RSS Readers

These apps allow you to read Resource Description Framework Site Summary (RSS) feeds in a native and comfortable way. Apps such as Feedly allow you to organize the feeds you’ve saved in multiple categories and across multiple mediums (such as news articles, blog posts, and YouTube videos).

  1. Simple to use and packed with features, NewsFire makes it a joy to keep atop the constant flow of information on the web.

    Discontinued

    No longer on app store but old versions available from download sites.

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  2. Nowsy.com is your personal information and news dashboard. Bringing you information from the sources you select. Easy to create, customize, share and search your personal pages. Adding "search" to Ajax homepages

    Discontinued

    Site down.

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  3. [FeedSquares was discontinued in favor of its successor NewsSquares .] FeedSquares is a Google Chrome extension/Android app and provides a refreshing way to experience Google Reader and read your favorite feeds in style.

    Discontinued

    FeedSquares was discontinued in favor of its successor NewsSquares (http://alternativeto.net/software/newssquares/).

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  4. RSS Bandit is a standalone reader that has many attractive features, allowing a user to merge news headlines from multiple sources onto a single page, and organize articles based on keyword, read/unread status, and date.

    Discontinued

    Last version, v1.9.0.1002, was released on July 04, 2010. You can still download it from the official website.

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  5. NewsRack is a RSS reader for iOS (iPhone and iPad) with a list view to read and organize feeds. The feeds and articles in NewsRack can be synchronized with Google Reader (optional), including categories and even custom sort order.

    Discontinued

    NewsRack was discontinued forced by the Google Reader shut down.

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    • FreeProprietary
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • Blackberry
    • Android Tablet
    • iPad
    • Adobe AIR
    • Kindle Fire
    Get updates from your favourite websites! WebReader it's a full featured Google Reader client and much more..

    Discontinued

    It depended on Google Reader, so it is unusable after July 1, 2013. Now the website is no longer available.

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  6. A simple iGoogle alternative. Weather + RSS/Atom feed Panels
  7. Looking for an iGoogle replacement? It is your personalized home and searchpage. Add news, photos, weather, and stuff from across the web to your page.

    Discontinued

    Webpage is not available anymore

  8. BlogBridge is an open source Java-based feed aggregator. BlogBridge is aimed for those people who are subscribed to many feeds, including journalists, PR professionals and OPML enthusiasts.

    Discontinued

    Discontinued and unavailable: See http://www.blogbridge.com/home

  9. Red Reader is an RSS/Atom web client that aims to be easy to use and mobile-friendly.
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    • FreeProprietary
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Adobe AIR
    ReadAir is an OSX Themed Desktop Client for Google Reader for Mac or Windows. Built with Adobe Air.

    Discontinued

    The project is no longer maintained.

    • FreeProprietary
    • Windows Mobile
    • Blackberry
    Viigo boasts an intuitive, mobile-friendly interface, that delivers a wide range of customizable content and services from some of the world's leading content providers and publishers.
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  10. Palabre is an all in one news app, acclaimed as the best user experience as a Feedly reader, a RSS Reader, Google News (Google Reader) and has gotten really good press.
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    • FreeProprietary
    • Online
    A fast & simple reader that is easy on the eye. Read articles from Twitter and quickly pull your subscriptions from Google Reader. Easily share great content with your friends and followers.Share articles to other users. Follow experts to read what they share.

    Discontinued

    The alpha version of Goodbits was shutdown.

  11. Plenary is a privacy focused simple and modern RSS reader and offline reader app for Android. Subscribe to RSS feeds of your choice and and get updates from those feeds automatically. Save article to your local storage and read it later anywhere.
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