Text reader (TTS) that simplifies vocabulary, translates text, reads inaccessible text (OCR), and captures and cites sources.
What is Snap&Read?
Snap&Read is a very popular Chrome extension by snapandread.com. This extension has 3,599,367 weekly active users, an average user rating of 2.79, and is most similar to VoiceRead and Screenshot reader. The latest version, 220.127.116.115, was updated a month ago.
Users: 3,599,367 ▼ -526,750
Rating: 2.79 (128) ▼ 0.02
Version: 18.104.22.1685 (Last updated: 2023-04-21)
Creation date: 2020-07-01
Manifest version: 2
Email: Click to see
Risk impact: Very high risk impact
Risk likelihood: Low risk likelihood
Not available on Firefox
Snap&Read is the Next-Generation reading tool that can cover the most diverse reading needs. Features: Read Aloud - Listen to text as it’s read aloud across websites, PDFs, and Google Drive. It also reads in other languages. Dynamic Text Leveling - Dynamically adjust the readability of text without changing the meaning. Translation - Translate text into 100+ languages on any webpage. Study Tools - Pull text into an outline, then organize it and add notes. Remove Distractions - Remove distracting content and adjust fonts, spacing and number of characters per line creating the best online reading experience possible. The Remove Distractions tool also reformats any webpage to read—distraction-free—alongside an open outline. Color Overlay / Reading Line Guides- Color Overlay and Reading Line Guides brings focus to text paragraph-by-paragraph and even line-by-line—by masking the reading area.
User reviews summary
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- Good for reading PDF documents
- Useful for writing on PDFs
- Can read articles with an AD in it
- Buggy and inconsistent
- Difficult to set up and use
- Some users had trouble with account creation
- Some users found it useless
- Cannot uninstall
- Some users reported it being disrespectful or threatening
- Difficult to use
- Useful for reading PDFs
- Cannot uninstall
- Trouble with account creation
Snap&Read requires a lot of risky permissions and is not safe to use. Avoid installing this extension unless you absolutely trust this publisher.
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Snap&Read has earned a fairly good reputation and likely can be trusted.
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