App works great; feels compact and is visually nice, esp with the dark mode. Would be better if you could click on a sub and subscribe while within, instead of going back to menu and choosing "Manage Subreddit". Otherwise Bacon Reader has been great. Would recommend. EDIT: LoL I knew someone would come along and tell me I haven't been looking hard enough. So, for fellow Baconer who didn't know, click Menu while within the subreddit and click View Sidebar. Thanks for the info, OneLouder Apps!
Ads are intrusive on the front page. Comments don't sort and frequently repeat. The upvote/downvote and link buttons have been moved from the bottom (super convenient) to the top of the screen (makes pressing them much less convenient). This used to be my most used app but these changes are a step backwards. The UI is prettier, that's the only good from this update. Edit: they've fixed all of my issues above, it's great now!
Edit: Yet again, after this recent update, ads appear again. Still without fail, every time this app updates, ads reappear. I paid ages ago to remove them, and for the longest time it worked fine. Restarting the phone sometimes works, and then sometimes it doesn't. There's no option to "restore purchases" either.
I can't even use reddit on my computer anymore. Also the support is crazy. Onelouderchic or however you spell her name will answer questions before you can even submit them! Totally worth the price to get rid of adds. Support devs who support you back. Haven't changed reddit apps since I found this years ago
Edit: Dev response saying that they updated the app (guess i missed new version, downloading now) to remove the offending ads. Been using for a long time, love its ease of use and ability to handle many formats for viewing items on reddit. Recently started playing adds with volume even with phone screen off even several minutes after setting my phone aside. Needs to be addressed then will change review back to 5 stars. Adds were always a thing but easily identifiable and not extremely intrusive. Having it start playing saxophone music while I'm falling asleep several minutes after setting my phone on the nightstand may prevent me from having bacon reader as my go to for Reddit.
I've noticed the app has started to freeze when I open gyfcat links. It only happened within the last couple days so I'm not ruling out a problem in my phone. The rest of the time I love this app!
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