Firefoxy
Firefoxy
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Firefoxy for Mac1.5.4

06 February 2006

Apply fancy widgets to Firefox.

What is Firefoxy for Mac

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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Sajdak70
Sajdak70
Jul 2 2007
1.5.4
5.0
Jul 2 2007
5.0
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…
Spacecat85
Spacecat85
Mar 24 2007
1.5.4
5.0
Mar 24 2007
5.0
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.
Amake
Amake
Dec 8 2006
1.5.4
0.0
Dec 8 2006
0.0
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.
Dadamac
Dadamac
Oct 24 2006
1.5.4
4.3
Oct 24 2006
4.3
Version: 1.5.4
works perfect on FF 2.0 too !
Glawrie
Glawrie
Jun 3 2006
1.5.4
5.0
Jun 3 2006
5.0
Version: 1.5.4
Have been using for several months. Works very well - does just what it says on tin. No fuss, no bother.
Guest
Guest
Nov 1 2005
1.4.9
5.0
Nov 1 2005
5.0
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/
Guest
Guest
Sep 23 2005
1.4.6
5.0
Sep 23 2005
5.0
Version: 1.4.6
How, or HOW -- can you get something like this for Safari???? Anyone, anyone???
Guest
Guest
Sep 10 2005
1.4.4
5.0
Sep 10 2005
5.0
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?
Guest
Guest
Aug 30 2005
1.4.4
5.0
Aug 30 2005
5.0
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.
Guest
Guest
Aug 29 2005
1.4.4
5.0
Aug 29 2005
5.0
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.
Guest
Guest
Jul 5 2005
1.4.2
0.0
Jul 5 2005
0.0
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.
Guest
Guest
Jul 4 2005
1.4.2
0.0
Jul 4 2005
0.0
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.
Guest
Guest
Jul 3 2005
1.4.1
5.0
Jul 3 2005
5.0
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.
Guest
Guest
Jul 1 2005
1.4
5.0
Jul 1 2005
5.0
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.
Guest
Guest
Jun 3 2005
1.3.8
5.0
Jun 3 2005
5.0
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.
Guest
Guest
Jun 2 2005
1.3.8
5.0
Jun 2 2005
5.0
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.
Guest
Guest
May 24 2005
1.3.7
5.0
May 24 2005
5.0
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! :-)
Guest
Guest
May 23 2005
1.3.7
5.0
May 23 2005
5.0
Version: 1.3.7
It's never done what it is supposed to for me - I gave up with it.
Guest
Guest
May 2 2005
1.3.6a
5.0
May 2 2005
5.0
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).
Guest
Guest
Apr 19 2005
1.3.6a
5.0
Apr 19 2005
5.0
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???
Guest
Guest
Apr 19 2005
1.3.6
0.0
Apr 19 2005
0.0
Version: 1.3.6
"That's not firefox!" x 2 :P
Guest
Guest
Apr 19 2005
1.3.6
5.0
Apr 19 2005
5.0
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
Guest
Guest
Apr 18 2005
1.3.5
5.0
Apr 18 2005
5.0
Version: 1.3.5
Had a problem with firefox 1.0.3. Didn`t recogniza which version I had. Update coming soon?
Guest
Guest
Mar 26 2005
1.3.4
5.0
Mar 26 2005
5.0
Version: 1.3.4
Anyone know if this is safe to use with FireFox 1.0.2?
Guest
Guest
Feb 27 2005
1.3.3
5.0
Feb 27 2005
5.0
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!
Guest
Guest
Feb 25 2005
1.3.3
5.0
Feb 25 2005
5.0
Version: 1.3.3
Mounts ok on my machine, 10.3.8.
Guest
Guest
Feb 25 2005
1.3.3
5.0
Feb 25 2005
5.0
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…
Guest
Guest
Feb 20 2005
1.3.2
5.0
Feb 20 2005
5.0
Version: 1.3.2
Sweet update. Now works with the "G4" builds. Good work! Thanks!!
Guest
Guest
Feb 20 2005
1.3.2
5.0
Feb 20 2005
5.0
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)
TwisterMc
TwisterMc
Feb 19 2005
1.3.2
5.0
Feb 19 2005
5.0
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.
Guest
Guest
Feb 19 2005
1.3.2
5.0
Feb 19 2005
5.0
Version: 1.3.2
Excellent little app. Great job and great price! Huzzah!
Guest
Guest
Feb 18 2005
1.3.1
5.0
Feb 18 2005
5.0
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.
Guest
Guest
Jan 24 2005
1.3
5.0
Jan 24 2005
5.0
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?
Guest
Guest
Jan 24 2005
1.3
5.0
Jan 24 2005
5.0
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.
Guest
Guest
Jan 12 2005
1.1
5.0
Jan 12 2005
5.0
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.
Guest
Guest
Jan 12 2005
1.1
5.0
Jan 12 2005
5.0
Version: 1.1
Nope, doesn't work me either either on the nightly builds. Shame.
Wtmcgee
Wtmcgee
Dec 13 2004
1.1
0.0
Dec 13 2004
0.0
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)
Guest
Guest
Dec 10 2004
1.1
5.0
Dec 10 2004
5.0
Version: 1.1
excellent. replaces those awful non-mac like widgets with aesthetically pleasing ones makes using firefox easier on the eyes.
TwisterMc
TwisterMc
Nov 18 2004
1.1
5.0
Nov 18 2004
5.0
Version: 1.1
This is awesome! So much easier than the manual way! Now if we could just get it to put in blue radio buttons on focus that'd be great! AWESOME WORK.
Guest
Guest
Nov 12 2004
1.1
5.0
Nov 12 2004
5.0
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.
Guest
Guest
Nov 12 2004
1.1
5.0
Nov 12 2004
5.0
Version: 1.1
This is a dandy utility!
Guest
Guest
Nov 8 2004
1.0.1
0.0
Nov 8 2004
0.0
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.
Guest
Guest
Oct 28 2004
1.0.1
5.0
Oct 28 2004
5.0
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!
Guest
Guest
Oct 5 2004
1.0.1
0.0
Oct 5 2004
0.0
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
Guest
Guest
Oct 4 2004
1.0.1
0.0
Oct 4 2004
0.0
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.
Guest
Guest
Oct 4 2004
1.0.1
5.0
Oct 4 2004
5.0
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.
Guest
Guest
Oct 4 2004
1.0.1
5.0
Oct 4 2004
5.0
Version: 1.0.1
I don't notice a difference, what should I be looking for here?
Guest
Guest
Oct 4 2004
1.0.1
5.0
Oct 4 2004
5.0
Version: 1.0.1
Thanks. :) A bit of error-checking to prevent accidental drag'n'drops would make me feel safer.
Guest
Guest
Oct 4 2004
1.0
5.0
Oct 4 2004
5.0
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.
Guest
Guest
Oct 4 2004
1.0
5.0
Oct 4 2004
5.0
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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