PodcatcherMatrix

Feature Comparison

General FeaturesNewsFire Detailsitunes DetailsPPR DetailsmyPodder Details
Version 1.3 6.0.4 2.0 1.7
Last Release     3/28/2006  
Author   apple Lance Robinson www.podcastready.com
URL www.newsfirerss.com www.apple.com www.primetimepodcast.com www.podcastready.com
Free and Open Source No No Yes  
License lifetime license for one user      
License Cost/ Fee 16,99€ 0   free for download
Languages en many en de, en
Operating SystemNewsFire Detailsitunes DetailsPPR DetailsmyPodder Details
Windows 98     No  
Windows XP No Yes Yes Yes
Mac OS X Yes Yes No Yes
Linux No No No Yes
Windows Mobile No No No  
Palm OS        
Programming Language     C#  
Common FeaturesNewsFire Detailsitunes DetailsPPR DetailsmyPodder Details
Search local & web local & web web web
Notifications     System tray notifier after start of software
OPML Import Yes Yes Yes Yes
OPML Export Yes Yes Yes Yes
Playlist Formats   M3U, PLS m3u, pls, wpl, apple, itunes  
OrganizeNewsFire Detailsitunes DetailsPPR DetailsmyPodder Details
Expiring Channels        
Archive Old Feeds     Configurable  
Feed ReadingNewsFire Detailsitunes DetailsPPR DetailsmyPodder Details
Integrated Browser Yes   No Yes
Plain Text Yes   No Yes
PodcatchingNewsFire Detailsitunes DetailsPPR DetailsmyPodder Details
Schedule Downloads Yes Yes Yes Yes
Resume Partial Downloads Yes Yes Yes No
Limit Download Size   No Yes No
ID3 Editing No Yes No Yes
SyncNewsFire Detailsitunes DetailsPPR DetailsmyPodder Details
Sync to iTunes Yes Yes Yes No
Sync to PSP No No No Yes
Sync to Mediaplayer   No Yes  
Sync to iPod   Yes No Yes
Integrated burning to CD     No No
MediaNewsFire Detailsitunes DetailsPPR DetailsmyPodder Details
MP3 download download & internal playing download & internal playing download & external playing
MPEG-4 download download & internal playing download & internal playing download & external playing
Real     download  
Quicktime download download & internal playing download download & external playing
Windows Media   download & internal playing download & internal playing download & external playing
DivX     download & internal playing download & external playing
Xvid     download download & external playing
Content ProtocolsNewsFire Detailsitunes DetailsPPR DetailsmyPodder Details
rss 2.0 Yes Yes Yes Yes
atom Yes Yes No No
Transport ProtocolsNewsFire Detailsitunes DetailsPPR DetailsmyPodder Details
http Yes Yes Yes Yes
https   Yes No No
http auth   Yes No No
bittorrent   No No No
Proxy Server   No Yes Yes
feed://   No No Yes
podcast://   Yes No Yes
pcast://   Yes No Yes
itpc://   Yes No Yes
itms://   Yes No Yes
SupportNewsFire Detailsitunes DetailsPPR DetailsmyPodder Details
Support Forum     No Yes
Mailinglists     No Yes
Last updated2006-03-292006-03-292006-03-292007-09-20

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