We’re blogging about the process of creating a chrome extension
We’re going to talk a bit about why we chose the project, what we hope to learn from it, and the first steps we took. We’ll also include links to articles that have been helpful along the way.
We chose this project because we wanted something that would let us get our hands dirty with code, but wouldn’t take up too much time each day. We also wanted something that would help us along in future projects by building up our skill set.
Chrome Extension For Image Download
If you have been using Google Chrome for a while, you might know that downloading images is pretty easy on the browser. Users just need to right-click on an image and select the ‘Save Image As’ option from the context menu to download an image.
You can even right-click on an image and select the ‘Open image in new tab’ option. This will open the image in a separate tab; press the CTRL+S button to save the image on your computer. Although it’s pretty easy to download images on Google Chrome, what if you want to download images in bulk or want to download a YouTube thumbnail?
In that case, you need to use the Image Downloader Chrome extensions. As of now, there are almost hundreds of image downloader Chrome extensions available on the web store. You can use any of them to download images in bulk onto your PC.
If you are interested in using the image downloader Chrome extensions, continue reading the article. This article will share a list of the best Image Downloader extensions for the Google Chrome browser. So, let’s check out the extensions.
If you are looking for an easy-to-use and lightweight Chrome extension to find & download all images on a webpage, then look no other than Imageye.
Imageye is a Chrome extension that can help you find, browse and download all the images present on a web page. You can also use several filters to download the images.
Loadify is one of the most powerful image download extensions available for the Google Chrome browser. The extension provides you fast & convenient access to all images on any webpage.
The Chrome extension arrives with a responsive and intuitive design, and it allows you to download all images and colors in just a single click.
ImageAssistant is a Chrome extension for sniffing, analyzing, and batch downloading images on web pages. Guess what? ImageAssistant can even extract images loaded by flash or ajax.
Compared to other Chrome extensions for downloading images, ImageAssistant is lightweight and is pretty easy to use.
As you might have guessed with the name, Double-click Image Downloader is a Chrome extension that lets you download any image with a double click.
Apart from double-clicking on an image, it also supports downloading images via other interactions like hovering buttons, drag & drop, and a hotkey.
Fatkun Batch Download Image is a Chrome extension that lets you download all pictures on the page with one click. The good thing about Fatkun Batch Download Image is that it supports all websites.
Before downloading images, you can also set filters. For example, you can set filters to download images by resolution or link, set filters for downloading specific image formats, etc.
Image Downloader is a Chrome extension that lets you browse and download images from any web page. It’s an open-source Chrome extension that allows users to filter images by image width and height.
Apart from listing the images, it also allows you to access the URLs. You can use this extension to download single images or bulk images. The only downside of Image Downloader is that sometimes it fails to detect the actual size of an image.
Unsplash For Chrome for not exactly an image downloader; it’s an extension that allows you to access Unsplash’s image library without accessing the website. If you are a blogger and often visit Unsplash to download free stock images, you might find Unsplash For Chrome very useful.
As you click on the extension icon, it opens a search box. You need to type in the image category and click on the Search button. Unsplash For Chrome will list all images that are available on its website.
1 Click Image Downloader is one of the best, lightweight, and easy-to-use Chrome extensions to download images from any webpage. Guess what? To download images with 1 Click Image Downloader, you need to hold the Shift key and right-click on the image. Once done, it will automatically save the image in JPEG format.
Yes, the extension allows you to choose the download locations manually. If you haven’t set the download location, the images will be saved in your PC’s ‘Downloads’ folder.
- Image Download for YouTube
Although not popular, Image Download for YouTube is still one of the best Chrome extensions that you can use right now. The extension doesn’t work with every site as it’s designed to work with YouTube only. Image Download for YouTube allows you to download YouTube video cover images in the highest available resolution.
To download a YouTube video cover image, open the video and click on the extension icon. The extension will show you an image preview along with the download button.
- Easy Image Downloader
If you don’t want to click the ‘Save image’ button multiple times, you need to give Easy Image Downloader a try. Guess what? The Easy Image Downloader allows you to download all images from a webpage in bulk.
Before downloading the images, Easy Image Downloader offers you lots of options. For example, you can filter mage by size, file names, file formats, and more.
After applying the filters, Easy Image Downloader provides you a download option to download all images that match your set criteria.
These are the best Image Downloader Extensions for the Google Chrome browser. I hope this article helped you! Please share it with your friends also. Also, if you know of any other extensions, let us know in the comment box below.
Best image download extension for chrome
It’s very easy to download images on Google Chrome. All you have to do is right-click and choose the ‘Save image as’ option from the pop-up menu. Alternatively, you can also choose the ‘Open image in the new tab’ option to download it in the original resolution or just drag and drop it to a folder on your desktop.
But what do you do if you wish to download images on a page in bulk or simply download one frame from the YouTube video you’re watching? Here are some image downloader extensions for Chrome that will help save images from most sites in bulk with a few simple clicks.
Best Image Downloader Chrome Extensions
- Click Image Downloader
Best for: Replacing the right click save image option with a keyboard shortcut
As I said in the introduction, the native method to download an image on Chrome works well for one or two images. Click Image Downloader extension for Chrome saves you time by allowing you to save images with a keyboard shortcut.
Simply hold the Shift key and right-click which saves you a wee bit of time. The extension works well with Google Images and Bing, but not with other websites.
Another similar extension is the Shift Click Image Extractor that even shows a preview of the image while downloading it. However, since it opens each image in a new tab first, 1 Click Image Downloader is a better and quicker choice.
- Image Downloader
Best for: Bulk downloading images from any website
I tried multiple bulk image downloaders and by far, Image Downloader Chrome extension is the best one. It’s open-source and allows you to filter images by image width and height. In addition to this, you can also access URLs for all the images on a webpage.
The extension works for both single and bulk image downloads as you get the option to click and select only the images that you want to download.
Bulk Image Downloader for Chrome
There is only one known issue with the extension. It may sometimes detect and download the image thumbnail rather than the original size.
However, you can open the selected images in a new tab and then download which solves the issue. If you still face frequent resolution issues, Image Downloader is another extension (with the same name) that you can try.
- Unsplash For Chrome
Best for: Downloading free high resolution images that can be used without attribution
Unsplash is a great place to find free high-resolution stock-free images on the internet. These photos can be downloaded and used for free without attribution whatsoever.
So if you frequently use images for your blog or just about anything else, this extension offers a quick way to search them on Unsplash. The extension shows an array of pictures within a small window on the top right corner regardless of the webpage you are on.
Unsplash Image Extension for Chrome
In addition, you can right click and save the images or click on the image contributor’s name to open Unsplash’s website.
- Lodaify Smart Image Downloader
Best for: Downloading pictures and color codes used in a website
Lodaify is a very unique image downloader extension for Chrome browser. It not only allows you to download images, but you can also find the color codes used. Useful for those who are into designing and frequently need to find color codes.
Image downloader extension for Chrome
The extensions also come with an image downloader that detects even the smallest of icons and shows them in a new tab.
Unlike others, the UI is clean and you can easily hover over an image to view the download icon. Apart from that, a user can also find the resolution of these images before downloading them.
- Image Download for YouTube
Best for: Download YouTube thumbnails in full resolution with a single click
Want to use a YouTube video’s thumbnail as your PC’s background image? Image Download for YouTube extension allows you to download thumbnails for any video with a single click.
So the next time you are listening to Lo-Fi and feel like downloading the image used in the video, you know what to do.
Chrome extension to download YouTube video thumbnails
Whenever you open the YouTube video and hit the extension icon on the top right corner, it shows you a preview with the download button.
Wrap: Download Images Using Chrome Extensions
There are other options but these are some of the best Chrome extensions to download images in bulk. I personally use 1 Click Image Downloader as it allows me to skip the ‘save as’ option.
Choose one based on your specific needs. Don’t end up installing too many extensions which would slow down the browser itself.
Let us know your thoughts in the comment section below.