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None. It's just a web site that adds links to the New Tab Page to various web sites.

It's not like Android Marketplace or the Apple App Store.
Not quite true. While many 'apps' are little more than hyperlinks, some of them are installed locally - examples include SourceKit and WriteSpace, but there are a few that will work offline on a chromebook.

To answer the OP's question though, the Chrome Web Store is designed to work with the chrome browser.
 

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Not quite true. While many 'apps' are little more than hyperlinks, some of them are installed locally - examples include SourceKit and WriteSpace, but there are a few that will work offline on a chromebook.

To answer the OP's question though, the Chrome Web Store is designed to work with the chrome browser.
Very very few work offline. And they can be counted on one hand. 99.9% of the content on Chrome Web Store are just links to some web site. So far, I'm not very impressed. Even Google is late to their own party.

And OP didn't ask that question.
 

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I find the Google app store to be really useful. There are actually quite a few apps that do more than take you to a web page. Like Zora was saying you need extensions. They are the equivalent to Firefox add-ons.
 
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