Top 10 Chromebook Offline Apps – to keep your Chromebook happy even when you are offline.
1. Angry Birds Apps for Chromebook
Let us start this with some fun stuff. Some super fun stuff. Birds! Slingshots! Destruction! Feathers! Fun! This needs no introduction of any kind. So, add Angry Birds app for Chromebook, that works offline.
2. Offline Gmail for Your Chromebook
You favorite Google service? Gmail, I am sure!
Gmail Offline beta is a Gmail app built to support offline access, allowing mail to be read, responded to, searched and archived without network access. After first start-up, Gmail Offline will automatically synchronize messages and queued actions anytime Chrome is running and an Internet connection is available. More than just an offline app, the streamlined user interface, based off Gmail’s popular tablet interface, provides extremely fast response time with a pure, email focused experience.
To start Offline Gmail after installing, open a new tab in Chrome; In the new tab pane you will see a Gmail Offline Icon. Click on the icon, and Offline Gmail will load.
3. Amazon Kindle Cloud Reader
Reading a Kindle ebook on your Chromebook when you are offline? Yes, that’s possible with the Amazon Kindle Cloud Reader for Chrome. Your current book is automatically made available for offline use, and you can choose to save a book for reading offline at any time.
Really useful if you love books and have a good Kindle collection.
4. Google Calendar Offline App for Chrome
Back to productivity now. Google Calender is awesome. But with offline access on Chromebook, Google Calender on Chromebook, things will be better. With offline access, you can view a read-only version of your calendar no matter where you are.
Download from here.
5. Scratchpad – Simple Note Taking, Works Offline
Scratchpad is a simple note-taking app that works offline. It can be seamlessly integrated with Google Docs and keeps your notes up to date so you don’t have to. No saving. No sending. It just works.
Built by Google. Download it from here.
Fun stuff again.
Color Piano is an educational application that utilizes colors in teaching piano theory, creating a visual interface for learning the keyboard; learn how to play songs on the piano without learning sheet-music! CPT ties together chords, scales, inversions, octaves, key signatures, and play-by-play examples of classical compositions
7. NYTimes App for Chrome.
Needs no introduction.
Experience the award-winning journalism of The New York Times through the Google Chrome browser. The NYTimes app for the Chrome Web Store is a sophisticated HTML5 application that leverages advanced browser features to deliver a unique and compelling reading experience that can be read online or offline.
8. Offline Solitaire – Fun Unlimited on Chromebook
A Solitaire (Klondike) game that can be played with no internet connection. Classic “Klondike” Solitaire as known and loved by computer users worldwide. Always available for play because it works offline (with no internet connection). Fast, clean and simple. No ads, no options, just straight into the game.
9. Webcam Toy – FUN
Fun continues. Take photos with your webcam using over 70 free fun effects.
10. Google Tasks Offline (Unofficial)
I am a huge Google Tasks fan. I add all my notes and todos for my blog in a Google Task list and organize from there. Its really, really simple and easy to use. I love this offline app!
I hope you found some useful stuff here. Please drop a comment if you know any other useful offline app for Chrombook users.