Best Firefox RSS Reader Extensions

There is more than one way to subscribe to web pages and get the latest updates and news. Firefox itself can even become an RSS feed reader if you install the right extension. Now which extension is right for you?

Meet the Best Firefox RSS Reader Extensions Out There Today!


This first choice on our list is a very simple and easy one to use. It might not have all the bells and whistles you have come to know and love – but it does get the job done.


Wizz RSS News Reader

As far as features go – Wizz gives you a step up from Beatnik. With features such as domain search, watching lists, and optional server storage of feeds for easy access from any PC.



Not to be confused with Fox News, NewsFox gives you your news in a familiar format. It is very similar to usual three pane e-mail clients. You have the feeds on the left, the posts on the top and the preview on bottom.



Sage is one of the oldest of the Firefox RSS reader extensions. Still useful and reliable – many of the others have followed it in features and style. The newspaper feed rendering is also customizable via style sheets.

Want to Expand Your Live Bookmarks?

Feed Sidebar

Now for something a little different, the Feed Sidebar extension for Firefox gives the already grand Firefox Live Bookmarks feature a little ‘bit of a makeover. It displays the new items from your Live Bookmarks in the sidebar. Another that gives a little more function to Live Bookmarks is LiveClick.

RSS Ticker

While we are looking at extensions for Firefox that expand the functionality of the Live Bookmarks you can’t forget about the RSS Ticker. RSS Ticker loads your Live Bookmarks and scrolls their entries across your screen while you surf. You can also place it on the top or bottom of the Firefox browser so you can make sure your always informed about the latest goings on.

Reader Choices Out There for Everybody!

As you can see there is a tool for just about every kind of RSS feed reader. If you like to do a little light browsing, there are ones that are a little lighter on the features. For the hardcore RSS loving folks – you too have a few good picks on this list. Is there one I missed? Which one is your favorite?

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