DeepL Translate: Reading & writing translator

DeepL Translate: Reading & writing translator

Translate while you read and write with DeepL Translate, the world’s most accurate translator.

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What is DeepL Translate: Reading & writing translator?

DeepL Translate: Reading & writing translator is a very popular Chrome extension by This extension has 2,290,933 weekly active users, a good user rating of 4.82, and is most similar to PDF Translator and DetailedTime. The latest version, 1.4.0, was updated a month ago.

Stats date:
Version: 1.4.0 (Last updated: 2023-04-19)
Creation date: 2021-10-07
Manifest version: 3
  • activeTab
  • storage
  • contextMenus
  • tabs
  • scripting
  • declarativeNetRequest
  • identity
  • tts
Host permissions:
  • *://**
  • <all_urls>
Size: 936.96K
Email: Click to see
Risk impact: High risk impact
Risk likelihood: Very low risk likelihood

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Not available on Firefox
With the DeepL for Chrome extension, you can enjoy DeepL’s unbeatable translation quality without ever leaving your browser.

You’ll be able to effortlessly and instantly translate as you’re reading or writing within Chrome. If you’re a DeepL Pro user, that includes entire web pages. 
If you’re a free user, we’re working on releasing this feature for you too. Until then, you can simply select any text and the DeepL icon will appear. To translate your selection, click on the icon. If you want to translate even faster, set up your own shortcuts in the settings, for both reading or writing with DeepL on Chrome.

Now you no longer have to worry about missing out on any information throughout the web due to a language barrier. 

Download DeepL for Chrome for free to start translating today.

Translate while reading
You won’t have to skip emails, articles, or websites anymore. You can view the content you’re browsing in Chrome in your chosen language, in its original context. 

Translate your writing
Whether you’re writing a social media post, chat message, or email, you can translate your own words immediately after you type them. This means you no longer have to copy, paste, retype, or leave Chrome to communicate in another language.
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User reviews
User reviews summary
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  • Excellent translation quality
  • Accurate translation for complex languages such as Chinese
  • User-friendly and intuitive
  • Seamlessly integrates into the browser
  • Very functional and useful
  • Ideal tool for business
  • Fast and accurate translation
  • Robotic voice for speech synthesis
  • No speech settings available
Most mentioned
  • Accurate translation
  • User-friendly
  • Seamless integration
  • Fast translation
  • High-quality translations
  • Ideal tool for business
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Risk impact

DeepL Translate: Reading & writing translator requires a number of risky 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 DeepL Translate: Reading & writing translator if you trust the publisher.

Risk impact measures the level of extra permissions an extension has access to. A low risk impact extension cannot do much harms, whereas a high risk impact extension can do a lot of damage like stealing your password, bypass your security settings, and access your personal data. High risk impact extensions are not necessarily malicious. However, if they do turn malicious, they can be very harmful.

Risk likelihood

DeepL Translate: Reading & writing translator has earned a good reputation and can be trusted.

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