How to install Chrome extensions on FireFox browser?
Browsers because of how productive they are at that time. An Extension is a key to determine the productivity of a browser. Google Chrome is no doubt best browser of all time. It has plenty of apps and extensions on Chrome web store. But some people still don’t use it due to some reasons. FireFox has also had a good number of add-ons. But Google Chrome is the best in every way. For Firefox users, there is a way to install Chrome extensions on FireFox browser. If you are following this blog, then you might have read about how to install Google Chrome extensions on Opera browser and Vice Versa!
Now let’s start that how you can install Chrome extensions on FireFox browser to enhance productivity. To install Chrome extensions on FireFox browser, you first need to convert .crx extension of chrome to .xpi format. Here is the right tool to convert these files. Follow these steps to get things done 🙂
Install Chrome extensions on FireFox:
First of all, you need FireFox Browser. Already installed? Then download Chrome Store Foxified Add-on Firefox (link below). After installation, visit Chrome Store and open the extension page you want to install. Now you will see that there is “Add to Firefox” showing instead of “Add to Chrome.”
Now here is the interesting part. This extension will extract the extension from Chrome web store and then convert it into .xpi format without letting you in a headache. But you have to be signed in with Mozilla account. It will upload the .crx file to your Mozilla account and will download the .xpi version.
With this Firefox add-on, you can also install Google Chrome extensions on FireFox browser temporarily. It will allow you to test Chrome extensions as some of them might not work properly.
Then you will see a small pop-up in the corner of Firefox browser to install that extension as a Firefox add-on. Install Google Chrome extensions on FireFox and enjoy 🙂
I would suggest you first to try extensions before permanently installing. One of my favorite extensions is OneTab, so I tried that. It is one of the most used extension on Google Chrome by me. It allows you to speed up your chrome browser and save RAM and battery at the same time. I also wrote the way to save battery and RAM on Google Chrome. Do check it out.
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