Firefox Add-ons Reach 3 Billion Downloads

More than 3 billion downloads have been downloaded by Firefox users since add-ons have been made officially available in November, 2004. It took Mozilla 49 months to reach the first billion; the second billion took only 20 months and the third billion arrived after 24 months.

Mozilla said that 85 percent of Firefox users have at least on add-on installed. The most popular remain AdBlock Plus, Firebug, NoScript, Personas Plus and Video DownloadHelper, which are part of a add-on base that includes more than 150,000 add-ons from more than 25,000 developers in total.

The average Firefox user has five add-ons installed. The most popular add-on categories are privacy and security, search, bookmarks and themes. What do you have installed in your Firefox?

 

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  • badhomaks
    Adblock. I believe everyone who has firefox or chrome should get it. Best add-on in my opinion.
  • chewy1963
    badhomaksAdblock. I believe everyone who has firefox or chrome should get it. Best add-on in my opinion.


    It absolutely is the best IMO also, especially in firefox. It does what it says it will and does using surprisingly few resources (RAM/CPU cycles).
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  • A Bad Day
    For those who say, "Firefox sucks because my web browser already has all of the features that add-ons have.", must enjoy running bloatwares.

    The more features a software comes with, the more HDD/SSD and RAM space it takes up.
  • badhomaks
    Adblock. I believe everyone who has firefox or chrome should get it. Best add-on in my opinion.
  • chewy1963
    badhomaksAdblock. I believe everyone who has firefox or chrome should get it. Best add-on in my opinion.


    It absolutely is the best IMO also, especially in firefox. It does what it says it will and does using surprisingly few resources (RAM/CPU cycles).