Real Simple RSS

What is is the ideal tool for the casual RSS user. The app is almost invisible: It is embedded in the status menu and uses Mountain Lion's Notification Center to alert you of new posts.

You can use to import your existing list of RSS feeds from Apple Mail — even after you've updated to Mountain Lion. Or import them from Google Reader.

It's like having native RSS functionality built into the operating system (again)!


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Getting it

Download it here: (572KB, version 1.1.1)

Hopefully soon in the AppStore.

Features for 1.1 (2013-01-14)

Bugfixes for 1.1.1 (2013-01-16)


I'd love to hear your thoughts on Do you have any ideas for improvements? Let me know at Just keep in mind that the goal of is to be the most minimal RSS reader out there. If you follow lots of feeds that get updated many times a day, you might want to consider a full fledged reader like NetNewsWire.

Planned features for 1.2

Help, my feed doesn't work!

Don't panic! First, verify if your RSS feed is valid using the W3C Feed Validation Service. If the feed is not valid, contact the webmaster responsible for the feed. If the feed is valid, then send me a link of the feed at and I'll check it out. Thanks!

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