Firefox Add-Ons Series: Photos, Music & Videos

Photos, Music & Videos

CoolPreviews

Browse faster — Preview links and images without leaving your current page or tab. Just mouseover any link, and a separate preview window appears to show you the content. (TIP: Mouseover subsequent links while the preview window is still open!)

More information at https://addons.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/addon/2207/

Save Images

Save Images saves the images from the current tab page, from the cache, to a specified location, with either the images original file name or a file name that you specify. The size, dimensions and types of images saved may be chosen, with options if the file size is unknown or if duplicate files are found. Images may be either saved from the current tab, left or right of the current tab or from all tabs. Also, all or selected links or image links in the current page can be opened in a new tab or multiple tabs. There are shortcut keys for some of the menu options.

Save Images can be accessed from either the Firefox Tools menu, the context menu (right click in page) or from a button placed on a toolbar (recommended – requires placement by user). Clicking the button will save the images using the Option “Default Save Action”. Click the arrow next to the button to display a menu for more options.

More information at https://addons.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/addon/3404/

Thumbnail Zoom

Zooms thumbnail pictures from Facebook, Twitter, MySpace, Amazon, Picasa, Flickr, LinkedIn, Hi5, Twitpic, deviantART, PhotoBucket, Tagged, Last.fm and Wikipedia!

More information at https://addons.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/addon/222516/

Imagiris

High definition image enlargement. Imagiris uses a new technology for picture enlargement that preserves details accurately. This is an add-on to directly pass your images to Imagiris for high definition zoom. Imagiris uses a new technology for picture enlargement that preserves details accurately.

Just click on a image and the image will be passed to the Imagiris flash application for enlargement.

More information at https://addons.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/addon/8410/

Picture2Life

Turn Firefox into an image editor using Picture2Life – Choose from hundreds of cool effects, create collages or animations! Edit any image directly from the browser… this is perfect for sites like Google Image Search, Yahoo Image Search, Flickr, MySpace, Facebook, Twitpic, Imageshack, etc.

More information at https://addons.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/addon/2660/


CONDOLENCES

On a very sad note, one of our blogger friends, Cherlyn Cochrane has lost her Great Grandfather, Robert Phillip Ramey. Mr. Ramey was 91 years old and passed on December 5th. Please at your earliest convenience, stop by Cherlyn’s site and pay your respects to her. She wrote a poem, dedicated it to him and posted it today. She also gives a little bit of information about her great grandfather and the impact his life had on her family and the world. Thank you for showing Cherlyn kindness at this time of grieving.

Tom

REST IN PEACE

A face we love is missing
a voice we know is still
a place is vacant in all our hearts,
that only you could fill.
Tears in our eyes,
they wont go away,
we wish you were here with us today.
We know you never ment to hurt us
or make us cry.
Our love for you will always stay,
if only things didn’t end this way.
But you’ve brought it to the final end,
we will always remember you as our friend.
We love you
Rest in paradise till we meet again.

~ Hannity Luz ~

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  1. #1 by Jamie Dedes, all rights reserved on December 12, 2010 - 7:18 PM

    Lovely homage and so kind of you to repost it for Cherlyn. Will check out her site.

    • #2 by Tom Baker on December 12, 2010 - 7:44 PM

      Thank you. Cherlyn has a great site. You will love her answers as well.

  2. #3 by Melinda on December 11, 2010 - 10:25 PM

    What a beautiful tribute. My heart goes out to Cherlyn. I’m loving your Firefox add-on posts. I’m an add-on addict and didn’t know about these. Soon I’m going to be 50% screen, 50% toolbar ha ha. I need a bigger monitor.

    • #4 by Tom Baker on December 12, 2010 - 8:27 AM

      I really like Firefox and the folks that make the add-ons to make Firefox better. Now, if I could just stop calling it Foxfire I would be happy!

  3. #5 by Cherlyn on December 10, 2010 - 11:29 PM

    My email must be acting up, because I haven’t received any email notifications for any of my blog subscriptions.

    But I did remember to stop by today, and I have to say, Tom, you are extremely sweet. Thank you so much for your condolences, it warms my heart that people from around the world have given me and my family such kind words of support in these difficult times. It makes this new chapter, and the loss of a dear family member much more bearable. I am very greatful to know people like you and Blaga, and all the other supportive, great people I have met through our blogs. And though great distances separates us, it’s moments like these that make me feel like the world seem like a smaller, less lonely place. Thank you so much my friend.

    • #6 by Cherlyn on December 10, 2010 - 11:31 PM

      Arg, so sleepy – last line meant to read “makes me feel like the world is a smaller, less lonely place” or something like that. Sorry. Thank you very much again :)

    • #7 by Tom Baker on December 11, 2010 - 6:00 AM

      You and your family are very welcome. Despite the distances, oceans, wars, racism and borders that separate us, we are all still in one human family. Although we didn’t know him, it is still our loss too.

  4. #8 by Scent of my heart on December 10, 2010 - 12:04 AM

    I really enjoyed your informational posts these days. Very kind of you to mention about Cherlyn here, again, courage Cherlyn, may his soul rest in peace!

    • #9 by Tom Baker on December 10, 2010 - 5:59 AM

      Thank you Blaga. It was a challenge getting all the add-on information together but not adding my two cents made it easier to post the information.

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