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View Images and Videos in 3D in Firefox

Different websites have their own format for viewing images and videos, but may not be a lot of fun to use. The Cooliris extension for Firefox lets you view those same images and videos in a dynamic 3D format.

Before

For our example we conducted a search for nature photos at Flickr. You could view them in a static format or even as a slideshow but what about something more dynamic looking?

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After

As soon as the extension has finished installing, you will notice a new toolbar button used for launching the Cooliris tab.

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When you launch the Cooliris tab you will have an expandable menu system in the upper left corner.

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A speed dial setup in the center.

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And a small toolbar in the lower right corner.

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Before going further you should check and make any desired adjustments in the preferences to enhance your viewing experience.

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In the upper right corner you can start your search by selecting from the available sources.

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The same search for nature images is more focused and clean looking this time.

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Clicking on an image will bring it forward and enlarge it.

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You can use the slider tool at the bottom of the tab to browse left or right through the images and videos.

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And when you find one that interests you, click on the popout button to open it in a new tab.

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Conclusion

The Cooliris extension makes viewing images and videos fun and interactive with its’ 3D style format.

Links

Download the Cooliris extension (Mozilla Add-ons)

Download Cooliris for Firefox, Internet Explorer, Safari (Mac Only), & Chrome

Akemi Iwaya (Asian Angel) is our very own Firefox Fangirl who enjoys working with multiple browsers and loves 'old school' role-playing games. Visit her on Twitter and .

  • Published 05/21/10

Comments (2)

  1. Alec S.

    The title is misleading. This article isn’t about viewing files in 3D, it’s about /browsing/ them in 3D.

  2. doug182

    hi everyone!!!!

    i have a question…
    is there a similar application to install on the pc?

    regards!!!

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