Download News Articles - Best Software & Apps

  • TopBuzz

    3.5.1

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Android

    Free app - Artificial Intelligence, tells the news

    8
    15 votes
    • PROS: Very interesting and informative., Extremely humourous.
    • CONS: Issues with skipping multiple newsfeeds., Some articles, not shown in full.
  • Yahoo!

    5.0.8

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Android
    iPhone
    BlackBerry

    Read personalized news

    8
    4 votes
    • PROS: Easily view summarized news, Import likes and interests from Facebook, Share stories on Facebook, Gmail, and other apps, Internal browser for web, images, and videos
    • CONS: Stock images look strange with unrelated headlines, Cannot quickly return to previous stories, Does not prompt opening related 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
  • Livestation

    3.2.0

    License
    buy Download
    Platform
    Windows
    Mac
    iPhone
    Android

    Watch international news stations on your PC

    8
    103 votes
    • PROS: Great image and sound quality, Easy to add new channels, Chatting and commenting allowed on channels, Huge number of well known quality channels
    • CONS: Some channels don't work very well, No advanced features like recording tools, Not many populated chatrooms
  • 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
    • Breitbart

      varies-with-device

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Android

      A free blog app for Android, by Breitbart News Network

      -
      No votes yet
      • Telegra.ph

        License
        free
        Platform
        Web Apps

        Free App for News Lovers

        6
        2 votes
        • PROS: Share your stories anonymously, Free to download and use
        • CONS: No thrill of seeing your name in print, Content is not screened
      • 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
      • 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
      • The Wall Street Journal.

        5.2.11.0

        License
        free Download
        Platform
        Windows

        Free App for News Lovers

        10
        1 vote
        • PROS: Regular updates are released, Read the news as soon as it happens
        • CONS: Only for true Wall Street Journal Fans
      • News Headlines -App for Google

        varies-with-device

        License
        buy Download
        Platform
        Mac

        Software Application to Access the Latest News Headlines

        -
        No votes yet
        • PROS: An icon will automatically be placed within the homepage toolbar., This program only requires 2.8 megabytes of free hard drive space.
        • CONS: Only news stories provided by Google can be accessed., There are free applications which perform virtually the same task.
      • The Wall Street Journal: News

        3.8.0

        License
        free Download
        Platform
        Android

        Free App for News Lovers

        7
        1 vote
        • PROS: Regular updates are released, Read the news as soon as it happens
        • CONS: Only for true Wall Street Journal Fans, The app tends to crash
      • The Independent

        5.7.0

        License
        free Download
        Platform
        Android
        iPhone
        BlackBerry

        Read The Independent on your mobile device

        -
        No votes yet
        • PROS: Access to the Independent's stories, Clean design, Customizable news feed
        • CONS: Not much interactivity, Some empty subsections
      • Trump Filter

        License
        free Download
        Platform
        Windows

        Effective Filter to Remove Donald Trump Results from internet Searches

        6
        7 votes
        • PROS: Will not require much memory, Automatically runs in the background of an operating system
        • CONS: Some claim that it blocks unrelated pages, The last update occurred on 28 September 2016
      • 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
      • Wikitribune

        1.0

        License
        free Download
        Platform
        Windows

        A new free and unbiased news platform

        5
        1 vote
        • PROS: Beautiful interface, Share private lists with friends
        • CONS: Requires community contributions, Asking for donations
      • 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
      • Health & Fitness

        License
        free Download
        Platform
        Windows Phone

        Get yourself in shape with this helpful wellbeing app

        10
        2 votes
        • PROS: Lots of helpful content, Health tracking tools, Easy to navigate
        • CONS: Bigger food database and barcode scanning would help
      • 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
      Softonic’s Best Rated Software for this topic
      #NameVersionVotesRatingPlatform
      13.2.01037.8Windows, Mac, iPhone, Android
      23.0257.6Android, Windows, iPhone, Windows Phone
      33.5.1157.5Android
      476.1Windows
      51.5.0.172113.2Windows
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