which RSS reader do you use?

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  1. mantra

    mantra Registered Member

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    Hi

    i have always used thunderbird as rss reader
    in past a small tool

    now i would like to have a rss reader program

    i took in consideration Feed Notifier or NFReader

    well may i ask you which rss reader do you use?

    and is there a software that doesn't use explorer or store in the explorer cache the incoming feeds

    thanks
     
  2. J_L

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    By explorer, do you mean Internet Explorer? I use The Old Reader (and CommaFeed until it increasingly lagged for a while after Google Reader died), which is an online reader more than capable for my simple needs.
     
  3. mantra

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    yes i mean a rss software that doesn't use internet explorer cache
     
  4. Jryder54

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    I use feedly which is an online service (not sure if you want just a software). It works well as a Google reader replacement for me. You can also check the site which has a lot of apps/software for offline reading.
    www.feedly.com
    Not sure about explorer cache for this..
     
  5. mantra

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    in short no software installed
     
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    I use Maxthon's built-in RSS reader mostly. It more or less replaces Google's for me. In fact it was designed so you could import your Google RSS feeds into it. QupZilla & SeaMonkey also have inbuilt RSS feeds. SeaMonkey's seems a tad complicated to me (Thunderbird is probably based on it) compared to the simplicity of Google's RSS page. QupZilla's is the exact opposite & very straightforward & easy to use. Mx's is the nearest to what I was so used to with Google though. I also miss my iGoogle page! :'(
     
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    I don't use a standalone RSS reader.

    In Opera Presto I use in-built RSS reader and in Opera Chromium I use an extension Smart RSS. Very happy with the both readers.
     
  9. mantra

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    thanks a good idea , opera chromium do you mean opera 17
     
  10. mantra

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    hi
    can i read the feeds via firefox ?
    is it designed to works better with tabblet or smartphone?
     
  11. pegas

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    yes, Opera 15+
     
  12. WSFuser

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    Feedly can be viewed online from a browser or if you have a smartphone/tablet you can use the official Feedly app or other compatible readers like FeedMe.

    BTW are you looking for an online reader or a desktop application? For the former, I can recommend Feedly, The Old Reader, and Commafeed. For the latter, I've tried QuiteRSS.
     
  13. mantra

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    hi
    a desktop application , that doesn't use the internet explorer cache
     
  14. The Seeker

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    I searched high and low for a decent RSS reader upon learning of Google Reader's imminent demise. I finally settled on NewsBlur and have found it to be a worthy replacement. The mobile apps are seriously good too.

    It is a freemium service, though Samuel (the developer), has stated that those wanting a Premium account can simply email him at samuel@ofbrooklyn.com to request an upgrade, along with their NewsBlur username.
     
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    I use FeedDemon as desktop RSS reeder. I'm quite happy with it.
    It doesn't use IE's cache but has it's own folder to store feeds and downloaded articles.
     
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    Rainmeter has RSS feeds, and can be customized to your liking.

    alternatively there are news feeds sites, something like http://alltop.com/
     
  17. mantra

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    thanks i will try it
     
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    I use FeedDemon as well, but unfortunately it does use IE as a backend...
     
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    I use RssOwl, have for about 2 years and like it quite well.
    Before that I used Newzcrawler for a few years
     
  20. mantra

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    hi
    does it use internet explorer cache?

    i guess it's hard to find a program that doesn't use ie cache
     
  21. Jryder54

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    Why don't you want it to use internet explorer cache if you don't mind me asking?
     
  22. mantra

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    because i don't want to fill with lots's craps
    really , there are so many software that use it
    i thought even di disable ie in w7
    i use only firefox ,and maybe the future opera

    maybe a webpage could be the best

    really can understand why ther is not a software that can use his internal cache for feeds
     
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    i use G2Reader. It's web based, thus nothing to install.
    I do not like feedly because it forces you to log in with Google account, while with g2 you can register even with a disposable emai.

    http://www.g2reader.com/

    Also available for Android.
     
  24. chrome_sturmen

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    it uses the mozilla rendering engine, i dunno if thats what you're askin
     
  25. mantra

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    hi
    do you mean firefox or thunderbird?
     
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