Raven Reader

Raven Reader

Simple RSS Reader for desktop without any distraction.

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Simple Desktop RSS Reader made using VueJS

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To download, please visit https://github.com/mrgodhani/rss-reader/releases

Get it from the Snap Store


  • Full Article Read
  • Subscribing to news feed
  • Marking as read/unread
  • Marking as favourite
  • Dark mode
  • Configurable cron job for refresh interval of feeds
  • Minimize app to tray and run in background
  • Open article link in external browser
  • Responsive
  • Exporting feed in OPML format
  • Importing feeds
  • Windows support
  • Linux support
  • Offline reading
  • Keyboard Shortcuts
  • Inoreader Integration
  • Sidebar count
  • Text size configuration
  • Text font style configuration (Currently has Playfair Display, Muli, Open Sans and Roboto Slab)
  • Supports categorizing of the feeds.


  • Feedbin, Feedly and Inoreader full sync would be available in PRO
  • New brand name and icons
  • Text configuration
  • Supporting authenticated feeds
  • Feedly synchronization
  • Web app
  • Pocket Integration
  • Moving to web based. Reason: NeDB won't be scalable and handle large datasets? Or look for different local db.
  • For ongoing support. Soon this would be a paid app with reasonable pricing per month.

Please feel free to suggest more ideas to improve this app.

Developer Notes

Build Setup

# copy config.example.js in renderer to config.js by executing cp config.example.js config.js and set Mercury parser token
cp src/renderer/config.example.js src/renderer/config.js

# install dependencies
yarn install

# serve with hot reload at localhost:9080
yarn dev

# build electron application for production
yarn build

# lint all JS/Vue component files in `src/`
yarn run lint

For more documentation please follow link from Electron Vue

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Support / Contribution

Please feel free to give us suggestions or report a bug by creating a new issue via Github or messaging on Twitter: @mrgodhani.



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Keyboard Shortcuts

Key Action
/ Focus the search bar
Esc Focus the search bar and cleans it
Select the next search result
Select the previous search result
Enter Open the selected search result
cmdEnter Ctrl+Enter Open the selected search result in a new tab