GRaiN is a notifier application for Google Reader that sits in your system tray and alerts you when you have new unread items. framework 3.5 required, I think.

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News and updates

Update (27 May 2011):

1.1.8 is a bugfix release for the stable 1.1.x branch. It doesn't contain any of the new features in experimental builds.

Changes include a fix for wrong unread count in some cases, as well as other small bugfixes.
As always, feedback is appreciated.
Update (05 Sep 2010):

Another experimental / alpha-quality release. notable new feature is initial proxy authentication support. lots of testing needed. besides that, fixes.
Update (12 Jul 2010):

New experimental / alpha-quality release. new features:
1.choose your own .ico files for read/unread feeds.
2. addaed a balloon with count per feed when you click the unread icon. (disabled, enable in preferences)
Update (24 Jun 2010):

If anyone encounters problem of not getting unread count, or exception when opening preferences, 1.1.7 should take care of thet. If still not fixed please report.
Update (07 May 2010):

Did a refresh of sort to this site. Added a Screenshots sections (only 3 though), and redesigned Downloads section with stats. Nothing major.
Update (03 May 2010):

1.1.6 released. fixed when you have Google apps account with same login as your Google acount. If you don't, no need to update.
Update (06 Jan 2010):

1.1.5 released. fixed an exception, added color choice for unread taskbar icon. (Update: sorry, download link was wrong. fixed it.)
Update (02 Oct 2009):

Happens every time. Google's ServiceLoginAuth doesn't work anymore, so using ClientLogin instead. Released 1.1.4.
Update (29 Jul 2009):

1.1.3 released. Has automatic check for new version, icons changed, and a fix for refresh button. Since these changes are noticable, feedback would be nice.
Update (21 Jul 2009):

Bugfix release 1.1.2. Fixes a regression where the browser gets opened for no reason every time you change the screen resolution
Some news (23 March 2009):

I created a fork project at Google Code. Development will continue there. I might still post some updates here once in a while.
Also created a short help page for common problems. Will be expanded in the future when problem are found or fixed, etc.


file Downloads Date Size
Download GRaiN 1.1.8 834 26 May 2011 23:57:35 189.3 KB
Download GRaiN 1.1.993 EXPREIMENTAL 1648 05 Sep 2010 09:24:37 190.4 KB
Download GRaiN 1.1.7 904 24 Jun 2010 09:24:37 188.9 KB
Download GRaiN 1.1.990 EXPREIMENTAL 254 12 Jul 2010 09:24:37
Download GRaiN 1.1.6 698 06 May 2010 20:17:14
Download GRaiN 1.1.5 272 07 Jan 2010 07:55:27
Download GRaiN 1.1.4 275 07 Oct 2009 21:41:47
Download GRaiN 1.1.3 276 06 Aug 2009 17:06:21 185.8 KB
Download GRaiN 1.1.2 295 22 Jul 2009 09:46:40
Download GRaiN 1.1.1 275 21 Jul 2009 16:46:15
Download '1.0.9' mod 254 09 Dec 2009 00:39:16
Download GRaiN 1.1.0 262 10 Jul 2009 20:30:54 175.7 KB
Download '1.0.8' mod 281 10 Jul 2009 20:34:43 172.2 KB


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