Scrolling in Chrome is bare. It’s tailored for speed, but actually i like to have a bit of a momentum effect to economize mouse scrolls. The best example to date being the scrolling on Mac OSX, which actually accumulates the momentum, so only a few gestures and the scrolling is both faster and further, which is quite natural AND cool, AND useful.

But how to achieve that magic in the stripped-down Chrome?

First step is to install an extension called Smooth Scrolling. It has the disadvantage of being very sensible to the CPU activity, so pages sometimes look much sluggish, and the defaults settings are not as smooth as MacOS.

Second step is to change these settings. Josh Time tuned it perfectly, so here’s the contemporary version of his screenshots. Enjoy!



There’s now another great extension for Chrome, which I can now recommend