High Contrast
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High Contrast

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Overview

Change or invert the color scheme to make webpages easier to read.

High Contrast lets you browse the web with your choice of several high-contrast color filters designed to make it easier to read text. When you install this extension, all pages are "inverted", so black becomes white and white becomes black. Press the "browser action" icon in the toolbar to toggle it on and off, or customize your settings on a per-site basis. Use a convenient keyboard shortcut to quickly change your settings while you browse. Other extensions try to change the default colors, but this ends up breaking many popular websites. Only this extension applies filters to your page that invert almost everything - the only exception is photos, which are left alone. Also note that the Chrome web store and other built-in pages like the New Tab page and Settings pages are unaffected - extensions like this one are not allowed to modify them, by design.

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Don BuelkeMay 24, 2024

Resolved! After further twiddling, I found a switch at the the 3-dots on the taskbar to open the menu to customize Chrome>Extensions>Manage Extension>select the High Contrast one>click on Details and find the switch to turn on Pin To Task Bar. There are numerous other switches there to play with, too, but they seem to be set to a favorable default and I left them alone. The extension now worked on Gmail, Google search screens and web pages, but it doesn't work on this or other primary Chrome ... Show more

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Heather RamsdenMay 24, 2024

Such a useful add on for me as a neurodivergent person. Thank you to the developer for working on a quick fix.

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Dan MozesMay 23, 2024

THIS IS A LIFESAVER FOR ME AS A VISUALLY IMPAIED PERSON I CAN HARDLY READ "NORMAL" PAGES I HABEEN USING THIS EXTENTION FOR SEVERL YEARS AND IT IS A PURE JOY IT STOPPED WORKING FOR THE LAST 24 HOURS AND MY COMPUTER WAS PRACTILY USELESS LUCKILY ONE OF THE LAST REVIEWERS EXPLAIIED THE REMOVAL AND RE-INSTALALTION OF THE PROGRAM AND THR PROBLEM FIXED THANK YOU

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Details

  • Version
    0.9.5
  • Updated
    May 23, 2024
  • Size
    166KiB
  • Languages
    52 languages
  • Developer
    Google LLC
    1600 Amphitheatre Pkwy Mountain View, CA 94043 US
    Email
    chrome-a11y-extensions@google.com
  • Trader
    This developer has identified itself as a trader per the definition from the European Union.

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