One of the most popular feed reader apps in Google Play is undeniably gReader. It has survive the demise of Google Reader and is now riding high with a new update to version 3.6. This is a big one too – it contains some solid improvements, fixes, and new features.


Here's the full changelog for the new version.

  • NEW: Use gReader as a RSS Reader without a service (data are saved locally)
  • NEW: Article font size, font type, text alignment (Article View: Menu->Fonts)
  • IMPROVED: Widgets (Pro): Support background color and opacity, text size, new layout (
  • IMPROVED: Text wrapping on KitKat
  • IMPROVED: Time format same as system setting
  • FIXED: Login issue on Feedly
  • FIXED: Thumbnail on large widget
  • FIXED: Pocket login issue
  • FIXED: Many many other fixes

If you've been using gReader on KitKat, maybe that text wrapping bullet point piqued your interest. Yes, that weird text thing should fixed now. Offline mode is a big deal too. You'll be able to save data on the device so you can use the app without a connection. The widgets are also much improved with configurable colors, opacity, fonts, and layouts.

The basic features of gReader are available in the free version, but the Pro upgrade adds better widgets, podcasts, text-to-speech, and removes the ads.