Speed Tweaks

Speed Tweaks

Speed up your browser with 7 tweaks via toolbar popup.

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What is Speed Tweaks?

'Speed Tweaks' is a Firefox add-on aimed at markedly improving your browser's speed. The extension offers seven different tweaks, each designed to optimize your browsing experience. These tweaks range from blocking common ads and prefetching DNS, to loading mobile version of sites and discarding all inactive tabs from memory. 'Speed Tweaks' offers you a choice to selectively enable these tweaks as per your browsing requirements, thereby ensuring optimal performance.

Stats date:
By: Benthum
Users: 1,029 ▼ -7
Rating: 3.56 (32)
Version: 0.1.3 (Last updated: 2020-09-13)
Creation date: 2017-12-24
Weekly download count: 51
Firefox on Android: Yes
Manifest version: 2
  • storage
  • privacy
  • *://*/*
  • webRequest
  • browsingData
  • notifications
  • webRequestBlocking
Size: 53.02K
Email: Click to see
URLs: Website
Risk impact: High risk impact
Risk likelihood: Low risk likelihood

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Speed Tweaks
Speed Tweaks (v0.1.5)
4.24 (21) 6,726
Not available on Edge

Speed Tweaks is an addon that help you speed-up your browser by using seven different tweaks. Simply open toolbar popup UI and mark a desired item (or click on the desired tweak for action buttons). Please note that, none of these tweaks are selected by default.

Currently there are 7 tweaks available for this addon:

  1. Blocking most common ads.
  2. DNS Prefetching.
  3. Blocking images from loading.
  4. Speed up rendering on page scroll.
  5. Loading mobile version of sites.
  6. Discarding all inactive tabs from memory.
  7. Clearing the browser's cache.

Note #1: depending on your browser version and platform, this addon might behave differently.

Note #2: in order to report bugs, please fill the bug report form in the addon's homepage.

User reviews
User reviews summary
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  • slightly faster
  • working well
  • small drop-down panel
  • high CPU consumption
  • changes appearance of email account to mobile
Most mentioned
  • high CPU consumption
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Risk impact

Speed Tweaks is risky to use as it requires a number of sensitive permissions that can potentially harm your browser and steal your data. Exercise caution when installing this add-on. Review carefully before installing. We recommend that you only install Speed Tweaks if you trust the publisher.

Risk likelihood

Speed Tweaks has earned a fairly good reputation and likely can be trusted.

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