Provides a suite of tools to help people overcome reading struggles caused by dyslexia.
What is Dyslexic Browser?
Dyslexic Browser is a comprehensive tool equipped to help people with dyslexia read online conveniently. The extension provides an array of features, from changing the font to Open Dyslexic to a reader that can read out the text for you. It also offers an overlay feature that enables a filter over any page. The unique speech to text feature supports 191 languages. Moreover, it offers a community group feature that allows users to connect, share experiences, and provide suggestions for improvement.
Turns the font on all pages into Open Dyslexic on every page AND allows for a wide array of super useful font manipulation tools to help ease the pain of reading online. The font is designed to ease the pains of reading with dyslexia by combatting commonly occurring symptoms. For more information visit opendyslexic.org.
The reading feature lets you tag along while your browser reads to you! If you have a hard time tracking, and loose your place (like I so often do) this feature is designed for you. Just highlight what you want read, click "Read Selected" in the right click menu, and it will read the highlighted text in the voice of your choosing!!
Features in 2.2.0 include:
Complete Font Manipulation Controls and Toggle Switch - ability to font size - ability to change font color - ability to change word spacing - ability to change letter spacing - ability to change line spacing - Choose from Open Dyslexic, any google fonts, or any other installed fonts on your computer!
Overlay Feature to add a filter over the top of any page with a user specified color.
User reviews summary
- Helpful for people with dyslexia
- Easy to use
- Has read aloud option
- Dyslexic-friendly fonts
- PDF reader not working
- Key bindings conflict with website function
- Temperamental at toggling on
- Ease of use
- Read aloud option
- Ruler feature
Dyslexic Browser may not be safe to use and it requires some risky permissions. Exercise caution when installing this extension. Review carefully before installing.
Dyslexic Browser has earned a good reputation and can be trusted.
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