RSS Bandit is a powerful open source feed reader. Features searches within your feeds, search folders, easy feed detection, excellent synchronization, special folders, and much more. RSS Bandit developers are actually listening to their users and the road map is full of powerful goodies. [Requires: .Net]
Omea Reader is an easy to use, all-in-one RSS reader, NNTP news reader, and web bookmark manager. It's fast, it aggregates, you can organize your information with it, and what really makes it unique are the additional features: lightning-fast searches, flexible filing, contextual access, and extensibility. Comes from the company that develops IntelliJ IDEA, a highly praised advanced Java IDE. [Requires: .Net]
GreatNews "The Intelligent RSS Reader" is an excellent fast reader which features flexible labeling, search channels, synchronization via Bloglines and a clean and usable interface.
Awasu is a great reader with some nice features such as synchronization, searches, integration with Syndic8, channel filters. It also supports plugins which allow information to be retrieved from any source. Whether the information you want is on a web page, in a database or provided by a web service, you can write a plugin to retrieve it and transfer it into Awasu. Also allows web services or any other data source that publishes information using XML to be queried using SOAP. [Price: Personal Edition is Free, Advanced Edition $25]
Sauce Reader is a free reader which features Office 2003 style user interface, integrated weblog posting with drafts and offline authoring, comment feed subscriptions, archiving, posting and search, one-click subscription to RSS and Atom feeds using IE toolbar, search archived items, feeds tree and newspaper style views; fast, small and scalable to your reading requirements. [Discontinued Sep 2005]
SharpReader is an excellent reader without the bells and whistles. [Requires: .Net]
Feedreader is a lightweight open-source aggregator. Feedreader's functionality is focused on the main task - reading and organizing RSS feeds and offering seamless user experience.
Blog Navigator is a fast reader, which includes features for reading blogs offline, searching, as well as putting different blog sites together to create your own customized browsing preferences. [Price: Basic free, Advanced (allows blog posting/editing): $19.95]
NewzCrawler is a reader which supports various formats apart from RSS, so it can, for example, monitor web pages which don't provide RSS feeds. Also supports NNTP (Usenet groups) and includes fully functional WYSIWYG weblog client allowing news posting on XML-RPC servers such as Blogger, MetaWeblog, MovableType and LiveJournal. Features search channels, the CommentAPI protocol and can use both Gecko and IE browsers for rendering pages. [Price: $25.00]
FeedDemon is a popular reader which has recently been bought by NewsGator. It provides some powerful features such as easy-to-read newspaper display, built-in podcast receiver, search channels which integrate with Feedster, del.icio.us, Flickr and other popular RSS services, integration with Bloglines and NewsGator Online Services. [Price: $29.95]
Abilon is a small (about 500 kb), fast and free reader. Features actions (You can perform some actions on the information you get such as saving it to a file and running any external program if you want to further process the received data), memories (clippings), archiving and blogging support.
ActiveRefresh is a web news monitor that monitors web resources (regular web pages, RSS feeds, mailboxes, YahooMail) and gathers the information that you are interested in, then presents it in an easy to read report overview. [Price $29.95]
RSSReader is another popular RSS reader.
BlogExpress is so easy to use. Lockergnome praises it as "BlogExpress stands out as an invaluable tool for those getting started with RSS." It is carefully designed for high usability. Information readability is one of our primary goals for building this application. Proudly, the result comes out such that you can grab information displayed in BlogExpress faster than other leading content syndication applications in the market. [Requires: .Net]
KlipFolio is a personal dashboard for Windows that saves you time and effort by using Klips to intelligently monitoring remote data sources--like weather, stocks, Hotmail, news, RSS feeds and even auctions--right on your desktop.
FeedExplorer is a RSS feed reader with an attractive and easy-to-use interface. It comes with a built-in browser, an integrated search function, as well as an option to watch for specific keywords. [Requires: .Net]
Attensa for Outlook works inside Microsoft Outlook to bring up-to-the-minute RSS news and information from your favorite Websites and blogs right into neatly organized Outlook folders. It lets you use a toolbar in Firefox or Microsoft Internet Explorer, to easily add and manage RSS news feeds and subscriptions from Websites and blogs.
Guru News Ticker delivers international news and information, highlights articles about topics that matter to you, and does it all within a single line of text scrolling across your desktop, taskbar or browser. Stay on top of the news from channels such as Reuters, ABC and BBC. Track stocks, keep an eye on eBay auctions, search Yahoo and Google News. Monitor your favorite blogs, access GMail accounts. [Price: $24.95]
AgileRss desktop aggregator that is able to display any RSS, ATOM, and XML news feed. It also allows you to keep up-to-date with all your preferred sources of information that support the RSS protocol. Internet syndication and aggregation software, that runs on any java enabled operating system. Rss News Ticker - is a component that stays usually at the top of the screen and display the headlines of the news as it comes. The news ticker in AgileRss reader can be customized as you want from preferences panel.