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Feedly vs. Inoreader: Best User Interface and Costs Comparison

Among RSS reader applications on the market, Feedly is one of the most popular and used. Feedly packs numerous features and allows you to stay updated with everything that is happening in the tech field. However, there is a lot of competition rising, with Inoreader being the most prominent alternative.

Here are the most important differences between Feedly and Inoreader.

Feedly vs. Inoreader

User Interface

Feedly offers a lot of methods to personalize your reading experience, but Inoreader overpowers the first by providing its users with even more ways to enhance it. Feedly has just released a new version of the Feedly Web UI, which brings the dark mode to the app, and Inoreader provides aqua and contrast mode, as well as the dark mode.

Inoreader offers a better experience with customizing the user interface, while Feedly only allows you to modify the font type, size, and density. On the other hand, Inoreader also provides you with the option to set load images or not, display author name and source or not, change text alignment, modify tree pane options, and so on.

Reading Content

While Feedly set the classical way for a UI that just functions, Inoreader discovered new ways to enhance it. Feedly offers users the possibility to discover popular blogs, sites, or just search for your favorite ones. To add it to a folder or category, tap on the ‘+’ icon.

The app also allows you to simply swipe right to move on to the next article, which is a great time-saver. You can modify the font type and size while reading,​ save articles to a private board, or bookmark it.

On the other hand, Inoreader comes with no bottom bar, but you have access to RSS feed subscriptions from the sidebar. The app has another sidebar that comes out from the right side of the display; you can label articles based on date, bookmarks, and unread on this sidebar.

You can swipe articles on Inoreader as well, and use tags to group content together. An amazing feature is the ability to pull down the feed to load new content in real-time.


Both readers provide a free version of the app. Feedly comes with at the price of $5.41 per month paid annually; the package offers unlimited sources and feeds, app integrations, developed keyword, saved searches, and more.

Inoreader offers two different plans. The first one is $1.67 per month paid annually, which comes with 150 sources, keyword searches, highlight, the possibility to save articles to Evernote, Pocket, and so on. You can get these options in the free plan as well. ​

The other plan costs $4.17 per month paid annually. This plan provides users with some powerful tools, such as tracking topic based on saved keyword searches, and the ability to search feeds you are not subscribed to. You can also protect confidential feeds with a password and create unlimited rules.

The Bottom Line

Inoreader overpowers Feedly by a good margin. It is incredibly flexible and personalizable, the user interface is awfully well designed, and you can automate numberless tasks with Rules. Moreover, Inoreader comes with two different plans, both more affordable than Feedly’s plan. If you decide to switch over to Inoreader, you should know that you can export Feedly subscriptions in OPML and import it in Inoreader.



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