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Pocket

Save webpages to read later, and eliminate cluttering of bookmarks with sites that are merely of a one-time interest. With Pocket, you can read at home, work, on the pla...

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Avg rating of 3.5 (22)| 26 comments

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Pocket Features

  1.  Text to SpeechPocket allows you to transform written text into spoken text.
  2.  Dark ModePocket supports dark mode for comfortable usage in low light conditions.
  3.  IFTTT IntegrationYou can connect different services to automatically trigger actions within Pocket using IFTTT.

Pocket information

  • Developed byRead It Later, Inc.
  • LicensingProprietary and Freemium product.
  • PricingSubscription that costs between $0 and $5.
  • RatingAverage rating of 3.5 (22 ratings)
  • Alternatives132 alternatives listed

Supported Languages

  • English
  • Dutch
  • French
  • German
  • Italian
  • Japanese
  • Korean
  • Polish
  • Portuguese
  • Russian
  • Spanish
  • Chinese

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  •   4.8 avg rating
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Our users have written 26 comments and reviews about Pocket, and it has gotten 869 likes

Pocket was added to AlternativeTo by catfyn on and this page was last updated . Pocket is sometimes referred to as Read It Later.

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Been using it for maybe ten years, when it was called Read It Later.

It's simple, unobtrusive, multi platform. I can save and tag sites and read them anywhere. And with third party integrations can tag some pages to read later on, on my Kindle.

Initially it was just to read articles later on, but nowadays it's also a bit of a bookmark and archive tool.

They now have a subscription service that stores pages forever even if they cease to exist.

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SeanDFroszt
  
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I don't use it for many bookmarks or anything. I have something else for that. Indeed, I never have thought of Pocket or its similar services as bookmark services, but rather curation services. And Pocket is the best! Owned by the formerly Open and Great Mozilla, it's awesome!

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shivamlavti
  
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Instapaper vs Pocket

Instapaper Pros:

  • Completely free and Ad free with no IAP.
  • Speed Reading
  • Notes
  • Highlights
  • More Fonts & Customization
  • Management via Folders (Personal Choice)
  • Shows Estimated Reading Time
  • Tlit Scroll
  • Sort by Article
  • Pinterest !!

Pocket Pros :

  • AMOLED mode in Android app
  • Tags (Personal Choice)

Both apps have IFTTT integration.

Instapaper is wayy ahead of Pocket in terms of features! And it's Free!

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It's buggy at best but it has a nice UI. The recommendations are biased and sexist and not curated properly.

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sweethuman
  
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It's cheap, unobtrusive and does what it should in a simple way. I use it for reading later, but also bookmarking my articles. The search feature isn't perfect but it's good enough. When I want to learn a new topic or I want to share the way I have learned something with colleagues the first thing I do is search my Pocket archives.

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undeniably_lizard
  
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Owned by Mozilla yet no commitment to privacy. Most features locked behind the paywall of a proprietary software. It is way behind its competitors.

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mkdot7
  
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Good for catching up articles for later access with tags features to organise

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Tags

  • Read It Later
  • Google Chrome Extension
  • Firefox Extension
  • online-bookmarks
  • clutter-free-reading
  • bookmarklet

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