Unread: An RSS Reader
Rediscover the joy of reading your favorite writers with Unread, an RSS reader for iOS with beautiful typography, comfortable gesture-based navigation, and a variety of color themes.
Unread carries a strong history as one of the top RSS clients on iOS, and version 2 ensures that will remain true for a long while yet.
— Ryan Christoffel, MacStories
Unread is focused on eliminating chrome — it is a pure reading app. It’s like reader mode all the time, and the assortment of color themes is nicely curated.
— John Gruber, Daring Fireball
Unread is a great RSS app that has killer Widgets that dazzle on any home screen. Unread’s Widgets can show you how many unread posts you have waiting for you from your favorite blogs or the Widget can show you a quick list of your subscriptions.
— Josh Ginter, The Sweet Setup
Although the overall look and feel remains the same, Unread 2 is a significant update that’s well worth the annual subscription, especially for iPad owners.
— J.R. Bookwalter, Macworld
Automatic Webpage Text
Unread knows which feeds contain only article summaries. If a feed contains just article summaries, Unread will retrieve and display the full text from the webpage.
You can override Unread’s determination of whether to initially show feed text or webpage text on any feed.
Unread also caches webpage text and images ahead of time for fast offline access.
Home Screen Widgets
A Recent Articles widget lets you view the most recent articles. You can limit the articles to a specific folder or subscription. An Unread Counts widget shows counts of unread articles by subscription or folder. A single Unread Count widget shows the number of unread articles in your account, in a specific folder, or in a specific subscription.
Like to read in bed? Don’t strain your eyes or wake your partner with glaring white light. Unread has multiple themes designed for easy reading under different lighting conditions.
You can select one theme for light mode and another for dark mode. Unread also lets you choose an alternate icon, with one icon option for each color theme.
Keyboard and Trackpad Support
Unread lets you navigate and perform almost every operation with an external keyboard such as the Magic Keyboard and the Smart Keyboard Folio. Unread also has full support for the Magic Trackpad 2, Magic Mouse 2, and the trackpad of the Magic Keyboard.
You can subscribe to feeds, update existing subscriptions, and unsubscribe from feeds. Unread also provides management of Feed Wrangler smart streams, Feedbin tags, Feedbin saved searches, Feedly categories, Inoreader folders, and NewsBlur folders.
Subscription management is not available for Fever accounts.
Unread’s core functionality is free. A subscription is available that unlocks premium features:
Widget Customization: Limit articles or unread article counts shown by widgets to specific feeds or folders.
Article Actions: Unread’s article actions let you save articles to Instapaper, Raindrop.io, Pinboard, Pocket, and Safari Reading List; share article links or article content via email; and share article links via iMessage.
Caching: Cache webpage text and images ahead of time.
Custom App Icons: Unread offers one app icon option corresponding to each theme.
Premium Support: Paying customers get first class customer support.