Feature Comparison

General FeaturesNewsFire Detailsitunes Detailsazureus DetailssmartFeed Details
Version 1.3 6.0.4 2.4.0.0 1.4.2159
Last Release     13.02.2006 19.12.2005
Author   apple    
URL www.newsfirerss.com www.apple.com azureus.sourceforge.net smartfeed.org
Free and Open Source No No Yes Yes
License lifetime license for one user      
License Cost/ Fee 16,99€ 0    
Languages en many many  
Operating SystemNewsFire Detailsitunes Detailsazureus DetailssmartFeed Details
Windows 98        
Windows XP No Yes Yes No
Mac OS X Yes Yes Yes No
Linux No No Yes No
Windows Mobile No No No Yes
Palm OS        
Programming Language     java  
Common FeaturesNewsFire Detailsitunes Detailsazureus DetailssmartFeed Details
Search local & web local & web local & web local & web
Notifications        
OPML Import Yes Yes Yes Yes
OPML Export Yes Yes Yes No
Playlist Formats   M3U, PLS    
OrganizeNewsFire Detailsitunes Detailsazureus DetailssmartFeed Details
Expiring Channels       No
Archive Old Feeds        
Feed ReadingNewsFire Detailsitunes Detailsazureus DetailssmartFeed Details
Integrated Browser Yes     No
Plain Text Yes   No No
PodcatchingNewsFire Detailsitunes Detailsazureus DetailssmartFeed Details
Schedule Downloads Yes Yes Yes Yes
Resume Partial Downloads Yes Yes   Yes
Limit Download Size   No Yes No
ID3 Editing No Yes No No
SyncNewsFire Detailsitunes Detailsazureus DetailssmartFeed Details
Sync to iTunes Yes Yes No Yes
Sync to PSP No No No No
Sync to Mediaplayer   No No  
Sync to iPod   Yes No No
Integrated burning to CD        
MediaNewsFire Detailsitunes Detailsazureus DetailssmartFeed Details
MP3 download download & internal playing download download
MPEG-4 download download & internal playing download  
Real     download  
Quicktime download download & internal playing download  
Windows Media   download & internal playing download  
DivX     download  
Xvid     download  
Content ProtocolsNewsFire Detailsitunes Detailsazureus DetailssmartFeed Details
rss 2.0 Yes Yes Yes  
atom Yes Yes   Yes
Transport ProtocolsNewsFire Detailsitunes Detailsazureus DetailssmartFeed Details
http Yes Yes No Yes
https   Yes No  
http auth   Yes No  
bittorrent   No Yes  
Proxy Server   No No  
feed://   No No  
podcast://   Yes No  
pcast://   Yes No  
itpc://   Yes No  
itms://   Yes No  
SupportNewsFire Detailsitunes Detailsazureus DetailssmartFeed Details
Support Forum     No Yes
Mailinglists     No  
Last updated2006-03-292006-03-292006-03-292006-03-29

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