Dark mode / night reader

Dark mode / night reader

Inverts page colors, showing white text on a dark background

What is Dark mode / night reader?
Dark mode / night reader is a unique Chrome extension designed to enhance user comfort. It works by inverting page colors, hence, display white text on a dark background. This is especially beneficial for individuals working during the night or in low-light conditions. The extension offers various modes, each with different color inversion and contrast settings. Users can also save settings separately for each website, making it a highly user-friendly tool. Moreover, it respects user privacy by storing settings locally and syncing only the default page mode setting. The extension is under the GNU GPLv2 license.
By: o9000
Users: 10,000+
Rating: 4.23 (236)
Version: 2021.6.12.0 (Last updated: 2021-09-12)
Creation date: 2020-04-09
Risk impact: Low risk impact
Risk likelihood: Very low risk likelihood
Manifest version: 2
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  • storage
Size: 46.45K
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Inverts page colors, showing white text on a dark background, to reduce eye strain.

Works especially well for people working during the night or in low light environments.

Click the button in the icon bar to switch between the supported modes:

  • Mode 1 (default): invert colors and reduce contrast
  • Mode 2: invert colors, normal (high) contrast
  • Mode 3: reduce contrast only
  • Mode 4: disabled
  • Mode 5: inverts colors of text and images (useful for pages containing diagrams with text, but not photos).

The settings are saved separately for each website.

Right click the button to access the Options page, where you can change the default mode (for all pages).

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User reviews
User reviews summary
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  • Easy to use
  • Customizable night mode view
  • Rock-solid extension
  • Inverts photo and video colors on some sites
  • Doesn't remember dark settings for some websites
  • No switch to turn off, has to be disabled
Most mentioned
  • Works great
  • Broke
  • Needs bug fixes
  • No site ignore list
Recent reviews
nice extention.Can I acess your source code ?
by Anh Nguyen Tuan Anh Nguyen Tuan, 2020-10-28

by Alex Zander Soriano Alex Zander Soriano, 2020-08-31

I was looking specifically for a extension that did "invert(100%) hue-rotate(180deg)". Thank you! This is awesome : )
by Luiz Alves Luiz Alves, 2020-08-08
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Risk impact

Dark mode / night reader is relatively safe to use as it requires very minimum permissions.

Risk likelihood

Dark mode / night reader has earned a good reputation and can be trusted.

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