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This is a list of notable Firefox extensions, or software add-ons designed for Mozilla Firefox-based web browsers. Many Firefox extensions work in the SeaMonkey web browser as well as the Pale Moon web browser and the Thunderbird e-mail client.

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Official

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Website integration

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  • AniWeather&nbsp;– displays animated/graphical weather report from weather.com and weather.gov.
  • Forecastfox Weather&nbsp;– displays a summary of weather forecast from AccuWeather.
  • LibX&nbsp;– library catalogues.
  • LinkExtend&nbsp;– offers meta-ratings on site safety, child safety, company ethics, and site traffic. Also shows PageRank, file downloads, etc.
  • SimilarWeb&nbsp;– offers similar sites to the web page the user is browsing.
  • StumbleUpon&nbsp;– allows users to encounter random sites based upon the rating given by stumblers and their interests.

Social addons

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  • WiseStamp&nbsp;– empowers users' emails with social profiles and dynamic Email Apps.

Google integration

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  • Google Earth&nbsp;– provides full integration of Google Earth into the browser.
  • Google Toolbar&nbsp;– provides features related to Google Search as a toolbar.
  • Googlepedia&nbsp;– shows users Wikipedia articles along with their Google search results.

Wikipedia integration

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  • FastestFox&nbsp;– integrates Wikipedia functionality into Firefox and recommends related articles.
  • Universal Edit Button&nbsp;– notifies user when a web page contains editable content.

Application integration

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Browser features

Browser behavior/navigation

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  • Adblock Plus&nbsp;– is used for blocking ads via a paired blacklist and whitelist.
  • Turn Off the Lights&nbsp;– is used to obscure or mask content other than a running video (context cosmetics to enhance user experience or UX or QoE, i.e., quality of experience.)
  • All-in-One Sidebar&nbsp;– adds enhanced sidebar functionality similar to that found in the Opera web browser.
  • Capture Fox&nbsp;– is a screencast tool which captures the Firefox window as well as the whole screen and records the user's voice.
  • Cooliris&nbsp;– a tool for browsing photos and videos from the web or a desktop.
  • Flashblock&nbsp;– prevents Flash content from running without being explicitly started (clicked) or whitelisted.
  • Dealply&nbsp;- a tool for comparison shopping for better offers and deals while shopping online. Uses a widget to remain unobtrusive until the user deems relevant.
  • Hyperwords&nbsp;– allows users to select text and perform rich commands, such as instant Wikipedia look-ups, in-page translations, conversions, etc.
  • Image Zoom&nbsp;– allows users to change image sizes within the page.
  • Pentadactyl and Vimperator&nbsp;– make Firefox feel and behave like the Vim text editor.
  • Surf Canyon&nbsp;– is a real-time relevance feedback application which provides implicit personalization of search results on several major search engines.
  • Text to Voice&nbsp;– is used for making Firefox speak whatever has been selected from the webpage.
  • Zotero&nbsp;– enables users to collect, manage, and cite research from all types of sources from the browser.

Bookmarks

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Customization

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  • DéjàClick&nbsp;– enables user to record and playback complex web transactions via a free web recorder for Firefox.
  • Greasemonkey&nbsp;– allows users to install user scripts that modify specific web pages.
  • iMacros&nbsp;– a macro recorder for the Firefox web browser.
  • Stylish&nbsp;– allows the user to install custom CSS that can modify specific web pages and XUL application interfaces.

Download management

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  • DownThemAll!&nbsp;– a download manager/accelerator.
  • PDF Download&nbsp;– allows users to customize the handling of PDF files.
  • Video DownloadHelper&nbsp;– used to download videos from sites like YouTube or Metacafe.

Feeds

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Language tools

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  • FoxLingo&nbsp;– translates web pages and text using many free online translators and offers other language tools.

Privacy/security

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  • LastPass Password Manager&nbsp;– offers password management, portability and security.
  • NoScript Security Suite&nbsp;– allows users to control JavaScript and other potentially executable content.
  • Offer Assistant&nbsp;– password management, shopping, and bill pay add-on.
  • WOT Services&nbsp;– warns you about risky sites by adding security icons next to search results, email links, as well as Wikipedia.
  • Flagfox&nbsp;- displays a flag depicting the location of the current server.
  • Stealthy&nbsp;- a simple, user-friendly add-on that lets you visit websites that are restricted based on geographical location, governmental or organizational regulations.
  • Ghostery&nbsp;- advertisement networks and spy cookies blocking

Tabs

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  • Showcase&nbsp;– shows tabs as thumbnails, to preview, manage and search across them.
  • Tab Mix Plus&nbsp;– provides tabbed browsing enhancements.

Website development tools

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  • Alexa Toolbar&nbsp;– provides access to SEO data.
  • ColorZilla&nbsp;– adds an eye dropper (color reader), color palettes, page zooming, and displays element information.
  • Firebug&nbsp;– allows the debugging, editing, and modifying of any website's CSS, HTML, DOM, and JavaScript, and provides other web development tools.
  • FireFTP&nbsp;– is a cross-platform FTP client which provides access to FTP servers.
  • PourBico&nbsp;– allows to list all HTTP Requests and modify each response body with another source (editing in editor or with a remote URL or local file).
  • Web Developer&nbsp;– adds a menu and a toolbar to the browser with various web developer tools.
list_of_firefox_extensions.txt · Last modified: 2020/03/12 18:35 (external edit)