Posts Tagged ‘firefox downloads’

Firefox’s New Download Interface, How to Restore the Old

Thursday, April 19th, 2012

There sure have been a lot of stories like this lately; it seems like for every interface “upgrade,” there’s a program out there somewhere that will help you undo the upgrade.

If you have been following the recent development of the Firefox web browser, and in particular Mozilla’s plans with the next upcoming versions, you know that there will be lots of – good – change coming to the browser. From excellent features like click to play, a new Firefox design, a Metro version for Windows 8, Silent Updates, and many cool features for Firefox 13 (which not all may make it into that version).


Firefox Download Scheduler

Friday, April 8th, 2011

I guess this would come in handy for those who feel the need to compulsively download every single upgrade from Firefox’s current, never-ending parade of upgrades …

It can sometimes be helpful to schedule downloads, for instance if you need the bandwidth for other work related tasks at the moment to avoid bottlenecks during that time. It is not really possible to schedule downloads in Firefox, at least not without the help of extensions or external programs.


Firefox Download View

Wednesday, February 16th, 2011

It sounds like this program provides a lot more information that the stock Firefox download manager does …

Computer users who want to access a list of recent Firefox downloads need to open the web browser to access that list providing that the download records are stored and not deleted on exit or user request. Downloads are listed under Tools > Downloads or by using the keyboard shortcut Ctrl-j.


Save File To – Saves Files to User-Defined Folders in Firefox

Thursday, January 6th, 2011

I guess this would be a useful add-on for those who are too busy to mess with the “Save As” menu …

All web browsers can be used to save files to the local system. A wide variety of file types exists from html and text files over media to archives to basically any other file type imaginable. The download location in the web browser is however configured to only remember one download path which means that it is not possible to put media files in one folder and documents in another without browsing through the folder structure for those downloads.


Open Firefox Download Folder

Monday, October 4th, 2010

This sounds like a useful add-on for Firefox … although it might be a little tricky getting the right version for your browser.

I was just browsing through the latest Firefox add-on updates and saw an interesting add-on for Firefox 4 called Magic Open Download Folder Button. The add-on adds a button to the Firefox download manager to open the download folder, and an icon that can be placed in one of the Firefox toolbars.