10 useful Firefox-based apps

Mozilla's underlying Web browser technology also runs non-browser applications

By Howard Wen, Network World |  Software, Firefox, slideshow

Web browsers built upon the same technologies that power Firefox are fairly common. (Flock, which integrates its user interface with social-networking sites, is one of the better known examples.) But there are also dozens of applications that rely on at least some aspects of the Mozilla platform.

Here are 10 useful desktop programs that run on the open-source Web browser's native technology. All of these applications are free for you to download and use -- and only one is a Web browser.

See also:
Greasemonkey replacements for Firefox add-ons
Migrating favorites in IE, Firefox, and Chrome
Dress Up Firefox with Personas
Add Words to Firefox's Spell-Check Dictionary

Republished with permission from Network World (view original version)

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