Raven

Raven

Web site: ravenreader.app
Category: Network
Subcategory: RSS Readers
Platform: Linux, OS X, Windows
License: MIT
Interface: GUI
Programing language: JavaScript, Vue
First release: June 2018
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Raven – an open source desktop news reader with flexible settings to optimize your experience. No login is required, and no personal data is collected. Raven strips away all the distracting content from the original articles – annoying ads, banners, and awkward layouts. You control how Raven displays the content.

Features:
– Full Article Read
– Subscribing to news feed
– Marking as read/unread
– Marking as favorite
– Dark mode
– Configurable cron job for refresh interval of feeds
– Minimize app to tray and run in background
– Open article link in external browser
– Responsive
– Exporting feed in OPML format
– Importing feeds
– Windows support
– Linux support
– Offline reading
– Keyboard Shortcuts
– Sidebar count
– Text size configuration
– Text font style configuration (Currently has Playfair Display, Muli, Open Sans and Roboto Slab)
– Supports categorizing of the feeds.
– macOS touchbar shortcuts
– Integration with read it later apps: Pocket, Instapaper
– Podcast support. Subscribe to podcast rss feed and listen within app.
– Accessibility Friendly
– Feedbin integration (Folders are WIP)
– Inoreader integration
– Google Reader API support. Supports self hosted RSS Services like FreshRSS.org etc. (Folders are WIP)
– Support for subscribing Youtube channels and viewing within app.
– Flexible resizing of columns/panes

The Lounge

The Lounge

Web site: thelounge.chat
Category: Network
Subcategory: IRC clients
Platform: Cross-platform
License: MIT
Interface: Web browser
Programing language: JavaScript, Vue
First release: 2015
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The Lounge – a modern, web based, self-hosted IRC client.

Features:
– Modern features brought to IRC. Push notifications, link previews, new message markers, and more bring IRC to the 21st century.
– Always connected. Remains connected to IRC servers while you are offline.
– Cross platform. It doesn’t matter what OS you use, it just works wherever Node.js runs.
– Responsive interface. The client works smoothly on every desktop, smartphone and tablet.
– Synchronized experience. Always resume where you left off no matter what device.
– Multi-user support. Supports multiple user accounts. Share your server with your friends.
– Free and open-source. The Lounge is open source and licensed under the MIT license.