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FacePAD: Facebook Photo Album Downloader v0.5.5 Released!

Don’t get too excited! This is simply a compatibility update. FacePAD is now compatible with Firefox 3.1, Firefox 3.2a1pre, and Flock 2.0

The extension can be downloaded from Mozilla. I have removed the lazyrussian download link since I would like to keep track of the amount of people who download the extension, and Mozilla AMO does a nice job of this already. Just so you know, the extension has been getting around 1000+ downloads a day for the last 5 days, which is fantastic news!

Here’s the extension/update info as always:

General Information
FacePAD, better known as the Facebook Photo Album Downloader will allow you to download your friends’ facebook albums, en masse, with the click of a button. This extension was originally developed by Nic Holliday. I took the liberty of updating this extension for Firefox 3 since he didn’t. In the process, I’ve revamped his code and made it compliant with Mozilla’s standards & Facebook’s new interface. As of v0.5.4, this project is now shared between myself and Diana Jaunzeikare.

Functionality
To download photos from the an album, right-click (with your mouse) on the name/link of a facebook album and click the Download Album with FacePAD option. If you did this properly, a JavaScript pop-up will appear telling you to wait a moment while it initiates the download process. Press OK and the photos will be downloaded to Firefox’s default download directory. If their are more than one page of photos, then more than one JavaScript pop-up will appear (one for each page, where 1 page = 20 photos). Example of alerts below image.

Example: 55 Photos
Alert 1: Downloading 20 Photos from page 1
Alert 2: Downloading 20 Photos from page 2
Alert 3: Downloading 15 Photos from page 3

Download
Download from Mozilla – Version 0.5.5

Release Notes
Version 0.5.5 (December 29, 2008)
1. Revamped Code (from head to toe).

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