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Microsoft brings five new Edge extensions to the Windows Store

Microsoft Edge is slowly but surely becoming a solid web browser on Windows 10 PCs, but one of its biggest drawbacks remains the lack of a huge library of quality extensions. Thanks to five recent additions though, there are now 40 Edge extensions available on the Windows Store and some of them are quite interesting (via SuperSite for Windows).

The first one is Moderator toolbox for Reddit, which brings many features and functionality for Reddit moderators including Toolbar Shortcuts, User Notes and notifications for new moderator mails or items.

Moderator toolbox for reddit
Moderator toolbox for reddit
Developer: toolboxTeam
Price: Free
  • Moderator toolbox for reddit Screenshot
  • Moderator toolbox for reddit Screenshot
  • Moderator toolbox for reddit Screenshot

Next, there is Give as you Live Donation Reminder, an extension that allows you to support 200,000+ charities in the UK when shopping with over 4,000 stores including Amazon, eBay and Booking.com.

Give as you Live Donation Reminder
Give as you Live Donation Reminder
Developer: Everyclick Ltd
Price: Free
  • Give as you Live Donation Reminder Screenshot
  • Give as you Live Donation Reminder Screenshot
  • Give as you Live Donation Reminder Screenshot
  • Give as you Live Donation Reminder Screenshot

For web developers, the Magic CSS extension will give you a live preview of your CSS/LESS code with an in-page editor, with all your written code being saved in your browser’s local storage at site level.

Live editor for CSS and LESS - Magic CSS
Live editor for CSS and LESS - Magic CSS
Developer: webextensions.org
Price: Free
  • Live editor for CSS and LESS - Magic CSS Screenshot

Office 365 users may also try Flyview for SharePoint and Office 365 sites, a dynamic navigation plugin that makes it easier to explore and search sites, libraries, lists, documents, setting options and more.

FlyView for SharePoint and Office 365 Sites
FlyView for SharePoint and Office 365 Sites
Developer: AuroraBits
Price: Free
  • FlyView for SharePoint and Office 365 Sites Screenshot

Lastly, Enhancer for YouTube will improve your user experience on the popular video sharing website. The extension includes many advanced features such as custom themes, a better cinema mode, the ability to control volume level and playback speed with the mouse wheel and more.

Enhancer for YouTube™ for Microsoft Edge™
Enhancer for YouTube™ for Microsoft Edge™
Developer: Maxime RF
Price: Free
  • Enhancer for YouTube™ for Microsoft Edge™ Screenshot
  • Enhancer for YouTube™ for Microsoft Edge™ Screenshot
  • Enhancer for YouTube™ for Microsoft Edge™ Screenshot
  • Enhancer for YouTube™ for Microsoft Edge™ Screenshot

Overall, Microsoft has been making slow progress since Edge extensions became available with the Windows 10 Anniversary Update, and the company previously acknowledged that Edge usage is still pretty low. For now, the new web browser seems to suffer from the same chicken and egg problem that previously affected Windows Phone: there are too few extensions to attract consumers, and usage is too low to attract developers. However, that could well change if consumers start to embrace Windows 10 S, the locked down version of Windows 10 that doesn’t support third-party web browsers.

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Do you think these new Edge extensions are useful additions?