Firefoxy
Firefoxy
1.5.4

4.7

Firefoxy free download for Mac

Firefoxy1.5.4

06 February 2006

Apply fancy widgets to Firefox.

Overview

Firefoxy is an app that applies Philippe Wittenberg's fancy Firefox widgets via drag-and-drop. Just drag Firefox onto Firefoxy, and it will do its thing. Drag it on a second time to revert to the default widgets. Or just open the app and it will prompt you to locate Firefox.

What this app does: This app places a couple files inside the Firefox application that tell Firefox how to draw the widgets that you find on websites. These include text buttons ("Submit," "Cancel," etc.), text input fields, radio buttons, checkboxes, pull-down lists, etc. After using Firefoxy, your widgets should look like those in the image below.

What's new in Firefoxy

Version 1.5.4:
  • Fixed broken select menu highlight
  • Croatian localization (thanks, Goran S.!)

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How would you rate Firefoxy app?

49 Reviews of Firefoxy

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Anonymous
04 October 2004
Version: 1.0

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Awesome. This hack isn't too hard to apply without the app, but the app makes it that much more convenient. Thanks!
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Sajdak70
02 July 2007
Version: 1.5.4
Excellent! What about future versions of Firefoxy? Is there any plan for developing? I'd like to see any newer version…
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Spacecat85
24 March 2007
Version: 1.5.4
This also works well with Flock in addition to the official version of Firefox (just choose 1.5). It's amazing what a different psychological effect some more modern widgets have compared to the old Windows 95-style Mozilla ones.
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Amake
08 December 2006
Version: 1.5.4
For those of you who may be wondering, Firefoxy 1.5.4 works fine with FF2. Simply choose "1.5" when prompted.
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4.25
Dadamac
24 October 2006
Version: 1.5.4
works perfect on FF 2.0 too !
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Glawrie
03 June 2006
Version: 1.5.4
Have been using for several months. Works very well - does just what it says on tin. No fuss, no bother.
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Anonymous
01 November 2005
Version: 1.4.9
ShapeShifter will do Safari and everything else. http://www.macupdate.com/info.php/id/13335 Good examples here: http://www.resexcellence.com/themes/
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Anonymous
23 September 2005
Version: 1.4.6
How, or HOW -- can you get something like this for Safari???? Anyone, anyone???
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Anonymous
10 September 2005
Version: 1.4.4
Firefox 1.5b1 installs as 1.4. Firefoxy asks whether to use 1.0 or 1.1. Not entirely satisfactory results with either. 1.5b1 update?
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Anonymous
30 August 2005
Version: 1.4.4
I hadn't updated Firefoxy since March. The widgets in v 1.4.4 look great! Makes a big difference for those of us who like Firefox but hate that Windoze look.
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Anonymous
29 August 2005
Version: 1.4.4
Is it just me or are form fields a little wacky in this release? See also http://www.supload.com/free/DeerParkScreenSnapz001.jpg/view/ I don't think the form fields were misaligned like this with previous Firefoxy releases.
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Roberto Mateu
05 July 2005
Version: 1.4.2
For me this is a must have for FireFox. All versions have worked great, and it gets rid of the ugly windoze buttons. Big thanks to the developer.
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Jack Howell
04 July 2005
Version: 1.4.2
I have Firefox 1.0.4 and Tiger. I just downloaded Firefoxy and see no difference. What a waste of time.
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Anonymous
03 July 2005
Version: 1.4.1
Okay, this one wrecked my same 7/1 build, form elements are invisible and buttons have become text links. Not quite so happy with it this time.
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Anonymous
01 July 2005
Version: 1.4
Works A-OK with a build I created today, 7/1. This goes a long way towards making Firefox more Mac-like.
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Anonymous
03 June 2005
Version: 1.3.8
I just tried Firefoxy for the first time. I have Firefox 1.0.4 and OS 10.2.8. It doesn't appear to do anything at all.
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Anonymous
02 June 2005
Version: 1.3.8
The radio button bug has been somewhat fixed in that they at least show up now. But now they are cut off on the right side, so it looks like a half moon sort of button.
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Anonymous
24 May 2005
Version: 1.3.7
Firefoxy works great for me on Firefox 1.0.4 . I started using Firefoxy a few versions ago. I like what it does. It hasn't given me any problems. Thanks to the author! :-)
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Anonymous
23 May 2005
Version: 1.3.7
It's never done what it is supposed to for me - I gave up with it.
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Anonymous
02 May 2005
Version: 1.3.6a
help. Side scrolling bar disapeared! It doesn't come back when I "un-fancify" my widgets... Anybody can help? I don't want to reinstall Firefox again (just did, because 1.0.3 was so buggy all of a sudden).
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Anonymous
19 April 2005
Version: 1.3.6a
Where is version 1.3.6/1.3.6a? Click the download link and only version 1.3.5 is available???
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UmarOMC
19 April 2005
Version: 1.3.6
"That's not firefox!" x 2 :P
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Anonymous
19 April 2005
Version: 1.3.6
Doesn't recognize 1.0.3. You select Firefox and get teh response "That's not firefox!" and then it does nothing. Don't DL it if you're using 1.0.3
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Anonymous
18 April 2005
Version: 1.3.5
Had a problem with firefox 1.0.3. Didn`t recogniza which version I had. Update coming soon?
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Anonymous
26 March 2005
Version: 1.3.4
Anyone know if this is safe to use with FireFox 1.0.2?
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Anonymous
27 February 2005
Version: 1.3.3
Mouse down on a radio button shows a weird square graphic (disappears on mouse up). Otherwise nice piece of work. Thanks! Huzzah!
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Anonymous
25 February 2005
Version: 1.3.3
Mounts ok on my machine, 10.3.8.
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Anonymous
25 February 2005
Version: 1.3.3
The Firefoxy1.3.3 dmg won't mount on my machine (10.3.8). The dialogue box explains the codec is out of date…
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Anonymous
20 February 2005
Version: 1.3.2
Sweet update. Now works with the "G4" builds. Good work! Thanks!!
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Anonymous
20 February 2005
Version: 1.3.2
I'd REALLY like it if you could add the system spellcheck to Firefox. if anyone has a way to do that, I'd love to hear it (seriously)
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TwisterMc
19 February 2005
Version: 1.3.2
This is cool, but there are issues with radio buttons on some sites as they don't show. That's not cool. However, I'm glad you got the checkbox/radio button highlight to go away.
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Anonymous
19 February 2005
Version: 1.3.2
Excellent little app. Great job and great price! Huzzah!
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Anonymous
18 February 2005
Version: 1.3.1
Cool looking buttons and drop-down menu replacement widget. The only problem is on some sites like Yahoo and Fidelity if there is a symbol on a drop down menu it will duplicate endlessly on the menu making it ugly... sure needs to be looked into by the dev.
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Anonymous
24 January 2005
Version: 1.3
Cool! Much beter looking buttons etc., but the circle shaped selection boxes get an ugly sqare when I click those on a page. Instead of geting a black dot inside it that is. I if i cklick beside the button after selecting it (cklicking outside it so to speak) it lookas as it should. Why is that?
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Anonymous
24 January 2005
Version: 1.3
My previous post is obviously incorrect. I will continue to update Firefoxy as long as widgets of the format Mr. Gerich uses are available.
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Anonymous
12 January 2005
Version: 1.1
Unfortunately, post-1.0 versions of Firefox ignore one of the key files placed by Firefoxy. The only way to install widgets now involves editing files and whatnot, and that is beyond the intended scope of this app. I recommend the Aqua Firefox Set instead of Firefoxy for those of you using versions newer than 1.0.
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Anonymous
12 January 2005
Version: 1.1
Nope, doesn't work me either either on the nightly builds. Shame.
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Wtmcgee
13 December 2004
Version: 1.1
Am I the only one that seems to be having trouble with the latest nightlies? Firefoxy doesn't seem to apply the new widgets to the Firefox nightly builds (post 1.0)
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Anonymous
10 December 2004
Version: 1.1
excellent. replaces those awful non-mac like widgets with aesthetically pleasing ones makes using firefox easier on the eyes.
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Anonymous
12 November 2004
Version: 1.1
I love the addition of the sexy widgets, but on many form pages, the radio buttons and check boxes don't show up properly when they are unchecked. This can cause major frustration when you are filling out forms and have to GUESS where the checkboxes are to activate them. For me, this caveat is too risky when filling out important forms (for example airline reservations, secure/bank info, etc). I had to revert to the ugly stock widgets. I hope to see improvements in Firefoxy soon.
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Anonymous
12 November 2004
Version: 1.1
This is a dandy utility!
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stickman67
08 November 2004
Version: 1.0.1
This worked for me quickly and as advertised. It's a simple thing that makes what seems to be quite subtle changes until you actually realise how "clunky" the original widgets were. Firefox is a great browser. This makes it just that little bit better.
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4.5
Anonymous
28 October 2004
Version: 1.0.1
now this is cool! can´t be more easy than drag´n´drop. and now i really know what was subliminally bothering me when using firefox: those widgets are really ugly. i didn´t notice before. now everything is just ... better looking. thanks!
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Ivan Raszl
05 October 2004
Version: 1.0.1
It works well and it's a nice little help. I agree that instructions wouldn't be a bad idea, since the whole purpose of this app is to simplify the installation. So, why expect that someone will search for instructions on a technical web page. I put up a post about how to use it on my blog: http://iraszl.brinkster.net/creativebits/2004/10/make-your-firefox-sexy.html
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amake
04 October 2004
Version: 1.0.1
Oh calm down, people. Nothing happens if you drag the wrong item onto Firefoxy. It CANNOT hose your Firefox installation. And the code is available on the product info page; what more do you want? If you had actually looked at the code you'd see that nothing bad can happen.
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Anonymous
04 October 2004
Version: 1.0.1
This app is DANGEROUS! To put an app like this on a general-user site like MU without even a ReadMe is criminal, IMO. There's no explanation as to what files to install, where they go, and how to avoid mistakes. Done wrong, you can easily hose your FF installation. For the real scoop on what this does, and how to do it safely yourself, please visit http://kmgerich.com/archive/000072.html I'm sure the author of this meant to help everyone by automating the install, but without documentation or error checking, this app should be pulled.
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Anonymous
04 October 2004
Version: 1.0.1
I don't notice a difference, what should I be looking for here?
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Anonymous
04 October 2004
Version: 1.0.1
Thanks. :) A bit of error-checking to prevent accidental drag'n'drops would make me feel safer.
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Anonymous
04 October 2004
Version: 1.0
Same thoughts as John - the changes are easy to apply already but this is more convenient for people who use nightly builds and don't want to do it manually every day.
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Anonymous
04 October 2004
Version: 1.0
Awesome. This hack isn't too hard to apply without the app, but the app makes it that much more convenient. Thanks!
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