If you are looking for a great nonsense RSS reader for your iPhone, iPad or Mac, then you will find that NetNewsWire is a great choice. You can add as many RSS feeds as you want, and scanning through them is easy no matter which device you use. And if you’re using an iPhone or iPad, you can even add a handy widget to your RSS feed home screen. NetNewsWire is also free, making it the best free RSS reader for iPhone, iPad or Mac.
For those unfamiliar, RSS readers allow you to follow different sources of articles and publications on different web pages from a single source, allowing you to quickly scan news or the latest content from the sites you want to follow. If you find yourself checking many different pages for their articles, the RSS reader makes it much easier, as you can scan them all from the RSS reader app. Many experienced users rely on RSS readers, although they have fallen out of favor with some users who would rather just follow the content of the website via social media.
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Don’t forget to add https://osxdaily.com to NetNewsWire if you download it, and from there you’ll also be able to follow our latest articles.
Add RSS feeds to NetNewsWire
To add an RSS feed to a website on NetNewsWire on a Mac, iPhone or iPad:
- In NetNewsWire, click the + plus button (tap back on “Feeds” on iPhone, then tap the + plus button)
- Enter the URL of the website you want to download the RSS feed from (for example, https://osxdaily.com has an RSS feed)
- Click on “Add”
- Repeat for other RSS feeds you want to add
NetNewsWire for iPhone and iPad will pull the full RSS feed from any page that offers it (which most sites publish an article), has a webkit window to visit the full article page for partial RSS feeds, and offers the famous Safari reading method to streamline the reading experience , while NetNewsWire for Mac will also pull the RSS feed, but will run in the Safari app to read the full article from abbreviated RSS feeds.
If you’re interested in the interface, here are a few screenshots for the Mac, iPad, and iPhone versions. The application is similar on all Apple OS platforms, so if you get used to one, you will not have problems with a smooth transition to another.
NetNewsWire for Mac interface:
NetNewsWire for iPad interface:
NetNewsWire for iPad and iPhone reader interface, with integrated webkit preview:
NetNewsWire RSS reader Home screen widget on iPhone or iPad:
NetNewsWire has been around for a while, in fact, we recommended it almost a decade ago as the best RSS reader for the Mac, and again when the very popular Google Reader experienced its unintentional death. And here we are, many years later, and the app is still great, whether you use it on a Mac, iPhone or iPad.
Are you using NetNewsWire or using another RSS reader for iPhone, iPad or Mac? What do you think? Let us know your experiences and thoughts
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