***** Featured by Apple in "Our favourite Mac Apps" *****

Leaf is an amazing news reader for your Mac. Read, share, star and search your news by using a clean and intuitive interface.

"The best looking news reader on the App Store" - by GenieBurger
"Excellent, clean interface, nice design" - by dfs83

- - "The app walks the line between being minimal, offering you only the essential features, and making sure the features it does offer are useful..."

Highlighted features:
- Beautiful themes (including night mode) and customizable news reader appearance
- Syncs with Feedly, NewsBlur, Feedbin and Feed Wrangler
- Standalone RSS engine
- Save articles to Buffer, Evernote, Pocket, Readability, Instapaper, Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn
- RSS, RDF, ATOM support
- Gestures and keyboard shortcuts
- New article notifications and access to past articles in Notification Center

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What’s New

Version 5.1.5

[fixed] Compatibility issues

Ratings and Reviews

4.3 out of 5
217 Ratings

217 Ratings

3glot ,

needs article sort by unread; text-only pane flaws

Some RSS feeds update articles long after their initial post. These articles show up as "unread" but far down on the article list pane. It would be useful to have a sort mode that puts unread articles ahead of read articles.

It would also be useful if Leaf would change the color of an article's text in the headlines/summary pane when clicked on, as a visual indicator of which articles actually got viewed.

The text-only version often truncates articles early where the same URL viewed in Safari Reader shows the whole text.

dtoub ,

Used to be an amazing app. Now little support and no fixes for major bugs.

Leaf is what I turned to when Reeder just got worse and worse and had no real support anymore. But over the past year, videos in web pages viewed within Leaf often do not play and content often doesn't fully load. I've sent this issue to the developer multiple times. On one ocasion I finally heard from him only to hear that he couldn't reproduce it. I've sent videos demonstrating this bug and it continues to be an issue. But Mojave is almost a year old and Leaf hasn't been updated in over a year (and then to fix High Sierra bugs). I wish there were another RSS newsreader that fit my needs, so I've stuck with Leaf not because it's so great anymore (it isn't, these days), but because the alternatives are even worse. That''s a shame. Happy to revise my rating if and when Leaf is fixed.

Crowdedmind75 ,

Superb app with one glaring problem that makes it useless (at times)

I use it for Feedly and it works as a charm, well most of the times. The only time I had problem was when viewing articles that require me to login like WSJ or WaPo. The Leaf’s built in browser allows to me to login, but then gives me a blank page. If I load the page again, I have to login all over once again. Looks like the built in web viewer does not handle popups and cookies correctly.

No problems, I sent a message to customer support and thus far I have been met with stone silence, I am sure they are all busy, but would have been great had they responded even a day or two later.

Aside from this, this is a great app for reading news, well Feedly at-least.

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