Top 15 Essential Add-ons/Extensions for Firefox

Top 15 Firefox Addons Mozilla Firefox is one Internet browser which provides major support to use any kind of add-ons or extensions. So, I’ve compiled a list of 15 most useful plugins for Firefox which can make your task of surfing, downloading, tweeting and searching easier than ever.

Top 10 favorite add-ons for Firefox [Previously Discussed Addons]


Newly Discussed Best 15 Firefox Add-ons/Extensions:

15) KwiClick – KwiClick makes searching anything easier than ever. It removes the need to open a new tab and search for information from Google, Twitter, Wikipedia, Amazon, FriendFeed and much more. It also adds its entry in Firefox right click menu to search.

14) CloudBerry TweetFox – Make easier to tweet on twitter. Just select the text on the web pages and tweet it to your friends. Link will be added automatically to the source with Chilp.It

13) Arch View – It is an add-on for Firefox which can open archive file online without downloading the whole archive. ArchView supports RAR, ZIP formats and ISO CD image.

12) Paste & GoPaste And Go And Paste And Search integrates the function to save our time when we copy and paste URLs in the browser address bar.

11) Google Toolbar – The latest beta of Google toolbar shows most visited sites thumbnails when a new page is open, like in Google Chrome. Fill out forms faster with improved AutoFill. You can add gadgets to toolbar and access your favourite bookmarks easily

10) SkipScreen – It automatically clicks through the hoops to get to the content you want. Skips unnecessary pages on sites like Rapidshare, Megaupload, zShare, Mediafire, and more.

9) TwitterFox – It is a Firefox extension that notifies you of your friends’ status on Twitter. Twitter Fox sits quietly at bottom right corner of Firefox, notifying you about tweets, messages and replies on twitter. You can easily make tweets using it.

8) Flashblock –  Blocks All Flash content from loading. It then leaves placeholders on the webpage that allow you to click to download and then view the Flash content.

7) BabelFish Instant Translation – Most easy, highly customizable, and fast Firefox translation extension: Provides two translation services and additional access to Google’s dictionary. It adds itself to the right click menu of web pages for easy use.

6) AutoPager – It automatically loads the next page when you reach the end of the page. It works on a ton of sites, like Google,Yahoo.This add-on works well with most other add-ons like adblock plus, WOT and most of the greasemonkey scripts.

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

4) PDF Download – Asdiscussed earlier, PDF Download by Nitro PDF is a great addon to save web pages as high quality PDF files. It is the leading tool for handling, viewing and creating Web-based PDF files.

3) Removed

2) iMacros – It lets you automate the most repetitious tasks on the web. If you are tired of repetitive tasks like visiting the same sites every day, filling out forms, and remembering passwords, then iMacros for Firefox is the best solution.

1) FoxTab – It brings innovative and attractive 3D tab management to Firefox. The feature of flipping between opened tabs is easy and enjoyable. FoxTab has 5 fascinating eye candy layouts, enables grouping, filtering, closing and switching between tabs quickly and easily.

>> Don’t forget to see our previous post on Top 10 Most favorite Firefox addons which includes the most essential addons.

Hope you like the above list of useful Firefox Addons. Do give these addons a try out and notice the difference in your day to day Internet tasks.


Mayur Agarwal is the founder and editor-in-chief of WebTrickz. As a Technology enthusiast and an Internet addict, he loves sharing useful How To’s and Tips & Tricks. Follow him @mayurjango on Twitter.

6 Responses

  1. Simran says:

    Nice collection of Firefox add-ons.. I’m installing paste and go 🙂

  2. Gagan says:

    hmm huge list… try to minimize add-ons to Firefox for fast surfing..

  3. Anish K.S says:

    My favorites are Google toolbar, fireshot, video download helper etc.

  4. tanya says:

    Wow your collections are nice but my most favorite kwiclick actually it works nice and it’s helpful tool.

  5. Daniyal says:

    That’s a good list however every one of FF seems to have their own must use list of add ons some of the ones I can’t do without are:

    1. Clean & Close: clears the download window and closes it.
    2. Tab Mix Plus: best tab management program out there.
    3. Easy DragToGo: Allows you to open links in new tabs, serach texts, save images and do more with drag and drop gestures easier.
    4. Ad Block Plus: blocks out useless ads etc.
    5. Xmarks: keeps your bookmarks synced to an online database.

  6. Bojan says:

    My all time favorite addon is Firefox Instapaper addon, that solves a lot of problems from shrinking number of opened tabs to bookmarking links without opening them, bookmarking google reader articles , tweets
    It is up to your imagination. Check it out on:

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