Wednesday, August 23, 2006

Firefox extension CustomizeGoogle surpasses 5 million downloads

According to Mozilla.org, the Firefox extension CustomizeGoogle has now been downloaded more than 5 million times since its introduction in july 2005. Translators from all over the world has made CustomizeGoogle available in 34 languages.

One of the most popular features of CustomizeGoogle is the ability to remove ads from the Google search results. CustomizeGoogle also makes searching easier and blocks out spam from the Google search results. It also address some of the privacy concerns that some people have with Google.

Some of the features are presented in the short introduction video.

This graph shows some user statistics. It is based on analyzing the downloads from CustomizeGoogle.com.



CustomizeGoogle is Free Software, released under the GPL license.

7 Comments:

Blogger medvegonok said...

The visualization of the current trend - http://www.milliondollarhosting.net/upload/30735_footer.jpg (Firefox Eats IE)

4:20 PM  
Blogger Linguist said...

I cam not able to get the download to start under latest version of firefox
any help?

2:01 AM  
Blogger neil said...

are there any plans to fix the bug that disrupts editing of the personalized google homepage?

http://www.google.com/support/bin/answer.py?answer=39876&topic=9004

9:31 PM  
Blogger bocknobby said...

". . . since it's introduction . . ." should be ". . . since its introduction . . ."

7:01 PM  
Blogger medvegonok said...

There is an entire collection of Firefox vs. IE images here - Firefox vs. IE images

4:16 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Does anyone know where to find the most current download statistics for customizegoogle?

5:35 PM  
Blogger CustomizeGoogle said...

From Mozilla: 5,568,331. It's only available for the developers.

7:20 AM  

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