NewsBlur

News reader

Newsblur is software that runs on a server and collects RSS/Atom feeds for you to read. If you don't have your own server you can sign up for a freemium account at newsblur.com. The feeds can be read in a web browser or using this app.

Features:


  • Synchronizes with NewsBlur servers so keep your stories and read/unread status consistent

  • Read all of your news subscriptions (RSS feeds)

  • Read while offline and re-sync read and saved stories when online again.

  • Share and comment on the news with friends

  • Multiple device support (Web, Android, iOS)

  • Meet new people who share the same interests

  • Collapsible folders

  • Save stories

  • Dark mode for night time reading

  • Multiple viewing options for stories

  • Training your feeds - Hide the stories you don't like and highlight the stories you do.

  • River of news - show stories from several different feeds in a single view

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 8.0.0 (159) - Added on 2018-08-14

    This version requires Android 5.0 or newer.

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

    Download APK 1.2 MiB PGP Signature

    Permissions
    • android.permission.INTERNET
    • android.permission.ACCESS_NETWORK_STATE
    • android.permission.WRITE_EXTERNAL_STORAGE
    • android.permission.RECEIVE_BOOT_COMPLETED
    • android.permission.WAKE_LOCK
    • android.permission.READ_EXTERNAL_STORAGE
  • Version 7.1.0 (154) - Added on 2018-04-24

    This version requires Android 4.4 or newer.

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

    Download APK 1.0 MiB PGP Signature

    Permissions
    • android.permission.INTERNET
    • android.permission.ACCESS_NETWORK_STATE
    • android.permission.WRITE_EXTERNAL_STORAGE
    • android.permission.RECEIVE_BOOT_COMPLETED
    • android.permission.WAKE_LOCK
    • android.permission.READ_EXTERNAL_STORAGE
  • Version 7.0.3 (153) - Added on 2018-02-13

    This version requires Android 4.4 or newer.

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

    Download APK 1.0 MiB PGP Signature

    Permissions
    • android.permission.INTERNET
    • android.permission.ACCESS_NETWORK_STATE
    • android.permission.WRITE_EXTERNAL_STORAGE
    • android.permission.RECEIVE_BOOT_COMPLETED
    • android.permission.WAKE_LOCK
    • android.permission.READ_EXTERNAL_STORAGE