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LinkThing is a Safari extension which enhances your control over how links on Web pages are opened.


  • Have Safari open links in new tabs by default (when you just click them normally). You can apply this setting globally or per-site, and you can apply it to offsite links and onsite links independently.
  • Optionally open links in new tabs by right-clicking them. (You can still get the link's context menu by Control-clicking it.)
  • Choose where to position new tabs when Command-clicking links.
  • Instantly add links to your Instapaper account by using a context more...

What's New

Version 2.3.4:
  • When you mouse over a link, LinkThing now waits a fraction of a second before displaying the URL revealer. So if you mouse in and out of a link quickly, the revealer will not flash.


  • OS X 10.6 or later
  • Safari 5.1 or later

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Current Version (2.x)


Downloads 5,763
Version Downloads 301
License Free
Date 30 Oct 2013
Platform OS X / Intel 32
Price Free
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