Posted on Monday, June 19 2006 @ 14:01:05 CEST by LSDsmurf
Newsgroup Organization Features: act on an individual group or a group of
On-the-fly Download Prioritization: get the important stuff first.
Multiple Server Support: configure multiple news servers for simultaneous
Automatic Download Mode: Automatically download files while you sleep.
Dual Core support: Makes use of multiple processor systems, or CPUs with
Advanced Download Management: use the Scratch list to park posts for
Automatic Header Updates: always have the most recent headers available
NZB File Support: automatically loads NZB files, or click and drag.
MP3 Organizer: use MP3 ID3V2 tags to organize by albums and artist.
Optimal Resource Management: uses significantly less RAM than Version 4.x
Image Database and Viewer: store images to a database and view with
Built in RAR Processing: AutoRAR combines split RAR files and extracts the
Text Posting Capabilities: Post requests and short text messages to the
Customization: Apply different color schemes to identify post status.
Missing V4 Features:
Version 5.20 can only post text, not files.
NewsBin database cannot be written to folders with characters other than
a-z, 0-9. For example c:pepédata will result in the Read Post Body
function to fail and no newsgroups list can be saved (RPB.DB3 and
Crosspost filters won't work on old spool files (Created with any version
prior to 5.1.0). Only headers downloaded with 5.1+ will respond to the
In single tab mode, if you abort a GOG load by loading another GOG, the
tab changes even thought the new GOG load is blocked with the "Spool
Loading already in progress" warning.
Hide incompletes works on spool load but doesn't work on header download.
Need to reload to hide new incompletes.
Kill Connections in Connections tab does not give feedback. Does not kill
connections on some machines for some reason.
In scratch list, Add to download list adds group of selected posts in
Icon in post list tab does not always switch to "completed" icon
when all posts are loaded.
Post Properties does not show accurate "Missing" info in
"Compact Mode" for compacted posts.
In post list, Mark All Read does not clear post list if Show New is
In post list, add to top adds group of selected posts in reverse order.
In post list, Compact Mode will sometimes hide non-yEnc posts that pretend
to be yEnc.
In Read Posts tab, if you delete the last post, the window jumps up to the
beginning of the list.
Launch NZB always goes to download list. Does not honor "Download
Manual Load NZB's" option.
There is no way to switch NBI files from the program anymore. To switch
NBI files, close NewsBin and launch it from an existing NBI by using Windows
Explorer to locate the NBI file then double-click on it to launch NewsBin.
First chunk for a file determined to be a duplicate gets deleted. If it is
a multipart file, any other chunks downloaded are not deleted. This will not
be an issue when the new scheme of downloading first chunks exclusively to
check for dups is implemented.
Utilities/Set Font does not apply to bottom portion of Read Posts tab.
Utilities/Set Font does not apply to Status Tab
Drag and drop of groups in groups list provides no feedback.
UUE posts with identical subjects getting combined by mistake.
Known Cosmetic Issues:
There is a line overwriting Accept Filter and Reject Filter on the Filter
The "X" to close a post list will ride over other post list
options on lower screen resolutions.
Program Information Category:
Tools and Utilities Type:
Shareware Version: 5.20 build 7122 Size: 1.75MB Works on: Windows