FoxTab

Download Editors' Rating:
4.5
Outstanding
Average User Rating:
3.1
out of 7 votes

Quick Specs

  • Version:
    1.4.5
  • Total Downloads:
    23,130
  • Date Added:
    Mar. 27, 2012
  • Price:
    Free
  • File Size:
    668.96KB
  • Downloads Last Week:
    2
  • Platform:
    Windows

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Editors' Review

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FoxTab is a cross between Mac OS X's Expose, Windows Vista's Flip 3D, and the thumbnail view in Google Chrome. When you've got a lot of tabs open in Firefox, FoxTab offers a quick way to jump to the page you want without having to eyeball the name of each one. To toggle it on, just hit a small keyboard shortcut and it zooms out all the tabs into a giant wall. You can also summon it with a small button that sits next to the address bar or by choosing it from the right click menu. Once opened, you simply pick which tab you want to see by clicking it or scrolling with your mouse wheel. It's not nearly as smooth as other pretty tab-switching add-ons, but it's neat.

There are five different styles in all, and each one offers a different way to view the thumbnails you have open: like a standard grid view, a stack view that's identical to Vista's Flip 3D, or a shaded, curved grid. No matter what you choose, it's a pretty svelte alternative to hunting down the page you want by favicon and text alone.

 
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User Reviews
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4 stars

"It's free and it works."

July 14, 2013  |  By mongomad

 |  Version: FoxTab 1.4.5

Pros

I got this to convert flac songs to mp3 so I can add them to itunes. It does that just fine and intuitively.

Cons

You have to read every step of the install and choose "custom" not their "recommended" option. You will see where to uncheck the toolbar it offers to install and so it doesn't change your browsers' homepages and READ subsequent screens and "decline" offers for nuisance software.

Summary

Always choose "custom install" and opt out of toolbar offers and other stuff you do not want/need. This is true with any software, especially if it is "free". Gone are the days of opting in for bloatware stuff.

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Full Specifications

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What's new in version 1.4.5
Version 1.4.5 has fixed Flash 11 error.
General
Publisher Roi M.
Publisher web site http://www.foxtab.com/
Release Date March 27, 2012
Date Added March 27, 2012
Version 1.4.5
Category
Category Browsers
Subcategory Firefox Add-ons & Plugins
Operating Systems
Operating Systems Windows XP, Windows Vista, Windows
Additional Requirements Firefox 3.x
Download Information
File Size 668.96KB
File Name foxtab-1.4.5-fx.xpi
Popularity
Total Downloads 23,130
Downloads Last Week 2
Pricing
License Model Free
Limitations Not available
Price Free

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