RSS Menu 2.2 – System-wide, menu-accessible RSS/Atom reader.

RSS Menu 2.2
RSS Menu is a systemwide menu that allows you to read and organize your favourite RSS or Atom feeds.

The articles are automatically updated and you will get a notification when new articles are available or when some other event occurs. In addition to visual notification, you can also enable speech notification and choose one of the many built in voices.
It is also possible to integrate iTunes (for podcasts) and Safari (for RSS bookmarks) with RSS Menu.

Key features include:

  • background application (doesn’t get in your way and is accessible from anywhere)
  • very fast parsing engine
  • importing and exporting of OPML files
  • Growl and speech notification
  • many options to customize the menu
  • support for grouping feeds in submenus and adding seperators
  • support for using RSS Menu as an external reader in Safari (or any other application)
  • support for integration with iTunes and Safari
  • support for favourite icons (aka page icons)

What’s New

Version 2.2:

  • added Feeds Navigator for a better feed browsing experience
  • added support for Notification Center when running Mountain Lion, previous versions of Mac OS X use Growl
  • RSS Menu is now a Sandboxed application
  • Safari Integration is only available on Mac OS X 10.7.3 due to a restriction in the Sandbox
  • improved showing of notifications
  • improved Detached Menu window
  • Safari Integration: added show all bookmarks (like Safari Menu)
  • Safari Integration: feeds are now real feeds and will be updated by RSS Menu
  • GReader Integration: feeds are now real feeds and will be updated by RSS Menu you can now set RSS Menu as the default RSS reader
  • improved text size
  • improved disabling of images in article preview
  • cleaned up notifications preferences
  • moved Text options to Appearance preferences pane
  • a feed URL will default to http:// if it is not provided
  • fixed a bug that would not go to the main feed URL when selecting the menu item
  • fixed a bug that would not parse certain feeds, also made the parser more compatible
  • fixed a bug where the title of an article would be in a wrong format
  • fixed a bug that would not save feeds when restarting the computer
  • fixed a bug when renaming feeds or groups
  • fixed a bug when counting feeds
  • fixed a bug that would display 2 lines of text in a menu
  • fixed Start on Login bug


Intel, Mac OS X 10.7 or later


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