tnftp

tnftp

Web site:
Category: Network
Subcategory: File Transfer
Platform: UNIX-like
License: BSD
Interface: CLI
Programing language: ?
First release: March 1999
Rating:  star  star

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tnftp – enhanced ftp client.

The enhancements over the standard ftp client in 4.4BSD include:
* command-line editing within ftp
* command-line fetching of URLS, including support for:
– http proxies (c.f: $http_proxy, $ftp_proxy)
– authentication
* context sensitive command and filename completion
* dynamic progress bar
* IPv6 support (from the WIDE project)
* modification time preservation
* paging of local and remote files, and of directory listings (c.f: `lpage’, `page’, `pdir’)
* passive mode support, with fallback to active mode
* `set option’ override of ftp environment variables
* TIS Firewall Toolkit gate ftp proxy support (c.f: `gate’)
* transfer-rate throttling (c.f: `-T’, `rate’)

The project developer is Luke Mewburn.

i.Scribe

i.Scribe

Web site: memecode.com/scribe.php
Category: Network
Subcategory: Email Clients
Platform: Linux, OS X, Windows
License: Fremium
Interface: GUI
Programing language: ?
First release: 1999
Rating:  star  star  star

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i.Scribe – a small portable email client with an integrated contact database and calendar.

It supports all the major internet mail protocols and uses international standards where possible. Scribe doesn’t required installing or uninstalled and can be used from a removable drive without reconfiguration. It comes with a bayesian spam filter and translations to many different languages. Updates are published regularly to respond to problems and to add features.

Because Scribe runs on Windows and Mac you can take your mail with you when you change operating system. And don’t worry about viruses, Scribe protects you from the usual security holes in other email clients with it’s own virus safe HTML control and executable attachment protection

Features:
– Free or Commercial Email Client
– Spam Filter
– Small & fast
– Cross-platform: Windows, OS X & Linux
– Multi-language
– Supports POP3/SMTP/IMAP
– SSL Support
– Spam Filter
– Address Book
– Calendar
– Email Identities
– Email Identities
– MAPI Export

InScribe is a paid, enlarged version of the i.Scribe with more features built in.

FlashGet

FlashGet

Web site: www.flashget.com
Category: Network
Subcategory: Download Managers
Platform: Windows
License: Freeware
Interface: GUI
Programing language: ?
First release: July 20, 1999
Rating:  star  star  star

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FlashGet (previously: JetCar) – a freeware download manager created for MS Windows operating system, and developed byAmaze Software, Inc., and then later by Trend Media Co. Ltd. FlashGet can be integrated with web browsers such as Avant Browser, Google Chrome, Internet Explorer, Opera, Netscape, Mozilla, Mozilla Firefox, Maxthon and SeaMonkey.

Features:
– Optimize the system resource
– Call anti-virus automatically
– Increase the download speed and stability
– Support HTTP,FTP,BT,eMule and other various protocols
– Powerful files management

The latest version of FlashGet 3.7.0 was released in 2013.

Internet Download Manager

Internet Download Manager

Web site: internetdownloadmanager.com
Category: Network
Subcategory: Microblog Clients
Platform: Windows
License: Shareware
Interface: GUI
Programing language: C++
First release: May 1999 ?
Rating:  star  star  star  star

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Internet Download Manager – a tool to increase download speeds by up to 5 times, resume and schedule downloads. Comprehensive error recovery and resume capability will restart broken or interrupted downloads due to lost connections, network problems, computer shutdowns, or unexpected power outages.

Unlike other similar applications, Internet Download Manager segments downloaded files dynamically during download process and reuses available connections without additional connect and login stages to achieve best acceleration performance.

Internet Download Manager supports proxy servers, ftp and http protocols, firewalls, redirects, cookies, authorization, audio and video content processing. IDM integrates seamlessly into Microsoft Internet Explorer, Netscape, MSN Explorer, AOL, Opera, Mozilla, Mozilla Firefox, Mozilla Firebird, Avant Browser, MyIE2, and all other popular browsers to automatically handle your downloads. You can also drag and drop files, or use Internet Download Manager from command line.

Other features include multilingual support, zip preview, download categories, scheduler pro, sounds on different events, HTTPS support, queue processor, html help and tutorial, enhanced virus protection on download completion, progressive downloading with quotas (useful for connections that use some kind of fair access policy or FAP like Direcway, Direct PC, Hughes, etc.), built-in download accelerator, and many others.

The freeware version is a 30 days trail.
The application is developed by a company Tonec Inc.

iCab

iCab

Web site: www.icab.de
Category: Network
Subcategory: Web Browsers
Platform: OS X
License: Shareware
Interface: GUI
Programing language: ?
First release: February 19, 1999
Rating:  star  star  star

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iCab – an alternative web browser for the Apple Mac with numerous useful features not found in other browsers.

In the past, the application was equipped with its own rendering engine for displaying web pages. The original version was created on the TOS platform (Atari ST) and was called Crystal Atari Browser, so now, after transferring the application to the Mac OS platform, it is called “iCAB”.

Main features:
– Filtering advertising banners and much more – iCab can block undesirable content, like ads and pop-up windows.
– Kiosk mode – iCab will cover the whole screen and all other applications are blocked.
– Download manager – Files and even whole web pages can be downloaded to access the content off-line at your convenience, without having to go online again.
– Source code manager – iCab can display the source code of a page itself or open it in an Text Editor.
– Windows and tabs – you can easily decide if a link or bookmark is opened in a new window or tab, in the background or foreground.
– HTML pages can be stored in a compact ZIP-file, including all images of the page.
– iCab can warn the user when visiting sites known for Malware or Phishing.
– It is highly configurable.

iCab is shareware and costs $10 / 10 EUR, but it can be also used for free with a small limitation.

The project developer is Alexander Clauss.

IncrediMail

IncrediMail

Web site: www.incredimail.com
Category: Network
Subcategory: E-mail Clinets
Platform: Windows
License: Adware, Freeware
Interface: GUI
Programing language: ?
First release: 1999
Rating:  star  star  star  star  star

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IncrediMail – a free email program that manages all your email messages, communication, contacts details, and email transactions. IncrediMail is all about having fun with your email.

IncrediMail, in contrast to many other e-mail clients, offers special features such as: adding backgrounds, emoticons, e-cards, sounds, animations, and 3D effects. Also, the program offers so-called detectors, which appears when new e-mails have been received. They may look like a butler, animals or smileys, some are just phrases or sounds, many are animated. IncrediMail also offers automatic blocking of images and the creation of message rules.

IncrediMail main features:
– choose from 100’s of amazing email backgrounds
– add fun emoticons and animations to your emails
– bring your emails to life with animated 3D effect
– be notified of incoming emails by special animated characters
– manage all your emails from different accounts (like Yahoo and Gmail) in one place

IncrediMail (now: Perion) company was founded in 1999 by Yaron and Ofer Adler.

Irssi

Irssi

Web site: irssi.org
Category: Network
Subcategory: IRC Clients
Platform: BSD, Linux, OS X, Solaris, UNIX-like, Windows
License: GPL
Interface: CLI
Programing language: C
First release: January 1999
Rating:  star  star

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Irssi – a multiplatform, a text based IRC client written in the C programming language.

Irssi is multi-protocol friendly for module authors and shipped-by-default Perl scripting with a wide range of available extensions. Integrates into the UNIX stack: Your window manager, your terminal emulator, your remote connection, your terminal multiplexer, your IRC bouncer, your IRC adapter.

Irssi is free software licensed under the GPLv2, available for Linux, BSD, Solaris, Apple, Cygwin, Windows…

The project was founded by Timo Sirainen.

KVIrc

KVIrc

Web site: www.kvirc.net
Category: Network
Subcategory: IRC Clients
Platform: BSD, Linux, OS X, UNIX-like, Windows
License: GPL
Interface: GUI
Programing language: C++
First release: 1999
Rating:  star  star  star  star  star

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KVIrc – a free and open source, portable IRC client based on the Qt GUI toolkit. KVirc is being written by Szymon Stefanek and the KVIrc Development Team with the contribution of many IRC addicted developers around the world.

The KVIrc lets you send and recive information with with your IRC server. KVIrc also filters and provides an user-friendly interface for the communication protocol. KVIrc contains a scripting language that allows you to implement automated reactions to the network events. The scripting language allows you to enchance the KVIrc’s interface and to handle special IRC network features that KVIrc itself is not aware of.

The main features of KVIrc are:
– Floatable windows
– Built-in help browser
– Themes support (all configurable by GUI or scripting)
– Pseudo-transparency support (up to the desktop on KDE)
– Drag & Drop toolbar editing
– Activity Notifier Pop-Up
– Status bar with Applet support
– Unread text mark
– 14 Languages Translations
– Proxy support (SOCKSv4, SOCKSv5, HTTP)
– Full IPv6 support (also for DCC transfers)
– SSL support (also over IPv6)
– Micryption support
– Modular architecture: unfrequently used features reside in external modules and are loaded only when necessary
– Extensibility: a huge API for writing extension modules
– UNICODE support
– Multi-server connection
– Notify lists
– Ignore lists
– Registered users database
– Lag meter
– Configurable logging
– Standard DCC CHAT and SEND (with resume) support
– Extended DCC types: VOICE, RSEND, GET, RECV
– DCC CHAT over SSL
– DCC bandwidth limit (ability to set it “on the fly”)
– Built-in scripting language interpreter

XChat

XChat

Web site: xchat.org
Category: Network
Subcategory: IRC Clients
Platform: BSD, Linux, OS X, UNIX-like, Windows
License: Proprietary (for Windows), GPL (for others)
Interface: GUI, CLI
Programing language: C
First release: June 29, 1999
Status: Not Active
Rating:  star  star  star  star  star

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XChat – an IRC chat program for both Linux and Windows. It allows you to join multiple IRC channels (chat rooms) at the same time, talk publicly, private one-on-one conversations etc. Even file transfers are possible.

It has a look and feel similar to AmIRC for the Amiga. Special features include the mIRC extension DCC RESUME and mIRC color, multiple server/channel windows, dialog windows, and a plugin API.

It is possible to write Plugins in C/C++ or scripts in many languages. XChat tends to come with Perl, Python and TCL plugins available but this depends on where you downloaded XChat from or which Linux distribution it came with. The other languages may require installation of a plugin.

The latest version of XChat was released in 2010 so the application is NOT under development.
There is an active fork of XChat called HexChat.

The project developers are: Peter Železný (zed) & Brian Evans (LifeIsPain).

Dillo

Dillo

Web site: www.dillo.org
Category: Network
Subcategory: Web browsers
Platform: BSD, FreeDOS, Linux, OS X
License: GPL
Interface: GUI
Programing language: C, C++
First release: December, 1999
Rating:  star  star

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Dillo – a multi-platform, open source graphical web browser known for its speed and small footprint. It is written in C and C++ and based on FLTK, the Fast Light Toolkit. It supports only plain HTML/XHTML (with CSS rendering) and images over HTTP; scripting is ignored entirely.

Features: bookmarks, tabbed browsing, support for JPEG, PNG (including alpha transparency), GIF images, partial support for CSS. Settings such as the default fonts, background color, downloads folder, and home page are customizable through configuration files. Cookies are supported but disabled by default due to privacy concerns. Dillo automatically clears cache to improve both privacy and performance.

Dillo does not support JavaScript, Java, Flash, right-to-left text, or complex text layout.

The project founder is Jorge Arellano Cid.