Google Reader Alternatives

    Google Reader is described as 'Discontinued web aggregator and online/offline RSS and Atom feed reader' and is one of the leading apps in the News & Books category. There are more than 100 alternatives to Google Reader for a variety of platforms, including Online / Web-based, Windows, Android, Mac and iPhone. The best alternative is Feedly, which is free. Other great apps like Google Reader are Inoreader (Freemium), The Old Reader (Freemium), Tiny Tiny RSS (Free, Open Source) and QuiteRSS (Free, Open Source).

    This page was last updated Nov 6, 2020

      • FreemiumOpen Source
      • Online
      Full-Text RSS transforms partial feeds into full-text feeds.
    1. 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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    2. 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.

    3. Yoleo is an RSS feed reader. Free for all, but allows a donation to ensure that development continues.
    4. 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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    5. 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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    6. 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

    7. 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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    8. birdreader - Home-made, Open-source Google Reader replacement powered by Node.js and CouchDB (Cloudant).
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    9. 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.
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