Free RSS News Feed Reader – Download RSSOwl

RSSOwl is a news aggregator for RSS and Atom News feeds. It is written in Java, and is built on the Eclipse Rich Client Platform which uses SWT(Standard Widget Toolkit) as a widget toolkit to allow it to fit in with the look and feel of different operating systems while remaining cross-platform. RSSOwl is free software. RSSOwl lets you gather, organize and search news in a convenient, easy to use interface with endless flexibility



Format Support

  • Support for Atom Syndication Format version 1.0
  • Generate PDF / RTF / HTML documents from any news including aggregations


  • Powerful Newsfeed search engine working with keywords
  • Perform a fulltext-search with result-highlight on favorites and categories
  • Aggregate news of an entire category to one newstab
  • Save favorite newsfeeds in categories
  • Store newsfeeds in Blogrolls and share them with other people
  • Mail NewsTip to friends


  • Authentication via BASE64, Digest and NTLM
  • Display HTTPS secure newsfeeds

Import / Export

  • Import / Export favorite newsfeeds using OPML (Outline Processor Markup Language)
  • Import / Export your settings in RSSOwl to use them on another computer.


  • Support for podcast downloading using news filters
  • Integrated Newsfeed validator
  • Erroneous favorites are marked
  • Read news either in the internal browser or a Rich Text window
  • Blog news viewed in RSSOwl with your favorite blogging tool
  • Huge list of sample Newsfeeds pre-saved
  • Select an auto-update-interval for your favorites
  • View properties of a selected favorite

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