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    Firemin Alternatives

    Firemin is described as 'small utility to reduce the amount of memory Firefox or other browsers use. Although Firefox memory usage improved a little over the last few years, it still uses a lot of memory; a little more than we feel comfortable with' and is an app. There are five alternatives to Firemin for a variety of platforms, including Mac, Windows, Linux, Firefox and Google Chrome. The best alternative is UnloadTab, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like Firemin are Dormancy, Tiny Suspender, Total Suspender and FooTab.

    This page was last updated Mar 8, 2022
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    • FreeOpen Source
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    Firemin is a small utility to reduce the amount of memory Firefox or other browsers use. Although Firefox memory usage...
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      • FreeOpen Source
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      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.

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      Dormancy 'retires' tabs that have gone unused for a while, freeing up that memory. It then restores the tabs to life when accessed.

      Discontinued

      The last update was on June 17th, 2012.

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    1. Unload / suspend / hibernate idle tabs to reduce memory and cpu usage.
    2. Firefox extension to suspend tab processes.
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      • FreeProprietary
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      This Chrome/Iron extension is inspired by the excellent Firefox extension - BarTab, although it's much less sophisticated and powerful.
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