The Spellcatcher vs. juice vs. Armangil vs. NewsFire vs. RSSRadio vs. ziepod

General Features The Spellcatcher juice Armangil NewsFire RSSRadio ziepod
Version
1.0.0.102
2.1
4.0
1.3
1.33
0.99 (Beta)
Last Release
2022-12-05 (today)
2.2
2016.03.07
19/02/2005
2006-02-12 (16 years ago)
Last Update here
2020-02-05 (2 years ago)
2020-02-05 (2 years ago)
2020-02-05 (2 years ago)
2020-02-05 (2 years ago)
2020-02-05 (2 years ago)
2020-02-05 (2 years ago)
Author
Ace Frahm
juicereceiver.sourceforge.net/team/index.php
Doga Armangil
Daniel Broad
URL
Free and Open Source
No
Yes
Yes
No
No
Yes
License
All Rights Reserved
GPL
MIT
lifetime license for one user
Closed Source, open API, plugin source available
License Cost/ Fee
0
0
Freeware
16,99€
Free trial or $17.49
Languages
0
0
0
1
English
0
1
English
Operating System The Spellcatcher juice Armangil NewsFire RSSRadio ziepod
Windows 98
No
No
Yes
No
Yes
No
Windows XP
Yes
Yes
Yes
No
Yes
Yes
Mac OS X
No
Yes
Yes
Yes
No
No
Linux
No
No
Yes
No
No
No
Windows Mobile
No
No
No
No
No
No
Palm OS
No
No
No
No
No
No
Programming Language
C#
Python and wxPython
Ruby
.NET
Common Features The Spellcatcher juice Armangil NewsFire RSSRadio ziepod
Search
none
local
local & web
local & web
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.
yes, customizable
no
MSN Style Popup + Chime
notifies you of updates, Notifier feed you news
OPML Import
No
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
OPML Export
No
Yes
Yes
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, smil, asx, tox, xspf
WMP, iTunes, jRiver, Direct Sync to Flashdrive, any by API
M3U, PLS
Organize The Spellcatcher juice Armangil NewsFire RSSRadio ziepod
Expiring Channels
No
No
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
configurable
yes
No
Feed Reading The Spellcatcher juice Armangil NewsFire RSSRadio ziepod
Integrated Browser
No
No
No
Yes
Yes
Yes
Plain Text
No
No
No
Yes
Yes
Yes
Podcatching The Spellcatcher juice Armangil NewsFire RSSRadio ziepod
Schedule Downloads
Yes
Yes
No
Yes
Yes
Yes
Resume Partial Downloads
No
Yes
No
Yes
Yes
No
Limit Download Size
No
No
Yes
No
Yes
No
ID3 Editing
No
No
No
No
Yes
Yes
Sync The Spellcatcher juice Armangil NewsFire RSSRadio ziepod
Sync to iTunes
No
Yes
No
Yes
Yes
Yes
Sync to PSP
No
No
No
No
No
No
Sync to Mediaplayer
No
No
Yes
No
Yes
No
Sync to iPod
No
No
No
No
No
Yes
Integrated burning to CD
No
No
No
No
No
No
Media The Spellcatcher juice Armangil NewsFire RSSRadio ziepod
MP3
download
download & external playing
download
download
download & internal playing
download
MPEG-4
download
download
download
download
download & external playing
download
Real
download
download
download
download & external playing
Quicktime
download
download
download
download
download & external playing
Windows Media
download
download
download
download & internal playing
download
DivX
download
download
download
download & external playing
Xvid
download
download
download
download & external playing
Content Protocols The Spellcatcher juice Armangil NewsFire RSSRadio ziepod
rss 2.0
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
atom
Yes
No
Yes
Yes
Yes
No
Transport Protocols The Spellcatcher juice Armangil NewsFire RSSRadio ziepod
http
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
https
No
Yes
No
No
Yes
No
http auth
No
Yes
No
No
Yes
No
bittorrent
No
Yes
Yes
No
Yes
Yes
Proxy Server
No
Yes
Yes
No
Yes
Yes
feed://
No
No
No
No
Yes
No
podcast://
No
No
No
No
No
No
pcast://
No
No
No
No
No
No
itpc://
No
No
No
No
No
No
itms://
No
No
No
No
No
No
Support The Spellcatcher juice Armangil NewsFire RSSRadio ziepod
Support Forum
No
Yes
Yes
No
Yes
No
Mailinglists
No
No
No
No
Yes
No
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