As now Google had announced the death of Google Reader so you must be worried about losing RSS as well. But RSS is not going to die and there are lots of alternatives available to Google Reader.
Best Google Reader Alternatives
Here I’m with the list of best Google Reader alternatives available over the internet. Google Reader is best and most popular as it keeps the data sync that you’ve but it will be no longer available after July 1st , 2013.
After hearing about the end of Google Reader, it’s like closing of a library for those who really cares about their feeds. So you should opt now for an alternative before the closing of Google Reader.
According to the developers, “The better way to organize, read and share the content of your favorite sites.”
It is available as app for android and iOS devices and as an extension for the browsers. If chrome is your favorite then it is available at the chrome store as well.
These days for the success of software or an app, it’s all about simplicity and ease of access and Feedly fits right as per these requirements.
It has got twitter and buffer integration and very small in size that improves its performance. You can read the feeds in the Magazine view as well, categorize your feeds and search for them easily.
Everything is there looking pretty simple as per the requirements. So it’s the best alternative for the Google Reader.
If using Mac then this one is the best app that will become even more popular after the end of Google Reader. You don’t need a Google reader account to setup it on your Mac.
The overall performance was not as expected but still its simplicity is making it worth. It also has the social integration and integration with your favorite Evernote as well.
Those who really bother about the speed even than the simplicity can also try out Leaf on their Mac.
This app is also available for your iPad and even for iPhone and any android device. You can try it out for free but limited to only 12 websites.
The premium account needs about $24 a year and its performance is 10 times better than the free version.
NewsBlur has a unique feature that allows you to read the original web version of any feed. Your personal feed data is also sync with the smartphone (android or iOS) app.
If you’re a windows lover and even use the Windows smartphone then this one is perfect for you.
Nextgen Reader is available for Windows phone and also for the latest Windows 8 as an app. The design of the app is really good and compatible for the touch displays.
If we talk about only Windows Phone then it is the fastest and best Google Reader app. The design of the phone app is also simple and looks pretty good and easy while using.
For those who are already using the new Windows 8 on their PC must have got familiar with the new Metro look and this app has the same look for you as its inspired from the Metro UI.
Shutting down of Google Reader will not worry you as you now know the list of alternatives.
If you search further then you can find few more alternatives but I included the best one here with clean, simple UI and great performance.