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

    1. FullTextRSSFeed.com converts abbreviated RSS feeds to a full text version, for free. Just enter the address of a truncated RSS feed, and a full text feed will be generated instantly. Converted feeds will display a promotion at the bottom of their articles.

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    2. RSS Menu is a systemwide menu that allows you to read and organize your favourite RSS or Atom feeds.
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      The fastest, leanest, most user friendly feed reader for the iPhone and iPad!
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      • Apple Watch
      A simple yet capable RSS reader designed specifically for the Apple Watch. Log in with your The Old Reader account and start reading! Supports glances to see how many unread items are in your RSS queue and from what sources.
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    3. Find, manage, and play your podcasts with DoggCatcher.
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    4. 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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      • Free PersonalProprietary
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      Derived from the Icelandic word “Frettir”, which translates directly to the word “News”, Fretsi's main target is to make online reading easier than ever, enabling you to access news and keeping you up-to-date in the easiest and fastest way possible.

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      Appears to have closed, auto-forwards to domain registration site.

      • FreeOpen Source
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      Planet is a feed (atom, rss) aggregator and reader. It downloads news feeds published online aggregates their content together into a single combined feed in html, rss and atom form, latest news first.

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      Discontinued since 2006

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    5. Get the power of RSS and PUSH NOTIFICATIONS for your iPhone, iPod or iPad. Simple RSS is the perfect tool for organizing, reading and accessing all your news quickly and easily.
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    6. 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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