Tag Archives: Firefox Add-ons and Extensions

Block a site from Browsing History

These days Browsers do provide an option called as In private browsing which lets you anonymously browse any site without getting tracked i.e. nobody can find if you visited a site from History of URLS stored. However the only problem is you need to switch to that mode every time. An option to this problem is a firefox extension, History ...

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Fireshot : Free Alternative to Screenshot / Screen Capture softwares

Snagit is probably the best tool to create screenshot but if you are looking for some free tool, Fireshot addon for IE and Firefrox is worth it. This addon is a complete screenshot manager which allows you to take screenshots of visible area or entire page and then lets you add annotations, text, marking, shapes, lines which is supported by ...

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TidyRead renders better readability of Webpages

TidyRead is another new entrant in the huge list of Firefox add-ons; this add-on allows you to view the webpage with better readability and that too without any ads on the page. Here is a snapshot of Ashish’s Post “How to find information of any company in any country”, without and with the TidyRead add-on. As shown in the snapshot ...

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Find social profiles in seconds

Its pretty common practice that any time you meet a new person on internet you would like to have some background check to find where the person is involved online so you can find more about him. Until now we had been doing it manually, picking link from one place or the other but now Madgex labs has come out ...

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Gift a wardrobe to your Firefox with Personas

Personas for Firefox is a Firefox add-on, using which you can dress up your Firefox with different skins. Have a look at the collection of some skins. Looks great, isn’t it? This is a simple and easy to use add-on, simply install it and later you can access the options for Personas for Firefox under the Tools tab, as shown ...

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Skip Screen : Bypass waiting time on file sharing services

SkipScreen is a Firefox add-on which allows you to save time by bypassing the countdown on file sharing services like Rapidshare, zShare, Mediafire, Megaupload etc. Simply install this add-on like any other add-on, leave the rest to SkipScreen, now whenever you want to download a file from such services, SkipScreen will bypass (skip) the time, and will allow you to ...

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Restart FireFox manually with Quick Restart

FireFox browsers sometimes needs to be restarted again when you change theme or add an extension. This option is added at run time but in case you would like to restart FireFox browser manually, Quick Restart helps you to do a manual restart. This Addon adds a Restart option in File Menu of the browser which is functionally  equivalent restart ...

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Twitter Fox – Mini Twitter Client

Twitter Fox is a Firefox add-on, and has almost everything you required to address it as a ‘Mini Twitter Client”. You can post your updates, and see the updates from friends too, have a look at the animation below. Installation part is simple as any other Firefox add-on, once installed you can access Twitter Fox from the bottom right of ...

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Page Reboot: Bookmarklet for Automatically refresh a web page

PageReboot provides you a bookmarklet which allows you to reload any web page after specified  amount of time.  Why use a automatic re loader ? Many a times  you would like to see the live data on a website and if there is no provision for live update on that page, Page Reboot comes handy. This is also useful if ...

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Launch or Open IE tabs in Firefox

Many a times FireFox users need to open windows in Internet Explorer either for testing or for sites which work in IE  best. This is a common scenario when you visit Microsoft Site or use some of the Microsoft applications like SQL Reporting Services, Share Point.  But this adds on an extra step for you first launch IE and then ...

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Convert Webpage to PDF, View PDF as HTML with PDF Download

Last night, while searching for some converters, I came across this awesome Firefox add-on, which has given me like another reason to keep Firefox as my default Browser. PDF Download is a Firefox add-on, which efficiently handles all your PDF related needs encountered while browsing. Once installed you can access the settings for it from the ‘Tools’ tab of your ...

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