FlashGot Changelog

New in version 1.5.6.10 RC 6

January 30th, 2015
  • Folx 4 and 3 support as "Folx"

New in version 1.5.6.10 RC 5 (January 29th, 2015)

  • Tentative unified support for Folx 3 and 4 as "Folx 3" (take 2, to be tested)

New in version 1.5.6.10 RC 4 (January 29th, 2015)

  • Tentative unified support for Folx 3 and 4 as "Folx 3" (to be tested)

New in version 1.5.6.10 RC 3 (January 28th, 2015)

  • Tentative support for Folx 3 (still named "Folx 3" and to be tested)

New in version 1.5.6.10 RC 2 (January 28th, 2015)

  • Tentative support for Folx 4 (to be tested)

New in version 1.5.6.9 (January 21st, 2015)

  • Fixed JDownloader2 detection issue
  • Updated Youtube support

New in version 1.5.6.8 RC 3 (November 21st, 2014)

  • Support for full encryption on https://flashgot.net

New in version 1.5.6.8 RC 2 (November 17th, 2014)

  • Gracefully handle malformed referrer URIs

New in version 1.5.6.8 RC 1 (October 16th, 2014)

  • [Unix] Turned the "Press any key to exit..." prompt (which was a lie) into "Press [ENTER] to quit..."
  • [Media] Restored pre-1.5.6.6 title extrapolation from top window, rather than local window. Local window title can be reactivated by setting the flashgot.media.use_iframe_title pref. to true

New in version 1.5.6.7 RC 1 (October 10th, 2014)

  • Terminal windows attached to Linux/OS X download managers are now paused on completion with "Press any key to exit...", unless you set the "flashgot.term.autoClose" about:config preference to a non-negative integer value, meaning the number of seconds to wait before automatically closing.
  • Fixed regression causing download managers which require a terminal to fail

New in version 1.5.6.6 RC 2 (October 6th, 2014)

  • [Media] Several media capturing improvements
  • [Build Gallery] Fixed functions evaluation broken on recent Firefox versions

New in version 1.5.6.6 RC 1 (October 4th, 2014)

  • [Chooser] Fixed recent directory autocompletion by mouse not working in Firefox 32 and above
  • [Unix] Customizable terminal/launcher: if a "flashgot-term" script is found in $PATH it gets passed a "FlashGot (number of links)" string as its first argument (to be used as the terminal title), followed by the actual executable with arguments

New in version 1.5.6.4 (September 3rd, 2014)

  • Prevent cache-related locks when using the built-in Firefox download manager with media files.

New in version 1.5.6.3 (August 16th, 2014)

  • Better ZiZagDownloader support

New in version 1.5.6.3 RC 2 (August 4th, 2014)

  • Better ZiZagDownloader support

New in version 1.5.6.2 (July 20th, 2014)

  • [Media] Improved Youtube and embedly.com support

New in version 1.5.6.1 (July 18th, 2014)

  • [Media] Fixed regression in IFrames media detection
  • [Media] Fixed typo in Youtube module

New in version 1.5.6.1 RC 2 (July 10th, 2014)

  • [Media] Fixed regression in IFrames media detection

New in version 1.5.6.1 RC 1 (June 28th, 2014)

  • [Media] Fixed typo in Youtube module

New in version 1.5.6 RC 1 (June 27th, 2014)

  • [Media] Improved Youtube HD movies detection

New in version 1.5.5.99 RC 1 (June 9th, 2014)

  • Xtreme Download Manager support

New in version 1.5.5.98 RC 2 (March 12th, 2014)

  • Folx 3 support
  • Fixed sandboxed Youtube signature decoding breaking Flashblock

New in version 1.5.5.98 RC 1 (March 12th, 2014)

  • MultiGet download manager support
  • Fixed pyLoad being automatically selected even if not present
  • Updated imagebam.com direct download support

New in version 1.5.5.97 (February 17th, 2014)

  • Fixed file name sanitization bug

New in version 1.5.5.97 RC 2 (February 17th, 2014)

  • Fixed generic redirection resolution breaking web.archive.org downloads
  • Fixed generic redirection resolution exceptions not working as intended (thanks barbaz for debugging)
  • Updated uGet's display name to its currently preferred capitalization

New in version 1.5.5.97 RC 1 (January 28th, 2014)

  • [Built-in DM] Fixed file name sanitization bug

New in version 1.5.5.96 (January 27th, 2014)

  • Includes changes from the previous RC versions

New in version 1.5.5.96 RC 3 (January 27th, 2014)

  • [YouTube] New hd1440 DASH format detection

New in version 1.5.5.96 RC 2 (January 27th, 2014)

  • Included missing pieces of pyLoad support patch

New in version 1.5.5.96 RC 1 (January 24th, 2014)

  • pyLoad support (thanks pgoeri for patch)
  • Support for forced file names with uGet (thanks Visuex for RFE)
  • uGet support on Windows put on par with Linux

New in version 1.5.5.95 (November 18th, 2013)

  • [Media] Detection of Youtube's demuxed streams
  • Fixed command line escaping issue on Windows

New in version 1.5.5.94 (October 28th, 2013)

  • Includes changes from the previous RC versions

New in version 1.5.5.94 RC 2 (October 28th, 2013)

  • [Media] Fixed regression breaking Youtube detection on Firefox

New in version 1.5.5.94 RC 1 (October 23rd, 2013)

  • [Media] Support for some Youtube formats which had been hidden in the "official" API

New in version 1.5.5.93 (October 23rd, 2013)

  • Includes changes from the previous RC versions

New in version 1.5.5.93 RC 3 (October 22nd, 2013)

  • [Media] Realmedia support
  • [Media] Fixed Youtube's new AJAX navigation causing FlashGot Media menu to accumulate entries

New in version 1.5.5.93 RC 2 (October 21st, 2013)

  • [Media] Fixed icon installation regression
  • [Media] Australis-compatible icon installation

New in version 1.5.5.92 (September 30th, 2013)

  • Fixed regression: DTA not recognized anymore

New in version 1.5.5.91 (September 28th, 2013)

  • Fixed error in JSDownloadExtras.jsm (POST support for new Nightly JS Downloads API)

New in version 1.5.5.9 (September 28th, 2013)

  • Includes changes from the previous RC versions

New in version 1.5.5.9 RC 3 (September 28th, 2013)

  • Fixed "FlashGot Media" command being shown even if no media download was available
  • Various minor bug fixes

New in version 1.5.5.9 RC 2 (September 23rd, 2013)

  • Asynchronous Youtube signature decoder sniffing
  • flashgot.media.autoCloseDocument about:config preference controls whether the embedding page should be closed as soon as a media download starts
  • [Locale] Updated fr

New in version 1.5.5.9 RC 1 (September 16th, 2013)

  • Restored built-in download manager functionality in Nightly, broken by the new JS Downloads API
  • Cleaner DTA auto-detection
  • Updated pl locale

New in version 1.5.5.8 (September 7th, 2013)

  • Fixed regression in versioning management

New in version 1.5.5.7 (September 6th, 2013)

  • Youtube signature decoding algorithm (SDA) sniffing
  • Youtube SDA sniffing automatically triggered if stream checks fail
  • flashgot.media.YouTube.decode_signature_func.auto preference to control whether SDA sniffing should be automatic or manual (UI-driven)
  • More resilient internal preference setting API

New in version 1.5.5.6 (August 27th, 2013)

  • Restored Youtube functionality

New in version 1.5.5.6 RC 1 (August 12th, 2013)

  • Fixed bug in the domain sorting routine

New in version 1.5.5.5 (May 30th, 2013)

  • Fixed error logging bug (thanks therube for report)
  • Fixed regression in name guessing based on document title for report)
  • Added logging for original error messages on failed file writes
  • Fixed cookie handling for TLD-less URLs

New in version 1.5.5.5 RC 2 (May 30th, 2013)

  • Fixed error logging bug (thanks therube for report)
  • Fixed regression in name guessing based on document title

New in version 1.5.5.5 RC 1 (May 29th, 2013)

  • Added logging for original error messages on failed file writes
  • Fixed cookie handling for TLD-less URLs

New in version 1.5.5.4 RC 2 (May 13th, 2013)

  • [Media] Fixed Youtube multiple formats sniffing sometimes causing detected streams to be prefetched
  • [Media] Restored compatibility with Gecko < 2.0
  • [Built-in DM] User-facing error message if the directory selected for download doesn't exist and cannot be created

New in version 1.5.5.3 (May 13th, 2013)

  • [Media] Improved file name guessing
  • [Locale] Updated French

New in version 1.5.5.3 RC 1 (May 3rd, 2013)

  • [Media] Improved file name guessing
  • [Locale] Updated French

New in version 1.5.5.2 (April 10th, 2013)

  • [Media] Detection of fragmented Youtube movies inside Flash applets (thanks nagan for reporting)
  • [Media] Further improvement in Dailymotion support
  • [Media] Better support for fragmented Dailymotion videos

New in version 1.5.5.1 (April 1st, 2013)

  • [Media] Fixed Youtube content detection broken on Gecko < 2.0
  • [Media] Fixed FLV and MP4 movies not being detected if the Content-length HTTP header is missing
  • [Media] Made Youtube metadata retrieval subrequests honor private browsing settings
  • Made redirection automation background requests honor private browsing settings

New in version 1.5.5 (March 23rd, 2013)

  • [Media] Automatic detection of alternate available resolutions and formats for Youtube movies
  • [Media] Minor content type detection bug fix
  • Added timestamp to log entries
  • Log buffers get automatically flushed whenever the log file is opened in the browser

New in version 1.5.4.3 (March 7th, 2013)

  • Support for "FlashGot All" on XML documents with URL-like attributes

New in version 1.5.4.2 (February 22nd, 2013)

  • Improved generic URL parameter redirector, does not break on some tracking Google results anymore
  • Added flashgot.redir.generic.exceptions preference to exclude incompatible URLs from generic URL parameter redirection via space-separated regular expressions
  • Support for DTA 3.0 Private Browsing

New in version 1.5.4.1 (February 11th, 2013)

  • Better support for per-window Private Browsing

New in version 1.5.4 (January 25th, 2013)

  • [Media] Right-clicking any URL in the Media menu copies it to clipboard

New in version 1.5.3 (January 9th, 2013)

  • [Chooser] Improved destination path selection behavior makes copy and paste easier
  • Fixed on the fly download when changing the default download manager not working for single links
  • [Media] Fixed flashing icon hidden on some popup windows

New in version 1.5.2 (December 22nd, 2012)

  • Fixed Linux terminal support broken in some distros
  • Support for on-the-fly Linux $PATH customization

New in version 1.5.2 RC 4 (December 22nd, 2012)

  • dfiles.eu (FKA depositfiles.com) support

New in version 1.5.2 RC 3 (December 13th, 2012)

  • Fixed FlareGet support broken in some distros

New in version 1.5.2 RC 2 (December 12th, 2012)

  • [Media] Fixed dailymotion.com support broken when there's no query string

New in version 1.5.2 RC 1 (December 12th, 2012)

  • [Media] Support for dailymotion.com fragmented video clips

New in version 1.5.1 (December 8th, 2012)

  • [Chooser] Added access keys
  • [Chooser] Download list sortable by any attribute
  • [Chooser] "Select All" and "Invert Selection"
  • [Chooser] Automatic choice for URLs including the "file" or the "download" word
  • [Media] Added checkbox to control toolbar button visibility in the "Media" options tab
  • Added HTML 5 @download support
  • Improved file name support
  • [Media] Improved toolbar icon customization persistence
  • [Media] Toolbar icon placement can be customized even if no media is playing
  • [Chooser] Added persistent option to choose all the items by default
  • [Chooser] Improved initial auto-selection

New in version 1.5.1 RC 2 (December 8th, 2012)

  • [Chooser] Addedd access keys
  • [Chooser] Download list sortable by any attribute
  • [Chooser] "Select All" and "Invert Selection"
  • [Chooser] Automatic choice for URLs including the "file" or the "download" word
  • [Media] Added checkbox to control toolbar button visibility in the "Media" options tab

New in version 1.5.1 RC 1 (December 7th, 2012)

  • Added HTML 5 @download support
  • Improved file name support
  • [Media] Improved toolbar icon customization persistence
  • [Media] Toolbar icon placement can be customized even if no media is playing
  • [Media] Added checkbox to control toolbar button visibility in the "Media" options tab
  • [Chooser] Added persistent option to choose all the items by default
  • [Chooser] Improved initial auto-selection

New in version 1.5 (December 3rd, 2012)

  • Brand new multiple links selector dialog shown for download managers (such as the built-in or JDownloader) which don't provide their own
  • Fixed media icon disappearing when localstore.rdf gets reset or deleted
  • Removed deprecated octal numeric constants usage
  • Restored imagefap.com automatic gallery spidering

New in version 1.4.8.7 RC1 (November 19th, 2012)

  • Restored imagefap.com automatic gallery spidering

New in version 1.4.8.6 (November 8th, 2012)

  • Added recent folders autocompletion support to built-in save path chooser
  • Restored FlareGet support (broken because of Debian packaging case rules) Added fname support for links diverted from the "Save as" dialog

New in version 1.4.8.5 RC2 (October 22nd, 2012)

  • Full FlareGet support

New in version 1.4.8.5 RC1 (October 22nd, 2012)

  • Fixed FlashGot Media still affected by the built-in download manager Unicode bug, preventing it from working on some locales

New in version 1.4.8.4 (October 15th, 2012)

  • Fixed About dialog URLs typos and made it close as soon as a link is opened
  • [Media] Fixed icon flashing multiple times on chunked content even though just one (artificially collapsed) media URL is shown to the user
  • [Media] Reduced noise by skipping the unsupported and possibly encrypted mp2ts chunked video format
  • Restored built-in download manager compatibility with Nightly by adding private mode support

New in version 1.4.8.3 (October 8th, 2012)

  • Cookie support in FlareGet
  • Support for ZigzagDownLoader
  • Tentative work-around for bug 795683

New in version 1.4.8.1 (August 7th, 2012)

  • Fixed regression, some downloads failing on progress notifications

New in version 1.4.8 (August 6th, 2012)

  • [Media] Tentative size extraction even when the media resource is served in small chunks (e.g. some some Youtube clips lately)
  • [DMS] Added FlareGet support
  • Work-around for JavaScript octal literals being deprecated in recent Firefox versions

New in version 1.4.7 (July 12th, 2012)

  • [Media] Added support for recognizing m4v files as mp4 even with incorrect mime type headers
  • [Media] Improved file name detection

New in version 1.4.6 (June 18th, 2012)

  • [Media] Fixed moving the FlashGot Media icon in the Customize Toolbars palette didn't cause the icon to permanently stay there
  • [Media] Fixed hiding the addon bar makes the Media icon relocate itself automatically to the navigation bar
  • [Media] Prevented asx files from doubleclick ads (e.g. on Youtube preroll) to clutter FlashGot Media menu (controlled by flashgot.media.skipAds preference)
  • [Locale] Updated localizations

New in version 1.4.5 (May 16th, 2012)

  • [Media] Fixed detection failing on Firefox 15
  • [Media] Better adaptivity of the flashing icon

New in version 1.4.5 RC2 (May 15th, 2012)

  • Support for latest DtA development version

New in version 1.4.4 (May 8th, 2012)

  • Fixed cursor feedback being triggered by middle click scrolling near the bottom border

New in version 1.4.3 (April 23rd, 2012)

  • flashgot.gesture.feedback about:config switch
  • Fixed issues with gesture activation and feedback
  • Removed cursor feedback on progress

New in version 1.4.2 (April 18th, 2012)

  • Cursor feedback on middle button + south gesture
  • Cursor feedback on download preparation progress
  • Better accuracy of middle button + south gesture
  • Replaced all new Date().getTime() occurrences with Date.now() to reduce object creations

New in version 1.4.1 RC3 (March 15th, 2012)

  • Compatibility with misconfigured providers serving media with a text/html content type header

New in version 1.4.1 RC2 (March 15th, 2012)

  • Attempt to restore Win2k compatibility, take 2

New in version 1.4.1 RC1 (March 15th, 2012)

  • Attempt to restore Win2k compatibility

New in version 1.4 (March 5th, 2012)

  • Fixed bugs in HTTP Authorization data handling
  • FlashGet 3.7 compatibility

New in version 1.4 RC 2 (March 5th, 2012)

  • Fixed bugs in HTTP Authorization data handling

New in version 1.4 RC 1 (March 3rd, 2012)

  • FlashGet 3.7 compatibility

New in version 1.3.9 RC1 (February 18th, 2012)

  • Work-around to download whole Youtube media even when served split in 2MB chunks
  • Increased to 500,000 bytes the minimum size threshold for flv/mp4 triggering FlashGot Media

New in version 1.3.8 RC 1 (February 8th, 2012)

  • [Media] Support for POST media requests
  • Updated chooselink.com, re-links.com and linksafe.me redirect support
  • Experimental support for arcpass and httpauth JDownloader parameters (not exposed yet by any public JDownloader build)

New in version 1.3.7 (January 9th, 2012)

  • [Media] FlashGot Media now reuses the streaming cache directly, rather than forcing the file cache (this also fixes an issue with some videos being playable just once)

New in version 1.3.6 RC 1 (December 18th, 2011)

  • [Media] flashgot.media.removeCacheFileOnUnload about:config preference to delete media files from the Firefox cache as soon as the page loading them is unloaded, unless a download is in progress

New in version 1.3.5 (December 2nd, 2011)

  • Fixed "FlashGot All" and "FlashGot Selection" broken on latest Nightly

New in version 1.3.4 RC 1 (October 29th, 2011)

  • Link for single download or number and domains for batches is shown in the folder chooser title

New in version 1.3.3 (October 4th, 2011)

  • Fixed new wget server-provided file names handling getting confused sometimes

New in version 1.3.3 RC 3 (October 3rd, 2011)

  • Fixed new wget server-provided file names handling getting confused sometimes

New in version 1.3.3 RC 2 (October 3rd, 2011)

  • Replaced every reference to XHR's "on..." event handler properties with their addEventListener() counterpart, to cope with bug 687332 fallouts

New in version 1.3.3 RC 1 (October 3rd, 2011)

  • Force wget >= 1.13 to honor server-provided file names after redirections, unless the destination directory is $HOME for security reasons
  • Updated multiple locales

New in version 1.3.2 (September 23rd, 2011)

  • Better FlashGot Media name guessing management with DownThemAll! One Link
  • Fixed using the "Clear Log" command disables logging until browser gets restarted
  • Fixed "FlashGot Tabs" not working if any non-HTML document is present among tabs

New in version 1.3.2 RC 3 (September 21st, 2011)

  • Better FlashGot Media name guessing management with DownThemAll! One Link
  • Fixed using the "Clear Log" command disables logging until browser gets restarted
  • Fixed "FlashGot Tabs" not working if any non-HTML document is present among tabs

New in version 1.3.2 RC 2 (September 19th, 2011)

  • Fixed FlashGot Media disabled on Gecko = 1.9.5

New in version 1.3.2 RC 1 (September 19th, 2011)

  • Fixed FlashGot Media disabled on Gecko < 1.9.5

New in version 1.3.1 (September 6th, 2011)

  • KGet multiple links batch support
  • Restored downloading media from cache on Gecko 2 and above (it needs caching as file to be forced for plugin streams, you can disable it by setting the flashgot.media.forceCacheAsFile about:config preference to false)
  • Fixed duplicate entries appearing in the FlashGot Media menu after a download being started from the built-in download manager or DownThemAll!

New in version 1.3.0.6 (August 25th, 2011)

  • Fixed FlashGot Media name guessing truncates last character sometimes
  • Nightly (9.0a1) compatibility

New in version 1.3.0.6 RC 2 (August 17th, 2011)

  • Fixed FlashGot Media name guessing truncates last character sometimes
  • Nightly (9.0a1) compatibility

New in version 1.3.0.6 RC 1 (August 11th, 2011)

  • Fixed FlashGot Media icon down from center when placed on a secondary toolbar

New in version 1.3.0.5 (August 5th, 2011)

  • Better special unicode characters handling in auto- detected filenames (thanks nagan for reporting)
  • Fixed download manager window not automatically being shown when using the built-in manager

New in version 1.3.0.4 (July 22nd, 2011)

  • Restored Firefox 2 compatibility

New in version 1.3.0.3 (July 8th, 2011)

  • UA placeholder for user agent string available to custom download manager definitions
  • User agent string support for wget
  • User agent string support for cURL
  • Version number displayed in the About menu item
  • Fixed FlashGot Media toolbar button causing search box not to being resizable if placed on the navigation toolbar (default if the add-on bar is hidden)
  • Fixed FlashGot's gesture toggling zoom on image doucuments
  • [L10N] Updated ca-AD

New in version 1.3.0.2 (June 18th, 2011)

  • FlashGot Options command in FlashGot Media menu, jumping directly to the FlashGot Media tab
  • Last tab selection persistence in FlashGot Options dialog
  • Fixed FlashGot.exe not being updated on upgrades when needed, sometimes

New in version 1.3.0.2 RC 7 (June 13th, 2011)

  • Fixed bug in xterm bridge

New in version 1.3.0.2 RC 2 (June 13th, 2011)

  • Fixed FTP directories being added to d4x without a download name

New in version 1.3.0.2 RC 1 (June 11th, 2011)

  • Version compatibility bump

New in version 1.3.0.1 (May 25th, 2011)

  • Fixed FlashGot Media context menu missing when the addon bar is hidden

New in version 1.3 (May 25th, 2011)

  • Improved styling of the new FlashGot Media toolbar button

New in version 1.3 RC 2 (May 25th, 2011)

  • FlashGot Media movable toolbar button for better integration with Firefox 4 and above
  • Better name extrapolation in oron.com preprocessing

New in version 1.2.9.4 (May 4th, 2011)

  • [L10n] Updated ru
  • Increased the minimum vertical drag threshold for the mouse-down south gesture to 16 pixels, in order to minimize the chances for accidental triggering

New in version 1.2.9.4 RC 1 (April 27th, 2011)

  • Fixed MediaSniffer bug preventing FlashGot Media from working with certain streams

New in version 1.2.9.3 (April 21st, 2011)

  • Work-around for a Roboform bug causing new browser windows to be messed when FlashGot is installed

New in version 1.2.9.3 RC 1 (April 15th, 2011)

  • Fixed incompatibility with Seamonkey causing icons (including FlashGot Media) to disappear
  • Compatibility bumb for Firefox 6.0a1

New in version 1.2.9.2 (April 8th, 2011)

  • Fixed regression: options dialog not shown first time it's invoked from elsewhere then context menu

New in version 1.2.9.1 (April 6th, 2011)

  • Fixed regression: additional download manager entries not shown in context menu

New in version 1.2.9 (April 6th, 2011)

  • Several startup time optimizations
  • Linksafe.me batch download support

New in version 1.2.8.6 RC 1 (April 1st, 2011)

  • Linksafe.me redirection handling

New in version 1.2.8.5 (March 21st, 2011)

  • Updated Japanaese translation

New in version 1.2.8.5 RC 2 (March 4th, 2011)

  • More efficient FileServe preprocessor

New in version 1.2.8.5 RC 1 (February 28th, 2011)

  • Media file name extrapolation support for DownThemAll

New in version 1.2.8.4 (February 28th, 2011)

  • Fixed regression breaking Alt+Click trigger

New in version 1.2.8.2 (February 7th, 2011)

  • Official FatRat support
  • Seamonkey 2.1b3 compatibility
  • [L10n] Updated locales

New in version 1.2.8.2 RC 1 (January 29th, 2011)

  • Fixed "Browse" button in WellGet's options
  • [L10n] Updated locales

New in version 1.2.8.1 (January 26th, 2011)

  • Unicode command line support for custom download managers on Firefox 4 (thanks gfdic for RFE)
  • [l10n] New build process and package layout to streamline localization and Babelzilla integration
  • [L10n] hu update

New in version 1.2.8 (January 10th, 2011)

  • SongBird 1.10 compatibility bump
  • Fixed creating a custom download manager entry changes FlashGot Media's choice (thanks basinilya)
  • Fixed removing a custom download manager prevents one with the same name from being created again until the option dialog is closed and reopened
  • Fixed removing current FlashGot Media download manager choice does not reset the list

New in version 1.2.7 (December 16th, 2010)

  • [Media] "FlashGot Options|FlashGot Media" panel, to choose a distinct download manager for streaming media capture ("Built-in" recommended for caching and name guessing, set by default on new installs)

New in version 1.2.7 RC2 (December 16th, 2010)

  • Fixed FlashGot failing to start JDownloader on Linux if it's not running yet

New in version 1.2.7 RC1 (December 16th, 2010)

  • Fixed Estonian localization pointing to Spanish

New in version 1.2.6 (December 3rd, 2010)

  • Estonian (thanks Oliverl)
  • Localizations cleanup

New in version 1.2.6 RC 2 (December 3rd, 2010)

  • Fixed bug in Progressive Downloader execution

New in version 1.2.6 RC 1 (December 3rd, 2010)

  • Progressive Downloader final support
  • Fixed Unix executable paths not properly escaped
  • Fixed downloads failing to start

New in version 1.2.5 (November 18th, 2010)

  • Support for alternate URL styles relink.us decoding
  • Support for latest DTA trunk builds
  • Fixed mispelling in Rapidshare support message
  • Version bump for latest Thunderbird trunk compat

New in version 1.2.5 RC2 (November 18th, 2010)

  • Improved support for multiple link expansion on URL-hiding services (e.g. relink.us)
  • Disabled again filesonic.com external downloader support (built-in download manager, DTA and JDownloader are still supported)

New in version 1.2.5 RC1 (November 18th, 2010)

  • Restored relink.us compatibility

New in version 1.2.4 (November 5th, 2010)

  • Filesonic batch download support
  • Support for disabling link processors with download manager granularity, through preference like "flashgot.dmsopts.{dm}.redir.{processor}.enabled"

New in version 1.2.4 RC1 (November 5th, 2010)

  • Enhanced imagefap.com processor compatibility with multiple gallery formats

New in version 1.2.3 RC4 (October 22nd, 2010)

  • Updated imagefap.com processor, skipping the invisible "Related galleries" links and leveraging the "one page" view to maximize performances

New in version 1.2.3 RC3 (October 22nd, 2010)

  • Fixed matching extensions list being cut when not displayed in the Options dialog

New in version 1.2.3 RC2 (October 22nd, 2010)

  • Quick recognition of Rapid Pro and early skipping of Rapidshare link pre-processing

New in version 1.2.3 RC1 (October 22nd, 2010)

  • [Media] Fixed clearing media list menu doesn't prevent duplicates of erased items from reappearing
  • Rapidshare processing for non Rapid Pro links is made permanently disposable

New in version 1.2.2.1 (October 12th, 2010)

  • [Media] "Clear" menu item to erase the media list of the current window
  • Dropped Filesonic pre-processing (temporarily?)

New in version 1.2.2.1 RC1 (October 12th, 2010)

  • Restored and extended Rapidshare free support, with optional automatic wait and retry
  • [Media] "Guessed" media file names truncation to 128 characters to cope with file system limits
  • magnet: URI dispatching support
  • ed2k: URI dispatching support

New in version 1.2.2 RC4 (September 28th, 2010)

  • Fixed uploading.com links causing FlashGot All to fail when not logged in as a premium user

New in version 1.2.1.31 (September 14th, 2010)

  • Faster startup time
  • Restored compatibility with Firefox 4.0b6pre

New in version 1.2.1.30 (August 26th, 2010)

  • filesonic.com batch download support
  • [cURL] Resume support (thanks wumpyr for reporting)

New in version 1.2.1.29 (August 2nd, 2010)

  • [Media] File sizes are put leftmost in the media menu for easier choice among multiple segments of the same file
  • DTA 2.0 compatibility
  • Improved DTA "turbo" (one click) support

New in version 1.2.1.29 RC1 (August 2nd, 2010)

  • Updated Imagefap image grabbing routine

New in version 1.2.1.28 (July 22nd, 2010)

  • Firefox 4.0b3pre compatibility

New in version 1.2.1.28 RC5 (July 22nd, 2010)

  • Improved WGet and Aria2 FlashGot Media integration
  • Fixed bug affecting Linux download managers using UFILE in their command line (thanks Gullible Jones for reporting)

New in version 1.2.1.28 RC4 (July 22nd, 2010)

  • Version number logging (thanks therube for RFE)
  • Fixed alternate fall-back arguments bug
  • Fixed cURL not working properly with FlashGot Media
  • Refinement of FlashGot Media's size threshold

New in version 1.2.1.28 RC3 (July 22nd, 2010)

  • Fixed rc2 regression breaking redirect processing
  • Fixed early initialization time on Firefox 4

New in version 1.2.1.28 RC2 (July 22nd, 2010)

  • FlashGet 3.5 support (thanks Olivier Benet for request)

New in version 1.2.1.28 RC1 (July 8th, 2010)

  • Improved file name generation for Imagefap galleries (thanks ImagefapUser234 for reporting)

New in version 1.2.1.27 (July 3rd, 2010)

  • Firefox 4 (Gecko 2) XPCOM support
  • Work-around for Mozilla's bug 576492

New in version 1.2.1.26 (June 19th, 2010)

  • filelocator.com batch download support
  • re-links.com and chooselink.com link protection services support
  • The tmpDir preference is not persisted anymore if it's equal to sys default, and falls back to sys default when can't be found, making profile-sharing easier (thanks Alfred Aldric for reporting)

New in version 1.2.1.25 Development (June 16th, 2010)

  • FlashGot Media: support for FLV files with .fid extension
  • FlashGot Media: minimum content size threshold for Flash video interception (default 1MB, controlled by the flashgot.media.minSize.flv preference)

New in version 1.2.1.24 Development (June 8th, 2010)

  • Fix for FlashGot broken on Minefield

New in version 1.2.1.23 (June 3rd, 2010)

  • Prozilla support on Linux
  • Improved queueing of download batches with Linux command line download managers
  • Saner terminal spawning on Linux
  • hotfile.com batch download support
  • Seamonkey version compatibility bump

New in version 1.2.1.22 (May 10th, 2010)

  • More reliable sharingmatrix.com support
  • Support for alternate fall-back arguments in custom and Linux command line templates: [-o FNAME|-O] gets expanded to "-o FNAME" if FNAME is present, to "-O" otherwise
  • Better FNAME support for cURL
  • Experimental FNAME support for JDownloader

New in version 1.2.1.21 (April 12th, 2010)

  • Fixed FlashGot.exe crash on Windows 7

New in version 1.2.1.20 (April 12th, 2010)

  • "flv-application/octet-stream" and "video/x-flv" mime type support
  • Temporary files shredding on session history purge
  • Fixed incompatibility with Orca Browser and possibly other XULRunner applications

New in version 1.2.1.19 Beta (April 7th, 2010)

  • Private Browsing support
  • Secure shredding of temporary URL files, always enabled in Private Browsing mode, can be forced for normal browsing too by setting the flashgot.shredding about:config preference to true
  • Fixed [FNAME] (Suggested file name) not shown in the placeholders list
  • Fixed generic redirector broken on some anonymized links (thanks jdlc and Leon Wijaya for reporting)

New in version 1.2.1.18 (March 29th, 2010)

  • oron.com premium direct+batch download support
  • ~200% improvement in startup time
  • Fixed JDownloader not being detected in Thunderbird
  • Improved and faster Java detection, now can also be overridden by setting the flashgot.java about:config preference

New in version 1.2.1.17 (March 11th, 2010)

  • Fixed media icon tooltip always referring to last seen movie

New in version 1.2.1.16 (March 11th, 2010)

  • Fixed IDN host names not being properly punycoded
  • Version bump for latest trunk apps compatibility

New in version 1.2.1.15 (February 19th, 2010)

  • Windows bridge made compatible with Windows' Software Restriction Policy
  • Removed Surf Canyon's search refinement

New in version 1.2.1.14 (February 17th, 2010)

  • Surf Canyon's search refinement disabled by default
  • Fixed an extra space layout issue with certain search engines

New in version 1.2.1.13 (February 9th, 2010)

  • Batch and direct download support for new uploading.com links
  • Search result refinements for downloadable files and media

New in version 1.2.1.12 (February 9th, 2010)

  • Fixed bug breaking built-in download manager if the "Overwrite" preference is enabled
  • Fixed built-in download manager broken if localized name contains upper Unicode characters

New in version 1.2.1.11 (February 9th, 2010)

  • Fixed error console noise regression

New in version 1.2.1.10 (January 25th, 2010)

  • Direct download support for photobucket.com images and videos
  • Better JDownloader integration on Windows 7
  • "package" parameter sent to JDownloader
  • Improved parsing of textual selection

New in version 1.2.1.09 (January 4th, 2010)

  • Direct download support for imagevenue.com
  • Direct download support for imagebam.com
  • Batch gallery download and direct image download support for imagefap.com support (built-in download manager recommended to preserve file names)
  • Improved redirection handling compatibility in Built-in download manager

New in version 1.2.1.08 (December 24th, 2009)

  • Better cache management
  • Fixed Build Gallery regression (thanks wavingbears for reporting)

New in version 1.2.1.07 (December 23rd, 2009)

  • Better redirection and content-disposition support in Built-in download manager
  • Fixed bug in progress bar updating

New in version 1.2.1.06 (December 23rd, 2009)

  • Destination folder support for PSD

New in version 1.2.1.05 (December 23rd, 2009)

  • PSD for Mac support

New in version 1.2.1.04 (December 23rd, 2009)

  • "FlashGot Link" contextual command on Thunderbird's header links

New in version 1.2.1.03 (December 23rd, 2009)

  • Fixed "double terminal" issue

New in version 1.2.1.02 (December 23rd, 2009)

  • Fixed other minor *X shell issues
  • Fixed contextual menu broken on Thunderbird 3
  • Fixed non-nested menu pref ignored on Thunderbird

New in version 1.2.1.01 (December 23rd, 2009)

  • Fixed Linux download manager support not working with some non-GNU shells

New in version 1.2.1 (December 7th, 2009)

  • Better sniffing of multiple media stream containers
  • Better support for Silverlight video streams
  • Support for the sharingmatrix.com service

New in version 1.2.0.9 (November 23rd, 2009)

  • Folx download manager for Mac OS X support
  • FlashGot Media better support for Youtube channels
  • FlashGot Media support for Viddler videos
  • Silenced "which" console output during download manager detection
  • Fixed Build Gallery's interrelated ranges starting at 1 even though the referenced one starts at 0

New in version 1.2.0.8 (November 9th, 2009)

  • Improved Uget support for single downloads
  • Worked around Menu Editor incompatibility

New in version 1.2.0.7 (October 20th, 2009)

  • Uget open source download manager support

New in version 1.2.0.6 (September 28th, 2009)

  • Fixed potential initialization bug on Mac OS X

New in version 1.2.0.5 (September 28th, 2009)

  • Media size shown in FlashGot Media download menu
  • Fixed help links not opening from FlashGot's UI on Minefield
  • Better temporary directory fallback for portable configurations
  • Restored digital signature on native bridge

New in version 1.2.0.4 (September 8th, 2009)

  • FlashGot media intercepting cached content
  • FlashGet 3.2 support (as "FlashGet 2.x")
  • Increased attempts to contact JDownloader after launching it, should prevent first batch to fail on older systems.
  • Use JDownloader.exe when possible on Windows

New in version 1.2.0.3 Dev (August 25th, 2009)

  • Fixed FlashGot starting JDownloader on Windows with a console attached (thanks MiOB for report)

New in version 1.2.0.2 (August 21st, 2009)

  • Firefox 3.7 compatibility

New in version 1.2.0.1 (August 21st, 2009)

  • Updated relink.us support + Improved JDownloader startup management
  • Improved generic redirection support compatibility (thanks therube for reporting) + javascript:http:// link resolution support (thanks rwgk for RFE)
  • Fixed JDownloader cookie support
  • Work-around for Mozilla bug 502461

New in version 1.2 (August 3rd, 2009)

  • Digitally signed package
  • Added "COMMENT" placeholder support to custom download manager templates
  • GPL v2 headers to all the source files
  • Fixed Megaupload batch downloading failing on some sites
  • Replaced old "GPL with DAP exception" license text with plain original GPL v2

New in version 1.1.9.9 Beta (July 15th, 2009)

  • Improved JDownloader support

New in version 1.1.9.8 (July 8th, 2009)

  • JDownloader support
  • Fixed Megaupload processor sending batches multiple times (thanks DarkB for reporting)

New in version 1.1.9.7 (July 8th, 2009)

  • ul.to batch download support
  • Restored iGetter for Mac OS X compatibility lost in some cases (thanks Davide Grandi for reporting)

New in version 1.1.9.6 (June 21st, 2009)

  • Work-around for "missing menu" problem caused by Sothink Web Video Downloader's lame GPL violation

New in version 1.1.9.5 (June 21st, 2009)

  • Fixed confusing auto-detection behavior (non installed JDownloader got selected instead of Built In if no other download manager was found) - Removed JDownloader support until JDownloader's team proceed with their part of integration

New in version 1.1.9.4 (June 15th, 2009)

  • Fixed startup mem leak (thanks loxs for reporting)

New in version 1.1.9.3 (June 15th, 2009)

  • Improved Uploading.com batch downloading support (thanks Wheathead for reporting)
  • GetRight "Skip confirmation prompts" option (thanks arachnologist for RFE)
  • flashgot.dmsopt.DMNAME.quiet about:config option to disable folder choosers and other prompts of certain download managers
  • flashgot.dmsopt.DMNAME.quiet.OPNUM about:config option to disable folder choosers and other prompts for one operation (OPNUM, 0 = link, 1 = selection, 2 = all) of a certain download manager

New in version 1.1.9.2 (June 15th, 2009)

  • Fixed 1.1.9.1 autodetection regression

New in version 1.1.9.1 (June 15th, 2009)

  • Uninstall button in FlashGot Options for SeaMonkey
  • Fixed SeaMonkey installation issue

New in version 1.1.9 (May 29th, 2009)

  • Uploading.com batch download support
  • Huge code refactoring for easier extensibility
  • Removed bogus "Failed to load XPCOM... .autoreg" message shown in Error Console on startup
  • Fixed portable support regression

New in version 1.1.8.9 Beta (May 18th, 2009)

  • Experimental JDownloader support (not available yet in current JDownloader builds)
  • Work-around for Bug 400227, Leopard security prompt
  • Huge modularization refactoring

New in version 1.1.8.8 Beta (May 10th, 2009)

  • Fixed Megaupload links on Megaupload pages causing download batches to fail (thanks ha1 for report)

New in version 1.1.8.7 (May 6th, 2009)

  • New "Show release notes on update" checkbox in FlashGot Options|Advanced
  • Basic download dialog patching made compatible with Fx 3.5 and above
  • Fixed megarotic.com links in a batch prevented it from completing

New in version 1.1.8.6 (April 17th, 2009)

  • Fixed broken progress bar and no link sent if a Megaupload link is in the batch and user is not logged in

New in version 1.1.8.5 (March 28th, 2009)

  • Protectlinks.com batch download support (thanks bbutton for RFE)

New in version 1.1.8.4 Beta (March 24th, 2009)

  • FNAME file name placeholder support in custom download manager arguments templates
  • file name replacement support for downloads coming from FlashGot Media on aria2, cURL and wget

New in version 1.1.8.3 Beta (March 23rd, 2009)

  • Lix.in folders support (thanks bbutton for report)

New in version 1.1.8.2 Beta (March 21st, 2009)

  • Hideurl.biz Rapidshare-specific support (thanks bbutton for report)

New in version 1.1.8.1 Beta (March 16th, 2009)

  • Rapidsafe support
  • Fixed Flashgot All and FlashGot Selection missing links whose description contain multiple line feed characters (thanks Ploni Almonius for report)

New in version 1.1.8 (March 13th, 2009)

  • Improved generic redirector regular expression
  • Reduced FlashGot Media log spam

New in version 1.1.7.9 (February 26th, 2009)

  • Fixed regression from joost.com support: redirected movies reported twice in FlashGot Media (e.g. on Youtube)
  • Improved Megaupload support, adapted to new site layout
  • New flashgot.media.redirection.* preferences to control redirection handling in FlashGot Media:
  • 0 - don't follow redirections
  • 1 - report last redirected URL (default)
  • 2 - report both original and last redirection URL

New in version 1.1.7.8 (February 13th, 2009)

  • FlashGot Media compatibility with joost.com and other redirecting movie sites f4* Flash video support (thanks mk.2 for request)

New in version 1.1.7.7 (January 26th, 2009)

  • Fixed regression: links wrapped around images being ignored by "FlashGot All"

New in version 1.1.7.6 (January 24th, 2009)

  • Fixed initialization failure on certain profiles (thanks fastleo63 for report)

New in version 1.1.7.4 Beta (January 21st, 2009)

  • Work-around for multi-line titles breaking FDM 3

New in version 1.1.7.3 Beta (January 12th, 2009)

  • Fixed initialization bug with Unix/Linux download managers leading FlashGot to skip first download if auto-detection is off (thanks Michel for report)

New in version 1.1.7.2 (January 12th, 2009)

  • Better handling of focused node
  • Kazakh translation
  • Overlay code cleanup
  • Updated Ukrainian translation

New in version 1.1.7.1 Beta (January 5th, 2009)

  • Restored compatibility broken by DownThemAll 1.1.0
  • Improved compatibility with latest Thunder version

New in version 1.1.7 (December 28th, 2008)

  • relink.us batch download support
  • Download Accelerator Plus 9 compatibility (requires "DAP|Options|Advanced|Integrate into Mozilla/Firefox browser" to be enabled)
  • Updated Malaysian Updated Hebrew

New in version 1.1.6.2 Beta (December 22nd, 2008)

  • Fixed FlashGot Media skipping MIME content type "video/x-flash-video" (thanks Sirdarckcat)

New in version 1.1.6 (December 14th, 2008)

  • Aria 2 automatic support
  • Improved directory choosing workflow
  • Updated Arabic translation
  • Compatibility with Thunderbird trunk
  • Compatibility wiht Seamonkey trunk
  • Fixed minor bugs in bash-based automatic detection

New in version 1.1.5.2 (December 6th, 2008)

  • Yahoo Mail! attachments download support
  • Better compatibility of redirector processors with already redirected single-download URLs

New in version 1.1.5 (November 30th, 2008)

  • Yahoo Mail! attachments download support
  • Better compatibility of redirector processors with already redirected single-download URLs

New in version 1.1.4.2 Beta (November 17th, 2008)

  • Fixed nested menu broken on Thunderbird (thanks Andy Kleinert for report)
  • Fixed Built-in download manager not honoring
  • autoclose pref (thanks Andy Kleinert for report)

New in version 1.1.4.1 Beta (November 15th, 2008)

  • Restored FlashGot.exe compatibility with Win9x
  • x Version bump for Songbird nightlies

New in version 1.1.4 (November 13th, 2008)

  • hidefile.biz batch download support
  • FlashGet 2.3 support
  • Fixed WellGet regression (thanks inra for patch)
  • Fixed bug in file type list UI on Gecko < 1.9 (thanks therube for report)

New in version 1.1.3 (October 24th, 2008)

  • Unicode support for FlashGot Media titles
  • Afrikaans translation
  • FlashGet 2.2 support
  • Fixed possible infinite recursion in generic redirect processor
  • FlashGot Media interception optimizations

New in version 1.1.2 (October 5th, 2008)

  • Increased sensitivity for playlist media formats
  • Fixed "Do this automatically for file like this from now on" not working (thanks sg2002 for report)
  • Better FlashGot Media behavior when document title is missing (thanks therube for report)

New in version 1.1.1.6 (September 20th, 2008)

  • Fixed ghost entries in extensions list
  • FlashGot media status icon can be hidden by toggling the flashgot.media.statusIcon preference to false

New in version 1.1.1.5 (September 20th, 2008)

  • Fixed minor referrer extrapolation bug, breaking some sourceforge.net cross-site downloads
  • Fixed alt+click not working inside frames

New in version 1.1.1.4 (September 20th, 2008)

  • Fixed bug in FlashGot Media type sniffing of clips with wrong or missing Content-type header, broken if content was not flv/mp3

New in version 1.1.1.3 (September 20th, 2008)

  • Fixed regression in Thunderbird version

New in version 1.1.1.1 (September 8th, 2008)

  • Fixed last minute regression in "FlashGot All"

New in version 1.1.1.2 Beta / 1.1 (September 8th, 2008)

  • Restored stealth.to batch support
  • Fixed choosen directory not sent to GetRight

New in version 1.1.0.1 Beta (August 27th, 2008)

  • Improved FlashGot Media compatibility with sites not correctly setting content types

New in version 1.1 (August 27th, 2008)

  • "FlashGot Media" release
  • Locale updates

New in version 1.0.5.5 Beta (August 20th, 2008)

  • Galician translation (thanks Lois Lamas)
  • Fixed DTA integration in "Opening..." dialog
  • (Dar)Wine support turned off by default to avoid annoyances on some configurations (e.g. X11 starting on Mac OS X). It can be turned on by setting the flashgot.useWine about:config preference to true

New in version 1.0.5.4 Beta (August 16th, 2008)

  • "FlashGot Media" menu item updated "live" as content start playing
  • Improved "FlashGot Media" compatibility with stream containers
  • Fixed "FlashGot Media" issues with frames
  • Fixed "FlashGot Media" to work with cached content

New in version 1.0.5 (August 11th, 2008)

  • Speed Download Lite support
  • Moved changelog online to reduce XPI size
  • (Dar)Wine support turned off by default to avoid annoyances on some configurations (e.g. X11 starting on Mac OS X). It can be turned on by setting the flashgot.useWine about:config preference to true
  • Added option for "Built in" download manager to overwrite files, rather than renaming with numbers

New in version 1.0.4.4 (July 10th, 2008)

  • Improved (release-ready) Darwine support
  • Fixed option click over a scrollbar triggering download on Mac OS X

New in version 1.0.4.3 Beta (June 30th, 2008)

  • Darwine compatibility (Wine support on Mac OS X)
  • zshare.net batch direct download support
  • Link descriptions can be ommitted by setting the flashgot.noDesc preference to false or creating a flashgot.productName.noDesc boolean preference and setting it to false in about:config (the former acts globally, the latter is per download manager)

New in version 1.0.4.2 (June 24th, 2008)

  • Fixed 1.0.4 issues on Thunderbird and on non-Windows OSes.
  • FlashGot API and mouse tracking are more gesture friendly: any gesture starting from a link or performed while a selection is active will "smartly" trigger either FlashGot All or FlashGot Selection if configured to call gFlashGot.download().
  • iGetter for Windows support made compatible with Firefox 3.
  • Improved support for the browser built-in download manager and for the DTA extension.
  • Enhanced SourceForge download handling, works also through multiple cross-domain redirections.
  • Restored full POST support, which was broken in Firefox 2.
  • Leech Mac OS X download manager compatibility.
  • Generic redirection rule working with almost every plain URL-based redirection service and customizable by editing the regular expression in the flashgot.redir.generic.rx about:config preference.
  • Improved complex redirection engine, including batch support for ftp2share.net, rapidbolt.com, linkbank.eu, linkbucks.com and rsprotect.com.
  • Windows visual download managers are now fully supported on Linux through Wine (tested with FlashGet and Orbit Downloader on Ubuntu 8.0.4). You can disable Wine support setting the flashgot.useWine about:config preference to false.
  • Windows native bridge is digitally signed and includes several security enhancement (ASLR, DEP, SafeSEH and many more).
  • Batch download support for many anonymize/redirection services (anonym.to, tinyurl.com, moourl.com, anonymz.com, shorten.ws, tubeurl.com)
  • Batch download support for megaupload.com, rapidshare.com and depositfiles.com registered accounts.
  • Batch download support for link protection services such as link-protector.com, stealth.to and lix.in.
  • Improved startup performance and native bridge lifecycle management.

New in version 1.0.4 (June 20th, 2008)

  • iGetter for Windows support on Firefox 3 "Smart" gFlashGot.download() API (e.g. for mouse gestures) will download either the current selection or the last mousedown link

New in version 1.0 (May 26th, 2008)

  • POST support within the built-in download manager
  • Leech support including POST
  • ftp2share.net support (10x goridelta for suggestion)
  • generic URL-based redirection support (customizable regular expression in flashgot.redir.generic.rx)
  • Improved Speed Download 5 support
  • Dropped autodetection for older Speed Download versions. It can be manually enabled setting the flashgot.oldSD about:config preference to true
  • Faster auto-detection on Mac OS X

New in version 0.9.9.2 Beta (May 5th, 2008)

  • FlashGot.exe always returns 0 after auto-detection, thus preventing Wine from... whining
  • FlashGot.exe is digitally signed, for better anti-malware software peace of mind

New in version 0.9.8 Beta (April 21st, 2008)

  • Transparent management of MegaUpload Premium links when MU's "Direct Download" option is not enabled ( enabling it is the recommended method, though)

New in version 0.9.5 (April 7th, 2008)

  • Improved support for browser built-in download manager.
  • Batch download support for many anonymize/redirection services (anonym.to, tinyurl.com, moourl.com, anonymz.com, shorten.ws, tubeurl.com)
  • Batch download support for megaupload.com, rapidshare.com and depositfiles.com registered accounts.
  • Batch download support for link protection services such as link-protector.com, stealth.to and lix.in.
  • Improved startup performance and native bridge lifecycle management.
  • Improved cookie file support.
  • Several security improvements in the Windows native bridge (including ASLR, DEP, SafeSEH and many more).
  • Compatibility with latest link-protector.com referrer-based protection.
  • Support for new stealth.to captcha protection: if you "FlashGot" a stealth.to captcha-protected link, the captcha gets shown in the same page (just below the link) and as soon as you solve it all the protected files are "FlashGot" at once.
  • Better ReGet support when native Firefox plugin is installed and enabled.

New in version 0.9.5 (April 7th, 2008)

  • Compatibility tweaks for Songbird
  • Improved "Built In" support on Toolkit applications

New in version 0.9 (March 26th, 2008)

  • Improved native bridge lifecycle management, with faster startup and more antivirus-friendly behavior
  • Enhanced cookie file support

New in version 0.8.9.1 Beta (March 22nd, 2008)

  • Fixed equal signs being cut by Windows command line processing for custom download manager definitions

New in version 0.8.8 (March 12th, 2008)

  • Downloader 4 X rudimentary cookie support (notice: it will work only if d4x is not running when you send the download batch, because d4x initializes cookies only once per session)
  • Better CFILE (cookie file) support, integrating session cookies and compatible with Firefox 3

New in version 0.8.7 (March 12th, 2008)

  • megaupload.com premium batch download support

New in version 0.8.6 (March 12th, 2008)

  • moourl.com batch redirection support
  • anonymz.com batch redirection support

New in version 0.8.5 (March 12th, 2008)

  • Revision of the FlashGot executable bridge to take advantage of security enhancement in CRT and Vista
  • Fixed regression in cookie management (thanks antok.tm for report)

New in version 0.8.4 (March 12th, 2008)

  • New flashgot.dmsopts..cookiePersistence preference to set the number of hours cookies passed through IE cookie manager will live for a certain download manager to catch them (default 1 except for FlashGet, increased to 24)
  • Version bumb for Firefox 3.0b5pre

New in version 0.8.3 (March 3rd, 2008)

  • Fixed GetRight support regression (thanks Lundholm for report)

New in version 0.8.1 (February 18th, 2008)

  • Fixed POST data extraction bug breaking the download dialog FlashGot option

New in version 0.8 (February 18th, 2008)

  • Built in browser download manager support (tested on Firefox and Seamonkey only)
  • DTA and Turbo DTA support
  • Automatic hiding of native UI elements for download managers whose FlashGot support is currently active
  • Fixed Linux built-in download managers not working if autodetection is turned off

New in version 0.7.9 (February 6th, 2008)

  • Compatibility with latest link-protector.com flow
  • Support for new stealth.to captcha
  • Version bump for Fx 3.0b4pre
  • Dropped compatibility with Fx 1.x

New in version 0.7.8 Beta (January 28th, 2008)

  • Native support for wget via xterm on Linux

New in version 0.7.7 (January 28th, 2008)

  • Fixed "Detect Now" not affecting current session
  • Fixed WellGet auto-detection bug
  • Fixed IDM "zombification"

New in version 0.7.6 (January 28th, 2008)

  • Fixed FlashGet DownloadHelper incompatibility

New in version 0.7.5 (January 19th, 2008)

  • flashgot.invertAltShiftClick about:config option to swap alt click and alt shift click meanings
  • Updated localizations

New in version 0.7.4 (January 12th, 2008)

  • stealth.to multiple hidden links redirection support Recursive use of redirection services optimizations Experimental (untested) Songbird compatibility

New in version 0.7.2 (January 3rd, 2008)

  • stealth.to multiple hidden links redirection support
  • Recursive use of redirection services optimizations
  • Experimental (untested) Songbird compatibility

New in version 0.7.1 (December 13th, 2007)

  • Fixed Build Gallery XML bug on Fx3
  • Netscape 9.0.0.x compatibility

New in version 0.7 (November 27th, 2007)

  • depositfiles.com Gold support
  • tinyurl.com batch redirection support
  • lix.in link protection service support
  • link-protector.com link protection service support
  • anonym.to batch redirection support
  • flashgot.redir.[service].anonymous preference to strip referrer from download batches including links redirected through a [service] among "link_in", "link_protector_com" or "anonym_to".

New in version 0.6.9.9 (November 15th, 2007)

  • Firefox 3 compatibility
  • Updated locales
  • Fixed regression, Build Gallery broken on referrer-less pages

New in version 0.6.9.8 (November 8th, 2007)

  • Restored Unix-style download managers on Mac OS X
  • New Mac OS X support made compatible with temporary directories containing special characters

New in version 0.6.9.7 (November 1st, 2007)

  • Improved new Mac OS X support
  • Faster startup
  • More reliable "detect now" feature

New in version 0.6.9.6 (November 1st, 2007)

  • Fixed regression from 0.6.9.5 - unrecognized Windows download managers

New in version 0.6.9.5 (November 1st, 2007)

  • Better Leopard startup work-around, disabling *X command line support on Mac OS X (e.g. curl)

New in version 0.6.9.4 (November 1st, 2007)

  • Work-around for repeated Leopard warnings on startup (user will be asked to allow the "FlashGot" script just once, after FlashGot is installed)

New in version 0.6.9.3 (October 24th, 2007)

  • Netscape 9.0.* compatibility

New in version 0.6.9.2 (October 24th, 2007)

  • Fixed Build Gallery parameters persistence regression due to automatic native wrappers

New in version 0.6.9.1 (October 19th, 2007)

  • Better ReGet 5.x support
  • Build Gallery mp4 support (thanks Ewen)
  • Fixed trunk "basic" Unknown Content Type Dialog
  • General compatibility enhancements

New in version 0.6.9 (October 1st, 2007)

  • Retriever automatic detection on Windows (see FAQ for manual cross-platform setup, thanks Hayden Legendre)
  • Footprint reduction
  • capped links number preference for custom download managers to prevent DOS conditions on batch downloads

New in version 0.6.8 (September 8th, 2007)

  • FlashGot Selection *inside* textarea and text boxes
  • Fixed localization-related Seamokey install problem
  • Fixed progress meter issue with text box selections

New in version 0.6.6 (September 7th, 2007)

  • FlashGot Selection grabs links from text boxes too

New in version 0.6.5 (September 3rd, 2007)

  • Fixed both single right-clicked link and other links extracted from selection being sent separately by the new direct context menu download manager access: now selected links are sent without redundancies, no matter what's clicked (thanks therube for reporting)

New in version 0.6.4 (August 29th, 2007)

  • "Shown in context menu" option for each download manager definition, allowing DownloadWith-style usage patterns (thanks VitaR for request)

New in version 0.6.3 (August 28th, 2007)

  • [UFILE] line separator set to CRLF on Windows

New in version 0.6.2 (July 17th, 2007)

  • Fixed missing download managers list in SeaMonkey "Opening..." dialog

New in version 0.6.1 (July 15th, 2007)

  • Fixed "Open with..." missing regression (10x Totya)

New in version 0.5.99 (June 8th, 2007)

  • Archive password added to download description if detected in "FlashGot Selection" (e.g. Pass: xyz) Public Download Accelerator Plus (DAP) support x Fixed download dialog drop-downs when DTA installed x Updated Polish (thanks Piecu) x Updated Chinese Traditional (thanks Greener)

New in version 0.5.98.070328 (March 30th, 2007)

  • Expiration time for download cookies set to 1 hour

New in version 0.5.98.070302 (March 3rd, 2007)

  • Fixed nasty "FlashGot Selection" regression

New in version 0.5.98 (February 28th, 2007)

  • BitComet support (thanks to Zhang Ji)
  • Minefield (3.0a3) support
  • Better duplicate removal on "FlashGot Selection", optimized for those links having an "abbreviated" (and broken) version of their actual URL in their description (often seen in forum posts)

New in version 0.5.97.03 (December 26th, 2006)

  • Minefield (3.0a2) support

New in version 0.5.97.02 (November 26th, 2006)

  • Rapidshare Premium support updated for new rapidshare.com link system
  • Orbit support
  • Belarusian (thanks Andrew O. Shadoura)

New in version 0.5.97.01 (October 29th, 2006)

  • Bug fix: adding wxDownload Fast broke custom download managers support

New in version 0.5.97 (October 29th, 2006)

  • wxDownload Fast (open source multi-platform download manager) support
  • Faster, safer and more flexible JavaScript support in Build Gallery. Warning: it will work on Fx >= 1.5 only and it may break some (few) old expressions,
  • if arguments are not properly quoted - e.g. [myfunc([1-9])] works, [myfunc('[a-z]')] works, [myfunc([a-z])] won't work unless variables a to z are defined.
  • Metalink 3 support
  • Improved POST support
  • Improved "autostart" and "intercept all"
  • All UI links open in tabs
  • Restored Flock compatibility
  • Restored Netscape compatibility
  • Fixed incorrect escaping of URLs with fragment
  • Fixed Seamonkey regression in save dialog box
  • Fixed FlashGot Selection menu enablement bug
  • Fixed nsISupports QueryInterface bug
  • Fixed strict warnings

New in version 0.5.96.060910 (September 10th, 2006)

  • Firefox 2 new "basic" save dialog compatibility
  • Minor bug fixes

New in version 0.5.96.060823 (August 24th, 2006)

  • Fixed Spanish (Chile) packaging problem causing Seamonkey installation to fail

New in version 0.5.96 (August 22nd, 2006)

  • Better GetRight cookie support (e.g. for GMail)
  • GwGet "FlashGot All" calls filter dialog
  • Croatian translation (Krcko)
  • Spanish (Chile) translation (Nameless)
  • Ukraininan translation (Sergey Khoruzhin)
  • Fixed HiDownload startup bug (URL forgotten if HiDownload not running yet)
  • Fixed WellGet double startup bug
  • Fixed GetRight metalink side effect (alt click always uses the internal prompt)
  • Minefield compatibility upgrade (Moz bug 326273)

New in version 0.5.95.060611 (August 13th, 2006)

  • Fixed HiDownload startup bug (URL forgotten if HiDownload not running yet)
  • Fixed WellGet double startup bug
  • Fixed GetRight metalink side effect (alt click always uses the internal prompt)
  • Minefield compatibility upgrade (Moz bug 326273)

New in version 0.5.9.995 (April 8th, 2006)

  • Metalink support (for GetRight >= 5.2d), thanks to Ant Bryan and Darius Liktorius
  • Optional HTTP Basic/Digest authentication support (Options|Privacy|HTTP Authentication, default off)
  • GigaGet support
  • Always prompt for directory on multiple downloads with non-gui external download managers (e.g. cURL); it can be changed toggling the flashgot.multiQuiet preference in about:config
  • Fixed Alt Shift Click regressions
  • Fixed post data always sent (even if empty) to custom download managers