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***** MAC APP STORE BEST OF 2013 *****

ReadKit is a full-featured read later and RSS client that supports services from Instapaper, Pocket, Readability, Pinboard, Delicious, Feedly, Fever, NewsBlur, Feedbin and Feed Wrangler and has built-in RSS capabilities.


"If you use Feed Wrangler and have been looking for a desktop client, ReadKit is your best option"

"The best reading later app for the Mac now is a top-notch RSS reader, with native sync and support for Fever and NewsBlur"

"ReadKit is well-equipped to meet your newsreading needs"

Cult of Mac:
"It’s my favorite way to use Feedly on the Mac now."

"If you're a news hound and own a Mac, ReadKit is absolutely worth adding to your dock."


Have all your Instapaper, Pocket, Readability, Pinboard, Delicious articles and Feedly, Fever, NewsBlur, Feedbin or Feed Wrangler RSS feeds in one convenient place even when you're offline. ReadKit has a built-in RSS engine too. This is an offline reader without syncing abilities. Subscribe either to RSS or Atom feeds, create and manage folders and import your existing subscriptions via OPML.

ReadKit supports services from Pinboard and Delicious. Browse and manage your Pinboard and Delicious bookmarks with ReadKit. In addition, you can download and store the contents of these bookmarks locally.

Choose the layout, formatting and style you prefer for reading, with the ability to move, add, archive and even mark your bookmarks as favorites. The interface is simple providing a straight forward reading experience without making any compromises.

• Read later services: Instapaper, Pocket and Readability
• Bookmark services: Pinboard and Delicious
• Feed services: Feedly, Fever, NewsBlur, Feedbin, Feed Wrangler and built-in RSS engine

• Offline reading
• Simple views with focus on the content
• Customizable interface: font style, face, alignment, height, line spacing and page width
• Change between original and stripped down content with a click
• Built-in browser view for viewing inline links and other references
• The browser is capable to save links for offline viewing
• Preference to open links either in ReadKit or in your default browser
• Add, remove, move, archive and mark bookmarks as favorites
• Customizable smart folders
• Full support for Pocket, Readability, Pinboard and Delicious tags
• Focus mode: reading without interface elements
• OS X Notification Center support
• Share bookmarks via Twitter, Facebook, Buffer, Email, iMessage or Evernote
• Full support for high resolution Retina displays
• Preference to display unread items in the dock
• Customizable keyboard shortcuts
• Syntax highlighting of code snippets
• OPML import

Instapaper, Pinboard, NewsBlur, Feedbin and Feed Wrangler users will need to have a premium subscription to use their account with ReadKit or any other 3rd party application.

We would like to hear from you. If you have any questions or concerns regarding to our software, don't hesitate to contact us via email (, Twitter (@readkit) or visit our homepage at

What's New in Version 2.4.2

ReadKit 2.4.2 is a bugfix release which resolves migration issues.

Changes in ReadKit 2.4.1:
- Improved compatibility with Yosemite
- Improved handling smart streams with Feed Wrangler
- Improved feed subscription: feed URLs parsed automatically
- Improved sync performance
- Added badge preference to smart folders to display item count or unread items only
- Added delete confirmation to feeds, folders and smart folders
- Added "Open in Chrome"
- Fixed selecting previous item with K
- Fixed issues when renaming the feed title in built-in RSS
- Fixed updating tag list
- Fixed updating dock icon badge when deleting articles on read-later services
- Fixed updating unread badge on folders of read-later services
- Fixed handling duplicate items coming from NewsBlur
- Fixed selection when navigating through articles
- Fixed invalid URLs caused by RSS Subscription Chrome extension
- Fixed several crashes


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Customer Reviews

ReadKit is the best!

If you’re looking for a nice RSS reader on your Mac, or perhaps a native app through which you can read your Instapaper qeueue, or maybe you want to finally trim down your unread bookmarks in Pinboard, look no further than Readkit. I love this app. There is no Instapaper app on OS X and despite the number of great Pinboard clients on iOS, there aren’t so many on the Mac. Of course, this isn’t a full-featured Pinboard client, but it is great for handling your unread qeueue alongside your RSS and Instapaper. Create smart folders to organize by account, dates, and of course much much more. Easily share to numerous services and set your own keyboard shortcuts for them. View in Readability view, or Web view. Go into focus mode when you need to concentrate on the words at hand. Readkit supports all of the major RSS services so you probably don’t have to worry about that. I use Feedbin and it’s been great with that. Before a couple months ago, I used Feedly, and it also worked like a charm. Readkit is full of great features for processing your RSS and other sources of unread articles and posts, including Pinboard, Instapaper, and Pocket. It looks nice, it serves its purpose perfectly, and makes it easy to work with, whether you’re trying to get through it quickly, or relax and enjoy some good longform reads. Check it out. It’s worth it!

Used To Be Good

It used to be good. I stopped using it as an RSS reader, but reinstalled it to use with Instapaper and Readability. Only problem is, I can’t get it to work anymore. My old RSS accounts return to preferences no matter how many times I delete them. The Readkit window never does appear. When I quite the application, I get a “multiple validations errors” message. Then a Readkit popup says “Could not save changes while quitting. Quit anyway?” The app closes whether I click “Cancel” or “Quit anyway.” And when I open it up again, the whole thing starts all over. Unfortunately, I haven’t found another app that syncs with Readability and Instapaper. I’d use Reeder, but that only takes care of half of what I’m looking for. At this point, if I want to read offline, I gotta go to the mobile apps.

Nice, but need ability to set default reader view

This is a great app. I like the fact that I can read more than one line of the preview in the center column. Love the syncing with Feedly and other clients. I like the tree structure on the left.

I knocked it down one star because there’s no way to set the default reading mode to Readability or browser mode. I have to mouse down and click the little button at the top any time I want to read an article. Not convenient! Please give us this setting in the next update. Seems kind of like a basic setting that it should have offered before most of the other features were added.

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  • $4.99
  • Category: News
  • Updated:
  • Version: 2.4.2
  • Size: 4.1 MB
  • Language: English
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Compatibility: OS X 10.8 or later, 64-bit processor

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