What are the most useful browser extensions that nobody’s heard of?

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  • Appwrite

    Appwrite - The open-source backend cloud platform. The open-source backend cloud platform for developing Web, Mobile, and Flutter applications. You can set up your backend faster with real-time APIs for authentication, databases, file storage, cloud functions, and much more!

  • panorama-tab-groups

    An add-on for Firefox that implements the old Tab Groups/Panorama functionality

  • add-subtitles

    Firefox extension that let you add subtitles to any <video> element

    Add subtitles - add subtitles to any element

  • soundfixer

    A WebExtension that lets you fix sound problems in e.g. YouTube videos

    Sound fixer - useful for these video with only one audio channel

  • SmartTubeNext

    SmartTube - an advanced player for set-top boxes and tv running Android OS

    And if you have an Android TV, the app SmartTubeNext is a YouTube replacement with adblock and sponsorblock built in.

  • redditadremover

    Firefox extension 'Reddit Ad Remover'

    If you're browsing reddit on a PC, my browser extension ;) (Firefox / Chrome / github)

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  • cli

    Official Command Line Interface for the IPinfo API (IP geolocation and other types of IP data) (by ipinfo)

    Apple uses the latest industry data to detect VPNs, Tor, proxies, and known compromised hosts, and data centers (vs residential IPs). You can see if your VPN is undetected but I'm positive it's not. https://ipinfo.io/ run the IP address and scroll down to 'privacy:Object,'

  • ublock-hide-yt-shorts

    uBlock Origin filter list to hide YouTube Shorts

    use this

  • Pi-hole

    A black hole for Internet advertisements

    I run what's called a Pi Hole. - https://pi-hole.net/ - my entire network traffic gets routed through this. It's a way to automatically block ads on everything in your network.

  • season-pass-extension

  • FastForward

    Don't waste your time with compliance. FastForward automatically skips annoying link shorteners.

    Fastforward, skips thoose "wait for x seconds" pages

  • darkreader

    Dark Reader Chrome and Firefox extension

  • pivpn

    The Simplest VPN installer, designed for Raspberry Pi

    Github - https://github.com/pivpn/pivpn

  • wireguard-windows

    Download WireGuard for Windows at https://www.wireguard.com/install . This repo is a mirror only. Official repository is at https://git.zx2c4.com/wireguard-windows

    Now download Wireguard -https://www.wireguard.com/install/ for the computer to want to use to vpn into your network.

  • Iconify

    Upgrade your designs with our browser extension! Download premium SVG icons and stickers from Flaticon, Icons8, and Iconscout hassle-free. No more costly subscriptions. (by kyutefox)

  • InfluxDB

    Collect and Analyze Billions of Data Points in Real Time. Manage all types of time series data in a single, purpose-built database. Run at any scale in any environment in the cloud, on-premises, or at the edge.

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