ReadKit
ReadKit
2.6.2

4.3

ReadKit free download for Mac

ReadKit

2.6.2
09 April 2019

Read-later and RSS client.

Overview

ReadKit is a full-featured read-later and RSS client that supports services from Instapaper, Pocket, Pinboard, Fever, NewsBlur, Feed Wrangler, and Feedbin, and has built-in RSS capabilities. Choose the layout, formatting, and style you prefer for reading, with the ability to move, add, archive, and even mark your bookmarks as favorites. The interface is simple, providing a straightforward reading experience without making any compromises.

Supported Services
  • Read-later services: Instapaper and Pocket
  • Bookmark services: Pinboard
  • Feed services: Feedly, Fever, NewsBlur, Feed Wrangler, Feedbin, and built-in RSS engine
Features
  • Sync all your bookmarks with Instapaper, Pocket and Pinboard
  • Offline reading
  • Simple views with focus on the content
  • Customizable interface: font style, face, alignment, height, line spacing, and page width
  • Change between original and stripped-down content with a click
  • Built-in browser for viewing inline links and other references
  • The browser is capable to save links for offline viewing
  • Preference to open links either in ReadKit or in your default browser
  • Add, remove, move, archive, and mark bookmarks as favorites
  • Full support for Pocket and Pinboard tags
  • Focus mode: reading without interface elements
  • Support for macOS Notification Center
  • Share bookmarks via Twitter, Facebook, Buffer, Email, iMessage or Evernote
  • Full support for high-resolution Retina displays
  • Preference to display unread items in the Dock
  • Customizable keyboard shortcuts
  • Syntax highlighting of code snippets
  • OPML import
  • Support for the Touch Bar on MacBook Pro

What's new in ReadKit

Version 2.6.2:
  • Switched to full content parser (Mercury Parser) provided by Feedbin
  • Increased Buffer sharing character limit to 280

17 ReadKit Reviews

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truthhurts
07 January 2013

Most helpful

Would you like to rip off the interface of Reeder a little more, perhaps? Wait, that's not possible. Everything 0 from the layout, the service icons on the upper right, to the "unique" (and arguably less usable) search interface beneath the middle column, this is a straight-up copy of Reeder. (All the more jarring when the MacUpdate RSS item shows up inside Reeder itself!)
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Version 1.0
476429
14 February 2016
I have been using ReadKit for a couple of years now and I love it. Lots of features and access to various services like Pocket, Readability, etc. Performance is great. No problems at all.

Someone mentioned CPU usage. It's in the background right now and it's using 0% CPU. I'm currently running it on OS X 10.11.3

When I had some questions about the app, the developer was very responsive.

I highly recommend it.
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Version 2.4.2
FreeWizard
09 February 2015
Three of my fav services in one app Instapaper/Pinboard/Feedly
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Version 2.4.2
Jazzyguy
14 October 2014
Don't BUY This App. If you have problem the support that is listed on their page doesn't bother to answer. I have written to their support address 6 times and got no reply. They do not appreciate their users and you should not patronize them.The app is extremely slow and I employed a technique given by Mikeaugustleo to cure it from the MAJOR beach balling it did. The developer was no help at all. 1/2 a star for an uncooperative developer.
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Version 2.4.0
1 answer(s)
Jazzyguy
Jazzyguy
14 October 2014
And the Activity Monitor shows heavy CPU use.
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Menega
21 May 2014
Very good product with a problem would appreciate being fixed: I use RSS to download the current articles / papers / technical journals table of contents / patents / whatever technical information... This is always relevant info... No expiration data... So it is a problem that the software only let me keep this info for 10 weeks! Should have an option to stay forever!
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Version 2.4.0
Alcz93
21 April 2014
Just uninstall since Reeder is back on Mac
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Version 2.4.0
1 answer(s)
cjred
cjred
01 January 2015
what a f'ed up review of yours.....
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Jazzyguy
24 February 2014
OF all the RSS clients this is the BEST,it does everything well and I appreciate it.
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Version 2.4.0
9 answer(s)
Mikeaugustleo
Mikeaugustleo
24 February 2014
I used to think so too but since the latest update it takes ages to load. Prior to that it would load quickly, including feeds. What's happened?
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Mikeaugustleo
Mikeaugustleo
03 March 2014
Got a fix for my issue from the developer and all is well again!
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Jazzyguy
Jazzyguy
07 October 2014
I have written to the Developer 4 times and get no reply. Can you please tell me where you wrote the Developer to get a response.
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Mikeaugustleo
Mikeaugustleo
07 October 2014
I just looked through my emails and back then had sent an email to: support@webinhq.com. The response from the developer then was: It seems that the backend store of ReadKit has become corrupted. I would suggest to reset ReadKit by deleting the following files, but first, please make a copy for backup reasons:

~/Library/Containers/com.webinhq.ReadKit/Data/Library/Application Support/ReadKit/ReadKit.storedata (+-wal, +-shm)

Then, you can start ReadKit from a clean state.
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Jazzyguy
Jazzyguy
08 October 2014
@Mikeaugustileo I tried to follow your directions. I found the file ~/Library/Containers/com.webinhq.ReadKit/Data/Library/Application Support/ReadKit/ReadKit.storedata (+-wal, +-shm) I took it out totally.But then ReadKit wouldn't start with my web sites.I then put back in the backup which I had on my Desktop and it went back to the very slow posting of my web sites. Should I have taken it out completely? The Developer does not respond no matter what I do. I again had to force quit it.
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Jazzyguy
Jazzyguy
09 October 2014
Despite the fact that I couldn't remove containers it still moves faster than it did before.
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Jazzyguy
Jazzyguy
09 October 2014
I am very disappointed with the developer's failure to respond. They are too busy to respond to a user??
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Mikeaugustleo
Mikeaugustleo
09 October 2014
Hmm, sorry this fix hasn't helped you. I know when I did follow the instructions that my feeds initially didn't show up....I had to enable the built in feed (in accounts, I think). Sorry to hear that the developer isn't responding. They were pretty quick getting back to me in March.
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Jazzyguy
Jazzyguy
09 October 2014
Well Mike I guess although the Developer didn't respond at least the feeds are swifter now. I withe to the developer 5 times at the address given in support in the app.
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aaffonso
20 February 2014
As a ReadNow user I like this. But why does a desktop software need an in-app browser? I would love to have an option to hide this browser/read window while a double click on bookmark open it on my main browser.
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Version 2.4.0
Mikeaugustleo
13 January 2014
I'm hooked! Looks good, deals with all my feeds without issue and I can link my Pocket saves as well!
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Version 2.3.3
Jazzyguy
24 December 2013
This is the very Best RSS NewsReader on OSX. The features are outstanding.
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Version 2.3.3
2 answer(s)
Hervé-5
Hervé-5
25 January 2014
Sorry to say this, but no demo version = no deal for me :( This vast migration towards AppStore would definitely be frightening if there weren't more mature apps that allow plain download, demo versions, and even buying without belonging to Apple, mind you. I'll definitely pay MORE an app that I can try.
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Diarbyrag
Diarbyrag
06 February 2014
I agree, no demo no sale
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Gryffin
02 October 2013
Tried this while waiting for Reeder to get updated to work with Feedly et. al.; I still think Reeder has the edge in usability and presentation, but there's no denying ReadKit has more functionality, synching with every RSS sync engine I know of. When Reeder *finally* gets updated, I'll probably switch back to it, if only because I use the iPhone and iPad versions, but that takes nothing away from ReadKit, it's one of the best readers anywhere.
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Version 2.3.1
$9.99

4.3

App requirements: 
  • Intel 64
  • OS X 10.11.0 or later
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