If you use Firefox browser, you surely noticed an add-on title in the Tools menu. Add-on’s are additional supporting bits or piece of software’s or codes which give additional functionality of your browser.Add-on’s become popular with the popularity of open source browser Firefox. Later other browsers also started to support add-on’s like chrome extensions. Take a look at some of our essential add-on collections.

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  • Flash Video Downloader

              It helps you to download flash video (.flv) from YouTube,daily motion, break.com and other 200+ video sharing sites in one click. You can download MP4(ipod),avi,and other media formats.You can use it to download flash video games.

flash_video_downloader add-on

  • GazoPa similar image search

                 Gozopa helps you to find similar images.

  • Twitter Bar

                  Post to twitter from your address bar.

  • Feedly

                 It’s like having a magazine or newsletter at your fingertips. Feedly is a simple and efficient way to read and share content from your favorite websites and services you find on the Internet.

Firefox add-on

  • ScribeFire

               ScribeFire is a full-featured blog editor.  It lets you create and integrate custom text, fonts, colors and more with your browser.  Create customized articles that can be copy and pasted and easily published to your blog.

  • Cooliris 3D Wall

              Coolris is one of the the fastest and easiest ways to browse photos and videos from the Web or your desktop. It’s like the Matrix Movie allowing you to scroll a “Wall of Images” to select from.

  • Stock pilot

             Simplify your stock market research.

  • SEO QUAKE

            Quick view of site parameters in the search engine result pages.

  • Zemanta

           Zemanta will help you create and enhance your emails and blog posts with images, videos, links or tags that are relevant to your content.  You can get great recommendations as you write and create your posts.

  • Sketcher

           Sketcher allows you to draw graphic comments over captured web pages. You can also create link ’sketches’ to other ’sketches’, websites or  other file types. You can organize your sketches by topic and add comments as well.

  • Picnik

          Picnik is a free online photo editing site.  This add-on gives you a menu of options and a toolbar icon that makes importing images into Picnik easier for customization.

  • YouTube Downloader

          With YouTube Downloader, you can Download YouTube Videos in FLV, 3GP, High-Quality MP4, and HD (high-definition) MP4.  It is also iPhone compatible.

  •  YouTube Toolbar

          The YouTube Toolbar lets you search, browse, share, and download your favorite videos from YouTube.  This plug-in makes it easy to utilize all the YouTube content.

  • FireShot

           Using Fireshot, you can creates screenshots of web pages. This plug-in provides some editing and annotation tools which will let users quickly customize web captured screens and insert text and graphical annotations.

Three more screen shot grabber add-on’s are available, use the best one that suites your needs.

  1. Screenshot Pimp-Screenshot toolbar.
  2. Light shot –Fast and light screenshot tool.iju 7 Light shot add-on
  3. Screengrab

            Screengrab saves the entire webpages as images. Once installed, the Screengrab icon appears at the bottom bar of Firefox browser. You can either choose to save or copy to clipboard.

  • Diigo

           Diigo is a Social Bookmarking and sharing add-on. Save your favorite sites and finds in one location with a single click, and then share with others.

Diigo

Conclusion

          Each add-on is designed for a specific purpose. You can save time by using add-ons and it gives flexibility and convenience. There are hundreds of add-ons and toolbar’s are available. if you find anything interesting or new or better than this list please share it with us.You can also check the wikipedia’s list of firefox plugins.

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