CoolPreviews

CoolPreviews Firefox plug-in 3.0

Modernize your browsing experience

CoolPreviews is a neat Firefox plugin that lets you see what a link leads to without opening another tab or window. View full description

PROS

  • Fast previews
  • Good preference options

CONS

  • May be annoying for some

Good
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CoolPreviews is a neat Firefox plugin that lets you see what a link leads to without opening another tab or window.

After installation, you'll need to spend a couple of minutes configuring it to your tastes.

You can choose how quickly the CoolPreviews icon will pop up - clicking it opens up the preview window. Alternatively, set the preview to appear as you scroll over links.

You can also toggle the pop up to be locked open or not.

Being able to see what's beyond a link can make browsing faster and more efficient.

For reading news sites, it's particularly good, as you can read stories without leaving the home page. Assuming you have a speedy internet connection, you'll be surprised this isn't an automatic feature of browsers.

If tabs made tab-less browsers seem prehistoric, CoolPreviews does that to tabs.

In testing it seems perfectly stable and doesn't slow down our systems at all.

Some people might just find the pop up annoying, but as it can be configured to appear more or less whenever you want, it should only be as intrusive as you allow.

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CoolPreviews

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CoolPreviews Firefox plug-in 3.0

User reviews about CoolPreviews

  • Kayosan

    by Kayosan

    "A big loss for web searchers"

    Biggest mistake of Firefox was disable and stop supporting this add- on. CoolPreviews saved the user from wasting time o... More.

    reviewed on April 27, 2016

  • Kayosan

    by Kayosan

    "A big lost for web searchers"

    Biggest mistake of Firefox was disable and stop supporting this add- on. CoolPreviews saved the user from wasting time o... More.

    reviewed on April 27, 2016

  • peggyhamilton

    by peggyhamilton

    "UPDATE IT AND BRING IT BACK PLEASE!!"

    I sooooo wish this add-on would get upgraded to be compatible with current version of Firefox - can't even begin to tell... More.

    reviewed on April 2, 2016

  • marlenerepkolesuer

    by marlenerepkolesuer

    "Extremely usefull app...so disappointed it is no longer supported."

    It is the tool I use the most for browsing, period! I don't understand why it will no longer be supported. I've manage... More.

    reviewed on February 13, 2016

  • chcatpa

    by chcatpa

    "I MISS USING THIS, I REALLY RELIED ON THIS A LOT!"

    I miss it I keep forgetting I don't have it anymore Please bring it back!!. More.

    reviewed on February 10, 2016

  • karenroecoleman

    by karenroecoleman

    "Awesome application but bummed FireFox disabled it."

    Fabulous add-on and have not found one like it to replace since FireFox has decided to disable it for not being &quo... More.

    reviewed on December 18, 2015