Vienna is an open source freeware macOS 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 access to list of keyboard shortcuts in helpbook on macOS Ventura
  • Adapt helpbook pages to dark mode
  • Improve information on OpenReader
  • Revert Sparkle to version 2.2.2 as a precaution