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Portable RSSOwl OS X is the binary distribution of the RSSOwl RSS, RDS, Atom newsreader for Mac OS X packaged as portable application so you can take all your favorite newsfeeds with you.

Portable RSSOwl OS X is the RSSOwl RSS, RDS, Atom newsreader packaged as portable application so you can carry around with you on any portable device, USB thumb drive, iPod, portable hard drive,memory card, other portable device (also on your internal hard disk) as long as it has 7 MB of free space and use on any Mac OS X computer, taking all your favorite newsfeeds with you.

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How to install

  1. Drag "Portable RSSOwl OS X" folder to your portable device, USB thumb drive, iPod, portable hard drive, memory card, other portable device (also to your internal hard disk) as long as it has 7 MB of free space.
  2. Clicking "Portable RSSOwl" will open RSSOwl from your portable device, wait a while before RSSOwl start.
  3. If a local copy of RSSOwl is running an alert window allow you to quit it.

Using your data

You can copy your user preferences to Portable RSSOwl when "Copy preferences" window ask you. So, if you wish to use your favorite newsfeeds you already have on your system, just click "Copy" when prompt.

RSSowl application, preference file and folder are inside the bundle:
Portable RSSOwl.app/Contents/Resources/app/

Portable RSSOwl is packaged using the Platypus script wrapper from
http://sveinbjorn.sytes.net/platypus


Support Forum

Post questions, tips, suggestions, clues, helps, bugs to our OS X Portable Apps support forum


Source code


Change log

  • 1.2.1 r1.0 (29.04.2006)
    First public release.
    100% standalone.
    Preference are automatically copied if desired.
    Portable RSSOwl ask to quit RSSOwl copy already running.
    Know issue: generic exec icon in the dock.

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Acknowledgments
.dmg file with license agreement made by DMG Packager 1.2.2

Portable RSSOwl.app © 2006-2010
Carlo Gandolfi - http://www.freesmug.org
Paolo Portaluri - http://plus2.it/~paolo/

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This software is licensed under the CC-GNU GPL.

RSSOwl provided is an unmodified version of official binaries downloaded from rssowl.org licensed under:
Eclipse Public License - v 1.0 available at: http://www.rssowl.org/legal/epl-v10.html


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