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URL http://www.google.com/reader/ [IA] [WebCite]
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Google Reader was an RSS feed reader, launched by Google in 2005 and killed off in 2013.

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Shutdown notification

On the March 13, Google announced that they'll "spring clean" Google Reader at Official Google Reader Blog:

Powering Down Google Reader
3/13/2013 04:06:00 PM
Posted by Alan Green, Software Engineer
We have just announced on the Official Google Blog that we will soon retire Google Reader (the actual date is July 1, 2013). We know Reader has a devoted following who will be very sad to see it go. We’re sad too.
There are two simple reasons for this: usage of Google Reader has declined, and as a company we’re pouring all of our energy into fewer products. We think that kind of focus will make for a better user experience.
To ensure a smooth transition, we’re providing a three-month sunset period so you have sufficient time to find an alternative feed-reading solution. If you want to retain your Reader data, including subscriptions, you can do so through Google Takeout.
Thank you again for using Reader as your RSS platform.

Reader and Reader API were turned off soon after midnight, Pacific time, July 2.

Post-shutdown message

Thank you for stopping by.
Google Reader has been discontinued. We want to thank all our loyal fans. We understand you may not agree with this decision, but we hope you'll come to love these alternatives as much as you loved Reader.
Sincerely,
The Google Reader team
Frequently-asked questions
  1. What will happen to my Google Reader data?'
    All Google Reader subscription data (eg. lists of people that you follow, items you have starred, notes you have created, etc.) will be systematically deleted from Google servers. You can download a copy of your Google Reader data via Google Takeout until 12PM PST July 15, 2013.
  2. Will there be any way to retrieve my subscription data from Google in the future?
    No -- all subscription data will be permanently, and irrevocably deleted. Google will not be able to recover any Google Reader subscription data for any user after July 15, 2013.
  3. Why was Google Reader discontinued?
    Please refer to our blog post for more information.

Archiving

Archive Team's Ivan launched a heroic effort to retrieve historical feed data from the Google Reader API. Details can be found in the war room.

All WARCs have been uploaded to http://archive.org/details/archiveteam_greader. The total size is about 8800 GB (feed data + directory + stats).

We don't yet have a convenient tool to read a specific feed in the uploaded megawarcs. The uploaded CDX files do allow seeking directly to a feed URL in the megawarcs.

Backing up your own data



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