Download Google Reader - Best Software & Apps

  • Google Chrome

    1.3.33.5

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows
    Android
    Mac
    iPhone

    The quickest, smartest browser

    7
    11966 votes
    • PROS: Thousand of extensions and themes, Exceptional performance, Incognito mode, Translation and integrated PDF reader, Data synchronization, Privacy management
    • CONS: Sometimes passwords are not imported, Some pages look bad, Only block 10% of malware
  • Google Chrome (64-bit)

    1.3.33.5

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    The quickest, smartest browser

    7
    9710 votes
    • PROS: Thousand of extensions and themes, Exceptional performance, Incognito mode, Translation and integrated PDF reader, Data synchronization, Privacy management
    • CONS: Sometimes passwords are not imported, Some pages look bad, Only block 10% of malware
  • Desktop Google Reader

    1.4.4

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Desktop application for reading Google Reader feeds

    -
    No votes yet
    • PROS: Easy sharing, Links open within the app, Snarl integration for notifications
    • CONS: Have to manually enter RSS feeds, Can't unsubscribe, No keyboard shortcuts, Didn't import all of our feeds
  • RSS Subscription Extension

    2.2.2

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Retain address bar RSS Subscriptions

    9
    2 votes
    • PROS: Subscribe to RSS feeds from the address bar, Retains functionality of discontinued Google extension, Support for modern readers Feedly, Newsblur, and The Old Reader, Can add in other web based RSS readers
    • CONS: Subscribing with Feedly doesn't always work, Must have correct URL coding for added readers
  • NetNewsWire

    3.3.2

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Mac

    Excellent desktop RSS reader for Macs

    -
    No votes yet
    • PROS: Integration with Google Reader, Multiple view modes, Extendable with scripts, Syncs with iPhones
    • CONS: Can take time to load feeds,
  • WebReader

    0.8.80

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    A nifty desktop client for Google Reader

    0
    1 vote
    • PROS: Read your Google Reader RSS feeds from your desktop, Easy to install, Simple, sleek interface, Multiple ways to view your feed
    • CONS: Requires Adobe Air to work
  • Reeder 2

    2.0

    License
    try Download
    Platform
    Mac

    The popular iOS version of Google Reader now on Mac

    0
    1 vote
    • PROS: Automatic or manual syncing, Divides your favorite feeds, Previews feeds, Lots of different ways of sharing instantly, Slick design
    • CONS: Requires a Google Reader account, Requires a multi-touch trackpad to get the best out of it
  • GoodNews

    2.0.2

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Android

    Highly customizable Google Reader/podcast app

    0
    1 vote
    • PROS: Excellent options, Podcast support, Good sync options, Very customizable
    • CONS: Feels a little rough around the edges, Interface isn't great
  • Gruml

    0.9.21

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Mac

    Manage Google Reader on your desktop

    -
    No votes yet
    • PROS: Slick OS X interface, Doesn't require a browser open, Nice clear presentation
    • CONS: Still in beta so prone to instability, Doesn't improve wildly on what Google Reader already offers
  • Pure Reader

    1.0

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    A new interface for Google Reader

    -
    No votes yet
    • PROS: Clean, elegant design for Google Reader, Makes RSS more comfortable to read
    • CONS: No text tooltip for icons, Minor graphic issues in folder list
  • Google Currents

    Android 2.3.0

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Android

    Simple portable magazine style reader

    -
    No votes yet
    • PROS: Simple to use, Easy to add new feeds, Intelligently formats content, Scales to different screen sizes
    • CONS: Cannot easily sync all content, Sync time varies on amount of content, Not optimized for all types of content, Currently only United States
  • Readefine

    0.92

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows
    Mac

    Newspaper-style RSS reader

    0
    1 vote
    • PROS: Read your feeds in newpaper style, Import Google Reader feeds, Configurable
    • CONS: Poor interface design, No video support
  • Read It Later

    2.1.1

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Mac

    A better way to organize items you want to read later

    7
    1 vote
    • PROS: Enables you to manage your , Integration with iPod Touch and iPhone , Allows you to transfer items from Google Reader to your list, Supports offline and online syncing
    • CONS: Preferences are a little overwhelming for a Firefox extension, May slow down Firefox while syncing your list,
  • ReadAir

    0.31

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows
    Mac

    Fetch Google Reader feeds from your desktop

    -
    No votes yet
    • PROS: Nice feed display, Totally synchronized with online Google Reader
    • CONS: The "add new feed" function doesn't work properly, No keyboard support
  • Reader Notifier

    1.10

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Mac

    Desktop control over Google Reader

    0
    1 vote
    • PROS: Can add feed straight from Reader Notifier, TorrentCasting
    • CONS: Bug when to many unread messages
  • Google Reader

    1.1.8

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Android
    Web Apps

    Google Reader goes mobile!

    5
    2 votes
    • PROS: Identical to online version, Add new and manage subscriptions, Display media in-app
    • CONS: Not many configuration options
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41.1.824.5Android, Web Apps
51.1010Mac