Readr for Reddit

Readr for Reddit

This extension adds a beautiful & clutter free reading mode for reddit.

  • Readr for Reddit
  • Readr for Reddit
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What is Readr for Reddit?
Readr for Reddit is a Chrome extension designed to enhance readability on Reddit. It enables a clutter-free reading mode that transforms how you interact with discussions on any subreddit. The extension offers a 'read' button for an optimized viewing format, making long comment threads more manageable. Additional features include night mode, alternate font style, and keyboard shortcuts. It is currently in its beta phase with plans for future capabilities such as enhanced share options, showing more child comments, upvote links, and compatibility with Firefox and Safari.
Users: 2,000+
Rating: 4.87 (223)
Version: 0.2.3 (Last updated: 2017-06-06)
Creation date: 2017-06-06
Risk impact: Moderate risk impact
Risk likelihood: Low risk likelihood
Manifest version: 2
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  • storage
Size: 108.54K
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Not available on Firefox
Not available on Edge
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Reading long reddit comments ( AskReddit, WritingPrompts, AskScience etc. ) is no longer a pain. Try Readr for Reddit, and view individual comments in a clean design, optimised for readability. Just press 'read' on any comment, and open up the Readr viewer.

Works on all subreddits as well as self posts!

Firefox and safari versions under development :D

NEW : Night Mode, Alternate font style and a new options page!

TIP : Press 'Esc' to quit the reader UI and go back to reddit.

How To Use :

  1. Install the Extension
  2. Go to your favorite subreddit and open the discussion on the first interesting link you find
  3. Under the post, press the 'read' button (Present besides the permalink button)
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User reviews
User reviews summary
These summaries are automatically generated weekly using AI based on recent user reviews. Chrome Web Store does not verify user reviews, so some user reviews may be inaccurate, spammy, or outdated.
  • Makes Reddit comments more readable
  • Useful for reading long content
  • Seamless and easy to use
  • Helps users with difficulty reading small text
  • Does not work with new Reddit layout
  • Causes comments to lag
  • Read button position inconvenient
Most mentioned
  • Doesn't work with new Reddit layout
  • Enhances reading experience
  • Readr is useful and easy to use
Recent reviews
Awesome idea and awesome execution
by Luke Tomke Luke Tomke, 2015-01-05

Makes long self posts an absolute breeze.
by Perkee Perkee, 2014-12-20

A simple, elegant interface that delivers exactly what it promises - no more and no less.
by skyler walsh skyler walsh, 2014-12-18
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Risk impact

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

Risk likelihood

Readr for Reddit has earned a fairly good reputation and likely can be trusted.

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