Pocket for PC and Mac

Published by Read It Later, Inc on 2023-07-07

  • Compatibility: Available on Windows 11, Windows 10, Windows 7 & MacOS 10, 11, 10.11
  • Category: News
  • Licence: Free
  • Software version: 1.8.7
  • File size: 7.65 MB

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Pocket Overview

What is Pocket? Pocket is an app that allows users to easily save articles, videos, recipes, and webpages for later viewing on any device, even offline. With over 14 million users, Pocket provides a simple, easy-to-view layout for saved items and highlights the most relevant content. The app can be used with favorite apps and sites, and content can be shared with friends on social media or via email. Pocket is available for Mac, iPhone, iPad, iPod Touch, the Web, and any other phone or tablet, and can be saved to with browser extensions for Chrome, Safari, or Firefox.


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Pocket Features and Description

1. You can even read articles offline, making Pocket indispensable for subway commutes, flights, or anywhere else you find yourself without mobile data or Wi-Fi.

2. Whether you’re browsing online or on-the-go with your favorite apps, Pocket lets you save great content wherever you find it.

3. After you’re done reading, send the articles and videos you love to another friend’s Pocket, or share to Facebook, Twitter, Evernote, or email.

4. Pocket is available for Windows, iPhone, iPad, iPod Touch, the Web, and any other phone or tablet.

5. If it’s in Pocket, it’s on your phone, tablet or computer, even when you’re offline.

6. Pocket has been named one of the best apps for Windows, iPhone and iPad by the App Store.

7. Over 14 million people use Pocket to easily save articles, videos and more for later.

8. With Pocket, all of your content goes to one place, so you can view it anytime, on any device.

9. Save articles, videos, recipes, and webpages you find online or from your favorite apps.

10. Set up Pocket to only download when connected to Wi-Fi to reduce data usage.

11. Save as much as you want, Pocket will highlight the best and most relevant content in your list.


  • -Ease of use and organization
  • -Ability to save just about anything on the web
  • -Bookmarklet to add items to Pocket
  • -Font size adjustments
  • -Filter by content type
  • -Original web page view or “clean” article-only view
  • -Premium subscription for archiving ephemeral content

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Installation Requirements

PC Compactibility/Requirements for Installation

Compactible OS list:
  1. Windows 11
  2. Windows 10
  3. Windows 8.1
  4. Windows 7
  5. Windows Vista

Requirements for MacOS Installation

Intel, 64-bit processor, OS X 10.7 or later.

Compactible OS list:
  1. macOS Ventura: 13.3
  2. macOS Monterey: 12.6.4
  3. macOS Big Sur: 11.7.5
  4. macOS Catalina: 10.15
  5. macOS Mojave: 10.14
  6. macOS High Sierra: 10.13


Pocket - Is it safe to download?

Yes. The app is 100 percent (100%) safe to download and Install. Our download links are from safe sources and are frequently virus scanned to protect you

Software Reviews and Criticism

  • By Relentless1240

    Simple and Perfect

    Some apps are so simple you think to youself, ‘Why didn’t I think of that’, or similarly, ‘Why do you need an app for that. It’s too simple?’. To me, Pocket falls in that category. I constantly navigate the web and quite often there is a larger article/page that I want to come back too. Of course Safari has it’s Reading List feature which ‘sort of’ does similiar things, but where Pocket excels in it’s ease of use and organization. Futher, with bookmarks and all the other functionaliy a browser has to offer, it’s nice to have something removed and separate if for nothing else simply organization. The UI is very well done and the workflow clean and intutive. The shortcut feature to add a page is quite handy and allows for quick navigation. I can only imagine that over time they will add more features, as many rewviewers have noticed are currently lacking. Again, great app. Can’t wait to see what’s coming in future releases.

  • By @SongDuck

    It’s Essential & Easy to Use (6 Stars)

    Pocket, the one application I use every time on my iPhone, iPad and Pc. It is such an incredibly brilliant way to save just about anything on the web. See something you’d like to look at later? Simply click the Pocket icon and it is saved. Ready to read, even off-line? Look in Pocket under Saved Items. What could be easier than that? I have been using Pocket for many years (since it was Read It Later). Recently I subscribed to Pocket Premium, which for a nominal fee offers some very handy additional features. With Premium what you Pocket is automatically saved intact. So, if the webpage you Saved, no longer exists - it is always available for you to read. And you can easily add tags to items you save to make them easy to find. Pocket makes the online experience so much better. Try it and you’ll wonder how you ever got along without it.

  • By TeddyCo

    A free Pocket for internet reading

    Pocket for Windows is great for making a personal reading list of articles from blogs and other web pages, Facebook posts, images, PDFs, and video clips. Just add a bookmarklet to your browser and click away. The OS version actually lacks the tile view of articles and the profile page that are both found on Pocket for iPad. The Windows version still has all the essentials: current and archived lists, tags, share button, font size adjustments, filter by content type, and the choice of original web page view or “clean” article-only view. I use the free, basic service and find that most web articles remain intact for a long time. If you want to archive things that tend to be ephemeral like social media posts, or just want to insure that you keep your web articles, consider a premium subscription.

  • By Britney_W

    It’s Good.

    I’ve been using pocket for over a year now and have been very happy with it. Feedback was sent to add the little readability options in this progream that were present in the web version of pocket (things like making the backgorund black or sepia). I not only got a response thanking me for offering a suggestion, but when the next update for Pocket came around, those options were there! Knowing how responsive the team is and how intent they were on making the small changes necessary to make this an easy to use and beautiful program convinces me that I’ve made the right choice here. Also I’ve been using the IPhone app to read my saved articles and what-not while out of the house and it’s been awesome.

  • By ReinaldoHdez

    Need more organizational features

    It’s a very cool and comfortable app and I use it every day, but when it comes to organize all your stored articles, it gets very tricky. Pocket only allows you to separate the elements into articles, videos and images, and, even if you can add tags to help you have a guide of your content, the process to find and manage them it's difficult. Practically you need to memorize all your stored content. What needs to be perfect? The option to create folders to help differentiate and organize even more the items. You can take an example from Evernote, where you can add tags to your notes but also create notebooks to manage and find them easier.

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