NetNewsWire 5.0d17

You can check for updates (if you’re running NetNewsWire) or download the latest build.


NetNewsWire 5.0 is now feature-complete. It has bugs, though, so we can’t call it alpha just yet. Getting close!

NetNewsWire now requires macOS 10.14.4 or greater. It no longer includes the Swift libraries, which makes for a much smaller download, which means it takes up less space on disk.

You can now sync using FeedBin. See Preferences > Accounts to add a FeedBin account. Note: the initial import from FeedBin is likely to take a while, but keeping up should be quite fast.

You can create additional “On My Mac” accounts, via Preferences > Accounts.

Accounts can be made inactive.

Sidebar: fixed a bug updating unread counts in the sidebar when you have duplicates of a feed.

Timeline: scrolling has been made faster.

Timeline: avatars are now on the left instead of on the right. There’s a default globe avatar for when no feed icon or favicon can be found. The default avatar is tinted. Each feed gets its own tint.

Detail view: worked around a new WebKit bug that affected the detail view. It would flash empty between articles sometimes. Now it won’t.

Help menu: a new command takes you to the signup page for the Slack Group.

Help menu: removed command to donate to App Camp for Girls, since the donation page has been removed. Once we know how we can continue to support their mission, we’ll do so.

OPML Export: asks for the account first.