New browser extension, Read&Write for Microsoft Edge, now online

Brad Stephenson

Windows 10

A new Microsoft Edge browser extension is now available called, Read&Write for Microsoft Edge. The extension is currently in a free beta for users to experience but will be given a price once the beta phase finishes. Here’s the official description:

Boost reading and writing confidence. Offer support for Word Online, web and OneNote to students with learning difficulties, dyslexia or ELL/ESL. Read&Write for Microsoft Edge™ offers a range of powerful support tools to help students gain confidence with reading, writing, studying and research, including:

Hear words, passages, or whole documents read aloud with easy-to-follow dual color highlighting

See the meaning of words explained with text and picture dictionaries

Hear text translated into other languages

Highlight text in documents or the web

Simplify and summarize text on web pages

Read&Write for Microsoft Edge™ is a user-friendly Microsoft Edge extension for use with all types of PCs running Windows 10. It works with web pages and common file types in OneDrive, including: Word Online, OneNote Online. Install Read&Write for Microsoft Edge™ to access ALL of these features as a FREE BETA.

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