Rediscover the joy of reading your favorite writers with Unread, an RSS reader with beautiful typography, comfortable gesture-based navigation, and a variety of color themes.

Features include:

AUTOMATIC WEBPAGE TEXT: For feeds that contain only article summaries, Unread can display the full article text from the webpage. You can switch between feed text and webpage text for any article. You can make webpage text the default for individual feeds. Unread will even analyze your feeds and default to webpage text for those that contain only article summaries.

COLOR THEMES: Unread provides a variety of different color themes. Choose one theme for light mode and another for dark mode.

SYNCING: Unread syncs with your Feed Wrangler, Feedbin, Feedly, Fever, Inoreader, or NewsBlur account.

CACHING: Unread caches webpage text and images for instant loading and offline access. (Subscription required.)

HARDWARE KEYBOARD SUPPORT: Unread's keyboard navigation capabilities and keyboard shortcuts make it a joy to use on an iPad with a hardware keyboard. Unread is also optimized for the trackpad and mouse on the iPad.

READ-LATER SERVICES: Unread provides native support for saving articles to Instapaper, Pocket, and Safari Reading List.

MULTIPLE WINDOWS: Look at two articles side-by-side, or browse an article list while keeping an article open.

SUBSCRIPTION MANAGEMENT: Unsubscribe from feeds, subscribe to new feeds, and reorganize feed subscriptions.

FOOTNOTE POPOVERS: Unread provides convenient popovers for reading footnotes.

ACCESSIBILITY: Unread has 100% VoiceOver coverage. Every screen and every feature is available to users with vision impairments. Actions on articles can be quickly triggered using actions on the accessibility rotor.

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“Unread, now developed by Golden Hill Software, is one of the more elegant options based on comfortable gestures and a focused reading experience.”
–Federico Viticci, MacStories

“Unread’s new functionality maintains its support for the latest RSS features, but ensures a pleasant reading experience remains at the forefront of its priorities.”
–Josh Ginter, The Sweet Setup

“Unread is one of my favorite reading apps on iOS.”
–Preshit Deorukhkar, Beautiful Pixels

“All told, Unread 2’s trackpad and cursor support has naturally morphed from the app’s still-great swiping-only navigational system, and, at least in my world, has made Unread as good a desktop RSS processor as it was a comfortable RSS reading app.”
— Josh Ginter, The Sweet Setup

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Unread is free to download and try with reading and feature limitations. To unlock the full power of Unread there is a $19.99 (USD)/year auto-renewing subscription. That subscription adds the following:

• Removal of all reading limits
• Caching of webpage text and images
• A selection of alternative icons

A subscription automatically renews unless it is canceled at least 24 hours before the end of the current period. Your account will be charged for renewal within 24 hours prior to the end of the current period. You can manage and cancel your subscriptions by going to your account settings on the App Store after purchase.

Unread’s Terms of Use are available at:

What’s New

Version 2.2

New Article Actions:

• Mail Article mails the content of the article.
• Mail Article Link mails a link to the article.
• Pinboard saves a bookmark to an article in your Pinboard account.
• saves a bookmark to an article in your account.

Each article action can be invoked by keyboard shortcut: option-i for Mail Article, command-i for Mail Article Link, command-shift-b for Pinboard, and command-shift-r for

Keyboard Navigation Improvements:

When navigating up and down an article list via hardware keyboard with space or shift-space, Unread now stops at breaks between articles when possible rather than scrolling a fixed number of points up and down the screen. This change also applies to other screens with lists of items.

Important Note:

For Feedly customers, the list of Saved Articles is now called “Read Later”. The wording around adding and removing articles to this list has also been updated. The underlying functionality is unchanged, but I updated the wording to reflect a change in Feedly’s nomenclature.

Minor Improvements:

• Most animations now happen about 30% faster.
• This update adds improved formatting of aside elements.
• Overscrolling in order to scroll to the next article, scroll to the previous article, mark all read, or pull to refresh is now easier with a trackpad or mouse.
• Unread now plays video in embedded iframes from
• Unread now uses a Content Security Policy as an additional mechanism to ensure that articles cannot execute arbitrary scripts.
• Unread will now consider a feed private if its URL path contains the string “/private/” or the string “/pri/”, or if its URL contains the query parameter “unread_private=true”. Private feeds have webpage text turned off by default. URLs of private feeds are never sent to the Unread Web Service.
• The context menu for a subscription row now includes a Copy Feed Link menu item.
• Report Webpage Text Issue in the share sheet has been replaced with Report Article Issue. That option is available regardless of whether you are viewing feed text or webpage text. Instead of sending a request to the Unread Web Service, it creates an email that you can send to the customer support address. The privacy policy has been updated to reflect that the Unread Web Service is no longer involved in reporting these issues.
• Retrieving articles is now significantly faster.
• Unread now uses better article list images for articles from under some circumstances.

Bug Fixes

• Performing actions from context menus is now smoother.
• Article previews now display more smoothly.
• This update fixes bugs around and improves the performance of loading subsequent pages of articles after scrolling to the end of an article list.
• This update fixes some article list and article display glitches.
• This update fixes a bug that caused the scroll position on an article to change under some circumstances after closing and reopening Unread.
• This update fixes some bugs around syncing article status.
• This update fixes a bug that caused the left arrow key on a hardware keyboard to behave in unexpected ways when the focus is on a text field.
• This update fixes a crash that could occur under some circumstances when searching for a feed by URL.
• This update fixes a bug where, under some circumstances, tapping a link to a website could bring the user to the website’s feed instead of the website’s home page.
• This update fixes a bug where, under some circumstances, swiping back did not work while refreshing an account.
• This update fixes a bug that would prevent a videos from having a play control under some circumstances.
• This update fixes a bug that would cause article lists for NewsBlur folders to exclude articles that exist in subfolders.
• Unread now better handles articles that do not have webpage URLs.

This update requires version 13.5 or later of iOS or iPadOS.


John Brayton
17.9 MB

Requires iOS 13.5 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad and iPod touch.



Age Rating
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In-App Purchases
  1. Annual Subscription 7,790.00₸
  2. Free first year 7,790.00₸
  3. Discounted first year 7,790.00₸


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