Firefox The newest version of Firefox (version
includes mixed content blocking, improved memory management, and the
latest HTML 5 support . Using Firefox makes it possible
to use some of the excellent browser extensions listed below on this
Thunderbird The widely used email client from Mozilla.
Thunderbird 17 replicates the new look and feel of Mozilla Firefox in an
effort to provide a
similar user experience
across all Mozilla
software desktop or
mobile and all
Add-ons The Mozilla site that categorizes and recommends
browser add-ons the extend the power of Firefox.
There are thousands of Firefox Add-ons.
Below is a list of some that we have used and have found useful and
Add to Search Bar. Make any pages' search
functionality available in the Search Bar (or "search box")...
AddThis "AddThis for Firefox is the best add-on to make
sharing and bookmarking simple. Have all your favorite web 2.0 social
networking, bookmarking, blogging, and e-mail services at your
fingertips. Share any page, anytime, with anyone."
CacheViewer This extenion is GUI Front-end of "about:cache".
Allows searching and sorting memory and disk cache files.
"With ColorZilla you can get a color reading
from any point in your browser, quickly adjust this color and paste it
into another program. You can Zoom the page you are viewing and measure
distances between any two points on the page. The built-in palette
browser allows choosing colors from pre-defined color sets and saving
the most used colors in custom palettes. DOM spying features allow
getting various information about DOM elements quickly and easily. And
Copy Plain Text 2. With this addon
you can copy selected text without any formatting such as
italic, bold, font size, etc. Just select text, right click and
from context menu choose "Copy as plain text".
Download Manager Tweak "The intent of Download Manager Tweak is in the
name. It "tweaks" the Firefox download manager with small changes and
doesn't completely redesign it. It makes some optional changes to its
appearance and allows it to be opened in a separate window, a new tab,
or the sidebar. Additional features beyond appearance include deleting a
downloaded file and re-downloading a mistakenly deleted file. The
various appearance changes can be disabled, if you don't like the look
and just want it to open in a tab or sidebar."
Converter "Contextual unit, timezone, and currency
converter on any web site; custom conversions for offline text also
Clearly strips out ads and other distracting content and allows a clean
reading experience for most web pages.
Clipper. The easy way to clip content to your
Evernote notebooks. Clip the URL, article, or entire page.
FireFTP "FireFTP is a free, secure, cross-platform FTP
client for Mozilla Firefox which provides easy and intuitive access to
Image Zoom "Adds zoom and rotation functionality for
Plus "Free, easy-to-install "skins" for Firefox.
Choose from over 60,000 cool designs, including art from Harry Potter
and Bob Marley. Join over 8 million people from around the world who are
asking themselves: 'What Will My Browser Wear Today?'"
QuickDrag "Extends the function of the drag-and-drop mouse
gesture so that it can be used to load URLs, do a web search of selected
text on a page, or save an image on a page. The successor to Super
Kindle. Send news articles, blog posts and other web
content to Kindle.
Zotero "Zotero [zoh-TZotero
[zoh-TAIR-oh] is a free, easy-to-use Firefox extension to help you
collect, manage, cite, and share your research sources. It lives right
where you do your work—in the web browser itself. AIR-oh] is a free,
easy-to-use Firefox extension to help you collect, manage, cite, and
share your research sources. It lives right where you do your work—in
the web browser itself. "