HTML5 Audio Description (via screenreader) chrome extension

Version: 1.0.3
HTML5 Audio Description (via screenreader)
This extension plays audio description track elements of HTML5 videos via a screenreader.
2.36 Based on 14 user rates

What is HTML5 Audio Description (via screenreader)?

HTML5 Audio Description (via screenreader) is a speech extension for chrome. also, it is screen reader extension and html5 extension and text to speech extension. it's a free extension and is featured in Accessibility, it has 1,000+ active users since released its first version, it earns an average rating of 2.36 from 14 rated user, last update is 3878 days ago.

What’s new in version 1.0.3?

                IMPORTANT: Please activate the “Enable <track> element” experiment in chrome://flags/
This experiment MUST be enabled for the extension to work.

Use this extension if you want your screenreader to render audio descriptions. For the extension that plays via Chrome text to speech,

Currently supported screenreaders:
- ChromeVox
- Mac OS X VoiceOver is not fully supported

Languages supported:
- depends on language support of your screenreader

Keyboard shorcuts:
For keyboard shortcuts, press alt + ? while on a webpage.

This is part of the Axs-Chrome open-source project, which supports extensions that enhance accessibility. You can submit feedback to the Axs-Chrome discussion group:            

How to install HTML5 Audio Description (via screenreader)?

You could download the latest version crx file or older version files and install it.

Preview of HTML5 Audio Description (via screenreader)

Technical Features:

  • Latest Version: 1.0.3
  • Requirements: Windows Chrome, Mac Chrome
  • License: Free
  • Latest update: Friday, August 10th, 2012
  • Author: Google Accessibility

HTML5 Audio Description (via screenreader) Available languages:



Reviews of html5 audio description (via screenreader):

Bryan Myers August 20th, 2018
Bryan Myers

As a sighted web developer I couldn't get this to do anything when it was enabled. If I were blind it would be impossible to activate... even if that did anything.

Brad Johnson June 5th, 2018
Brad Johnson

no instructions!

Daubney Thielking November 29th, 2017
Daubney Thielking

There's no instructions. I can't figure out how to work it.

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