Super Simple Highlighter

Super Simple Highlighter

Adds highlights to text on web pages, and tries to restore them on subsequent visits.

What is Super Simple Highlighter?
Super Simple Highlighter is a powerful Edge add-on that allows you to highlight text on web pages in various styles. It also remembers the location and content of each highlight, attempting to restore them whenever the page is loaded. With additional management functions and customization options, Super Simple Highlighter enhances your browsing experience.
This add-on was removed from Edge Add-on Store on 2022-07-05
By: Dexterous
Users: 12,243
Rating: 3.50 (19)
Version: 4.0.4 (Last updated: 2020-10-13)
Creation date: 2020-10-13
Risk impact: High risk impact
Risk likelihood: High risk likelihood
Manifest version: 2
  • clipboardWrite
  • tts
  • storage
  • contextMenus
  • unlimitedStorage
  • webNavigation
  • tabs
  • <all_urls>
Size: 425.09K
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This is an extension that can highlight text on a web page, in a variety of styles. The highlighted text can be summarised, either as snippets or as full text.

In addition, the extension remembers the location & content of each highlight, and attempts, not always successfully, to highlight the same passages of text the next time the page is loaded.

The current page's highlights are listed by clicking on the 'Pen' icon in the toolbar, along with other management functions, such as copying the highlight's text to the clipboard, or speaking the selected text. Further functions are available in the options page.

User reviews
Need clear instructions. Works on websites but not emails?
by Annette, 2022-02-07

The description of this Extension could be more clear in the instructions. To use this extension: highlight the text, right click on the highlighted portion, select "Super Simple Highlighter" (mine was the second from bottom option), select the color that you want. If highlighting does not work right away, you may need to reload the page.
by Gavin, 2021-09-24

the name is misleading, not simple at all.
by Reggie, 2021-03-02
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Risk impact

Super Simple Highlighter 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 add-on. Review carefully before installing. We recommend that you only install Super Simple Highlighter if you trust the publisher.

Risk likelihood

Super Simple Highlighter may not be trust-worthy. Avoid installing if possible unless you really trust this publisher.

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