Poki is a Pocket client for Windows that can allow users to read the article offline. This app attracts attention from critics due to it's app design, which ranks as one of more beautiful app designs ever.
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Pro Comparatively feature complete to Pocket
Similar to the official Pocket app, Poki comes with many features that are available in the official Pocket app such as offline viewing, text-to-speech, search by title, URL or tags, find articles by tag and customizable reading view. This makes for no reason to use Pocket over Poki as Poki has all of Pockets features, plus a bunch of their own.
Pro Beautifully crafted
Unlike the Pocket main app, the design of the Poki app is specially crafted based on the Modern UI in addition to the great enhancements of the additional design and functionality, which makes this one of the most beautiful Windows app to date.
Pro Offline storage allows for unlimited storage (depending on how much offline storage one has)
Poki is capable of storing articles offline so that the user can view the article anytime even if they don't have an internet connection. Users can also set a maximum number of articles to be downloaded to the device which is useful for devices with a limited storage capacity. This way users are not limited to how much online storage Poki allots the user.
Pro Conveninent text-to-speech
Text-to-speech is a features that allows the app to automatically generate speech from an articles text in order to assist people who wish to listen to the article rather to read an article. This is convenient for when the user is doing other work or just can't look at the screen.
Pro Themes make the app feel more personal
There are 4 themes for the main app and 5 themes for reading view. The default will be the dark theme. These themes allow the user to customize their experience.
Pro Achievements make reading a game
Achievements is a features only available in Poki (and not the first party Pocket app) that gives users a way to unlock special achievements whenever they read an article or are active in any activities in usage of the Poki app. This allows the user to be drawn into the app and creates a reason to keep coming back, by making a game out of reading.
Con Can't access Pocket's native sharing functionality
Poki can't share articles with other Pocket users directly through Pocket's service. Instead they're sent as links via email.