Snownews 1.5.12

A text mode RSS/RDF newsreader.
Snownews is a text mode RSS/RDF newsreader. This is a full feature RSS/RDF reader for text mode which implements all versions of RSS and other formats via plugins

Main features:

  • runs on Linux, *BSD, OS X (Darwin), Solaris and probably many more Unices.
  • fast and very resource friendly.
  • builtin HTTP client will follow server redirects and update feed URLs that point to permanent redirects (301) automatically.
  • snownews understands "Not-Modified" (304) server replies and handles gzip compression.
  • local cache for minimal network traffic.
  • HTTP proxy support.
  • HTTP authentication support (basic and digest methods).
  • optional, basic cookie support
  • a help menu available throughout the program
  • automatic update checking (can be deactivated)
  • few dependencies on external libraries; ncurses and libxml2
  • import feature for OPML subscription lists
  • fully customizable key bindings of all program functions
  • type Ahead Find for quick and easy navigation
  • color support
  • extensible via plugins
  • feed categories and many other useful features

last updated on:
September 18th, 2009, 0:03 GMT
developed by:
Oliver Feiler
license type:
GPL (GNU General Public License) 
ROOT \ Office \ News/Diary


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What's New in This Release:
  • A crash bug with marking items as read and a problem on 64-bit platforms have been fixed.
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