Reinvented Software releases Feeder 2.1 for Mac OS X

May 4, 2010 in Software (E)

[] Swansea, UK - Reinvented Software released Feeder 2.1 today. Feeder is a versatile RSS editor for creating news feeds, podcasts and appcasts. Version 2.1 adds support for WebDAV publishing, a completed updated iTunes Store preview and customizable colors for iTunes U page previews. This release also adds drag and drop Sparkle appcasts, improves MP3 tagging, working with Twitter accounts, gesture support and will now run as a 64-bit application on Snow Leopard.

Feeder makes working with RSS as straightforward as writing email and is packed with thoughtful features such as templates, previews, HTML editing and auto-completion. For podcasters, Feeder includes full support for the iTunes RSS podcasting extensions, drag and drop episode creation, an iTunes Store preview and the ability to tag all popular podcast media files. Feeder can publish feeds and associated files via FTP, SFTP, MobileMe, WebDAV and Amazon S3.

Feeder now runs as a 64-bit application on Snow Leopard and supports multitouch gestures for navigating items, zooming previews and switching between edit and preview modes. Version 2.1 also improves Twitter announcements with a streamlined authentication process and URL shortening. Feeder's iTunes Store preview has been completely updated to match the recent changes to iTunes and the theme colors can be customized for iTunes U page previews. Finally, this version also adds the ability to drag-and-drop application bundles to fill out version numbers and create zipped files for Sparkle appcasts, improves MP3 tagging and more.

Pricing and Availability:
Feeder 2.1 is a free upgrade for all registered Feeder 2.0 users, a full license costs $39 (USD) and an upgrade from version 1.x is $14.95. Education and bulk discounts are also available. Feeder requires Mac OS X 10.5 Leopard or later, and is available as a 15-day trial that can be unlocked upon purchase. A full list of changes in Feeder 2.1 is available in the release notes on the Reinvented Software web site.

Reinvented Software was founded in August 2004 by long-time Mac developer Steve Harris who, having wasted 10 years working for other people, decided to dedicate his life to making the best software in the world - software for the Mac. Copyright (C) 2010 Reinvented Software. All Rights Reserved. Apple, the Apple logo, iTunes and MobileMe are registered trademarks of Apple Inc. in the U.S. and/or other countries.


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