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Newsgator releases RSS Plugin for Yahoo Messenger 8.0

Newsgator, developers of FeedDemon and Newsgator Inbox, have launched a free RSS plug-in for Yahoo Messenger 8.0. When you click on a link, a little window slides open to show you the content [Download plugin]

In addition to text feeds, Newsgator plug-in also supports feed with enclosures so you can listen to audio podcasts or video podcast directly from the Yahoo IM client. For instance, you can subscribe to any YouTube video feed and play the videos directly inside the Yahoo interface without having to open the YouTube website.

While a Newsgator Online account is not essential for using this plugin, it helps to have one when you want to read only feeds that you have previously subscribed to. Each feed item can be sent as an instant message to your Yahoo contact via IM or email.