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10 best Reddit apps for Android
Reddit fancies itself as the front page of the Internet. For better or for worse, that’s pretty much what it is. It’s a large site with tons of topics and then tons of threads in each topic. With the right app, you can surf through your favorite subreddits pretty easily. There are tons of amazing options in this space, but here are the best Reddit apps for Android. Most of these also support Reddit Gold, a $3.99 per month subscription that removes ads and adds other features.
The best Reddit apps for Android
Price: Free / $1.99
BaconReader is one of the more popular Reddit apps out there. It features a Material Design interface, background themes, and color-coded comment threads to help make it easier to read and look good. It supports some power-user features such as moderator tools, a pretty decent search, advanced filtering, and multi-account support. There is a free version and you can pick up the pro version for $1.99 as a separate app or as an in-app purchase. The pro version is outstanding, but the free version can be a bit ad-heavy for some folks.
Boost for Reddit
Price: Free / Up to $10.00
Boost for Reddit isn’t as popular as other Reddit apps. The people who use it seem to really enjoy it, though. It has a ton of features, including view switching per subreddit, Material Design, in-app media previews, filtering, and even widget support. You can customize the app with various themes, including one made specifically for AMOLED displays. You can even change the font type, size, and color if you want. There is also the all-important spoiler support. It’s one of the more feature rich Reddit apps and totally worth a shot.
Infinity for Reddit
Infinity for Reddit is one of the better-looking Reddit clients on mobile right now. It gets all of the basics right, including multi-account support, a dark theme, and you can do the usual stuff like comment on threads and other such things. This one also includes what it calls a Lazy Mode where it auto-scrolls through subreddits for you until you find something interesting. It’s not perfect, but it hits a good mix of feature-rich and functional without being annoying. Plus, it seems to be entirely free.
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Joey for Reddit
Price: Free / Up to $19.99
Joey for Reddit is a good Reddit app with some decent features. It lets you do all the usual stuff like comment, thumbs up comments, and access your Reddit Gold features. There are also some power-user features like the ability to track comments and get notifications for them. It also lets you do things like download videos you find on Reddit, auto-hide posts you’ve read already, and a pretty decent theming system. There is very little it doesn’t do well and even reading comments is pretty nice with it.
Now for Reddit
Price: Free / $3.99
Now for Reddit is one of the easier Reddit apps on the list. It features the very basics, including support for various file types, Imgur support, and support for Reddit Gold features. Now also has a modern design that lets you swipe to change subreddits for quick browsing. You can also browse popular and trending subreddits at your discretion. There is a free version along with a pro version for $3.99 (as an in-app purchase). It’s a great option for those who only need a few useful features.
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Reddit (official app)
Price: Free / $3.99 per month / $29.99 per year
The official Reddit app actually isn’t half bad. It works just fine for casual viewers and includes the usual range of features. That includes subreddit management, comments, posting tools, Reddit Gold support, and more. It has a few bugs like most of these apps, but usually, it’s nothing too serious. It’s not quite as powerful as some third-party apps, but it’s perfectly usable for the casual Reddit user.
Reddit is Fun
Price: Free / Up to $20.00
Another one of the most popular Reddit apps out there is Reddit is Fun. It has a modern design that wraps around what is basically the standard Reddit experience. That means that you’ll see a whole bunch of text. It also has theming, support for pretty much any file type, moderator tools, widget support, and the standard set of features you’d find in most Reddit apps. It’s not the flashiest Reddit app. It gets the job done, though.
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RedReader is another totally free Reddit app. It’s also open source. That includes no advertising and no tracking whatsoever. Along with that, it has support for Imgur albums, gifv files (along with most other common file types), multi-account support, and even a night mode theme that’s easier on the eyes. There is tablet support as well if you need that. It’s a fairly basic app. That can be good depending on what you need.
Relay for Reddit
Price: Free / $2.99
Relay for Reddit is another of the more popular Reddit apps. It also has a ton of features. The app uses Material Design as well as a card-based interface to help make readability a little bit easier. It also has a ton of features, including moderator features, inline media previews, multi-account support, subreddit filters, spoiler alert support, and customization features. You can also have it send you a variety of notifications if you so choose. The free version comes with most of the features. You get everything for a one-time $2.99 payment.
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Sync for Reddit
Price: Free / $3.99
Sync for Reddit is another one of the more feature-rich Reddit apps. This one claims to be optimized specifically for the /r/soccer subreddit (if that matters to you) and features a fully Material Design interface. It has multi-window support, multi-account support, a night theme (with a separate AMOLED theme), and support for Android Nougat. This one has had a few more bugs reported than normal, but it’s definitely still worth a chance. It works quite well most of the time.
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