RSS Guard

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RSS Guard is a free and open source, simple but powerful news feed reader with support for web services


It is possible to customize the appearance of the software: show/hide:

  • Feed List;
  • Main Menu;
  • The toolbar;
  • Feed/Message list headers;
  • The status bar;
  • Message viewer toolbars.

It is possible to create profiles/accounts:

  • Standart: RSS/RDF/ATOM/JSON;
  • Integration with Tiny Tiny RSS, Nextcloud News, Inoreader, Gmail with e-mail sending, FreshRSS, The Old Reader, Bazqux, Reedah, Feedly, Google Reader API.

  • It is possible to create a backup copy of the database of tapes and settings, as well as restore;
  • Full podcast support (RSS/ATOM/JSON);
  • Full-screen mode support;
  • It is possible to enable/disable the alternation of the background color of the rows in the lists;
  • There is a built-in browser with the ad blocker AdBlock;
  • It is possible to configure the update period of news feeds; It is possible to create categories and subcategories;
  • It is possible to place articles as read or unread;
  • It is possible to switch the importance of articles;
  • There is a message list filter with support for regular expressions;
  • Support for exporting and importing channels with OPML 2.0 format;
  • You can customize the columns in the displayed message list;
  • There is a search;
  • Support for custom keyboard shortcuts (hotkeys);
  • There is proxy support; Integration with the system tray.

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The software RSS Guard is available for installation on Linux, Windows and macOS.

Installation methodOS
FlatpakUbuntu, Linux Mint, Debian, Arch Linux, Fedora, CentOS, KDE Neon, openSUSE, elementary OS, Manjaro, Red Hat Enterprise Linux
AppImageUbuntu, Fedora, openSUSE, CentOS, elementaryOS, Linux Mint and others

*Ubuntu (GNOME), Kubuntu (KDE), Xubuntu (XFCE), Lubuntu (LXDE)

Install Software via Flatpak package

flatpak install flathub com.github.rssguard

Install Software via AppImage package

Install Software via EXE package on Windows

Install Software via DMG package for macOS

Software Information

Language Interface:English, Russian, Deutsch, Spanish, French and others
Description version:3.9.0
Developer:Martin Rotter
Programming language:C++, Qt
License:GPL v3

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