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If anyone has an RSS reader they use (and like), please let me know :)

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Guest scottiecl

I don't like Feedreader... hogs server resources.

 

I do like Sage, a Firefox plug-in.

 

:)

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I used to use Flock and/or Thunderbird to get my RSS feeds..

 

Now I've stopped following everything but will probably get connected again..

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I swear by one called GreatNews. It's Windows-based.

 

Bloglines is my backup account, but I'm about to start playing with Newsgator.

 

Pierre

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I can't seem to give up on Bloglines, although I tried Google Reader and am currently looking at Newshutch. In rapidly scanning a host of news feeds, like a lot of 'stuff' on the screen and I find Bloglines gives me that best.

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Guest joedolson

Was using Thunderbird, but have switched to Google Reader. Also tried Bloglines, but never cared for it much.

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Three words: FeedDemon, FeedDemon, FeedDemon.

 

Maybe a fourth one: integrate it with a 20/year Newsgator account.

 

If you're serious about RSS-based search and research, I can't think of a better reader.

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Tried a lot of readers, but really can't find anything better than Bloglines.

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I'm with Barry and Nadir. For the kind of usage I make of it, Bloglines has fit the best.

 

Bits about Google Reader bugged me, and though I liked FeedDemon, I found I really wanted a web based app that was more easily accessible from different machines.

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As I so often do, I agree with Pierre. GreatNews rocks. (And bloglines is for when I'm on the road).

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I use Google Reader, and it's okay. There a couple things I don't like about it -- the biggest thing being that I cannot search through the feeds (like if I know someone wrote about a specific topic, but I can't remember who said it).

 

Given some free time, I would try out some other readers.

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I am looking for a desktop RSS reader that will let me quick-search archives of posts that it stores. I don't like how Feeddemon only shows latest posts and need more data for being uptodate and to *research*.

 

Ruud, how do you research with FeedDemon, if you only are shown 10 latest posts?

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Opera has a wicdked one built in, Yura.

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Michael, I love Opera feed reader, except it can't categorize feeds for me. And while I can live with that, when tracking 50 feeds, tracking 300, 500 or 1k feeds becomes a problem, if I only want to see updates for a particular category.

 

Maybe I should check widgets and maybe even create my own feed reader for Opera, but I don't have the budget at the moment.

 

Thanks for a reminder, though.

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Ruud, how do you research with FeedDemon, if you only are shown 10 latest posts?

 

I have my feeds set to keep the last 2500 posts. That covers most of most feeds. Only busy sites such as lifehacker which pump out 5-10 posts a day roll over.

 

I also double subscribe. I read in FeedDemon but have every feed also in Google Reader. Most of the time when I want to find something back I'll hit Google Reader to do a quick search.

 

RSSBandit has a new feature where it can sync with Google Reader. The posts you read in RSSBandit become read in Google Reader etc.

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Hmm. Haven't come across this option. Does it work well with the Panic button, meaning it keeps the posts, after I press it?

 

I guess I'll try the RSS Bandit.

 

I did try GR, but it was slow for me. I prefer to use a fast [indexed] search, such as in Opera.

 

Thanks a lot :(

 

P.S. I believe that most readers can export feeds, did you mean anything else? I don't see a reason to export *posts*, because I have no use to individual ones. Unless you mean to actually be able to search them somewhere else :(

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I take the simple way and use Google Homepage... not really a feed reader but delivers lots of blogs to a single page.. and i have several pages for different topics.

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