Brief makes reading RSS feeds as easy and intuitive as it gets. Designed to have exactly the right set of features, it is powerful and simple at the same time. Feeds are presented on a seamless, interactive page which let's you bookmark and tag items with a single click.

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What is Brief?
"Brief" is a Firefox add-on designed to make reading RSS feeds simple and efficient. It presents feeds on an interactive page, allowing users to easily bookmark and tag items. Users can customize the view of feeds, be notified of new entries, and use keyboard shortcuts to swiftly navigate through news. More importantly, all these features are offered in a way which is intuitive and user-friendly.
Users: 3,549 ▲ 23
Rating: 4.12 (190)
Version: 2.7.2 (Last updated: 2024-05-02)
Creation date: 2007-02-25
Weekly download count: 15
Firefox on Android: No
Risk impact: High risk impact
Risk likelihood: Moderate risk likelihood
Manifest version: 2
  • <all_urls>
  • menus
  • bookmarks
  • storage
  • unlimitedStorage
  • downloads
  • tabs
  • notifications
  • webRequest
  • webRequestBlocking
Size: 331.49K
URLs: Website
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Easily bookmark and tag interesting items. Browse your feeds in a couple of useful ways - view only unread or bookmarked entries, display a single feed or a whole folder, show full items or only headlines. Quickly find a piece of news using the search bar. Let yourself be notified when new items are available and track their number using the status bar. Customize the look of feeds. Use keyboard shortcuts to browse the pile of news faster. Above all, do everything simply and intuitively.

User reviews
User reviews summary
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  • flexible
  • great feeds reader
  • enjoyable
  • search box not working
  • issues with moving firefox profile
  • cannot subscribe to feeds
Most mentioned
  • search box
  • feeds reader
  • flexible
  • cannot subscribe to feeds
  • Firefox profile
Recent reviews
please add embed videos content to play on the feed i need this for youtube using iframe
by Breno, 2024-05-13

by djarr, 2024-05-08

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Risk impact

Brief is risky to use as it requires a number of sensitive permissions that can potentially harm your browser and steal your data. Exercise caution when installing this add-on. Review carefully before installing. We recommend that you only install Brief if you trust the publisher.

Risk likelihood

Brief is probably trust-worthy. Prefer other publishers if available. Exercise caution when installing this add-on.

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