Alternatives to BarTab Heavy for all platforms with any license

  • The Great Suspender icon

    The Great Suspender

    The Great Suspender is a lightweight chrome extension to help reduce chrome's memory footprint for users that like to have too many tabs open at the same time. This extension will automagically unload each tab while retaining its...

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux Chrome

  • UnloadTab icon

    UnloadTab

    An essential add-on for power users that have many tabs open. Curb your resource usage by unloading tabs that you haven't visited for a while. An unloaded tab is restored back to its original state when you need it again. ...

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux

    • Discontinued The last update was on February 11th, 2014.
  • FooTab icon

    FooTab

    This Chrome/Iron extension is inspired by the excellent Firefox extension - BarTab, although it's much less sophisticated and powerful. It works for 10 secs on Chrome/Iron start, blocking tabs that are not active from any web...

    Free Mac Windows Linux Chrome

  • Dormancy icon

    Dormancy

    Dormancy 'retires' tabs that have gone unused for a while, freeing up that memory. It then restores the tabs to life when accessed. EXPERIMENTAL. MAY EAT YOUR SESSION OR DO OTHER BAD THINGS.

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux Firefox

    • Discontinued The last update was on June 17th, 2012.
  • Suspend Tab icon

    Suspend Tab

    This addon suspends background tabs to save the memory. Other similar addons overwrites tab state or close the original tab after duplication, so they can break other tab related addons like Tree Style Tab (...

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux Firefox

  • BarTab icon

    BarTab

    So you keep open tabs like libraries keep books... Aren't you afraid Firefox will consume all your memory? Don't you fear browser restarts because it takes so long to reload all your tabs?

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux Firefox

    • Discontinued Last update was on May 24th, 2010.

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