Wednesday, July 26, 2006

Latest RSS Compendium - Web Based Readers

The RSS Compendium is designed to link you to information about RSS readers, resources, tools, etc...

The following is an up to date list of web based RSS readers that I found at There’s a bunch of other RSS information there as well. If you’ve been looking to find one to use; you may find it in this list.

24 Bytes - web-based RSS reader. You can also add your site RSS feed or blog 24eyes Premium RSS Dashboard - dedicated to rapidly empowering e-business by enabling you to view, search and share RSS news feeds and content across the Internet. 24eyes delivers a complete one-stop-shop solution: a ready-made Premium RSS Dashboard that creates a personalized single-point-of-access which delivers a wide range of turnkey content and critical business information. The 24eyes Premium RSS Dashboard is a FREE online service for browsing, searching, subscribing, and sharing RSS news feeds, blogs and rich web content. 24eyes is a window to a whole new world of thousands of news sources and dynamic content that is being created and distributed over the Internet. You can make your own personalized news pages tailored to your unique interests

30 Boxes - created for people looking for a robust yet simple social calendar that is easy to share with family and friends. You can make a calendar, add family and friends as Buddies, share all or parts of your calendar with Buddies, follow your Buddies’ web stuff (like flickr, myspace, webshots, livejournal, any personal blog), customize your calendar’s look and feel, publish some or all of your calendar (put it on your blog)

Aggregato - a web-based RSS feed aggregator organized with tags. Assigning feeds multiple tags makes very flexible display options possible

Alive News - view realtime RSS newsfeeds magically changing by themselves

AlmondRocks - web-based blog aggregator/reader from xblabs

Atiki - Social Feed Mixer - lets you share groups of feeds with other people. You can create your personalised feeds (up to 25 source feeds), adding search queries to filter items, tag these feeds, search them, clone them and much more

Attensa Online - a free Web-based RSS application

Bean Rocket - free RSS and ATOM web based news reader nü media syndication - search and surf the latest media feeds while integrating the ability to tag any RSS feed or podcast you find

BlinkBits - Imagine the collective Wisdom of ALL mankind on EVERY topic available in the Blink of an Eye… That’s what BlinkBits is trying to achieve using RSS! You can get a Feed on any topic with News, Pics & More from 11.2 billion root sources by entering a keyword plus you can add your feed to any topic, mesh feeds, convert feeds and get any Wikipedia page with updates via an RSS feed

Bloglines - a free service that makes it easy to keep up with your favorite blogs and newsfeeds. With Bloglines, you can subscribe to the RSS feeds of your favorite blogs, and Bloglines will monitor updates to those sites. You can read the latest entries easily within Bloglines. See my shared subscriptions at Bloglines

Blogofy - a customizable RSS feed reader. Create your account for free and train it to look for news items you like to read

Bloogz - Web Feed Reader - currently in a test version

Blox0r - ATOM and RSS feed reader and bookmark manager - web-based RSS reader. In Dutch

BozPages - a project to make small one off blogroll pages to keep track of a bunch of feeds on a single page

BusterNews - a web-based application that will periodically check web sites for new content, retrieve them for you, and save a summary of the new content. This is done through RSS feeds provided by web sites

Chameleon - Keeps track of which feeds you read on Bloglines, how often, and when. Figures out which feeds are your favorites, using a few novel algorithms, and highlights them . Identifies the top links in your feeds, like Blogdex, but for your feeds only. Shows you your usage scores based on the algorithms

Cloudee - an automatic aggregator. Think of it like an intelligent RSS reader that culls the daily headlines for hot topics. The hot conversations of the day are tracked using a cloud algorithm based on memes and links

Daily RSS - a web-based news aggregator that allows its readers to rate the articles. Articles with higher ratings will be shown first

Daily Rotation - Quick Loading Headlines From 300+ Tech Sites - web-based RSS reader with a unique and easy-to-use interface - Read RSS feeds, edit your own

eskobo - customizable web-based RSS reader - the fast rss-reader for RSS content including weblogs and news, the fast search engine for RSS content including weblogs and news, No software download, All OS’ & Browsers, IE, Netscape, Safari, Opera, Konqueror, Firefox, tracks it all and brings the web pages to you. Web-based

Fastbuzz News - A free web based aggregator to search and view the latest additions to your favorite online publications

fastnews - gathers news from Yahoo’s RSS feeds every 5 minutes and displays it in a unique manner. All categories are loaded right away and then you can switch from section to section with the click of a button. And news articles collapse and expand easily for quick viewing. Search using the Yahoo News API

fatcast - simple to use, web-based news reader to access and manage RSS feeds

Feed Collectors - a new web tool that collects and socializes your feeds. Whether it’s blogs, podcasts, video podcasts, or news feeds, we can collect it. Rather, you can collect it

Feed Rinse - an easy to use tool that lets you automatically filter out syndicated content that you aren’t interested in. It’s like a spam filter for your RSS subscriptions

Feed-Tank - Simple and easy to use web-based RSS/ATOM Feeds Reader

FeedBucket - provides a quick and easy way to view RSS feeds. No need for any fancy software or programming - just enter an address to view the headlines. Registered users can store several feeds and view each feed individually or all of the recent top headlines at a glance in a “River of News” format. FeedBucket will also generate some JavaScript code so you can easily add automatically updating headlines to your own blog or website

FeedButler - a feedreader with social bookmarking and non-hierarchical editorial control. All stories are automatically added using feeds submitted by the users. When a new story is imported from a feed it is placed in the new stories section. When enough users have marked a new story as cool it is promoted to the frontpage also called topstories

Feedexa - Free online service for subscribing, searching and tagging feeds, blogs and the like

FeedFeeds - a Free online feed aggregator. Read your favorite news, blogs, cartoons, etc all at one place, from anywhere. Get the latest feeds from all your feeds - a web application that acts as your own aggregation service. It is able to fetch and display information about you. It supports syndication with some really popular web applications like 43 Things, 43 Places, All Consuming,, and Flickr

FeedLounge - a state of the art web-based feed reader. Subscribe to your favorite RSS and Atom feeds and enjoy the most powerful and elegant web-based feed reading experience ever created. Besides standard feed reading features, FeedLounge offers a number of unique features like tagging, saving items indefinitely, flagging items and access from any modern browser. FeedLounge even supports importing OPML files from popular feed readers like NetNewsWire, FeedDemon and Bloglines so upgrading to FeedLounge is a snap. Feedlounge will cost you $5 a month to use. If you would like to simply try it out for a time, you can sign up for their testdrive which gives you access for 24 hours.

Feedmarker - a free web-based RSS aggregator with tagging

Feednation - saves you time and keeps you in touch with the subjects you are interested in. When you see the orange XML or RSS button or a ‘Syndicate’ link on any blog or website, use the Feednation ‘one click’ browser link to add it to your account. It’s as simple as that. With a free Feednation account, you decide how to manage your subscriptions. You can send them to your email or read them in your Feednation account. You can turn them on and turn them off with one click. Feednation for individual users is free and will remain free - allows you to read XML/RSS feeds through your regular web browser. Just copy and paste your favorite RSS address in the XML bar and press Go, or select one from the directory. Nothing to install and maintain

Feedroll - select a feed to create a javascript to run on your own site

Feeds 2.0 - a Web 2.0 personalized RSS aggregator which prioritizes incoming information according to the user’s interests. Feeds 2.0 ranks posts according to the topics a particular user likes, and brings interesting articles first, based on what it has learned about the user’s preferences. Additional features of the system include the automatic real-time clustering of similar items aggregated from different sources and a recommendation feature which takes into account what the entire community of Feeds 2.0 users are finding interesting and recommends related posts and feeds that a user might want to read or subscribe to

feeds.reddit - lets you subscribe to all your favorite sites and read them in one convenient place

FeedShow - a fast and easy to use RSS feed reader that provides all the features that will let you browse news or blogs in a very efficient manner. Import/Export feed lists (OPML), Folder categories, Save items locally, Convert to PDF format, print format, … and many more

FeedSweep - an online service that streams news and content from one web site to another. You can use FeedSweep to display the latest sports and business news on your web site. You can also use FeedSweep to display updates and news from other web sites, such as business partners, for example

feedtagger - A web based RSS/Atom feed reader with a simple interface. You apply tags to each feed - helping organise many different news sources. Feedtagger also supports importing of OPML files and has many new features being added every day

Findory - web-based and personalized RSS reader. Key Features: Import your Bloglines subscriptions by entering your login. Import a users public Bloglines subscriptions. Import subscriptions via other readers and services via OPML. Related and personalized articles for every feed that you’re subscribed to. Personalization: “My Top Stories” page reveals articles from your favorite feeds picked based on the articles you read in the past - now allows you to create your own personal homepage by adding and removing, dragging and dropping, and “using or losing” existing content windows. In addition, you can add your own bookmarks, weather, and RSS feeds from anywhere on the web

fyuze -a news aggregator, a program that automatically collects information so that you don’t have to. Sign up for an account, tell fyuze what sites you read, and you’ll be able to - at a glance - see what news is new, each time you log on

Genecast News Service - a server based news aggregator, that converts XML streams to Usenet News. Anyone can add a new newsfeed/newsgroup, if it does not already exist

Globe’sNews - a service to collect news information from all around the Globe and filter by personal needs. The news search includes RSS feeds as well as traditional news sites. This service is completely web-based, no need to download/install any program on your computer

Google - now offering RSS aggregation that supports any site using its Google Personalized Home Page service. Still a very basic service in terms of what can be done, but it will compete directly with Yahoo! News with a similar layout and style

Google Reader - makes it easier to keep up with your ever-expanding reading list of content from across the web. You can Automatically get the latest news and updates from your favorite sites. Sort your reading list based on what’s most relevant to you. Organize what you read with labels and stars. Quickly share interesting items with friends via email or by blogging them, directly from Reader

goowy - a new free web-based Flash virtual desktop, 2GB email and calendaring application. It also has powerful widgets, integrates RSS and fun games

gregaire - a personal web-based news aggregator

Gritwire - presents an easy way to customize real-time text and multimedia SpeedFeeds that update you on the things you want to see and hear, by leveraging the latest in internet content syndication technologies (RSS, OPML) and the explosive power of social networking (a la Friendster, MySpace, and Facebook) - a web-based RSS reader that delivers a user-friendly customizable interface to read news, blogs, sport feeds and more

HyperDig - web based aggregator allows you to create custom collections of feeds and make them available to the public. Supports RSS and Atom

Hyperlinkage - a new online content syndication, search and publishing tool

HyperSuper - a personalized news aggregator. You tell the service what you’re interested in and it creates a customized news page for you

InfoMatchDirect - brings to the web a single site where users can browse the latest free articles from all over the net. InfoMatchDirect reads the latest RSS feeds from article submission sites like ArticleCity, GoArticles and EzineArticles, and presents them in a categories and easy-to-browse format. This makes it easy for readers and webmasters to find the latest articles from all these sites in one convenient place

Inform - “creating a free online tool that we believe will revolutionize how people read news on the web. We not only provide thousands of news sources and blogs in a convenient single interface, we process the news for you, allowing you to get at what you’re interested in more quickly, intelligently, and comprehensively. Inform’s differentiating technology uses a series of information structuring techniques and natural-language interpretation to auto-categorize and group news stories into thousands of categories, and then shreds the text of the stories to isolate the important elements of each. Once the elements have been identified, you can easily connect and read news on any person, place, organization, topic, industry or product quickly, successfully, and easily right from the article you’re reading, or by utilizing a custom news channel you create, all for free” - a one-stop website with the most important and informative news feeds, organized in a few categories. You can create a free profile with your preferred RSS feeds - web-based RSS feed reader

JobExposer - the very first Canadian job search engine built on the RSS technology. Aggregated job feeds from major players like Workopolis and HotJobs Canada, US- and UK-based sites like Craiglist and CWJobs that feature job postings for Toronto, niche sites like and OK/Cancel, and from blogging communities MSN Spaces and Live Journal

Journster - an online RSS / ATOM aggregator

Kinja - a free website that allows you to create your own Web page displaying articles from your personal collection of RSS feeds

lazytom’s FeedJumbler - Aggregate/merge several Atom or RSS feeds into a single feed or convert Atom into RSS or vice versa

Lightstreamer RSS Reader - a pure HTML RSS Reader, based on Lightstreamer technology, that does not require to download applets or application. It streams new headlines to any browser without refreshing the page, in true-push fashion

LinkedFeed - an automated and customizable information social network. The more you use it, the most accurate news it brings to you and people sharing your interests

You can edit everything (start with this message), and your page will appear as you let it next time you use it - features daily news from worldwide RSS feeds. Dutch version - features daily news from worldwide RSS feeds

LisFeeds - links to library weblogs with RSS feeds. Browser-based

LiveFavorites - a sleek web-based manager for your bookmarks, RSS feeds, contacts and memos. Use it to access to your favorite information from any Internet connection

Lixlpixel RSS Newsreader

Manila - The News Aggregator feature for Manila allows server managers to offer a community aggregator for all of the sites on the server. The server manager chooses what feeds are available on the server, and the managing editor of each individual Manila site can choose what feeds are included on their site’s aggregator page

MediaTuner - an easy-to-use webbased Rich Media Aggregator and Player. MediaTuner allows you to easily manage both Text and Rich Media RSS Feeds, all through your browser. With the proprietary MediaTuner Universal Player/Viewer, you can view and listen to Video Blogs, Podcasts, Images, Streaming Video, Audio, Text Blogs and News

Meerkat - a Web-based syndicated content reader. It is based on Rich Site Summary (RSS), an XML specification used for distributing news, product announcements, discussion threads, and other assorted content as channels - allows users to easily create their personalized news page. Webmasters can use to include RSS feeds on their own site. The newsticker is fully customizable using style-sheets

Moreover RSS News Feeds - online newsreader

My AOL Beta - View samples of news feeds and blogs. Search for feeds. Read updated headlines from your favorite sources. Add your own sites and customize the headlines you display. Copy your feeds to another computer

My USA Today - a web-based RSS reader

My Yahoo - allows you to subscribe to any RSS feed. You can also use this page to put an “Add-to-My Yahoo!” button on your site

My Yahoo! Ticker - makes it easy to track your favorite information, by bringing the news and opinions you’ve subscribed to in My Yahoo! directly to your desktop as they’re published. Choose from over 250,000 RSS feeds covering virtually everything on the Web. Use your existing My Yahoo! settings to track your stocks, news, and weather. Search the Web using Yahoo! Search directly from your desktop

myEarthLink Reader - makes it easier to keep up with all the web sites you visit. Choose the sites you want news updates from. The more you add, the more effective myReader will be. Come back every day (or every hour), and myReader will show only what’s new for you from these sites. Read, save or email the articles myReader has gathered for you

MySyndicaat - a news mastering tool that allows you to retrieve, filter, mix and monitor content from remote content sources available on the web. Collected content is cached by MySyndicaat and can be retrieved later on either by using MySyndicaat content viewer, or by subscribing to it using any RSS 2.0-compliant RSS aggregator

MyToday - a public aggregator having topic based collection of RSS feeds called Dailies. A Daily is a set of RSS feeds around the topic providing latest news, views and content on that topic

MyWireService - Instead of going to all the different news sites and weblogs that you like to read daily (weekly or just occassionally) and hunting around to see what is new (if anything), MyWireService delivers the headlines and summaries to you in an easy to scan page. You’ll always be up-to-date

The Nearest Neighbor News Network (NNNN) - a collaborative filtering RSS aggregator. It collects articles from news sites and weblogs of your choosing and then displays them all together. It also displays other articles that it believes you would be interested in - a custom made web 2.0 home page solution. This service is free and gives the user the ability to create a personalized page with the content they like, to put together data feeds and services from web 2.0 with a very simple interface, to access your page anytime and from any computer. It is also possible to browse, modify, and import your RSS feeds with our integrated RSS/ATOM feedreader. You can easily import an OPML file as well, to import, download and listen podcasts without any additional software, to check your mail on one or many gmail account, to stick webnotes, weather and many more to come

News Is Free - a powerful and flexible portal for browsing, indexing and publishing news headlines - serves up the latest news from selected sources across the web. This news comes to you via RSS news feeds, usually from the publisher or owner of the content. Visit the Personalize section and customize this site to suit your individual taste

Newsable - The User-Friendly Web-based News Aggregator

NewsApp - a web-based RSS news aggregator which can periodically poll RSS feeds from various websites and integrate them for you on one page

Newsbooster - an online RSS / Atom aggregator delivered as a free service

NewsBox - a unique news page that offers access to multiple news sources in german and english. Each source is configurable and there is support for RSS / RDF news feeds and the Mozilla / Netscape Sidebar

Newsburst - from A personal information tool for readers. Pick your sources of information and collect them all in one place. Web-based

NewsFeed - a web-based News Aggregator made up of compiled RSS and XML news feeds from reliable news sources with the aim of simplifying routine web-based news reading. All the same content as your favorite news sites, but only one web site to visit

Newshutch - a newsfeed reader. You tell us what websites you like, and we compile those websites for you in one simple place - web/browser-based RSS newsreader that’s free and doesn’t require registration. was founded in 1998 and quickly became the most comprehensive online news directory. Windows Magazine named one of the seven best news websites in 1999. is published by Brian Albert, a television news reporter, attorney, and Internet programmer

Newsvine - read stories from established media organizations like the Associated Press as well as individual contributors from all around the world. Placement of stories is determined by a multitude of factors including freshness, popularity, and reputation. Contribution is open to all, and editorial judgement is in the hands of the community

Orangoo - a simple web-based feed reader. Orangoo helps you manage your feeds in a easy and elegant way

Pageflakes - a personalized online desktop that allows users to read news and blogs, check their email, start Web searches and access a variety of services like or Flickr, all conveniently accessible from any computer and from one page. Basically it’s all your daily information and needs in one place

parabola - a browser based news feed aggregator. It is written using Ruby on Rails and uses the quite excellent FeedTools module for all the parsing of feeds

Pluck Web Edition (PWE) - manages your bookmarks and research in a central location that you can access from any browser. You can easily store, annotate and interactively share links and folders with friends and coworkers

QuikView Channel Viewer and Bookmark Server - is provided as a free service to all subscribers of Quikonnex Publishers’ channels. QuikView makes it easy for subscribers to convert from email subscriptions to channel subscriptions. In addition, it is a personal bookmark server, allowing subscribers access to their bookmarks from any computer

Rezzibo - Spanish-language web-based RSS reader

The Rocketinfo RSS Reader - a FREE, web-based, personal news and information tool. Key functionality includes the ability to subscribe to RSS news/weblog channels, add your own channels, and search for channels. You can also create your own custom search-based RSS channels that produce news content from the Rocketnews database of 10,000+ sources

Rojo - a free web-based service that lets you efficiently read RSS feeds from publishers big and small, ranging from millions of blogs to the New York Times

RSS Syndication Web Viewer - Use this page to view RSS Syndication feeds without a special RSS viewer - a free RSS feed reader, a web based news aggregator. It allows you to create your own news page and to build custom news feeds using your favorite RSS Feeds - a web-based RSS reader which you can easily personalize the way you like

RSSor - a social RSS/Atom/Xml online manager and reader. It allows you easily collect RSS, read and share others with the content syndicated by RSS you subscribed to

ScoopGO! - lets you search through the feeds of websites you choose by creating personal search engines: ‘Scoops’. You only get realtime results from sources you believe are worth following provides on-line, easy to use services that let you aggregate and read RSS feeds, place requests to be alerted about news in future RSS feeds, create, publish and host RSS feeds and web logs (blogs)

Side4 - Simple web-based news aggregator service

SimpleReader - free online feed reader. Powered by SimplePie 0.96 - Free Web/Browser-based RSS reader, with some unique features

Speakwire - the speaking newswire service of CEC systems, an Edinburgh based company, is a service to bring news to your desktop from around the world. It gathers news feeds from the prominent news organisations around the world and delivers it to your computer as a speaking summary of events from news, politics, business, sport, fashion etc.

Spot The News - reads RSS feeds from all over the world and groups them in many different categories. Also the user has the possibility to search within all the RSS feeds. New features will be added on a regular basis

SQLData RSS Reader - browser-based tool for accessing news feeds in RSS formats. The tool allows you to browse available news services and read news summaries online - free web-based feed aggregator combined with a custom start page builder. it features a preloaded list of the web’s most popular rss feeds for you to choose from and allows you to add your own custom feeds as well. choose your refresh rate and several other options. No advertising, and no obtrusive questions to answer. sign up and be ready to go in seconds

StepNewz - offers free online news management services providing individuals and businesses with a friendly, secure and effective solution to effortlessly stay informed and up-to-date. StepNewz monitors thousands of web sites twenty-four hours per day looking for the latest news on every topic. In addition, StepNewz lets you design and publish your own news online. Web site managers can also take advantage of our services to display news headlines relevant to the content on their sites improving the experience for their users

SuperBlog - a free service allowing you to create a webpage which combines the headings or articles from one or more other websites that offer RSS of ATOM feeds. Every SuperBlog you create this way will automatically be kept up to date with the latest content from those sites

SuprGlu - gathers your RSS and ATOM feed content from popular webservices and publishes them in one convenient place. Presents your content with simple, great looking templates which you can customize. Is free to use

SyndicNation - web-based RSS reader. In French RSS Feed Viewer - works with RSS 1.0, 2.0, 0.93, 0.92, 0.91, 0.90 and Atom Feeds

ufeed - combine your blog posts, your links, and your flickr photos - or any combination of the three - all in one place. It takes less than five minutes to get started, and your personal page will update every hour. Best of all, it’s completely free

Urchin RSS Aggregator - a Web based, customisable, RSS aggregator and filter. It’s primary purpose is to allow the generation of new RSS feeds by running queries against the collection of items in the Urchin database. However, other arbitrary output formats can be defined and generated using XSL transformations or HTML::Template templates

Waggr - combines the look and feel of a client side reader with the inherent benefits of a web-based reader (cross platform, automatically updates your feeds, etc). “In a recent survey, more than 85% of visitors said they preferred Waggr to bloglines, and other web-based readers. It is by far the fastest, and most easy to use. Feel free to give it a try yourself”

Web RSS Reader - From ToolButton Inc. Lets you see your favorite RSS feeds on-line and in real-time using only a web browser! Use it on any shared computer - at school, at work, at a friend’s house or anywhere you can’t install the ToolButton RSS Reader software

Web RSS Reader - From A free service, web-based replacement for usual RSS reader software. It’s ideal for people using more computers - you can travel and read your news from anywhere. It’s also the easiest way to start with RSS for regular user, no software installation is required, all you need is the browser and Internet connection

Windows Live - a new set of Internet software and services designed to put you in control of the information, relationships and interests you care about. Windows Live will make it easier for you to connect with people, and to quickly find the information you need, more safely and securely, whether you’re on your PC or on the go. And it’s evolving every day — with your feedback, it will just keep getting better. Also includes an RSS reader

wURLdBook - a bookmark managing service plus RSS news reader

YodPod - a free, simple web-based RSS Reader accessible from any device with an internet connection. All actions take place on one page (Web2.0). Registration is optional

YouOS - Web-based operating system with rich text editor, chat, email, RSS, file management, stickies, Flickr RSS, and more ZoekRSS - web-based RSS reader in Dutch