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I currently use Google Bookmarks via the Google toolbar plug-in for Firefox. I find this extremely useful as it allows me to have roaming bookmarks rather than having to maintain bookmarks on individual machines and also restore them when rebuilding a machine.

Is there currently any way to use Google Bookmarks in Chrome? This is the one thing I'm waiting for that is preventing me from switching from Firefox to Chrome.

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You could switch to Xmarks (formerly Foxmarks), which has plugins for Firefox, Chrome, IE, Safari, and maybe more.

  • Former Google Bookmarks user here. I switched to Xmarks a while ago - much better, much more reliable. Also, I didn't know Xmarks works with Chrome. I think this is just about enough to push me to switch over from Firefox to Chrome. It was bound to happen anyway. Thanks for the tip. – Florin Andrei Nov 10 '09 at 18:45
  • The Chrome plugin is not a public beta yet. Joining a private beta program is hardly sage advice. – MiffTheFox Nov 10 '09 at 18:58
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I think Xmarks is way better by now but there's another alternative if you like: with a dev build (by now) you can sync your bookmarks with a Google account. AFAIK it doesn't work for Linux yet.

You can find the details @ http://googlesystem.blogspot.com/2009/08/sync-google-chrome-bookmarks.html

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This extension is incomplete (one-way sync only).

There is a safe and easy way using a bookmarklet and a search keyword: http://metaed.blogspot.com/2008/12/using-google-bookmarks-in-google-chrome.html

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Yes of course you can use Google bookmarks in Chrome, my favorite Chrome extension for that is Google bookmark. Very simple and easy to use, but usefull.

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