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. TICKR is GTK-based RSS READER application which displays RSS FEEDS in a TICKER bar on your desktop. With a single click, you get the latest headlines scrolling in a thin window on your desktop, as what can be seen on News TV channels.
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  2. Read all of the latest news from your Feedbin account while on the move. Bulletin allows you to carry up to 1,000 unread items on your device, in addition to all of your starred items and notes.
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  3. Newsflow brings all news of your favorite websites in one place, so you don't have to spend time on web browsing any more, you'll always be in touch with the latest news and articles from around the world.
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  4. A great alternative to Google Reader. Offers awesome productivity features like Search, RSS feeds for your starred items, tags & folder. You can share on Twitter, .
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  5. KrISS feed is a simple and smart (or stupid) feed reader.
    To see an online example: http://tontof.net/feed
    Feel free to contribute: https://github.com/tontof/kriss_feed
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  6. EldonReader is the best and easy way to transform all your favorites websites into a social and interactive digital magazine, It's the ultimate alternative to Google Reader .

    Discontinued

    Website and Chrome app not accessible.

  7. Yoleo is an RSS feed reader. Free for all, but allows a donation to ensure that development continues.
    • FreeOpen Source
    • Linux
    Feeds is a desktop RSS reader for Linux. It doesn’t integrate or sync with a cloud-based service, but you can import a list of feeds via an .opml file. It is a clean and simple application to read the latest posts from your favourite websites.
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  8. Sticky Notes For Web Pages Offload your memory by appending notes: - to a specific website - to a specific page of that website - to a specific element of that page - to any web page matching a defined scope FRICTIONLESS - Click & Type CONTEXTUAL - Page specific...
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  9. Sputnik is a simple and practical rss reader for Windows and Mac OS X. Pros: 1. Fun to use: Keyboard (and mouse) shortcuts allows for convenient and fast browsing through articles.

    Discontinued

    Development has been discontinued. Last version, 1.0.7, released in May 2014, can be still downloaded from the official website.

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  10. RSS Runner is the fastest and simplest feed reader for iPod Touch and iPhone ! Now optimized for iOS 6 and iPhone 5!
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  11. It is a program written in python that uses notify-osd to notify you about updates to a website using it's rss feed and appindicator to let you access that post. Every 15mins it checks for new posts
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  12. NewsFox is an efficient 3-pane(email) style Atom/RSS feed reader. NewsFox allows you to group your feeds as you wish, read feed content offline, update feeds when you want, 1-click subscribe with the Firefox URL bar icon, and read other feeds while updating.

    Discontinued

    This "app" hasn't been updated in almost 3 years and is incompatible with Firefox Quantum so it is essentially dead.
    See http://newsfox.mozdev.org/ChangeLog.txt

  13. Desktop Ticker is a free RSS and Atom web feed aggregator application that allows you to keep an eye on the latest news from your favourite websites whilst you work on your computer. Once feeds have been added, the article titles scroll horizontally across the screen.
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  14. Canto is an Atom/RSS feed reader for the console that is meant to be quick, concise, and colorful. It's meant to allow you to crank through feeds like you've never cranked before by providing a minimal, yet information packed interface. No navigating menus.