GreatNews is a free desktop RSS reader that allows you to view and manage RSS feeds. A free feed reader is the easiest and most effective way of receiving your favorite blogs’ updates, reading the news headlines without having to search for them on the Web and keeping track of various subscriptions. Why waste time when you can have them all gathered in one easy-to-use free feed reading application?
GreatNews will display RSS feeds, giving you instant access to the full pages of articles. Important news will automatically appear highlighted in the free feed reader so that you won’t miss them while browsing through your feeds. You won’t miss a thing if the websites are down either, as the application will store your favorite articles offline.
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The amount of feeds displayed at a time in GreatNews is customizable and you can also choose which ones will be considered as important by setting the appropriate keywords to help GreatNews display RSS feeds. The useful Import/Export Wizard provided by the free feed reading application makes it easier for you to export all your feeds at once!
With this free desktop RSS reader it is easy to view and manage RSS feeds since you can categorize them into groups by creating custom labels. This will also make it faster for you to find what you want to read in GreatNews, as you can search feeds within a specific category instead of browsing through the entire list. You can even export your feeds by category.
The free feed reading application supports Site Statistics, which displays your top ten channels based on the number of times you visited them, along with a list of your least preferred sites. Another useful feature of GreatNews, especially for those interested in the stock market, is the ability to monitor your companies of interest via Yahoo Company News.
The layout of GreatNews is similar to an internet browser, which allows you to display RSS feeds on separate tabs, also featuring a popup blocker.
GreatNews is simple and customizable, while the free desktop RSS reader is compatible with all feed formats, such as Atom 0.30 and 1.0 and RSS 0.9x and 2.0, as well as popular extensions. The free feed reading application can display all languages on the same page, as it supports Unicode format. You can integrate Bloglines.com for faster reads and use the Track Comment option to keep up with new comments on your favorite articles. Finally, you can directly update your blog with new posts using the BlogThis option.