By Silvio Rizzi
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Reeder 3, a news reader with support for multiple services like
- Feed Wrangler
- Minimal Reader
- The Old Reader
- BazQux Reader
Don't want to use a third-party service? Reeder also supports local/standalone RSS (no sync).
- Classic (iPad only)
- Dark → night reading
- White → more contrast
- Black → more contract, night reading
- Safari Reading List
- QUOTE.fm (recommend and read later)
...and more via sharing extensions.
What's New in Version 3.0
- Instapaper as a sync service
- Safari View Controller for in-app browsing
- iOS 9 split view support
- 3D Touch support for article previewing in the article list
- Support for iPad Pro
- List font size options
- Font options for the article viewer
- Updated UI
- Unread and starred counts for smart folders
- Hide smart folders in unread/starred view if there are no unread/starred items
- New “Archive” folder in “All items” view mode which only shows read items (no unread or starred)
One More Step Back for Reeder
Reeder 3 removes the ability to send an article to a bookmarking service (Pinboard, Instapaper, etc.) from the article itself. This must be done from the article list view before the article is opened. This is especially a problem when the listed article only contains a link to another article that you want to bookmark, meaning you have to open it in Safari and go through extra steps.
This issue has been the biggest deficiency with the iPhone version of Reeder, yet, rather than fix the problem there, the developer has chosen to replicate the problem on the iPad. It makes Reeder an annoyance to use. On top of that, the developer has pointlessly and arbitrarily moved the Mark All as Read button. I can live with changes, but not pointless changes.
Reeder 3 is pretty, though; I guess that makes up for stripping out useful features. I'll be going back to Mr. Reader to actually read my RSS feeds.
I use it Every Day
My go to app for reading blogs and RSS content. Simple, elegant and does NOT require me to create an account on their service. Everything can be done locally. Drawbacks are very few, but include bland interface (I would like the option to choose something beyond grey and black), more font choices, graphics and pictures from feeds aren't always sharp and colorful enough (as compared to Flipboard, Apple News and some others---but I don't know if that could be from the source websites and not the fault of the app). Overall, a GREAT investment in my opinion.
Long time user
I've been using Reeder since version 1 and absolutely love it. It's the my most used app. Really like v3 but REALLY wished the 'mark all read' button stayed on the bottom left corner instead of moving to the right corner. As someone who primarily holds my iPhone 6 with my left hand, the old location of the button was better. I can understand how the new location helps people who hold it with their right hand.
Perhaps, Silvio can make the location of the button configurable in the settings? Please? :)
- Category: News
- Updated: Nov 24, 2015
- Version: 3.0
- Size: 8.5 MB
- Language: English
- Seller: Silvio Rizzi
- © Silvio Rizzi
Compatibility: Requires iOS 9.0 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch.