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

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  1. Miniflux icon

    Miniflux

    • Self-Hosted
    165 alternatives to Miniflux 

    Miniflux is a minimalist and opinionated feed reader.

    Reader Feed formats supported: Atom, RSS 1.0/2.0, RDF, and JSON OPML import/export Support multiple enclosures/attachments (Podcasts, videos, music, and images) Play videos from YouTube channels directly inside Mi.

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    1.  Import/Export OPML FeedsImport and export your feed subscriptions into OPML format with Miniflux.
    Using keyboard navigation with the Black theme.
    Responsive view on a smartphone.
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    selfoss

    • Android
    • Android Tablet
    • Self-Hosted
    159 alternatives to selfoss 

    selfoss the web based open source rss reader and multi source mashup aggregator.

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    1.  Import/Export OPML FeedsImport and export your feed subscriptions into OPML format with selfoss.
    2.  Ad-freeselfoss doesn't contain any form of external advertising.
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  3. FlowReader icon

    FlowReader

    • Windows
    • Online
    • Android
    222 alternatives to FlowReader 

    Flowreader is a web-based RSS reader that brings users both web news and social accounts feeds. One can organize categories, share and post directly from Flowreader page to Twitter and Google+ accounts.

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    This app doesn't have any features at the moment.
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    Good News

    • Online
    • Chrome OS
    • Google Chrome
    217 alternatives to Good News 

    Good News is your personal news stream. It helps you discover and share the latest news on your favorite topics from the sources you trust.

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    Feeder

    • Online
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • Chrome OS
    • Android Tablet
    • iPad
    • Google Chrome
    • Safari
    • Firefox
    224 alternatives to Feeder 

    Feeder.co is a simple way to follow your favorite feeds and sites. Feeder supports most RSS and Atom feeds on the web. Browsing your feeds has never been easier.

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    1.  Dark ModeFeeder supports dark mode for comfortable usage in low light conditions.
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    Feeder vs Google Reader opinions
    Almost everyone thinks Feeder is a great alternative to Google Reader.


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    Flym

    • Android
    • F-Droid
    229 alternatives to Flym 

    Flym News Reader is a light, modern, totally free (no ads) and opensource project which keeps you inform by fetching your websites/blogs and displaying them in a mobile-optimized way.

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    Discontinued

    The project is no longer maintained after Google added some restrictions to news apps. Last version, 2.5.6, released in December 2020, can be still downloaded from GitHub, Google Play Store and F-Droid

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    Blogtrottr

    • Online
    217 alternatives to Blogtrottr 

    Blogtrottr delivers updates from all of your favourite news, feeds, and blogs directly to your email inbox, giving you the flexibility to stay updated whilst on the go.

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    1.  Import/Export OPML FeedsImport and export your feed subscriptions into OPML format with Blogtrottr.
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  8. Kontact - Akregator icon

    Kontact - Akregator

    211 alternatives to Kontact - Akregator 

    Akregator is a news feed reader. It enables you to follow news sites, blogs and other RSS/Atom-enabled websites without the need to manually check for updates using a web browser. Akregator is designed to be both easy to use and to be powerful enough to read hundreds of news...

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  9. Reader Highlighter icon

    Reader Highlighter

    • Online
    • Google Chrome
    26 alternatives to Reader Highlighter 

    Save articles, news, and webpages that you want to read later. Read clutter free, highlight text and share with others.

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    Save pages that you want to read later.
    Reader Highlighter vs Google Reader opinions
    Some users think Reader Highlighter is a great alternative to Google Reader, some don't.
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    Visualping

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Online
    • Windows Mobile
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • Chrome OS
    • Windows S
    • Android Tablet
    • Windows Phone
    • iPad
    57 alternatives to Visualping 

    Visualping is the easiest to use website change monitoring, website change detector and website change alert software of the web. Contrary to other website change monitoring software like ChangeDetector, Versionista, Page Monitor, it tracks and detect visual webpage changes and...

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    1.  Website MonitoringVisualping can detect and resolve website performance issues proactively.
    2.  No registration requiredYou can use most of the features in Visualping without registration.
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