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Firefox Extensions Version 1.2

Firefox Extension - Extensions are an installable enhancement to the Mozilla Firefox or Mozilla web browsers, and add features to the application or allow existing features to be modified. Wikipedia Source


All-In-One Sidebar

- Allows you to open and close the side bar by clicking a line on the left side of the screen, enhances many features of Firefox.

Bookmark Backup

- Easily backup all your bookmarks and other preferences in Firefox.

Button Pack

- Adds many buttons to your toolbar. Customizable


- An IRC client that is highly customizable right inside Firefox.

Colorful Tabs

- Colors each tab a diffrent color to help differentiate between them.

Compact Menu

- Duplicates the menubar on the toolbar as a menu of menus. Note - Not compatible with Firefox


- Enhance Google search results by adding extra information (like links to Yahoo, Ask Jeeves, MSN etc) and removing unwanted information (like ads and spam).

CuteMenus - Crystal SVG

- Places relevant icons in the menus.


- Ability to highlight a word on a webpage and view a definition.

Disable Targets For Downloads

- Disables blank pages that are produced sometimes when you click a download link.

Download Manager Tweak

- Adds many useful features to your download manager.


- Tweaks and tunes Firefox to your computer to speed up webpage loading without hampering computer performance.


- Allows massive downloading of all the links on a page and single downloads also.


- Control your favorite media player directly from Firefox.

Google Toolbar

- Your favorite toolbar from IE is now on FF. Very usefull and customizable.

IE View Lite

- Automatically open specific sites in IE. Useful for safe ActiveX sites.

Mouse Gestures

- Perform shapes with your mouse to control Firefox actions (back, refresh, new tab).

New Tab Button on Tab Bar

- Adds a little button to easily add a new tab. If you are using mouse gestures, you can just hold the right mouse button and drag up.


- Disables Javascript for help with adless browsing.


- Easily disable or enable Javascript on a webpage.


- Take notes on a easily editable post-it note to keep information for later.


- Smooths the screen's scrolling when using a wheel button.

Tabbrowser Preferences

- Adds many useful features to your tabs.

User Agent Switcher

- Adds a toolbar button that allows you to easily switch the user in Firefox. Useful if many people use the computer with diffrent preferences in Firefox.

Viamatic foXpose

- Click an icon in your status bar to view all tabs as thumbnails in one window.

If you would like to suggest an extension, head over to this topic. Post your complete list of extensions and note which ones you would like to see added to the list.

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