The free open source email app Thunderbird is now on here, you can follow them at:

➡️ @thunderbird

Thunderbird is the most popular free open desktop email software in the world, and is available for Linux, Mac and Windows.

You can find out more at thunderbird.net

As well as email, it also works as an RSS news reader and XMPP and IRC chat client.

Pétrolette is a free open source customisable news feed reader, with an emphasis on privacy. You can follow at:

➡️ @petrolette (in English and French)

You can self-host, the project's source is at framagit.org/yphil/petrolette

There's an example instance at petrolette.space

The project is looking for help translating into other languages, if you are interested please message the lead developer at @yphil

AntennaPod is a free open source podcast player for Android devices. You can follow their official account at:

➡️ @AntennaPod

The app lets you listen to podcasts, keep track of episodes and manage your podcast subscriptions through open standards like RSS links.

It's available from @fdroidorg and Google Play.

You can find out more on their website at antennapod.org

Friendica is a free open source social network, and part of the ActivityPub Fediverse. It has a Facebook-style interface, and also lets you follow RSS feeds as if they are users. The official blog is at:

➡️ @news

The official site is at friendi.ca

Source code is at github.com/friendica/friendica

It can be used through the web interface, or the Fedilab app (fedilab.app).

Wallabag is a free open source alternative to Pocket and other article-saving services. You can follow them here:

@wallabag

Their website is at wallabag.org

There are apps for Android, iOS, Windows, Linux, Firefox, Chrome, Kindle, Kobo and others. It is also compatible with RSS readers.

You can self-host your own instance for free, or use the paid-for flagship instance at wallabag.it

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