Best of Medium Chrome Apps

Discover and download great Medium apps for Chrome.

August 1st, 2018

Play (for Medium)

Listen to Medium Stories with a Chrome Extension

Play.ht (for Medium) is a Free Chrome Extension to Listen to any article on Medium as an Audio Narration.

Kunal Bhatia- Co-founder & Design Lead @SlidesUp
I use Play.ht for providing audio for my Medium readers. They are robotic voices, but it gets the job done and it's very easy to get started. You can even embed the player inside your own articles.
Niv Dror- VC at Shrug Capital
This seems like a very popular Chrome extension for listening to articles. Did well in the Product Hunt launch 😊
keyul- Maker of Quick Code & Bot Stash
I was going to recommend this when I saw the question. But you already did. This is definitely the best extension to listen to Medium articles.
Play
Play is an app that adds Audio Narrations to your Articles using automated voices and automatically adds an Embedded Audio Player in those articles for your readers to Listen and Subscribe! Is your blog on Medium? Check out How to Add Audio to Your Blog on Medium!
Play
Unlike reading that demand a reader's complete attention and focus, audio narrations come with the advantage of multitasking, allowing you to better engage for longer periods with your audience as the content is delivered in a way that's easy to consume.
24 Alternatives to Play (for Medium)

Applause 👏 is a Chrome extension that makes it easy to give your favorite writers a bunch of claps on their post. We also help you track what your latest claps were & give you a running tally of how much clapping you've been doing. Never have tired fingers again or lose track of your favorite post from all of the clapping you are doing on Medium.

2 Alternatives to Applause Chrome Extension 👏

Thunderclap chrome extension

Clap 50 times in 1 click of Medium's clap button

Now you can show Medium authors appreciation with ease. 1 click gives the maximum number of claps - 50.

Medium
Since Medium has debuted its cutting edge clap technology, it has been met with mixed reaction. Regardless, we can agree it turns the binary upvote into something more graduated. I'm a UI guy. I design and develop user-interfaces in the most user-kind way I can.

Darker Medium applies a customizable dark theme to *all* medium formatted stories. You can customize the header background, main accent color, highlight color and link styles separately from the option menu. No matter the domain, if a site is using Medium, it will get a dark theme; that is the main advantage over Stylus and Stylish.

15 Alternatives to Darker Medium

Medium Anchor

Free Chrome Extension to add anchor links to Medium articles

Medium Anchor is a free Chrome Extension to add anchor links to Medium articles with just one click.

Medium doesn’t have a built-in feature to add anchor links so this extension was built to fill this gap. It works on both desktop and Medium mobile apps.

Anchor links are helpful to create table of contents and footnotes. It's also good for SEO.

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I'm going to show you how you can make a nice hyper-linked Table of Contents for your Medium articles. Here's what this will look like in your Medium article: Each of these links will jump to a specific part of the article. This is a major usability improvement for your readers.
Medium
Update: Medium Anchor is now available on Google Web Store! I love reading! Almost every single day, I open Medium in my smartphone and read lots of amazing articles from authors and channels I follow and also articles recommended by Medium.

Signature ✍️ is a browser extension that allows writers and editors to quickly and easily insert their blog’s signatures / sign-offs with the click of a button. No more copying and pasting, simply edit the signature once and you’re all set.

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