An extension to help you read faster and more thoroughly.
What is Speed Reader?
"Speed Reader" is a Firefox add-on designed to help users read faster, comprehend better by simply selecting the text they want to speed-read and clicking the extension button. The add-on is highly adjustable and user-friendly, allowing control over reading using intuitive hotkeys. Press Spacebar to pause, use the Up and Down arrows to adjust speed, and the Right and Left arrows to navigate. Furthermore, the appearance of the add-on is customizable in the options to match your preferences.
Simply select the text you want to speed-read and click the extension button.
Hotkeys: Spacebar: Pause Up and Down arrow: adjust speed Right and Left arrow: navigate
All aspects of how it looks are customisable in the options.
User reviews summary
- Effective speed reader
- Visually pleasant
- Free to use
- Dark theme and highlighted letters assist users
- Similar to SwiftRead
- Lacks ability to trigger with right-click
- Cannot increase the number of words shown at a time
- Cannot keep speed value after adjustment
- Limited customization options
- Right-click trigger
- Increase number of words shown
- Maintain speed value
Speed Reader is safe to use. It does not request any sensitive permissions.
Speed Reader has earned a fairly good reputation and likely can be trusted.