Key Details of RSSvp News Reader

  • Access newsfeeds directly from websites and shows on your desktop.
  • Last updated on September 2, 2015
  • There have been 7 updates
  • Virus scan status:

    Clean (it's extremely likely that this software program is clean)


Editors' Review

Download.com staff

There are many RSS feed readers in the world, and we find it hard to rev up enthusiasm for another newsreader that's based its look and feel on the typical e-mail client interface, as if Outlook were the epitome of user-friendly design.

RSSvp News Reader offers nothing new or unusual to throw experienced users for a loop, although the podcasting capabilities are handy for grabbing audiocasts and tunes. On the other hand, this free tool is a great introduction to reading RSS feeds for novices, simply because of its familiar design and ease of use. Navigating the three-paned interface is simple, with a directory tree of feed names in the vertical left pane, hyperlinked headlines from the specified feed in the upper-left pane, and the headlined story displayed in the bottom-left pane. Setting up preferences and adding feeds was easily accomplished from the File menu in our tests, and RSSvp News Reader performed with no glitches during our assessments.

This newsreader offered no real surprises or delights, but novices will find it handy to use and easy to master. Experienced users will want something more robust, however, and we suggest they search elsewhere.



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Full Specifications

GENERAL
Release
January 20, 2011
Latest update
September 2, 2015
Version
4.0
OPERATING SYSTEMS
Platform
Windows
Operating System
Windows 10, Windows XP, Windows NT, Windows 98, Windows ME, Windows 2000
Additional Requirements
None
POPULARITY
Total Downloads
1,714
Downloads Last Week
0

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Developer's Description

Access newsfeeds directly from websites and shows on your desktop.
RSSvp Reader is a customized software application which allows you to pull news feeds directly from Web sites onto your desktop. Podcasting capabilities allow you to subscribe to your favorite radio shows.