When comparing Raindrop.io vs Wallabag, the Slant community recommends Wallabag for most people. In the question“What are the best read-it-later apps?” Wallabag is ranked 4th while Raindrop.io is ranked 6th.
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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.
Pro Import bookmarks
Offers a possibility to import bookmarks from browsers.
Add tags to bookmarks.
Pro Regularly updated
Updated with features, yet not with performance.
Pro Export bookmarks
There is also a possibility to export bookmarks.
Pro Optional server self hosting
Pro Open source
Pro Firefox and Chrome extensions available
Pro Offline article support
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 Quite new company
Time will tell if this product will survive.
Con Subscriptions are non-recurring
You have to resubscribe every month to keep pro which is a real pain.
Con Poor UI
UI is not as good as other apps in this category.
Con Paragraphs missing
Paragraphs within downloaded articles are missing.
Con Poor Text to Speech
Text to Speech frequently breaks and doesn't respond to speed change.