Software Update: NZBget 17.0




Version 17.0 of NZBget is released. This program files from Usenet can be downloaded. The program is similar to SABnzbd . It can automatically repair files among other par files and has a built-in web interface. The open source application is available for Windows, MacOS and Linux. The changelog for this release can be found below.

Changes in NZBget version 17.0:
reworked the full source code base to utilize modern C ++ features ( # 88 ):
with the main motivation to make the code nicer and more fun to work with;
to compile from source NZBget a compiler supporting C ++ 14 is required, see Prerequisites for C ++ compiler ;
most users do not have to compile On Their own and can use official installers offered on download page;
for a detailed list of changes see internal milestone Modern C ++ ;
now offering an official installer for FreeBSD ( # 124 ):
automatic installation;
built-in update via web interface;
Currently supporting only x86_64 CPU architecture;
Full support for Unicode and extra long file paths (more than 260 characters) on Windows-including ( # 136 , # 127 , # 91 ):
Par verifcation and -repair;
par-rename (deobfuscation);
added download volume quota management ( # 99 ):
New options Monthly Quota, QuotaStartDay, Daily Quota;
downloading is suspended When the quota is automatically resumed and Reached When the next billing period starts (month or day);
new fields in RPC method Status: MonthSizeLo, MonthSizeHi, MonthSizeMB, DaySizeLo, DaySizeHi, DaySizeMB, QuotaReached. MonthSizes are related to current billing month option QuotaStartDay taking into account;
download volume for “this month” shown in web interface statistics dialog shows data for current billing month (taking into account QuotaStartDay option);
remaining time is shown in orange When the quota is Reached;
dialog “statistics and status” may show extra row “Download quota: reached”;
New functions Retry failed articles in history ( # 205 ):
failed downloads can now be tried again but in contrast to command “Download again” only failed articles are downloaded Whereas successfully downloaded pieces are reused;
new command HistoryRetryFailed or RPC method edit queue;
New subcommand F or command line switch -E / – edit for history;
reworked behavior regarding etc. deleting already downloaded files When deleting downloads from queue ( # 224 ):
in order to better work together with The New Retry failed articles-feature;
Delete Disk Cleanup option removed;
Delete downloads in the confirmation dialog now-allowing user to decide if the already downloaded files must be deleted or not;
Health Check option extended with new possible value Park; Health check now offers:
Delete – to move into download history and delete already downloaded files;
Park – to move into download history and keep already downloaded files;
remote command Group Delete now always delete already downloaded files;
new remote command Group Park Delete keeps already downloaded files;
New subcommand DP or console command –edit / -E to delete from download queue and keep already downloaded files;
added support for SNI TLS / SSL ( # 223 );
built-in web server can now use certificate chain files through option Secure Cert, When compiled using OpenSSL ( # 110 );
better error reporting When using GnuTLS ( # 120 );
New Shell Override option allows to configure path to python, bash, etc .; useful on systems with non-standard paths; Eliminating the need to change shebang for every script; ook makes it possible to put scripts on non-exec filesystems ( # 107 );
reduced disk fragmentation in direct write mode on Windows; this Improves unpack speed ( # 195 );
news servers can now be configured as optional; marking server as optional tells NZBget to ignore this server if a connection to this server can not be established ( # 155 );
added several at settings to change behavior or web interface, new section WEB INTERFACE on settings page ( # 206 );
showing various status info in the browser window title ( # 197 ):
number of downloads, current speed, remaining time, pause state;
new option Window Title;
added support for tvdbid tvmazeid and rss feeds ( # 132 );
added button to save NZB log into a file directly from web-ui ( # 108 );
queue scripts can now change destination after download is completed and before unpack ( # 162 );
queue scripts save messages into NZB-log ( # 163 );
new script queue event NZB_MARKED; new env var NZBNA_MARKSTATUS is passed to queue scripts ( # 225 );
showing number of selected items in the confirmation box When deleting or performing other actions on multiple items in the web interface ( # 98 );
allo wing character “=” to dupe badges ( # 97 );
par-check does not ignore files from option ExtCleanupDisk anymore; only files listed in option ParIgnoreExt are ignored ( # 147 );
printing low-level messages from par2 module (axis DETAIL) ( # 161 );
scriptdir option now accepts multiple directories ( # 181 );
hidden files and directories are now ignored by the scanner or incoming NZB directory ( # 141 );
improved error reporting on DNS lookup errors ( # 146 );
improved POSIX configure script – now using pkg-config for all required libraries ( # 192 );
improved Windows installer – scripts are now installed into a subdirectory of default “MainDir” (C: \ Program Data \ NZBget \ scripts) INSTEAD OF program’s directory ( # 145 );
separated state disk files for queue and history for better performance ( # 207 );
automatically removing orphaned state disk files from QueueDir ( # 121 );
improved or replacing invalid characters in file names in certainement cases ( # 209 );
added support for file names with reserved words on Windows ( # 210 );
improved tray icon (Windows) to look better on a dark background ( # 66 );
Feed scripts are now expected to return exit codes ( # 203 );
Fixed: splitted files were not always joined ( # 201 );
path to original queued NZB file is now passed to scripts ( # 231 );
option FeedX.Interval moved upwards ( # 230 );
Fixed check for reserved characters in file names (Windows) ( # 227 );
Fixed: wrong encoding in file names or downloaded files ( # 137 );
Fixed: queue scripts not called for failed URLs if the scripts were set in category’s option PostScript ( # 171 );
Fixed: Crash When executing command –printconfig ( # 174 );
Fixed: error messages When trying to delete intermediate directory on Windows ( # 180 );
Fixed: web ui dont load in Chrome on iOS ( # 178 );
Corrections text in Web interface ( # 236 );
updated option descriptions ( # 158 , # 212 , # 217 , # 218 ).


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