Voice Actions for Chrome
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Voice Actions for Chrome

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Overview

Control your browser just by talking to it.

Voice Actions for Chrome lets you control your Chrome/Chromium browser with your voice. It is similar to (but not affiliated with) voice actions and voice search apps available for Android and iOS, but it is the first such app available for Chrome. Features include: • Search the web with spoken queries. • Open web pages and Chrome apps just by saying their names. • Get maps or directions by saying the name of a location or destination. • Search for music by saying the name of an artist, album, or song. • No need to search through piles of tabs—just speak the title and Voice Actions will find it. • Activate hands-free—just say “OK Chrome”✴️ Permissions: • Needs access to your tabs for the “switch to ~” command • Needs access to your installed apps for the “launch ~” command - You must still enable Chrome app launching in options before the extension will search your apps • Needs access to your top sites for the “I'm feeling lucky” command **None of your browsing data is stored by the extension** Follow for updates: • facebook.com/ChromeVoiceActions • twitter.com/ChromeVoice Voice Actions for Chrome was created by Zachary Yaro and is supported in part through donations on ko-fi.com/ZMYaro and patreon.com/ZMYaro. More information is available at goo.gl/0YRdir. The source code is available at github.com/ZMYaro/chrome-voice-actions.

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Michael MasonJan 19, 2024

Why no Microsoft Edge support?

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Zachary YaroDeveloperJan 22, 2024

As the name “Voice Actions for Chrome” and the extension being in the Chrome Web Store suggest, this extension is only thoroughly tested to work in Google Chrome. You are welcome to install it in other browsers, including Microsoft Edge, however because they (Microsoft and the developers of other Chrome-extension-compatible browsers) have made changes in the past that prevented Voice Actions for Chrome working, I can't guarantee it will work or will continue to after future Edge updates.

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Jamie LennoxJan 18, 2024

Very good, but the 'go to website' command gives me a redirect notice.

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Zachary YaroDeveloperJan 22, 2024

I agree, it is frustrating when that happens. Unfortunately, that is a limitation Google enforces of its “I'm Feeling Lucky” service. You can optionally change it in the extension options to use sites you have “installed” as Chrome apps. Additionally, the next version, coming later this year, will add DuckDuckGo's “I'm Feeling Ducky” service as another alternative.

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Apna ChoiceMar 8, 2022

best extension i have downloaded 10 of related extension but non work like i wanted alt + V its most desired function search very smoothly just need small improvement like talk back or collaboration between google voice

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Details

  • Version
    5.1.1
  • Updated
    May 30, 2023
  • Offered by
    Zachary Yaro
  • Size
    570KiB
  • Languages
    English (United States)
  • Developer
    Email
    zmyaro@zmyaro.com
  • Non-trader
    This developer has not identified itself as a trader. For consumers in the European Union, please note that consumer rights do not apply to contracts between you and this developer.

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  • Not being sold to third parties, outside of the approved use cases
  • Not being used or transferred for purposes that are unrelated to the item's core functionality
  • Not being used or transferred to determine creditworthiness or for lending purposes

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