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This is a list of some of the many available Firefox extensions, software add-ons designed for Mozilla Firefox based web browsers. Many Firefox extensions work in the SeaMonkey and Flock web browsers as well.

Official[edit | edit source]

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Firefox Companions[edit | edit source]

These are official Firefox extensions which are also co-developed and distributed by Mozilla on their site as a bundle (extension + browser). The close involvement of Mozilla in these distribution is notable as being a new distribution tactic, especially with large sites like eBay who have a very large distribution reach.

Website integration[edit | edit source]

  • AllPeers - provides file-sharing by peer-to-peer among friends registered to the service.
  • Forecastfox - displays a summary of weather forecast from AccuWeather
  • LibX - library catalogues
  • LinkExtend - offers meta-ratings on site safety, child safety, company ethics, and site traffic. Also shows PageRank, file downloads, etc.
  • Me.dium - shows a graphical map of people on the web.
  • SimilarWeb - offers similar sites to the web page the user is browsing.
  • StumbleUpon - allows users to encounter random sites based upon the rating given by stumblers and their interests.

Google Integration[edit | edit source]

  • Google Gears - enables offline access to services that normally only are available online, by installing a database engine on the client system to cache the data locally.
  • Google Earth Plugin - provides full integration of Google Earth into the browser.
  • Google Notebook - provides a simple way to save and organize clips of information when conducting research online.
  • Google Toolbar - provides features related to Google Search as a toolbar.
  • Google Web Accelerator - a web accelerator.
  • Googlepedia - shows users Wikipedia articles along with their Google search results.

Wikipedia Integration[edit | edit source]

  • SmarterFox - integrates Wikipedia functionality into Firefox and recommends related articles.
  • Universal edit button - notifies user when a web page contains editable content

Application integration[edit | edit source]

Browser features[edit | edit source]

Browser Behaviour/Navigation[edit | edit source]

  • Adblock Plus (variant of Adblock) is used for blocking ads via a paired blacklist and whitelist.
  • All-in-One Sidebar - adds enhanced sidebar functionality similar to that found in the Opera web browser.
  • Capture Fox - is a screencast tool which captures the Firefox window as well as the whole screen and records the user's voice.
  • Fasterfox - pre-fetches links on pages, adjusts page rendering, and employs "network optimizations" to make browsing faster.
  • Flashblock - prevents Flash content from running without being explicitly started (clicked) or whitelisted.
  • Hyperwords - allows users to select text and perform rich commands, such as instant Wikipedia look-ups, in-page translations and conversions etc.
  • Image Zoom - allows users to change image sizes within the page.
  • Surf Canyon - is a real-time relevance feedback application which provides implicit personalization of search results on several major search engines.
  • Vimperator - makes Firefox feel and behave like the Vim text editor.
  • Zotero - enables users to collect, manage, and cite research from all types of sources from the browser

Bookmarks[edit | edit source]

Customization[edit | edit source]

  • Chickenfoot - allows the user to write scripts to manipulate web pages and automate web browsing
  • DéjàClick - enables user to record and playback complex web transactions via a free web recorder for Firefox
  • Greasemonkey - allows users to install user scripts that modify specific web pages.
  • iMacros - a macro recorder for the Firefox web browser.
  • Stylish - allows the user to install custom CSS that can modify specific web pages and XUL application interfaces.

Download Management[edit | edit source]

Feeds[edit | edit source]

Language Tools[edit | edit source]

  • FoxLingo - translates web pages and text using many free online translators and offers other language tools.
  • Rikaichan - a popup Japanese-English/German/French/Russian dictionary
  • International Sideboard - a keyboard for typing all language (unicode) characters for firefox

Privacy/Security[edit | edit source]

  • Cookiesafe - controls which websites have permission to store cookies.
  • LastPass - offers password management, portability and security.
  • NoScript - allows users to control JavaScript and other potentially executable content.
  • WOT: Web of Trust - warns you about risky sites by adding security icons next to search results, email links, as well as Wikipedia.
  • Billeo - password management, shopping, and bill pay add-on.
  • Perseus - enables to provide users' needs for privacy and confidentiality by encoding the http traffic.

Sports[edit | edit source]

Tabs[edit | edit source]

  • Firefox Showcase - shows tabs as thumbnails, to preview, manage and search across them.
  • Tab Mix Plus - provides tabbed browsing enhancements.

Themes[edit | edit source]

Website development tools[edit | edit source]

  • ColorZilla - adds an eye dropper (color reader), color palettes, page zooming, and displays element information.
  • Firebug - allows the debugging, editing, and modifying of any website's CSS, HTML, DOM, and JavaScript, and provides other web development tools.
  • FireFTP - is a cross-platform FTP client which provides access to FTP servers.
  • Web Developer - adds a menu and a toolbar to the browser with various web developer tools.
  • SearchStatus - provides access to SEO data

External links[edit | edit source]

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