Postlight Reader

Postlight Reader

Clear away the clutter from all of your articles. Instantly.

Postlight Reader
What is Postlight Reader?
Postlight Reader is a beneficial Firefox add-on, developed to improve user reading experiences online. It efficiently rids your articles of advertisements and distractions, offering a clean, consistent reading view across all websites. Noteworthy features include the 'Send To Kindle' functionality, customizable typeface and text size, light and dark theme options, printing optimization, and easy sharing through Facebook, Twitter, and Email.
By: Postlight
Users: 2,896 ▲ 37
Rating: 4.40 (5)
Version: 9 (Last updated: 2022-10-25)
Creation date: 2022-09-06
Weekly download count: 91
Firefox on Android: No
Risk impact: High risk impact
Risk likelihood: Low risk likelihood
Manifest version: 2
  • contextMenus
  • tabs
  • storage
  • activeTab
Size: 1.49M
URLs: Website
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The Postlight Reader extension (formerly known as Mercury Reader) removes ads and distractions, leaving only text and images for a clean and consistent reading view on every site.


  • Disable surrounding webpage noise and clutter with one click
  • Send To Kindle functionality
  • Adjust typeface and text size, and toggle between light or dark themes
  • Printing optimization
  • Sharing through Facebook, Twitter and Email
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Risk impact

Postlight 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 Postlight Reader if you trust the publisher.

Risk likelihood

Postlight Reader has earned a fairly good reputation and likely can be trusted.

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