A majority of internet users have visited an online forum sometime or the other. A forum can also be called an online message board wherein multiple people post their views and opinions about a specific topic, and share common interests. Usually, the subject varies in all forums; and consists of messages posted by members only. Social networking sites like Facebook and Orkut are famous examples of such online groups. However, to participate or read posts, one has to separately login each time on each of the URL and subsequently proceed. With an eye on resolving such issues, the Web Forum Reader 2.0 is designed to help the user to eliminate this very discomforting and time consuming factor.
The Web Forum Reader opens with a clear interface, with neatly placed options on the top pane. Web Forum Reader 2.0 is fairly similar to Outlook in its features, and has the topics laced on the left side of the window. Innovatively designed for going through Forums, this application enables the user to add various forums to it, under one head; and read them without logging in separately. It has the feature to update the user automatically in case of any fresh message of posts automatically. Furthermore, the user can highlight the new topics added; automatic scrolling to the fresh posts, mark the favorite posts etc. Main features include, scheduling keeps the user informed of the changes made, reduce the downloading thereby speeding up the system. In built tabs enable the user to keep track of multiple forums simultaneously. The biggest benefit of this application is the simple and time saving quality of its entire process.
Web Forum Reader 2.0 looks similar to Outlook and can be a huge time saver for Forum participants, bringing all the forums under one roof; and thus, gets a rating score of four points for its user friendly and innovative premise.