The best Google Chrome themes for 2020

Looking for ways to spruce up that boring old Google Chrome browser? Adding a terrific theme is one of the best things you can do to boost your overall browsing experience. But searching Google Chrome’s extensive library for a theme to match your unique personality can be tedious.

Fortunately, the perfect theme might be right under your nose. Our list includes themes in a variety of styles and colors. From minimalist designs to colorful patterns, we’ve got you covered.

Best minimalist themes

Chrome has a great look on its own. It’s simple, straightforward, and easy on the eyes. If you like that look, but maybe want to change it up a bit — though not too much — these themes are for you. They take that classic Chrome aesthetic and make some subtle changes.

Material Dark

Material Dark

Modern Flat

Modern Flat

Oceanic 

Black carbon + silver metal

Black carbon and silver Chrome theme

Best dark themes

Like the minimalist themes above, these themes re-skin your browser to make things darker, dimming the lights and eliminating that gray-white color scheme common to vanilla Chrome.

Just Black

Morpheon Dark

Morpheon Dark

Slinky Elegant

Slinky Elegant

Special mention – Dark Reader

Dark Reader is technically an extension instead of a theme, but it does what a theme does plus much more. The download includes a menu where you can adjust the dark settings to match your browsing environment as needed. And this doesn’t just apply to the Chrome window, but also to all Google sites, social media sites like Facebook, and more. It’s basically a dark mode for all your browsing!

Best colorful themes

Stepping out of the dark and into the light, we scoured the Chrome Web Store for the most colorful themes for anyone who wants their browser to look a little less dour. These themes keep things simple but inject a little color into your Chrome experience.

Blue/Green Cubes

Bluegreen Cubes

Flying Paint

Sweets

Sweets Theme

Colors

Colors Theme

Best landscape themes

The best landscape themes borrow an excellent photo and skin your browser based on the colors and overall feel of the original picture. These themes do more than just change a color scheme, however — they’ll turn your browser into a window to the outside world.

Norwegian Fjord

City and Bridge in the Fog

Greek Beach

Greek Beach Theme

Isle of Skye Scotland

Best cute animal themes

Sometimes you just need to look at a cute animal. Full stop. Thankfully, these themes inject cat and dog photos into your everyday experience, so you can enjoy them any time you open a new tab.

Puppy Love

Puppy Love

Kittens

Kittens

Cats

Cats Theme

Best space themes

Who says dark mode has to be one color? If you want a darker theme for your Chrome browser but you’d still like an interesting photograph or a pop of color, these space themes could work for you.

Galaxy Aero 1440p

Galaxy Aero 1440p

Space

Space Theme

Unknown Space

Unknown Space

Lone Tree

Lone Tree

Best cityscapes

Maybe you’re not really interested in the peace and serenity of landscapes and would rather have a bustling cityscape scene adorn your browser. We can’t blame you: the colors are often exciting and it’s also a great way to enjoy travel photography.

Seattle Night

Marina Bay Singapore

City Lights

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