Wednesday, October 8, 2008

Hyperwords 5.2 for Firefox

What is the main reason for firefox's popularity? Yes, you are right they are the third-party extensions. Now there is another addition to this arsenal. It is Hyperwords.

Hyperwords for Firefox is a new add-on that enables you to highlight a word on a web page and find more information. Say you wanted to find out about a certain unknown animal, simply highlight the word on the page, then use your right-mouse menu to select a reference. You can search Wikipedia, Google and many other locations. If it’s a foreign word, you can quickly translate, find a place on a map and much more.

Hyperwords is a freeware developed by the Hyperwords Company. It runs on practically all platforms including linux.

The download is a small 4mb file. You can download it from

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