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Top 5 Firefox Extensions for College Students

Firefox is one of the most popular browsers available, with a rich library of resources and extensions. In fact, there are an endless number of Firefox extensions available; so much that it is hard to pinpoint exactly which is the best for college students. Regardless, here are some examples that can provide students with the most value during the long college years.

1:- Greasemonkey

Greasemonkey is a extension that allows users to install scripts that will make changes to website content, enabling customized browsing. Users install Greasemonkey to take advantage of the functionality it gives to websites, allowing them to adapt their experience on a variety of sites. Understanding and writing your own scripts may require a degree of technical knowledge; however, a simple search should provide trusted scripts for the desired site.

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2:- TextMarker Go

Ever wanted to highlight text on a website, saving it for future use? TextMarker Go is an extension that allows users to highlight text and bookmark them for reference later. For college students that are increasingly relying on the Internet as a study resource, this tool is a welcome addition.

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3:- FireBug

Students studying computer science, programming, or other development subjects will derive a great deal of value from Firebug. Firebug provides users with a wide range of development tools, allowing them to view and edit HTML, CSS or Javascript codes on a website. Additional features include the ability to monitor network activity and functionality, giving users complete control over the tool. Firebug can be easily called up or hidden, making the tool available to users at their leisure.

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4:- DownThemAll!

As mentioned above, the Internet is a valuable study tool for students, who often download documents, programs, and other useful materials. DownThemAll! is a download manager that also accelerates downloads, increasing them up to 4 times the normal speeds. This extension is able to download multiple parts of a file, and can pause and resume files without losing data.

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5:- ImTranslator

Studying another language? Looking for foreign resources for a paper? Though there are an endless number of resources online, it’s another question to find those resources in the right language. Luckily, ImTranslator provides a bridge between the user and the foreign website. ImTranslator possesses a number of features related to translation, such as spell checker, a dictionary, and text to speech service. This extension can translate for over 50 languages, making it a relatively comprehensive tool for any student.

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  • Pavan Somu

    March 8, 2012, 11:09 am

    Greasemonkey & Firebug are my all time favorite.

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