Top Windows RSS Feed Readers and News Aggregators

Follow all the news that interests you in one location

Really simple syndication (RSS) feeds spam-free, quick, and an efficient way to read news and blogs. You configure an RSS feed to monitor the sites and topics that are important to you and then to gather content in one location where you can stay up to date without having to go to many different websites. To get the most out of newsfeeds, you need a powerful aggregator that lets you organize, search, and categorize news items. Try these top picks for reading news on Windows computers.

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Relatively new to the RSS scene, The Newsflow feed reader and aggregator offers a sleek interface. Newsflow downloads news from RSS feeds directly to your computer. You can opt to receive notifications when news arrives, share news with friends, group by keyword, and pin live tiles with the latest news. Play GIF animations and watch YouTube and HTML videos inside Newsflow.

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Awasu Personal Edition

Awasu Personal Edition monitors any site that provides an RSS or Atom feed. This feature-rich RSS feed reader is kept up to date and can monitor many data sources even if a feed is not available. The option to enhance it with plug-ins makes Awasu a powerful aggregator. It lets you know when it finds new content and keeps track of what you have read, so you don't have to. It removes ads from the content before showing it to you. Awasu Personal Edition is free for personal use. The developers also offer paid Advanced and Professional editions.

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Feedly is the most popular of the RSS readers. Highly customizable, it can be set to follow publications, blogs, YouTube channels, tweets, and RSS feeds all in one place. Use Feedly to organize, search, and share content about your interests and to discover new content options. Use it to share feeds with your co-workers and to curate articles on shared boards. The Basic version of Feedly is free.

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The Old Reader

Start your experience with The Old Reader by typing in the web address of any site you want to follow, and before you know it, fresh content appears in your feed. The Old Reader makes it easy to organize your interests and share articles with friends. The interface is clean, and you can drag and drop folders and feeds to change their positions in the navigation panel.

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Use RSSOwl to organize, search and read feeds. It searches and filters news so that you don't miss the news that is most important to you. Use RSSOwl's powerful search conditions to automate your news feeds and set up notifications for new arrivals. Use the handy Labels feature to assign keywords to entries and save your searches to use them again. This clean user interface is sure to please.

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Inoreader is a web-based content and RSS feed reader that is accessible from Windows computers. Touted as a reader for power users who want to save time, Inoreader is an RSS reader and a community of content curators that offer a discovery mode and user-generated subscription bundles. Use Inoreader Rules to tag articles as they arrive automatically. There's no limit to the subscriptions you can read, even on the free version of Inoreader.

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Readily is a Feedly reader. If you have a Feedly account, you can use Readily to access your feeds more dynamically. It is a simple and fast low-frills reader that delivers your Feedly news feeds. Although stripped down, this reader offers themes, sorting and filters, sharing, and settings to organize your feeds. Readily's claim to fame is its speed.

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Omea Reader

Omea Reader is the free reader version of Omea Pro suitable for older Windows versions. It makes staying up to date with RSS feeds, newsgroups and web pages a smooth experience tailored to your reading style and organizing talent with search folders, annotations, categories, and workspaces. With Omea Reader you can download and organize podcasts, subscribe to feeds directly from your browser, and access all your RSS feeds, newsgroups and bookmarked web pages in one location.