Software Update: NewsLeecher 7.0 beta 11




The eleventh beta release of NewsLeecher version 7.0 became available. With this program it is possible to download from newsgroups files in a simple way. The program supports NZB files , features a SuperSearch and can automatically check for integrity and completeness downloaded files, and then unpack independently.

Version 7.0 adds include a new system to download to specific folders or to unpack, supports automatic detection of par files that have an incorrect name and makes it possible to create a filter to such files in a particular language to close. Since beta 7, the following changes and improvements have been made:

NewsLeecher v7.0 Beta 11
Updated the code signing certificate used by the NewsLeecher installer to comply with new requirements set by Microsoft. Instead of using SHA-1 for hashing code certificate, the more secure SHA-256 algorithm is now used.
Changes to the GUI for the new “Free to Use” edition of the NewsLeecher client. Added a button and a panel at the top of the main window with information on available NewsLeecher subscription packages. The new panel buttons and controls are only visible When NewsLeecher is running in non-registered fashion.
A few minor improvements here and there.
Fixed bug where the “Launch Minimized” feature sometimes Caused the splash screen to hang.
Fixed bug where the ‘Always Minimize to Tray’ feature did not work properly if used together with the ‘Launch Minimized’ feature.
NewsLeecher v7.0 Beta 10
Many smaller all-round performance code optimizations.
Fixed a couple of bugs Repair & Extract Introduced in the previous betas, during the optimization of the feature. The bug fixes are related to split sets and setting the default extract RAR folder.
Fixed bug where the global ‘Super Leech Append Search’ filter did not work properly for some users.
NewsLeecher v7.0 Beta 9
Implemented a ‘Version History’ / ‘Releases’ dialog into NewsLeecher. With the new dialog you can easily download and install any version of NewsLeecher ever released. The dialog ook Provides an easy way to browse the complete version history or NewsLeecher, version by version. The dialog can be accessed from ‘Toolbox -> Releases’ or by pressing the ‘Releases’ button located at the bottom left corner of the NewsLeecher settings dialog. Further More, the “Notify on new Beta ‘and’ Notify on the Final ‘checkboxes That Were previously located on the’ News’ tab NewsLeecher, have now relocated to the new leg ‘Releases’ dialog.
Lots of general code cleanup / optimization for better performance and lighter memory usage.
Fixed serious bug Introduced in one of the previous betas, that would make NewsLeecher memory leak When using Repair & Extract feature.
Fixed bug That would sometimes trigger a bug When importing the same NZB file into NewsLeecher multiple times in a row.
NewsLeecher v7.0 Beta 8
Optimized and simplified the Repair & Extract code.
Fixed bug That would sometimes trigger When leeching incomplete articles fetched through SuperSearch.
Fixed bug where NewsLeecher would sometimes open files with the default text file (* .txt) viewer, even though the files were associated with other applications.
Fixed bug where queued articles with missing parts, would not always finalize downloading if theywere imported into the queue from NZB files.
Fixed bug where Repair & Extract would cancel on-going RAR archive extracts, if PAR2 files were added to the Repair & Extract view at the sametime.
The “Show Article Header” feature did not work in the previous betas. Fixed.


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