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.

License: MIT License

Website: https://code.google.com/p/sparserss
Source Code: https://code.google.com/p/sparserss/source

For full details and additional technical information, see this application's page on the F-Droid wiki.

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 May 8, 2012

    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

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

    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

    • ACCESS_NETWORK_STATE
    • INTERNET
    • READ_EXTERNAL_STORAGE
    • RECEIVE_BOOT_COMPLETED
    • VIBRATE
    • WRITE_EXTERNAL_STORAGE
    • de.shandschuh.sparserss.READFEEDS
    • de.shandschuh.sparserss.WRITEFEEDS
  • Version 1.4.2_2 (80) - Added on Apr 8, 2012

    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

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