DownThemAll! Version History

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Version 1.1.5 531.5 kB Works with Firefox 3.0 - 3.5.*, SeaMonkey 2.0a - 2.0b2, Thunderbird 3.0a1pre - 3.0b4pre

Major changes

* Using another pre-allocator, not locking the User Interface that much when allocating a large download (no Mac)
* Starting download/downloads with an unknown file size will no longer use an animated progress bar, as the APNG wasted lots of CPU apparently.

Bug fixes

* Integration with the Clear private data feature in FX3.5
* "Load last few kilobytes first" setting couldn't be changed

For more details see: http://bugs.code.downthemall.net/trac/wiki/ChangeLog/1.1.5

Version 1.1.4 531.5 kB Works with Firefox 3.0 - 3.5.*, SeaMonkey 2.0a - 2.0b1, Thunderbird 3.0a1pre - 3.0b3pre

* Bug fixes
o Integration in Save-As window overlapped in FX3.5
o Columns not remembered in the selection window
* Languages
o Languages updated
o especially Vietnamese

Version 1.1.3 531.5 kB Works with Firefox 3.0 - 3.5.*, SeaMonkey 2.0a - 2.0b1, Thunderbird 3.0a1pre - 3.0b3pre

- improved Tooltip graphs' precision
- Welsh (cy-GB) localization

Version 1.1.2 526.3 kB Works with Firefox 3.0 - 3.5.*, SeaMonkey 2.0a - 2.0b1, Thunderbird 3.0a1pre - 3.0b3pre

Fixed bug:
* #1096: ContentHandling breaks when uploadStream is multiplexed
* graphic issues on SongBird

Version 1.1.1 526.3 kB Works with Firefox 3.0 - 3.1b3, SeaMonkey 2.0a - 2.0b1, Thunderbird 3.0a1pre - 3.0b3pre

New locales:
* Catalan
* Czech
* Danish
* Japanese
* Korean
* Portoguese (Brazilian)
* Serbian (Cyrillic)

Fixed bugs:
* restored drag and drop to dTa! OneClick;
* dTa! doesn't lock Firefox anymore on Ubuntu x64
* fixed Save-Form-Target troubles
* "restore default settings" button works again.

Version 1.1.0 483.3 kB Works with Firefox 3.0 - 3.1b3pre, SeaMonkey 2.0a - 2.0a2, Thunderbird 3.0a1pre - 3.0b2pre

This list of changes is not complete. Please refer to our more detailed ChangeLog

* New features
o FTP resuming support
o Drag’n'Drop reordering
o Auto-Retrying of failed downloads
o Natural sorting in Selection dialog
o Import download list (metalink, text)
o Export download list (metalink, html, text)
o Description is editable (from Add URL/Download Info)
o Allow to get some post data via form and channel sniffing
o Clean up/Remove gone files from list
o Allow to load the last few bytes of a file first
o Allow to specify file/directory permissions on Linux/Unix/MacOSX
o Metalink server negotiation
* Major changes/bug fixes
o Mozilla 1.9 or later only (Firefox 3, Thunderbird 3 and so on)
o Close source tab removed because it was unreliable (and nobody found the time to rewrite it properly)
o More clean init/load and close/shutdown sequences
o Indicate and handle offline mode
o Simplify/Unify filters: Remove regex/text distinction
o *flattext* renaming mask
o Songbird 1.0 support
o Simplify/Refactor components and modules
o Links/Opening tabs now working better for all supported applications
o Running/Queued items will be saved as such and continue downloading once you open the manager again
o Support minimizing to tray (requires a third party extension)
o The in-product help got removed because the mozilla platform doesn’t support the help viewer anymore
o Slightly revamped skin/theme

Version 1.0.4 500.7 kB Works with Firefox 2.0.0.8 - 3.0.*, SeaMonkey 2.0a1pre - 2.0a1, Thunderbird 2.0.0.8 - 3.0b1pre

* Major bugfixes
o Firefox 3 crashes when changing rename mask (#775)
o Preferences Filters doesn’t update (#822)
o Download may fails when size is unknown (#826)
* Minor Bugfixes/Minor Enhancements
o Updated bg-BG and zh-CN

Version 1.0.3 499.7 kB Works with Firefox 2.0.0.8 - 3.0.*, SeaMonkey 2.0a1pre - 2.0a1, Thunderbird 2.0.0.8 - 3.0a1

Fixing the extension identification.

Version 1.0.1 473.1 kB Works with Firefox 2.0.0.8 - 3.0.*, SeaMonkey 2.0a1pre - 2.0a1, Thunderbird 2.0.0.8 - 3.0a1

The release notes for this release are available here: http://www.downthemall.net/main/install-it/downthemall-101/

Version 1.0 454.7 kB Works with Firefox 2.0.0.8 - 3.0pre, SeaMonkey 2.0a1 - 2.0a1, Thunderbird 2.0.0.8 - 3.0a1

* New features
o Basic metalink support incl. download selection and whole file verification
o Deleting downloaded files from context menu
o Save As window got folder-picker (OneClick)
o Filter for “Software”
o Various “helpers” in the context menus
o Selection window allows to open selected link(s) in new tab(s)
o Query String (*qstring*) renaming mask
o Checksum support (md5, sha1, sha256, …)
o Link Fingerprint support
* A lot of major and minor bugs fixed

Limitations:
* Upgrades from 0.9: Remaining downloads in queue will not be migrated; finish these downloads prior to installing this release.
* Upgrades from 0.9: Most preferences will be migrated; but please verify everything was migrated correctly.

For detailed release notes see http://www.downthemall.net/main/install-it/downthemall-10/

Version 0.9.9.10 484.4 kB Works with Firefox 1.5 - 3.0a1, Thunderbird 1.5 - 3.0a1

Fixed bugs:
- #156, #157 troubles with Slovenian localization
- #163 PayPal button doesn't work

Version 0.9.9.9 484.4 kB Works with Firefox 1.5 - 3.0a1, Thunderbird 1.5 - 3.0a1

Bugs fixed:
#122 - Downloads won't start - DTA 0.9.9.8
#124 - Chrome error when viewing properties of active download in DTA

New localizations:
- Slovenian (sl-SL)

Version 0.9.9.8 487.4 kB Works with Firefox 1.5 - 3.0a1, Thunderbird 1.5 - 3.0a1

A few bug fixes and five new languages are available in this version!

Bugs fixed:
* Preference window appearence
* SaveAs
* AddURL
* Sanitizer/CPD integration

New localizations:
* Finnish
* Malay
* Romanian
* Thai
* Turkish

... and a rewritten version of Macedonian!

Version 0.9.9.7 435.2 kB Works with Firefox 1.5 - 3.0a1, Thunderbird 1.5 - 1.5.0.*

A lot of bug fixes and a pair of good improvements are available in this version.

We’re finally offering a batch download function: just click on Add URL in the dTa! Manager and write something like http://www.mysite.com/filename[01-09 step:2].jpg. dTa will download all the files from filename01.jpg to filename09.jpg, increasing the final number by two per step!

Oh, we haven’t mentioned that dTa is now fully compatible with Firefox 2.0 ;)

Improvements:

* Batch download;
* "Remove completed tasks" option in context menu

Bug fixes:

* #15315: Resume function restarts task if multipart is disabled;
* #15285: UnknownContentType changed in FX2.0 so that dTa opens are hidden;
* #15216: Optimized regular expressions;
* #15272: "Resume" & "Pause" buttons inactive yet functional;
* #15223, #15076, #15141, #15200, #14889: Various directory creation issues;
* #15051: Wrong naming with underscores in file extension;
* #15105: Wrong naming when downloading PDFs from Google;
* #15295: Make "Close Source Tab" consistent to FX2.0 and really close for 1.5;

Version 0.9.9.6.5 435.2 kB Works with Firefox 1.5 - 3.0a1, Thunderbird 1.5 - 1.5.0.*

- bugfix: "tab.frames has no properties" message error;
- bugfix: missing default value in renaming mask's persistence broke dTaOneClick under certain conditions;
- minor bugfixes.

- Added cs-CZ locale;
- Added uk-UA locale;
- Added hr-HR locale.

Version 0.9.9.6.3 413.7 kB Works with Firefox 1.5 - 3.0a1, Thunderbird 1.5 - 1.5.0.*

* bugfix #14786: loading history.xml will fail in many cases;
* bugfix #14785: refinements in formatBytes().

Version 0.9.9.6.2 413.7 kB Works with Firefox 1.5 - 3.0a1, Thunderbird 1.5 - 1.5.0.*

* bugfix #14751: dTaOneClick doesn't work on Firefox 1.5.0.5;
* bugfix #14654, #14658: troubles decoding non-western charsets.

Version 0.9.9.6.1 403.5 kB Works with Firefox 1.5 - 3.0a1, Thunderbird 1.5 - 1.5.0.*

* bugfix #14146, #14634, #13175: problems visualizing and saving unicode characters;
* bugfix #14473: dTa! doesn't remember last used target directory in the 'Add URL' window;
* bugfix #14534: remove trailing '-' from subdirs and curl;
* fixed some problems under privacy preference dialog;
* fixed some problems with moving files in queue;
* enhacement: added cancel button on the 'modify renaming mask' dialog;

Version 0.9.9.6 403.5 kB Works with Firefox 1.5 - 3.0a1, Thunderbird 1.5 - 1.5.0.*

- bugfix #14393, #14579: downloading problems with gzipped files;
- bugfix #14338: dTa! doesn't close source tab if it contains frames;
- bugfix #14473: dTa! doesn't remember last used target directory in the "Add URL" window;
- bugfix #14399: right-click menu icons aren't greyed when no download is selected;
- bugfix #14437: 'Renaming conflict!' prompt is too wide when you have long download URLs;
- bugfix #14522: current d/l speed indicators are not displayed for files from some servers;
- bugfix #14541: resume support should not depend on Accept-Ranges;
- minor bugfix: #14525;

- ehnancement: added a Beginners Guide to dTa! section;
- ehnancement #14538: allow users to configure temporary download location;
- ehnancement #14428: allow users to prealloc files (less disk fragmentation!);
- ehnancement: MineField compatibility;

- 5 new locales added: ar-SA, gl-ES, sq-AL, da-DK, zh-TW;

Version 0.9.9.5.1 354.3 kB Works with Firefox 1.5 - 2.0, Thunderbird 1.5 - 2.0

* bugfix: stabilized speed indicator
* bugfix: #14335 (dTa doesnâ

Version 0.9.9.4 352.3 kB Works with Firefox 1.5 - 2.0, Thunderbird 1.5 - 2.0

- enhancement: #13974 (history of ongoing/inqueue downloads is now stored in the Firefox, to avoid its deletion on upgrade)
- enhancement: #14208 (automatic conversion of path separators in renaming mask)
- enhancement: reduced packet's size

- bugfix: #14203 (characters changed in '_')
- bugfix: #13838 (0.9.9.3 filters pref-pane will enter infinite loop)

- locale: Japanese (ja-JP) added

Version 0.9.9.3 490.5 kB Works with Firefox 1.5 - 2.0, Thunderbird 1.5 - 2.0

- locale: Hungarian (hu-HU) added
- locale: Macedonian (mk-MK) added

- bugfix: #14180 (script extension added to content-disposition filenames)

Version 0.9.9.2 475.1 kB Works with Firefox 1.5 - 2.0, Thunderbird 1.5 - 2.0

- XPI package error fixed

Version 0.9.9.1 649.2 kB Works with Firefox 1.5 - 2.0, Thunderbird 1.5 - 2.0

- feature: Mozilla Thunderbird compatibility
- feature: BonEcho compatibility
- feature: sound alerts when downloads are complete/erroneous

- locale: Bulgarian (bg-BG) added
- locale: Chinese Simplified (zh-CN) added
- locale: Hebrew (he-IL) added
- locale: Slovak (sv-SE) added
- locale: Welsh (cy-GB) added

- bugfix: filters' creation/deletion
- other fixes

Version 0.9.9.0 349.2 kB Works with Firefox 1.5 - 1.5.0.*

- feature: added *refer* renaming tag, which adds the capability of renaming files using the referrer page of the download
- feature: links in "Select links" window can now be checked with a middle mouse click anywhere on the row

- change: all the Date and Time renaming tags now reports the moment when downloads are inserted into the list

- locale: German (de-DE) added
- locale: Korean (ko-KR) added
- locale: Russian (ru-RU) added
- locale: Slovak (sk-SK) added
- locale: Portuguese brazilian (pt-BR) added
- locale: Greek (el-GR) added

- bugfix: downloads with a single chunk if paused and resumed get final error
- bugfix: *curl* renaming tag doesn't work at all
- bugfix: renaming problems with attachments on some vBulletin boards
- bugfix: renaming problems with Yahoo Mail attachments
- bugfix: preference panel cannot be closed on Macs
- bugfix: dTaOneClick doesn't rememember to queue files
- bugfix: fixed problems with non-latin characters

Version 0.9.8.9 294.9 kB Works with Firefox 1.5 - 1.5.0.*

New in version 0.9.8.9:
- feature: Ability to modify settings of multiple downloads at the same time from "Get info" window
- feature: Spanish (es-ES) locale added
- feature: French (fr-FR) locale added
- feature: Dutch (nl-NL) locale added
- feature: Polish (pl-PL) locale added

- bugfix: Link in About should open Privacy notice
- bugfix: Speed on status bar doesn't refresh
- bugfix: Delete filters and restore default filters didn't work
- bugfix: minVersion in install.rdf should be 1.5
- bugfix: preferences panel didn't close on Mac

Version 0.9.8.8 279.6 kB Works with Firefox 1.5 - 1.5.0.*

What's new in 0.9.8.8?

- Greatly improved downloading performances, expecially on big files;
- Optimized memory management;
- Better files' handling (rewritten "Get Info" window);
- New preferences panel;
- Simpler renaming system;
- "turbo-dTa" renamed in most self-explanatory "dTaOneClick".
- Flock compatibility;
- Italian localization;

Version 0.9.8.7 405.5 kB Works with Firefox 1.5 - 1.5.0.*

What's new in this version?
- Great improvements in page scanning and in dTa "Select Links" window;
- GUI restyling;
- Solved problems with "over 100%" downloads and safer use of multipart downloading;
- Improved alerting system;
- New Privacy panel in preferences;
- 'Add URL' button added to the dTa Manager;
- Drag&drop URLs on dTa Manager and on dTa buttons in the toolbar.
- Fixed regression with FTP links;
- Minor fixes and improvements;

dTa doesn't support Firefox 1.07 and previous anymore. We suggest to upgrade to Firefox 1.5. Anyway, we'll make available again dTa 0.9.4 - the classic one :) - for Firefox 1.0.7 and previous.

Version 0.9.8.5 311.3 kB Works with Firefox 1.5 - 1.5.0.*

This version fixes some of the problems you reported us on http://downthemall.mozdev.org/bugs.html:
- Merging of large multipart-downloaded files no longer hangs Firefox (bugs #12468, #12659, #12345);
- Fixed "SyntaxError: missing ; before statement" when right-click on page (bug #12610);
- Header sniffing procedure completely rewritten (bug #11630);
- HTTPS links are now correctly found on web pages (bug #12533);
- Fixed saving problems of the additional filter (bug #12537);
- Fixed conflicts in FF "Save with..." dialog with Flashgot installed (bug #12465);
- Destination dir gets now saved also if user presses the Cancel button under DTA "Select links" window (bug #12400);
- ...much more.
You can find the complete changelog at http://downthemall.mozdev.org/log0.9.8.5.txt

Version 0.9.8.4 311.3 kB Works with Firefox 1.0 - 1.5.0.*

This version fixes some of the problems you reported us on http://downthemall.mozdev.org/bugs.html:
- Fixed crashes caused to nglayout;
- Fixed sub-directory creation;
- Fixed non-persistent directory preference;
- Minor bug fixes;

We remind you to post all the problems you may find with this 1.0 Preview Release at Bugzilla, specifying the url where you encountered the problem, your FF version and any other useful information.