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NetNewsWire 6.0 for Mac

NetNewsWire 6.0 for Mac is a big release with a bunch of new features. You can download it here — or Check for Updates if you’re already a NetNewsWire user.

Changes since 5.1.3:

  • Big Sur app icon
  • Big Sur UI (when running on Big Sur)
  • App is now sandboxed
  • Apple Silicon native code
  • Syncing via iCloud
  • Syncing via BazQux, Inoreader, NewsBlur, The Old Reader, and FreshRSS
  • Share extension, so you can send URLs to NetNewsWire
  • Special support for Twitter and Reddit feeds
  • Sidebar contextual menu commands for turning on and off Reader View and for notifications
  • High resolution icons in the sidebar (when available)
  • External link, when available, shows in article view
  • Preference to change article text size
  • Preference to set preferred browser

NetNewsWire requires macOS 10.15 or newer. Runs great on Catalina; runs great on Big Sur.

What about iOS?

NetNewsWire 6 for iOS will have all the applicable features from above. Next on our to-do list is TestFlight betas — we’ll make an announcement on this blog once we’ve got this going.