The Top 10 Mozilla Firefox Add-ons, May 2010.

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Like every month, I am listing here some of the best add-ons of the month May 2010 depends on there popularity of weekly downloads. Firefox is a fastest growing popular web browser.One of the great perks of Firefox is that there are tons of extensions that enhance the functionality of the browser.There are lots of free download able extensions, add-ons, themes available on the internet for firefox. Use this add-ons and try with your browser to make your web experience more better.

1. Adblock Plus :


Have you 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.Right-click on a banner and choose “Adblock” from the context menu — the banner won’t be downloaded again. Maybe even replace parts of the banner address with star symbols to block similar banners as well.

2.Video DownloadHelper [up 1 position ]


The easy way to download and convert Web videos from hundreds of YouTube-like sites. This works also for audio and picture galleries.DownloadHelper is a tool for web content extraction. Its purpose is to capture video and image files from many sites.

3.NoScript


The best security you can get in a web browser! Allow active content to run only from sites you trust, and protect yourself against XSS and Clickjacking attacks.this tool provides extra protection to yourFirefox. It allows JavaScript, Java and other executable content to run only from trusted domains of your choice.

4.Personas Plus [down by 2 pos ]

Personas are free, easy-to-install “skins” for Firefox. Choose from over 60,000 cool designs, including art from Harry Potter, Bob Marley and Lady Gaga to individualize your browser. Join over 8 million people from around the world who are asking themselves: “What Will My Browser Wear Today?”

5.FlashGot


Download all the links, movies and audio clips of a page at the maximum speed with a single click, using the most popular, lightweight and reliable external download managers.

6. Greasemonkey [Up 1 Position ]


Allows you to customize the way a webpage displays using small bits of JavaScript.  Hundreds of scripts, for a wide variety of popular sites, are already available at http://userscripts.org.  You can write your own scripts, too. Check out http://wiki.greasespot.net/ to get started.

7.Firebug [Up 1 Position]


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.

8.FoxTab [Up 2 Positions]


As the web is rapidly turning into an application environment where dozens of tabs are being opened concurrently, accessing a page visually is in times the fastest and best possible option.FoxTab introduces toFirefox the best and most attractive way for accessing the web as never seen before on any other browser or operating system.

9.DownThemAll! [Up 1 position]


DownThemAll is all you can desire from a download manager: it features an advanced accelerator that increases speed up to 400% and it allows you to pause and resume downloads at any time.DownThemAll is fast, reliable and easy-to-use! It lets you download all the links or images contained in a webpage and much more: you can refine your downloads by fully customizable criteria to get only what you really want!

10.Download Statusbar [ Down by 1 position ]


Now View and manage downloads from a tidy statusbar – without the download window getting in the way of your web browsing.Despite its compact size, Download Statusbar packs in more useful features than the standard download window. The fully customizable interface auto-hides when not in use, allowing full control without interruption.

Some More Recommended Add-ons by Tricks Machine :

WOT – Safe Browsing Tool :


Would you like to know which websites you can trust? The WOT add-on is a safe surfing tool for your browser. Traffic-light rating symbols show which websites you can trust when you search, shop and surf on the Web.Web of Trust is one of Mozilla’s most popular add-ons. Our safe surfing tool uses a traffic-light style rating system to help you stay safe when you search, surf and shop online.

Webmaster SAPE :

Toolbar contains a set of functions, which expands the abilities of webmasters and optimizers, when working in the interface of SAPE and Uniplace exchange.

Tell us your favorite Firefox add ons.

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  • Ksbnok

    @Vishal we can also block the adds by using a customized or edited host file found in d directory SystemRoot%\system32\drivers\etc\hosts…since I cant use adblock plus on ma iPhone so I see editing host files a more general solution..nice post loved it…looking forward for few more cool posts like this…

  • Many are new for me.  Never tried that webmaster one. Will try it now.

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