Gmail

Gmail

Web site: google.com/gmail/about/
Category: Network
Subcategory: Email Clients
Platform: Android, iOS, Web browser
License: Freeware
Interface: GUI
Programing language:
First release: April 1, 2004
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Gmail – a free webmail service created and developed by Google.

Its basic functions are combining messages into “threads”, anti-spam protection, ability to create filters and categorize mail, and mark threads with “stars” and as important.

Gmail has the functionality of an e-mail client, it allows you to download mail from external servers using POP3 and IMAP and to use multiple e-mail addresses for outgoing mail. It allows offline access (integration with Gears) and a quick preview of text documents. It displays contextual ads.

Gmail is also part of Google Workspace, allowing you and your team to easily connect, create, and collaborate. You can:
• Connect with coworkers via Google Meet or Google Chat, send an invite in Calendar, add an action to your task list, and more without leaving Gmail
• Use suggested actions — like Smart Reply, Smart Compose, grammar suggestions, and nudges — to help you stay on top of work and take care of simple tasks, so you can be more efficient with your time
• Stay safe. Our machine learning models block more than 99.9% of spam, phishing, and malware from reaching our users.

NewsFire

NewsFire

Web site: newsfirex.com
Category: Network
Subcategory: RSS Readers
Platform: OS X
License: Proprietary
Interface: GUI
Programing language:
First release: 2004
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NewsFire – a freeware RSS reader created by David Watanabe for Mac OS X platform. The application supports Atom, RSS, and Podcasting.

Simple to use and packed with features, NewsFire makes it a joy to keep atop the constant flow of information on the web. It’s easy to filter and organize your news with NewsFire’s smart groups. Build your own feeds with custom rules, or drag and drop to create groups of related content.

NewsFire’s feed list, floating new items to the top with smooth animation, is an original. It looks good. It moves well. It delivers the polished Mac experience you expect.

FrostWire

FrostWire

Web site: frostwire.com
Category: Network
Subcategory: Peer2Peer Clients
Platform: Android, Linux, OS X, Windows
License: GPL
Interface: GUI
Programing language: Java
First release: September 2004
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FrostWire – an open-source BitTorrent client and a media player, started as a fork of LimeWire.

Features:
– In-App Search – Connect to many different torrent search engines as well as Cloud sources to find millions of public domain, creative commons and free downloadable files. See the search results within the app itself – not in the browser.
– Preview & Play while you download – Stream files from the cloud before you download. Start playing the BitTorrent media downloads way before transfers are complete.
– Download Only The Files You Want – Download any file with just one click – select a single file from a torrent or download the entire torrent package.
– Media Player & Library – Easily access, browse and play all your media in one place. Create playlists and listen to your music in a car using the built-in gesture-based audio player for Android.
– Localized for 20+ languages.
– Multiplatform: Android, Windows, Mac, Linux.

BitLord

BitLord

Web site: bitlord.com
Category: Network
Subcategory: Peer2Peer Clients
Platform: Android, OS X, Windows
License: Proprietary, Freeware
Interface: GUI
Programing language:
First release: 2004
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BitLord – a powerful bittorrent client with a built in video player. Stream video and audio torrents (almost) instantly. No need to download the whole torrent. Send the video to your Chromecast – even while streaming (requires a good connection).

Features:
– Download any type of file from torrents
– Stream video and audio torrents
– Clean Material user interface
– Use on Android phone or tablet
– Share files with others
– Integrated player that plays most formats
– Subtitle support
– Wi-Fi-only mode is enabled by default
– Choose what files in torrent to download
– Choose your file download location
– Player remembers playback position

Yummy FTP

Yummy FTP

Web site: yummysoftware.com (not active)
Category: Network
Subcategory: File Transfer
Platform: OS X
License: Proprietary
Interface: GUI
Programing language: <
First release: 2004

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Yummy FTP – a FTP/SFTP/WebDAV client with auto-reconnect & resume, sync, scheduling, remote editing.

It was designed to deliver speedy and trouble-free file transfers, using a highly tuned multi-connection file transfer engine, coupled with an intelligent recovery system, to automatically handle most file transfer issues, so you don’t have to! This is complimented by an elegant, easy to use dual pane user interface and an impressive feature set, with many unique and useful capabilities waiting to be discovered.

The application was under development between 2004 and 2018, the last version 2.0.5 was released in March 17, 2018.

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FireFTP

FireFTP

Web site: fireftp.net
Category: Network
Subcategory: File Transfer
Platform: Linux, OS X, UNIX-like, Windows
License: Mozilla Public License Version 1.1
Interface: GUI
Programing language:
First release: March 2004

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FireFTP – a free, secure, cross-platform FTP/SFTP client for Waterfox (previously for Firefox) which provides easy and intuitive access to FTP/SFTP servers.

Features:
– Cross-platform: Works on Windows, Mac OS X, Linux
– Secure: SSL/TLS/SFTP support, same encryption used with online banking and shopping
– Synchronization: Keep directories in sync while navigating
– Directory Comparison: Compare directory content (compares subdirectories too!)
– International: Available in over 20 languages
– Character Set Support: UTF8 and just about any other character encoding supported
– Automatic reconnect and resuming of transfers
– Search/Filtering
– Integrity Checks of transfers (XMD5, XSHA1)
– Export/Import accounts
– Remote Editing
– File Hashing: Generate hashes of files (MD5, various SHA’s)
– Drag & Drop
– File Compression: Using MODE Z
– Timestamp Synchronization
– Proxy support
– FXP support
– Advanced properties (CHMOD, recursive CHMOD, thumbnails)
– IPv6 support
– Open Source

The project founder is Mime Čuvalo.

Allway Sync

Allway Sync

Web site: allwaysync.com
Category: Network
Subcategory: File Backup and Sync
Platform: Windows
License: Freemium
Interface: GUI
Programing language:
First release: 2004

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Allway Sync – a free sync application developed by a company Botkind, Inc., and available for Windows users.

Allway Sync uses innovative synchronization algorithms to synchronize your data between desktop PCs, laptops, USB drives, remote FTP/SFTP and WebDAV servers, various online data storages and more. Data compression and encryption are supported. It combines bulletproof reliability with extremely easy-to-use interface. Allway Sync also can synchronize your PC data with a Mac via Sync Gateway.

Main features:
– Sync data between your desktop PCs, laptops, tablets and more
– File modifications and deletions are tracked in a local database, so Allway Sync knows the true history of your files
– Generates a full report of differences between synchronization folders
– Supports any file system (FAT, NTFS, SAMBA, Netware, X-Drive and more)
– Capable of synchronizing more than two folders
– Performs true bi-directional and n-way file and folder synchronization
– Innovative, proprietary algorithms do not rely on the accuracy of the system clock or network connection quality
– Detects when folders are removed from one device and removes them from any other corresponding synchronization targets
– Backups and restores files if you run Allway Sync in one-way synchronization mode
– Synchronize data between your desktop PCs and laptops over a network
– Transfer documents from one computer to another using an intermediate removable drive
– Supports files of any size that is supported by source and destination file system

FlashGot

FlashGot

Web site: flashgot.net
Category: Network
Subcategory: Download Managers
Platform: Cross-Platform
License: GPL
Interface: GUI
Programing language:
First release: 2004

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FlashGot – a free add-on for Firefox and Thunderbird, meant to handle single and massive (“all” and “selection”) downloads with several external Download Managers. FlashGot turns every supported download manager into a download manager for Firefox, forked browsers like Palemoon and Waterfox are also supported.

It supports following download managers:
– Windows: BitComet, Download Accelerator Plus, DownloadStudio, FlareGet, FlashGet, Free Download Manager, Fresh Download, GetRight, GigaGet, HiDownload, iGetter, InstantGet, Internet Download Accelerator, Internet Download Manager, JDownloader, LeechGet, Mass Downloader, Net Transport, NetXfer (Net Transport 2), NetAnts, Orbit, pyLoad, ReGet, Retriever, Star Downloader, Thunder (Chinese only popular product), TrueDownloader and Ukrainian Download Master [Russian language only] ), uGet, WellGet, wxDFast Xtreme Download Manager
– Linux / FreeBSD / other Unix-like OSes: Aria, Axel Download Accelerator, cURL, Downloader 4 X, FatRat, GNOME Gwget, FatRat, JDownloader, KDE KGet, pyLoad, SteadyFlow, uGet, wxDFast, Xtreme Download Manager
– Mac OS X: Folx, iGetter, JDownloader Leech, Progressive Downloader, Speed Download and wxDFast

The project developer is Giorgio Maone.

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DownThemAll!

DownThemAll!

Web site: www.downthemall.net
Category: Network
Subcategory: Download Managers
Platform: Cross-Platform
License: GPL
Interface: GUI
Programing language: JavaScript
First release: August 13, 2004

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DownThemAll! – a powerful yet easy-to-use Mozilla Firefox extension that adds new advanced download capabilities to your browser.
DownThemAll lets you download all the links or images contained in a webpage and much more: you can refine your downloads by fully customizable criteria to get only what you really want.

DownThemAll is all you can desire from a download manager: it features an advanced accelerator that increases speed up to 400%, it allows you to pause and resume downloads at any time and, last but not least, it’s fully integrated into your favorite browser!

Features:
– Complete integration with Mozilla Firefox – You can easily access DownThemAll from the context menu, by right-clicking on any webpage
– The dTa ‘Select links’ window lists every single link, image or embed object contained in a webpage
– dTaOneClick downloads the files of a page using the last filters and the last renaming mask you set
– Selecting the files you want to download can be even faster, once you’ve set your personal inclusive filters
– All files downloaded by dTa can be easily auto-renamed according to your personal needs
– Increase your download speed up to 400% – DownThemAll features a smart download technique called ‘multipart download’
– DownThemAll can pause and restart downloads at any time, without losing data
– And much more

DownThemAll! stopped working with the release of Firefox Quantum (Version 57), due to changes in the API.

The project developers are Federico Parodi, Stefano Verna and Nils Maier.

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Colloquy

Colloquy

Web site: colloquy.app
Category: Network
Subcategory: IRC Clients
Platform: iOS, OS X
License: GPL, BSD
Interface: GUI
Programing language: Objective-C
First release: 2004

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Colloquy – an advanced IRC, SILC & ICB client which aims to fill this void. By adhering to Mac OS X interface conventions, Colloquy has the look and feel of a quality Mac application.

Colloquy supports a variety of different text modifications. One text manipulation supported by Colloquy is the use of colors as used by mIRC; with the primary colors being: White, Black, Navy, Forest, Red, Maroon, Purple, Orange, Yellow, Green, Teal, Cyan, Blue, Magenta, Grey, and Ash. Additionally, Colloquy supports formatting text with underlining, italics, bold, and outline.

Colloquy supports scripting in languages such as AppleScript, F-Script, JavaScript, Objective-C and Python. Colloquy shows changes such as mode changes, ban sets, etc. in a human-readable format, rather than showing raw modes.

The application can be extended with plug-ins, and it also works with AppleScript.