How to install Chrome extensions on Firefox browser

We all know the importance of browser extensions. As the name implies, it extends the normal functionalities of a browser and adds an auxiliary set of features. Both Mozilla Firefox, as well as Google Chrome browsers, have a good set of extensions and add-ons to offer in their respective stores. But did you know that you can Chrome extensions on Firefox browser itself?

Install Chrome extensions on Firefox

Chrome extensions have a file type .crx and on the other hand, Firefox add-ons are of type .xpi. Hence, to use the Chrome extensions on Firefox in a working condition, you’d need to convert .crx file to .xpi file and then sign it digitally using Firefox standards. We have just the right tool for you to get this done automatically. Below are the steps you need to go through for being able to install Chrome extensions on Firefox:

1. Open your Firefox browser and then add the Chrome Store Foxified add-on present on the Mozilla website. You will need it to access Chrome extensions and bring them on Firefox platform.

How to install Chrome extensions on Firefox browser

2. Up next, open up the Chrome Web Store in Firefox browser and look for the extension you want to add.

3. On the extension page, Click on Add To Firefox button on the top right. This will open up a pop-up window. Your chosen extension will be fetched from Chrome Web Store and converted into Firefox Format(.xpi).

How to install Chrome extensions on Firefox browser

4. Once the conversion is completed, you’ll be provided with a number of options to install or save the add-on file. The standard procedure is to first digitally sign the add-on (converted from Chrome extension) through (AMO) and then install it on your browser. You can even choose to install it temporarily or to save the unsigned add-on to a file. You can also download and save the Chrome extension file as well.

How to install Chrome extensions on Firefox browser

5. Moving forward with the standard procedure, click on Sign Addon then Install to let Firefox process the addon file. At this stage, it will be checked if you are logged in to your AMO account. If not, you need to register and create one. You will not be able to move forward without an AMO account.

6. Once your AMO account is signed in and connected, the addon file will be uploaded to AMO for signing. Sometimes the signing procedure may fail, depending on the server latency time or a token expiration time limit. You can retry in such cases.

How to install Chrome extensions on Firefox browser

7. Once all processes are completed, you can install the signed add on your Firefox browser.

How to install Chrome extensions on Firefox browser

8. Within moments, your add-on will be installed, and you can use it natively on your Firefox browser.

install Chrome extensions on Firefox

Sometimes a validation error is thrown while signing the addon. There will be a stream of tests for which the addon should pass in order to get properly signed.  In such cases, you need to check for errors in the report link provided there. You can see the detailed reason for failure in there.

How to install Chrome extensions on Firefox browser

That’d be all, folks! Try out this trick if you are much of Firefox guy!

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  1. Mick

    Most of them still don’t really work in FF, apart from being able to install them.

  2. The Windows Club has been my favorite website for years because of articles like this.

  3. SeppWinkler

    Using FF extensions in Chrome could be more useful, because FF have more functional “real” extensions that really extend functions of FF. Extensions in Chrome are very, very limited.

  4. genetics73

    It’s stupid – why does one need yet another account? So annoying.

  5. Saint.e

    I agree with you. FF extensions for Chrome means a better Chrome!

  6. Darshan

    Thanks James..we look forward to keep contributing 🙂

  7. I need to transport FireFTP, or any other Firefox Addon over to a Google Chrome Extention. Is it possible?

  8. Adam Dyer Elshorbagy

    Sir this is doesn`t work at all ?

  9. rsmik

    foxified installed just fine, the addon I wanted installed just fine, but there is no way to use it Firefox.

  10. Some random dude


  11. ??????????

    not work anymore

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