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NewsLeecher 4.0 beta 10

Posted on Thursday, December 03 2009 @ 14:51:40 CET by

NewsLeecher is a tool made for fetching and managing articles from the Usenet. It downloads Usenet articles in a snap, and uses it's inline engine to assemble and decode all the downloads. The powerful featureset and state-of-the-art user interface makes it an application "you simply can't live without" if you are a serious Usenet user. The current releases of NewsLeecher are mainly made binary files downloading, but we're working hard on extending NewsLeecher with full-blown text reader capabilities at the moment.


+: Added an option to show article parts information in the

article listviews. The option can be turned on at:

Settings -> Nerdy Tweaks -> Article Parts Visible in Listview

Note that the feature can be turned on / off, by using the

Shift+P keyboard shortcut.


This release uses a new, and much more efficient, way to handle

article downloads. This change should take of most of the

temporary queue pauses that some users see, when downloading

articles with NewsLeecher on a fast connection.

Technically speaking, yEnc encoded articles are now written

directly to the download destination folder, instead of being

written to a temporary disk location first, whereas uuEncoded

articles are now kept in a memory cache until all article parts

are downloaded, whereafter the cache is flushed directly to the

download destination folder.

*: The 'copy subject to clipboard' / 'copy poster name to

clipboard' features now copies all selected articles to the

clipboard, instead of only the first selected article.

*: The algorithm used to create article collections, has been

improved a bit, making the colletion names better looking

under certain circumstances.

*: NewsLeecer now includes *.srr files in article collections.

*: Lots of smaller improvements (improved compatibility with

MAC/Wine and MAC/Crossover, etc.)

!: Fixed bug where fetching headers, while using the new 'turbo

compressed headers' feature, would sometimes fail, if only

a small number of headers were available for fetching.

!: Fixed bug where articles downloaded for reading (Open), were

sometimes skipped, if the 'skip if file already exists' feature

was enabled.

!: Fixed bug where Repair'n'Extract would sometimes fail if the

Repair'n'Extract 'Date & Time Prefix Folder' feature was used.

!: Fixed bug introduced in a recent beta, where the max limit

for article headers fetching was sometimes ignored.

!: Fixed issues where Repair'n'Extract would sometimes

automatically unpause articles in the transfer queue, even

though they were not part of any Repair'n'Extract sets.

!: Double-clicking downloaded articles in the listviews, didn't

open the download article file, like it's supposed to.

!: Many smaller problems fixed (Socks firewall fix, etc.)

Program Information

Internet and communication

4.0 beta 10
Works on:

Product page: here

Download: NewsLeecher 4.0 beta 10


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