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    December 18, 2014

    Version 6.55 Production Release...

    We have released version 6.55 as the official production version. The most significant change is a fix to a potential crash problem that can occur while processing headers. You can download it from the Newsbin Download Page.

    Version 6.60 will be entering beta testing soon. The next big feature will be SickBeard integration.

    Newsbin Pro downloads files from Usenet Newsgroups as fast as your internet connection will allow.

    Try an anonymous 10 Day Free Trial or sign up for an Extended Trial Key good for 15 days including access to our Usenet Search service.

    A key to Newsbin costs as little as $20 with free upgrades for life! If you purchase one year of our Usenet Search Service for $30, the key is free.

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Newsbin 6.60 Beta 3, January 26, 2015

The 32 and 64 bit versions are in the same installer. Download
NOTE: Clear your Download List before installing. More info below.

New
Features

  • All SSL connections are now TLS 1.0 instead of SSLv3. Drops back to SSL if the news server doesn't support TLS
  • Now supports SickBeard/SickRage. Go under the Options menu and look for "Remote NZB Source Settings".
    Instructions are in the Newsbin Forums
  • New Watch list interface.
  • Simplified Filter Configuration Screen.
  • Download List and Files List now perform a paged loading. It does not load the entire list from the DB, only what is needed to display.
  • Improved AutoPAR functionality, better repair capabilities.
    - A second retry will trigger a PAR to download to keep things going.
    - If 98% of files have downloaded, and PAR2 files exist, the first retry will trigger assembly.
    - If Newsbin retries with less than 98% of files already downloaded, it will continue retrying until 90% of files are downloaded.
  • NOTE:
    The database that tracks the Download List has changed! Anything prior to 6.60 Beta 1 is not compatible!
    It is recommended that you clear your current download list before trying the beta.

Changes in
this Version

Version 6.60 Beta 3 Build 3755, January 26, 2015

  • Installer includes the multi-core par repair DLL again.
  • Fixed issue where registration wouldn't work in some cases
  • Fixed issue with auto-shutdown happening prematurely.
  • Fixed issue where the Clear button in scripts wouldn't clear the script.
  • Fixed issue when using the delete key to delete files from the Files list was also deleting from disk. Now just deletes from the list. Use shift-delete to delete files from the list and from disk.
  • Fixed issue adding posts to a Custom list.
  • Worked on Download to folder named for subject and "$(SUBJECT)" mode. Was giving strange results sometimes.
  • Upgraded to latest OpenSSL 1.0.2.
  • Turned on SSL Zlib compression for search data. Should speed up expanding large files and adding large files to the download list
  • Fixed counter issue on Server tab. It was counting all entries but should only count the servers.
  • Added delete buttons to the Wish List and Failed List tabs.

Change
History

Version 6.60 Beta 2 Build 3750, January 24, 2015

  • Removed gridlines option from all menus except main view menu
  • Made more performance improvements for compacting expanded download list.
  • Fixed issue where Watch list size dropdowns were empty.
  • Fixed issue where opening the watch from a specific watch wouldn't set it correctly, so any settings were getting cleared when you hit OK.
  • When opening watch options from right click, now selects the specific watch option.
  • Hooked up Mark All Old from a post list as well as Auto-Mark Old.

Version 6.60 Beta 1 Build 3733, January 19, 2015

  • All SSL connections are now TLS 1.0 instead of SSLv3. Drops back to SSL if the news server doesn't support TLS
  • Now supports SickBeard. Go under the Options menu and look for "SickBeard Integration".
  • New Watch list interface.
  • Simplified Filter Configuration Screen.
  • Download list and Files list now performs a paged loading. It does not load the entire list from the DB, only what is needed to display.
  • Improved AutoPAR functionality, better repair capabilities. - A second retry will trigger a PAR to download to keep things going. - If 98% of files have downloaded, and PAR2 files exist, the first retry will trigger assembly. - If Newsbin retries with less than 98% of files already downloaded, it will continue retrying until 90% of files are downloaded.
  • NZB filenames are now delimited in the download list with greater than/less than signs, i.e. <blah.nzb> .
  • Created different defaults for both Grid lines and background color.
  • Changed the watch list icon.
  • The Add Filter dialog has been re-designed
  • Incomplete status has priority over Info status for posts.
  • Increased the number of entries in the Search History dropdown list.
  • Made changes to bypass "delete to recycle bin" for some newsbin specific files, like chunk files
  • NZB pathing changes. $(GROUP) and Nzbfile modes are now mutually exclusive.
  • Rewrite of notification functionality (growl and sickbeard)
  • Removed switch to load NZB to post list during startup on TCP interface loader. It always loads to download list now in those to cases.
  • Perform database integrity check on startup. Could be slow if you have a really big (like 1000's of files) download list.
  • AutoPAR changes to better manage PAR2 files and keep context over restarts.
  • Fixed issue with NZB load filters containing spaces in the name not being applied.
  • NZB Load filter now applies twice. - First at the file level to remove files that don't match the subject filter. - Second at the combined file level to handle compacted sets.
  • Upgraded pathing selection in NZB Watch to be consistent with other places.
  • Spruced up the Notification window
  • Made change so saved chunks are deleted as soon as an assembly completes.
  • Added NZB Filename to post processing script parameters.
  • Fixed issue with right-click/Delete not working for the Image DB.
  • Can now edit paths inline instead of having to hit the Change button first.
  • If an NZB was used to load a file set, now shows the NZB in the download list entry with the subject.
  • Changed when looking for RAR'd or zipped NZB files to make sure to only look at part #1's
  • Now renders the path in the download list instead of showing $() values
  • Change to not rename pars if autopar is disabled
  • If Newsbin has to use the default download path, strip off any path variables before using it
  • Can now select a download location for the watch topics feature
  • Can now specify download and unrar folder per GOG or group.
  • Group options now use the same "Change" path picker as main download list.
  • Options to disable NZB and UNRAR paths have been removed. You either have a path set or you don't.

Issues

  • NB Remote interface is currently broken.
  • Download list from older versions isn't compatible.
  • Watch List dialog says "Server Options" on top. Will swap out a new graphic.
  • Column sort in downloads wish and failed isn't hooked up. You can move but, not sort.
  • Can't add a single file to download from a compacted set.
  • If you collapse an item in the post list using the left arrow, focus stays with the line instead of the post.
  • Multi-select in files list not working right.
  • Status column in Search results does not reflect "downloading" status. Goes straight to "downloaded" when queued.
  • Cannot drag and drop groups in the Groups tab for ordering
  • Need to add support for .REV files
  • Drag and Drop to order the Groups list in the Groups tab is not hooked up, nor can you column sort the groups. Workaround is to edit the .nbi file directly.
  • There have been reports that Newsbin isn't saving the correct renamed files to descript.ion file.
    Newsbin renames the file on disk and then lands the file. Without re-writing the descript.ion, there's no way to fix this.
  • Works on Windows XP and newer.
  • Crosspost filters in the Add Groups dialog are not hooked up.

    Our Beta Support Forum has current discussions about this beta release.

    If you have an issue not addressed in the forums, please contact Newsbin Technical Support

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I've tried the rest and believe you are the best. H.K., Havre de Grace, Maryland - August 20, 2014