Search, annotate and organize what you've read online.

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What is Memex?

"Memex" is a Chrome extension designed to enhance your web reading. With deep reading features, it allows you to search, annotate, and organize your online consumption. The tool caters to individuals, teams, and communities and supports PDFs and YouTube videos as well. Memex also includes a full-text search feature, offline access, and options for backup on your favorite cloud service.

Stats date:
Version: 3.8.36 (Last updated: 2023-11-28)
Creation date: 2020-07-01
Manifest version: 2
  • <all_urls>
  • alarms
  • bookmarks
  • contextMenus
  • tabs
  • webNavigation
  • notifications
  • unlimitedStorage
  • storage
  • clipboardWrite
Size: 12.00M
Email: Click to see
Risk impact: Very high risk impact
Risk likelihood: Very low risk likelihood

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Memex (v3.8.35)
4.35 (51) 544
Not available on Edge

Deep Reading for the web. As individuals, teams and communities.

Curate, annotate and discuss the most important websites, PDFs and YouTube videos.


🔍 Full-text search pages and PDFs you annotated or bookmarked. 📝 Highlight and Annotate Websites & PDFs 🗄 Flexible organisation: Organise into Spaces + tab manager 🌎 Share, collaborate on and discuss Spaces of pages and notes with others. 🔗 Link to highlights and annotations
📱 Across devices: Save, View & organise your knowledge on all of your devices, phones and tablets. ⚡️ Quick onboarding.Import from every major bookmarking service with your folder structure. 😎 Offline-first. All data is stored on your device. ⛅ Backup your data to any of your favourite cloud providers.

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User reviews
User reviews summary
These summaries are automatically generated weekly using AI based on recent user reviews. Chrome Web Store does not verify user reviews, so some user reviews may be inaccurate, spammy, or outdated.
  • Ability to annotate websites like a PDF
  • Great improvement and update in features over time
  • Amazing new user interface
  • Offline-first feature is disliked by some users as they prefer syncing
  • Full text history search feature was removed
  • Issues with sidebar not showing and absence of shortcut
Most mentioned
  • Great potentials in becoming a big app
  • A lot of changes in features and development direction
  • Frequent updates and addition of features
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Risk impact

Memex is not very risky to use and it requires a lot of sensitive permissions. Avoid installing this extension unless you absolutely trust this publisher.

Risk likelihood

Memex has earned a good reputation and can be trusted.

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