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Must-Have Chrome Extensions That Will Make Life Much Easier For Designers
By Mikelle Leow, 12 Jul 2017
Image via WhatFont
Need to free up some space on your computer? Well, guess what—your design capabilities need not be compromised just because your hard disk might be reaching full capacity.
99designs has discovered 50 awesome Chrome extensions that will boost the productivity of designers without burning a hole in their pockets.
Take a look at six Chrome extensions below and find out more over at 99designs.
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Found an eye-catching color on someone’s blog? ‘ColorZilla’ comes with an advanced eyedropper that lets you discover its HEX code.
Image via PicMonkey
‘PicMonkey’ lets you instantly edit screenshots and images without making you switch between windows.
Simply launch a new tab, click on the ‘PicMonkey’ icon, and you’ll be able to create collages, retouch images, whiten teeth, and more.
Image via WhatFont
With so many cool fonts on the internet, you’re likely to come across one that you really adore. Find out its name with the ‘WhatFont’ extension, which inspects and detects typefaces across the web.
Video via texmage
Create text overlays without the need of downloading images. Simply drag-and-drop the image of choice into the tool and edit it to your taste.
Video via WellDoneCode
Here’s a cool tool for web developers. ‘PerfectPixel’ lets you superimpose a semi-transparent image over a HTML page to perform pixel-by-pixel comparisons.
Image via Chrome Daltonize!
In a bid to make the internet more user-friendly for everyone, the ‘Chrome Daltonize!’ extension helps designers intensify color details so color blind users don’t miss out on content. This is a pretty essential tool, since one in 20 computer users is reportedly colorblind.
Image via Muzli 2
This Chrome extension might finally make creative ruts a thing of the past. ‘Muzli 2’ replaces your Chrome default page with real-time design inspiration such as UI/UX news and stunning photographs.
Check out 44 more Chrome extensions for designers over at 99designs.
[via 99designs, videos via various sources, images via various sources]
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