Feed Readers and Aggregators for The Steam Review

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Name Subscribers
Firefox Live Bookmarks 49
Sage 12
Bloglines

Bloglines is a web-based aggregator that makes it easy to keep up with your favorite blogs and newsfeeds. With Bloglines, you can subscribe to the RSS feeds of your favorite blogs, and Bloglines will monitor updates to those sites.

8
NewsGator Online

NewsGator online is a free web-based aggregator with a clean user interface that makes it easy to arrange and track your favorite news feeds. Newsgator supports all the major feed formats and has a number of additional features for ranking feeds, getting recommendations, and permanently saving specific feed items.

8
Opera RSS Reader

Opera is browser with an RSS reader built-in.

8
Thunderbird

Thunderbird is Mozilla's next generation e-mail client. Thunderbird makes emailing safer, faster, and easier than ever before with the industry's best implementations of features such as intelligent spam filters, a built-in spell checker, extension support, and much more.

8
Windows RSS Platform

This represents a subscription from the Microsoft Windows RSS platform. The actual client can vary, but your feed is being regularly checked and read.

6
Mozilla/5.0 NewsFox/0.6 4
Netvibes

Netvibes allows you to create a personalized home page incorporating different kinds of weather, sports, news, product content and RSS/Atom feeds

4
RSS Bandit

Rss Bandit is a .NET RSS feed reader. Features include ability to comment on posts from within reader, and broad support for the different versions of RSS and Atom in the most recent releases.

3
RssReader

RssReader is a free news reader for RSS and Atom feeds. Features include support for authenticated feeds and OPML import/export.

3
(not identified) 2
A Java-based feed reader

There are a number of feed readers, some quite sophisticated, some hacked together, that only identify themselves as having been built in Java and provide no further information about their identity. Thus, this particular "category" of feed reader is a catch all for one or more readers that are only partially identifying themselves when accessing your feed. If you know people are accessing your feed through a client that you don't otherwise see in this list of clients and aggregators, it's quite likely that the client is either sending no identifier or using this catch-all java identifier.

2
Akregator

Akregator is an open source aggregator that you can download at Sourceforge

2
Blog Buzz Machine Bot 2
FeedDemon

FeedDemon enables you to quickly read and gather information from hundreds of web sites — without having to visit them. Don't waste any more time checking your favorite web sites for updates. Instead, use FeedDemon and make them come to you. Written by Nick Bradbury, creator of TopStyle and HomeSite, FeedDemon makes RSS/Atom feeds as easy to access as your email.

2
LiveJournal

A web-based news reader that allows you to RSS feeds from within your LiveJournal account.

2
MagpieRSS

MagpieRSS is an open source feed reader. The latest version supports both RSS and Atom. MagpieRSS has a blog that is kept up to date here

2
Rojo

Rojo (pronounced like Mojo with an R) is a web-based service dedicated to helping Internet users efficiently manage online content and information flow.

2
SharpReader

SharpReader is a popular feed reader for Windows that handles all RSS versions and Atom. SharpReader has a number of powerful features like support for HTTP Authentication, making it possible to subscribe to authenticated feeds, drag-and-drop feed subscription, and keyboard navigation between content items.

2
Universal Feed Parser

Mark Pilgrim's fantastic open source RSS/Atom Python parser. There are a number of feed readers, some quite sophisticated, some hacked toghether, that only identify themselves as having been built with this particular parser and provide no further information about their identity. Thus, this particular "category" of feed reader is a catch all for one or more readers that are only partially identifying themselves when accessing your feed. If you know people are accessing your feed through a client that you don't otherwise see in this list of clients and aggregators, it's quite likely that the client is either sending no identifier or using one of these this catch-all identifiers.

2
Biz360 spider 1
Google Desktop

Google Desktop doesn't just help you search your computer; it also helps you gather new information from the web with Sidebar, a new desktop feature that shows you your new email, weather and stock information, personalized news and RSS/Atom feeds, and more.

1
Google Feedfetcher

From the Google description: Feedfetcher is how Google grabs RSS or Atom feeds when users choose to add them to their Google homepage. Feedfetcher collects and periodically refreshes these user-initiated feeds, but does not index them in Blog Search or Google's other search services.
Google does not currently report the number of subscribers to your feed when it requests the feed, so the number of subscribers you have on Google home or Google Feed reader may be underrepresented by an unknown amount.

1
GreatNews

GreatNews is a downloadable RSS desktop client for Windows. GreatNews is optimized for "full page reading" so that you can scan through a number of articles quickly without having to navigate between feed items.

1
Liferea

Liferea is an open source feed reader for Linux

1
My Yahoo

A web-based newsreader that allows you to select and manage RSS headlines within a My Yahoo! account.

1
News Alloy

A web-based news aggregator for discovering, reading, and sharing news feeds

1
Omea Reader

Omea Reader is an easy to use, all-in-one RSS/ATOM feed reader, newsgroup reader, and web bookmark manager. But what really makes it unique is the level of information organization and management features including lightning-fast searches, flexible filing, contextual access, and extensibility.

1
Protopage

An entrant in the AJAX start page category alongside Pageflakes and Netvibes. Protopage provides RSS feed ,bookmarking, and sticky note functionality

1
Reddit 1
Safari RSS (OS X Tiger)

Safari RSS is the built-in news aggregator found in Apple's Safari web browser, starting with the version found in Mac OS X "Tiger." More information can be found on the Apple Safari RSS page.

1
Vienna

Vienna is a freeware, open source RSS/Atom newsreader for the Mac OS X operating system

1
Wizz RSS News Reader 1
reBlog

A reBlog facilitates the process of filtering and republishing relevant content from many RSS feeds. reBloggers subscribe to their favorite feeds, preview the content, and select their favorite posts. These posts are automatically published through their favorite blogging software.
reblog hits essentially indicate that your content is being reposted or "reblogged" back to the web somewhere via the open reblog service

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Web Browsers

Name Hits
Internet Explorer 7 105
Firefox

Although Firefox can be used as an RSS reader with its "Live Bookmarks" capability, these hits represent users clicking on your feed using the Firefox browser and do not contribute to your circulation numbers.

33
Internet Explorer 3

Bots

Name Hits
Strategic Board Bot

The bot for strategicboard.com

33
Moreover

Moreover polls xml feeds for use in a number of applications such as an enterprise news aggregator

17
blo.gs Ping Bot 4
Another Google Bot

Another Googlebot. There are multiple versions, some prepend the Mozilla string in their user-agent, like this one. Googlebot is Google's web-crawling robot. It collects documents from the web to build a searchable index for the Google search engine.

3
Sphere

Sphere is a blog search engine

2
Technorati Search Bot

Technorati is a real-time search engine that keeps track of what is going on in the blogosphere - the world of weblogs.

2
BlogPulse 1
Catch all bot for python code library

This listing may describe a number of different home grown bots or feed clients that use a general purpose python code library to fetch feed content

1
FeedBurner Feed Insurance

When you see this user-agent, you know it's working!

1