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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 (Freemium), Refind (Freemium), Mercury Reader (Free) and Email This (Free).

    This page was last updated Oct 14, 2021

    1. 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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    2. Save news articles, stories, blogs, podcast and more for later with My Reads. My Reads for iPhone, iPad and iPad makes it easy to save links to your favorite places on the internet for you to read later.
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    3. Use Readit to save and manage your articles at a click of a button. Keep growing with your own library from everywhere. FEATURES: - Save Articles from iPhone, iPad and Mac. - All the information is synchronized on all your devices.
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      • FreeProprietary
      • Online
      • Google Chrome
      Fika is a tool which can help you extract the main content from the webpage and present it in a peaceful reading mode. Other than that, Fika retrieves the table of content and offers four delightful themes: Vanilla, Latte, Blabar, Licorice.
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    4. EasyReader can customize and improve the readability of long web articles Make any article or part of a website more readable! Usage: 1. Click extension button. 2. Select content on the page to read. 3. Enjoy. Features:
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      • FreemiumProprietary
      • Mac
      • iPhone
      • iPad
      DoMarks is the to-do app for bookmarks. Add bookmarks. Categorize them. Check them off. Done! Create a new Mark, give it an action to perform, and turn your bookmarks into a list of items you can work through. Welcome to the new age of productivity!
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    5. Speed and simplicity. No styles. No ads. No scripts. Unstyle provides an incredibly fast web browsing experience by removing CSS, advertisements, and JavaScript from web pages. It's the perfect way to get the content you want quickly and without distraction.
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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Windows
      • Google Chrome
      Read news articles with minimal distraction and scrolling. It utilises the CSS3 multi-column layout to make good use of all the screen space available on a desktop/laptop monitor.

      Discontinued

      It seems no longer developed. Last version, 0.2, released in January 2013, can be still downloaded from Chrome Web Store.

      • FreeOpen Source
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux
      • Waterfox
      • Pale Moon
      • Firefox
      Enjoy Reading is heavily based on the old Readability open source bookmarklet. The only difference for now is that there is no more server calls to the readability server, the add-on embbeds all the logic !

      Discontinued

      The extension is currently not working on Firefox 57. It still works on XUL-based Firefox forks like Waterfox and Pale Moon

      • FreeProprietary
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux
      • Chrome OS
      • Google Chrome
      Puts Google Chrome into read mode for a pleasant reading experience.

      Discontinued

      The extension is no longer updated. Last version, 1.0.6, released in September 2012, can be still downloaded from Chrome Web Store.

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