Download Rss Reader - Best Software & Apps

  • Mozilla Thunderbird

    EN 24.0

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    Platform
    Windows
    Mac

    Excellent mail client from the makers of Firefox

    7
    323 votes
    • PROS: Free to use, Handles virtual identities, Lots of extensions , Easy to import contacts and mails, Support for Microsoft Exchange, Good learning spam filter, Strong encryption and support for certificates
    • CONS: Conversation style message view feature has to be downloaded seperately, Calendar needs to be downloaded seperately
  • Mobipocket Reader Desktop

    6.2

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    Platform
    Windows

    Excellent eBook manager for Windows

    6
    131 votes
    • PROS: Read eBooks and RSS feeds, Create your own eBook files, Synchronize your library with a mobile device
    • CONS: Dictionary doesn't work on installation
  • Nokia Xpress

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    Platform
    Windows Phone

    The Nokia browser that also helps you save data

    1
    125 votes
    • PROS: Spectacular performance and efficiency, Magazine mode, View pages offline, RSS reader, Integrated translator
    • CONS: Basic layout on some sites, Only for Lumia
  • FireANT

    Beta

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    Platform
    Windows
    Mac

    RSS video reader and highly versatile media player

    6
    6 votes
    • PROS: Plays any format of video, Tracks programming from content providers
    • CONS: Bit dated now in design and functionality, Yahoo video search not very useful
  • WebReader

    0.8.80

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    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
  • Bolt

    2.5

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    Platform
    Java

    Lightning fast mobile web browser

    5
    130 votes
    • PROS: Fast, Customizable favorites page, Supports FLV Flash video and HTML5, Install web app widgets , RSS reader
    • CONS: Lacks zoom controls, Doesn't offer full Flash support
  • gReader

    3.3.5

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    Platform
    Android

    News and podcasts in an excellent RSS reader

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    No votes yet
    • PROS: Offline reading mode
    • CONS: Nothing of note
  • Bloglines

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    Platform
    Web Apps

    Simple-to-use Web-based RSS reader

    7
    14 votes
    • PROS: Easy to use, with drag-and-drop support, Create blogs, playlists and clippings, Lots of options and settings
    • CONS: Occasionally produces feed errors, Doesn't support tagging
  • NewsFire

    v84 1.6

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    Platform
    Mac

    An easy to use RSS reader

    8
    3 votes
    • PROS: Simple RSS, Create smart groups
    • CONS: Lacks advanced features
  • RSS Subscription Extension

    2.2.2

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    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

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    Platform
    Mac

    Excellent desktop RSS reader for Macs

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    • PROS: Integration with Google Reader, Multiple view modes, Extendable with scripts, Syncs with iPhones
    • CONS: Can take time to load feeds,
  • Wizz RSS News Reader

    3.1.0.4

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    Platform
    Windows

    RSS reader plugin for Firefox

    10
    2 votes
    • PROS: Supports dragging and dropping of feeds, Easy to use and monitor specific news items
    • CONS: Increases Firefox RAM load
  • MakaGiga

    Beta 3.8.12

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    Platform
    Windows

    RSS reader with widgets and more

    10
    3 votes
    • PROS: Easy to use interface for RSS, Previews posts and photos,
    • CONS: Other bundled programs are of varying quality
  • Reach-a-Mail Pro

    3.51

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    Platform
    Windows

    A USB based portable email client

    10
    1 vote
    • PROS: Fits on a USB stick, Features an RSS reader, Allows you to take your e-mail and contacts anywhere
    • CONS: RSS reader is limited, Not many advanced e-mailing options