Today, apps are available for people of all ages, right from the tiny tots to adults to elders. You can use them for education, entertainment or to perform various functions too. If you are a student, then there are a large number of apps to help you out. Google Chrome apps can be used online on your web browser directly, saving you the trouble of having to download them. Here are the top Google Chrome apps for students-
This extension allows a person to view the definition of a particular word in a small pop-up window simply by double clicking it. Additionally, the full meaning of the word can be viewed on the toolbar dictionary as well. If the selected word is in a foreign language, it will be translated automatically to the language of your choice.
As a student, time management is essential. Task Timer helps you achieve just that by helping you time various tasks like studies, homework, work, play and more. You can create a list of tasks to be accomplished, set a time goal for each in number of hours and then keep track of how much time you spend on each. You can easily customize it too. The number of tasks is unlimited and includes goals, descriptions, progress bars, start and end time and editing options for each.
If you have had problems visualizing human anatomy as a student, then this app will help you do so. You can explore the human body anatomy, diseases and their treatments in 3D using this app. Using WebGL, the new standard for 3D, it brings the human body to life indeed. It has interactive tools to explore, dissect and share custom views with medical descriptions of the body.
This password manager and form filler is available for Opera, Firefox, Safari and Internet Explorer besides Google Chrome. It helps you make your online surfing and browsing secure and safe.
Major passwords vendors such as Firefox and Internet Explorer in-built managare, Passpack, KeePass, RoboForm, Password Safe, Sxipper, 1Password and TurboPasswords can be used to import and export. All sensitive data us locally encrypted so that nobody gets access to it. To protect your account, you have Google authenticator, Grid multi-factor help, One Time Passwords and Screen Keyboard
My Study Life is a free online study planner designed for lecturers, students and teachers so that studies can be made easy to manage. This app is available on a cloud so that you can manage your studies from just anywhere. It is not like a task list or diary. It integrates tasks, exams and classes to show you each along with the information related to them. Managing your study life is much simpler with this app.
You can now easily dram mind maps, flowcharts, UML, mockups and diagrams online using Lucidchart. The main aim of this app is to allow easy implementation of team work. Drawing diagrams has been made easy and fast, allowing you to work with any number of other people to sync in real time instantaneously.
Documents of Lucidchart can be created, opened and shared from Google Drive along with viewing, editing and opening Visio documents.Documents of other formats can be exported and weekly or daily backups of data can be initiated. There is a wide variety of shapes and tools to choose from to create diagrams of all kinds. To import images, they only have to be dragged and dropped. Images created with Lucidchart can also be embedded in wikis or blogs.
Read Later Fast
This app allows you to mark pages for later reading quickly. Thus, it helps you avoid too many tabs, making browsing simpler and easier. You can also integrate ‘Price Comparison While You Shop’ using this extension.
If you want to avoid opening too many tabs or cluttering your bookmarks bar, then Read Later Fast is an ideal app for you. Also, you can read pages offline with this extension. Pages can be read as slideshow or clean text to enable fats reading. While it can be used individually, you also have to option of syncing to Cloud via Diligo.com.
Flashcards have long been used as an effective method of learning. Flashcard Stash simply brings this method to you in a new robust form. Create your own interactive flashcards, engage in games and quizzes.
As this site is built on a dictionary, it also has phonetics, synonyms, contextual twitter examples, and contextual sentence examples from real flashcards and news. You can select your own theme, work with lists, phrases and words, and work on learning mode. If you are a teacher, you can create a class of students and share flashcards with them.
Capturing screens has been made convenient and easy with Lightshot. You can take a screenshot of a selected area, edit it and then upload it. With this plugin, you can even take screenshots of java, flash and video apps. You can save these screenshots or upload them to obtain a URL. To know more, you can search for similar images on Google as well. In the case of uploading images to server, you will obtain a link almost immediately.
Hover Zoom allows enlarging of thumbnails by placing your mouse cursor over them on many sites including Flickr, Reddit, Tumblr, Twitter, Facebook and Amazon. Browsing image galleries thus becomes easy as you only have to hover your mouse cursor over thumbnails to view them in full size without having to open in a new page.
Those pictures that do not fit your window are automatically resized. You can enable or disable zooming for specific sites as per your choice. Besides this, there is adjustable fading and delay effects, semi-transparent images and zooming only when a certain key is pressed. With these options, you can zoom as per your wish and in the manner you wish with Hover Zoom.