This extension allows the user's text to be displayed on screen on top of a web page in large type

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What is CraftyText?

CraftyText is a simple yet effective Chrome extension that lets users enter text to be prominently displayed on top of a web page. An excellent tool for presenters, it also offers a handy URL-shortening feature. The entered text shows up large and clear in the center of your screen. Perfect for any webpage browsing situation.

Stats date:
Rating: 3.50 (28)
Version: 3.0 (Last updated: 2021-10-19)
Creation date: 2016-11-26
Manifest version: 2
  • activeTab
Size: 498.69K
Email: Click to see
URLs: Website
Risk impact: Moderate risk impact
Risk likelihood: Very low risk likelihood

Other platforms

Not available on Firefox
Not available on Edge

Only works on top of web pages, so first load a webpage like then click the CT in the extensions bar

CraftyText is a simple app. It allows you to enter text, which then shows up big in the center of the screen. It works on top of your favorite website. Note: no data are transmitted to the developers. The permissions requested are due to the fact that it works on top of whatever website you're browsing.

UPDATED! Added a Display button next to the Shorten button.

You can now shorten URL's easily with CraftyText! Paste the URL into the CraftyText window, click Shorten, and wait a moment and watch the magic!

User reviews
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  • Used for many years by lots of educators
  • Fast and easy way to direct students
  • Great for presentations
  • Easy to use
  • Simple, clean
  • Not working for some users
  • Non-opening issues
  • Lack of customization
  • Difficulty exiting the dialog box
Most mentioned
  • Use in education scenario
  • Easy to use
  • Issues with functioning properly
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Risk impact

CraftyText may not be safe to use and it requires some risky permissions. Exercise caution when installing this extension. Review carefully before installing.

Risk likelihood

CraftyText has earned a good reputation and can be trusted.

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