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Editors' Review

by   / October 21, 2009

NetNewsWire is a serious RSS newsreader, a feature-filled desktop app specifically designed for voracious news consumers who want more RSS features than Safari and Mail provide. Recent updates leave the interface largely unchanged but notably add the ability to sync with the popular Google Reader service, while eliminating NetNewsWire's old NewsGator service.

This app's three-paned, Mail-like interface presents a shallow learning curve, with an intuitive system for flagging, organizing, and reading news feeds--as simple previews or as full articles with NetNewsWire's integrated browser (or you can set articles to open in your preferred browser). The interface supports tabs, gives you copious options for sorting and managing your feeds (manually or using "smart" settings), and provides navigation that can be as simple as clicking through all your news with the space bar. Not surprising for a power-user app, NetNewsWire also comes with many more advanced features, such as automatic downloading for podcasts (with import to iTunes), flexible "clippings" (to save articles for later, even in different categories), search-engine subscriptions (basically, persistent self-updating searches), and more.

You can pay for an ad-free version, or you can get NetNewsWire for free with a small ad on the lower left side of your interface. Combined with a companion iPhone app, NetNewsWire is an excellent option for news junkies, especially for Google Reader users.

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Full Specifications

General

Publisher Black Pixel
Publisher web site http://blackpixel.com
Release Date February 18, 2019
Date Added February 18, 2019
Version 5.0d15

Category

Category Browsers
Subcategory Newsreaders & RSS Readers

Operating Systems

Operating Systems Mac
Additional Requirements
  • macOS Mojave
  • macOS High Sierra
  • macOS Sierra

Download Information

File Size 6.87MB
File Name NetNewsWire-Latest.zip

Popularity

Total Downloads 38,479
Downloads Last Week 1

Pricing

License Model Free to try
Limitations Not available
Price $14.95
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