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Google Reader Alternatives

Google Reader is described as 'was a Web-based aggregator, capable of reading Atom and RSS feeds online or offline' and is a leading RSS Reader in the news & books category. There are more than 100 alternatives to Google Reader for a variety of platforms, including Online / Web-based, Android, iPhone, iPad and Android Tablet. The best alternative is Feedly, which is free. Other great apps like Google Reader are Inoreader, The Old Reader, Tiny Tiny RSS and QuiteRSS.

Google Reader alternatives are mainly RSS Readers but may also be News Readers or Personal Homepage Sites. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of Google Reader.
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  • FreeProprietary
  • Online
  • Android
  • Java Mobile
  • Android Tablet

Google Reader was a Web-based aggregator, capable of reading Atom and RSS feeds online or offline.

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  1. FreshRSS icon

    FreshRSS

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Self-Hosted
    • Cloudron

    FreshRSS is a free, self-hosted RSS aggregator. It is quite lightweight, fast (it can manage +100k articles without complaining) and powerful (e.g. shortcuts, filters, responsive design, multi-views, multi-themes, multi-users, statistics, provides a Google Reader API, etc.)

    ⚫︎ Import/Export OPML FeedsImport and export your feed subscriptions into OPML format with FreshRSS.
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    Most users think FreshRSS is a great alternative to Google Reader.
    MorganGeek

    great features, self-hosted, big community, mobile friendly, light

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  2. Fast & free RSS feed reader as a browser extension for Chrome, Vivaldi, Edge, Brave and Firefox for reading blogs, news or any RSS, Atom or RDF based feed.

    ⚫︎ Import/Export OPML FeedsImport and export your feed subscriptions into OPML format with Feedbro.
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    easy to install in Firefox, free, not limited, number of new posts always visible in add-on icon

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    News360

    • FreemiumProprietary
    • Online
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • Android Tablet
    • iPad
    • Apple Watch

    News360 is a next-generation news reader that gathers news from more than 10,000 different online sources, and presents them in an innovative visual fashion, aggregating different articles and media, and letting you see all sides of a story.

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    Discontinued

    News360 has been boughts by PressReader icon PressReader in August 2019, but the app is still available on iOS and Android.

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    Almost everyone thinks News360 is a great alternative to Google Reader.
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    BeyondPod

    • FreemiumProprietary
    • Windows Mobile
    • Android
    • Android Tablet

    Read RSS feeds, download and listen to podcasts/video casts directly on your phone.

    ⚫︎ Import/Export OPML FeedsImport and export your feed subscriptions into OPML format with BeyondPod.
    ⚫︎ Sync Across DevicesBeyondPod can sync your data across devices like your phone, desktop and tablet
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    Almost everyone thinks BeyondPod is a great alternative to Google Reader.

    It does it all in a well organized way

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    Beyond Pod provides an excellent ways to keep your podcasts and videos reasonably organized. Organization is in the eye of the beholder.

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  5. Feedbin icon

    Feedbin

    • Mac
    • Online
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • ReadKit
    • Leaf RSS Reader
    • News+
    • FeedMe
    • Slow Feeds
    • Reeder
    • NetNewsWire

    Feedbin is a modern web reader to follow websites, Twitter feeds and email newsletters in one place. It boasts a clean interface, is ad-free, and costs $5/month.

    ⚫︎ Import/Export OPML FeedsImport and export your feed subscriptions into OPML format with Feedbin.
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  6. BazQux Reader is a very fast RSS feed reader with simple and clean user interface.

    ⚫︎ Import/Export OPML FeedsImport and export your feed subscriptions into OPML format with BazQux Reader.
    ⚫︎ Dark ModeBazQux Reader supports dark mode for comfortable usage in low light conditions.
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    Almost everyone thinks BazQux Reader is a great alternative to Google Reader.
  7. FeedReader Online icon

    FeedReader Online

    • FreeProprietary
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Online

    FeedReader Online is a FREE RSS news aggregation solution that provides robust, state-of-the-art features in an intuitive, user-friendly environment.

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    Almost everyone thinks FeedReader Online is a great alternative to Google Reader.
  8. RSS Guard is simple, light and easy-to-use RSS/ATOM feed aggregator developed using Qt framework which supports online feed synchronization with these features:

    ⚫︎ LightweightRSS Guard consumes less device resources compared to similar apps.
    ⚫︎ Multiple Account supportRSS Guard support multiple accounts without the need to logout and login
    ⚫︎ Import/Export OPML FeedsImport and export your feed subscriptions into OPML format with RSS Guard.
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    NetNewsWire

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • iPhone
    • iPad

    RSS reader shows you articles from your favorite blogs and news sites, and it keeps track of what you’ve read.

    ⚫︎ Extensible by Plugins/ExtensionsNetNewsWire can be extended with add-ons, plugins and extensions.
    ⚫︎ Dark ModeNetNewsWire supports dark mode for comfortable usage in low light conditions.
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    hadyncutler

    Completely free, no ads, simple to use, great UI, and no cons whatsoever!

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    Nextcloud News

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Linux
    • Android
    • Self-Hosted

    The News app is an extension to Nextcloud. Essentially it is an RSS/Atom feed aggregator and offers a RESTful API for app developers. There are several clients, also for mobile devices.

    ⚫︎ Import/Export OPML FeedsImport and export your feed subscriptions into OPML format with Nextcloud News.
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    Most users think Nextcloud News is a great alternative to Google Reader.
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