While Google has steadily touted Chrome OS as a cloud-centric operating system, the platform's ability to work with offline apps is steadily growing, and that is making Chromebooks much more flexible systems than they were before. On the Chrome Web Store, you can find many apps that work offline, including QuickNote for note taking, Videostream for Chromecast, and more. Google has even recently given Chromebook users a way to watch Google Play Movies and TV offline.

In this post, you'll find good resources for arming yourself with the best offline apps for Chrome OS.

In a recent post from Google, the company announced the offline movie and TV watching functions: "The new Google Play Movies & TV Chrome app makes your favorite movies and TV shows on your Chromebook available any time, anywhere - even without a WiFI connection. http://goo.gl/L8VUzf In addition to offline mode on Chrome OS, it also brings Info Cards and an improved Chromecast and local playback experience to anyone watching movies through the Chrome browser."
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