Sparse rss

Simple feed reader

A simple and lightweight feed/rss/atom reader with automatic background update and notifications. Automatically discovers feeds given just a site URL. Provides OPML import and export. Basic support for podcasts. No issue tracker; send feed problems via the address in the about screen.

This app has features you may not like.

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 1.5.2 (83) - Added on 2012-05-08

    This version requires Android ? 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 SD card
      Allows the app to write to the SD card.
    • 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.
    • de.shandschuh.sparserss.READFEEDS
    • de.shandschuh.sparserss.WRITEFEEDS
    • read the contents of your SD card
      Allows the app to read the contents of your SD card.

    Download APK 172 KiB PGP Signature

  • Version 1.5.1 (82) - Added on 2012-04-13

    This version requires Android ? 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 SD card
      Allows the app to write to the SD card.
    • 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.
    • de.shandschuh.sparserss.READFEEDS
    • de.shandschuh.sparserss.WRITEFEEDS
    • read the contents of your SD card
      Allows the app to read the contents of your SD card.

    Download APK 171 KiB PGP Signature

  • Version 1.4.2_2 (80) - Added on 2012-04-08

    This version requires Android ? 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 SD card
      Allows the app to write to the SD card.
    • 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.
    • de.shandschuh.sparserss.READFEEDS
    • de.shandschuh.sparserss.WRITEFEEDS
    • read the contents of your SD card
      Allows the app to read the contents of your SD card.

    Download APK 159 KiB PGP Signature