Session Manager

Session Manager

Download Editors' Rating:
5
Spectacular
Average User Rating:
3.5
out of 10 votes

Quick Specs

  • Version:
    0.8.0.8
  • Total Downloads:
    16,018
  • Date Added:
    Aug. 14, 2013
  • Price:
    Free
  • File Size:
    522.03KB
  • Downloads Last Week:
    1
  • Platform:
    Windows

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Editors' Review

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Session Manager can save, backup, restore, and manage multiple Firefox tab sessions. It comes with the option of loading the last saved session, not loading a previous session, loading a specific older session, or asking for the user to choose. Already, that makes it more powerful than the native Firefox session manager.

In addition, it can save any number of older sessions, configurable from the main window, and gives users several options for session management when Firefox is shut down. The plug-in automatically backs up sessions in the event of a crash. Users can also configure how the add-on displays the list of saved sessions, merge new and old sessions on recovery, and reload tabs on recovery.

Finally, there are some nifty options for power users in Session Manager. You can configure how the sessions are named, change the default saved sessions location, encrypt saved session data, and configure how postdata gets saved, even from encrypted Web sites. Since each session file created by Firefox includes text data, cookies, and history, as well as tabs, being able to recreate all that information effortlessly is a major headache remover that shouldn't be underestimated.

 
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User Reviews
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5 stars

"Excellent. Have used many times for several years."

November 06, 2014  |  By waltsyd

 |  Version: Session Manager 0.8.0.8

Pros

Saving long lists of tabs is a wonderful thing, especially when planning vacations or learning about some complicated coding techniques. And it saves current tabs during a firefox crash. You can set it to auto-save in case you forget to manually save a session.

Cons

Not any that I can think of!

Summary

This is an extremely useful plugin.

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4 stars

"gone from the toolbar"

April 24, 2014  |  By hogan

 |  Version: Session Manager 0.8.0.8

Pros

Used to work great, I could switch between sessions, choose what to do at start up etc

Cons

Suddenly gone from my startup promt, not in the toolbar either, I have to disable and re-enable at every start up to find it

Summary

When I work out what causes the problem I'll post the info and let you all know

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Full Specifications

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What's new in version 0.8.0.8
Version 0.8.0.8 fixed issue with favicon not working in Firefox 22 and up - image url location changed in session data and errors that occurred when opening a new window and trying to get closed tab count in nightly loads.
General
Publisher Morac
Publisher web site http://sessionmanager.mozdev.org/
Release Date August 06, 2013
Date Added August 14, 2013
Version 0.8.0.8
Category
Category Browsers
Subcategory Firefox Add-ons & Plugins
Operating Systems
Operating Systems Windows 2000, Windows 7, Windows XP, Windows Vista, Windows
Additional Requirements Mozilla Firefox 10.0
Download Information
File Size 522.03KB
File Name session_manager-0.8.0.8-fx+sm.xpi
Popularity
Total Downloads 16,018
Downloads Last Week 1
Pricing
License Model Free
Limitations Not available
Price Free

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