spaRSS

Feed reader

Based on Flym and Sparse rss, this checks RSS/Atom news feeds, polling for updates from the device on a regular basis. Fetched items are available for offline reading.

Features:

  • easily add new feeds thanks to the Google News or search feature (you can also subscribe to a new one from the browser via the share feature)
  • light and dark themes
  • offline reading including images and private news
  • import/export the feed list from OPML
  • retrieve the full text of the feed when the content is truncated
  • star your favorite entries
  • search into your articles
  • filter your feed by keywords or regular expressions
  • custom widgets

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 1.11.8 (75) - Added on 2016-06-21

    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.
    • read the contents of your SD card
      Allows the app to read the contents of your SD card.

    Download APK 1.4 MiB PGP Signature

  • Version 1.11.7 (74) - Added on 2016-06-07

    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.
    • read the contents of your SD card
      Allows the app to read the contents of your SD card.

    Download APK 1.4 MiB PGP Signature

  • Version 1.11.6 (73) - Added on 2016-05-31

    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.
    • read the contents of your SD card
      Allows the app to read the contents of your SD card.

    Download APK 1.4 MiB PGP Signature