ScrapBook for Firefox

ScrapBook for Firefox

Download Editors' Rating:
4
Excellent
Average User Rating:
4.9
out of 8 votes

Quick Specs

  • Version:
    1.5.5
  • Total Downloads:
    31,035
  • Date Added:
    November 22, 2012
  • File Size:
    390.2KB
  • Downloads Last Week:
    1
  • Operating Systems:
    Windows XP/2003/Vista/7

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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Finding information on the Web is only half the battle. Next you have to figure out how to store all those snippets of data. Copying them to Word or saving them in a Web archive only partially solves the problem. For Firefox users, ScrapBook provides an elegant way out. This extension installs a sidebar where you can drag and drop an entire Web page or any part of it, including images, links, and formatting. You can join snippets, organize them into folders, export them to other folders, and save the folder tree as HTML. Scrapbook automatically tags each snippet with the Web address from which it came. What's more, ScrapBook offers basic tools for annotating and editing captured pages. You can highlight or erase passages as well as add text comments. The interface could use a bit of polish, but overall this is a marvelous tool for Web research.
 
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  • 4 stars

    "thank"

    September 06, 2007   |   By obyadalyasy

    Version: ScrapBook for Firefox 1.2.0.8

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  • 5 stars

    "Excellent tool"

    May 23, 2007   |   By ridgey28

    Version: ScrapBook for Firefox 1.2.0.8

    Pros

    Fabulous for capturing web pages. Easily import and export.

    Cons

    None

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  • 5 stars

    "for what it does; a definite must have"

    April 29, 2007   |   By peace_In_Being

    Version: ScrapBook for Firefox 1.2.0.8

    Pros

    I have been using this for a while now and use this on a daily basis. saves a lot of time in that i have placed it on the toolbar; on the "links" bar, sort of like an applet, and opens (although you can use short cut keys to open or close it quickly) the saved pages into a tree looking menu on the left.

    I usually access one of two things;

    1. Sometimes its just quick access to my short list that is part of my short to medium term research

    2. Often i need access to commonly used documents or a particular topic i am involved in on a medium term basis which makes it real quick to access.

    Not everyone needs this extension, but if you do, i highly recommend you try it out. More likely it would become temporarily permanent is my guess. Its great.

    Cons

    This is probably arguable if it is a con or not, and is more like a suggestion or reminder that it can get very quickly out of hand in terms of the amount of information that gets stored there where it end up defeating the purpose i guess. Thats more of a self management/ self organization issue though.

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  • 5 stars

    "The ULTIMATE Firefox extension"

    August 16, 2006   |   By Zeke129

    Version: ScrapBook for Firefox 1.0.6

    Pros

    Save and organize webpages, comprehensive search tools, edit-before-saving feature, extremely stable, doesn't bog your system down, you'll forget how you ever lived without it

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  • 5 stars

    "Great"

    June 28, 2006   |   By cheko252

    Version: ScrapBook for Firefox 1.0.6

    Pros

    A great way to save anything you want from a webpage!

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  • 5 stars

    "must have"

    June 06, 2006   |   By boosurfer

    Version: ScrapBook for Firefox 1.0.3

    Pros

    One of the most useful plugins.

    I have use it very intensively.

    With this tool I collect all found precious internet information. Very, very useful!

    Cons

    My webpage snupshot list grows up more and more increasing firefox crashes.

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  • 5 stars

    "Essential Addon for FF"

    May 19, 2005   |   By Seeking Software

    Version: ScrapBook 0.15.2

    Pros

    Makes it easy to save and organise web pages. Works with both drag and drop to the side panel, as well as through the right click menu. Can save selected parts of the page as well as the whole page. The built-in editor suffices for most tasks and does not require fiddling with HTML. Organising is very easy with Folders/Sub-folders. Has importing/exporting as well as backup/resotre of the page database. This is one complete and rounded tool.

    Cons

    Minor quibbles. It doesnt remember the last directory that was used. I would also like as an added feature, the ability to create profiles for saving the pages with different options instead of changing them on a per page basis.

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    Full Specifications

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    What's new in version 1.5.5
    Version 1.5.5 now compatible with Firefox 14.
    General
    Publisher Gomita
    Publisher web site http://amb.vis.ne.jp/mozilla/scrapbook/
    Release Date August 23, 2012
    Date Added November 22, 2012
    Version 1.5.5
    Category
    Category Browsers
    Subcategory Firefox Add-ons & Plugins
    Operating Systems
    Operating Systems Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows, Windows 2003, Windows XP
    Additional Requirements Firefox 4.0 - 13.0
    Download Information
    File Size 390.2KB
    File Name addon-427-latest.xpi
    Popularity
    Total Downloads 31,035
    Downloads Last Week 1
    Pricing
    License Model Free
    Limitations Not available
    Price Free

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