|Developer: DBrady||Download: Android|
|Category: News & Magazines||Price: Free / $2.99|
You're most correct, dear Redditors, there is an official Reddit available on Android, and while it's not half-bad at all, we've almost always settled with a more flexible third-party client that just works a bit better. The last time we resorted to this infidelity, we eloped with Relay Pro and haven't looked bad since.
Let's get right into it - why should you consider Relay over the official Reddit app and the bunch of other popular offerings?
Simple as abc - Relay is chief among the most flexible and customizable Reddit apps out there.
Apart from the four different themes (the black one is recommended for AMOLED devices), Relay also allows you to tinker with the general appearance of the app, like adjusting the comments and titles' text size, color-code parent and child comments (which is extremely neat), choose whether thumbnails should appear on the left or the right side of the post, and probably most important of all, choose whether you should open YouTube videos, GIFs, GFYCAT, with Relay or resort to another app of your choice.
There's multiple accounts support, as well as easy shortcuts to your mail inbox and friends list.
You can also select what the default actions for tapping a link should be - you get to choose between straight-away opening the comments section, the link itself, or load both and access the section by swiping the post's navigation bar up or down. Read posts might also get hidden so that you minimize clutter and always have new content to check out. The app also has "spoiler" support, which means that if anything is tagged as spoiling, it won't appear for your unsuspecting eyes right away.
Content filters are also a go: apart from hiding posts containing a certain word or phrase, you can filter out select domains and even whole subreddits/ Finally, if you're feeling adventurous, you can tell Relay that you're totally OK with having NSFW thumbnails in the app.
Relay for Reddit Pro