tools and plug-ins
Internet freeware: Browser tools and plug-ins
Important notice: I' m a very reluctant to install add-ons on
IE, as they can compromise stability of the system.
- Browser refresh
All computer users need to refresh their web browsers from time
to time, but web designers or developers particularly need to refresh
their browsers more frequently. This is especially necessary during the
testing stage. Browser Refresh allows you to refresh your web browser
from any work-space or application.
- ChromeCookiesView is an
alternative to the standard internal cookies viewer of Google Chrome
Web browser. it displays a list of all cookies stored by Google Chrome
Web browser, and allows you to easily delete unwanted cookies. It also
allows you export the cookies into text/csv/html/xml file.
- HTTPS Everywhere is a
Firefox extension produced as a collaboration between The Tor Project
and the Electronic Frontier Foundation. It encrypts your communications
with a number of major websites.
- Auslogics Browser Care ia a
useful free tool to manage all web browsers on your computer. The easy
to use interface allows you to clean up and tweak your browsers for
- WebCookiesSniffer is a
packet sniffer tool that captures all Web site cookies sent between the
Web browser and the Web server and displays them in a simple cookies
table. The upper pane of WebCookiesSniffer displays the cookie string
and the Web site/host name that sent or received this cookie.
- Self-Destructing Cookies is
a Firefox add-on that makes it easy to protect your online privacy by
automatically deleting the cookies from websites that you are done
Normally, cookies are stored in your browser for a set
period of time, which allows advertisers to track you across multiple
sites or deliver customized advertising based on products you viewed
earlier. With this add-on, you don't have to worry about sorting
through your cookies, blocking them or deleting them all. Whenever you
close a browser tab, the program will automatically delete all cookies
that were set by the site.
- Hola gives you the freedom
to bypass internet censorship and restrictions, whilst keeping you safe
and secure online. We protect your privacy by hiding your IP address,
allowing you to remain anonymous from prying eyes.
- IE9 Compatibility Mode Enabler
- Fiddler is a HTTP Debugging
Proxy which logs all HTTP traffic between your computer and the
Internet. Fiddler allows you to inspect all HTTP Traffic, set
breakpoints, and "fiddle" with incoming or outgoing data. Fiddler
includes a powerful event-based scripting subsystem, and can be
extended using any .NET language.
Fiddler is freeware and can
debug traffic from virtually any application, including Internet
Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Opera, and thousands more.
- Adblock Plus for Internet Explorer
Plus for IE can help you block all the ads displayed within your IE
browser so that you can focus solely on the content you need.
- The Adobe Flash Player Uninstaller
is a useful utility for troubleshooting and for testing detection
schemes. Download and run the Adobe Flash Player Uninstaller to remove
all versions of Adobe Flash Player from all browsers on your
- avast! Browser Cleanup is a free tool that checks for and deletes aggressive and unwanted toolbars, add-ons and plug-ins from your web browsers.
- OptiClean is an
accompaniment to Internet Explorer, Google Chrome and Mozilla Firefox.
It deletes your browsing history, empties your recycle bin, cleans
temporary folders, recently used documents, jump lists and user added
files and folders.
OptiClean can be configured to run automatically on browser shutdown and to start with Windows.
- Ghostery is a browser
add-on for Internet Explorer that enables you to see what kind of
tracking techniques are used by the current website, including tags,
web bugs, pixels and beacons.
- IeCacheExplorer displays
the details of all cookies that Internet Explorer stores on your
computer and reads all information from the history file on your
computer, displays the list of all URLs that you have visited. It also
allows you to clear history, delete cookies and temporary internet
files. The tool is designed with a user-friendly interface and is easy
- Toolbar Cleaner is a small
tool, designed to get rid of unwanted browser toolbars in Internet
Explorer, Firefox and Chrome. When you launch the program it shows you
all the toolbars, plug-ins and extensions it found and offers you to
remove them with the click of a button.
- Selective Cookie Delete is
a cookie manager add-on for Firefox that makes it easy to manage and
automatically delete the cookies you don't need. The app offers two
working modes. You can use a Blacklist if you want to keep all cookies,
except those from sites that you specify, or you can use a Whitelist
which will delete all cookies, except those from specific sites.
- MozillaCookiesView offers
an alternative to the standard Firefox/Mozilla cookie manager. It allow
you to view all your cookies along with their name and content value,
expiration date and other details.
- IE Proxy Toggle is a small
app that runs in the system try and enables you to toggle your Internet
Explorer proxy settings with a click of your mouse, instead of having
to go through the IE Internet Settings. The app can be useful if you
use proxy settings occasionally and are looking for a more convenient
way to toggle them.
- Google Privacy is a Firefox
add-in that allows you to control which search result links are tracked
by Google and other websites, including Bing, YouTube, Yahoo and
Facebook. The search results in Google (and other search engines) have
a tracking code embedded that allows the search engine to keep track of
how you use their search results or links.
is a small utility that reads the history data file of Google Chrome
Web browser, and displays the list of all visited Web pages in the last
is a simple utility for Windows that reads and parses the cache file of
Safari Web browser (cache.db) and displays the list of all cached files
in a simple table. Every cache information line includes the following
information: Filename, Content Type, URL, Content Length, Server Name,
Server Time, Expiration Time, Last Modified Time, Content Encoding, and
- IE History Monitor enables
you to view and manage the content in your Internet Explorer browser
history. The program lists all the current entries, color coded by
protocol and allows you to selectively delete items. You can manually
delete items from the list or use the Clean Up tool to batch delete
history items based on their type or a custom keyword.
software allows to block social networks and other time killing sites.
The software is designated first of all for those who want to save time
spent on watching social networks and other entertainment sites. It
works as a reminder.
is small utility for Windows 7 only, which allows you to easily
customize the toolbar of Windows Explorer, and add buttons that were
existed in previous versions of Windows, like Copy, Cut, Paste, Select
All, and more.
simple solution for you to backup and restore web browser settings and
other data on Windows 7/Vista/XP/2000 systems. No installation required.
- Adobe Flash
you tweak several Internet Explorer 9 features and interface options,
including toolbar visibility, ClearType settings, connections limits
and mores. You can also create special IE9 shortcuts to start Internet
Explorer in Private Mode, Kiosk Mode or without add-ons.
cross-platform plugin architecture, targeting NPAPI browsers on
Windows, Mac OS X, and Linux (Gecko/Firefox, Google Chrome, Apple
Safari, Opera) and ActiveX Control hosts, including all versions of
Microsoft Internet Explorer. It is designed to make it easier to get
started than even doing an NPAPI plugin by hand. A Python-based "fbgen"
tool generates a template skeleton and makes it possible to have a
functioning browser plugin up and running in 20 minutes.
utility that reads the history data file (history.dat) of
Firefox/Mozilla/Netscape Web browsers, and displays the list of all
visited Web pages in the last days
small add-on for Internet Explorer that can unmask passwords hidden
behind * in a login form and allows you to enable disabled
elements such as buttons, checkboxes and text areas
is a real-time spell checker for Internet Explorer that will
automatically check your spelling as you type into online forms, post
forum messages or write emails on your browser
- Adobe Flash
is a simple application that does just that - it uninstalls all
versions of the Flash player from any of your browsers. The Adobe Flash
player can normally be uninstalled from the Windows Control panel, this
tool was designed to be used in cases where the standard uninstall
(previously called BHORemover) is the advanced tool to explore and
eliminate malicious BHO's from the system
- RSS Live Links
is a browser-action extension to the Google Chrome browser that
provides Firefox-like Live Bookmarks for subscribed RSS feeds, as well
as a fuller function drop-down/pop-up list of feeds and items with full
viewing history and dynamic, background, and update notification.
utility scans the cache and history files of your Web browser, and
locate all search queries that you made with the most popular search
engines (Google, Yahoo and MSN) and with popular social networking
sites (Twitter, Facebook, MySpace).
browsing history and any other tracks of PC activity. Free tool to
clear user browsing history, clean index.dat files, remove cookies,
cache, temporary internet files, search history and any other tracks.
Recommended for users who want to protect online privacy
enables you to view all the cookies that were created by Flash
components (These cookies are stored differently from regular browser
cookies). You can view the list of current cookies, take a look at
their content and also delete all, or just selected, cookies.
helps you remain anonymous from major search engines, ad networks and
other web-usage trackers
is a small utility that allows you to save a screenshot of any Web page
into a file.
is a browser plug-in for your web browser that prevents keylogger from
capturing the data you type into login boxes, search engines, web mail
(Gmail, Yahoo etc.), forums
Convert your bookmarks betwen different formats
- IE Proxy
is a easy to use proxy Manager for the Internet Explorer and all
depending applications. You can quickly add, delete and change (switch)
your proxy settings by using the system tray. Requiements: Windows
XP/Vista; .NET 2.0
- Read it Later
is a handy Firefox extension that enables you save links to interesting
websites that you have come across, without littering your bookmarks
with nonessential items. The program offers ....
Store all your favorite website URLs with a decriptive title to go
along with the URL.
Firefox add-on that provides instant translation for selected text on a
webpage. All you have to do is highlight a word or sentence on the page
and right-click on it to view the tran....
- Feeds Plus is an add-on for
7 that notifies you of updated RSS feeds from the system tray. It also
offers you to aggregate your feeds into a single feed that can be
access as `All I....
- Quero Toolbar an address bar
Internet Explorer that offers enhanced search features, advanced pop-up
and ad blocking as well as other features including window resizing,
page zoom, F....
- SnipIT is a browser add-on for
Explorer that enables you to email a snippet of selected text from any
web page. Simply select the text and right-click to create a new email
message that incl....
- Sothink SWF Catcher for IE
adds a button to
the IE toolbar, that enables you to extract and save selected Flash
animations from the current browser page. It includes a preview of the
Flash movies and....
- Debugbar is a toolbar for
that enables web developers to inspect the content of a web page. It
a HTML validat....
- IE PassView retrieves all
passwords along with their associated URL from the Internet Explorer
password database - the passwords that can be automatically saved by
IE. It allows you to....
- IE Tab
IE Tab features embedding Internet Explorer in tabs of Mozilla/Firefox.
- AI RoboForm
AI RoboForm is a push-button web form filler with some serious
Artificial Intelligence (AI) inside. It allows you to define your
personal profile or "usual" responses to a web form. This
- RSS Feeds Toolbar for IE is an
Internet Explorer, that integrates RSS feed headlines into the IE
toolbar. The headlines are continuously updated at a configurable time
interval and a button in the toolbar launches the full article
associated with the selected feed item. Not a full-featured RSS reader,
but a very convenient way to keep track of several news sources from
within your browser.
EasyRead is an Internet Explorer add-on that allows you to
(temporarily) magnify or reduce the size of any web page without having
to change your screen resolution.
GetFileSize is an Internet Explorer add-on that allows you to find out
the size of a file before downloading it. Just right-click on the link
to a file and select Get File Size from the menu, the pro....
- Contect Menu editor
Context Menu Editor allows you to remove non-standard items from the
right-click menu of files, folders and Internet Explorer. The program
can come handy if previous software installation failed to r....
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- HISTORYzilla! LE - Fully integrated History Eraser! Gives you the
power to erase your Internet history at will!
- Simple Bookmark
Simple Bookmark can convert your collection of Internet Explorer
favorites into a single HTML file, that can be opened by any web
browser. It can also work the other way around by extracting an HTML
file into URL favorite files.
- IECookiesView - view and manage your
IECookiesView is a small and handy utility, that displays the details
of all cookies that Internet Explorer stores on your computer. In
addition, it allows you
to sort the cookies, delete selected ones, view detailed information
about each and more...