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LeechCraft is a modular Internet client. It allows you to browse the Web; read RSS/Atom feeds; download files via BitTorrent, FTP, and HTTP; automatically download, play, or stream podcasts (and other media files); and much more.

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Recent releases

  •  03 Apr 2014 19:10

    Release Notes: This release adds support for server-side history to the Azoth IM client, for XMPP and VKontakte protocols. It adds XMPP Message Carbons support. It implements support for ReplayGain in the LMP audio player with automatic RG metadata calculation for audio tracks in the collection. It adds Web interface support for the Aggregator RSS feed reader. It supports annotated documents in the Monocle document reader. It has threaded PDF rendering in Monocle. It has support for image sources in LHTR hypertext editor. It fixes numerous bugs and crashes.

    •  30 Dec 2013 11:35

      Release Notes: Adds Desktop Mode for running LeechCraft as a DE. Taskbar, system tray, system notifier, app launcher, keyboard configurator, and various other necessary tools are included. LMP audio player has migrated to GStreamer, and playlist operations have been optimized. Support for VKontakte messaging in the Azoth IM client. Blasq, a cloud image storages client. A few other plugins. This release severely optimizes LeechCraft loading and various other parts, like the ad blocker. AnHero crash handler no longer has KDE dependencies.

      •  19 Sep 2013 11:06

        Release Notes: Compared to previous stable version 0.5.0, this release introduces a bunch of new plugins, like LMP, the social-oriented collection-based media player, Monocle, the document reader with support for formats like PDF, DjVu, FB2, and PostScript and with features from text search to form filling, Blogique, the blog client for LiveJournal and local blogs, and SB2, the side panel for placing various widgets, from a tabs switcher to a network monitor and a weather plugin. It adds support for Mail.Ru and MSN protocols and some smaller plugins, as well as lots of fixes.

        •  18 Oct 2012 17:05

          Release Notes: Improves rules matching speed in the CleanWeb ad blocker by an order of magnitude. Adds Launchy, a third-party app launcher. Adds a HotStreams module for access to radios at DI, SkyFM, SomaFM, and Icecast streams from LMP media player and LastFMScrobble now support fetching recommended events. Improved transcoding support in LMP. Adds autosync in the NetStoreManager cloud storage client. Improved file transfers in Azoth IM-client, adding integration with NetStoreManager-like plugins. Adds support for DjVu format in the Monocle document viewer. Adds support for Mac OS X.

          •  11 Aug 2012 13:34

            Release Notes: This release is focused on the LMP module (audio player) and the NetStoreManager module. The most significant change in LMP is support for cloud music storage systems like Other LMP changes include an improved playlist with different sorting modes and drag-and-drop reordering. The NetStoreManager module now supports the Google Drive service. A new module has been added: Monocle, a modular document reader. For now, it supports PDF and fb2. Other plugins are also improved: Azoth (IM client) now shows avatars in tooltips, a birthday notifier module has been added, and the RSS aggregator can now export feeds to PDF.


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