After several months of development, I’m glad to announce the release of Boost for reddit, an unofficial reddit client for Android.
It started as a small personal project to improve my android development skills, but now I have decided to publish it on Google Play so I can receive some feedback from you 😉
Download Boost for reddit
Main Features Video
- Multi account support with secure OAuth2 login
- Intuitive Material Design user interface
- Preview images, GIFs, Gfycat, GIFV, Imgur Galleries and Youtube videos
- Do you just want to see gifs? Filter posts by content type: image, album, gif, video, text posts or links. Filter
- Search Posts and Subreddits
- Mark posts as read/unread. Post title will be grayed out when clicking link or comments
- Quick access to your saved posts
- Submit new posts with automatic image upload to imgur. Pick image from gallery or take a photo. Read submit instructions from subreddit
- Subscribe to subreddits or add them to “casual” subreddits. Screenshot
- Multireddit support. You can add and remove subreddits from your multis Screenshot
- Download and share multimedia. You can share directly from the download notification
- Send messages and receive notifications (Expandable single and multiple message notifications)
- Sidebar support
- Profile and Trophies
- Link handling. Choose what content type you want to open in app or with external apps.
- Button to open links in external app
- Chrome custom tabs
- Swipe back from comments instead of using of the back button
- Hide NSFW posts/Hide NSFW thumbnails and previews.
- Quick compose dialog or use advanced editor with formatting options to compose messages or reply to comments
- Captcha support
- High resolution thumbnails, low resolution available in settings.
- Split-screen mode for tablets
- Al screens work portrait and landscape
- Compatible with new Android 6.0 Marshmallow permissions system (Storage for image downloading and camera)
- Customizable font size.
- Dark, light and AMOLED themes
- Customize browsing interface: Cards 1, full-width cards , list 3 , gallery 4 or slide show 5 with in-app media previews.
- No restart or reload required! Changes are applied without losing current reading position.
- Scroll comments with volume keys
- Compact layouts
- Color coded comments to enhance readability. 1 2
- Buttons to navigate between top level comments
- Expand or collapse comments threads.
- Button to collapse all comments and show only top level comments.
Become a tester
Boost for reddit is under development, so expect many updates with bug fixes and new features. The app has been only tested by me, so if you want to help and become a Beta tester, Follow this link
I’m open to requests and feedback!