Speed Reader

Speed Reader

An extension to help you read faster and more thoroughly.

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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.

Stats date:
By: fs
Users: 719 ▼ -4
Rating: 4.80 (10)
Version: 1.4 (Last updated: 2022-11-22)
Creation date: 2020-12-19
Weekly download count: 35
Firefox on Android: No
Manifest version: 2
  • activeTab
  • storage
Size: 32.30K
Risk impact: Very low risk impact
Risk likelihood: Low risk likelihood

Other platforms

Not available on Chrome
Not available on Edge

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
User reviews summary
These summaries are automatically generated weekly using AI based on recent user reviews. Firefox Browser Add-ons does not verify user reviews, so some user reviews may be inaccurate, spammy, or outdated.
  • 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
Most mentioned
  • Right-click trigger
  • Increase number of words shown
  • Maintain speed value
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Risk impact

Speed Reader is safe to use. It does not request any sensitive permissions.

Risk likelihood

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

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