Download Free Articles - Best Software & Apps

  • Essay Rewriter

    1

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Auto essay rewriter helps you rewrite and paraphrase articles you have found on internet or works written by other people

    8
    6 votes
    • Fronto

      1.3.2

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Android

      Earn cash simply by swiping your screen lock

      10
      3 votes
      • PROS: Cash for simply swiping, Only requires clicking on articles or trying apps, Some interesting deals, Choose between cash and Amazon gift cards etc
      • CONS: Minimum payout is $10, Takes a long time to accrue points, Requires downloading lots of apps
    • Flipboard

      3.0

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Android
      Windows
      iPhone
      Windows Phone
      Web Apps

      Read the web like a magazine

      8
      25 votes
      • PROS: Personalized content, Easy to use, Connect social networks
      • CONS: Problems with the widget
    • Pocket

      (Read it later) Firefox add-on 2.1.1

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Windows
      Android
      Mac
      iPhone

      Never miss an interesting online article

      7
      19 votes
      • PROS: Full of features, Keyboard shortcuts, Share links on various social websites
      • CONS: Beta version, so could be buggy
    • Feedly

      (Firefox) 16.0.528.1

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Windows
      Android
      Mac

      Give Firefox a personalized magazine home page.

      6
      18 votes
      • PROS: Highly personalized, Integrates with Google, Twitter and more
      • CONS: Needs time to set up well
    • The New York Times for Windows 10

      1.5.0.172

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Windows

      Keep up with articles about news, editorials, and leisure

      3
      11 votes
      • PROS: Great writing, Tons of free content to read, Ability to sync saved news articles, Adjustable refresh interval, Useful adjustments for reading
      • CONS: No embedded videos, No pagination, Basic interface
    • Lingua.ly

      1.18

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Android
      iPhone

      A Free program for Android‚ by Lingua.ly

      10
      1 vote
      • NFL Mobile

        13.1.21

        License
        free Download
        Platform
        Android
        Windows

        NFL all the time

        -
        No votes yet
        • PROS: Lots of information, Track your favorite team, Premium features are worthwhile
        • CONS: Non-sports fans have no use for app, Premium features locked to Verizon customers
      • POLITICO

        2.1.3

        License
        free Download
        Platform
        Android

        Keep up to date with the US Congress and the 2012 presidential race

        -
        No votes yet
        • PROS: Makes articles easy to read, Share news, Choose from a variety of authors, Homescreen widget
        • CONS: Cannot move to SD card, Cannot add your own news sources
      • Wikipedia Widget

        0.9.5

        License
        free Download
        Platform
        Mac

        Access Wikipedia from your Dashboard

        9
        3 votes
        • PROS: Shows pictures and links, Compatible with any language, Edit wikipedia articles
        • CONS: Can feel cluttered, Memory usage
      • ChaCha

        Metro App

        License
        free Download
        Platform
        Windows

        Ask questions and find answers

        8
        8 votes
        • PROS: Simple, intuitive interface, Instant search, Beautiful, in depth galleries and articles
        • CONS: Lots of wasted space viewing articles, Photos don't enlarge
      • Discourse for Windows 10

        1.0

        License
        free Download
        Platform
        Windows

        Create and browse news feeds

        8
        4 votes
        • PROS: Minimalist interface focuses on text, Import RSS feeds via URL, Save articles for offline reading
        • CONS: Too minimalist and lacking features, No pagination, No sharing features, No Google Reader integration
      • Readability

        (Firefox) 2.1

        License
        free Download
        Platform
        Windows

        Make online articles easier to read

        8
        7 votes
        • PROS: Effectively removes all junk around articles, Several styles to choose from, Automatic scroll, Easy to enable and disable
        • CONS: You can't customize individual elements
      • HowStuffWorks

        License
        free Download
        Platform
        Windows

        Learn how evyerthing works

        -
        No votes yet
        • PROS: Includes video podcasts, Tons of content, Image galleries make for a richer reading experience, Sorted by articles, videos, and more
        • CONS: Videos are pixelated, Pictures in the articles don't expand
      • Popular Science

        License
        free Download
        Platform
        Windows

        Read science and technology articles from Popular Science

        -
        No votes yet
        • PROS: Easy to read articles, Quick search, Well written articles
        • CONS: No pagination, No photo or video galleries
      • Spark by News Republic

        License
        free
        Platform
        Web Apps

        Streamlined News Aggregator to View Relevant Online Articles

        10
        1 vote
        • PROS: This system can be personalised to suit the needs of the user, Registration takes only a few minutes to complete and the account can be set up immediately
        • CONS: Users will be targeted with in-application advertisements on occasion, This system cannot be integrated with other CMS and analytical platforms
      • wallabag

        Varies with device

        License
        free Download
        Platform
        Windows
        Android

        Free Software to Save and Classify Online Articles

        -
        No votes yet
        • PROS: This software package will not require a paid subscription, Numerous third-party RSS news feeds are supported
        • CONS: Flash content and embedded videos are not supported by this software, As it is an open-source package coding protocols can change from time to time
      • Instapaper

        6.1

        License
        free Download
        Platform
        iPhone
        Windows
        Android

        Save articles to read later on your iPhone or iPad

        9
        3 votes
        • Newsle

          License
          free
          Platform
          Web Apps

          Keep track of friends, family and celebrities all in one place

          -
          No votes yet
          • PROS: Organize news by various feeds, Submit news articles, Import friends from Facebook and LinkedIn
          • CONS: Some articles are about a different person with the same name
        • NCAA Sports

          3.0.7

          License
          free Download
          Platform
          Android
          iPhone

          A sports tracking app for NCAA fans

          -
          No votes yet
          • PROS: Free live streaming of college games, Articles videos scores and statistics in one place
          • CONS: Offers poor coverage of basketball beach volleyball and ice hockey, It features Buick and Northwestern Mutual adverts
        Softonic’s Best Rated Software for this topic
        #NameVersionVotesRatingPlatform
        1Metro App88Windows
        23.0257.6Android, Windows, iPhone, Windows Phone
        3(Read it later) Firefox add-on 2.1.1197.4Windows, Android, Mac, iPhone
        4(Firefox) 16.0.528.1186.4Windows, Android, Mac
        51.5.0.172113.2Windows
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