Millions of readers across the globe have been using Google Reader in order to sync all of their news from different sources into one.RSS news feeds have become very popular over the passage of time, and have allowed people to sync their news feeds from various different sources into one. However, Google announced that on July 1, it was going to shut down the Google Reader, as well as all the networking APIs that are associated with the Reader. It must be known that this is not the first time that Google has killed off a product, and it is definitely not going to be the last.
Now, there are a number of different options available to people who want to replace Google Reader with a different one. However, before you make any decision, it is important that you export your Google subscriptions into a different reader. If you are making use of an app called NetNewsWire, there is an option to Export OPML, which will allow you to export all your subscriptions to a new reader.
Or, if you do not have an Export option in the new reader that you are using, the simple option is to go to Google Takeout, and then input your password again if you are asked to do so. Then, click on the tab on Choose Services, and then look for the Reader under the alphabetical list. Click on ‘Create Archive’, and then wait around for a couple of minutes before clicking on the Download option in order to get your fully finalized archive.
A number of different apps are available that are similar to Google Reader. Some new options available include FeedHQ, Feed Wrangler, BazQux Reader, and Feedly, all of which are looking to take the title of the best reader from Google’s ending service.
One thing that should be known is that Feedly comes for free. Now, it becomes difficult to understand how Feedly can generate profits on this app, when even Google failed to do so. On the other hand, Feed HQ places a charge of $12 on every year, which is designed for people who are looking for avid news on their phone/ tablet. Despite these options available, a good one has yet to come by that is really going to provide a good news reading model to its users.