A common misconception about Chromebooks is that they are essentially bare-bones computers, offering a web browser and some other basic functionality for a relatively cheap price tag. Although laptops running Chrome OS do not necessarily offer the wide array of software found on competing platforms such as macOS and Windows, their feature set can be expanded significantly through the use of apps for Chromebooks–many created by third-party developers and available free of charge.
Because of the sheer amount of Chrome apps in existence, it can be time consuming to narrow them down. We’ve gone ahead and done the work for you, listing what we consider to the best Chromebook apps along with what we like (and don’t like) about each.
Original Article Appeared 5/29/2018