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Fast and Quick Downloads in FireFox

Faster and quicker downloads in firefox is something which attracts every firefox user, we have already written an article about a firefox add on which lets you speed up downloads in firefox.

Today, we are going to list some of the useful extensions which will further help you to manage downloads in firefox more easily and quickly by providing various useful features, you can install all or some of them as per your requirement.

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By using these extensions for firefox you can save lot of your time which you spent managing downloads in firefox.

Let’s discuss about these extensions for firefox one by one.

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Speed Up Downloading In FireFox With Fire Download

I am a firefox lover because I use Firefox more than any other browser, but downloading speed normal in firefox is really slow, as if you download the same set of file through a download manager will download the same set of file with in lesser amount of time with much greater transfer rate.

But don’t worry as you can simply achieve the same download speed as you can with any download manager like Internet Download Manager with a small firefox add-on called FireDownlaod.

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FireDownlaod lets you supercharge your downloads with some accelerating technology working at the back ground.

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Export and Import your firefox bookmarks to internet explorer

I have been using firefox for a long time but some times, I need to use internet explorer for some purposes but always missed the my firefox bookmarks in firefox and after I started using firefox 3 it becomes more difficult to play with firefox bookmarks.

But Yesterday, I found a free utility 🙂 called FavTool which can convert the firefox bookmarks ( used by firefox ) into Microsoft Internet Explorer and vice versa also.

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It lets you import your firefox bookmarks as internet explorer favourites or export your internet explorer favourites as bookmarks in firefox.

Let’s see how can you use FavTool to export firefox bookmarks as favourites in internet explorer.

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Tweak firefox to consume less memory [ Tweak Firefox Part2 ]

 

Yesterday, We posted about how can you tweak your firefox to speed up your browsing speed, today we are going to tell you more on tweaking firefox so that it consumes less memory and CPU usage.

Till now Firefox memory consumption is one of the major problem experienced by the users, the most common reasons behind high memory usage are primarily due to firefox themes and extensions.

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Let see how to tweak your firefox to consume lesser amount of memory, 

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Speed up your firefox [ Tweak Firefox Part1 ]

 

It’s been a long time now, we have not contributed any tips or tricks on firefox, After the release Firefox 3 many people have started using firefox.

Today, we have come up with the first part of the continued post on tweaking firefox and making it more faster for browsing and use less memory and CPU usage.

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In this part we are going to tell you about how can you tweak your firefox to make it more faster in browsing sites.

Lets see how can tweak firefox to turn it into more faster firefox

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Save the entire web page as single .htm file with firefox 3

 

We have been using firefox 3 for some days now, and side by side reviewing any new feature which we come across like Secure way of remembering passwords in Firefox 3 and A little known feature about Firefox 3.0

Today we found a new feature again in firefox 3.0 which allows you to save a any page on the web as a single .htm file with out any accompanying folder.

When you save a page in firefox previous editions as a html file, you would see a folder always with the html file which contains the related images and other support files.

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But when you save a page in firefox 3.0 with Save as type as Web Page, Html Only.

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Secure way of remembering passwords in Firefox 3

 

I was reading a post on Easiest Way To View Passwords in Firefox 3 by abhijeet from jeetblog.com

But after reading the post, I thought that this could be a privacy issue if anyone else is also using the same computer and can open the same web site and view your remembered password.

Remembering password in firefox for different web sites saves a lot of time but could be a security breach, as it may reveal your private passwords to any one if you don’t set a master password in firefox.

What is master password ?

It is the main password which protect all the remembered passwords in firefox, you can see any remembered passwords across any web site without knowing the master password.

Lets see how can you remember your passwords in a secure way.

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A little known feature about Firefox 3.0

 

If you are a ardent web surfer and you use firefox mostly for web browsing,then this article could be interesting for you.

It is very common for a web surfer to open more than 9 sites in a firefox in the same window, it happens to me as when I browse through large number of blogs and web sites opened in different uncountable tabs.

Switching across these tabs becomes more and more difficult when as number increases, so there a key board shortcut associated with each tab starting from left as ctrl+1 for first tab, ctrl+2 for the second tab and so on..

But these shortcuts are limited up to ctrl+9 to access the opened tab the 9th position but if you want to access the last opened tab with a keyboard shortcut you can’t do this in any version lesser then Firefox 3.0

But in Firefox 3.0,  if you press ctrl+9 you can access 9th tab if their are less or equal to 9 tabs opened else you will get to the last tab opened in firefox 3.0 irrespective of how many tabs are opened.