BeeLine Reader and PDF Viewer


 BeeLine Reader browser extension






BeeLine Reader’s is a browser-based software suite that helps you read more quickly and easily by applying a line-wrapping color gradient to text. This technique improves visual tracking and focus to enable faster and easier reading. To learn more about BeeLine Reader, visit their BeeLine Reader website or see features in The Atlantic and on NPR.

BeeLine will work with macOS, Windows, and Linux web browsers.

Swarthmore has a license agreement that gives all students, faculty, and staff access.

Installation Instructions

Important Note

 You must install the plugins for your browser before registering.

BeeLine Reader Extension

  1. Install the extension/plugin for your browser. Supported browsers are:

  2. Go to the Swarthmore BeeLine Google Doc to get the registration link.

  3. Install the PDF viewer if desired


If you experience issues please enter a ticket via our support portal at or sent us an email at

Ways you can contact ITS or find information:

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