Miniflux – minimalist and opinionated feed reader

Miniflux is a minimalist feed reader written in the Go programming language.

The software is released under an open source license.

Features include:


  • Feed formats supported: Atom, RSS 1.0/2.0, RDF, and JSON.
  • OPML import/export.
  • Support multiple enclosures/attachments (Podcasts, videos, music, and images).
  • Play videos from YouTube channels directly inside Miniflux.
  • Categories.
  • Bookmarks.
  • Fetch website icons (favicons).
  • Save articles to third-party services.
  • Internationalization support – available in Chinese, Dutch, English, French, German, Polish, and Russian.


  • Remove pixel trackers.
  • Fetch original links when the feed is coming from FeedBurner.
  • Open external links with the attributes rel=”noopener noreferrer” referrerpolicy=”no-referrer”.
  • Image proxy to avoid mixed content warnings with HTTPS.
  • Play Youtube videos by using the domain
  • Block any external Javascript code to avoid tracking.

Content Manipulation

  • Fetch original article and returns relevant contents (Readability).
  • Custom scraper rules based on CSS selectors.
  • Custom rewriting rules.

User Interface

  • Stylesheet optimized for readability.
  • Responsive design (works on desktop, tablet, and mobile devices).
  • Doesn’t require to download an application from the App/Play Store.
  • Keyboard shortcuts.
  • Touch events on mobile devices.
  • Themes (black and white).


  • Send articles to Pinboard, Instapaper, Pocket, or Wallabag.
  • Bookmarklet to subscribe to a website directly from any browsers.
  • Use existing mobile applications to read your feeds by using the Fever API.
  • REST API with clients written in Go and Python.


  • Username/password.
  • Google (OAuth2).


  • Cross-platform support – runs under under Linux (including multiple architectures, amd64, arm32v6, and arm64v8), and OpenBSD.

Support: GitHub code repository
Developer: Frédéric Guillot and many contributors
License: Apache License 2.0


Learn Go with our recommended free books and free tutorials.

Return to News Aggregators Home Page

Popular series
Guide to LinuxNew to Linux? Read our Linux for Starters series. We start right at the basics and teach you everything you need to know to get started with Linux.
Free and Open Source SoftwareThe largest compilation of the best free and open source software in the universe. Each article is supplied with a legendary ratings chart helping you to make informed decisions.
ReviewsHundreds of in-depth reviews offering our unbiased and expert opinion on software. We offer helpful and impartial information.
Alternatives to Proprietary SoftwareReplace proprietary software with open source alternatives: Google, Microsoft, Apple, Adobe, IBM, Autodesk, Oracle, Atlassian, Corel, Cisco, Intuit, and SAS.
Linux Around The WorldLinux Around The World showcases events and usergroups that are relevant to Linux enthusiasts.
AudioSurveys popular streaming services from a Linux perspective: Amazon Music Unlimited, Myuzi, Spotify, Deezer, Tidal.
Saving Money with LinuxSaving Money with Linux looks at how you can reduce your energy bills running Linux.
System ToolsEssential Linux system tools focuses on small, indispensable utilities, useful for system administrators as well as regular users.
ProductivityLinux utilities to maximise your productivity. Small, indispensable tools, useful for anyone running a Linux machine.
Home ComputersHome computers became commonplace in the 1980s. Emulate home computers including the Commodore 64, Amiga, Atari ST, ZX81, Amstrad CPC, and ZX Spectrum.
Now and ThenNow and Then examines how promising open source software fared over the years. It can be a bumpy ride.
Linux at HomeLinux at Home looks at a range of home activities where Linux can play its part, making the most of our time at home, keeping active and engaged.
Linux CandyLinux Candy reveals the lighter side of Linux. Have some fun and escape from the daily drudgery.
DockerGetting Started with Docker helps you master Docker, a set of platform as a service products that delivers software in packages called containers.
Android AppsBest Free Android Apps. We showcase free Android apps that are definitely worth downloading. There's a strict eligibility criteria for inclusion in this series.
Programming BooksThese best free books accelerate your learning of every programming language. Learn a new language today!
Programming TutorialsThese free tutorials offer the perfect tonic to our free programming books series.
Stars and StripesStars and Stripes is an occasional series looking at the impact of Linux in the USA.
Share this article

Share your Thoughts

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.