Vivísimo, a provider of intelligent clustering, search, and meta-search software for organizing search results, has announced a clustering toolbar for Mozilla Firefox. The download is available immediately and offers Firefox users a new features including ClustyClips and Mini-Mode. Vivisimo already offers a Clusty Toolbar for Microsoft Internet Explorer, also available for download.
ClustyClips is designed to allow users to get information about a term quickly, without having to leave a Web page. By highlighting words anywhere on a page and then right clicking, users can get a small ClustyClip window with an encyclopedia or dictionary definition.
Mini-Mode is intended to let users maximize their screen space by allowing the Clusty Toolbar to reside on the same line as their regular browser. Mini-Mode shrinks the Clusty Toolbar down to a single button next to the default Firefox search box. Users can then toggle Mini-Mode without restarting the browser.
In addition to ClustyClips and Mini-Mode, the Clusty Toolbar offers Firefox users a number of capabilities and benefits, including: the ability to view search results thematically, customization allows users to optimize Clusty Toolbar's features to their usage habits, and the Clusty Toolbar contains no spyware, adware, or other intrusive software that tracks personal information. The Clusty Toolbar is available for users of Microsoft Windows, Mac OS X and Linux operating systems.