The imminent demise of the popular Google Reader is near. The nonsensical decision to shut down Google Reader has left many online users wandering all over the internet to find a tool that can be called a “Worthy Google Reader Alternative”. Since the announcement, many developers stepped up and released RSS subscription services to take the place of Google Reader.
With the service coming to its end on 1st July, it’s time for users to find a new home for their feeds, a place with a new refreshing look with the similar functionality and features as Google Reader.
In this post, we will help all our readers to find the next “Google Reader” for themselves and how they can import their RSS feeds from Google Reader to other services. Read on.
How to Import Your Google Reader Feeds
Firstly, make sure you have a backup of your subscriptions. You can easily create a backup of your Google Reader subscriptions via Google Takeout. Just visit Google Take and login with your credentials.
After logging in, all you need to do is select Google Reader from the list of services and click on Create Archive. The time it takes to create your archive depends on the number of feeds you have.
After creating your archive, it will ask you to download the backup to your computer or get it as an email attachment.
Since the news broke, I tried literally dozens of RSS readers but most of them didn’t meet my expectations. Let’s take a look at some of the best Google Reader alternatives available on the internet right now.