When comparing AOL Reader vs Paperoak, the Slant community recommends Paperoak for most people. In the question“What are the best news readers?” Paperoak is ranked 12th while AOL Reader is ranked 19th.
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Pro Looks really good
In a recent update, 3 new themes were added. All the theme options are well designed.
Pro Free API
API can be used by developers for free.
Pro Doesn't contain ads
Pro It's free
Pro It's fast
Pro Supports multiple languages like English, German, Portuguese at the same time
Pro Can save articles offline by adding them to your bookmarks
Pro Website and Android application for reading
Pro OPML Import
You can now import feed using an OPML file on the web app which will then be automatically synced with your android app.
Pro Import RSS/Atom feed
You can now import RSS/Atom feeds right from within the Android app.
Con Marks old stories as new
There is a bug that causes stories from exactly one month ago to be marked as unread and new.
Con Not available on iOS
PaperOak does not have an iOS version yet.