RSS Info

News and information on the RSS format

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RSS Readers

RSS and Atom files provide news updates from a website in a simple form for your computer. You read these files in a program called an aggregator, which collects news from various websites and provides it to you in a simple form. But what aggregator to use? Here are some choices:

Top Picks

Mac OS X: NetNewsWire

This elegant Mac-like aggregator is easy to use and powerful.

Windows: SharpReader

Simple, but gets the job done.

Linux: Liferea

A simple Gtk newsreader.

Runners-Up

AmphetaDesk

A news aggregator you access through a web browser. (Mac/Win/Linux)

FeedDemon

A more complicated aggregator for Windows. (Win)

FeedReader

Like SharpReader, but sporadically updated. (Win)

News Is Free

Lets you create your own customized news page with feeds from the sites you're interested in. (Web)

rss2email

Reads RSS feeds and sends each new item to you as an email. (Unix)

Straw

The GNOME news aggregator. (Lin)

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