SplitLink

SplitLink

Download Editors' Rating:
4
Excellent
Average User Rating:
5.0
out of 1 votes

Quick Specs

  • Version:
    2.0.7
  • Total Downloads:
    2,315
  • Date Added:
    Sep. 28, 2007
  • Price:
    Free
  • File Size:
    73.94KB
  • Downloads Last Week:
    4
  • Platform:
    Windows

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Editors' Review

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This handy freeware Firefox add-on helps users clarify obscured links. SplitLink installs with all the ease of Firefox add-ons. Just download it, restart Firefox, and the add-on is ready to go. A multitabbed configuration interface offers easily set options and a nice set of Help window pop-ups.

SplitLink automatically removes elements that make it harder to see where a link is sending you. That's only part of this add-on's functions. With a single click, users can quickly set pop-up windows to open in the current window, new window, or new tabs. The add-on first operates on the pop-up URLs to filter out bad parameters or block unformatted URLs. One tab includes easy-to-set options to force pop-up size.

Testers were less happy with SplitLink's Customize options. A default set of rules govern altering the URLs for specific domains and parameters. Though the tab includes a method to add items to the list, the add-on neglects to offer instruction for the option.

Obscured URLs are a daily problem for some users. SplitLink goes a long way toward reducing this issue, and adds a useful bonus feature to help manage pop-ups.

 
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5 stars

"A really neat way of checking blind links in web pages!"

February 15, 2010  |  By informationau

 |  Version: SplitLink 2.0.7

Pros

Split Link is truly an amazing tool, that allows a browser user to see where links in web pages are going to go. It also enables a web address to be shown in ascii characters.

Cons

As good It is, it only works up in Firefox fro .9x to 2.0; and it doesn't seem to have been developed for other versions, or other platforms. I still use Firefox 2.0 - it works for me.

Summary

Bloody ripper.

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Full Specifications

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What's new in version 2.0.7
This version is the first release on CNET Download.com.
General
Publisher Ron Beckman
Publisher web site http://forum.softwareblaze.com
Release Date September 28, 2007
Date Added September 28, 2007
Version 2.0.7
Category
Category Browsers
Subcategory Firefox Add-ons & Plugins
Operating Systems
Operating Systems Windows, Windows XP, Windows 2000
Additional Requirements Windows 2000/XP, Mozilla Firefox 1.5 - 3.0a1
Download Information
File Size 73.94KB
File Name splitlink-2.0.7-fx+fl.xpi
Popularity
Total Downloads 2,315
Downloads Last Week 4
Pricing
License Model Free
Limitations Not available
Price Free
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