Tell us about your favorite add-ons for a chance to win one of three Android tablets!

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Update: The winners have been chosen!


In 200 words or less, tell us how your favorite Firefox Add-on makes your day more productive, saves you money, or just makes you happy. A special panel of judges will pick 10 finalists, and the AMO community will pick 3 winners. Each winner will receive an Android tablet and be featured on the addons.mozilla.org homepage!

Contest period: April 24, 2012 – June 24, 2012

How to Enter

To enter the contest:

  1. Write a review of your favorite add-on at https://addons.mozilla.org
  2. Send us a link to it using this form

To get the link to your review, click on “permalink” above your review and copy the URL:

Winner Selection

10 finalists will be selected by a panel of judges on or about July 4, 2012. The community will then select the final three winners based on the following criteria:

  • Is your story compelling?
  • How creative is your use of your favorite add-on?
  • Does your review capture the “spirit” of the AMO community?

Voting will end on or about July 18, 2012, and the winners will be announced on or about August 1, 2012.

Judging Panel

  • Ken Saunders | Mozilla Contributor

Ken has been volunteering for Mozilla since 2005 and is the creator and project manager of Access Firefox. He’s also an Add-ons developer, Mozilla Accessibility steward, and a self-proclaimed add-ons junkie, with 56 add-ons enabled (68 installed).

  • Courtney Charet | Mozilla Contributor

Courtney has been a Persona designer and reviewer for over a year. Her Personas adorn the browsers of hundreds of thousands of Firefox users, who love her sparkly, flowing designs.

  • Jorge Villalobos | Add-ons Developer Relations Lead

Jorge is the Add-ons Developer Relations Lead at Mozilla. He manages the add-ons review team, add-on compatibility, and documentation. You’ll usually find him in his native Costa Rica, glued to his laptop and avoiding sunlight.

  • Matej Novak | Mozilla Scribe

Matej is Mozilla’s resident copywriter and all-around word guy. When he’s not working on a website or campaign, you’ll likely find him in a spirited debate about some obscure point of grammar or style—either with someone else or himself.

Prizes

Three winners will each receive:

  • One Android tablet
  • AMO homepage feature that includes your name, photo, and story

Fine Print

  • Up to 3 entries per person per account
  • Open worldwide
  • Entry must be written in English
  • Add-on must be compatible with latest desktop version of Firefox at the time of judging
  • AMO-hosted add-ons only
  • Ok to use a previously written review, or edit an existing review. Does not have to be new.

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779 responses

  1. sodiumsalt

    My favourite add-on list
    1)Ad block plus-able to watch youtube videos without adds (no wastage of time and money)
    2)NOSCRIPT- ONLINE SAFETY
    3)WOT-ONLINE SAFETY
    4)DOWNLOAD HELPER-TO DOWNLOAD MY FAVOURITE VIDEOS
    5)SMARTEST BOOKSMARK BAR-FOR FAST BROWSING
    6Cooliris 3D Wall-REPLACES MY DEFAULT WINDOWS IMAGE VIEWER FOR VIEWING PHOTOS

  2. Vitaliy –UKRAINE–

    NoScript is super add-on. And it is a true))))))))))

  3. ramesh

    oh its wonderfull obnormall speed really i love the speed of mozilla and its restarts previos session its wonder i like and love it

    1. ramesh

      its speed is very nice and background disien is cute

  4. sandipan

    My favorite “add on” is firefox .

  5. owusu

    dictionary boss is the finest and nicest add on i`ve ever used, it is capable of giving me the meaning of every word that i`ve been searching, interestingly even Ghanaian language.
    I like it so much.

  6. dovasal

    Pity its not open to international users. My fav is Video Download helper.

  7. Tom

    Ad Block is the first add on I got & over the years it has been the best of the rest!!!

  8. Zeeshan Naved

    I like Download Manager Tweak

  9. Anu p Joseph

    i love firefox from i start using internet. i like add-ons like online radio , it help me to reduce much stress and creating a good mood while browsing………….

  10. adam hall

    ad blocker plus because it makes a huge difference when surfing the web

  11. faiza

    i love it without it i can’t live.

  12. molten

    add-on ha its used to download attractive themes and shows upcoming features.who create this he or she is genius.ya thanks.i think this is not enough for u

  13. Krishna

    I like Selenium Ide addon most.

  14. Bilal

    i like and love it………….

  15. Ramesh Kumar

    My most favorite add on is Screen shot every time i update browser i look for this add on and then start browser.

  16. Umar

    My favorite addon is greasemonkey. simple superb. we can download many script related to the sites.
    And finally firefox fires all other browsers.. :-)

  17. B.Dhanaraju

    oh its wonderfull obnormality speed. i love the speed of mozilla and its restarts previos session its
    Cooliris 3D Wall-REPLACES MY DEFAULT WINDOWS IMAGE VIEWER FOR VIEWING PHOTOS
    My favorite “add on” is firefox .

  18. landra_lowe2002

    love it my enternet runs smoother now …loveit!!!

  19. juanfe1a

    mine favorite add on is super start pretty good add on and gives a super usefull user interface

  20. PVarma

    I think Stumbleupon is my most favorite.

    any time I feel to surf something very interesting about subjects I like.
    I just click the stumbleupon Icon and I definitely get something really good and lovely from there.

  21. Jay W

    I love the persona and themes add ons!! They are great It allows me to choose from such a wide variety and select the theme that is fitting my moods.

    I also love the music managment add ons.. Music is my life and it makes it so much easier

  22. Malla

    My favorite add-on s are:
    1- WOT Online Safety.
    2- Download Statusbar.
    3- IMtranslate.

  23. David

    My favourite add-on by far is Download Statusbar. It makes firefox super productive when downloading multiple files. Besides you don’t get that bothersome download window that appears normally. I just don’t understand how this isn’t a standard firefox feature.

  24. Leo Mac

    Download Helper is my favorite add-on. It gives me pleasure because I can download musics or videos from youtube using this add-on. Otherwise, I can save money instant buying original musics or videos. Thank you very much.

  25. Mukul Gosavi

    LavaFox V2

  26. Amit shah

    My favorite add-ons.
    1. No Script.
    2. Ad-block Plus.
    3. Browser Protect.
    4. Ghostery.

  27. Rajesh

    I Like Theams on Firefox.

  28. Bruno Edoh

    My favourite add-oons:
    Firebug

  29. Ravindra Parcha

    According to me, Add-on is something that gives innovative and creative small software component that helps in improving the existing one.

    And they are the actual development team behind this impressive creation. Add-on can be out dated with time but creativity of the development team will never go down…

    Thanks to everyone behind this huge success of awesome project.

  30. Boni Brian Abuypg

    1. Epub reader – Very good
    2. Ad block – able to watch youtube videos without adds
    3. Tab Mix Plus
    4. Personas plus

  31. Malik anil

    1) quick time player

  32. Juan

    I all ways use this program. I like it very much

  33. pauljulius

    add-on is extremely good for Firefox because it enhance the Firefox to better level such as versatility of the browser making it of the best, you can browse at same time listen to radio,watch online with Firefox YouTube adds and other adds on plugin so am appreciate that very well and expect more

  34. dodi18

    my favorite one is download helper :)

  35. Reginaldo Levinski

    Meu add-on favorito é o Foxtab. Ele deixa minha navegação mais produtiva. Posso clicar nele e ver as guias que coloquei como favorito e as paginas. Foxtab deixa o dia a dia mais rapido.

  36. Isaias Niño Rincòn

    ABDock plus es el mejor addon, aunque si hubiera bloqueado este anuncio no hubiera ganado XD

  37. mohammad

    NoScript is super add-on
    i like it

  38. Sabita Ramachandran

    My favourite add-on is Adblock Plus, it does what it is supposed to do, that is block ads and therefore helps me to browse without wasting time. It is a great boon for me, as it saves me time by blocking the numerous ads. It also makes me feel safe as a lot of these ads, just leads to spam and clogging my laptop.It is a great great tool.

  39. kevin

    What prevents me going from Firefox to chrome:
    1. Delicious addon (especially delicious on the menu bar) and its improved functions on Firefox.
    2. Dectionary tooltip addon

  40. Utkarsh Srivastava

    My Favorite add-on is FIREBUG.

  41. juanchi

    Firebug,FireCookie are the best add-ons for developer And tabView it very nice

  42. Shannon

    it great, not hussle, not worry about pop up window.

  43. Mohammad Hossain

    Mozilla firefox is and will be my default browser. Its so much customizable and flexible. Its a dream Browser

    1. Henry

      internet explorer is 100% smarter and faster

      1. June

        yep the best

  44. Ahmad Hasan Sial

    WebMail Notifier is the best. I like it.

  45. Steven Anderson

    My favorite Add-on is Rapportive -It Replaces GMAIL Ads with useful Info about your Contacts and their other Social Network Connections That you wouldn’t easy know about without taking the time to track them down. Very Cool Add-on. http://rapportive.com/

  46. pankaj

    My favorite addon is firebug,grease-monkey.

  47. myDC

    My fav. add ons is lastpass.
    Great add ons, with fantastic features.

  48. prathiush poulose

    i am not a regular user who browse all the stuff,i acess internet mainly for facebook&various msg services,it was a to irritating when i try 2 msg my friends in mobile based msging sites,all the flash ads&flash contents popping,i was realy astonished when i found a add on for for blocking it,flash block it really helps a lot.i wish if the mozzila team add more addons through various survey of the online users&i thank the mozzila crew for a nice add on like flash block.thank u all

  49. prathiush poulose

    after my use of the various add ons i will surely comment about it if it seems,good to me&my friends,i have downloaded 12 addons today after my further use&if the add ons prove to be helping,i will thank u oncemore

  50. kishore

    i like firefox so much and its add ons superb!!!!

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