RSSOwl 1.2.4

RSSOwl is a RSS / RDF / Atom Newsreader written in Java using SWT as fast graphic library. Read News in a tabfolder, save favorites in categories, Export to PDF / RTF / HTML / OPML, Import Feeds from OPML, perform fulltext-search, use internal browser.

What's New:

  • Windows Vista: Thanks to the latest SWT 3.3, RSSOwl is now fully supporting Vistas look and feel.
  • Windows: You can now use Mozilla as embedded browser. This requires a recent version of XULRunner being installed. Refer to the FAQ for more details.
  • Windows: In order to scroll in a scrollable element (e.g. the headlines table or newstext browser) you no longer have to select the element first. Just move the mouse over the element and begin scrolling.
  • Mac: All System-Tray and notification features are now supported (see the "System Tray" preferences page).
  • Linux: Printing is now supported (requires GTK+ 2.10 or newer)
  • Linux and Solaris: You can now pass an argument to the to have it handled by RSSOwl (e.g. let firefox run rssowl to subscribe to a feed).
  • Added new translation into Romania (thanks to Claudiu Paiu)
  • Updated SWT to
  • Linux: The embedded browser is now able to navigate to https-secured websites and is able to render visited links.
  • Fixed an issue where Tooltips on Toolitems stopped showing after a while
  • Mac: It is now possible to copy / paste text in the embedded browser as well as using the mouse for drag-style operations (e.g. Google Maps)
  • 1610712 WinVista: Rights Elevation needed
  • 1043194 [MAC] Text selection in Browser not possible
  • 1043088 [MAC] Internal Browser not highlighting Links
  • 1659139 Generated HTML has incorrect title
  • 1659570 "open in new tab" button should be hidden with tabs disabled
Download: RSSOwl 1.2.4
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This is by afr the best RSS reader. Has tons of features.
The new betas of version 2.0 are great and are much improved than 1.x.x versions. However they are still in beta stage.