The 20 Must-Have Firefox Add-ons

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Ultrasound Tech...

This sounds a very good idea. This tells us about the must-need of our firefox browsers to make it more efficient works better. This also tells us that these add-ons are securely validated since it was all posted here in the site by an authorized person who knows this stuffs, Great! Thanks! :)

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Eoraptor

TooManyTabs, which is similar to Read Later, but integrates with Xmarks and offers multiple rows for orginaization... it's a true boon for people who use sites like FictionPress, Fanfiction.net, and any magazine site or review site without an atom or RSS feed to keep track of things to read.

 

Unfortunately, a lot of these are not yet compatible with Firefox 4.x and in the case of ToomanyTabs and Xmarks, are really supplanted by the new features therein.

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da_samman

I whole-heartedly agree with the idea of a "report comment" button.  We need a feature aling us to report comments as Spam.  These kind of comments are getting out of hand.  DEATH TO SPAM AND ALL SPAMMERS, preferably a death that is slow and torturously painful.

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ifailatliving

murphbro: r u sad that the only time this site gets hits is when it has a freeware roundup/browser war? also, have u been editing the other guy's articles? there seem to be less typos and brain farts

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Caboose

*are

*you

*round-up

*you

 

I think your keyboard has some issues...

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TheMurph

#1. Huh?

#2. No.

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ifailatliving

what i meant was, thank you for putting firefox's top add-on downloads on two pages with ads/cracking rosetta stone-english for paul

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lunchbox73

XMARKS = AWESOME

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Caboose

I agree 100% with you. Been using it for a while now! Love it! Even got my wife to start using it too!

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Fray

I love Smartsearch. It allows you to set up a right click menu section so you can directly search for the word under your cursor in your favorite sites.

I can click on a word and have it search amazon, google, google images, rotten tomatoes, imdb, piratebay, onelook, and wikipedia.

It's very easy to set up afer you play around with it. Make sure the links are put in your quicksearches folder and for Rotten tomatoes use the small search box on their linking page as the normal one won't work.

I would never use any other browser unless it had this functionality.

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Fray

I love Smartsearch. It allows you to set up a right click menu section so you can directly search for the word under your cursor in your favorite sites.

I can click on a word and have it search amazon, google, google images, rotten tomatoes, imdb, piratebay, onelook, and wikipedia.

It's very easy to set up afer you play around with it. Make sure the links are put in your quicksearches folder and for Rotten tomatoes use the small search box on their linking page as the normal one won't work.

I would never use any other browser unless it had this functionality.

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monkeykid753

For Dolphin HD, of course.

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Andy the Great

If you want a Chrome feature on firefox and it's called Personal Menu ( http://bit.ly/dBmaIb ) but I do like this list and I do use many of them too.

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rex2323

This is a new app I found while looking throug old mozilla labs projects.  It is a text based input system that atempts to use more natural language.  It was discontinued, but the app works fine, and if you get used to it, you can save a lot of time. Here is the link. "https://addons.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/addon/9527/"  Try it out and let me know what you think.

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Taffer

Dude--

 

Chrome-to-Phone addon for firefox.   install it for your android phone.  It is just the coolest thing ever.

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Andy the Great

could maximum pc get a flag Spam link so they could be removed.

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chipmunkofdoom2

Still can't post from the office. Thanks MaxPC.

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chipmunkofdoom2

Still can't post from the office. Thanks MaxPC.

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Ry03

please add a delete button

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JE_Delta

They need a report comment button just like on the forums

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siramic

Nice list David :-) LastPass, Read It Later, XMarks, Ad Block Plus are definatly some of my favorites. I had not heard of VTzilla before, the Web site (Virus Total) yes, but not the handy FF add on.

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Sparx10

This is quite a good list of add-ons. I've already been using about 13 or so of these :D

There's a few I have to recommend though.

Gmail Manager - The best manager for Gmail. You can have it automatically login your account on Firefox startup and check for mail. Or just double-click on the toolbar icon to have it login your account (works with multiple accounts too)

FEBE - This is the Firefox Environment Backup Extension, which backs up your extensions (and themes :D) and actually turns them into installable files (.xpi) This was mainly of huge use to me back when I had dial-up, and downloading 10MB of extensions took an hour.

Mozilla Archive Format - Lets you save webpages as 1 file (similar to IE's MHTML file) Also lets you save all open tabs at once.

Shorten URL - This is one of my top 3 favorite add-ons. It lets you shorten any URL in the page (or in the address bar) with one of many (over 25) URL shortening service and copy the new URL to the clipboard.

Menu Editor - Lets you completely customize your context menu and some other menus as well (if you Google "Menu Editor" the first hit on Google is the Firefox add-on, and the description is actually my feedback from bug reporting on Firefox 4 Beta :P). Very useful.

I hope these come in handy for someone :)

PS: What is the theme of that Gmail login screen? I'm pretty sure thats called Google Redesigned and isn't actually part of Stylish.

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rabbit01

Yeah, FEBE backs up extensions, bookmarks, passwords, history, etc. Came in real handy when I migrated to a Windows 7 machine couple months ago.

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