A clever solution to have damaged Usenet downloaded files either automatically or take matters into your own hands with various options at your disposal
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- Peter B. Clements
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- C: \ Compression tools
As many users of Usenet may know, downloading content through that system may encounter errors so when the files arrive, they might be damaged and impossible to open. Fortunately, there is a solution to this problem.
Lets you access damaged PAR filesQuickPar is a lightweight application that is designed to help those who want to recover data and still use those damaged downloads. The program uses a correction algorithm to repair all that can be fixed by using PAR2 files which are especially created for this data recovery purpose.
Quickly finds and fixes problemsIn case you have some files that are named incorrectly or simply broken, but with all the blocks available, QuickPar can fix them thanks to the 'AutoRepair' function. The app is also capable of generating parity files and split the original sources to sizes that are multiple to those of each data block.
Have the process started automaticallyThe highly customizable options of this utility will enable you to set it to monitor and repair automatically the downloaded files. You can also configure the deletion options and have damaged as well as the PAR2 files removed after recovery.
Fully customize and manage repairsWhen you select the files to protect, QuickPar allows you to manually configure the block allocation parameters and set the source block count using a slider. Alternately, you can opt for the automated way by activating the function that restricts block size to multiples of Usenet article size.
Check fixed data for integrityThe data verification can be performed with only one click and this tool will analyze and display the number of source files, the source block count, number of complete, damaged, missing and misnamed files.
As a conclusionTo sum it all up, QuickPar is a must have software for all those using the Usenet network. Damaged files can be repaired and the application can also protect and verify files with great ease. What's more, it can be used by beginners and experts alike due to the possibility to automate the process or intervene.
QuickPar was reviewed by Olivian Puha, last updated on July 31st, 2014
Runs on: Windows All