Tab Candy for Google Chrome – TooManyTabs

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Shocked? Even we are! From the day we got Tab Candy feature in Firefox 4 beta 4 we were exploring many media sites to check whether the same feature will be implemented in Chrome browser. But we came to know Google is not planning for something like that as of now!

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Tab Candy is a feature added in Firefox to help organize your browsing. With one keystroke Tab Candy shows an overview of all tabs to allow you to quickly locate and switch between them. Tab Candy also lets you group tabs to organize your work flow.

Tech LinkTab Candy – Firefox’s Next Big Innovation

Mozilla team took sometime in implementing this feature on Firefox 4. Finally on August 24, 2010 we got a much awaited tab candy feature on Firefox 4 beta 4. Something different, something new and it is one of a best innovation by Firefox.

What’s next? Over? Nope! We have been seeing all the latest browser builds Internet Explorer 9, Firefox 4, Opera are getting chromified. Firefox 4 always found resembling Chrome. But this time we got a extension which makes Google Chrome resembling Firefox icon razz Tab Candy for Google Chrome   TooManyTabs

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TooManyTabs is a Google Chrome extension which works similar to Tab Candy feature on Firefox. As compared to Tab Candy on Firefox, this extension wont show the opened tabs on new window rather it just pop-up a window displaying all the tabs. The display is similar to Tab candy on Firefox.

Features of TooManyTabs,

1. Long List

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This extension pop-up a window which displays all the currently opened tab on long list as show in the image. Right and left arrow keys are provided to access the tabs which crossed the limit of pop-up window size.

2. Sorting

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User can sort the list by A-Z alphabetic order, by Web Address or by creation time.

3. Import / Export

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As you can create group on Firefox’s Tab Candy you can import and export the tabs list by copying the text provided by extension.

Tech Note: you can avail this feature on other system only by installing same extension.

4. Close any tab

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A small arrow will be displayed next to each tab which can be used to pop out that tab from list, indirectly closes the tab in the browser as well.

5. Suspended Tabs

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Here the idle tabs will be displayed to reduce the overflow of tabs in the list. Doing this the memory will be released.

6. Recently Closed

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As similar to the chrome’s feature of recently closed tabs even this extension will list the links which are recently closed. One advantage is, you can open the closed tab directly. No need to open a new tab on chrome to access the recently closed tabs.

These are some of the great features found on Chrome’s TooManyTabs extension. Hope you will be up to grab this extension. Link provided below,

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Downloaded and Installed? Like this extension? Share you experience with this Tab Candy like extension for Chrome icon smile Tab Candy for Google Chrome   TooManyTabs

Vinay Gowda

Working in IT industry from past couple of years. An Android app developer. Mad about keeping me updated about latest tech news.

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31 Responses

  1. Looks good. Really needed this one. Tried Tab Manager. It doesn't help much. Hope this would make work much easier on chrome :P

  2. Tab candy is another good feature added to firefox 4.I am using this feature from last couple of days.

    • Vinay Gowda says:

      That's great! Did you like this extension for chrome which acts like a Tab Candy for FF?

      Try and share your thoughts with us :) Thanks for the comment :)

  3. Techfudge says:

    Well there has been a lot of discussion about chrome on tech18 in past few days!..
    Looks like someone is a big fan of chrome..;)

  4. Usi says:

    OH my God this is really awesome feature, I use firefox from start, and always love its new features, Chorome is even good, but mine best choice is always Firefox, and really thanks for this share, I am going to give a try.

  5. Sathish @ TechieMani says:

    Looks real good. I haven't tried any of these add-ons. Will give it a try for sure.

  6. Thanks for sharing such a good post. I would like to know some more information. I will keep follow your post. Good Job.

  7. TechChunks says:

    Its great to see Tab Candy coming to Chrome too… after Firefox :)

    • Vinay Gowda says:

      Yeah this time it's "after FF" :P Did you try it buddy? If yes then would like to know your experience about this extension. :)

  8. Latest9 says:

    this will be wonderful feature to organize your work and enrich your browsing experience.

  9. Osteopathic Foundati says:

    OMG!!! That is such an useful and informative piece of information you have shared with us here, i wasn't aware of this before. Thanks for the round-up!!!

  10. fazal says:

    Nice addon, Will be installing it on my chrome … Thanx

  11. Tanmay says:

    I do not use chrome too much. I love Firefox. BTW Chrome is copying all Firefox features.

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