Best 4 Programs for Reading RSS Feeds

By: Nero81

For the help in hard work of gathering of the latest news from different sources standard RSS has been invented. Use , and news from different resources will start to come directly on a desktop after a web-master will publish them on the sites. A Plenty of advantages: first, it is not necessary to waste time on loading of unnecessary images and advertising, secondly, it is possible to be assured that you will not miss anything important, thirdly, the received news it is possible to sort and use filters.

Standard RSS so is popular, that its support is practically in all popular browsers, and in Internet Explorer 7. However to use separate utilities it is much more convenient. First of all, because they have more than opportunities, than at the programs built in browsers for reading RSS feeds.

FeedDemon 2.1

Feature of this program that she is integrated about online-service for reading news NewsGator. Installing FeedDemon, it is possible to specify the account in NewsGator or to create new. Owing to it all actions which are carried out in FeedDemon, will be synchronized with NewsGator. Thus, having come on site NewsGator, you can receive the latest news from liked resources even in the event that are in the Internet-cafe on edge of the Earth.

At installation the program suggests to specify your interests and adds RSS feeds of the most popular sites which are undressed on categories.

Very conveniently that at a choice of a category it is possible to see all headings of news which are received from resources close to her. There are three browse modes of news: headings, headings plus the first paragraph and news completely. At a click on heading of news can open in the built in browser or in what is used in system by default.

Using elements of management in the right top part of a window of the program, it is possible to sort news by date of, to heading or on resources from which they are received to include display only those news which are marked by a tag or are not read through yet.

One more convenient way of sorting of news - on keywords. In the program there is special section Watches in which it is possible to create the filter and to specify words which "processor" or "camera" should meet in the text of news, say. Further in this category those news at which text there are these words will be located only.

Old news can be deleted, using tool Cleanup Wizard. In options it is underlined, news of what prescription can be deleted, whether it is necessary to pass not read through and marked by a tag, and also folders from which it is possible to remove data get out.

The program extends as shareware, a trial-version, working within 30 days, it is possible to download from an official site.

Newz Crawler 1.6

Appearance of this program reminds a standard mailing program: in one area groups of resources, in another - headings are displayed, and in the third at allocation of heading the text of news shows. Thus, as well as in the same mailing programs, it is possible to change an arrangement of each of these areas, say, to place the text of news below or on the right.

Developers Newz Crawler have taken care of, that the user did not think of what to esteem - by default in the program the huge number of resources is brought. However it is necessary to mean what to remove uninteresting to you RSS feeds it is possible only after the program is installed and opened. By default in the program check of updatings is switched on at start, therefore if the computer is connected to the Internet the first, that you need to make, having opened the program is to transfer offline mode and to remove unnecessary feeds. If this to not make, Newz Crawler there and then will start to download updatings for the last some days, and you receive pair thousand news for some minutes.

In Newz Crawler there are some ways of the organization of news: the alphabetic list of all channels, thematic categories, and also "smart" folders. Some such folders are already created, others can be added independently. For example, is "smart" folder in which the news received today are brought, there is a folder where not read through news are kept all. Creating own "smart" folder, it is possible to set one or several criteria for selection in it of news, for example, to specify, what words should or should not meet in heading, determine the author of news, a site from which she should be received, etc.

One of interesting features Newz Crawler - an opportunity of the publication of news in blogs. The program supports LiveJournal, Blogger and other popular services. For the publication of news it is necessary to add the blog and to specify a login and the password . Further it is possible to write messages in the built in text editor, there and then to publish and look, how they are looked on blog page. There is still an interesting opportunity of a fast premise in blog news which you look through in Newz Crawler. For this purpose it is necessary to choose BlogThis command! In menu Tools or in the context menu. The program will open a window of the text editor where the text will be inserted, heading and a source. You will need to press button Publish only.

The program extends as shareware, the trial-version can be downloaded from an official site.

Feedreader 3.08

became very popular owing to as much as possible simple interface and free status. Here viewing news is conveniently organized: it is possible to look through only headings, and it is possible to read all feed almost in the same way as she looks in browser, only without illustrations and with the reduced text.

When you do not use Feedreader, the badge of the program is located in system tray. As soon as Feedreader receives the latest news, color of a badge changes, and also there is a pop-up window and headings of the received messages. Click on such window, and news opens in the program.

As well as in other programs for reading news, in Feedreader there is an opportunity of creation "smart" news lines in which those news which meet to the certain rules will be located. For example, it is possible to make a rule like such: it is necessary to move news which are received for last day to a folder, are not read through and contain word Canon in the text. Owing to an opportunity of creation of such filters it is convenient to watch news of the certain subjects. Besides in this case the program performs job on sorting news.

At work with Feedreader it is necessary to pay attention to very convenient search. The field for search settles down in the top part of a window of the program. As soon as you start to enter a keyword, the program there and then rejects news which mismatch criterion. It essentially saves time as, first, often to find the necessary news, the word can be entered not up to the end, and secondly, it is not necessary to press the button of type "search" and to carry out other superfluous actions.

Feedreader is free. Program can be downloaded from here.

Omea Reader 2.2

This program differs ample opportunities of the organization and search of news and consequently it is quite possible to name the professional tool for work with the latest news. Looking through news, it is possible to write there and then to everyone comments, having chosen Annotate Resource in context menu command.

All news for which there are comments, are located in separate folder Annotated. The important news it is possible not only to mark with tags (them here the whole seven - everyone of the color) and to sort on categories, but also to move on special area of shortcuts in the top part of a window of the program. As soon as you will need to address to this news, simply click on its shortcut, and the text will appear before you.

Omea Reader can collect the latest news not only from RSS feeds of separate sites, but also from search feeds, such as Google News. For this purpose it is necessary to add a search feed and to specify for it keywords on which search will be made. All the news meeting these words, will be downloaded.

In Omea Reader ample opportunities of search in archive of news are stipulated. For search it is possible to use different filters, for example, to search only in certain feeds, for specified time interval, etc. For reception of more exact results is possible to establish also exceptions. It is very convenient, that results of last search are kept in a special folder down to input of following search inquiry.

Omea Reader is free. Program can be downloaded from here.

Result

Programs for reading RSS feeds are necessary, first of all, for what job is connected with search and a writing of news. Such utility will enable always to be well informed about last events and to not miss the important news. However and that who reads news only for satisfaction of the curiosity, the RSS-client, undoubtedly, is useful.

On all programs about which it is told in the review, it is necessary to pay attention, in fact each of them has the strengths. FeedDemon enjoies the deserved popularity, owing to a wide set of functions, Newz Crawler has an interesting opportunity of the publication of messages in ??????, Feedreader involves with that is absolutely free. As to Omea Reader this program, most likely, is necessary to those who professionally is engaged in search and processing of the information. In this program the good module of the organization of news, and also is an opportunity to write to news comments.

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