The BYTubeD add-on for Firefox will let you download a ton of videos from YouTube, all within a matter of minutes. All you need to do is collect the links for the videos you want to download and let this great extension do the rest of the work.
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Play a lot of Minecraft? Then you might want to decorate Firefox to match the game a ‘bit more. This persona will let you pretend your browser is a grassy block from the game. Just don’t punch it – I am not sure your monitor would be able to stand up to the abuse.
This is just a quick public service announcement to let you know that I have a new project in the works. As many of you know, Firefox Facts is not my only website. I also host the Web Hosting Show podcast and do some tech reviews at Mitchelaneous. I am also now starting a YouTube series called Mitchcraft.
Some websites, like Hulu for example, give you the ability to dim everything in the background on a page so that you can focus on the video you are watching. What if you could do that on every website? That is what the add-on for Firefox, Turn Off the Lights, brings to the browser.
With Firefox 4 coming soon, we will be finding a lot of new hacks, interface customizations and more we can do to make Firefox more personalized to our own needs. So, with that said, I thought it might be fun to look back at some of the most popular hacks for Firefox 3.5 and up to give you all one last chance to try them out before Firefox 4 changes the game again.
How can you add the full screen button to YouTube videos found on Facebook? This is the question that was brought to my attention Friday by one of my Facebook followers, and after doing a little hunting I did find a solution.
Have you been searching for something to enhance your YouTube experience? Maybe you want to download the videos you watch. Maybe you want to convert videos to MP3s or automatically watch videos in HD. I have found a Firefox add-on that will let you do that and a lot more in TweakTube. This is by far the most in-depth “all in one” YouTube extension out there for the Firefox browser.
Once TweakTube has been installed, you can access it from Tools > YouTube – Options in the Firefox menu bar. Once inside, here are some of the general options you can tweak around with:
Want to be able to download some of the best HD 1080p videos from across the internet, but missing that Firefox add-on that promises to get it all done in a simple way? KeepTube is the video downloading extension you might want to take a look at.
Want to be able to create a much more dynamic signature for your webmail accounts and more, the will show off your instant messenger names, social network links and more details about yourself? WiseStamp is a pretty awesome addition to Firefox, that will let you do that and so much more, in a very stylish way.
Once installed, you get your own WYSIWYG editor to create and edit your own signature collection. You can add links via RSS, instant messenger service or social profiles from around the Web too.
Still need more information? Check out this awesome video tutorial demonstrating what all you can do with this amazing add-on for Firefox.
All in all, 2009 was a great year for Firefox. It grew by leaps and bounds, and continues to be the best alternative browser out there. Firefox Facts did pretty well in it’s own right too – surpassing the 7,000+ RSS subscriber mark. So with today being the last day of 2009, let us all sit back and revisit some of the best posts of the year.
Here are 10 of the most read stories, tips, tutorials and reviews I have posted here in 2009. Hope you check out some classics you might have missed, or revisit a favorite post or two.
Love it, or hate it – Firefox got one more addition to it’s browser that seems to have gotten a mixed reaction from the fans. The open new tab button rests at the end of your tab bar in Firefox 3.5 giving you an easier user interface to open a new tab.
- More Tab Fun – Move the Close Tab in Firefox