Desktop Ticker Alternatives

    Desktop Ticker is described as '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' and is an app in the News & Books category. There are four alternatives to Desktop Ticker for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Adobe AIR, Android, Android Tablet and Chrome OS. The best alternative is Feedly, which is free. Other great apps like Desktop Ticker are Snackr (Free, Open Source), FeedRoller (Free) and Tickr (Free, Open Source).

    This page was last updated Jun 17, 2021

    1. Feedly is a better way to organize, read and share the content of your favorite sites. It weaves the content from the RSS feeds of your favorite websites into a fun magazine-like experience and provides seamless integration with social networks.
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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Adobe AIR
      Snackr was built using Adobe Flex 3 and Adobe AIR 1.0. It's an RSS ticker that pulls random items from your feeds and scrolls them across your desktop. When you see a title that looks interesting, you can click on it to pop up the item in a window.

      Discontinued

      Last version, 0.41, was released on June 14, 2010. You can still download it from the official website.



    2. FeedRoller is a lightweight RSS feed ticker. It is designed to show scrolling headlines from your favorite news sites and blogs, directly on your desktop. Features Supports RSS, and Atom feed format. Shows news title, summary, age and source.
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    3. 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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