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News Aggregators

A news aggregator is a way to keep up with your favourite blogs and news sites.

Aggregator clients

Fluent Reader

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Fluent Reader is a secure cross-platform news aggregator that has useful privacy features such as deletion of cookies on exit, strict content security policies (CSP) and proxy support, meaning you can use it over Tor.

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GNOME Feeds

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GNOME Feeds is an RSS and Atom news reader for GNOME. It has a simple interface and is quite fast.

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Akregator

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Akregator is a news feed reader that is a part of the KDE project. It comes with a fast search, advanced archiving functionality and an internal browser for easy news reading.

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Feeder

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Feeder is a modern RSS client for Android that has many features and works well with folders of RSS feeds. It supports it supports RSS, Atom and RDF and JSON Feed.

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NetNewsWire

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NetNewsWire a free and open-source feed reader for macOS and iOS with a focus on a native design and feature set. It supports the typical feed formats alongside built-in support for Twitter and Reddit feeds.

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Miniflux

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Miniflux is a web-based news aggregator that you can self-host. It supports RSS, Atom, RDF and JSON Feed.

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Newsboat

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Newsboat is an RSS/Atom feed reader for the text console. It's an actively maintained fork of Newsbeuter. It is very lightweight, and ideal for use over Secure Shell.

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Social media that supports RSS

Some social media services also support RSS although it's not often advertised.

YouTube

You can subscribe YouTube channels without logging in and associating usage information with your Google Account.

Example

To subscribe to a YouTube channel with an RSS client, first look for your channel code, replace channel_id below:

https://www.youtube.com/feeds/videos.xml?channel_id={{ channel id }}

Reddit

Reddit also supports subscription via RSS.

Example

Replace subreddit_name with the subreddit you wish to subscribe to.

https://www.reddit.com/r/{{ subreddit_name }}/new/.rss

Twitter

Using any of the Nitter instances you can easily subscribe using RSS.

Example

  1. Pick an instance and set nitter_instance.
  2. Replace twitter_account with the account name.
https://{{ nitter_instance }}/{{ twitter_account }}/rss

Last update: May 25, 2022