With the introduction of Firefox 16, people may start to enjoy using the refreshed browser over the other competitors in the Internet sector like Safari and Chrome. As with most modern browsers you can improve and customize your experience with extensions or plugins, so these are the top 10 add-ons to make your Firefox to the best it can be.
10. Destroy The Web
Turn any webpage into a shoot-em up video game. With a pulse pounding soundtrack and high scores for every web page, Destroy the Web is a fun way to take a little break during the day. A first of its kind, the goal in the game is to destroy each and every web page, competing for the high score against players around the world!
Surfon lets users send tabs across browsers and devices seamlessly. Ever wish you could save an article, video, or webpage to view later when you have more time? What about sending all your tabs open in your browser window to another browser or computer? Do you find yourself emailing links to yourself? Then Surfon is the perfect tool for you!
Stratiform is the ultimate user friendly customization add-on for Firefox. It puts the power in the average user’s hands to customize the browser’s look. Pick from a number of button, tab, icon, and text field styles, as well as change the color of your tabs, toolbars and buttons. You may also change the width and height of tabs to your preference and change some of Firefox’s default UI behaviour, such as disabling the conditional forward button, tabs in the titlebar and much, much more.
Readability is a simple tool that makes reading on the web more enjoyable by removing the clutter around what you are reading. If you don’t feel like you have the time to read at the moment, you can choose to Read It Later, Send To Kindle, and it can all sync up with your various devices.
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. With one click, AddThis enables you to instantly share and bookmark web pages, blogs, news, photos, videos, and any other content to the most popular destinations. And it’s totally free!
Browse faster—Preview links and images without leaving your current page or tab. Just mouseover any link and a preview window appears to display the content.
4. Boo.ly Shopping
Want to save money shopping online? Compare prices and find coupons – it’s easy to save with Booly. Works with Amazon, Google, Yahoo, and Bing search, and thousands of top online retailers. USA and UK compatible. Booly transforms your favourite search engine into a powerful shopping tool. Booly is simple to use and helps you save time and money while shopping online.
3. Integrated Gmail
Allows you to make the Inbox Collapsible and loads your choice of Google Calendar, Reader, Tasks, Wave, Notebook, Groups, Maps, Picasa, Sites, News and Portfolio plus Custom URLs (w/navigation buttons in frame) and Google Gadgets seamlessly into the Gmail interface below the inbox (rather than the sidebar) using a collapsible box. If your are inbox minimalist, enable minimalist mode to clean up the inbox even more.
1. AdBlock Plus
This extension can block all kinds of ads and filters can be set manually to block specific items. The most convenient solution is to subscribe to filters which will automatically block most ads. Block annoying ads automatically, no distractions. Browse faster and safer. Fully customizable so you are in control!