NewsBar Lite
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Fast-updating RSS News Reader (lite version).   Free
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NewsBar Lite is built with a fresh concept: news feeds delivered with a smooth animation, right to your desktop. All of your RSS feeds continuously appear on the selected side of your display, or in a regular window. Works fine without Google reader.

NewsBar LIte is like having your own, personal news agency. You don't have to waste your time checking webpages - NewsBar Lite will show you what's going on. No delays, no waiting: stories appear right on your display, just as they are published. You can easily read, follow, mark, filter, and search news from your favorite
What's New
Version 2.6:
  • Enhanced for OS X 10.8: Send news and alerts to Notification Center.
  • Mark and Share news directly from NewsBar to Twitter, Facebook.
  • Easy add Twitter RSS feeds with @name.
  • Set NewsBar as default RSS reader app.
  • Bug fixes.
Requirements
Intel, OS X 10.6.6 or later





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JCH2 reviewed on 14 Dec 2011
I'd rather stick with NewsFox for Firefox. Much more powerful. Greater options for customization. And not sitting there distracting me when I don't need it.
[Version 2.3]

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JCH2 replied on 14 Dec 2011
Oh, and it too is free... and in continuing development.
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AndyLynch rated on 29 Sep 2011

[Version 2.1]



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Merlin748 rated on 27 Sep 2011

[Version 2.1]


Downloads:10,587
Version Downloads:1,272
Type:Internet : Newsreaders
License:Free
Date:21 Sep 2012
Platform:Intel 32 / OS X
Price:Free0.00
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NewsBar Lite is built with a fresh concept: news feeds delivered with a smooth animation, right to your desktop. All of your RSS feeds continuously appear on the selected side of your display, or in a regular window. Works fine without Google reader.

NewsBar LIte is like having your own, personal news agency. You don't have to waste your time checking webpages - NewsBar Lite will show you what's going on. No delays, no waiting: stories appear right on your display, just as they are published. You can easily read, follow, mark, filter, and search news from your favorite feeds. Stories are read directly from RSS sources without delay, with the ability to check for new items as often as every minute.

Features:
  • News without delay.
  • High speed, efficient RSS engine.
  • Smooth animation on news arrival.
  • Intuitive user interface.
  • Mac desktop integration with adjustable opacity.
  • Add new feeds and feed icons with drag-and-drop.
  • Multiple feed sources.
  • Single-click opens RSS content in a popup window.
  • Double-click opens news in your browser.
  • Auto-hide read items.
  • Mark and share news.
  • OS X Notification Center support.
  • News can be highlighted and filtered by keywords.
  • Keyword-detection alerts using audible and visible cues.
  • Customizable interface (colors, fonts, size, gradient, opacity).
  • Assign custom icon for each feed.
  • RSS 2.0, ATOM support.
  • Twitter RSS feed support.
  • Customizable individual feed settings.
  • Sync feed list with your Google Reader account (optional).
  • OPML export and import.
  • Quick text search in all feeds.
  • Star news for later reading.
  • Multiple display/desktop and Spaces support.
  • Menubar mode (app icon can be removed from Dock).
  • Very low CPU and memory usage.
  • Designed for OS X 10.6 and later.
Note: the lite version has two limitations: only two feeds and no iCloud sync.


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