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Classic Theme Restorer 1.5.7

Restore the classic look in Firefox 29 and later

by Nick Peers

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License: Freeware
Operating Systems: Linux, Mac OS X, Windows 7 (32 bit), Windows 7 (64 bit), Windows 8, Windows Vista (32 bit), Windows Vista (64 bit), Windows XP
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Firefox 29 or later

Languages: English
Software Cost: Free
Date Updated: 26 September 2016
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Developer: Aris
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Classic Theme Restorer
Ditch Australis completely or simply fine-tune it to your tastes.

When Mozilla unveiled its new Australis user interface in Firefox 29, it met with the usual Marmite response – some loved it, more hated it, and some even went as far as to claim they’ll stop using Firefox because of it.

We love the new look, but if you don’t agree – or you’d like to be able to tweak small parts of the UI – then you need this add-on. Its rather clunky name in full - Classic Theme Restore (Customized Australis) - covers all bases. You can use it to remove all traces of the Australis or simply tweak certain aspects of it.

Once installed, the add-on will immediately restore your browser to the pre-Australis look, which includes the Firefox button if you’re running Windows (although it does leave the new hamburger menu alone).

If that’s a step too far, open Firefox’s Options menu and select Classic Theme Restorer. You’ll see a host of options spread out over four tabs – use the Main tab to customise the tab look as well as the Firefox button on Windows machines. You’ll also get a number of general user-interface options here.

Custom colors allows you to change the colour scheme for tabs – both active/hover/default and unread/new. The two Special tabs offer additional options that go beyond simply tweaking aspects of the Australis user interface.

Most tweaks are applied instantly the moment you tick or select a box, and helpfully Firefox’s default choices are clearly marked in dropdown menus to make it easy to undo your changes.

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Verdict:

An essential add-on if you really can’t stand the new Australis user interface in Firefox 29 or later, but also a useful customization tool in its own right.

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WhatsApp Messenger is the world's most popular instant messaging app for smartphones.

You can use it to send and receive text and voice messages, photos, videos, even call your friends in other countries, and because it uses your phone's internet connection it might not cost you anything at all (depending on whether you'll pay data charges).

It's easy to set up and use. There's no need to create and remember new account names or pins because it works with your phone number, and uses your regular address book to find and connect you with friends who use WhatsApp already.

You can talk one-to-one or in group chats, and because you're always logged in there's no way to miss messages. Even if your phone is turned off, WhatsApp will save your messages and display them as soon as you're back online.

There's plenty more (location sharing, contact exchange, message broadcasting) and the app is free for a year, currently $0.99/ year afterwards.

What's new in 2.16.11?

 - Due to a bug in iOS 10, your notification sounds may not properly play until you restart your iPhone (press and hold the power and home buttons for 10 seconds).
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