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resources:
What's New
  • 10/30/02 - updated again to work with Phoenix
  • 10/03/02 - updated to work with Phoenix
  • 09/20/02 - 1.5.0 release - with wget integration
  • 08/12/02 - 1.1.0 release
  • 08/01/02 - first release

If you have ever wanted a quick way to download all the files (images, video clips, zip archives, etc.) from a single page, then the leech add-on is for you.

1.1 - 1.5:


1.0 - 1.1:

Sure, there are website copiers around (such as the excellent, open, and multiplatform HTTrack), but why go to all that trouble just to save the images from a thumbnail page you happened to like? leech was born out of this very situation - I had recently switched to Mozilla as my primary browser, from IE, and I was missing the integration with BitBeamer (an external FTP/HTTP client with batch downloading features) I had previously enjoyed. I had to right-click every thumbnail, "Save Link Target As", click OK in the file dialog.. what a drag.

A couple of days, a crash course in Mozilla development, and a lot of inspiration from other add-ons (credit remains in the source files), and the first version of leech arrived.

The features I would most like to add are:


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