Vienna is an open source freeware Mac OS X RSS reader with support for RSS/Atom feeds, article storage and management via a SQLite database, written in Objective-C and Cocoa.

Vienna has been designed to provide simple newsreading capabilities for non-technical users while still aiming to be as feature rich as commercial newsreaders.

NOTE: Vienna is distributed under the Apache License 2.0.


  • Subscribe to Atom/RSS news feeds and podcasts.
  • Simple and intuitive user interface.
  • Built-in tabbed browser.
  • Smart folders for organising related feed articles.
  • Custom article display styles.
  • Three separate reading layouts.
  • Blogging integration.
  • Filter the displayed articles.
  • Manual reordering of the subscription list.
  • Full AppleScript support.
  • Localized into several languages.

What's New:

  • Fix crash related to macOS Big Sur Beta
  • Fix crash related to Xcode12 (update MMTabBarView to v/1.4.8)
  • Fix tab bar to hide when a single tab is present
  • More fix for inaccurate info on number of unread articles
  • Fix to unread counts discrepancies on OpenReader feeds
  • Avoid intempestive refreshes of article pane during feed refreshes
  • Fix resetting of article pane when no article is selected anymore and "Use Web Pages for Articles" is enabled
  • Fix Vienna Tests target