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  1. KrISS feed icon

    KrISS feed

    • Self-Hosted
    218 alternatives to KrISS feed 

    KrISS feed is a simple and smart (or stupid) feed reader. To see an online example: Feel free to contribute:

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  2. Simple RSS Push icon

    Simple RSS Push

    • Online
    • iPhone
    • iPad
    214 alternatives to Simple RSS Push 

    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.


  3. EldonReader icon


    • Online
    • Chrome OS
    • Google Chrome
    214 alternatives to EldonReader 

    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 .

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    BlackBerry News

    • Blackberry
    • PlayBook
    170 alternatives to BlackBerry News 

    Compatible with news filter definition in Google Alerts : Send the Feed-URL from Desktop-PC per E-Mail to your BlackBerry. With the BlackBerry News app, all the content you care about comes right to you, hot off the press and in one convenient...

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  5. Yoleo Reader icon

    Yoleo Reader

    214 alternatives to Yoleo Reader 

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

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  6. RSS Runner icon

    RSS Runner

    203 alternatives to RSS Runner 

    RSS Runner is the fastest and simplest feed reader for iPod Touch and iPhone !

    Now optimized for iOS 6 and iPhone 5!

    • Multitasking fast-app switching: you can leave the application and back later, picking up right where you left off (no need to wait for the application to re.
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    1.  Import/Export OPML FeedsImport and export your feed subscriptions into OPML format with RSS Runner.
  7. Canto icon


    • Linux
    200 alternatives to Canto 

    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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    1.  Command line interfaceCanto either have CLI support or is a CLI-only app.
    2.  Import/Export OPML FeedsImport and export your feed subscriptions into OPML format with Canto.
      A typical session using the show_unread filter
    • Sniptracker icon


      157 alternatives to Sniptracker 

      Sniptracker is a dashboard allowing you to track content from other websites. Unlike feed readers we allow you to choose the content from almost anywhere.

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    • Rss-Aware icon


      200 alternatives to Rss-Aware 

      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.

       Rss-Aware has no features, suggest some!
    • Sputnik icon


      • Mac
      • Windows
      204 alternatives to Sputnik 

      Sputnik is a simple and practical rss reader for Windows and Mac OS X.


      1. Fun to use: Keyboard (and mouse) shortcuts allows for convenient and fast browsing through articles.
      2. Works offline: All articles are stored on your computer, so you don't need internet connect.
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      1.  Import/Export OPML FeedsImport and export your feed subscriptions into OPML format with Sputnik.
      2.  PortableSputnik can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.

      Development has been discontinued. Last version, 1.0.7, released in May 2014, can be still downloaded from the official website.

      Simple and intuitive layout.
      Tagging for organised people.