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Immersive Reader for Chrome, Edge, Firefox, iPad & iPhone

Unlock enhanced reading comprehension across all platforms with Helperbird's Immersive Reader feature. Use Microsoft's Immersive Reader on any website or PDF to elevate reading fluency and understanding. Compatible with Chrome, Edge, Firefox, iPad, and iPhone.


Helperbird proudly brings Immersive Reader by Microsoft to every website, through our award-winning browser extension. Available for Chrome, Edge & Safari.


The benefits of using Microsoft's Immersive Reader include:

Improving reading comprehension

Immersive Reader provides tools such as text-to-speech, syllable and phonetic breakdown, and translations which can help users to better understand and engage with the text.

Enhancing accessibility

The tool provides options for users with visual or reading difficulties, such as larger text, different font styles, and high contrast mode, which can make the text more legible and easier to read.

Improving reading fluency

The tool provides features such as line focus, which can help users to better track the text, and text-to-speech, which can help users to improve their reading fluency.

Enhancing reading engagement

Immersive Reader provides tools such as background themes, which can make the reading experience more visually appealing, and word-by-word highlighting, which can help users to better engage with the text.

Supporting multiple languages

The tool provides translations, text-to-speech, and phonetic breakdown for multiple languages, making it easier for users to understand and engage with text in different languages.

Enhancing productivity

By providing tools to improve reading comprehension, fluency and engagement, immersive reader can help users to save time and increase productivity when reading and understanding text.


  • Text-to-speech
  • Syllable and phonetic breakdown
  • Translations
  • Larger text
  • Different font styles
  • High contrast mode
  • Line focus
  • Background themes
  • Word-by-word highlighting
  • Pronunciation
  • Picture dictionary
  • Translations

Is this a Free Helperbird feature?

Yes but their is limited functionality. To unlock all features, you can upgrade to a paid plan.

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Annotations & Sticky Notes

Transform your research and workflow with Helperbird's Annotations & Sticky Notes feature. Effortlessly highlight, annotate, and leave comments on any website or PDF. Choose from a variety of colors and sizes, and organize your notes seamlessly. Save to the cloud and export in multiple formats, all while using our robust search functionality.

Line, Letter, and Word Spacing

Effortlessly fine-tune the spacing of lines, letters, and words on any website or PDF. Enhance readability and tailor your online reading experience with Helperbird.

Show Alt & Image Descriptions

Streamline your web browsing by showing image and link descriptions on mouse over with Helperbird on any website or PDF. Gain quick insights into content by hovering over images and links.

5 out of 5 stars

“After using Helperbird I can't say enough positive things about it. This extension has truly transformed my online reading experience. Whether it's adjusting font sizes, reducing eye strain with the gray filter, or using the dyslexia-friendly fonts, Helperbird offers a range of features that cater to individual preferences and needs. The customizable color options and text alignment have also been incredibly helpful for personalizing my browsing. And the speed reading feature? It's a game-changer! Overall, Helperbird is a versatile, user-friendly tool that enhances accessibility and makes online reading a breeze. Highly recommended!”

Charlie Nishelle Calkins
Charlie Nishelle Calkins
Helperbird Pro user