Download Newsbin 6.50 Beta 11

Newsbin Pro recently rolled out version 6.50 beta 11.  Those who have been keeping current with the betas will want to go ahead and download the latest release.  It fixes some bugs in the beta 10 release.  If you haven’t been keeping up with Newsbin updates then you’ll be impressed by the new features.  We especially like the new watch feature.  Along with the new server priority settings.  Visit the Nesbin beta page for the download.

Newsbin 6.50 Beta 11

Here’s a full list of features and changes in Newsbin 6.50 vs. 6.42:

  • New Watch feature. Configure Newsbin to pull out items of interest during header downloads.
  • New Priority scheme for configuring multiple news servers.
  • Ability to open multiple Search tabs. Hit the Search icon in the toolbar to open a new tab.
  • Ability to launch post unrar processing scripts.
  • Provides the ability to download parts of a post to one drive and have them assembled to another. Useful if you want to minimize I/O bottlenecks by downloading to a fast internal drive then save the assembled files on larger external media like a NAS.
  • Optimizations for downloading to SSD drives
  • Uses new hashing code. Seems to solve the rare problem where Newsbin and quickpar don’t agree on the hash value
  • If you have two unique Regular Expressions with a space between them, it’ll AND the results.
  • Intermediate NB2 files are no longer used.
  • New logic to verify all downloaded files even without pars so it won’t download dup files ever.
  • Startup checking is much faster, like if you exit with large sets in the download list.
  • Compacts more posting styles
  • The “Small File Filter” is now disabled by default (Show PAR/NFO)
  • Unnecessary files in the data folder gets purged on startup now.
  • Now supports SMTP authentication for email notifications.
  • New toolbar icons, should be prettier.

The beta 11 release includes the following updates and bug fixes:

  • Server priority can now be seen and set from the Servers tab. Set from the right-click menu.
  • Fixed issue where having a single server configured wasn’t working correctly.
  • Fixed crash on startup issue introduced in B10
  • Performed tweaks to obtain more consisten download speeds.
  • Fixed issue where failed files list was not saving. Also increased max size of list to 10,000
  • Fixed case where a bad filename could have been used, now extracts filename from subject instead.

Newsbin members can download version 6.50 Beta 11 from their beta page. All full releases and betas are free of charge for users with a software license.  New users can download a 10 day free trial to test the client.

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