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Tickr is a free and open source RSS/Atom reader with a news feed ticker on the desktop


  • 1It is possible to add and select RSS feeds to display in the running line: displays the channels as a smooth scroll line, as on TV stations;
  • There are import and export options in OPML format;
  • The running line can be placed at the top and bottom;
  • It is possible to adjust its thickness, transparency;
  • The news feed can be scrolled continuously, in real time, or on demand;
  • It is possible to adjust the length of the running line;
  • You can choose the font and its size;
  • It is possible to set the desired scroll delay in milliseconds;
  • You can choose the color of the text and background of the running line;
  • There is a reverse scroll;
  • You can open the news in a web browser by clicking on the news;
  • You can add a clock display;
  • Support feature “Always on Top”;
  • Proxy support;
  • There is an import and export of settings;
  • Support for keyboard shortcuts;
  • And much more.

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The software Tickr is available for installation on Linux and Windows.

Installation methodOS
PPAUbuntu* 16.04/18.04/19.04/20.04, Linux Mint 18/19, Debian
DebUbuntu* 16.04/18.04/19.04/20.04, Linux Mint 18/19, Debian

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

Install Software via PPA repository

sudo add-apt-repository ppa:manu-tm/tickr
sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get install tickr

Install Software via Deb package

Install Software via EXE package on Windows

Software Information

Language Interface:English
Description version:0.7.1
Developer:Emmanuel Thomas-Maurin
Programming language:Python
License:GPL v3
Software website:open-tickr.net

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