One click to close any overlay popup on any website. Have you ever been to a website that displays an overlay and masks the content with a transparent background before seeing its content? This extension allows you to close easily those overlays.
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Scared of what your browser might pull up? Cover will protect you from shocking images. All pictures are blurred and you can make them fully visible with a mouse move, one by one.
Screen capture Web Page, selected region or whole browser window, edit screenshots and save the images to Local File or Google Drive. Edit screenshots in a very user-friendly interface with the different tools.
Imgur Uploader allows you to easily upload images that you stumble across on the web to Imgur, via a simple right click menu. It also allows you to share them out to your favorite social media sites instantly, and upload screenshots of webpages.
Need a better way to check out images from within Firefox? The Full Screen Image Viewer extension for the browser will give you a new and different way to check out a folder full of images. This add-on turns any folder of images from any website into a very nice (yet simple) slideshow.
Looking for more options and tools when it comes to viewing pictures from within Firefox? The very obviously named Image Tools add-on for Firefox will give you a few more basic controls when it comes to viewing images from within the browser.
Do you remember when picture in picture TV watching was going to be the next best thing? You could watch one show, while another one was going on in the corner of your screen. Well, picture in picture browsing is here and is on Firefox thanks to CoolPreviews. This add-on from the developers of CoolIris is a great browser add-on that will let you preview links and media without leaving the page you are on.
Think that Firefox’s internal download manager might need a few more bells and whistles? Then you really need to check out FlashGot. This Firefox extension will let you download all the links, movies and audio clips on a web page with just one simple click of the mouse.
It is known as one of the most popular, lightweight and reliable external download managers out there. The real benefit with the FlashGot add-on is being able to download multiple files from multiple links at the same time, all at once.
TinEye claims to be the world’s first reverse image search engine. Rather than typing in a phrase and looking for a picture, you type in a picture and get other pictures like it – or something like that. Thanks to the TinEye add-on for Firefox, you can get instant image searching done right from the browser.
Here is a little more about TinEye from it’s developers:
TinEye is the first image search engine on the web to use image identification technology rather than keywords, metadata or watermarks.
When you submit an image to be searched, TinEye creates a unique and compact digital signature or ‘fingerprint’ for it, then compares this fingerprint to every other image in our index to retrieve matches.
TinEye does not typically find similar images; it finds exact matches including those that have been cropped, edited or resized.
Once installed, you can right-click on any image, and select “Search Image on TinEye”. When you do, you’ll be taken to an TinEye web page, that will display your search results.
It might not be a tool for everybody, but I do find the idea of reverse image searching very interesting and fun to play with. You can learn more about it at TinEye.com.
Taking a screenshot of the various web sites out there on the Web is usually done for a slew of reasons. Sometimes it is done to help you debug a web application, other times it might be done to show off a future design. No matter what your reason, I have six great Firefox add-ons that will make capturing an image of a web site a very easy thing to do.
Screenshot Pimp – Need a screen shot? Screenshot Pimp lets you easily save images of web pages with multiple options for selection, output destination, and image type.
Abduction! – Adds a right click option to take screenshots of an entire web page or just part of a web page to save as an image.
FireShot – This is a Firefox extension that creates screenshots of web pages (entirely or just visible part). Unlike other extensions, this plugin provides a set of editing and annotation tools.
Talon: Screen Capture & Aviary.com Quick Launch – Take screen shots and edit images directly from your browser with Aviary.com applications.
Snapper – This add-on allows users to designate an area of a web page for a focused snapshot, cutting out the additional work needed for cropping unnecessary information.
Screengrab – It will capture what you can see in the window, the entire page, just a selection, or a particular frame. You can then save the screen capture as a file or to the clipboard.
Have another favorite, or which of these tools have suited your needs the best? Be sure to let us know in the comments which one you like best.