NewsGator Technologies has released
3.0, a major new upgrade to its newsreading software for Mac OS X. It costs $29.95. NetNewsWire enables Mac users to subscribe to and read newsfeeds published using Really Simple Syndication (RSS) and Atom technology.
NetNewsWire 3.0 sports desktop integration — it now works with Spotlight, Address Book, iCal, iPhoto, the third-party Growl notification system, Twitterific and more.
New view features include a “combined” view, feed “cover art,” full-screen mode, and tabs with thumbnails and animations. Performance has been improved thanks to a new storage system and memory optimization, as well. NetNewsWire can automatically sort feeds by attention, printing has been added, you can now e-mail the contents of a news item or page, Del.icio.us posting is supported and much more.
NetNewsWire is a free upgrade for the duration of your NewsGator Online Premium Package’s duration.
System requirements call for Mac OS X v10.4 or later. NetNewsWire is a Universal binary.
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