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Mozilla Releases List Of 50 Add-Ons That Slow Down Firefox

By on April 6th, 2011 
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Firefox AddonsMozilla has released a list of 50 Firefox add-ons which slow down the Firefox browser and increase it's start-up time.  Not only this, some heavy or buggy add-ons can even slow down Firefox to a level which makes it very difficult to use the brpwser even for regular web browsing.

For best performance of the browser you should disable add-ons which you do not use regularly. Here is the list of the 50 Firefox browser add-ons which are the cause of some of the biggest bottlenecks for the browser. The add-ons have been listed in descending order of the degree by which they slow down Firefox.

 

  1. FoxLingo
  2.  

  3. Firebug
  4.  

  5. AniWeather
  6.  

  7. FlashGot
  8.  

  9. FoxClocks
  10.  

  11. FoxyTunes
  12.  

  13. Video DownloadHelper
  14.  

  15. FastestFox
  16.  

  17. Xmarks Sync
  18.  

  19. SimilarWeb
  20.  

  21. CoolPreviews
  22.  

  23. Adblock Plus
  24.  

  25. RSS Ticker
  26.  

  27. StumbleUpon
  28.  

  29. iMacros for Firefox
  30.  

  31. Yoono
  32.  

  33. Personas Plus
  34.  

  35. Flagfox
  36.  

  37. All-in-One Sidebar
  38.  

  39. NoScript
  40.  

  41. DownThemAll!
  42.  

  43. Feedly
  44.  

  45. Greasemonkey
  46.  

  47. SkipScreen
  48.  

  49. Download YouTube Videos +
  50.  

  51. Download Statusbar
  52.  

  53. Web Developer
  54.  

  55. ColorZilla
  56.  

  57. Web of Trust
  58.  

  59. ReloadEvery
  60.  

  61. AutoPager
  62.  

  63. Fire.fm
  64.  

  65. Google Shortcuts
  66.  

  67. Flash Video Downloader (Youtube Downloader)
  68.  

  69. VideoSurf Videos at a Glance
  70.  

  71. Integrated Gmail
  72.  

  73. ReminderFox
  74.  

  75. ScrapBook
  76.  

  77. Ant Video Downloader and Player
  78.  

  79. WebMail Notifier
  80.  

  81. FireGestures
  82.  

  83. Stylish
  84.  

  85. Read It Later
  86.  

  87. Facebook Toolbar
  88.  

  89. Torbutton
  90.  

  91. FoxyProxy Standard
  92.  

  93. ImTranslator
  94.  

  95. Download Manager Tweak
  96.  

  97. BetterPrivacy
  98.  

  99. Firefox Sync
  100.  

Are you using any of the add-ons listed above? Then let us know about them in the comments section and also try to get rid of those addons from your browser.

For a more real-time update of the list, see this.

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Mozilla Releases List Of 50 Add-Ons That Slow Down Firefox was originally published on Digitizor.com on April 6, 2011 - 11:07 pm (Indian Standard Time)