03 June, 2020

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Must Have Firefox Extensions [Update 6]

Firefox is a Powerful browser by Birth, add Superpower to it by theses must-have extensions. Apart from extensions, you can install extremely useful Bookmarklets and custom Userscripts in Firefox that also add additional features to the browser.
Best Firefox Extension

Basic : Must Have

uBlock Origin
Best and most famous extension to block advertises on Firefox. Uses less memory and CPU. Better than AdBlock plus and other.

Better grammar checking tool. Works better than Grammarly. 

Every Evernote user uses it. Clip any web page to your Evernote account.

All Google services as buttons or as a dropdown menu next to your address bar. 

Privacy and Security

Encrypt every web page you visit. Force HTTPS to protect your privacy.

Monitor and block if your browser is used for mining the cryptocurrency without your intention. Read details.

Find out extension is accessing what permission? Very useful if you are using too many extensions.

Similar to Permission Inspector, the Project Insight sort the extensions as per permissions. See what URLs the add-on can connect to and intercept. A user-friendly explanation of what each permission can do when you click on it.

See the source code of the extension.

Save Your Data From Facebook

10 Facebook Container
Sandbox your Facebook login. Prevent Facebook from fetching your web browsing, auto logins, and everything. Facebook is completely blocked from accessing anything. Facebook is kept in only one tab.

Completely clear all the Firefox user data collection. Completely remove all the advertisement target data collection from Facebook. If you really concern about your privacy and Facebook ads, you must install this. 

Enhance YouTube

12 Clickbait Remover
YouTube allows you to use an image that is not part of the video as a thumbnail. So many publishers use some exaggerated images for making the video a clickbait. Clickbait remover removes the fake thumbnail image and uses a real image from the video. It also modifies the title of the video.

13 Enhancer for YouTube
Hundreds of YouTube specific features. If you are a YouTube fan, this extension make YouTube viewing a great experience.


14 Don't F With Paste
Facebook, some banking sites and many other websites do not allow you to copy text or even paste in the fields like a password. This extension makes you copy and paste on those websites.

15 Search by Image
Reverse image search in the browser. Supports Google, Bing and other search engines.

Remove tracking elements from URLs. This extension will automatically remove tracking elements from URLs to help protect your privacy when browse through the Internet.

Extracts all links from web page, removes duplicates, and displays them in a new tab for inspection or copy and paste into other systems.

Copy Text without any formatting. No need of notepad for removing formatting.

Hack Web Features

Hide anything in any page via context menu. Shows full page content hidden behind subscription button or asking you for the email address. 

Many Google search result pages do not work exactly as they work in Google Chrome. Google intentionally do it. Some instant results are broken in Firefox. Changing the user agent to Google Chrome can help. Read Fix Google Search Experience On Firefox For Android 

Firefox Feature Editor

21 Default Bookmark Folder
Select your default folder in your bookmarks tree. New bookmarks will be auto-saved to the selected folder. Easy bookmark manager.

Have too many bookmarks? Bookmark organizer helps you to sort and remove the duplicate, dead, no longer working bookmarks.

Translate the selected text from the context menu. Uses Google Translate in back.

Google or Bing translator in the browser toolbar. Works as Google auto translator in Google Chrome.

You can install custom user script that adds extra features to the browser. Greasemonkey is the best for Firefox and is open source. Read What are custom user script for browser, how to install them and the best user scripts for Firefox

26 Chrome Store Foxified
Yes, you can install all the extensions from the Google Chrome store to the Firefox browser. Really useful.

Tab Manager

27 OneTab
Have too many tabs open? OneTab converts all the open tab to a group and saves the session with time and date stamp so that you can open it any time. Release system resources.

Create tab groups like banking, social media, productivity, reading, blogging. Add any number of tabs and when you need, one click will open all the tabs in group. You can modify or delete the group.

29 FoxyTab
Tab Related Actions like duplicate, Close Duplicates, Close to the Left, Copy Title, Merge Windows, Save as PDF, in context menu.

Useful if you have 100s of tabs open. Easy to find noise making tab, old tab, the latest tab etc.

Ebooks and Kindle

If you want to save a web page in an e-book reading format, it converts your web page in a .Epub format by removing unwanted items with one click.

Create ebook from the open tabs. Convert tab in to a book in ePUB or MOBI format. You can adjust chapters, skip any tab and download the book.

Send any web page to your Kindle reader from the Firefox browser.

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