Feature Comparison

General FeaturesRSSRadio DetailsFireAnt Detailsitunes DetailsNewsFire Details
Version 1.33   6.0.4 1.3
Last Release 19/02/2005 24.01.2006    
Author Daniel Broad Joshua Kinberg apple  
URL www.dorada.co.uk fireant.tv www.apple.com www.newsfirerss.com
Free and Open Source No   No No
License Closed Source, open API, plugin source available CCPL ?   lifetime license for one user
License Cost/ Fee Free trial or $17.49   0 16,99€
Languages English en many en
Operating SystemRSSRadio DetailsFireAnt Detailsitunes DetailsNewsFire Details
Windows 98 Yes      
Windows XP Yes Yes Yes No
Mac OS X No Yes Yes Yes
Linux No   No No
Windows Mobile No   No No
Palm OS        
Programming Language .NET      
Common FeaturesRSSRadio DetailsFireAnt Detailsitunes DetailsNewsFire Details
Search local & web web local & web local & web
Notifications MSN Style Popup + Chime      
OPML Import Yes   Yes Yes
OPML Export Yes Yes Yes Yes
Playlist Formats WMP, iTunes, jRiver, Direct Sync to Flashdrive, any by API M3u, PLS M3U, PLS  
OrganizeRSSRadio DetailsFireAnt Detailsitunes DetailsNewsFire Details
Expiring Channels No      
Archive Old Feeds No      
Feed ReadingRSSRadio DetailsFireAnt Detailsitunes DetailsNewsFire Details
Integrated Browser Yes Yes   Yes
Plain Text Yes     Yes
PodcatchingRSSRadio DetailsFireAnt Detailsitunes DetailsNewsFire Details
Schedule Downloads Yes Yes Yes Yes
Resume Partial Downloads Yes Yes Yes Yes
Limit Download Size Yes Yes No  
ID3 Editing Yes   Yes No
SyncRSSRadio DetailsFireAnt Detailsitunes DetailsNewsFire Details
Sync to iTunes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Sync to PSP No Yes No No
Sync to Mediaplayer Yes Yes No  
Sync to iPod   Yes Yes  
Integrated burning to CD        
MediaRSSRadio DetailsFireAnt Detailsitunes DetailsNewsFire Details
MP3 download & internal playing download download & internal playing download
MPEG-4 download & external playing download download & internal playing download
Real download & external playing download    
Quicktime download & external playing download download & internal playing download
Windows Media download & internal playing download download & internal playing  
DivX download & external playing download    
Xvid download & external playing download    
Content ProtocolsRSSRadio DetailsFireAnt Detailsitunes DetailsNewsFire Details
rss 2.0 Yes   Yes Yes
atom Yes Yes Yes Yes
Transport ProtocolsRSSRadio DetailsFireAnt Detailsitunes DetailsNewsFire Details
http Yes Yes Yes Yes
https Yes   Yes  
http auth Yes   Yes  
bittorrent Yes Yes No  
Proxy Server Yes   No  
feed:// Yes   No  
podcast://   Yes Yes  
pcast://   Yes Yes  
itpc://   Yes Yes  
itms://   Yes Yes  
SupportRSSRadio DetailsFireAnt Detailsitunes DetailsNewsFire Details
Support Forum Yes      
Mailinglists Yes Yes    
Last updated2006-03-292006-03-292006-03-292006-03-29

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