Auto Unload Tab Alternatives

    Auto Unload Tab is described as 'If you one of those persons who like to have much open tabs in Firefox browser, then you know how many PC resources that consumes. The solution is simple - unload unused tabs after some period of inactivity (user sets the time)' and is an app in the Web Browsers category. There are more than 10 alternatives to Auto Unload Tab for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Firefox, Mac, Linux and Self-Hosted solutions. The best alternative is Tabs Outliner, which is free. Other great apps like Auto Unload Tab are Tab Mix Plus (Free, Open Source), Duplicate Tabs Closer (Free, Open Source), Firemin (Free, Open Source) and Open Tabs Next to Current (Free).

    This page was last updated Dec 7, 2021

    1. Next Generation Session, Windows, Tabs Manager and a TooManyTabs Solution That Really Works.
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    2. Tab Mix Plus enhances Firefox's tab browsing capabilities. It includes such features as duplicating tabs, controlling tab focus, tab clicking options, undo closed tabs and windows, plus much more.
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    3. Detects and automatically closes duplicate tabs.
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    4. Firemin will force Firefox to use less memory. It is safe to use, spyware free and completely free. Firemin Installs instantly.
    5. Always open new tabs to the right of the current one(which is not the same as setting browser.tabs.insertRelatedAfterCurrent to true).
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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux
      • Waterfox
      • Pale Moon
      • Firefox
      Open Bookmarks/History/Homepage/URL/Search in new tabs, and more utilities for tabbed browsing, including open tab next, focus related/last visited tab, protect/lock/faviconize/pin tab, multiple tab handler, tab clicking options, etc. Features include:

      Discontinued

      The extension is no longer developed since 2014 and doesn't work on Firefox 57. The extension still works on XUL-based Firefox forks like Waterfox and Pale Moon

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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux
      • Firefox
      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.

      Discontinued

      The last update was on February 11th, 2014.

      • FreeOpen Source
      • Online
      • Self-Hosted
      The ApPHP Tabs is a simple PHP script that generates multilevel menu control which consists of nice-looking tabs.
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      • FreeProprietary
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux
      • Google Chrome
      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 requests.
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    6. Displays how many tabs are open. The count includes tabs from all windows. Also indicates how many tabs actually have content loaded in them – for example, after restarting Firefox.
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