Feature Comparison

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

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