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Newsbin 6.82 Release Candidate 1, October 10, 2019




  • Improved integration with Sonarr and NZBHydra
  • Now supports "Category" for both Sonarr and Radarr
  • Improved handling of obfuscated posting styles that have no extentions
  • Click on "Changes in this Version" tab for more details.

Changes in
this Version

Version 6.82 Release Candidate 1 Build 5123, October 10, 2019

    NOTE: Will not run on XP machines.

  • Now disconnects whenever any error 400 or above that Newsbin can't specifically ID is received. Was getting hung up on a new "400 session time limit" error that started showing up.
  • Changes to handle file renaming for music download mode. Same logic also handles obfuscated mastersplitter posts with associated par files.
  • Fixed issue where long German words was triggering the obfuscated file detector.
  • Fixed issue when you delete from the download list or files list, the next remaining item was not getting focus.
  • Fixed repaint issue in the Files List whenever there is a delete or add.


Version 6.82 Beta 9 Build 5119, September 2, 2019

    NOTE: Will not run on XP machines.

  • Fixed issue when using NZB Autoload, couldn't search for content in the angle brackets "< >" of a description.
  • Fixed issue when using "Download to Folder Named for Subject" and the filename is the entire subject, the subject was getting doubled up.
  • Fixed issue processing yEnc encoded files when the filename is missing.
  • Fixed issue processing filenames consisting of one character.
  • Improved performance of the Properties box in the Post and Download lists. Forty GB sets were taking forever to display. It is much faster now.
  • Fixed issue in logic cleaning subject data - was missing some cases where the filename was repeated twice in subject
  • Made improvements to filename extractor and subject parser.
  • Fixed issue where certain files that get moved by the PAR files but don't unrar and leave the old files behind in the files list. Addresses books with RARS and MKV files posted directly and not in a RAR.
  • Fixed potential corruption bug that could happen when only a single item matched while performing a find in download list.

Version 6.82 Beta 8 Build 5110, June 10, 2019

    NOTE: Will not run on XP machines.

  • Fixed an error that prevents retries from counting properly when a server returns 500 errors.
  • Fixed a problem where long groups was used instead of short group in download pathing.
  • Update obfuscated filename renamer to work with more file types other than MKV files. Should work with any file type now.
  • By default Sonarr downloads are now sent to the top of the download list. This is configurable in the newsbin.nbi configuration file.
  • Fixed issue where local searching doesn't respect the group folder (Group of Groups) setting when searching groups.
  • PAR file renamer now applies to more obfuscated PAR types.

Version 6.82 Beta 7 Build 5109, June 1, 2019

    NOTE: Will not run on XP machines.

  • Improvements to Sonarr Category support

Version 6.82 Beta 6 Build 5103, May 13, 2019

    NOTE: Will not run on XP machines.

  • Fixed registration issue

Version 6.82 Beta 5 Build 5100, May 9, 2019

    NOTE: Will not run on XP machines.

  • Removed popup message left over from debugging

Version 6.82 Beta 4 Build 5096, May 5, 2019

    NOTE: Will not run on XP machines.

  • Newsbin now fails downloads that exceed 15% error rate instead of forging ahead and attempting to download the rest of the file. You can adjust this threshold by manually editting the newsbin.nbi configuration file. (Instructions)
  • Changes to Sonarr support adding full "category" support for Radarr which requires it.
  • Changes to Sonarr interface to add speed and download queue size to queue command.

Version 6.82 Beta 3 Build 5090, March 5, 2019

    NOTE: Will not run on XP machines.

  • Fixed issue where column sizes would not save on high DPI screens.
  • Changed the "Load NZB" button to always load into a post list. People were unhappy with it honoring the "Download Loaded NZBs" option.
  • Made format changes to Ctrl-R results, now quotes found filenames.
  • Added option to choose to apply or not apply filters on manually loaded NZB files. It's under Options -> Settings -> NZB Options.

Version 6.82 Beta 2 Build 50??, 2019

  • Didn't happen. Internal testing only.

Version 6.82 Beta 1 Build 5088, December 27, 2018

    NOTE: Will not run on XP machines.

  • Fixed issue with unrar path used by Sonarr.
  • Fixed issue with Sonarr not including "Content Length" in requests.
  • Update reported version to match latest SAB.
  • Verified that "Delete all" from queue and history actually does both.
  • Fixed issue accepting URL's from NZBHydra. Differing opinion on when to URL encode forward slashes as specified in the RFC.
  • Fixed issue where Newsbin was not following redirected URL's received by NZBHydra. Sonarr sends direct URLs.
  • Changes to support obfuscated posts with no extensions. As reported in this forum thread
One bug in all these years? That's pretty amazing and a testament to the great work you're doing. I wish more small software companies were as competent. :D M.Y., Grand Rapids, MI - July 10, 2017