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Raven Reader

Raven Reader

Simple RSS Reader for desktop without any distraction.

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All your articles in one place. Beautiful.

DeepScan grade raven-reader


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Get it from the Snap Store

Install via Homebrew (macOS)

To use Homebrew-Cask you just need to have Homebrew installed.

brew install --cask raven-reader

Install via Chocolatey (Windows) (Thanks to @A-d-r-i)

choco install raven

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  • Full Article Read
  • Subscribing to news feed
  • Marking as read/unread
  • Marking as favourite
  • Dark mode
  • Configurable cron job for refresh interval of feeds
  • Minimize app to tray and run in background
  • Open article link in external browser
  • Responsive
  • Exporting feed in OPML format
  • Importing feeds
  • Windows support
  • Linux support
  • Offline reading
  • Keyboard Shortcuts
  • Sidebar count
  • Text size configuration
  • Text font style configuration (Currently has Playfair Display, Muli, Open Sans and Roboto Slab)
  • Supports categorizing of the feeds.
  • macOS touchbar shortcuts
  • Integration with read it later apps: Pocket, Instapaper
  • Podcast support. Subscribe to podcast rss feed and listen within app.
  • Accessibility Friendly
  • Feedbin integration (Folders are WIP)
  • Inoreader integration
  • Google Reader API support. Supports self hosted RSS Services like etc. (Folders are WIP)
  • Support for subscribing Youtube channels and viewing within app.
  • Flexible resizing of columns/panes

Please feel free to suggest more ideas to improve this app.

Supported Platforms

  • Feedbin
  • Inoreader
  • Self hosted RSS Services compatible with Google Reader API (OldReader, Bazqux, FreshRSS)
  • Fever

Supported Locale

Language Contributor
Catalan alexhoma
Turkish ahmetcadirci25
Chinese @LinWhite2333
Dutch @Vistause
Russian @vanja-san
Polish @konhi
Brazilian Portuguese @gabrielgomeso
Italian @luverolla
German @nebulon42


Help make Raven Reader better by reporting bugs, PR or opening feature requests through GitHub issues.

Developer Notes

For setup instructions and configuration follow

Build Setup

# install dependencies
yarn install

# serve with hot reload at localhost:9080
yarn electron:serve

# build electron application for production
yarn electron:build

# lint all JS/Vue component files in `src/`
yarn run lint

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Keyboard Shortcuts

Key Action
/ Focus the search bar
Esc Focus the search bar and cleans it
Select the next search result
Select the previous search result
Enter Open the selected search result
cmdEnter Ctrl+Enter Open the selected search result in a new tab