YouTube Subtitle Reader

YouTube Subtitle Reader

Reads YouTube subtitles out loud using TTS. Available on Chrome/Edge too, which support more voices/languages straight after installation.

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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.

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Stats
By: Conrad
Users: 543 ▲ 19
Rating: 3.75 (4)
Version: 0.1.7.14 (Last updated: 2023-11-07)
Creation date: 2023-05-31
Weekly download count: 68
Firefox on Android: No
Risk impact: High risk impact
Risk likelihood: Moderate risk likelihood
Manifest version: 2
Permissions:
  • storage
  • tabs
Size: 68.23K
URLs: Website
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Other platforms

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Not available on Edge
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Summary

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

User reviews
by Just, 2024-01-05
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Safety
Risk impact

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.

Risk likelihood

YouTube Subtitle Reader is probably trust-worthy. Prefer other publishers if available. Exercise caution when installing this add-on.

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