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Description

BaconReader is a tasty Reddit client that lets you enjoy all of the best content and features of popular social news site Reddit. Access news and entertainment content, post links, submit pics and comments, upvote and downvote to your heart’s content – all in a beautiful interface enhanced for easy use on your iPhone or iPad

With features like multiple account support, messages, enhanced search, follow friends, direct image uploads, and a unique subreddit explorer, BaconReader is intuitive and easy to use new and experienced redditors alike.

Join the BaconReader community at r/BaconReader for the latest news and updates on BaconReader features and release plans.

Features:
• Support for iPhone X devices
• Compact Mode available for viewing more content in a smaller space
• Gesture support for quick voting - 2 finger tap to up vote and 3 finger tap to down vote
• Supports 3D touch for Front Page thumbnails and Home screen
• Support for multitasking on iPad Air 2 and iPad Pro devices
• Dual-Pane view available for iPhone Plus devices
• Image/gif viewer: Supports swipe up/down to close and Imgur album captions
• Subscribe, set User and Link flair, submit posts, upvote/downvote, full iPad support -- all for free!
• Cake day notification
• Reddituploads image display support
• Filtering: Keyword, Domain, and exclude subreddits from r/all
• Moderator features: Modmail, approve/remove posts, mark as spam)
• Switch between multiple accounts and create new ones
• Select Explore from the menu to get started discovering great new content.
• Create and manage multireddits, add subreddit to multireddit from sidebar
• Select between list and tile displays – swipe sideways in detail view to access the next story without returning to the front page!
• New search makes it even easier to search for posts, subreddits, and users
• Follow posts/comments made by other redditors by adding them to your Friends list
• Bookmark a subreddit, multireddit or keywords for quick access, without adding it to your front page
• Post images directly to imgur within posts and comments
• Left-handed mode allows you to switch thumbnails from right to left for easy access

We may collect information from your use of the app that we may share with our partners to deliver personalized ads, and improve our services. This data may be associated with other data collected from your visits over time and across different applications and websites to provide you with relevant and useful advertising.

You may modify your choices at any time as explained in our Privacy Policy: https://baconreader.com/privacy/#rights

iOS Store Category:

Primary: News

Secondary: Social Networking

App Store

Privacy Policy

Google Play Store Category:

Primary: Applications

Secondary: News & Magazines

Google Play

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Version History

Launched Oct 25, 2013 (over 6 years ago).

Releasing new versions every about 2 months, on average.

Apr 01
2020
(Current)
Version 3.6.4

- Simplified Crosspost UI/UX
- Display crossposted media in detailview
- Fixed crashes related to crosspost display

Feb 26
2020
Version 3.6.3

- Added full Crosspost support - view and submit Crossposts
- Expanded Post Comment input field
- Misc bug fixes

Jan 27
2020
Version 3.6.2

- Fixed Video Player Issues
- Fixed Pull to refresh

Dec 31
2019
Version 3.6.1

- New! Can now set Link/Post Flair when submitting post
- Fixed Superscript text layout
- Fixed Table format layout
- Fixed Code Markdown layout
- Fixed font size in sidebar
- Fixed resume background audio after BR video ends
- Fixed Inbox scrolling when opened
- Fixed background when changing Themes
- Fixed crash when trying to purchase
- BR is now CCPA compliant

Nov 08
2019
Version 3.6

+ Give Awards if you have credits.
+ v.reddit video improvements.
+ Component modernization.
+ Fixed mute button behavior.
+ Fixed crash when logging in/out.
+ Fixed crash when switching views.
+ Fixed issue with clipboard getting corrupted.

Aug 26
2019
Version 3.5.3

+ Updated api for imgur pics and albums
+ External apps can now launch BaconReader using baconreader:// with a reddit.com link
+ Fixed several crashes
+ Fixed issue where photos didn’t upload properly in post or comment

Jul 26
2019
Version 3.5.1

+ Fixed issue with comments not displaying when selecting them from your inbox

Jul 21
2019
Version 3.5

+ Fixed crash and several other issues when running iOS 13 Beta
+ Improvements to accessibility when using VoiceOver
+ Subs can be excluded from r/Popular
+ Fixed potential issue with Restore Purchase
+ Bug Fixes

Jun 08
2019
Version 3.4.3

+ Bug fixes

Jun 03
2019
Version 3.4.2

+ Fixed issue where text is hidden under keyboard typing long PMs
+ Fixed issue where selected post wasn’t highlighted on iPad
+ Fixed inability to unmute audio on v.redd.it thumbnails
+ Fixed several uncommon crashes

May 23
2019
Version 3.4.1

+ Display of Reddit Awards
+ Improved handling of locked threads
+ Added mod option for Lock/Unlock Post
+ Added indicator when comments are hidden
+ Changed dark theme background to true black

Oct 22
2018
Version 3.3.3

+ Fixed issue with text not always displaying when typing a long comment or post
+ Improved support for iPhone XS and iPhone XS Max

Sep 11
2018
Version 3.3.2

+ Fixed truncated display on iPhone X
+ Fixed a crash in load more comments
+ Edited comments now display a * after the time
+ Compose screen adjusts to font size changes
+ Mute, Close, Share buttons are more visible in image viewer
+ Fixed sort switching between Controversial and Top
+ Fixed issue where Subreddit button is not highlighted when searching
+ https://redd.it/[key] links now open inline instead of in browser window
+ Fixed settings screen alignment on iOS 10
+ Set default comment sort on a new install
+ Display a clear button in search text field on a new install

May 22
2018
Version 3.3.1

+ Add Rising sort order to Frontpage
+ Fix issue where inline images didn't display if Reddit preferences were set to don't show thumbnails

May 18
2018
Version 3.3

+ Fixed issue with playing videos, especially v.redd.it
+ Display HTML tables in detail view
+ UI updates including ability to hide comments from loading by default in detail view
+ Changed post sort order to match Reddit.com. Best and Hot are both available on Frontpage now.
+ Added support for new spoiler tags in posts and comments. >!Spoiler text!<
+ Added ability to listen to audio on v.redd.it clips which have audio available
+ Fixed issue with entry field jumping when composing a post or comment
+ Fixed vote count issue when up voting after down voting and vice versa
+ Many other bug fixes and enhancements

Dec 22
2017
Version 3.2.2

+ Fixed issue with entry field "jumping" when composing a long post or comment in iOS 11.2
+ Other minor bug fixes

Nov 22
2017
Version 3.2.1

+ Restored Swipe to Vote on comments – swipe right to upvote, swipe left to downvote. (Enabled via Settings->Swipe in Comment Cell)
+ Fixed a crash or misaligned display when hiding a post
+ Fixed an issue where a long user name or flair could overlap items in comments
+ Fixed a crash that could happen when sharing a photo
+ Other minor fixes

Nov 04
2017
Version 3.2

+ New design for post and comment views to allow easy access to voting and other options
+ Compact Mode available for viewing more content in a smaller space
+ Support for iPhone X
+ Improved accessibility support when when moving through comments/detail view
+ Gesture support for quick voting - 2 finger tap to up vote and 3 finger tap to down vote
+ Added ability to recover from 401 errors without needing to log out and back in
+ Other minor fixes

Oct 20
2017
Version 3.1.7

+ Fixed issue with 2 copies of photos being saved
+ Other bug fixes

Sep 29
2017
Version 3.1.6

+ Attempting to save a photo will now ask for permission to your Photo Library the first time you attempt to do it.
+ Fixed issue in iOS 11 where list of accounts in the side menu would appear hidden.
+ Re-enabled swiping between posts in detail view for iOS 11. This can be disabled in Settings.
+ Fix for unread message badge displaying after reading all messages.
+ Several other iOS 11 fixes.

Sep 18
2017
Version 3.1.5

+ Improvements for v.redd.it links
+ iOS 11 optimizations
+ Bug fixes

Sep 08
2017
Version 3.1.4

* Added support for v.redd.it videos
* Fixed issue adding multiple photos to a post
* Fixed issue where comment text would be blank after expanding it
* Fixed issue where an unread message badge would display and couldn’t be removed

Apr 24
2017
Version 3.1.3

* Fixed an issue where comments couldn't be minimized after going to another screen and returning
* Made rotation of iPhone Plus devices work more like the Mail app
* Added Copy Permalink, Open in Safari and Open in Chrome to share post
* Fixed an issue where the comments jump when an ad appears in detail view
* Fixed an issue where load more comments would sometimes indent comments incorrectly
* Other bug fixes

Apr 03
2017
Version 3.1.2

* You can now load more results when doing a search
* Memory management improvements when loading images
* Fixed extra reload of gifs which could cause them to flash briefly
* Fixed issue on iPad where first post was selected after Load More
* Fixed accessibility issue when selecting a photo in compose post
* Other bug fixes

Mar 13
2017
Version 3.1.1

* Added /r/popular (accessible from side menu)
* Animated Gifs now loop as expected
* Darker toolbars better blend with themes
* Fixed crash when selecting a saved search
* Scroll to top (tap on status bar) works consistently in detail view
* Searching for a subreddit no longer displays an error if successful
* Fixed crashes/unexpected behavior when using "Hide Read Posts”
* Accessibility improvements for navigating comments in detail view
* Fixed crash on iOS9/older iOS 10 when rotating in image/gif/YouTube viewer
* Rotating “Plus” phones from landscape to portrait displays detail view instead of list view
* Other bug fixes

Feb 13
2017
Version 3.1

- iPad view available on iPhone Plus devices
- Mod Features (approve/remove, mark as spam)
- Access sidebar and saved posts from list view screen
- Updated Sidebar (message mods, filtering, add to multireddit)
- Left-handed mode (toggle in settings)
- Clear Cache (in settings)
- Cake Day support
- Search redesign
- Accessibility improvements
- Bug fixes and performance enhancements

Jul 05
2016
Version 3.0.1

- Fixed issue with Imgur Albums crashing app in certain posts
- Mark post as read for 3D touch peek and pop
- Workaround for iOS 10 login issue
- Other minor improvements

Jun 03
2016
Version 3.0

• Set User and Link flair
• 3D Touch support: Front Page thumbnails and Home screen
• Reddituploads image display support
• Save drafts for posts and comments
• Report Rationales based on subreddit rules
• Dagger “†” denotes Controversial comments
• Text now scrolls when typing long posts or comments
• Support for multitasking on iPad Air 2 and iPad Pro devices
• Gestures: Two finger tap to upvote, 3 finger tap to downvote
• New Image/gif viewer: Supports swipe up/down to close and Imgur album captions
• iOS9 Enhancements: San Francisco font, website links use Safari View Controller
• Fixed crash when sharing certain posts
• Lots of bug fixes

Apr 20
2016
Version 2.4.3

- Fixed error with i.reddituploads.com links
- Updates for content preferences

Oct 12
2015
Version 2.4.2

Bug fixes

Jul 30
2015
Version 2.4.1

+ Now uses Reddit OAuth (secure) login
+ Option to use lower resolution images for faster download speed
+ Added ability to exclude subreddits in r/All.
+ Bug fixes

Jul 08
2015
Version 2.3.3

Bug fixes

Jun 23
2015
Version 2.3.2

- Improved access to Reddit accounts for iPhone and iPad
- Added ability to Log out of accounts
- Furthered Accessibility support
- Improved User Profile screen with thumbnails, voting and replying to comments and posts
- Improved access User Profile in iPhone menu
- Enhanced message notifications including improved Apple Watch support
- Additional bug fixes and improvements

May 01
2015
Version 2.2.2

•Fixed issue with users getting a white screen at launch
•Fixed issue with YouTube video sound not working when Mute is on
•Fixed subreddit sync issues
•Other bug fixes

Mar 31
2015
Version 2.2

-Improved animated gifs/video support
-Default font enhancement
-Subreddit list now returning 100+ subreddits
-Background music fix for full app
-Long press to Copy/Save image preview
-Other miscellaneous fixes and improvements

Feb 28
2015
Version 2.1.1

-Fixed background music to continue when app launches
-Other bug fixes

Feb 09
2015
Version 2.1

- Automatically load more comments upon reaching the bottom
- Automatically load more posts when swiping in detail view
- Bookmark Multireddits
- Display larger images on iPad Retina
- Don’t allow voting on archived posts
- Improved “#” markup text support
- Improved “>” quote support
- Muted video fix now returns audio from videos
- Bug fixes

Dec 21
2014
Version 2.0

•Landscape support for iPhone
•GIFv support
•Animated GIFs play when opened from list view
•Share links from other apps to BaconReader (requires iOS 8)
•Adjust font size independently from system font size (via Settings)
•Larger YouTube thumbnails & tap-to-play from list view
•Display thumbnails for Vimeo links
•Background notifications, badges & updates (requires iOS 8)
•Edit NSFW status on your own posts
•Save draft messages
•Clear all searches
•Delete recent searches
•Display "sticky" post label
•Add "Save Comment" and "Copy Comment" to individual comments
•Sent messages list recipient correctly
•Open in Chrome from webview
•Bypass Readability setting for Instagram links
•Support for copying comment text when replying

Nov 03
2014
Version 1.8.1

+ Bug fixes

Oct 08
2014
Version 1.8

+ Support for iPhone 6 and 6 Plus
+ Removing ads is now only $1.99!
+ Upload to Imgur when commenting
+ Upload Imgur albums when posting
+ Enhanced image editing with Aviary
+ Comments display previews for Imgur and YouTube links
+ Readability automatically disabled on Imgur links
+ Tap to open Imgur or YouTube from any preview
+ Increased default text size in comments
+ Collapse/expand all comments
+ HTTPS support
+ Hide read posts (enable via Settings)
+ Subreddit name displays in Front Page & All posts
+ Bug fixes

Jul 21
2014
Version 1.7.2

Bug fixes

Jul 02
2014
Version 1.7.1

Bug fixes

Jun 18
2014
Version 1.7

+ Fabulous multireddit support
+ Gold indicator
+ Amped up search allows direct subreddit entry
+ "Open in Safari" option
+ Upvote/downvote label on comments
+ Share comments
+ Bug fixes galore
…ask for more at /r/baconreader!

Apr 18
2014
Version 1.6.1

Bug fixes

Mar 31
2014
Version 1.6

+ New dark theme!
+ Filter out any keyword or domain name via Settings
+ "Swipe back" gesture support
+ Added Readability support for all web pages
+ Bug fixes

Feb 17
2014
Version 1.5

+ Flair support
+ Save reddit images to your device
+ Bug fixes

Feb 03
2014
Version 1.4

iPad layout (Free for all users)
Improved image & album support
Support for system level font size
Bug fixes

Nov 19
2013
Version 1.3

Bug fixes

Nov 13
2013
Version 1.2

Bug fixes

Nov 05
2013
Version 1.1

Bug fixes

Oct 24
2013
Version 1.0

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Launched Apr 24, 2014 (almost 6 years ago).

Releasing new versions every about 2 months, on average.

Mar 10
2020
(Current)
Version Varies with device

New! You can now set link flair when submitting posts
New! Added visual indicator for Crossposts
New! Added option to View Original Post on Crossposts
Fixed Crosspost display in a couple places
Misc bug fixes

Sep 26
2017
Version v.2017.09.27

What's New in 5.3:
Added video support for v.redd.it media files
Fixes for Android 8
Expanded Edit comment field to 8 lines
Fixed imgur album loading on older OS devices
Embedded YouTube links indicated with red font
Auto append # to image files when downloading
Mod Feature - indicate removed comments
Mod Feature - mark a post as an "Announcement"
Improved sharing from The Guardian news app
Fixed several crashes

May 09
2017
Version v.2017.05.09

What's New in 5.2:
- Better handling of SSL errors with option to not display warning
- Removed scrolling ads and replaced with single static banner
- Several crash fixes on image saving
- Support for amp.reddit.com links
- Fixed Twitter videos
- Misc bug fixes

Mar 14
2017
Version v.2017.03.14

What's New in 5.2:
- Better handling of SSL errors with option to not display warning
- Removed scrolling ads and replaced with single static banner
- Several crash fixes on image saving
- Support for amp.reddit.com links
- Fixed Twitter videos
- Misc bug fixes

Mar 13
2017
Version v.2017.03.13

What's New in 5.2:
- Adding Multi-reddits to Widgets
- Remove Readability options
- Update handling
of gfycat links
- Fix Saved date on images saved to gallery
- Enhancements to image downloading, including
notifications and background downloads
- Back key dismiss menu instead of exit post
- Added voting options,
etc. for i.reddit links in in-app browserd
- Fixed in-app browser options when open from hyperlink
- Display
images from instagram in slideshow
- Several crash fixes

Jan 27
2017
Version v.2017.01.27

What's New in 5.2:
- Adding Multi-reddits to Widgets
- Remove Readability options
- Update handling
of gfycat links
- Fix Saved date on images saved to gallery
- Enhancements to image downloading, including
notifications and background downloads
- Back key dismiss menu instead of exit post
- Added voting options,
etc. for i.reddit links in in-app browserd
- Fixed in-app browser options when open from hyperlink
- Display
images from instagram in slideshow
- Several crash fixes

Jan 26
2017
Version v.2017.01.26

What's New in 5.1.2:
- Fixed read post font in list view
- Images in comments now inserted inline
-
Fixed search when not logged in
- Fixed misc. crash reports
What's New in 5.1.1:
- Set User and Link
Flair (new OAUTH permission required)
- Upload images in comments
- Format toolbar in compose comment and
message screens
- Report rationales based on "rules"
- Fixed webview freezing when app backgrounded
-
Fixed i.reddituploads
- Several crash and bug fixes!!

Jul 25
2016
Version v.2016.06.17

What's New in 5.1.2:
- Fixed read post font in list view
- Images in comments now inserted inline
-
Fixed search when not logged in
- Fixed misc. crash reports
What's New in 5.1.1:
- Set User and Link
Flair (new OAUTH permission required)
- Upload images in comments
- Format toolbar in compose comment and
message screens
- Report rationales based on "rules"
- Fixed webview freezing when app backgrounded
-
Fixed i.reddituploads
- Several crash and bug fixes!!

Jun 13
2014
Version v.3.7

Apr 17
2014
Version v.3.6

Apr 01
2014
Version v.3.5.1

Mar 27
2014
Version v.3.5

Feb 06
2014
Version v.3.4.5

Feb 04
2014
Version v.3.4.4

Jan 29
2014
Version v.3.4.3

Jan 08
2014
Version v.3.4.1

Dec 05
2013
Version v.3.3.1

Nov 15
2013
Version v.3.3

Oct 11
2013
Version v.3.2

Aug 26
2013
Version v.3.1.1

Aug 15
2013
Version v.3.1

Jul 11
2013
Version v.3.0

Jul 10
2013
Version v.2013.07.10

May 07
2013
Version v.2.9.1

Apr 16
2013
Version v.2.9

Mar 26
2013
Version v.2.8.1

Mar 22
2013
Version v.2.8

Feb 14
2013
Version v.2.7.1

Feb 12
2013
Version v.2.7

Jan 22
2013
Version v.2.6.1

Jan 18
2013
Version v.2.6

Dec 12
2012
Version v.2.5

Dec 04
2012
Version v.2.4.1

Nov 20
2012
Version v.2.4

Oct 25
2012
Version v.2.3.2

Oct 20
2012
Version v.2.3.1

Sep 27
2012
Version v.2.2.1

Sep 25
2012
Version v.2.2

Aug 31
2012
Version v.2.1.1

Aug 30
2012
Version v.2.1

Aug 10
2012
Version v.1.9

Jul 19
2012
Version v.1.81

Jul 17
2012
Version v.1.8

Jun 29
2012
Version v.1.61

Jun 09
2012
Version v.1.51

Jun 08
2012
Version v.1.5

May 16
2012
Version v.1.41

May 15
2012
Version v.1.4

Apr 25
2012
Version v.1.36

Apr 03
2012
Version v.1.35

Feb 23
2012
Version v.1.3

Feb 08
2012
Version v.1.25

Jan 17
2012
Version v.1.2

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