Players & Readers for the Web

Last updated: November 21, 2019 at 19:23 pm

Readers and players for desktop and mobile devices to read/view/listen to web resources. Listed in alphabetical order.

Adobe Reader
Adobe Acrobat Reader software is the free global standard for reliably viewing, printing, and commenting on PDF document.
Cost: Free  |  Available: Download

Active Web Reader
Active Web Reader is a FREE web feed reader that supports RSS 0.9x, 1.x and 2.x feed formats.
Cost: Free |  Available: Download (for Windows)

Apple Podcasts
Apple announced that it was breaking iTunes up into three separate macOS apps: Podcasts, TV, and Music. Apple Podcasts therefore is a new tool in its own right this year.
Cost: Free  |  Available: Download for iOS devices
Ranking on Top 200 Tools for Learning 2019: 54 
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Awasu is a state-of-the-art feed reader that comes loaded with features for both casual personal use and professional, high-powered information management.
Cost: Free  |  Available: Download

Briz Reader
Briz RSS Reader is a simple easy-to-use news reader for MS Windows.
Cost: Commercial  |  Available: Download

Castro lets you track lots of podcasts at once without getting overwhelmed.
Cost: Free  |  Availability: Download iOS app
Ranking on Top 200 Tools for Learning 2019: 155 
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Feedly is an RSS reader that lets you organise, read and share the content of your favourite sites. It is now the only dedicated feed reader on the list.
Cost: Free and premium versions  |  Available: Hosted
Ranking on Top 200 Tools for Learning 2019: 15
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Feeds 2.0
Personalised Wed 2.0 RSS aggregator.
Cost: Free  |  Available: Hosted

Feedreader Online is a platform for you to read and organize news and updates from all your favourite websites in one place.
Cost: Free  |  Available: Hosted

FeedShow is a free online RSS feed reader.
Cost: Free  |  Available: Hosted

Foxit Reader
Secure PDF reader.
Cost: Free  |  Available: Download

Super-robust PDF reader for iPad, iPhone and iPod touch.
Cost: Free  |  Available: Download

Great News
The intelligent newsfeeder.
CostFree  |  AvailableDownload

Inoreader is a professional grade information hub. With it, you can effortlessly search, collect and share the best stuff on the web.
Cost: Free and premium versions  |  Available: Download
Ranking on Top 200 Tools for Learning 2019: 76
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One of the most popular viewers worldwide.
Cost: Free  |  Available: Download

iTunes is a digital media player that lets you that lets you organize your music, movies, TV shows, and more on your Mac or PC, then add it to your iPod, iPhone or iPad.
Cost: Free  |  Available: Download

Audiokiosk: Podcasts, radio on demand and live, audio series, tales, talks and more. Create your own podcast too.
Cost: Free. |. Availability: Online
Ranking on Top 200 Tools for Learning 2019: 112
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This program lets you create your own custom online audio anytime, anywhere.
Cost: Free  |  Available: Download

Kindle App
Kindle is a series of e-reader devices developed by Amazon. Kindle desktop and mobile apps are also available so that you don’t need a device to read a Kindle book.
Cost:  Free   |  Available: Download
Ranking on Top 200 Tools for Learning 2019: 71 
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The beautiful, open-source music and video player that lets you break free!
Cost: Free  |  Available: Download

Overcast is a podcast player app for iPhone, iPad, and Apple Watch.
Cost: Free and premium versions  |  Availability: Download app
Ranking on Top 200 Tools for Learning 2019: 146
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Pocket Casts
Pocket Casts is a powerful podcast player for iOS and Android devices.
Cost: To purchase. |  Availability: Download app
Ranking on Top 200 Tools for Learning 2019: 105
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Podcast Addict
Podcast Addict lets you manage podcasts, radio, Audiobook, Live stream, YouTube, Twitch, SoundCloud channels and RSS News feeds from a single app.
Cost: Free. |  Availability: Download app for Android devices
Ranking on Top 200 Tools for Learning 2019: 157
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Quick Scan
A quick and powerful QR Code Reader (for iOS and Android.)
Cost: Free  |  Available: Download

RealTimes saves all your photos and videos and turns them into beautiful stories to share and watch on any device.
Cost: Free  | Available: Download

Reeder 3
News reader for Mac and iOS
Cost: Free  | Available: Download

Shrook is a full-featured RSS reader for your Mac that painlessly syncs with your iPhone, iPad and other Macs.
CostFree  |  AvailableDownload