FireTune for Firefox

FireTune for Firefox

Download Editors' Rating:
4
Excellent
Average User Rating:
3.9
out of 120 votes

Quick Specs

  • Version:
    1.2.0
  • Total Downloads:
    505,064
  • Date Added:
    Jun. 23, 2008
  • Price:
    Free

Editors' Note: The Download Now link will prompt a local download of the Firefox extension. To install the extension directly, open the file using your Firefox browser.

Editors' Review

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FireTune for Firefox optimizes Firefox's performance on your computer by allowing you to configure its speed and connection settings. However, we found little or no difference in our computer's performance after we put it to the test.

Right off the bat, we noticed that some of the features this add-on includes, such as the autocompletion of URLs, are features that Firefox already has built into in its current version. It does, however, allow you to set up other optimization features, such as the caching of objects shared over a secure connection, autocomplete for URLs, and optimization of memory usage. The application allows users to "tune" their Firefox by choosing from a list that includes information about how fast your computer and connection is. We tried "Fast Computer, Slower Connection," because we are using a new laptop with a DSL connection. We didn't notice any obvious changes in the performance of Firefox on our computer when we used this program, versus usage of Firefox without it. This add-on might be useful to users with slower computers and connections.

FireTune installs and uninstalls easily on your computer. And since it's free, there's no harm in giving the program a try, especially if you are experiencing performance problems with Firefox, connection problems, or if you are using an older or slower computer.

 
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User Reviews
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  • Current Version

    3.5

    out of 29 votes

    • 5 star 10
    • 4 star 8
    • 3 star 4
    • 2 star 1
    • 1 star 6
  • All Versions

    3.9

    out of 120 votes

    • 5 star 57
    • 4 star 26
    • 3 star 15
    • 2 star 7
    • 1 star 15
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Results 1–10 of 29

1 stars

"Nothing but Trouble"

August 25, 2011  |  By lukenoot

 |  Version: FireTune for Firefox 1.2.0

Pros

Easy use and fast download.

Cons

Ruined FireFox from displaying websites.. No auto-matic backup before optimization.

Summary

Won't use it again.

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5 stars

"It stops and prevents problems."

April 06, 2011  |  By MichaelTGrant

 |  Version: FireTune for Firefox 1.2.0

Pros

You dont have to worry about it not working.

Cons

I have no complaints.

Summary

I am glad that I have this product on my computer.

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5 stars

"It is very good every thing I expected"

February 14, 2011  |  By jfhemp

 |  Version: FireTune for Firefox 1.2.0

Pros

It is very handy

Cons

No so far every thing has worked well and has some vauable imformation

Summary

Dowload it and try it

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5 stars

"GREAT FOR DIAL UP OR SATELLITE AND A SLOW PC"

January 29, 2011  |  By daves39696

 |  Version: FireTune for Firefox 1.2.0

Pros

IT IS FASTER AND IM HAPPY NOW I CAN SEE THAT IT IS LOADING AND FASTER THAN BEFORE WHERE I COULDN'T EVEN TELL IF IT WAS LOADING OR IF IT WAS DONE

Cons

I HAVEN'T FOUND ANY YET

Summary

GREAT FOR DIAL UP OR SATELLITE AND A SLOW PC

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1 stars

"What is it?"

December 31, 2010  |  By DannyMuir

 |  Version: FireTune for Firefox 1.2.0

Pros

Who Knows?

Cons

What is fire tune? What is it supposed to do? I downloaded the programme but see no changes so there are no cons, unless Fire Tune is in fact a CON

Summary

Nothing happened after I downloaded this product so I can see no features and it is certainly not functional. What is Fire Tune meant to do?

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3 stars

"I hope it helps - Been using Chrome - it was a better."

November 29, 2010  |  By neilhyland

 |  Version: FireTune for Firefox 1.2.0

Pros

do not know yet.

Cons

do not know yet.

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3 stars

"Did it do anything?"

September 15, 2010  |  By Ronc303

 |  Version: FireTune for Firefox 1.2.0

Pros

Didn't hurt

Cons

Can't say it helped

Summary

This is on a AMD6400, 2.8mhz & 3Gb ram.

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2 stars

"sounds good but I didn't download it"

September 08, 2010  |  By dlbgismo

 |  Version: FireTune for Firefox 1.2.0

Pros

Sounds too good to be true however If it worked 100% guarantee and had five star ratings then it may be worth getting.

Cons

They want money for it...like $29.99 not happy

Summary

They want money for it.

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4 stars

"it is a good add on so far"

August 25, 2010  |  By bigchauz13

 |  Version: FireTune for Firefox 1.2.0

Pros

how fast it works on my computer

Cons

i have no cons

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4 stars

"glad to have it"

July 31, 2010  |  By guzmanbros

 |  Version: FireTune for Firefox 1.2.0

Pros

cant wait til i can afford a upgrade

Cons

can get my bing bar to download

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Full Specifications

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What's new in version 1.2.0
  • Updated to support Firefox 3.x.
General
Publisher Totalidea Software
Publisher web site http://www.totalidea.com
Release Date June 23, 2008
Date Added June 23, 2008
Version 1.2.0
Category
Category Browsers
Subcategory Firefox Add-ons & Plugins
Operating Systems
Operating Systems Windows 2000, Windows 98, Windows Me, Windows, Windows Vista, Windows XP
Additional Requirements 3MB HDD space.
Download Information
File Size 621.79KB
File Name firetune.zip
Popularity
Total Downloads 505,064
Downloads Last Week 40
Pricing
License Model Free
Limitations Not available
Price Free

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