Requires OS X 10.10 or later

Aktuell - RSS News Reader for your Mac


Aktuell is a modern, intuitive and elegant news reader for reading blogs and news. All your favorite feeds in one app. Be up to date!


  • Syncing Read all your favorite feeds, blogs and updates in one news app with fast synchronization. Syncs with Feedly, Inoreader, Feedbin, TheOldReader, BazQux, NewsBlur and RSS/Atom/RDF. Add rss feeds or blogs to news services and sync them on all devices. On all devices you have one state of unread articles and bookmarks. Follow the web!

  • Smart groups Add smart groups for advanced filtering of articles. With smart groups you can filter articles depending on several search criteria. Be informed about very important updates of the web with smart groups.

  • Mark articles as read Mark articles as read while scrolling in the article list. Read articles so easy as you read the newspaper. No clicks for marking them as read. Try a new reading experience.

  • Reader Mode Read article in clutter-free mode - Reader Mode (known as Readability). In reader mode, you get a full article from the website without ads, navigation of the website, etc. Just the text of the article. For pleasant reading.

  • Sharing Share articles on Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn, Sina Weibo, and other services with your friends, colleagues and relatives. Standard share sheet, and depending of apps which are installed on your Mac you can share to those services if they provide sharing options. Email articles for those who prefer email.

  • Bookmarks / Save for later Save articles for later reading in app locally. Or you can save articles on such services as Pocket, Readability and Instapaper. Read them later. Add notes to Notes app or Evernote.

  • Time Save your time reading news and blogs in app instead of reading them in browser and switching every time between websites. Reading news in news reader you get only important, content of articles (without ads and websites elements) and new articles.

  • UI and Themes Minimalistic, modern, intuitive UI without distraction and highly customizable. Multiple themes. Unique settings for changing fonts and font sizes of text in article list and article view to match your style.

  • Gestures / Navigation / Shortcuts With gestures you can easily mark as read articles, swipe between Article View / In-App Browser / Reader Mode. Read news using only trackpad or mouse. Keyboard navigation with arrow keys (between panes). Navigate through news using only keyboard. Customizable shortcuts for most used actions. You can change it for your favorite.

  • Organize Organizing feeds in groups. Categorize them by interests and quickly select group to read several articles at once. It makes easy to find the articles you're interested in. Drag & Drop groups and feeds to change order.

  • UI / Reading / Retina Clear UI, easy to use. Read article in app or open articles in your default browser. Reading news with thumbnails in article list makes it easy. Crystal clear and sharp images of user interface. Retina Display ready.

  • Podcasts If you like podcasts and want to watch or listen to, video and audio, there is possibility to follow them and get updates right in the news reader.

  • Import / Export feeds Import from OPML file all your subscriptions or backup your subscription by exporting to the OPML file. Share your feeds with friends.

  • Localization Translated professionally and from native speakers on English, Deutsch, Français, 汉语, 中文, 日本語, Español, Português, Italiano, Svenska, Nederlands, Dansk, Norsk, Čeština, Latviešu, Lietuvių, Русский

  • Support for latest macOS (OS X) Support for Sierra/El Capitan/Yosemite macOS. Using modern and recent technologies from Apple. News reader for your Mac.