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06-21-2011 05:32 PM

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Al

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Firefox 5 is disabling the iGetter extension. Is there an update coming?

06-22-2011 06:52 AM

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iGetter Support

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Hello Al,
Firefox v5 release notes list one added feature for CSS animations and several improvements and fixes. This sounds like a minor update after v4.0.1, but in fact Mozilla team now require that with each new "major" update all binary add-ons should be recompiled. This is not a big problem if we only supported Firefox v5, but now we have to develop an add-on that supports all Firefox versions since v3.

Currently, we're working on Safari 5.1 support. However, until we release a new version that supports Firefox v5, you can just install the FlashGot add-on (https://addons.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/addon/220/). With this add-on you will be able to choose iGetter on the Firefox save dialog as well as use several contextual menu commands that work with iGetter. The corresponding commands are:
"Download with iGetter" -> "FlashGot Link"
"Download all with iGetter" -> "FlashGot All"
"Download selection with iGetter" -> "FlashGot Selection"

Look at this thread if for some reason FlashGot doesn't work properly: http://www.igetter.net/forums/showthread.php3?threadid=1318

Regards,
iGetter Support

06-27-2011 06:27 AM

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Dan Warne

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Firefox 5

Surely if Firefox 5 is an extremely minor update, you could easily update the plug-in and provide it to users?

That would be one piece of work for Presenta to do rather than requiring every single user who gets auto-updated to Firefox 5 to configure Flashgot.

I agree that Mozilla's change in strategy is quite annoying from a plugin compatibility perspective, but I doubt they're going to change it now, so developers are going to have to get used to updating extensions frequently...

07-09-2011 04:56 AM

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Axio

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Firefox 6.0 beta is released

so please igetter team, we need a permanent solution for the firefox add-on.

i don't like to use flashgot because igetter add-on is better.

thanks

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