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FeedRoller

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.

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  • Windows
  • PortableApps.com
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What is FeedRoller?

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. Customizable interface. May be "pinned" to the desktop (always visible) or automatically hide when the computer is in use. May be set to automatically hide when in full screen applications (games, movies etc.) Customizable keyboard shortcuts to pause the scrolling, pin the ticker, visit the news item and more. Can import and export feeds from other feed readers (using OPML). Supports subscribing to feeds directly from Firefox. Portable.

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FeedRoller Features

  1.  Import/Export OPML FeedsImport and export your feed subscriptions into OPML format with FeedRoller.
  2.  PortableFeedRoller can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
  3.  LightweightFeedRoller consumes less device resources compared to similar apps.

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    Supported Languages

    • English

    Our users have written 1 comments and reviews about FeedRoller, and it has gotten 5 likes

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    Likes

    • Portable
    • Works out of the box from behind company proxy

    Dislikes

    • Cannot scroll the news horizontally
    • Cannot specify the exact location of the ticker
    • Cannot make background transparent
    • Non-standard GUI (Options)

    Back to finding the perfect portable desktop news ticker...

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    Tags

    • rss-feeds
    • Atom
    • News Reader

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    News & Books

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