pRSSreader

pRSSreader is an application for reading RDF and RSS feeds on PocketPC.

Project discontinued.

What's New in 1.3.3

  • Added: Support for HTTPS
  • Added: Summary View improved
  • Added: Cut/Copy of errors in download errors dialog
  • Added: Customizable font for summary view
  • Added: Hide today plugin, if there are no new items
  • Added: Moving sites/groups in site manager
  • Added: Add site/group in context in site manager
  • Added: Registry tweak: Open online messages with html optimizer
  • Added: Registry tweak: Apply html optimizer on rewritten URLs
  • Added: Registry tweak: Run pRSSreader minimized on cradling
  • Added: Report Errors After Update (registry tweak)
  • Added: Registry tweak: Download timeout
  • Added: Hide groups in summary view
  • Added: Session saving/restoring
  • Added: Preload the previous and the next site when reading in news dlg
  • Added: Progress dialogs in cache manager
  • Added: Sites and groups are equal in site list and can be mixed in any way
  • Added: Set site properties after site is added
  • Added: Displaying info about suggested update interval of a feed
  • Added: Each site has its own sort settings
  • Added: Groups show the number of unread items
  • Added: Today plugin: Cycling only feed items
  • Added: Setting options for multi-selected items
  • Added: Menu item for image downloading
  • Added: EUC-KR code page support
  • Added: Partial support for landscape mode
  • Added: Show relative times
  • Added: Device is not suspended during the update
  • Added: Button for toggling message flag on News dialog
  • Added: Relative dates in today plug-in
  • Added: Template for adding new sites
  • Added: "/minimize" command line parameter to start pRSSreader minimized
  • Added: Possibility to select which feeds will be imported
  • Added: Copy URL of multiple selected items to clipboard (on main window)
  • Added: HW keys
  • Added: Customizable feed preloading
  • Fixed: When canceling Import, error message was displayed
  • Fixed: When import from the network failed, site list was disposed
  • Fixed: Skweezer merged with custom optimizer
  • Fixed: Improved date parsing of feed items
  • Fixed: 3 tries for each file when downloading
  • Fixed: Improved WM5 support
  • Fixed: Improved caching of online content
  • Fixed: Improved parsing of feed files
  • Fixed: Play lists are generated only for audio and video files
  • Fixed: Enclosures were now purged
  • Fixed: Manual download can handle multiple items instead of the only one
  • Fixed: Improved HTML entity replacing
  • Fixed: Improved feed update interval settings
  • Fixed: Today plug-in: optimizations (memory, CPU load)
  • Fixed: Speed optimizations in cache manager
  • Fixed: Improved translating html files for offline browsing
  • and lots of more

Downloading and Installing

System Requirements

Operating system:

  • PocketPC 2002
  • PocketPC 2003/SE
  • Windows Mobile 5.0 for Pocket PC
  • Windows Mobile 6.0 Professional

Hardware:

  • 200 MHz processor (ARM based).
  • 16 MB RAM.

Downloading

LanguageInstallationZipped CAB
CzechDownloadDownload
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DutchDownloadDownload
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EnglishDownloadDownload
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FrenchDownloadDownload
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GreekDownloadDownload
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ItalianDownloadDownload
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PortugueseDownloadDownload
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RussianDownloadDownload
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SpanishDownloadDownload
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Installing

Installing from Desktop

Desktop installation file will automatically install pRSSreader on your Pocket PC device using the ActiveSync.

  • Before installing, make sure that your device meets system requirements.
  • Download installation file to your desktop computer.
  • Run the downloaded file.
  • Follow installation instructions.

Installing from PocketPC

Device installation CAB will install pRSSreader on your Pocket PC device.

  • Before installing, make sure that your device meets system requirements.
  • Download Zipped CAB file and unzip it.
  • Upload appropriate CAB file to your PocketPC.
  • Run the CAB file on your PocketPC.

Uninstalling

On your PocketPC:

  • Tap Start | Settings, select System tab and tap Remove programs.
  • Find pRSSreader in the program list.
  • Tap Remove.

Known Issues

  • When migrating from older version of pRSSreader, you have to uninstall the previous one.
  • When importing OPML files, tapping Add is not working. Tap Ok instead of it (this should work).
  • Incorrect detection of landspace mode (done according to the MS example) is causing pRSSreader unusable on devices with square displays.