Reedr — Text-to-speech

Reedr — Text-to-speech

The coolest text-to-speech extension.

What is Reedr — Text-to-speech?
Reedr — Text-to-speech is a Chrome extension that features incredible text-to-speech functionality, including sentence skipping, volume and speed controls. It allows you to multi-task by listening to articles, messages, and more while browsing other tabs.
Stats
Users: 350 ▲ 4
Rating: 2.00 (3)
Version: 1.1.1 (Last updated: 2020-01-13)
Creation date: 2020-01-11
Risk impact: Low risk impact
Risk likelihood: Low risk likelihood
Manifest version: 2
Permissions:
  • activeTab
Size: 39.29K
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Summary

A text-to-speech extension featuring incredible features such as sentence skipping, volume controls, speed controls, and more to come! Multi-task with ease. Too busy to read long-winded articles? Let Reedr read articles, messages, and more while you browse other tabs!

How to use:

  • Go to a web page with selectable text
  • Open the extension to display the toolbar (located at the bottom right of the screen)
  • Drag and select (highlight) the text that you'd like to listen to
  • Press play!

Version 1.1.1: (12/7/19)

  • Adds tooltips when hovering over a button
  • Adds a dedicated stop button
  • Updates functionality of play / pause button. Pause will no longer reset speech synthesis. Now, it will pause speech synthesis. Clicking play will then resume playback.
  • Updates app name
  • Fixes some styling issues
  • Miscellaneous improvements
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User reviews
Yay!Finally have free text to speech addon!
by Yan Yan Yan Yan, 2021-08-09

Does not work. Instructions state to click the extension to open the toolbar but nothing happens. It is completely useless.
by Jamie Johnson Jamie Johnson, 2020-11-28

Does not work
by Your Boi Rj Your Boi Rj, 2020-10-27
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Safety
Risk impact

Reedr — Text-to-speech is relatively safe to use as it requires very minimum permissions.

Risk likelihood

Reedr — Text-to-speech has earned a fairly good reputation and likely can be trusted.

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