Easily switch between multiple proxies via toolbar popup
What is Proxy Switcher?
'Proxy Switcher' is a Firefox add-on offering easy navigation between multiple proxies via a toolbar popup UI. It supports PAC proxy and offers white-listing domains. The badge icon color changes as per the chosen category, and a notification popup appears once the proxy is set. Users can also easily report bugs.
Proxy Switcher is an addon that help you easily switch proxies from toolbar popup UI.
Simply open toolbar popup and click on a desired category. There are five categories available to choose from. Moreover, badge icon color changes according to the chosen category. Once the proxy is set, a notification popup shows you the current state.
This addon supports PAC proxy as well. Moreover you can white-list any domain or website through toolbar popup UI. In order to white-list a domain, please add the desired domain to the bypass area in toolbar popup. For example, to white-list - www.foobar.com - please add - *foobar.com - to the filed. Please note that all the entries should be comma separated. Once you filled the bypass area, please mark the related checkbox as well (the checkbox next to the Bypass category).
In order to set PAC proxy, please add a PAC url to the designated area (PATH input area). Please note that a PAC path should have a certain format. For example if your PAC file is located in - C:// - folder (on windows machine), please write - file:///C:/pac.data - in the PATH area. If you do not know how to write a PAC file, please read this (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Proxy_auto-config) Wikipedia page. Once you made a correct PAC file, please add it to the PATH field.
To report bugs, please fill the bug report form in the addon's homepage.
User reviews summary
- Easy to use
- Contains all the necessary options for normal usage
- Light on resources
- Inconsistent working across different systems
- Does not work with PAC correctly
- Icon does not match the selected mode on browser start
- Proxy switching
- Proxy settings
- Icon issues
Proxy Switcher is relatively safe to use as it requires very minimum permissions.
Proxy Switcher has earned a fairly good reputation and likely can be trusted.