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Vienna for Mac

RSS and Atom newsreader.

Free
In English
Version 3.9.0
4.2
Based on 92 user rates

Vienna overview

Vienna is a freeware and Open-Source RSS/Atom newsreader with article storage and management via a SQLite database, written in Objective-C and Cocoa, for the OS X operating system. It provides features comparable to commercial newsreaders, but both it and the source code are free and available for download.

Features
  • Subscribe to Atom/RSS news feeds and podcasts
  • Simple and intuitive user interface with customisable toolbar
  • Built-in tabbed browser
  • Global search of all retrieved articles
  • Automatic detection of newsfeeds on Web pages
  • Smart folders for organising related feed articles
  • Custom article display styles
  • Three separate reading layouts
  • Blogging integration
  • Support for downloading enclosures in articles
  • Filter the displayed articles
  • Manual reordering of the subscription list
  • Full AppleScript support
  • Localised into several languages

What’s new in version 3.9.0

  • New editor for smart folders: criterias can now be imbricated, allowing more complex and refined selections
  • Add initial JSON Feed support
  • Implement Apple's standard interface for sharing articles or pages; Vienna's traditional plugins do not appear in default toolbar, but are still fully supported and can be added or removed as preferred.
  • Unified search: a single search field can be used for searching within articles, current webpage, folders list or the web.
  • Complete transition to WkWebView based browser; reimplement printing and download, improve contextual menus; fix Web Inspector (macOS >= 13.3)
  • Use view-based cells for tree view of folders and feeds; font is no longer selectable, but user can choose between three cell sizes
  • Rearrange some menu items in a more logical way
  • Update documentation and default feeds to refer to Github discussions instead of the now defunct Cocoaforge forums
  • Update localizations
  • Have auxiliary windows (Downloads, Activity Window, Info) stay on Vienna's main space
  • Fix compliance with refresh frequency set by user
  • Fix "mark all read" for folders containing multiple smart folders
  • Fix disappearance of tooltips on refresh
  • Fix behavior of some menu commands (Command-Y, "Reload Page")
  • Code cleanup and modernization
  • Update FMDB to version 2.7.8, Sparkle to 2.5.2, MMTabBarView to v/1.5.2
  • Build with Xcode 15.2 (macOS 14.2 SDK)

Vienna for Mac

Free
In English
Version 3.9.0
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Vienna qualities

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3.0
Ease of use
3.0
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2.0
Reliability
3.0
Customer support
1.0

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4.2

(119 Reviews of Vienna)

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  • User Ratings

RogerKatz
RogerKatz
Jan 21 2024
3.8.8
0.0
Jan 21 2024
0.0
Version: 3.8.8
The current version is 3.9.0
Atalantia
Atalantia
Nov 22 2022
3.8.4 :530a4382:
0.0
Nov 22 2022
0.0
Version: 3.8.4 :530a4382:
Applescript is implemented but poor documented. example I can't get the delete command to work. General it seams to be not functional.
Aargl
Aargl
Mar 22 2019
3.5.4 :8b11d92d:
4.5
Mar 22 2019
4.5
Version: 3.5.4 :8b11d92d:
I've just discovered a new use of RSS: it can be used to track updates for all your applications hosted at Github! Just create a new subscription with the release page (for example https://github.com/ViennaRSS/vienna-rss/releases). :-)
Aargl
Aargl
Dec 15 2018
3.5.2 :624fb17e:
4.5
Dec 15 2018
4.5
Version: 3.5.2 :624fb17e:
Still a small visual glitch (checked in 10.11 this time ;-) )
A blue line appears under the ninth article in the list.
(in 10.9.5 it looked like a scroll bar)
Aargl
Aargl
Nov 6 2018
3.5.0 :c42d4483:
4.5
Nov 6 2018
4.5
Version: 3.5.0 :c42d4483:
Some glitches in 10.9.5.
Orfanik
Orfanik
Jan 23 2023
3.8.5 :5ac6c328:
5.0
Jan 23 2023
5.0
Version: 3.8.5 :5ac6c328:
Remik_K
Remik_K
Jan 23 2023
3.8.5 :5ac6c328:
4.0
Jan 23 2023
4.0
Version: 3.8.5 :5ac6c328:
Aargl
Aargl
Mar 22 2019
4.5
Mar 22 2019
4.5
Version: null
Jb4
Jb4
Jul 25 2018
5.0
Jul 25 2018
5.0
Version: null
axl23
axl23
Apr 26 2018
4.5
Apr 26 2018
4.5
Version: null
prLab
prLab
Feb 7 2018
5.0
Feb 7 2018
5.0
Version: null
zlazkow
zlazkow
Jan 19 2018
5.0
Jan 19 2018
5.0
Version: null
MichaelHaeusler
MichaelHaeusler
Sep 18 2017
5.0
Sep 18 2017
5.0
Version: null
Darmok
Darmok
Sep 27 2016
1.0
Sep 27 2016
1.0
Version: null
四点
四点
Jun 15 2016
4.0
Jun 15 2016
4.0
Version: null
Robert-Poland
Robert-Poland
Jun 1 2016
1.0
Jun 1 2016
1.0
Version: null
pacocap
pacocap
May 30 2016
4.0
May 30 2016
4.0
Version: null
Jlock
Jlock
Jan 7 2016
5.0
Jan 7 2016
5.0
Version: null
J-Marten
J-Marten
Nov 16 2015
5.0
Nov 16 2015
5.0
Version: null
Guest
Guest
Oct 16 2015
4.0
Oct 16 2015
4.0
Version: null
demyson-and
demyson-and
Sep 24 2015
5.0
Sep 24 2015
5.0
Version: null
Jazzyguy
Jazzyguy
Feb 9 2015
5.0
Feb 9 2015
5.0
Version: null
WetNet
WetNet
Dec 13 2014
5.0
Dec 13 2014
5.0
Version: null
Kotos0513
Kotos0513
Nov 17 2014
4.0
Nov 17 2014
4.0
Version: null
Gary-box
Gary-box
Nov 15 2014
4.5
Nov 15 2014
4.5
Version: null
Derekcurrie
Derekcurrie
Oct 14 2014
4.5
Oct 14 2014
4.5
Version: null
tdpanos
tdpanos
Oct 13 2014
4.0
Oct 13 2014
4.0
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Rasputinsrevengereloadet
Sep 7 2014
5.0
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Tryme
Tryme
Aug 26 2014
4.0
Aug 26 2014
4.0
Version: null
Haliomaster
Haliomaster
Aug 25 2014
5.0
Aug 25 2014
5.0
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Okuyukashī
Okuyukashī
Aug 25 2014
1.0
Aug 25 2014
1.0
Version: null
Valdimar-Thor-H
Valdimar-Thor-H
Aug 10 2014
5.0
Aug 10 2014
5.0
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Ervins Strauhmanis
Ervins Strauhmanis
Jul 4 2014
5.0
Jul 4 2014
5.0
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Bytes
Bytes
May 30 2014
5.0
May 30 2014
5.0
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Monkeyjunkey
Monkeyjunkey
Apr 30 2014
5.0
Apr 30 2014
5.0
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Abt
Abt
Mar 25 2014
4.0
Mar 25 2014
4.0
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iTonyD
iTonyD
Jan 19 2014
4.0
Jan 19 2014
4.0
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Insecure-Software
Insecure-Software
Oct 29 2013
0.5
Oct 29 2013
0.5
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Mrozny
Mrozny
Sep 13 2013
4.0
Sep 13 2013
4.0
Version: null
Hervé-5
Hervé-5
Aug 28 2013
5.0
Aug 28 2013
5.0
Version: null
Multimedia-Pimp
Multimedia-Pimp
Jul 22 2013
5.0
Jul 22 2013
5.0
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anonymous-dingo-653
anonymous-dingo-653
Jul 21 2013
5.0
Jul 21 2013
5.0
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Sojourner0001
Sojourner0001
Jul 17 2013
5.0
Jul 17 2013
5.0
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anonymous-turkey-2457
anonymous-turkey-2457
Jul 13 2013
5.0
Jul 13 2013
5.0
Version: null
dizhiren
dizhiren
May 17 2013
0.5
May 17 2013
0.5
Version: null