I just did something I've been waiting months to do. I purchasedReeder for Mac from the App Store.
It isn't very often that I am so anxious to pay for something that I have been using for free. In fact, I can't remember any other application that I've wanted to purchase more than Reeder for Mac.For months I've been using Reeder for Mac's "beta" builds and they have progressed steadily and swiftly from a pretty good application to anindispensableone. Its workflows are so well refined that it allows me to accomplish a task that - at one point in my life - used to take hours and hours of my time each day. With Reeder for Mac I'm able to keep up-to-date with everything going on in my world in only minutes per day instead of hours. I'm able to use the same workflows no matter which device I happen to currently be on becauseI use Reeder on my Mac, my iPad and my iPhone. In fact, I simply can not imagine owning a Mac, iPad or iPhone without having Reeder installed.
I suppose I've wanted to pay for the application for so long because I've wanted to put my money where my mouth was and to finally pay tribute to those that have worked so hard on it. To provide them with the resources they need to keep the application in existence and, dare I say, improve it. I'm really looking forward to the future of these applications.
So, I guess it goes without saying that I recommend you pick up Reeder for Mac too. Oh, and for iPad. Oh, and for iPhone. You'll thank me later.