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.

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 1.5 or newer.

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

    Download APK 172 KiB PGP Signature

    Permissions

    • android.permission.INTERNET
    • android.permission.WRITE_EXTERNAL_STORAGE
    • android.permission.RECEIVE_BOOT_COMPLETED
    • android.permission.VIBRATE
    • android.permission.ACCESS_NETWORK_STATE
    • de.shandschuh.sparserss.READFEEDS
    • de.shandschuh.sparserss.WRITEFEEDS
    • android.permission.READ_EXTERNAL_STORAGE
  • Version 1.5.1 (82) - Added on 2012-04-13

    This version requires Android 1.5 or newer.

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

    Download APK 171 KiB PGP Signature

    Permissions

    • android.permission.INTERNET
    • android.permission.WRITE_EXTERNAL_STORAGE
    • android.permission.RECEIVE_BOOT_COMPLETED
    • android.permission.VIBRATE
    • android.permission.ACCESS_NETWORK_STATE
    • de.shandschuh.sparserss.READFEEDS
    • de.shandschuh.sparserss.WRITEFEEDS
    • android.permission.READ_EXTERNAL_STORAGE
  • Version 1.4.2_2 (80) - Added on 2012-04-08

    This version requires Android 1.5 or newer.

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

    Download APK 159 KiB PGP Signature

    Permissions

    • android.permission.INTERNET
    • android.permission.WRITE_EXTERNAL_STORAGE
    • android.permission.RECEIVE_BOOT_COMPLETED
    • android.permission.VIBRATE
    • android.permission.ACCESS_NETWORK_STATE
    • de.shandschuh.sparserss.READFEEDS
    • de.shandschuh.sparserss.WRITEFEEDS
    • android.permission.READ_EXTERNAL_STORAGE