Best RSS Readers for Windows

Best Windows Reader Apps:

  1. Newsflow
  2. Nextgen
  3. Omea Reader
  4. RSSOwl
  5. Veen Reader
  6. Feedreader
  7. Flipboard
  8. QuiteRSS
  9. Awasu
  10. SharpReader
  11. Inoreader

Newsflow

Website: Newsflow

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      Nextgen

      Website: Nextgen

      Latest version of Windows supported:

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          Omea Reader

          Website: Omea

          Created by Jetbrains, a company specialising in creating tools for software developers. Omea is an all in one resource management tool, enabling you to access news, emails, contact and instant message conversations in one place.

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          Pros

          • All the additional features may be distracting and overwhelming if you're simply looking for an RSS reader.
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          • No online demo to try before installing
          • UI design feels dated

          RSSOwl

          Website: RSSOwl

          Latest version of Windows supported:

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          • Can customize notifications
          • Add labels and bins to your feeds for better organisation
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          Cons

          • Lack of options for customisation

          Veen Reader

          Website: Veen Reader

          Latest version of Windows supported:

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          • Supports dark mode
          • Bookmark articles to read later
          • Integrations with Pocket, Instapaper, Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn, Buffer and OneNote
          • Offer multiple layout options
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          Cons

          • No online demo available to try before installing

          Feedreader

          Website: Feedreader

          Latest version of Windows supported:

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          Pros

          • No ads on free plan
          • Can import and export subscriptions (OPML files)
          • Organise feeds using custom categories
          • Mark posts as 'read'
          • Save articles to read later
          • Full text reader
          • Multiple layouts available - expanded view lets you read in full text mode, collapsed view is good for skimming headlines
          • Simple and uncluttered - there aren't thousands of features you'll never use
          • Range of custom shortcuts to allow easy navigation through the app
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          Cons

          • Have to manually refresh to get latest updates from feeds
          • No help to discover content. For example, can't browse by topic or look for feeds similar to feeds you already have.
          • Simple but uninspiring UI. Grey and green theme feels dated

          Flipboard

          Website: Flipboard

          Latest version of Windows supported:

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          • UI is very polished, feels like reading a magazine
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          • Easily discover articles, based on topics

          QuiteRSS

          Website: QuiteRSS

          Latest version of Windows supported:

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          • Filter by new, unread, starred
          • Keyboard shortcuts
          • Notifications for new articles
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          • UI is outdated
          • No online demo to try before installing

          Awasu

          Website: Awasu

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              SharpReader

              Website: SharpReader

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                  Inoreader

                  Website: Inoreader

                  Latest version of Windows supported:

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                  • Easily switch between day or night mode
                  • Can create powerful automation rules - for example, send an email or push notification when events happen such as a new article being published
                  • Import and export using OPML
                  • Really easy to discover new content by topic and subscribe to feeds
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                  • No option to create custom categories to organise your feeds