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IE Tab, an extension from Taiwan, embeds Internet Explorer in a Mozilla/Firefox tab.

This extension is derived from the famous extension IE View, but much different.

While IE View always open IE-only pages in a seperate Internet Explorer window, IE Tab can view them in a Mozilla/Firefox tab.

v1.5 What's New?

  • Compatible with Firefox 3


Have any problems, questions, or suggestions? You can post on MozillaZine or MozTW's Forum (Taiwan).


  1. Toolbar button and statusbar icon:

  2. Context Menu:


If you would like to translate it to your language, please go to,
find the IETab project and register yourself as an IETab translator.

Source Code:

The IE Tab project is created from two parts: The XUL extension and the XPCOM plugin.

The extension part is a XUL+Javascript project, and the plugin part is a VC++/MFC XPCOM project.

Currently, the project owner (PCMan) who has quitted the plugin’s development since he is a full time Linux user now.

This is an open source project, so if you’re interesting in the plugin’s source code. You can get it from the Mozdev’s CVS system.

Additionally, a plugin source code zip file is available now. You can find the file from the Download area.
Project Info:

The ietab project can be contacted through the mailing list or the member list.
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