Add-ons to amp up your Firefox

This month we’re featuring three nifty add-ons to amp up your browser. The first two work across mobile and desktop. All three work great on Firefox for Android.

redirect-cleaner Clean links, every time.
Clear out the extra characters to get the link and nothing but the link. Add RedirectCleaner »
ublock Blocking made efficient.
Looking for a blocker that’s easy on your memory and CPU?
Check out uBlock Origin »
smarter-scrolling Faster, smarter scrolling on your Android
Scrolling on a mobile screen can be tedious, but this add-on makes it better. Get Smarter Scrolling for Android »


Sharing made easy with Firefox

sharingFound something online that you want to share right away? The Share feature in Firefox lets you share straight from your browser without leaving the website you’re visiting. Pretty handy!

Visit our Share Activation page and click on the Activate Now link to connect your preferred networks, like Facebook, Twitter, Yahoo! Mail, Tumblr, LinkedIn and more. Then the next time you find something worth sharing, click the share icon (the paper airplane) and send it on its way.

Set up easy sharing now.

Show and tell with Firefox Hello

Hello ScreenSharingIntroducing video screen sharing, the latest feature in Firefox Hello. Screen sharing saves the day when you’re collaborating with a partner on a project, booking last minute travel deals with your bestie and fixing your grandpa’s computer settings. It’s free and easy to invite anyone, anywhere and talk over video with Firefox Hello.

And now, you can share your screen, too.

Firefox Add-ons Hit 4 Billion Downloads

Thanks to an impressive suite of add-ons, the ability to customize Firefox is one of the reasons it’s the independent browser of choice for so many people. The proof is in numbers:

  • 18,000 add-ons available
  • 369,000 browser themes in the library
  • $634,000 donated to developers since 2009, when we started record-keeping
  • 4,000,000,000 add-ons downloaded!

That’s a lot of personalization! Three cheers to all of the developers who have contributed their time and talent to the amazing Firefox Add-ons resource and to all of you who are actively using it. Check out the latest add-ons, and add some fresh features to your Firefox today.


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