RSS Bandit

RSS Bandit

Editors' Rating:
4
Excellent
Average User Rating:
3.6
out of 22 votes
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Quick Specs

Version:
1.9.0.1002
File Size:
10.03MB
Date Added:
July 04, 2010
Price:
Free
Operating Systems:
Windows 2000/XP/Vista
Total Downloads:
94,761
Downloads Last Week:
12
Product ranking:
Additional Requirements:
Microsoft .NET Framework 3.5

Editors' review

RSS is like a drug for news junkies, allowing headlines, blog posts, and podcasts to be sent automatically to a computer's desktop every day. RSS Bandit is a freeware software program for subscribing, managing, and reading this flow of news.

It has many attractive features, allowing a user to merge news headlines from multiple sources onto a single page and organize articles based on keyword, read/unread status, and age. We liked the built-in tabbed browser that allows a user to read the full article and search for new newsfeeds without quitting the program. Adding newfeeds is a simple one-click action, and the software lets users customize frequency and display settings for each individual feed. Once those settings are chosen, the program updates automatically and can display alerts whenever a new headline is available.

We would have liked to see a more flexible search capability, and the internal browser could have used an address bar to make Web navigation a bit easier, but on the whole RSS Bandit is an attractive choice for Web news hounds.

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All User Reviews
  • All Versions:

    3.6

    out of 22 votes

    • 5 star: 8
    • 4 star: 4
    • 3 star: 4
    • 2 star: 5
    • 1 star: 1
  • Current Version:

    2.0

    out of 2 votes

    • 5 star: 0
    • 4 star: 0
    • 3 star: 0
    • 2 star: 2
    • 1 star: 0
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