Five free Reddit tools cut through the clutter

At a Glance

This browser add-on provides invaluable tools for Reddit power-surfing.

Price when rated: Free (donations accepted)

Pros

  • Filters out posts based on keywords
  • Adds widgets to view specific users and subreddits
  • Lets you view subscribed threads

Cons

  • No Internet Explorer option

At a Glance

Many people visit Reddit to view funny photos, but there is an easier way to see them. RedditPics provides thumbnails of photos currently in the Pictures subreddit.

Price when rated: Free

Pros

  • Vote and comment via an inline pop-up box
  • Hover over photo thumbnail to see post title and current comment/vote counts

Cons

  • Thumbnail view is very small

At a Glance

People flock to Reddit to watch amusing videos. Reddit TV aggregates the videos doing the rounds on Reddit and lets you filter for the ones that interest you.

Price when rated: Free

Pros

  • Set filters to get what you want to see right away
  • Load a particular subreddit for videos there

Cons

  • Sometimes videos are a little slow to load when you set the filters
Reddit TV video website

At a Glance

Hoverzoom provides larger versions of thumbnail pictures when you hover the mouse over them.

Price when rated: Free

Pros

  • Saves clicking

Cons

  • Doesn't work for all sites
  • High-definition images can take longer to load up and sharpen

At a Glance

Subreddit Finder allows you to filter the list of subreddits to help you find the ones you'd like to read.

Price when rated: Free

Pros

  • Lists change quickly when you apply or change filters
  • View trends and user stats for a particular subreddit to gauge popularity

Cons

  • Website and lists often contain NSFW themes

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