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Annotate PRO for Google Chrome

Annotate for Google Chrome is a simple (but mighty!) extension for Google Chrome that makes it easy to give personalized, detailed feedback to students on their work.

Annotate installs into your Chrome browser in seconds through the Google Chrome Store.

With one click you’ll be able to give targeted feedback on a particular issue, often including a link out to additional resources. In a split second you’ll help students by providing detailed feedback and wow them with your personal attention.

Of course you can edit comments and their labels; Annotate PRO is free (forever) with 10 slots you can change to suit your needs. You can choose to install the full College Edition Library, which adds 100+ pre-written comments plus 70 empty slots to extend Annotate to better suit your needs.


How Easy is Annotate for Chrome?

Say hello to your two new best friends: ALT-A and right-click.

ALT-A to Search:

Step 1)
In any webpage you want to use Annotate PRO, put your cursor in a text field then press ALT-A. Annotate PRO pops open…

Step 2)
Start typing – you’ll be searching your entire Annotate PRO library for matching text…

Step 3)
Find a comment you like? Click ENTER and it will be added to the webpage. Whether a Google Docs comment bubble, an email you’re writing in Gmail – almost anywhere.

Right-Click to Find a Comment:

Step 1)
Add a plain comment to a Google Doc and right-click.

Step 2)
Search your library (Annotate PRO College Edition comes with 100 pre-written comments covering much of the feedback you'll want to provide).

Step 3)
Click. Beautifully thought out feedback - which of course you can edit to suit your needs, both on the fly AND in the underlying Comment Library.

Install Annotate for Chrome

It takes 30 seconds, is free, and will help you give better feedback,
faster, starting immediately (well, 31 seconds later).

Install Annotate for Chrome

You can try the PRO College Edition, with 100 pre-written comments suitable for high school and college writing, for 7 days risk free. We’ll be adding additional libraries through 2016 – Legal Writing and English as a Second Language are up next.

What’s the difference between free and PRO libraries? When you right-click in Google Chrome, in Google Docs or just about any website, you get a menu – your personal library of comments…

Annotate for Chrome

Annotate for Chrome
College Edition PRO Menu


Or checkout this short “how to install” overview video to learn more…

Wow, I wish I had found this even sooner. With working with doctoral students, and trying to provide mountains of feedback, I need all the help I can get and this tool is exactly the thing I was looking for. I am also recommending the Writer’s Toolkit to all of my students.

Dr. Kaye Shelton

Professor of Education, Lamar University

What I like best about Annotate is that it allows me to customize the program to reflect my own voice and style. I also love the fact that it allows me to draft quite lengthy comments, all the better to explain complex or multi-step concepts to my students.

Lisa T. McElroy

Professor, Drexel University Earle Mack College of Law