LuckNews

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Description of App: 

 

LuckNews is a fully featured, easy to use news reader for your Mac. Familiar mail-like interface. View articles as real web pages or in RSS news format.Folders, search, automatic updating, notifications, easy navigation, full screen, and more. Highlighted features: • Scrolling and navigating are super easy - swipe to advance to the next article. Most of your time will be spent reading and advancing, LuckNews makes these tasks easy • View real web pages for a subscription or have the articles presented in a more uniform and minimal RSS format - its your choice• You can read articles offline. If you select the option to cache images your offline experience is enhanced. Do you want to be able to read on a plane? On a train?• Article Search. Quickly search for articles that contain keywords• Quickly and easily organize your subscriptions into folders• Does not use Google Reader - the application fetches the articles directly without going through a third party Selected additional features: 
  • Enhanced for Retina display
  • LuckNews is able to retrieve RSS subscriptions that were in Mail before Mountain Lion
  • View, search and export the articles you want by selecting individual subscriptions and folders. Easily select all subscriptions
  • Notification Center will show you article banners or alerts as new articles arrive
  • You can easily add new subscriptions to LuckNews. Discovery of subscriptions in web pages is supported
  • Automatically update subscriptions at a frequency you control
  • Flag articles and easily review or search through flagged articles
  • Import/Export of OPML files (OPML is a subscription interchange format)
  • Supports RSS and Atom news feeds
  • Able to display RSS content in any language
  • Choose how long you wish to retain the articles for each subscription. You may choose to have some subscriptions keep their articles forever while others remove their articles according to a rule you select
  • Online help is available at the support site
  • LuckNews has many additional features and nice touches. LuckNews has been designed to provide you with a quality news reading experience

Version: 

1.2.3

Free or Paid: 

Paid

Version Of macOS App Was Tested On: 

Mountain Lion 10.8

Accessibility Comments: 

This app is fully accessible. All buttons are properly labeled, tables are fully accessible, and no issues reading the contents of articles.

Usability: 

The app is fully accessible with VoiceOver and is easy to navigate and use.

Other Comments: 

Lucknews does exactly as advertised and is a pleasure to use. If you are looking for a Mac RSS reader I highly recommend this one. I loke to have a reader on my iOS devices and Mac.