OpenDyslexic for Edge

OpenDyslexic for Edge

Format pages using the OpenDyslexic font and low contrast help

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What is OpenDyslexic for Edge?

OpenDyslexic for Edge is an Edge add-on by AndyEdgeExtension. This add-on has 145 active users and was removed from Edge Add-on Store a year ago. The latest version, 12.0.0, was updated 2 years ago.

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Stats
This add-on was removed from Edge Add-on Store on 2022-09-27
Users: 145
Version: 12.0.0 (Last updated: 2022-06-16)
Creation date: 2022-06-16
Risk impact: High risk impact
Risk likelihood: High risk likelihood
Manifest version: 2
Permissions:
  • activeTab
  • storage
  • <all_urls>
  • tabs
  • background
  • webRequest
  • webRequestBlocking
Size: 299.56K
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Summary

Open-Dyslexic is an open sourced font created to increase readability for readers with dyslexia. This extension overrides all fonts on web pages with the OpenDyslexic font, and formats pages to be more easily readable.

Your brain can sometimes do funny things to letters. OpenDyslexic tries to help prevent some of these things from happening. Letters have heavy weighted bottoms to add a kind of "gravity" to each letter. You are able to quickly figure out which part of the letter is down because of this feature. It aids in recognizing the correct letter and sometimes helps to keep your brain from rotating them around. Consistently weighted bottoms can also help reinforce the line of text. The unique shapes of each letter can help prevent confusion by flipping and swapping.

Open-Dyslexic has recently received favourable coverage from the BBC (http://bbc.com/news/technology-19734341) and is included in many iOS and Android apps.

Unlike much other dyslexia or DRD typefaces, OpenDyslexic is completely free for individuals, companies, schools, and in short: everyone.

Safety
Risk impact

OpenDyslexic for Edge 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 OpenDyslexic for Edge if you trust the publisher.

Risk likelihood

OpenDyslexic for Edge may not be trust-worthy. Avoid installing if possible unless you really trust this publisher.

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