by Newspipe




Newspipe is a web-based news aggregator and reader.

Main features

  • can be easily deployed on Heroku or on a traditional server;
  • multiple users can use a Newspipe instance;
  • a RESTful API to manage your articles (or connect your own crawler);
  • data liberation: export and import all your account with a JSON file;
  • export and import feeds with OPML files;
  • favorite articles;
  • detection of inactive feeds;
  • Pinboard and reddit;
  • personal management of bookmarks (with import from Pinboard).

The core technologies are Flask, asyncio , SQLAlchemy and React.

Python >= 3.7.0 is required.


A documentation is available here and provides different ways to install Newspipe.

Test Newspipe on Heroku:

It is important to specify an application name and the URL of your instance (PLATFORM_URL) through the Heroku form.


Contributions are welcome. If you want to contribute to Newspipe I highly recommend you to install it in a Python virtual environment. For example:

sudo apt-get install postgresql npm
git clone
cd newspipe/
pipenv install
npm install
cp src/conf/conf.cfg-sample src/conf/conf.cfg
pipenv shell
python src/ db_create
python src/
  * Running on (Press CTRL+C to quit)


Newspipe is under the GNU Affero General Public License version 3.


Cédric Bonhomme