Listen to your web

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What is Announcify?

Announcify is an innovative Chrome Extension that can read out loud any website of your choice. Whether you need to go through another article but your eyes are too tired or you just wish to be more productive, Announcify is here for you. This extension lets you sit back, relax and listen to the content of lengthy articles, without the need to manually select text. Becoming a handy tool for those eager to learn, Announcify was originally developed during the GTUG Vienna Chrome Hackathon in 2011 and has significantly improved users' browsing experience since then.

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Rating: 2.82 (187)
Version: 0.2.2 (Last updated: 2015-11-08)
Creation date: 2015-11-08
Manifest version: 2
  • tabs
  • idle
  • tts
  • *://*/*
Size: 146.43K
Risk impact: High risk impact
Risk likelihood: Low risk likelihood

Other platforms

Not available on Firefox
Not available on Edge

After Announcify conquered Android™ phones, it's now here to announcify your life at Google Chrome™.

Announcify reads out loud every website you want. For example, if you're too tired but still need to study one more Wikipedia entry, Announcify can help your tired eyes relax.

What others say about this extension: "This is a handy extension that will let you rest your tired eyes and at the same time, let you learn new stuff. This extension is similar to Chrome Speak that we previously covered, but is much easier to use, as it automatically reads out the entire page without requiring you to select text, so sit back and relax and listen to all those lengthy articles with Announcify." - AddictiveTips,

"Announcify is free and really handy for those times when your eyes are too tired but you're still eager to read." - Lifehacker,

This extension was built during the GTUG Vienna Chrome Hackathon on 29.10.2011 together with Dominic Bartl and Kariem Hussein. It's made possible by technology provided by Diffbot ( - thank you!

This extension is open source. More information at

Google Chrome™ browser is a trademark of Google Inc. Use of this trademark is subject to Google Permissions.

User reviews
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  • Easy to use
  • Useful for studying or multitasking
  • Option to change the 'voice'
  • Stops reading after a few sentences
  • Doesn't read Google Docs
  • Skips paragraphs when using the forward or back buttons
Most mentioned
  • Stops reading after a few sentences
  • Voice options
  • Ideal for multitasking
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Risk impact

Announcify 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 Announcify if you trust the publisher.

Risk likelihood

Announcify has earned a fairly good reputation and likely can be trusted.

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