easily allow you to measure the sizes of objects on your page. Just drag the measuring box and your object of choice will be measured instantly.
Every designer needs a muse, and muzli is the perfect muse. Muzli is an extension that provides you with the latest and trendiest designs so you draw inspiration from them.
This is by far one of the best on this list! How many times have you searched and searched for the perfect font? Well, the search is over because you can now hover on any font on any page and instantly get its name.
Download multiple images in the click of a button with Image Downloader. If you want to download a big number of images from a single website, this extension gathers all the images available and downloads them directly to your computer.
When working on some designs, you might need to grab the logo or icons on a page, and SVG Grabber is the man for that job. Download the extension, click on the button, and just like that, all the SVGs are downloaded to your computer.
Make sure to try all these extensions as they will definitely make your work flow go much smoother!