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Safari Extensions – Wonderful 15 Add-ons

Safari Extensions. On June, Apple launched the Safari 5, which was having support for Browser extensions. This gives the freedom for developers to create add-ons in order to boost the Safari’s browser experience.

During the end of July, the Safari extensions gallery that were composed by various best developers was released by Apple. The additions to the gallery are just a starting step and there are more to come.

The 15 wonderful safari extensions are listed below.

1. TabLinks

This extension lets you to list the URLs of each tab that are open in the browser. This list can then be copied to an editor or can be emailed. So, keeping track of history is easy for addicted internet users. The text output produced will be markdown compatible.

2. Procrastinate

This extension provides a one click access that takes you to Delicious, Instapper, Pinboard.in, and Read it later. It is essential when you are not able to remember which ‘read it later’ takes you where.

3. Safari Duplicate Tab

When the duplicate button is clicked, this will present you a duplicate tab of the currently active tab.

4. Widgets Bar

Widgets like a news RSS ticker, the date and the World Time all in one toolbar.

5. Google Reader Snow Leopard

Google reader having this safari extension would give awesome experience and look. The Google reader has got many stylesheets like Helvetireaders, but this style looks apt for the Google reader.

6. MeasureIt

You can measure the pixel metrics of each component or element of a website. It helps you to find the metrics of a picture or image.

7. AutoPagerizer

This Autopagerizer will present the full text contents all in a single page, saving you from having to click the ‘next page’ each time to move from one page to the other. This will be useful when browsing on instapper (having large sized articles).

8. Coda Notes

The developers of Coda for Mac operating system X has developed this extension which allows you to annotate on a website. The webpage can be modified by adding or editing text content, highlight contents, draw notes, and modify the page structure and finally send them to your friends, team or designers. This is useful for users to give feedback for live sites easily.

9. FastestTube

The extension will add a button on the right side of the “embed” in the video pages of YouTube. You can download raw YouTube videos in any formats.

10. Add-to-Reader

This saves your time by adding the current (active) page directly to your Google Reader.

11. Better Source

Getting source code of page is already available. But, this extension will present the source code in a new tab with line numbers and coloured highlighting of syntax, which means you can also switch between the original and modified source code.

12. Google Apps Extension

This will let you to have a one click access (toolbar) to Google Apps tools and accounts like Docs, Calendar and Mails. You can access non Google apps, Google Voice accounts or Google reader. You can also have several Google account sessions simultaneously.

13. BuiltWith

This will display the profile about the currently viewed website like Web Server type, Scripting language used, Flash modules or JavaScript details and other details.

14. Flickr Original

You can view the original or custom size of the picture by just right clicking on the picture.

15. Gmail Counter

A toolbar button will display the number of unread mails in the inbox. When the button is clicked, the Gmail inbox will be opened.