Top 5 Google Docs Add-ons

Add-ons in google docs are very handy in increasing our productivity in day to day life. We picked up the best add-ons one should have, here is the list of top 5 add-ons to help you minimize your efforts.

UberConference Sidebar

Quite often while collaborating to prepare on google docs with our colleagues we need a constant discussion to reach a consensus and discussion can be long if the number of stakeholders are large. An audio conference call is the easiest way for discussion. UberConference Sidebar provides a convenient audio conference call facility while collaborating on google docs.

Writefull Thesaurus

Writefull Thesaurus gives you synonyms sorted by their similarity to the word entered.

It is the only Google Docs add-on that sorts synonyms according to their similarity to the word entered. It uses an Artificial Intelligence approach that calculates the similarity of synonyms based on the context they usually appear in.
Search synonyms for any word using the search bar, or select any word in your text and click “paste from text”. In the synonym list, you can click “paste” to replace the selected word in your text.

Table of contents

It automatically creates a table of contents or index in the sidebar that can be clicked through, it helps in easy document navigation.

Clicking on a table of contents heading in the sidebar will move your cursor to that section of the document. After selecting a format in the list, clicking on the refresh button will automarically numbe your document’s headings.


As the name suggests this add-on allows you to translate the selected document text between several languages and then reinsert back to the document.

Currently, it supports  English, French, German, Spanish and Japanese.

This add-on is developed by google.


Proofreading is a powerful add-on that instantly corrects spellings, grammar and phrasing. This powerful tool is backed up by AI algorithm.

Gradeproof corrects and improves your writing, analyse your grammatical issues to rectify them and analyse your choice of words and phrase structure to improve quality and flow of written content.

Additionally, in Pro version, it has support for eloquence engine & plagiarism detection.

Let us know what you think are the best add-ons as per your need by commenting below and we will try to add them in our next article.

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