NetNewsWire

More news, less junk. Faster.

NetNewsWire is an easy-to-use RSS and Atom newsreader for Mac OS X. Its familiar three-paned interface—similar to Apple Mail—can fetch and display news from thousands of different websites and weblogs, making it quick and easy to keep up with the latest news.

Download NetNewsWire 2.0 (4.0 MB)

Fully functioning 30 day demo
Requires Mac OS X 10.2.8 (Jaguar) or greater
Mac OS X 10.4 (Tiger) compatible
What’s New in NetNewsWire 2.0

Buy now for $24.95 (USD) — Single-User License
For two or more users, $19.95 per user — Multi-User License

See the Licenses and Upgrades page for more details.

NetNewsWire 2.0 Features

News comes to you
Spend less time surfing. Let NetNewsWire do the work for you, as it gathers your news and tells you which items are new. Subscribe to feeds from all over the web—and from the built-in list of thousands of feeds in the Sites Drawer.
Main window
Tabbed browser
Open web pages in NetNewsWire’s browser, and see them the same as in Safari, but with the convenience of staying in the same window. NetNewsWire remembers tabs between launches, so you come right back to where you left off last time.
Tabbed browser
Searching
Search your news items with a standard Apple search widget—as in Mail and other applications.
Searching
Podcasts and enclosures
Automatically download podcasts and enclosures. Send podcasts to iTunes with with your choice of genre and playlist.
Podcasts and enclosures
Smart lists
Gather news from all your feeds based on your criteria. It’s like smart playlists in iTunes—only for news instead of music.
Smart list
Flagged items
Mark items that you want to keep—they stay forever or until you mark them as unflagged.
Flagged items
Synchronization
Keep your subscriptions, news item status, and even browser tabs synchronized between two or more computers.
Syncing
Bloglines syncing
Read your Bloglines feeds with NetNewsWire for the best of both worlds, a rich desktop client and accessible-anywhere server.
Bloglines
Search-result subscriptions
Make special subscriptions that display results from search engines like Yahoo, Feedster, and Daypop, or from keyword searches at Del.icio.us, Flickr, and Technorati. Easily keep up with topics that interest you.
Search engine feed
Widescreen view
The three-column view is perfect for laptops and today’s monitors that have more horizontal space.
Widescreen view
Persistence
Tell NetNewsWire how long to keep news items, so you can still read them even after they disappear from the feed.
Persistence
Scripting and Automator
Control NetNewsWire with AppleScript—and with Automator too, if you’re running OS X 10.4 or greater. Add commands to NetNewsWire via the scripts menu.
Persistence
Scripted feeds
Generate custom RSS and Atom feeds via AppleScript, Perl, Python, Ruby, and other scripting languages.
Scripted feed
HTML Differences
Track changes in news items as they’re edited and updated.
HTML Differences
Activity window
Stay in control as NetNewsWire shows you exactly what it’s downloading.
Activity window
Dinosaurs
Find feeds that haven’t updated in a long time via the Dinosaurs window.
Search engine feed
Inline summaries and datelines
Show summaries and datelines in the headlines list to make skimming faster and easier—especially for the widescreen view.
Inline summaries and datelines
Versatile headlines list
Add date, subject, and creator columns to the headlines list—and sort on any of these columns.
Date, subject, and creator columns
More...
Change the fonts in the subscriptions and headlines lists, turn on and off the unread count in the Dock, download files, and more.
Font preferences

NetNewsWire Lite

Download NetNewsWire Lite 2.0 (3.1 MB)
Requires Mac OS X 10.2.8 (Jaguar) or greater
Mac OS X 10.4 (Tiger) compatible
(Note: you can still get a pre-Jaguar version.)
Freeware

NetNewsWire Lite contains many of the basic news reading features of NetNewsWire. See this comparison chart that details the differences between the two versions.

Donations

NetNewsWire Lite is freeware. If you use it and like it, donations are a great way of saying thanks.

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NetNewsWire: More news, less junk. Faster