YouTube Subtitle Reader
Reads YouTube subtitles out loud using TTS. Available on Chrome/Edge too, which support more voices/languages straight after installation.
What is YouTube Subtitle Reader?
YouTube Subtitle Reader is a Firefox add-on that allows users to have YouTube subtitles read out loud. It is a unique extension that fills a gap, providing language learning benefits, accessibility for visually impaired individuals, and exposure to foreign contemporary media/cultures.
Allows users to have YouTube subtitles read out loud.
It's an unique extension that fills a gap, as at the time of publishing, there is no other software/extensions available that provide this functionality.
Linguistic research has shown passive exposure to a language is beneficial for language learning.
Beneficial for language learning, individuals who are blind and want to consume foreign, non-dubbed material, as well as people seeking exposure to foreign contemporary media/cultures.
Use case: English speaker wants to learn/consume Spanish media: https://youtu.be/FK4pAKtD2pc
Use case: Russian speaking refugee, for example Ukrainians/Belorussians want to learn/consume English media: https://youtu.be/xtdKERShnjM
YouTube Subtitle 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 YouTube Subtitle Reader if you trust the publisher.
YouTube Subtitle Reader is probably trust-worthy. Prefer other publishers if available. Exercise caution when installing this add-on.