November’s Featured Extensions

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Pick of the Month: User-Agent Switcher (revived)

by Linder
Quickly and easily change your user-agent. There are 26 options to choose from, including iOS, Android, and most common desktop browsers.

“Very simple. Very good.”

Featured: YouTube Video and Audio Downloader

by RayLo
Extremely simple yet powerful video and audio downloader.

“This is the last YouTube downloader you will try, there is no need to continue searching.”

Featured: Mute Tab

by Kelvin_b
Mute all open tabs with a single click.

“I love that all my tabs are automatically muted, as I often click several videos at once.”

Featured: Toolbox for Google Play Store

by Android Police
Adds helpful app browsing features like APKMirror, Android Police, and Appbrain to all Google Play store pages.

“Love it.”

Nominate your favorite add-ons

Featured add-ons are selected by a community board made up of add-on developers, users, and fans. Board members change every six months. Here’s further information on AMO’s featured content policies.

If you’d like to nominate an add-on for featuring, please send it to amo-featured [at] mozilla [dot] org for the board’s consideration. We welcome you to submit your own add-on!

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  1. Graham Perrin wrote on :

    Worth noting, where multiple switchers are required:

    – User-Agent Switcher (revived) does NOT have that name when installed.

    Instead, look for:

    – User-Agent Switcher

    I have legacy version 0.18 installed alongside 0.19, both with the same name, both disabled.

    My current preference is a combination of these two extensions:

    User Agent Overrider
    https://addons.mozilla.org/addon/user-agent-overrider/

    Custom User-Agent (Revived) also known as
    Custom UserAgent String
    https://addons.mozilla.org/addon/custom-user-agent-revived/
    – that’s from the same developer as User-Agent Switcher (revived) also known as User-Agent Switcher.

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  2. Graham Perrin wrote on :

    Scott, can you give a distinctive title to this post? For consistency, maybe:

    November’s Featured Extensions

    – thanks.

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    1. Scott DeVaney wrote on :

      Woah! No idea what happened to the title. I’ve added it back in. Thanks for catching!

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  3. Cris Bakthen wrote on :

    Clasic Theme Restorer. The best of the best.

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    1. Graham Perrin wrote on :

      I can’t argue.

      More than any other extension, CTR helped me to feel at ease with Firefox during a long, sometimes tortuous, switch away from Safari in OS X 10.9.5 (Mavericks). Yosemite pooped on me. When updates to Firefox began bringing flakiness to CTR, I got twitchy.

      At ease with CTR for Firefox but hey, no offence to the developers, the arrays of preferences in CTR made my brain bleed so hard that my poop turned black. Still, I loved it – so it _was_ difficult to give it up but now: I don’t miss it.

      Free from the old presets, I found new ways to customise Firefox. ‘Bookmarks Toolbar Items’ … away from the bookmarks bar, up and into the menu bar. Now my bookmarks bar is devoted to buttons for extensions. Freakbar freakshow? Maybe. But now I’m pooping rainbows. Classic rainbows, 56.0.2 of them.

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  4. Ray wrote on :

    @Scott in the new AMO home page there is no place for the “Pick of the Month”. So what is the point of nominating add-ons?

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    1. Scott DeVaney wrote on :

      Hi, Ray. A couple things…

      The new AMO will be evolving. What you see today will change and develop, including reincorporating a way to showcase our POTM.

      Also, when the community nominates extensions for featuring, it’s not just nominating for the POTM. Nominations that are accepted by the Feature Board become part of our broader Featured Extensions collection, which is ever-present on AMO.

      https://addons.mozilla.org/firefox/search/?featured=true&type=extension

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  5. Ulinne wrote on :

    Mich regt es tierisch auf, dass ihr mir bei vielen Firefox-Updates mein schönes Add-On “Download Statusbar” wegnehmt! Etwas für ganz normale Downloads also, von wo aus ich direkt zum Download-Ordner springen kann. Für Video- und Audio-Downloads habt ihr jede Menge Add-Ons. Sowas brauch ich aber nicht!
    ICH WILL MEINE “DOWNLOAD-STATUSBAR” WIEDERHABEN!!!

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  6. LisaJo Borchers wrote on :

    The upgrade to quantum disabled the Moblie dyslexie add-on. Is this coming back? Is there something better? I really need this.

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