13 Firefox Addons for Power Users

by Karthik on July 30, 2007 · 5 comments

Firefox is one of the most popular browsers today. One of the chief reasons for its popularity has been the presence of many addons that enhance your browsing experience. But when it comes to the power users there are addons that are a must have for many of you. Here they are in no particular order :

  • Greasemonkey
  • Allows you to customize the way a webpage displays using small bits of JavaScript.Hundreds of scripts, for a wide variety of poular sites, are already available at http://userscripts.org.

  • Addblock Plus
  • Ever been annoyed by all those ads and banners on the internet that often take longer to download than everything else on the page? Install Adblock Plus now and get rid of them.

  • Del.icio.us
  • This extension seamlessly integrates your browser with del.icio.us (http://del.icio.us/), the leading social bookmarking service on the Web.

  • Firebug
  • Firebug integrates with Firefox to put a wealth of development tools at your fingertips while you browse. You can edit, debug, and monitor CSS, HTML, and JavaScript live in any web page…

  • Firetorrent
  • A Bittorrent plug-in for Firefox, called FireTorrent. It is available as a .xpi extension for normal firefox installations. It places the torrent downloads in the same Window as normal downloads.

  • Blogrovr
  • You don’t have time to read ALL those Blogs! Let RovR do it for you. Rovr fetches posts from your favorite blogs about whatever you’re browsing, showing summaries you can open in-place to read posts right on the page they’re about. Blogrovr also suggests popular items AND lets you Twitter about any site you’re on too.

  • Chatzilla
  • A clean, easy to use and highly extensible Internet Relay Chat (IRC) client.

  • Flashgot
  • Download one link, selected links or all the links of a page together at the maximum speed with a single click, using the most popular, lightweight and reliable external download managers.

  • Video Downloader
  • Download videos from Youtube, Google, Metacafe, iFilm, Dailymotion, Pornotube… and other 60+ video sites ! And all embedded objects on a webpage (movies, mp3s, flash, quicktime, etc) !

  • NoScript
  • Winner of the “2006 PC World World Class Award”, this tool makes Firefox the safest browser around.

  • FasterFox
  • Performance and network tweaks for Firefox…

  • Firefox Universal Uploader
  • As the name says, this firefox extension allows you to upload/download files from any website using a friendly interface. Upload files/photos/videos to Flickr, Picasa, Youtube, Box.net(1GB of free space), Facebook, Webshots and OmniDrive in this version. You can add multiple files to the queue at a time. Extension will take care of uploading them for you.

  • Mouse Gestures
  • Allows you to execute common commands (like page forward/backward, close tab, new tab) by mouse gestures drawn over the current webpage, without reaching for the toolbar or the keyboard

So Download these extensions today for firefox and improve your browsing experience.

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Makis September 11, 2007 at 11:34 am

Sorry :(

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DemoGeek October 24, 2008 at 6:31 am

You should have mentioned the MeasureIt plugin as well. That saved loads of time while doing any web work.

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Name September 10, 2009 at 8:53 am

Please name the addon: Adblock Plus. It has nothing to do with “adding”, on the contrary, it has all to do with removing!!

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Name September 10, 2009 at 6:23 pm

Please name the addon: Adblock Plus. It has nothing to do with “adding”, on the contrary, it has all to do with removing!!

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