WebReader Alternatives

    WebReader is described as 'Get updates from your favourite websites! WebReader it's a full featured Google Reader client and much more' and is a RSS Reader in the News & Books category. There are more than 50 alternatives to WebReader for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Online / Web-based, Mac, Linux and iPhone. The best alternative is Feedly, which is free. Other great apps like WebReader are Inoreader (Freemium), QuiteRSS (Free, Open Source), Tiny Tiny RSS (Free, Open Source) and NewsBlur (Freemium, Open Source).

    This page was last updated Nov 27, 2014

    1. RSS Menu is a systemwide menu that allows you to read and organize your favourite RSS or Atom feeds.
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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.

      Discontinued

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



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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.

      Discontinued

      Discontinued since 2006

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    2. 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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    3. 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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    4. 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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    5. 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

    6. 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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    7. 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.
    8. Read the latest news from your favorite sites and blogs on your iPhone or iPod Touch, even when you’re offline.
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