Frequently Asked Questions

What is Pixie?

Pixie is a versatile web browser extension developed by, designed to enhance web accessibility and improve the online reading experience. It includes features like Text-to-Speech, Screen Shader, Reading Ruler, and more.

Which browsers support Pixie?

Pixie is compatible with Chrome, Firefox, Edge, and all Chromium-based web browsers.

Is Pixie available in languages other than English?

Yes, Pixie supports 54 different languages, making it accessible to a global audience.

How does the Text-to-Speech feature work?

Pixie’s Text-to-Speech (TTS) feature converts text on web pages into spoken words, allowing you to listen to content instead of reading it. You can control the speed and voice of the narration.

Can Pixie help with reading difficulties like dyslexia?

Absolutely. Pixie offers dyslexia-friendly fonts like OpenDyslexic and customizable text configurations to enhance readability for users with dyslexia.

What is the purpose of the Screen Shader?

The Screen Shader reduces screen brightness and adjusts tint color, minimizing eye strain and improving comfort during extended reading.

How do I customize Pixie’s settings to fit my needs?

Pixie offers a range of customizable settings. You can adjust text size, font style, color schemes, and more from the Pixie toolbar in your browser.

Is there a feature to hide images and reduce distractions?

Yes, Pixie allows you to hide unnecessary images on a page to focus solely on the text.

Is Pixie free to use?

Yes, Pixie is free to download and use. Some advanced features may require a subscription in the future.

What should I do if I encounter issues with Pixie?

If you face any problems, please reach out to our support team through the contact form on our website, or refer to our user guide available online.

How often does Pixie get updated?

We regularly update Pixie to introduce new features, enhance existing ones, and ensure compatibility with the latest browser versions.

How does Pixie handle user data and privacy?

At, we prioritize user privacy. Pixie does not collect personal data beyond what is necessary for functionality and improvement of the service. Our privacy policy details how we handle and protect user data.

Can Pixie be integrated into educational institution systems?

Yes, Pixie is an excellent tool for educational institutions. It can be easily integrated into school or university systems to enhance accessibility for students. For bulk installation or customization, please contact us directly.