News reading became a daily activity for the latest news lovers. “Rich Site Summary” in short RSS provides an easy way of following the latest happenings around the world.
Today, we have many websites to follow, each and every website has their own niche and offering the latest news or guides to their audience.
For Mac, we have a number of Feed Readers available in the Mac App Store. Here is a list of some of the best feed readers for Mac.
Best Feed Readers For Mac
Feedly is an all-time favourite RSS reading app for Mac users. The app is very rich in features and lets you add feeds directly from its user-interface.
The app is available for Android, iOS, and macOS platforms. It is a perfect feed reader app if you have multiple devices in use. It lets you sync articles, feeds across the devices.
Feedly comes in both free and paid subscription models. The free is limited to some features and whereas the paid subscription has premium features like Power search, unlimited feed entries, Evernote, Pocket integration, premium fonts and many more.
You can check the complete comparison between the features from the official website. The plan starts at $6 per month and you can save money by purchasing annual plans.
With more than 2000,000 downloads worldwide, Newsflow has secured 2nd position in the list. Newsflow is a very simple looking RSS reader for macOS. The user-interface of the Newsflow is clean, appealing and best suitable for regular reading.
It is a standalone RSS engine works flawlessly on your Mac. It has beautiful themes and a customizable user-interface option for the more convenient reading experience. Once the app is installed, it will show the list of feed items in the vertical style and the built-in browser option is pretty useful to read the full content of a post feed.
3. RSS Master
RSS Master sports a simple and intuitive user interface with a customizable toolbar. It comes with a few feeds built-in, but you can remove them if you like. It has a built-in tabbed browser and sync with Google Reader. You can easily share articles on Twitter, Buffer, Evernote, Instapaper, Facebook, Pocket and Delicious.
To share on social networking sites you will have to sign in to that network in the app’s own browser. Importing is very easy just import feeds from an XML file, Go to the app File menu and select ‘Import Subscriptions’. Select the XML file and RSS Master will add all your subscriptions. The settings panel have options like time interval to check new feeds, default RSS Reader and startup options.
Readkit is an all in one reader which supports numerous options to add and import feeds and organize them in a central place. You can add feeds by subscribing to websites or you can import feeds from services like Instapaper, Pocket, Pinboard, Feedly, Fever, NewsBlur, Feed Wrangler, and Feedbin.
Newsfire is completely free to use RSS reader available for Mac users. The look and feel of the program look old but usage wise it can compete with the paid alternatives.
The program can handle the continuous updates of the websites in its simple UI. Newsfire lets you filter and organize the feeds by assigning custom rules. The “Smart Feed” feature lets you group feeds with a query, just like managing a playlist.
The program also supports animations and gives a good feel to the users. Newsfire is one of the great RSS readers for all news lovers.