Undoubtedly, Google Chrome is one of the best browsers available for the Windows OS, and people use this browser to get a fast, smooth, and strong user experience while browsing the web. Like the nearest competitor, Firefox, Google Chrome also has a huge list of free extensions in the Chrome Web Store that let you do certain task faster and enrich the browser’s functionality. Here are some very useful Chrome extensions to set up Mouse Gestures. They can assist you in using the browser in a quicker way.
Chrome extensions to setup Mouse Gestures
Best Chrome extensions to setup mouse gestures are:
- Gestures for Google Chrome
- Mouse Gestures Events
- Chrome Gestures
- smartUp Gestures
- Drag and Go
To learn more about these extensions, continue reading.
1] Gestures for Google Chrome
Gestures for Google Chrome helps users to set up various gestures according to the requirements. Apart from having some preset mouse gestures, you can create new if you want. After installing this extension, head over to the corresponding Options page of this, go to Actions tab to find and create gestures. You can use take the help of the given arrow/s to know how the gestures work and even use right-clicks of your mouse to draw that gesture.
2] Mouse Gesture Events
Mouse Gesture Events is a very easy-to-use Chrome extension to set up mouse gestures in Google Chrome. Although it does not come with as many options as the extension mentioned above, you can do all the basic tasks with the help of this extension. After the installation, you can press the right-click button of your mouse to draw certain gestures and perform tasks. The best part of this extension is that you can save all the settings on your computer and restore them when required.
3] Chrome Gestures
Chrome Gestures is yet another similar Chrome extension, but it works in a different way. You need to use the right-click to draw all the gestures, but this extension needs you to press the Alt key while drawing any gesture. Talking about the functionality of this extension, you can have only ten gestures, viz. – Close the tab, open a new tab, refresh the current tab, go to the previous/next tab, etc. You can get an overview of the available gestures from the image above.
4] smartUp Gestures
smartUp Gestures is probably the most feature-rich extension in this category. Not only does it offer right-click gestures, it also offers Mouse wheel gestures, actions in the context menu, super drag gestures, simple drag gestures, etc. After the installation, you need to set up everything correctly from the Settings panel. Following that, you can use the right-click button of your mouse to draw gestures to open/close tab, refresh the current page, search text in the background, close the next/previous tab and much more.
5] Drag and Go
Drag and Go is the simplest Chrome extension to set up mouse gestures in Google Chrome. The advantage of using this extension is that you do not need to go through any complicated settings – and the disadvantage of this extension is that you have very limited actions. Unlike other extensions mentioned above, you cannot set up anything except a couple of functions like Alt key selection, Ctrl key selection, choosing between right-click or left-click, etc.
TIP: Just Gestures will let you add Mouse Gestures to your Windows Mouse.
How do I add mouse gestures to Chrome?
To add mouse gestures to Google Chrome, you can use the above-mentioned extensions. They will help you set many gestures as per your requirements. Whether you want to open a new tab, close an existing one, move to the right or left, or something else, you can do everything with the help of these extensions.
How do I use Chrome gestures?
By default, Google Chrome doesn’t have any gestures. However, you can add gestures with the help of these aforementioned extensions. It is recommended to install all of them one after one and check which one suits you the most. Whether you use a touchpad, trackpad, or a typical mouse, you can use all these gestures in Google Chrome.
If you can remember and need loads of actions, you can opt for smartUp Gestures. However, if you need a simple Chrome extension to configure gestures, Mouse Gesture Events seems to be useful for you. In general, you can start using any of these extensions to carry out tasks faster in Google Chrome on your Windows PC.