Google announced a reader mode in ChromeOS called Read Anything, and it arrives in ChromeOS 114. Here’s how to use it early in the ChromeOS 111 side panel.
The Google Chrome side panel is adding a Read Anywhere option, which will take the place of Reader Mode in Chrome, and a place to write private user notes.
You might not browse as much as I do; in fact, I hope not. Even if you only surf the web a few hours weekly, my favorite hidden Chrome OS feature makes this a better experience.
Chrome OS 79 is expected to add custom settings to the Reader Mode on Chromebooks, including choice of font, font size and more. Here’s a great example of what it should like, based on a currently available Chrome extension.
When Chrome OS 75 arrives on your Chromebook, you’ll finally have a “reader mode” option for distraction-free browsing. Currently, enabling this mode requires a trip to the Chrome menu; a new icon switch is in the works for faster mode switches.