When importing Chrome bookmarks to IE, the process is fully automated. To import your Internet Explorer favorites into Chrome, however, you'll first need to export your IE favorites to an HTML file. This isn't IE-specific: Chrome only imports bookmarks from files. Dec 20, 2012 · Internet Explorer users don’t have to be left out. There are several ways to sync your favorites, including an integrated method on Windows 8. If you’re using Windows 7 or below, try placing your bookmarks folder in a cloud-storage folder or using Xmarks.
Internet Explorer's "Favorites" (also "Internet Shortcuts") are stored as individual files named with the original link name, and the filename extension ".URL", for example "Home Page.URL" collected in a directory named "Favorites" which may have subdirectories. Bookmark names must be unique within a folder.