31 January, 2013

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FeedRoller Is Free Desktop RSS Ticker

If you are news hungry and want to get instant updates on your desktop, you can use FeedRoller to display an  RSS ticker of news updates. RSS Ticker is a free and very small but highly customizable application. You can customize everything in the ticker. Font style, background, news / updates display timing, import and export your feed subscriptions, set hot keys and everything else you think of.

Feed Roller allows you to import all the RSS subscription to it and then arrange the sequence of every feed as you want.
  • You can either add a single feed address or import a complete subscription OPML file.
  • You can customize everything as you want. You can set the character limit for news summary.
  • The ticker can either be pinned to the desktop screen (Always on top) or can be hidden when you hover the mouse.
  • You can set hot keys for various features.
  • What else you can customize? Here is a quick look at the settings of FeedRoller Please see these slide. Click for the next slide.

Do you like to have such Always-On RSS reader application? Try it. You can download the application from here.
The application is also available as a portable application.


Tickr is also a similar software with all the features provided by the FeedRoller software. If you are using any other platform than Windows, the TICKR will be giving you better option. It is available for all Linux distributions along with Windows OS.
You can download the TICKR from here.

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