BigRedBrent's Favorite Add-ons

by BigRedBrent

18 Add-ons in this Collection

Video DownloadHelper by mig

Rated 4 out of 5 stars 5,264 reviews

5,104,678 users

The easy way to download and convert Web videos from hundreds of YouTube-like sites.
Collector's Note My preferred settings: user_pref("dwhelper.disable-dwcount-cookie", true); user_pref("dwhelper.donate-not-again", true); user_pref("dwhelper.download-mode", "normal"); user_pref("dwhelper.first-time", false); user_pref("dwhelper.history-enabled", true); user_pref("dwhelper.show-in-toolsmenu", false);

DownThemAll! by Nils Maier, Federico Parodi, others

Rated 5 out of 5 stars 1,568 reviews

1,403,154 users

The first and only download manager/accelerator built inside Firefox!
Collector's Note My preferred settings: user_pref("extensions.dta.autoretryinterval", 600); user_pref("extensions.dta.closedta", true); user_pref("extensions.dta.conflictresolution", 2); user_pref("extensions.dta.filters.deffilter-aud.active", false); user_pref("extensions.dta.filters.deffilter-bin.active", false); user_pref("extensions.dta.filters.deffilter-vid.label", "Videos (mpeg, avi, ...)"); user_pref("extensions.dta.filters.deffilter-vid.test", "/\.(?:flv|swf|mpeg|ra?m|avi|mp(?:g|e|4)|mov|divx|asf|qt|wmv|m\dv|rv|vob|asx|ogm)$/i"); user_pref("extensions.dta.maxautoretries", 0); user_pref("extensions.dta.maxchunks", 1); user_pref("extensions.dta.renaming", "["*flatcurl*-*name*.*ext*", "*name*.*ext*", "*num*_*name*.*ext*", "*url*-*name*.*ext*", "*name* (*text*).*ext*"]"); user_pref("extensions.dta.sounds.done", false); user_pref("extensions.dta.startminimized", true); user_pref("extensions.dta.version", "1.1");

NoScript Security Suite by Giorgio Maone

Rated 5 out of 5 stars 1,466 reviews

2,164,688 users

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.
Collector's Note My preferred settings: user_pref("noscript.showGlobal", false); user_pref("noscript.showTemp", false);

Tab Mix Plus by onemen, Gary Reyes

Rated 4 out of 5 stars 2,482 reviews

927,382 users

Tab Mix Plus enhances Firefox's tab browsing capabilities. It includes such features as duplicating tabs, controlling tab focus, tab clicking options, undo closed tabs and windows, plus much more. It also includes a full-featured session manager.
Collector's Note My preferred settings: user_pref("browser.search.openintab", true); user_pref("browser.tabs.loadFolderAndReplace", false); user_pref("extensions.tabmix.hideTabBarButton", false); user_pref("extensions.tabmix.newTabButton", false); user_pref("extensions.tabmix.opentabfor.bookmarks", true); user_pref("extensions.tabmix.opentabfor.history", true); user_pref("extensions.tabmix.optionsToolMenu", false); user_pref("extensions.tabmix.sessions.crashRecovery", false); user_pref("extensions.tabmix.sessions.crashed", true); user_pref("extensions.tabmix.sessions.manager", false); user_pref("extensions.tabmix.tabBarMaxRow", 7); user_pref("extensions.tabmix.tabBarMode", 2); user_pref("extensions.tabmix.useFirefoxDragmark", false);

Flagfox by Dave G

Rated 5 out of 5 stars 624 reviews

656,595 users

Displays a country flag depicting the location of the current website's server and provides a multitude of tools such as site safety checks, whois, translation, similar sites, validation, URL shortening, and more...

Fasterfox Lite by Wips.com s.r.o.

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Experimental

Rated 4 out of 5 stars 249 reviews

68,420 users

Fasterfox Lite: Performance and network tweaks for Firefox, without the Enhanced Prefetching. This is a fork from the original "Fasterfox".

Add Bookmark Here ² by yuoo2k

Rated 4 out of 5 stars 289 reviews

39,884 users

Add a menuitem "Add Bookmark Here..." to Bookmarks...
Collector's Note My preferred settings: user_pref("abhere2.abhere.hidden", true); user_pref("abhere2.abhere.top", false); user_pref("abhere2.bmm.addBookmarkHere", true); user_pref("abhere2.bmm.bookmarkAllTabs", false); user_pref("abhere2.bmm.bookmarkCurPage", false); user_pref("abhere2.clicking.left", 1); user_pref("abhere2.clicking.middle", 0); user_pref("abhere2.insertTop", false);

Download Statusbar by C.J.

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Experimental

Rated 4 out of 5 stars 1,461 reviews

575,217 users

View and manage downloads from a tidy statusbar - without the download window getting in the way of your web browsing.

Thanks Tekzilla for your awesome review! Click here to see their video: http://youtu.be/BUDqWrJ-Vao
Collector's Note My preferred settings: user_pref("downbar.display.clearButton", false); user_pref("downbar.display.mainButton", false); user_pref("downbar.display.percent", true); user_pref("downbar.display.size", true); user_pref("downbar.function.clearFiletypes", "*"); user_pref("downbar.function.clearOnClose", true); user_pref("downbar.function.firstRun", false); user_pref("downbar.function.keepHistory", false); user_pref("downbar.function.launchOnClose", true); user_pref("downbar.function.timeToClear", 0); user_pref("downbar.style.speedColor0", "0;#ff0000"); user_pref("downbar.style.speedColor1", "0;#ff9900"); user_pref("downbar.style.speedColor2", "50;#ffff00"); user_pref("downbar.style.speedColor3", "100;#33cc00"); user_pref("downbar.style.speedColorsEnabled", true); user_pref("browser.download.manager.closeWhenDone", true); user_pref("browser.download.manager.showAlertOnComplete", false); user_pref("browser.download.manager.showWhenStarting", false); user_pref("browser.download.useDownloadDir", false);

Menu Icons Plus by Justin Rodes

Rated 4 out of 5 stars 89 reviews

10,148 users

Adds icons to your Firefox menus. Choose from the built-in icon sets or import your own.
Collector's Note My preferred settings: user_pref("extensions.menuiconsplus.combinestopreload", true); user_pref("extensions.menuiconsplus.usethememenuicons", true);

Link Alert by conlan

Rated 4 out of 5 stars 116 reviews

82,638 users

Displays an icon in the tooltip or next to the cursor indicating the target of a link.
Collector's Note My preferred settings: user_pref("linkalert.icons.extensions", ".doc,:%LASKIN%/%LASIZE%/doc-icon.png;.exe,.msi,:%LASKIN%/%LASIZE%/app-icon.png;.jpg,.gif,.png,.bmp,:%LASKIN%/%LASIZE%/img-icon.png;.js,.jse,:%LASKIN%/%LASIZE%/jse-icon.png;.mp3,.wma,.wav,:%LASKIN%/%LASIZE%/aud-icon.png;.mpg,.wmv,:%LASKIN%/%LASIZE%/vid-icon.png;.pdf,:%LASKIN%/%LASIZE%/pdf-icon.png;.ppt,.pps,.ppa,:%LASKIN%/%LASIZE%/ppt-icon.png;.reg,:%LASKIN%/%LASIZE%/reg-icon.png;.txt,:%LASKIN%/%LASIZE%/txt-icon.png;.torrent,:%LASKIN%/%LASIZE%/torrent-icon.png;.xls,:%LASKIN%/%LASIZE%/xls-icon.png;.xpi,:%LASKIN%/%LASIZE%/xpi-icon.png;.zip,.rar,.gz,.7z,.tar,.tgz,:%LASKIN%/%LASIZE%/zip-icon.png;"); user_pref("linkalert.special.showExternal", true); user_pref("linkalert.special.showRSS", true);

bug489729 (Disable detach and tear off tab) by White Alice0775

Rated 5 out of 5 stars 114 reviews

8,608 users

Workaround: Bug 489729 - Clicking a tab once and then moving your mouse in a downward motion causes a new window to open.

Optionally(If you want):
Disable detach tab completery, Enable to create Shortcut on the desctop/explorer.
Collector's Note My preferred settings: user_pref("extensions.bug489729.disable_detach_tab", true); user_pref("extensions.bug489729.enable_drop_url", true);

Searchbar Autosizer by Kevin Cox

Rated 4 out of 5 stars 186 reviews

12,776 users

Autosizes the searchbar as you type, cleans the query or reverts to your default search engine after submitting. Supports almost all themes and various search bar related extensions. Useful for saving space on a small screen.
Collector's Note My preferred settings: user_pref("browser.search.addSBtoToolbar", false); user_pref("browser.search.autosizerwizard", ""); user_pref("browser.search.maxwidth", 0); user_pref("browser.search.minwidth", 192); user_pref("browser.search.skipWizard", true);

Unsorted Bookmarks Folder Menu by White Alice0775

Rated 5 out of 5 stars 71 reviews

2,965 users

Add Unsorted Bookmarks Folder to Bookmarks Menu

KeePass Helper by bughunter2

Rated 4 out of 5 stars 33 reviews

3,757 users

Adds a hostname, URL, or email account ID to the application's window name (e.g., that of Firefox or Thunderbird) to make it recognizable to password manager utilities like KeePass.

LiveClick by protejohnny

Rated 4 out of 5 stars 129 reviews

3,510 users

Adds feed reading, notifications, favicons, and other enhancements to Live Bookmarks.
Collector's Note My preferred settings: user_pref("extensions.liveclick.alertNAction", 4); user_pref("extensions.liveclick.alertNRead", false); user_pref("extensions.liveclick.autoloadNAction", 4); user_pref("extensions.liveclick.autoloadNRead", false); user_pref("extensions.liveclick.keepOpenOnMiddle", true); user_pref("extensions.liveclick.showFavIcons", false); user_pref("extensions.liveclick.showItemTooltips", false); user_pref("extensions.liveclick.showPopupOpen", false);
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