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RSS Bandit

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out of 22 votes out of 2 votes

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    Jul. 04, 2010
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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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User Reviews

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2 stars

"Didn't like at all"

August 01, 2011  |  By deltadawn56

2011-08-01 06:19:33  |  By deltadawn56

 |  Version: RSS Bandit


There are no pros that I know of, could not access information after 2 days


Quit working after 2 days I could not access any of the RSS feeds at all


Would not recommend at all.

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2 stars

"In theory great, in reality it is very unstable"

April 17, 2011  |  By imperialcoins

2011-04-17 07:43:58  |  By imperialcoins

 |  Version: RSS Bandit


Easy to use


Highly unstable. Freezes often


A quick search reveals that there have been several known issues for many years which make this program unstable. If they ever get around to addressing them this would be one of the best RSS readers.

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Full Specifications

Publisher RSS Bandit Team
Publisher web site
Release Date July 04, 2010
Date Added July 04, 2010
Category Browsers
Subcategory Newsreaders & RSS Readers
Operating Systems
Operating Systems Windows 2000/XP/Vista
Additional Requirements Microsoft .NET Framework 3.5
Download Information
File Size 10.03MB
File Name
Total Downloads 96,010
Downloads Last Week 1
License Model Free
Limitations Not available
Price Free

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