Feature Comparison

General FeaturessmartFeed Detailsjuice DetailsSynclosure DetailsFireAnt Details
Version 1.4.2159 2.1 0.4  
Last Release 19.12.2005 2.2 15.09.04 24.01.2006
Author   juicereceiver.sourceforge.net/team/index.php   Joshua Kinberg
URL smartfeed.org juicereceiver.sourceforge.net raphb.ch fireant.tv
Free and Open Source Yes Yes Yes  
License   GPL   CCPL ?
License Cost/ Fee   0    
Languages   more than 20 en en
Operating SystemsmartFeed Detailsjuice DetailsSynclosure DetailsFireAnt Details
Windows 98   No    
Windows XP No Yes Yes Yes
Mac OS X No Yes Yes Yes
Linux No No Yes  
Windows Mobile Yes No No  
Palm OS   No    
Programming Language   Python and wxPython phyton  
Common FeaturessmartFeed Detailsjuice DetailsSynclosure DetailsFireAnt Details
Search local & web local   web
Notifications   yes, customizable    
OPML Import Yes Yes Yes  
OPML Export No Yes Yes Yes
Playlist Formats       M3u, PLS
OrganizesmartFeed Detailsjuice DetailsSynclosure DetailsFireAnt Details
Expiring Channels No      
Archive Old Feeds   configurable    
Feed ReadingsmartFeed Detailsjuice DetailsSynclosure DetailsFireAnt Details
Integrated Browser No No No Yes
Plain Text No   No  
PodcatchingsmartFeed Detailsjuice DetailsSynclosure DetailsFireAnt Details
Schedule Downloads Yes Yes   Yes
Resume Partial Downloads Yes Yes   Yes
Limit Download Size No No No Yes
ID3 Editing No   No  
SyncsmartFeed Detailsjuice DetailsSynclosure DetailsFireAnt Details
Sync to iTunes Yes Yes No Yes
Sync to PSP No No No Yes
Sync to Mediaplayer   No No Yes
Sync to iPod No No No Yes
Integrated burning to CD   No    
MediasmartFeed Detailsjuice DetailsSynclosure DetailsFireAnt Details
MP3 download download & external playing download download
MPEG-4   download download download
Real   download   download
Quicktime   download download download
Windows Media   download download download
DivX   download download download
Xvid   download download download
Content ProtocolssmartFeed Detailsjuice DetailsSynclosure DetailsFireAnt Details
rss 2.0   Yes Yes  
atom Yes     Yes
Transport ProtocolssmartFeed Detailsjuice DetailsSynclosure DetailsFireAnt Details
http Yes Yes Yes Yes
https   Yes    
http auth   Yes    
bittorrent   Yes Yes Yes
Proxy Server   Yes Yes  
feed://   No    
podcast://   No   Yes
pcast://   No   Yes
itpc://   No   Yes
itms://   No   Yes
SupportsmartFeed Detailsjuice DetailsSynclosure DetailsFireAnt Details
Support Forum Yes Yes No  
Mailinglists     No Yes
Last updated2006-03-292006-05-312006-03-292006-03-29

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