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Popular Reeder 3 RSS client hits the Mac App Store with redesigned themes + OS X El Capitan features

Reeder 3

Timed cleverly with the launch of OS X El Capitan, the popular RSS client Reeder is officially out with version 3.0 today with full support for OS X 10.11. As we first saw in Reeder 3’s public beta, the latest version of the feed reader includes a selection of Yosemite and El Capitan style themes with translucency and modern design.

OS X El Capitan users will benefit from new features including using Reeder in split-screen mode next to other supported full-screen apps. The new version also supports Apple’s new system font, San Francisco, plus a lot of customization options to make the reading environment best fit your needs. Check out the full release notes below:

What’s New in Version 3.0

What’s new:
– Ready for OS X El Capitan
– More themes
– Updated UI
– Support for sharing extensions
– Unread and starred counts for smart folders
– Hide smart folders in unread/starred view if there are no unread/starred items
– Private browsing support (see Settings > Reading)
– Display the URL in the status bar when hovering a link in the article viewer or browser
– New article viewer display settings: separate font and uppercase options for the title
– Fullscreen now also works when in minimized layout mode
– New “Archive” folder in “All items” view mode which only shows read items (no unread or starred)
– Pull to next/previous article

– Inoreader authentication
– Incorrect unread/starred counts
– Reeder now uses San Francisco as UI font on El Capitan
– Full screen split view on El Capitan
– Various visual glitches on El Capitan
– Adding a Feedly account using Google is now correctly reported as sign in from Mac (not iPhone)

If you’re unfamiliar, Reeder is a Mac app for following web publications by plugging in RSS subscriptions from services like Feedly and Feed Wrangler, or you can use the app standalone without syncing capabilities.

Reeder 3 for Mac is available as a free update for Reeder 2 customers and $9.99 for users through the Mac App Store.

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  1. FERNANDO! (@brutedawg) - 7 years ago

    Thanks for the free upgrade from to 1 to 2! Version 3 seems disappointing though.. I was expecting a $39.99 price tag. /s

  2. Does it support ad blockers in the web view?

    • Mike M (@Polyphonie) - 7 years ago

      I don’t believe it does. There’s an option for “Private Browsing” in Reeder 3’s Preferences (under Reading) but no, ads are not blocked. I’m not sure if there’s such a thing as Safari View Controller (the method in which in-app browser in iOS 9 supports content-blocking) on the Mac. Besides, the in-app browser in Reeder is quite bad (I love Reeder, it’s fast and responsive everywhere else but the in-app browser)- it doesn’t scroll as smoothly as Safari and feels too clunky. My advice is to enable “Open Link in default browser/Safari” in Reeder 3 Preferences.

  3. Graham J - 7 years ago

    Great, now how about updating Reeder for iPhone? It really needs the content blocking webview.


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