PodcatcherMatrix

Feature Comparison

General Featuresazureus Detailsdoppler DetailsNewsFire DetailsPlayPod Details
Version 2.4.0.0 2.0.0.3 1.3 1.0b12
Last Release 13.02.2006      
Author   Erwin van Hunen,Cindy De Smet    
URL azureus.sourceforge.net www.dopplerradio.net www.newsfirerss.com www.iggsoftware.com
Free and Open Source Yes No No No
License     lifetime license for one user  
License Cost/ Fee   0 16,99€ $16,99
Languages many en en en
Operating Systemazureus Detailsdoppler DetailsNewsFire DetailsPlayPod Details
Windows 98        
Windows XP Yes Yes No No
Mac OS X Yes   Yes Yes
Linux Yes   No No
Windows Mobile No Yes No  
Palm OS        
Programming Language java .NET 1.1    
Common Featuresazureus Detailsdoppler DetailsNewsFire DetailsPlayPod Details
Search local & web local & web local & web local & web
Notifications   system tray popup    
OPML Import Yes Yes Yes  
OPML Export Yes Yes Yes  
Playlist Formats   wml, itunes    
Organizeazureus Detailsdoppler DetailsNewsFire DetailsPlayPod Details
Expiring Channels        
Archive Old Feeds        
Feed Readingazureus Detailsdoppler DetailsNewsFire DetailsPlayPod Details
Integrated Browser   Yes Yes Yes
Plain Text No No Yes  
Podcatchingazureus Detailsdoppler DetailsNewsFire DetailsPlayPod Details
Schedule Downloads Yes Yes Yes Yes
Resume Partial Downloads   Yes Yes Yes
Limit Download Size Yes Yes    
ID3 Editing No Yes No No
Syncazureus Detailsdoppler DetailsNewsFire DetailsPlayPod Details
Sync to iTunes No No Yes Yes
Sync to PSP No No No No
Sync to Mediaplayer No No    
Sync to iPod No No   Yes
Integrated burning to CD   No    
Mediaazureus Detailsdoppler DetailsNewsFire DetailsPlayPod Details
MP3 download download download download
MPEG-4 download download download  
Real download download    
Quicktime download download download download
Windows Media download download    
DivX download download    
Xvid download download    
Content Protocolsazureus Detailsdoppler DetailsNewsFire DetailsPlayPod Details
rss 2.0 Yes Yes Yes Yes
atom   No Yes Yes
Transport Protocolsazureus Detailsdoppler DetailsNewsFire DetailsPlayPod Details
http No Yes Yes Yes
https No Yes   Yes
http auth No Yes   Yes
bittorrent Yes No   No
Proxy Server No Yes   Yes
feed:// No No   No
podcast:// No No   Yes
pcast:// No No   Yes
itpc:// No No   Yes
itms:// No No   Yes
Supportazureus Detailsdoppler DetailsNewsFire DetailsPlayPod Details
Support Forum No Yes   No
Mailinglists No     No
Last updated2006-03-292007-04-102006-03-292006-03-29

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