What is RSS Reader
RSS stands for Really Simple Syndication. It is actually known to be a community or family of the Web Feed formats which is widely used for the publishing of the updates and contents like the blogs, news, podcasts or a variety of other frequent updates. There are special documents for the RSS which is more commonly known as the feed, or the channel, it contains the summarized content of any website or the full text itself.
The RSS reader is actually a program, which is made to read the RSS and also the news feeds from the Atom. RSS Reader works in a very simple yet efficient way. It collects the news in the background at intervals of the user configuration with the popup indicating the arrival of a new message. The popup can be just clicked to view the headline with the short description to go with it or there is also an option of the opening of the original webpage in the RSSReader browser itself or the other browser you are using.
RSS is actually a format for the syndication of news, and because of this reason a variety of news and web log sites support the RSS by including them in their web pages. The RSS Reader best works with the RSS versions of 0.9x, 1.0 and 2.0 running on the Windows 98/NT/Me/2000/XP/2003 formats.
The RSS Reader is easy to install and use as it is a freeware which indicates that the complete package can be installed without any type of shortcoming or modification to the original settings.