Thursday, July 30, 2009

Premier Mac RSS Reader--NetNewsWire--Works with Google Reader



What thrilling news to find out that NetNewsWire, the best RSS Reader for Macs, now works with Google Reader!

Here's an excerpt from the press release...there are some action items, so be sure to read the action part further down!

You spoke and we listened: in response to customer demand, NewsGator's best-of-breed consumer RSS applications now work with Google Reader. Google Reader will become the online companion to and the synchronization platform for our award-winning RSS reader applications – FeedDemon and NetNewsWire.

In conjunction with this announcement, NewsGator is making changes to several of its consumer RSS Readers. NewsGator will continue to support all its individual end-user applications for enterprise customers. However, NewsGator will continue to develop and support only a sub-set of these applications for free consumer use. FeedDemon and NetNewsWire have new versions for consumers that we encourage you to download as soon as possible. NewsGator’s other individual end-user applications will not continue to be supported for free consumer users after August 31, 2009. Again, all of NewsGator’s individual end-user applications will continue to be supported for paying Enterprise customers.

As part of this transition, NewsGator Online users will need to migrate to Google Reader by August 31, 2009.

Be sure to take action on the following BEFORE August 31, 2009 if you use FeedDemon for Windows or NetNewsWire for Mac:
  • FeedDemon – you may continue to use your current version (synchronization won’t be supported after August 31, 2009). However, we recommend that you download the latest version of FeedDemon and sign-up for a Google Reader account for synchronization. Please refer to our transition instructions for assistance.
  • NetNewsWire for Mac – you may continue to use your current version (synchronization won’t be supported after August 31, 2009). However, we recommend that you download the latest version of NetNewsWire and sign-up for a Google Reader account for synchronization. Please refer to our transition instructions for assistance.
  • NetNewsWire for iPhone Customers – a mobile RSS Reader requires synchronization and a new version of NetNewsWire for iPhone that supports synchronization with Google Reader will be available soon. We will notify you when it is available so that you can download the latest version of NetNewsWire and sign-up for a Google Reader account prior to August 31, 2009.


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    The instructions are pretty straightforward for using NetNewsWire:

    NetNewsWire

    1. Download the latest version of NetNewsWire
    2. Sign-up for a Google Reader™ account
    3. Associate your Google Reader account with your NetNewsWire product. A step-by-step wizard is provided within the new version of NetNewsWire to assist you with this process.

    Everything works great!




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