Dark Reader

Dark Reader

Dark mode for every website. Take care of your eyes, use dark theme for night and daily browsing.

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What is Dark Reader?

'Dark Reader' is a Firefox add-on designed to provide a seamless dark mode experience on any website. It creates high contrast, easy-to-read dark themes on the fly, effectively reducing eye strain. Dark Reader allows users to adjust setting like brightness, contrast, and sepia filter. It neither shows ads nor shares user data, contributing to a secure and ad-free browsing experience. This open-source extension is available for installation via its GitHub repository.

Stats date:
Version: 4.9.70 (Last updated: 2023-11-27)
Creation date: 2017-09-19
Weekly download count: 44,224
Firefox on Android: Yes
Manifest version: 2
  • alarms
  • contextMenus
  • storage
  • tabs
  • theme
  • <all_urls>
Size: 679.78K
Email: Click to see
Risk impact: High risk impact
Risk likelihood: Very low risk likelihood

Other platforms

Dark Reader
Dark Reader (v4.9.72)
4.71 (10,798) 5,539,561
Dark Reader
Dark Reader (v4.9.72)
4.60 (1,156) 2,030,892

This eye-care extension enables night mode creating dark themes for websites on the fly. Dark Reader inverts bright colors making them high contrast and easy to read at night.

You can adjust brightness, contrast, sepia filter, dark mode, font settings and ignore-list.

Dark Reader doesn't show ads and doesn't send user's data anywhere. It is fully open-source https://github.com/darkreader/darkreader

Before you install disable similar extensions. Enjoy watching!

User reviews
User reviews summary
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  • Easy to adjust and save settings for each site
  • Displays all websites in dark mode
  • Has improved user's experiences
  • Doesn't work on some pages and breaks others
  • Some users find it inconvenient to use
  • In some cases, only some icons get inverted
Most mentioned
  • Improves browsing experience
  • Ease of use
  • Reliability
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Risk impact

Dark Reader is risky to use as it requires a number of sensitive permissions that can potentially harm your browser and steal your data. Exercise caution when installing this add-on. Review carefully before installing. We recommend that you only install Dark Reader if you trust the publisher.

Risk likelihood

Dark Reader has earned a good reputation and can be trusted.

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