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NetNewsWire
NetNewsWire
3.2

NetNewsWire overview

NetNewsWire is the best way to keep up with the sites and authors you read most regularly. Let NetNewsWire pull down the latest articles, and read them in a distraction-free and Mac-like way.

  • Native Interface. NetNewsWire looks right at home in OS X
  • Find Later. Bookmark individual articles, mark sites as your favorites, and search everything.
  • Sharing. Send articles to Instapaper, Twitter, or Facebook.
  • Popular Feeds. If you're just getting started, NetNewsWire can suggest some great reading material.
  • Distraction-free. Reading articles in a browser means putting up with ads and sidebars. NetNewsWire focuses on content.
  • Tabs. For the true reading lover, NetNewsWire easily keeps track of multiple articles open at the same time.

What’s new in version 6.1

Updated on Apr 08 2022

  • Article themes. Several themes ship with the app, and you can create your own. You can change the theme in Preferences or by adding the theme switcher to the toolbar
  • Copy URLs using repaired, rather than raw, feed links
  • Restore article scroll position on relaunching app
  • Added Copy Article URL and Copy External URL commands to the Edit menu
  • Fixed a bug where using cmd-Q wouldn’t always quit the app as quickly as one might prefer
  • Disallow creation of iCloud account in the app if iCloud and iCloud Drive aren’t both enabled
  • Fixed bug showing quote tweets that only included an image
  • Added a hidden pref to suppress downloading/syncing on start: defaults write com.ranchero.NetNewsWire-Evergreen DevroeSuppressSyncOnLaunch -bool true
  • Video autoplay is now disallowed
  • Article view now supports RTL layout
  • Fixed a few font and sizing issues
  • Updated built-in feeds
  • Better alignment for items in General Preferences pane
View older NetNewsWire updates

Information

License

Free

Size

10.9 MB

Developer’s website

https://netnewswire.com/

Downloads

196754

App requirements

  • Intel 64
  • Apple Silicon
  • macOS 10.15.0 or later
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lucycranetranslate
lucycranetranslate
May 28 2021
6.0.2
0.0
May 28 2021
0.0
Version: 6.0.2
I really enjoy using this app !!!!
ChristineVans
ChristineVans
Apr 4 2021
6.0.1
0.0
Apr 4 2021
0.0
Version: 6.0.1
RSS is still usable?
476429
476429
Apr 2 2021
6.0.1
4.0
Apr 2 2021
4.0
Version: 6.0.1
Version 6 is a welcome change. NetNewsWire is much more modern than the last time I used it years ago. There are only a few missing features I need. Like the ability to change the font and font size of the articles and the ability to change how the article list is displayed. Great to see NetNewsWire on the right track.
zlazkow
zlazkow
Sep 21 2020
5.1
5.0
Sep 21 2020
5.0
Version: 5.1
It's FREE on developer's site. Like it used to be years ago. Thank you!
rainweasser
rainweasser
Aug 28 2019
4.1.0
0.0
Aug 28 2019
0.0
Version: 4.1.0
NetNewsWire 5.0.0 is out: https://inessential.com/2019/08/26/netnewswire_5_0_now_available
Daiyi
Daiyi
Sep 9 2018
4.1.0
0.0
Sep 9 2018
0.0
Version: 4.1.0
Bad news: Black Pixel is shutting down NNW. Good news: Brent Simmons, the original developer, is going to take it over again! Will be free and open-source. See Brent's blog post here http://inessential.com/2018/08/31/netnewswire_comes_home
Michael-Vilain
Michael-Vilain
Nov 9 2016
4.0.3
0.5
Nov 9 2016
0.5
Version: 4.0.3
The slide of this developer's application aren't just with NNW3->4. My copy of V2 stopped working all of a sudden, most likely because they turned off the license server for it. They can't generate license keys for v2 any more, so my $20 is gone. I bought some thing that they orphaned, possibly intentionally and require that I pay to upgrade it to get the same function back. This bodes ill for this developer. I'm steering clear of these guys and all they do.
HappyPig
HappyPig
Feb 17 2016
4.0.1
2.0
Feb 17 2016
2.0
Version: 4.0.1
There are so many things missing in NNW4 versus 3. I keep trying to go to 4, but get so frustrated with the way feeds are sorted, how many are refreshed at once, how the panes are laid out, etc. etc. etc. Again and again, that leads me back to NNW3.
Jack-Foster-Mancilla
Jack-Foster-Mancilla
Sep 12 2015
4.0.0
5.0
Sep 12 2015
5.0
Version: 4.0.0
NetNewsWire is a terrific application! Five Stars now that it has a companion iPhone Application that it syncs with. … They sync service is free! I love both applications!
Tlance
Tlance
Sep 4 2015
4.0.0
0.0
Sep 4 2015
0.0
Version: 4.0.0
The non-Beta v4 has been out for a couple days - available on the MAS and via BlackPixel's site. I'm liking it. They provide in-house sync though I haven't tried it. Their own iOS app must be used.
timmerk
timmerk
Sep 4 2015
4.0.0
0.5
Sep 4 2015
0.5
Version: 4.0.0
As others have said, a major step backwards. The UI was "refreshed" to a crappy non-standard Mac app standard. A few examples: it doesn't use the system toolbar API, it places toolbar icons (without option of text under icon) in window title bar, and it's missing a File menu. I have a feeling whomever "developed" v4 is not originally a Mac developer, but rather one of the those "I use a Mac just because I wanted to start iOS development" people. To top it off, it looks like a crappy copy of ReadKit now. I like ReadKit, but NetNewsWire v1-3 catered to a different audience; the original Mac "Pro" user. Too bad Black Pixel abandoned this audience.
Cortig
Cortig
May 22 2015
4.0.0
1.5
May 22 2015
1.5
Version: 4.0.0
A serious step back compared to the last version. The UI was slightly refreshed, but a number of features (like Smart Folders) were lost in the way.
Mhoutman
Mhoutman
Jan 14 2015
4.0.0
0.0
Jan 14 2015
0.0
Version: 4.0.0
Abandonware even before its first release. How great is that !
JBob2047
JBob2047
Aug 16 2014
4.0.0
5.0
Aug 16 2014
5.0
Version: 4.0.0
Have been using NetNewsWire for quite awhile, and am very happy with it. I have tried many others and NetNewsWire works the best in my opinion. Fast and clean!
Kotos0513
Kotos0513
May 31 2014
4.0.0
1.5
May 31 2014
1.5
Version: 4.0.0
Still using 3.1.7 in Mavericks. Does everything I need it to do. Beta 4 just does not appeal to me..
Jazzyguy
Jazzyguy
Mar 15 2014
4.0.0
0.5
Mar 15 2014
0.5
Version: 4.0.0
I don't give a Sh#t about this app any longer.Iam using Readkit as my primary New Reader and I totally give upon NETNewsWatcher.I refuse to let it get me down as you guys are correct It does not have a sync or anything that I would be attracted to. I was wrong and I totally yield!
Sgginc
Sgginc
Feb 12 2014
4.0.0
0.0
Feb 12 2014
0.0
Version: 4.0.0
Why does this keep showing up as an update when the version number remains the same at 4.0.0?
Jazzyguy
Jazzyguy
Dec 21 2013
4.0.0
0.5
Dec 21 2013
0.5
Version: 4.0.0
The users don't think the app is worth $10. That is amazing because they are acting like BABIES. Because they didn't get all the FEATURES they wanted. Who are they to DEMAND sync anyway? The developer decides what features he wants in an app NOT the USERS! If they don't want to buy it there are other users of RSS like DRACOTT right below my post that like it.I would say to these users that put it down because it doesn't have SYNC, GROW UP and GET A LIFE!
Drscott
Drscott
Dec 20 2013
4.0.0
4.0
Dec 20 2013
4.0
Version: 4.0.0
NetNewsWire 4 is a very capable news reader and well worth the $10 price. I'd rate it a full 5 stars if it were not for one very annoying drawback relative to version 3: The only way you can print with NetNewsWire is to launch a page in a separate web browser. This is extremely inconvenient. I really hope that they will fix this shortcoming quickly.
Jazzyguy
Jazzyguy
Dec 20 2013
4.0.0
0.5
Dec 20 2013
0.5
Version: 4.0.0
This is an Outstanding RSS News Reader. I don't know why the users are picking hairs to find fault with it. I tried the new Version and it is great! I wish the hair pickers would have criticized it when BRETT owned it and charged over and over again for the same license. I give it 5 Stars to offset the bad remarks of others. Black Pixel is a GREAT company!
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