Allows you to highlight text on a webpage and hear it read out loud. A keyboard shortcut allows you to read whole paragraphs at a time. Install this extension now and try it here:

What is Reader?

"Reader" is a Firefox add-on that allows you to highlight and listen to text on webpages. It also provides a convenient way to read whole paragraphs using a keyboard shortcut.

Stats date:
Users: 54 ▲ 2
Rating: 5.00 (2)
Version: 1.1 (Last updated: 2021-03-30)
Creation date: 2021-03-28
Weekly download count: 8
Firefox on Android: No
Manifest version: 2
  • contextMenus
  • storage
  • tabs
  • <all_urls>
Size: 75.87K
URLs: Website
Risk impact: High risk impact
Risk likelihood: Low risk likelihood

Other platforms

Not available on Chrome
Not available on Edge

Reader speaks the text you select on a webpage. A keyboard shortcut allows easy reading of selected text by paragraph.

Click the address bar button to enable or disable speak on selection for individual websites. The context menu item and the keyboard shortcut are always enabled.

Risk impact

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 Reader if you trust the publisher.

Risk likelihood

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

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