Support for Read&Write Desktop™

Support for Read&Write Desktop™

Boost reading and writing confidence across all types of content and devices, in class, at work, and at home.

  • Support for Read&Write Desktop™
  • Support for Read&Write Desktop™
What is Support for Read&Write Desktop™?
Support for Read&Write Desktop™ is a Chrome extension that enables the Read&Write for Windows and Mac toolbar to be used within Google Chrome, offering features such as text to speech, word prediction, and text and picture dictionaries to enhance reading, writing, studying, and research.
Stats
Users: 100,000+
Rating: 1.71 (42)
Version: 2.1.282 (Last updated: 2024-06-05)
Creation date: 2024-01-04
Risk impact: High risk impact
Risk likelihood: High risk likelihood
Manifest version: 3
Permissions:
  • storage
  • scripting
  • tabs
Host permissions:
  • <all_urls>
Size: 1.94M
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This extension allows Read&Write for Windows and Mac to work inside of Google Chrome. Simply install this helper extension to use your Read&Write toolbar in places like Google Docs, Word Online, Learning Management Systems, websites and more.

The following video will show how to use Read&Write for Windows with this extension https://youtu.be/WbOmXTkinIM

NOTE: This extension requires that you have either Read&Write for Windows or Mac software installed. The extension by itself does not provide any functionality.

Learn more about using this extension here: https://support.texthelp.com/help/using-readwrite-for-windows-with-google-chrome

Read&Write’s powerful support toolbar helps you gain confidence with reading, writing, studying and research, through these features, and more:

• Text to speech lets you hear words, passages, or whole documents read aloud with easy-to-follow dual colour highlighting

• Text and picture dictionaries provide definitions and visual context for understanding unfamiliar words

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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 Chrome Web Store does not verify user reviews, so some user reviews may be inaccurate, spammy, or outdated.
Pros
  • Screen masking function
  • Works well with desktop app
  • Works great with PDFs
Cons
  • Buggy speech to text function
  • Does not work on Chrome
  • Unreliable and frustrating to use
Most mentioned
  • Does not work at all
  • Digital voice is terrible
  • Unable to highlight or save
  • Unreliable and frustrating to use
Recent reviews
by John Butler John Butler, 2024-07-22

It's not working, and there are numerous people reporting that it's not working. As far as I can tell there is no function to the add on at all. Nothing happens when you click it. I already opened a ticket using the email from previous ratings. We'll see if they do anything useful.
by J. Lindsey J. Lindsey, 2021-06-12

It's not working, and there are numerous people reporting that it's not working. As far as I can tell there is no function to the add on at all. Nothing happens when you click it. I already opened a ticket using the email from previous ratings. We'll see if they do anything useful.
by J. Lee J. Lee, 2021-06-12
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Safety
Risk impact

Support for Read&Write Desktop™ 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 Support for Read&Write Desktop™ if you trust the publisher.

Risk likelihood

Support for Read&Write Desktop™ may not be trust-worthy. Avoid installing if possible unless you really trust this publisher.

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