FastestChrome

FastestChrome

Download Editors' Rating:
4.5
Outstanding
Average User Rating:
1.8
out of 4 votes

Quick Specs

  • Version:
    6.1.5
  • Total Downloads:
    21,868
  • Date Added:
    March 13, 2012
  • File Size:
    Not available
  • Downloads Last Week:
    31
  • Operating Systems:
    Windows XP/Vista/7

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Editors' Review

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One of the most popular Firefox extensions, with well over 10 million downloads to its name, has now been made available for Chrome users. FastestChrome by FastestFox is a simple free add-on that helps you browse faster by speeding up common tasks through predictive text input.

FastestChrome is easy to use and all its features are configurable via the options menu. It offers great functionality and is really quite simple to understand. One of our favorites, the Endless Pages feature, will automatically load the next page. No more waiting or unnecessary clicking of Next buttons there. It is simply and conveniently just there once you get to the end of the current page. Another cool feature is that highlighting a word will automatically search for its definition, actually presenting not one but four options for how to do it.

The publisher claims the tool is built on the simple premise that if searching can be made faster, then productivity will be increased. We can't say that you'll be any more productive just because you try FastestChrome, but this free extension is a handy add-on for any Chrome user.

 
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User Reviews
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3 stars

"Too intrusive on a netbook"

March 14, 2012  |  By intriqken

 |  Version: FastestChrome 6.1.5

Pros

Little features added to search and your right-click button are nice and an easy shortcut to different search engines, definitions, etc.

Cons

Pop-up shopping comparison is too intrusive and usually totally unrelated to my search.

Summary

I run Fastest Chome on my netbook and find it is too intrusive. It's helpful shopping comparison pop-ups had to be disabled because everytime I searched it would come up with unrelated shopping comparisons. Other features such as r-click searches and definitions are nice.

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Full Specifications

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General
Publisher Fastestfox
Publisher web site http://smarterfox.com/news/
Release Date March 13, 2012
Date Added March 13, 2012
Version 6.1.5
Category
Category Browsers
Subcategory Chrome Extensions
Operating Systems
Operating Systems Windows, Windows 7, Windows XP, Windows Vista
Additional Requirements Google Chrome Beta Channel
Download Information
File Size Not Available
File Name mmffncokckfccddfenhkhnllmlobdahm
Popularity
Total Downloads 21,868
Downloads Last Week 31
Pricing
License Model Free
Limitations Not available
Price Free

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