Mouse Gestures

Mouse Gestures

Browse with mouse gestures.

What is Mouse Gestures?
Mouse Gestures is a Firefox add-on that allows you to browse the internet with ease. With this extension, you can navigate between pages, open new tabs, close tabs, reload pages, and more using simple mouse gestures. Improve your browsing speed and productivity with Mouse Gestures.
By: Bill
Users: 162 ▼ -1
Rating: 5.00 (3)
Version: 1.2 (Last updated: 2024-02-14)
Creation date: 2021-01-12
Weekly download count: 14
Firefox on Android: No
Risk impact: Moderate risk impact
Risk likelihood: Moderate risk likelihood
Manifest version: 2
Size: 9.69K
Stats date:

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If you are using Linux or macOS: open about:config and set ui.context_menus.after_mouseup to true. Otherwise, the context menu will show up before the extension can detect the gesture.

To make a gesture, hold the right mouse button, move the mouse and release the button.


  • Down: open a new tab
  • Down → Right: close the tab
  • Down → Up: duplicate the tab
  • Left: go to previous page
  • Right: go to next page
  • Up → Down: reload the page
  • Up: stop page loading
The extension doesn't work on restricted pages like
User reviews
Installed this because Foxy Gestures stopped working for some reason, this extension just works. Wish it would draw a line when you make the gesture, but it's ok as it is.
by VicThor, 2023-10-18
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Risk impact

Mouse Gestures may not be safe to use and it requires some risky permissions. Exercise caution when installing this add-on. Review carefully before installing.

Risk likelihood

Mouse Gestures is probably trust-worthy. Prefer other publishers if available. Exercise caution when installing this add-on.

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