Smart RSS Alternatives

    Smart RSS is described as 'extension that clones (in a bit mutated way) RSS reader from Opera 12' and is an app in the News & Books category. There are more than 100 alternatives to Smart RSS 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 Smart RSS are Inoreader (Freemium), QuiteRSS (Free, Open Source), Tiny Tiny RSS (Free, Open Source) and NewsBlur (Freemium, Open Source).

    This page was last updated Oct 21, 2021

    1. RSS Runner is the fastest and simplest feed reader for iPod Touch and iPhone ! Now optimized for iOS 6 and iPhone 5!
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    2. 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. Every 15mins it checks for new posts
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    3. NewsFox is an efficient 3-pane(email) style Atom/RSS feed reader. NewsFox allows you to group your feeds as you wish, read feed content offline, update feeds when you want, 1-click subscribe with the Firefox URL bar icon, and read other feeds while updating.

      Discontinued

      This "app" hasn't been updated in almost 3 years and is incompatible with Firefox Quantum so it is essentially dead.
      See http://newsfox.mozdev.org/ChangeLog.txt

    4. 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.
    5. birdreader - Home-made, Open-source Google Reader replacement powered by Node.js and CouchDB (Cloudant).
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    6. Read the latest news from your favorite sites and blogs on your iPhone or iPod Touch, even when you’re offline.
    7. 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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      • FreemiumProprietary
      • Android
      • Android Tablet
      Offline reader for Twitter and blogs. Fetches full articles when online, and formats them for mobile reading.

      Discontinued

      The official website seems down, but you can still download the app from Google Play.

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    8. RSSMonster is an easy to use web-based RSS aggregator and reader compatible with the Fever API, created as an alternative for Google Reader. RSSMonster features a lightweight fluid responsive design.
    9. Feed On Feeds is a server-based RSS aggregator written in PHP. It provides a simple firehose-style interface with the capability of filtering on tags and individual sites.