RSS Guard – simple, light and easy-to-use RSS/ATOM feed aggregator

RSS Guard is a simple, light and easy-to-use RSS/ATOM feed aggregator developed using the Qt framework. The program supports online feed synchronization.

The software is released under an open source license.

RSS Guard is looking for a new leading developer/maintainer.

Features include:

  • Accounts supported: Gmail, Inoreader, NextCloud News, Tiny Tiny RSS, and standard online feeds (RSS, RDF and ATOM). All cached online service data are synchronously saved when any feed is updated.
  • Newspaper view.
  • Tabbed interface.
  • Various styles, icon themes, and skins are available.
  • Message filter with regular expressions.
  • Feed metadata fetching including icons.
  • Supports SQLite and MySQL/MariaDB.
  • Enhanced feed auto-updating with separate time intervals,
  • Backup database.
  • Full screen mode.
  • Ad-Block feature for internal web browser. It’s based on Qt examples and QupZilla.
  • Downloader with own tab and support for up to 6 parallel downloads.
  • Integrated web browser with adjustable behavior, text searching, and external browser support.
  • Option to launch the application on operating system startup.
  • Keyboard shortcuts.
  • Import/export of feeds to/from OPML 2.0.
  • Recycle bin.
  • Desktop integration via tray icon.
  • Feed authentication (Digest-MD5, BASIC, NTLM-2).
  • Support for arbitrary external tools.
  • Feed updates are parallelized.
  • Internationalization support – translations available for Chinese (Simplified), Chinese (Traditional), Czech, Danish, Dutch, French, German, Indonesian, Italian, Latvian, Polish, Portuguese, Spanish, Swedish, and Ukrainian.
  • Available as an AppImage.

Support: Documentation
Developer: Martin Rotter and many contributors
License: GNU General Public License v3.0

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RSS Guard is written in C++. Learn C++ with our recommended free books and free tutorials.

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