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Reader Mode Alternatives

Reader Mode is described as 'This feature-packed Chrome reading extension comes with Text annotating, Text-to-speech and features for dyslexics. It extracts the main content from any article and present it in a nice, distraction-free "Reader Mode"' and is an app in the web browsers category. There are more than 10 alternatives to Reader Mode for a variety of platforms, including Online / Web-based, Google Chrome, Mac, iPhone and iPad. The best alternative is Pocket, which is free. Other great apps like Reader Mode are Instapaper, Refind, WebCrate and Email This.

Reader Mode alternatives are mainly Read It Later Tools but may also be Bookmark Managers or Social Bookmarking Tools. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of Reader Mode.
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  1. Pocket icon

    Pocket

    • Mac
    • Online
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • Blackberry
    • Android Tablet
    • Windows Phone
    • iPad
    • Google Chrome
    • Safari
    • Opera
    • Firefox
    134 alternatives to Pocket 

    Save webpages to read later, and eliminate cluttering of bookmarks with sites that are merely of a one-time interest. With Pocket, you can read at home, work, on the plane, or during your commute; even without an internet connection.

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    1.  Text to SpeechPocket allows you to transform written text into spoken text.
    2.  Dark ModePocket supports dark mode for comfortable usage in low light conditions.
    3.  IFTTT IntegrationYou can connect different services to automatically trigger actions within Pocket using IFTTT.
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  2. Instapaper icon

    Instapaper

    • Online
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • Android Tablet
    • iPad
    • Apple Watch
    • Google Chrome
    • Software as a Service (SaaS)
    • Firefox
    72 alternatives to Instapaper 

    Instapaper is a simple tool to save web pages for reading later. To save web pages for later offline reading: go to Instapaper.com, install the Read Later bookmark, and mark any pages you'd like to read later.

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    1.  IFTTT IntegrationYou can connect different services to automatically trigger actions within Instapaper using IFTTT.
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  3. Refind icon

    Refind

    • Online
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • Android Tablet
    • iPad
    • Google Chrome
    79 alternatives to Refind 

    Discover, save, and read what's worth your attention.

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    WebCrate

    • Online
    • Deta
    122 alternatives to WebCrate 

    Group, organize and share links from around the web with WebCrate. It's more than just a bookmarking tool.

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    1.  Ad-freeWebCrate doesn't contain any form of external advertising.
    2.  Dark ModeWebCrate supports dark mode for comfortable usage in low light conditions.
    3.  Privacy focusedWebCrate is considered a privacy friendly alternative.
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  5. Email This icon

    Email This

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Online
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • iPad
    46 alternatives to Email This 

    Send web pages and articles to your email inbox.

    EmailThis removes ads & distractions from web pages and sends you a beautifully formatted email with just the text and images.

    Add our bookmarklet to your browser's Bookmarks Bar.


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    LARDER

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Online
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • Chrome OS
    • Google Chrome
    • Safari
    • Opera
    • Firefox
    89 alternatives to LARDER 

    Larder is for bookmarking things on the web you'll need again. It's perfect for curating lists of libraries, tools, and reference material. Trial everything for 14 days, buy a paid account if it fits your workflow. It's honestly really good.

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    WebCull

    97 alternatives to WebCull 

    WebCull is an online link manager that helps you keep all your links organized for one place that's accessible from everywhere.

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  8. Mercury Reader icon

    Mercury Reader

    • Online
    • Google Chrome
    33 alternatives to Mercury Reader 

    The Mercury Reader extension for Chrome removes ads and distractions, leaving only text and images for a clean and consistent reading view on every site.

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    WebBites

    • Online
    • Software as a Service (SaaS)
    109 alternatives to WebBites 

    WebBites is a tool to keep all your favourite websites, tools and articles in one place, currently in beta. With a strong focus on accessibility and aesthetics.

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  10. Play icon

    Play

    • Mac
    • iPhone
    • iPad
    121 alternatives to Play 

    Play is the best way to bookmark YouTube videos to watch later.

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