NewsFire vs. The Spellcatcher vs. RSSRadio vs. Armangil

General Features NewsFire The Spellcatcher RSSRadio Armangil
Version
1.3
1.0.0.102
1.33
4.0
Last Release
2024-04-13 (1 day ago)
19/02/2005
2016.03.07
Last Update here
2020-02-05 (4 years ago)
2020-02-05 (4 years ago)
2020-02-05 (4 years ago)
2020-02-05 (4 years ago)
Author
Ace Frahm
Daniel Broad
Doga Armangil
URL
Free and Open Source
No
No
No
Yes
License
lifetime license for one user
All Rights Reserved
Closed Source, open API, plugin source available
MIT
License Cost/ Fee
16,99€
0
Free trial or $17.49
Freeware
Languages
1
English
0
0
0
Operating System NewsFire The Spellcatcher RSSRadio Armangil
Windows 98
No
No
Yes
Yes
Windows XP
No
Yes
Yes
Yes
Mac OS X
Yes
No
No
Yes
Linux
No
No
No
Yes
Windows Mobile
No
No
No
No
Palm OS
No
No
No
No
Programming Language
C#
.NET
Ruby
Common Features NewsFire The Spellcatcher RSSRadio Armangil
Search
local & web
none
local & web
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.
MSN Style Popup + Chime
no
OPML Import
Yes
No
Yes
Yes
OPML Export
Yes
No
Yes
Yes
Playlist Formats
Feed List Format (FLF), which lists one ATOM or RSS feed's URI per line, ues '#'' character for comment lines.
WMP, iTunes, jRiver, Direct Sync to Flashdrive, any by API
m3u, pls, smil, asx, tox, xspf
Organize NewsFire The Spellcatcher RSSRadio Armangil
Expiring Channels
No
No
No
No
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
No
yes
Feed Reading NewsFire The Spellcatcher RSSRadio Armangil
Integrated Browser
Yes
No
Yes
No
Plain Text
Yes
No
Yes
No
Podcatching NewsFire The Spellcatcher RSSRadio Armangil
Schedule Downloads
Yes
Yes
Yes
No
Resume Partial Downloads
Yes
No
Yes
No
Limit Download Size
No
No
Yes
Yes
ID3 Editing
No
No
Yes
No
Sync NewsFire The Spellcatcher RSSRadio Armangil
Sync to iTunes
Yes
No
Yes
No
Sync to PSP
No
No
No
No
Sync to Mediaplayer
No
No
Yes
Yes
Sync to iPod
No
No
No
No
Integrated burning to CD
No
No
No
No
Media NewsFire The Spellcatcher RSSRadio Armangil
MP3
download
download
download & internal playing
download
MPEG-4
download
download
download & external playing
download
Real
download
download & external playing
download
Quicktime
download
download
download & external playing
download
Windows Media
download
download & internal playing
download
DivX
download
download & external playing
download
Xvid
download
download & external playing
download
Content Protocols NewsFire The Spellcatcher RSSRadio Armangil
rss 2.0
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
atom
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Transport Protocols NewsFire The Spellcatcher RSSRadio Armangil
http
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
https
No
No
Yes
No
http auth
No
No
Yes
No
bittorrent
No
No
Yes
Yes
Proxy Server
No
No
Yes
Yes
feed://
No
No
Yes
No
podcast://
No
No
No
No
pcast://
No
No
No
No
itpc://
No
No
No
No
itms://
No
No
No
No
Support NewsFire The Spellcatcher RSSRadio Armangil
Support Forum
No
No
Yes
Yes
Mailinglists
No
No
Yes
No
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