infoRSS 1.4.2

A Firefox add-on that displays the RSS, Atom, Twitter, parsed HTML and NNTP feeds
infoRSS - You will be able to access and view various news feeds in the add-on bar.
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infoRSS is a complex browser add-on that displays RSS, Atom, parsed HTML and NNTP feed in a scrolling area the status bar. infoRSS is compatible with podcasting RSS which can be downloaded directly.

infoRSSr could also be a good Gmail notifier.

InfoRSS is a lightweight, non intrusive, RSS, ATOM, NNTP and HTML headlines reader for Firefox, Mozilla, Netscape and Thunderbird, designed by Didier Ernotte.

InfoRSS installs a small icon (looks like an earth) in the status bar. The headlines are displayed in the beside this icon in the status bar or in a separate bar (top or bottom of the screen).

The interface is very simple to use: drag and drop new url of feed onto the extension icon to add a new feed or click on the extension icon to select a specific feed to read. The feeds can be grouped to allow multi feed fetch and filter can be used to limit the number of headlines.

The infoRSS addon is cross-platform and it works on Mac OS X, Windows and Linux.

Main features:

  • RSS feed including RSS Google email notifier (with
  • ATOM feed
  • NNTP feed
  • Parsed HTML feed (in fact any text document on internet: RDF, txt, HTML...). Extraction with regular expression
  • Pre-defined blog search feed (technorati, blogger, ,...)
  • Support for SSL feed (HTTPS)
  • Customized refresh time per feed
  • Automatic or manual refresh
  • Customized number of headlines to display per feed
  • Customized number of character to display per feed (status bar is a limited area...)
  • Customized favicon per feed or group
  • Customized filter per feed : filter on title, subject, headline number, published date, received date, ...
  • Enable/Disable filter
  • Group of feeds
  • Customized filter per group : filter for the group or combination with feed's filter and group
  • Full associated HTML article in a simple clic on the headline
  • Customized style sheet for headlines : font family, font size, background color, foreground color
  • Display headlines in the status bar or in a separate bar (top or bottom)
  • Manual resize of the status bar area
  • Automatic size adjustment with the window width
  • Skip headline
  • Scrolling feeds in the headline area
  • Manual scrolling with the mouse wheel
  • Right to left or left to right scrolling direction
  • Customized scrolling speed
  • Fade in/out headlines
  • All headlines in the main menu as a submenu
  • Automatic cycling between feed or group or within feed of a group
  • Skip empty feed in cycling mode
  • Popup when new headlines
  • Customized icon bar beside the headline bar
  • Mark all headlines as read
  • View all headlines at once
  • Flashing icon when refreshing
  • Read article in tooltip, a new tab or a new window
  • Tooltip on headline to see the full title, begin of article or full article without opening a new tab
  • Tooltip in HTML mode for rich description
  • Tooltip that supports multimedia in ENCLOSURE tag : images are displayed beside the description, and audio and video files are played (podcasting, try feed with the firefox embedded multimedia plugin
  • Tooltip on main icon to display the number of hedline / unread headline
  • Option to play/mute podcast
  • Display icon near headline in case of enclosure tag
  • Persistence of viewed and banned headline even after the session
  • Remote synchronization with FTP or WebDav serverrn OPML import and export from a local file or a distant ressource (on internet)
  • Export the repository in the bookmark hierarchy
  • Display the repository on screen
  • Display the RSS file in the browser by dragging the feed in the menu on the browser
  • Detect RSS feed in the current page and add an item in the menu
  • Contextual menu in Firefox to add a feed in the extension repository
  • Add any URL in the clipboard to the menu to simply add it to the repository
  • Detete a feed in the menu with drag and drop on the trash bin
  • Add a feed in a group with drag and drop on the group icon in the menu
  • Link to the main web page in one click
  • Customized FF add feed menu (orange radar icon) to add feed in infoRSS
  • Global activity switch
  • Activity switch at the feed/group level
  • Collapse headline bar if no headline
  • Thumbnail image of the main URL in the option dialog
  • Quick filter icon to filter in one click all displayed headlines
  • Auto or manual decoding in the HTML feed's

last updated on:
December 10th, 2012, 21:40 GMT
file size:
549 KB
developed by:
Didier Ernotte
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operating system(s):
Mac OS X
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8 Screenshots
infoRSS - The drop-down menu allows you to select the feed you want to be displayed.infoRSS - The Basic preferences allow you to add and manage your news feed sources.infoRSSinfoRSSinfoRSSinfoRSSinfoRSS
What's New in This Release:
  • Compatibility with Firefox 17
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