Have you ever downloaded an image from the web and then had to find a way to convert it to a different file type? Well, that will be a thing of the past, as a new Chrome extension lets you automatically save and convert any online photo as a JPG or PNG.

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How to save any image as a JPG or PNG in Google Chrome

  1. Download ‘Save Image As’ Chrome extension
  2. Right-click and save an image as a specific filetype

1. Download ‘Save Image As’ Chrome extension

First, while using the Chrome web browser on a computer, visit the Chrome web store and download the ‘Save Image As’ extension. Once it’s done installing, you should see the extension’s icon appear next to other items next to Chrome’s URL bar.

2. Right-click and save an image as a specific filetype

Now, it’s as simple as finding an image on the internet that you would like to save. Once you have one, right click on it so that the options menu pops up. Instead of clicking on the usual ‘Save image’ button, look for the ‘Save Image As Type’ option near the bottom of the list.

When you hover your mouse cursor over this, you will have the option to save the clicked on photo as a JPG, PNG, WebP. After selecting one of these, the image should automatically be converted and saved to your computer.

More: How to get the Google Images ‘view image’ button back in Chrome

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