Best extensions for Microsoft Edge: how to install and use them

One of the most important news of February 2020 for Windows 10 is the overall improvement of the Chromium-based Microsoft Edge browser. which in addition to becoming available for all operating systems, including Mac, has also obtained support for Chrome extensions, since Edge is now based on the same code as Google Chrome.
Support for Chrome extensions is a welcome addition, especially for dissatisfied Firefox users, who want an alternative to Chrome itself.
In this guide we see how Microsoft Edge extensions are added and managed, and which are the best extensions for Edge .
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While extensions from the Chrome Web Store, from now on, are also fine on Microsoft Edge, there is also a Microsoft store for Edge extensions . They can be found at // and can be installed by opening it from the Edge itself. The site has a search bar and you can search for the extension that serves as a keyword.
The best Edge Extensions that are currently available and worth adding are:
1) Microsoft Transle, the most useful, to have an instant language translator at your fingertips. After installation, you can select a portion of text or a word and click the right mouse button to find the translator option.
As a translator, Google Translator can also be installed.
2) Amazon Assistant, to get the offers of the day and, above all, to compare the prices of the products sold by Amazon.
3) Office Online, which adds a toolbar to access Office Online, to manage saved documents and create new documents quickly directly from Edge.
4) LastPass to manage passwords and keep them synchronized.
5) Evernote Web Clipper, a tool to save links and notes that are synchronized on the Evernote account.
6) Onenote Web Clipper, similar to the extension for Evernote, for those who use Onenote.
7) Save to Pocket, to save links on the Pocket account.
8) Page Analyzer, for those who develop websites, to get details on the SEO optimization of the site.
9) Custom Right-Click Menu is used to add specific websites or other links to the contextual menu of Edge that appears when you press the right mouse button on a page.
10) Tempermonkey, the historical extension for Chrome and Firefox that allows userscript greasemonkey to be installed to personalize the appearance of websites.
11) Clipboard History, to have a history of the copy and paste.
12) IP Address and Domain Information, to find out IP address and domain registration information for a specific website.
13) Strong Password Generator, to quickly generate passwords that are difficult to discover.
14) Youtube Enhancer, to improve and add options to the Youtube site
15) Blu Messenger, to have a different and more beautiful interface than Facebook Messenger.
To install the extensions, from the relevant store page, just press the blue Get button
Once some extensions are installed, these can be used by the buttons that appear at the top right of Edge (as happens in Chrome). By right clicking on an extension, you can access its configuration options.
Going to the main Edge menu, pressing the button with three dots at the top right, you can open the list of installed extensions to deactivate them with a switch or uninstall them by pressing on Remove .
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