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NetNewsWire 5.1 for Mac

It’s out! Check for updates, or download it directly. Requires macOS 10.15 or newer.

This release brings parity with the iOS version. Changes since 5.0.4:

  • Feedly syncing
  • Reader view
  • Notifications (configure per feed in the Info window)
  • Multiple windows - File > New Window
  • View > Hide Read Feeds
  • View > Hide Read Articles (also a filter button above timeline for this)
  • Clean Up command (to immediately hide read articles when hide-read-articles is on)
  • Feeds view: remember expansion state between runs
  • Timeline: more compact rows (source and date on same line)
  • Timeline: sort menu on top
  • Timeline: swipe actions
  • Article view: shift-space scrolls backwards
  • Articles with non-ASCII URLs can now open in browser
  • Adding feeds with non-ASCII URLs now works
  • AppleScript: article now has a feed property
  • Hold down shift to temporarily toggle open-in-browser in background preference
  • Article > Mark Above as Read, Mark Below as Read
  • Preferences: Choose preferred browser (for viewing web pages)
  • Inspector: window title now matches name of thing being inspected