Handy News Reader

RSS reader with full offline support fulltext articles with images

Main functions:

  • RSS feeds of articles
  • search for a feed by keyword when adding
  • automatic (by shedule) download offline full-text versions of articles with images
  • import / export of the channel list from OPML
  • filter articles by keywords or regular expressions
  • full screen reading mode

Additional features:

  • collapsing (folding) the groups of feeds
  • hide read articles mode
  • bold articles text font setting
  • share a link with this app to prepare it for reading
  • limit the number of downloadable images of the article
  • the ability to download individual images of the article
  • a detailed description of the process of downloading articles to understand what the application is doing at the moment
  • the counter of the consumed traffic
  • setting up automatic marking of articles as read while scrolling the list
  • setting the display of the text of articles in the article list (these two items are useful for reading forums)
  • Tap areas to go to the next / previous page while reading the article
  • Swipe to change brightness while reading the article
  • Quick transition to full screen mode and back, as well as showing / hiding the action bar
  • much more ...

Packages

Although APK downloads are available below to give you the choice, you should be aware that by installing that way you will not receive update notifications and it's a less secure way to download. We recommend that you install the F-Droid client and use that.

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  • Version 0.11.5 (189) - Added on 2019-11-19

    This version requires Android 4.0 or newer.

    It is built and signed by F-Droid, and guaranteed to correspond to this source tarball.

    Permissions
    • have full network access
      Allows the app to create network sockets and use custom network protocols. The browser and other applications provide means to send data to the internet, so this permission is not required to send data to the internet.
    • modify or delete the contents of your shared storage
      Allows the app to write the contents of your shared storage.
    • run at startup
      Allows the app to have itself started as soon as the system has finished booting. This can make it take longer to start the phone and allow the app to slow down the overall phone by always running.
    • control vibration
      Allows the app to control the vibrator.
    • view network connections
      Allows the app to view information about network connections such as which networks exist and are connected.
    • install shortcuts
      Allows an application to add Homescreen shortcuts without user intervention.
    • run foreground service
      Allows the app to make use of foreground services.
    • read the contents of your shared storage
      Allows the app to read the contents of your shared storage.

    Download APK 3.9 MiB PGP Signature

  • Version 0.11.1 (187) - Added on 2019-11-09

    This version requires Android 4.0 or newer.

    It is built and signed by F-Droid, and guaranteed to correspond to this source tarball.

    Permissions
    • have full network access
      Allows the app to create network sockets and use custom network protocols. The browser and other applications provide means to send data to the internet, so this permission is not required to send data to the internet.
    • modify or delete the contents of your shared storage
      Allows the app to write the contents of your shared storage.
    • run at startup
      Allows the app to have itself started as soon as the system has finished booting. This can make it take longer to start the phone and allow the app to slow down the overall phone by always running.
    • control vibration
      Allows the app to control the vibrator.
    • view network connections
      Allows the app to view information about network connections such as which networks exist and are connected.
    • install shortcuts
      Allows an application to add Homescreen shortcuts without user intervention.
    • run foreground service
      Allows the app to make use of foreground services.
    • read the contents of your shared storage
      Allows the app to read the contents of your shared storage.

    Download APK 3.9 MiB PGP Signature

  • Version 0.9.4 (166) - Added on 2019-07-22

    This version requires Android 4.0 or newer.

    It is built and signed by F-Droid, and guaranteed to correspond to this source tarball.

    Permissions
    • have full network access
      Allows the app to create network sockets and use custom network protocols. The browser and other applications provide means to send data to the internet, so this permission is not required to send data to the internet.
    • modify or delete the contents of your shared storage
      Allows the app to write the contents of your shared storage.
    • run at startup
      Allows the app to have itself started as soon as the system has finished booting. This can make it take longer to start the phone and allow the app to slow down the overall phone by always running.
    • control vibration
      Allows the app to control the vibrator.
    • view network connections
      Allows the app to view information about network connections such as which networks exist and are connected.
    • install shortcuts
      Allows an application to add Homescreen shortcuts without user intervention.
    • read the contents of your shared storage
      Allows the app to read the contents of your shared storage.

    Download APK 2.8 MiB PGP Signature