Summarize online articles and web pages in a matter of seconds.

  • FreeArticleSkimmer
  • FreeArticleSkimmer
What is FreeArticleSkimmer?
FreeArticleSkimmer is a Chrome extension that allows you to summarize online articles and web pages in just seconds. It provides a convenient way to quickly skim through content and stay updated. By installing this extension, you can easily access summaries and update your new tab page search to Enjoy the benefits of Daily Content, Mac user consistency, optimized URL structure, and bug fixes. Enhance your browsing experience with FreeArticleSkimmer today.
This extension was removed from Chrome Web Store on 2021-05-07
Users: 3,729+
Rating: 1.89 (9)
Version: 13.964.19.29837 (Last updated: 2020-12-17)
Risk impact: High risk impact
Risk likelihood: High risk likelihood
Manifest version: 2
Overrides new tab: Yes
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Size: 93.20K
Price: Free
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Get FreeArticleSkimmer to quickly skim web pages and update your new tab page search to

Daily Content, Mac user consistency, optimized URL structure and bug fixes.

By installing this extension, you agree to the End User License Agreement and Privacy Policy (

This new tab extension is a product of Ask Applications, Inc.

Permissions used & reasons:

"Read and change your data on a number of websites" For our product to work, we require access to the websites we own and manage.

"Replace the page you see when opening a new tab" This allows us to show you our product - new tab page with free web search.

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User reviews
Loving it. Best extension on the store
by moshik porat, 2020-12-19

Did the job for me. This is Fantastic!
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Risk impact

FreeArticleSkimmer 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 extension. Review carefully before installing. We recommend that you only install FreeArticleSkimmer if you trust the publisher.

Risk likelihood

FreeArticleSkimmer may not be trust-worthy. Avoid installing if possible unless you really trust this publisher.

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