Pocket, the web-content-saving company formerly known as Read It Later, has released a Mac app. The company, which says it has over 6 million users, already has Android, iOS, Kindle Fire and web apps.
Pocket, which was founded in 2007, raised $5 million in Series B funding in July and had said it would use the money to expand to more platforms.
Pocket for Mac features include offline access to saved content, “instant syncing across all devices, keyboard shortcuts, viewing of streaming video, the ability to share found content, and great organizing and search features.”
The reading experience on Pocket for Mac is fairly similar to that on Pocket’s other apps. There are also a couple of new features: You can re-download an article if it hasn’t loaded correctly, or “report article view” if something continuously fails to render. And you can save articles from the clipboard or using drag-and-drop.
On its blog, the company notes, “To create the new Mac app, we tapped into Pocket’s developer community. Michael Schneider, the creator of the popular third-party Mac app Read Later, joined Pocket to help us create this official Mac version of Pocket.”