Just Read

Just Read

A feature-packed, customizable reader extension.

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What is Just Read?

Just Read is a robust Chrome extension providing a distraction-free online reading setting. It eliminates page styles, ads, popups and comments, letting users focus solely on the content. Just Read features AI summarization, flexible themes and modes, keyboard accessibility, AI meta data editing and provision for user-specific styling. It even allows auto-run on specific domains. Premium users enjoy advanced features like permanent saves, sharing, annotations, auto-scrolling, and more. This extension strictly adheres to privacy standards.

Stats date:
Rating: 4.67 (863)
Version: 5.3.6 (Last updated: 2023-12-02)
Creation date: 2020-06-06
Manifest version: 3
  • tabs
  • contextMenus
  • storage
  • scripting
Host permissions:
  • *://*/*
Size: 1.08M
Email: Click to see
Risk impact: High risk impact
Risk likelihood: Very low risk likelihood

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Just Read
Just Read (v5.3.5)
4.00 (5) 33,009

Just Read is a feature-packed and customizable reader view.

With one click (or less!), you can remove distractions like:

  • The page's styling
  • Ads
  • Popups
  • Comments

And read the article in a customizable, simplified format - like a read mode but better!

Users can:

  • Summarize the article using AI.
  • Use the default white and dark themes.
  • Modify your theme using a graphical editor or CSS.
  • Use a theme someone else has made (found at https://goo.gl/Z59SM4 ).
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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 Chrome Web Store does not verify user reviews, so some user reviews may be inaccurate, spammy, or outdated.
  • Saves time
  • Makes reading easier and less distracting
  • Customizable themes and colors
  • Lightweight and fast
  • Premium features are worthwhile
  • Not very user friendly for those not familiar with GitHub
  • Some users reported it as slow to load pages
  • Does not work properly on some websites (e.g., Medium, NYTimes, translated websites)
  • Requires knowledge of code to customize
  • Consumes too much RAM
Most mentioned
  • Makes online reading less distracting
  • Can set to dark mode
  • Problems with certain websites
  • Not the most user friendly
  • Customizable
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Risk impact

Just Read 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 Just Read if you trust the publisher.

Risk likelihood

Just Read has earned a good reputation and can be trusted.

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