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
Rating:  star  star  star  star

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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.info/
Category: Network
Subcategory: IRC Clients
Platform: iOS, OS X
License: GPL, BSD
Interface: GUI
Programing language: Objective-C
First release: 2004
Rating:  star  star  star

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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.

Snownews

Snownews

Web site: github.com/kouya/snownews
Category: Network
Subcategory: RSS Readers
Platform: BSD, Cygwin, Linux, OS X, Solaris, UNIX-like
License: GPL
Interface: Ncurses
Programing language: ?
First release: 2004 ?
Rating:  star  star

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Snownews – a command-line RSS feed reader. It is designed to be simple and lightweight, and integrates well with other command-line tools, for both generating and filtering the feeds it reads. Snownews runs on almost anything Unix (and will even build with Cygwin).

Features:
– Runs on Linux, BSD, OS X (Darwin), Solaris and probably many more Unices. Yes, even works under Cygwin
– Fast and very resource friendly
– Builtin HTTP client will follow server redirects and update feed URLs that point to permanent redirects (301) automatically
– Understands “Not-Modified” (304) server replies and handles gzip compression
– Uses local cache for minimal network traffic
– Supports HTTP proxy
– Supports HTTP authentication (basic and digest methods)
– Supports cookies
– A help menu available throughout the program
– Few dependencies on external libraries; ncurses and libxml2
– Import feature for OPML subscription lists
– Fully customizable key bindings of all program functions
– Type Ahead Find for quick and easy navigation
– Color support
– Extensible via plugins
– Feed categories and many other useful features

Main program code and maintainer is Oliver Feiler.
The latest version of Snownews 1.5.12 was released in 2009.

Avant Browser

Avant

Web site: avantbrowser.com
Category: Network
Subcategory: Web Browsers
Platform: Windows
License: Freeware
Interface: GUI
Programing language: ?
First release: January 30, 2004
Rating:  star  star  star

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Avant Browser – an ultra-fast web browser. Its user-friendly interface brings a new level of clarity and efficiency to your browsing experience, and frequent upgrades have steadily improved its reliability.

The browser is offered in two versions: Lite and Ultimate.
The Lite version features the Trident layout engine (built into Windows), but the Ultimate has t3 engines: the Trident, Gecko (used by Mozilla Firefox) and Google Chrome.

Features:
– No ADs, No Malwares
– Multi-Processing
– Low Memory Usage
– Video Sniffer
– Download Accelerator
– Split View
– Detached Always on Top Browser Window
– Private Browsing
– Anti-Freezing
– Web Form Auto-Filler
– Online Bookmarks
– Mouse Gestures
– AD/Popup Blocker
– Full Screen Mode and Alternative Full Desktop Mode
– Flash Animation Filter
– RSS Reader
– Multi-Document Interface

The project developer is a Chinese programmer Anderson Che.

Blam

Blam

Web site: blam.relatitude.org
Category: Network
Subcategory: RSS Readers
Platform: Linux, UNIX-like
License: GPL
Interface: GUI
Programing language: C
First release: January 12, 2004
Rating:  star  star  star

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Blam – a RSS aggregator written in C using Mono, GTK and a and full of simplified RSS and Atom libraries.

Blam is an RSS reader for the GNOME desktop that helps you keep track of the growing number of news feeds distributed as RSS. You can subscribe to any number of feeds, print the entries you like, and have the feeds updated at regular intervals.

Features:
– User friendly and a simple UI.
– Supports RSS and Atom feeds.
– Add/Remove or Edit current channels.
– Create feed Groups.
– Change update intervals manually.
– Built in themes.
– Mark as read or “unread” later.
– Export/Import the feed URLs.
– Refresh the list manually.
– Send to print.

The project developer is Janet Casey.

The latest version of Blam 1.8.12 was released in 2013.

Yarssr

Yarssr

Web site: yarssr.sourceforge.net
Category: Network
Subcategory: RSS Readers
Platform: Linux
License: GPL
Interface: GUI
Programing language: Perl
First release: March 3, 2004
Rating:  star  star

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Yarssr (Yet Another RSS Reader) – an RSS aggregator and reader that displays its results in the GNOME notification area. To view the contents of the feed just click the menu-item and it will launch in your favorite browser. It is written in Perl and uses gtk2-perl for it’s interface.

The latest version was released in 2005.

CTorrent

CTorrent

Web site: ctorrent.sourceforge.net
Category: Network
Subcategory: p2p clients
Platform: BSD, Linux, OS X
License: GPL
Interface: CLI
Programing language: C++
First release: 2004 ?
Rating:  star  star

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CTorrent – a BitTorrent Client program written in C/C++ for FreeBSD and Linux. Fast and small are CTorrent’s two strengths.

Currently, it can be run on most Linux, FreeBSD and Mac OS distributions. The CTorrent project was finished in 2004 by its author YuHong. Since then, a set of extensions has been created for the original client and was named Enhanced CTorrent.

UC Browser

UC Browser

Web site: www.ucweb.com
Category: Network
Subcategory: Web Browsers
Platform: Android, aPad, Blackberry, iOS, Java, Symbian, Windows
License: Freeware
Interface: GUI
Programing language: J2ME
First release: 2004
Rating:  star  star  star  star

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UC Browser – a free web browser for smartphone devices with fast download, data saving, ad-block functionality, and helps you access music, video, cricket information with smooth experience. Customized cricket feature is available on UC Browser. You can also check your train status, train ticket booking, seat availability, and other train enquiry on UC Browser.

The browser uses the data acceleration and compression technology. It uses proxy servers to compress and render web page data before sending it to users. This process speeds up the loading of websites. The browser can adapt to certain network environments and support the download of many files. In addition, the UC browser has HTML5 applications and cloud synchronization features. It has a “quick download” function, which increases the download speed using the multi-threading technique.

UC Browser is developed by the Chinese mobile Internet company UCWeb, which is in turn owned by the Alibaba Group.

BitTornado

BitTornado

Web site: www.bittornado.com
Category: Network
Subcategory: Peer2Peer Clients
Platform: BSD, Linux, OS X, Windows
License: MIT
Interface: GUI
Programing language: Python
First release: March 13, 2004
Rating:  star  star  star

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BitTornado – a bittorrent client built on the original BitTorrent client from BitTorrent Inc. The BitTornado-GUI in a graphical interface to the BitTornado bittorrent client. This client features a GUI interface, lots of features, and is one of the original bittorrent clients created.

The BitTormado GUI features:
– upload/download speed limitation
– prioritised downloading when downloading batches (several files)
– detailed information about connections to other peers
– encryption (PE/MSE) support (with the recommended python-crypto)
– console mode for running from scripts
– curses mode for running interactively
– tracker for the distribution of files

The project developer is John Hoffman.