Feature Comparison

General FeaturesThe Spellcatcher Detailsjuice DetailsSynclosure DetailsFireAnt Details
Version 2.1 0.4  
Last Release 2.2 15.09.04 24.01.2006
Author Ace Frahm juicereceiver.sourceforge.net/team/index.php   Joshua Kinberg
URL spellcast.in juicereceiver.sourceforge.net raphb.ch fireant.tv
Free and Open Source No Yes Yes  
License All Rights Reserved GPL   CCPL ?
License Cost/ Fee 0 0    
Languages American more than 20 en en
Operating SystemThe Spellcatcher Detailsjuice DetailsSynclosure DetailsFireAnt Details
Windows 98   No    
Windows XP Yes Yes Yes Yes
Mac OS X No Yes Yes Yes
Linux No No Yes  
Windows Mobile No No No  
Palm OS No No    
Programming Language C# Python and wxPython phyton  
Common FeaturesThe Spellcatcher Detailsjuice DetailsSynclosure DetailsFireAnt Details
Search none local   web
Notifications no "you've got podcasts" messages are sent, but you can see the feed scanning & download activity as it happens in The Spellcatcher's console window. yes, customizable    
OPML Import No Yes Yes  
OPML Export No Yes Yes Yes
Playlist Formats Feed List Format (FLF), which lists one ATOM or RSS feed's URI per line, ues '#'' character for comment lines.     M3u, PLS
OrganizeThe Spellcatcher Detailsjuice DetailsSynclosure DetailsFireAnt Details
Expiring Channels        
Archive Old Feeds The definition of "Expiring Channels" on podcatcher matrix is unclear, it is not possibli to understand what that means. The Spellcatcher never erases downloaded podcast episodes from your computer. You must delete them yourself when you are done with th configurable    
Feed ReadingThe Spellcatcher Detailsjuice DetailsSynclosure DetailsFireAnt Details
Integrated Browser No No No Yes
Plain Text No   No  
PodcatchingThe Spellcatcher Detailsjuice DetailsSynclosure DetailsFireAnt Details
Schedule Downloads Yes Yes   Yes
Resume Partial Downloads No Yes   Yes
Limit Download Size No No No Yes
ID3 Editing No   No  
SyncThe Spellcatcher Detailsjuice DetailsSynclosure DetailsFireAnt Details
Sync to iTunes No Yes No Yes
Sync to PSP No No No Yes
Sync to Mediaplayer No No No Yes
Sync to iPod   No No Yes
Integrated burning to CD No No    
MediaThe Spellcatcher Detailsjuice DetailsSynclosure DetailsFireAnt Details
MP3 download download & external playing download download
MPEG-4 download download download download
Real download download   download
Quicktime download download download download
Windows Media download download download download
DivX download download download download
Xvid download download download download
Content ProtocolsThe Spellcatcher Detailsjuice DetailsSynclosure DetailsFireAnt Details
rss 2.0 Yes Yes Yes  
atom Yes     Yes
Transport ProtocolsThe Spellcatcher Detailsjuice DetailsSynclosure DetailsFireAnt Details
http Yes Yes Yes Yes
https   Yes    
http auth No Yes    
bittorrent   Yes Yes Yes
Proxy Server   Yes Yes  
feed://   No    
podcast://   No   Yes
pcast://   No   Yes
itpc://   No   Yes
itms://   No   Yes
SupportThe Spellcatcher Detailsjuice DetailsSynclosure DetailsFireAnt Details
Support Forum No Yes No  
Mailinglists No   No Yes
Last updated2012-11-142006-05-312006-03-292006-03-29

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