Firefox most useful must have add-ons

Submitted by Karthik on Oct 01, 2011 - 21:35

Firefox Add-ons There are thousands of  add-ons available in the Mozilla add-ons website.

Here is the some of the  best add-ons from my experience.

To use these add-ons you need Firefox browser, if you don't have already, get it now.

Firefox Download Button




 1.      Downthem All

If you are frequently downloads many things from Internet, it is better to install this add- on. If you are viewing a page which contains many links, you may need images, mp3 songs, or videos or zip files linked in the particular page. How to download all the contents linked in a page with one click? The best solution is to use this Downthem All tool. Just go to Tools -> DownthemAll Tools -> Downthem All

Put a tick in audio, hit the start button, all the audio files linked in the current website will be downloaded.

Also, it features an advanced accelerator that increases speed up to 4x and it allows you to pause and resume downloads at any time.

Get this Add-on

2.      Ad Blocker Plus

It’s a very useful add-on to block advertisements in webpages. You can also block Google adsense ads. It blocks all types of advertisements found in websites. It also preserves your band width by avoiding the load of advertisements. Ad resources is also customizable .

The add-on is supported by over forty filter subscriptions in dozens of languages which automatically configure it for purposes ranging from removing online advertising to blocking all known malware domains. Adblock Plus also allows you to customize your filters with the assistance of a variety of useful features, including a context option for images, a block tab for Flash and Java objects, and a list of blockable items to remove scripts and stylesheets.

Get this Add-on

3.      Flash Block

It's an another usful add-on to block flash movies, advertisements, animations in website. Its also useful to preserves bandwith. It leaves placeholders on the webpage that allow you to click to download and then view the Flash content. If you want to play or see the flash movie, you can click the play button that appears on that page.

Flashblock currently blocks Macromedia Flash,  Macromedia Shockwave, Macromedia Authorware

Get this Add-on

4. Mozilla F1

F1 is a very useful browser extension that allows you to share links in a fast and fun and easy way. Share links from within the browser, from any webpage, to your favourite social networking services such as Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn etc.,

Get this Add-on

5. British English Dictionary

It’s a very useful add-on to check spelling in with British English Dictionary in mails and web forms.

Get this Add-on

If you like any other add-ons, let us know by commenting below