When comparing Readability vs Raindrop.io, the Slant community recommends Raindrop.io for most people. In the question“What are the best ways to organize bookmarks?” Raindrop.io is ranked 2nd while Readability is ranked 27th. The most important reason people chose Raindrop.io is:
Ranked in these QuestionsQuestion Ranking
Pro Allows seeing what other people are reading
You can follow friend's feeds to find out what they are interested in.
Pro Design (UX)
Cross-platform because it's browser based. There are also apps for Mac, Chrome, iOs & Android.
Pro Mobile native clients available
Clients for iOS and Android available that are better integrated than the browser version.
Add tags to bookmarks.
Pro Import bookmarks
Offers a possibility to import bookmarks from browsers.
Pro Export bookmarks
There is also a possibility to export bookmarks.
Pro Regularly updated
Updated with features, yet not with performance.
Con Service is now defunct
This service was terminated on 30th September 2016.
Con No longer updated since 2013
Readability is no longer updated. The last update for this app is on January 7, 2013, which means no app redesigns, bug fixes or new features will be available.
Con Security/Privacy Concerns
Con Slow performance in Safari
Slow to use with delays in response on Safari. Has not been fixed over many years.
Con Subscriptions are non-recurring
You have to resubscribe every month to keep pro which is a real pain.
Con Quite new company
Time will tell if this product will survive.