Alternatives to The Great Discarder for all platforms with Open Source License

  • Firemin

    Firemin will force Firefox to use less memory. It is safe to use, spyware free and completely free. Firemin Installs instantly. Mozilla claims to have improved the...

    Free Open Source Windows Firefox

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  • 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...

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

    Free Open Source Mac Windows Linux

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  • 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...

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

    Free Open Source Mac Windows Linux Firefox

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  • 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...

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

    Free Open Source Mac Windows Linux Firefox

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  • Total Suspender

    # Features - Only minimal user-permissions are required (storage to save configuration and tabs) - Whitelisting and blacklisting features. You can enter URLs or...

    Free Open Source Mac Windows Linux Firefox

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