RSS Bandit

RSS Bandit

Web site: rssbandit.org
Category: Network
Subcategory: RSS Readers
Platform: Windows
License: BSD
Interface: GUI
Programing language:
First release: 2003
Status: Not Active
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RSS Bandit – an open-source and free application that allows you to read news feeds (both RSS and Atom feeds) and download podcasts from your desktop. It also can synchronize with your feeds in Google Reader and the Facebook news feed.

Features
– Synchronize feeds with Google Reader
– View and comment on items from your Facebook news feed
– Find the most popular stories in your subscriptions with the Top Stories button
– NNTP news subscriptions

The application is based on the Microsoft .NET framework and (still) available for MS Windows users.

The project developers are Dare Obasanjo and Torsten Rendelmann.

QuiteRSS

QuiteRSS

Web site: quiterss.org
Category: Network
Subcategory: RSS Readers
Platform: BSD, Linux, OS/2, OS X, Windows, Portable
License: GPL
Interface: GUI
Programing language: C++
First release: 2012
Rating:  star  star  star  star  star

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QuiteRSS – an open-source cross-platform RSS/Atom news feeds reader. It has two layout modes—classic and newspaper, the classic layout has a three-panel view for the feed list, posts and browser.

Features:
– Embedded browser (Webkit core)
– Feed and news filters: new, unread, starred, deleted (for news until restart application)
– User filters
– Proxy configuration: automatic or manual
– Feed import wizard: Search feed URL if site URL was entered
– Adblock
– Click to Flash
– Mark news starred
– Automatic update feeds: on startup, by timer
– Automatic cleanup on close using criterias
– Enable/Disable images in news preview
– Ability to quickly hide feed tree (for comfortable viewing)
– Open feed or news in own tab
– Quick news filter and quick search in browser
– Sound notification on new news
– Popup notification on new news
– Show new or unread news counter on tray icon
– Minimize on system tray: on start, on close, on minimize
– Import/Export feeds (OPML-files)
– Portable (Windows)
– Free working set (Windows)
– Shortcuts
– Check for updates

The project developers are Aleksey Khokhryakov and Shilyaev Egor.