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morat
 
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Post Posted November 3rd, 2016, 4:47 am

Is there a good alternative to the Readability bookmarklet?

The bookmarklet would convert any web page into an easily readable version.

John Liebson
 
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Post Posted November 3rd, 2016, 7:21 am

This is the best one I have found: https://addons.mozilla.org/en-US/firefo ... g/?src=api

I only found and tried two, the other one being a bookmarklet which I did not like at all: http://readable.tastefulwords.com/?setup .

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Post Posted November 3rd, 2016, 9:37 am

I'm trying to get away from extensions since I don't know how long they will be available.

Thanks. I like the Readable bookmarklet more than the Clippable bookmarklet.

Readability 2 (Clippable)
http://brettterpstra.com/share/readability2.html

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Post Posted November 5th, 2016, 10:08 am

Clippable is probably better, but there's also still the original Readability from a few years back: https://code.google.com/archive/p/arc90 ... adability/
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Post Posted November 5th, 2016, 12:37 pm

I have found the FF Reader mode (click the book on the right side of the URL bar) does a very good job. I have become more happy with it than when it first came out. Nothing can ever touch Clearly, but FF Reader mode comes close enough.

Also, if you have an Evernote account, you can click on the Evernote extension (https://addons.mozilla.org/en-US/firefo ... src=search) and have it make the Simplified Article option, which does what Clearly and Reader do.

And, of course, since you want to stay away from extensions, it fits the bill.
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Post Posted November 6th, 2016, 4:56 am

@Frenzie

Thanks. I found a GitHub page with the last version so I can use the bookmarklet.

http://code.google.com/archive/p/arc90l ... /downloads
http://landerlyoung.github.io/assets/st ... ity-0.5.1/

@psaulm119

Thanks. I forgot about the Reader View feature. I had to enable it again.

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