Google Docs (Chrome Extension)for Windows



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Google Docs is a popular office tool from Google that lets you create, edit, and share documents online. It works in your web browser, so you can access it from any device connected to the internet. This is especially handy when you use Google Docs through the Chrome extension. 

Can you use Google Docs in Chrome?

Google Docs works really well with the Chrome browser. When you use it as an extension, you get several benefits:

  • Work from Anywhere: You can update a shopping list or put the final touches on a work document anywhere, right from your phone or computer.
  • Work Together Easily: When you share a document, you and your friends or coworkers can see updates as they happen. This means everyone is always on the same page.
  • Leave Comments: You can comment on specific parts of your document to ask questions or make suggestions, and even notify others by tagging them.
  • Access Your Files Anytime: All your files are saved automatically in Google Drive, so they’re safe and you can get to them anytime, from any device. You can also work on different types of files without needing extra software.

A familiar (inter) face£

It’s hard to imagine how any word processor could top Google Docs. It’s simply the best.

You won’t be surprised by the app’s interface given that Google Docs maintains the sleek, minimalist look found on Microsoft Word: white space, rounded page elements and muted colors. You can easily access popular fonts, use ready-made templates, and embed hyperlinks, images and other media. 

Doc in the clouds

You can’t talk about Google Docs without mentioning Google Drive. The file storage and synchronization service allows users to organize and share files on its servers. You can store up to 15 gigabytes worth of files in the cloud platform. You can also create files through its office suite apps: Google Sheets, Google Slides and Google Docs. So, goodbye to downloading other productivity software. 

The downside here? You got to have a WiFi connection if you want to create docs on this web-based storage app. But if it’s any consolation, Google Docs makes up for this default by offering users Offline mode for documents already created. No WiFi connection needed to access and edit documents. Just remember though, any changes made will not be applied until you establish an internet connection. So for documents that have more than one editor onboard, connect if you want revisions updated for all to see.

In your hands

Google Docs is available online on your PC as well as at the Google Play Store and Apple App Store. But, it is a stand-alone app. You’ll have to download both Google Drive and Google Docs apps, which is a bit troublesome. Regardless though, if you have data and are connected online, both applications will work without a hitch. 

Are there plugins for Google Docs?

Google Docs can do even more with add-ons from Google Workspace. Here’s how you can add and use these extra features:

How to Add Features:

  • Open any document and click on "Get add-ons" to see what's available.
  • Find an add-on you like, check what it needs to work, and click "Install".

Using Your New Features:

  • Once installed, you’ll see new tools on the right side of your document. If you don’t see them right away, just refresh the page.
  • For more tools, go to the "Extensions" menu and click on "Add-ons".

Why Add-ons Are Great:

  • They let you customize how you manage documents.
  • They make your work easier by adding new tools right where you need them.

Google Docs Chrome extension offers all the usual features of Google Docs but with better integration with the Chrome browser. This makes it a must-have for anyone who needs an effective way to manage documents on the go. 


  • Simple and intuitive interface
  • Compatible with all desktop browsers
  • Downloadable on Android and iOS smartphones
  • Offline mode feature
  • Compatible with .doc, .docx, .dot, .dotx, .dotm, .html, .txt, .rtf, .odt


  • Needs WiFi connection to create files
  • No mobile site

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