New in version 1.5.6.12

August 16th, 2015
  • "[Middle Button Drag Down] gesture starts FlashGot downloads" checkbox in FlashGot Options
  • Gesture is not processed at all if disabled
  • Fixed Link Chooser not properly honoring its
  • "Choose all items by default" checkbox (thanks
  • BaptX for reporting)

New in version 1.5.5.97 RC1 (January 29th, 2014)

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

New in version 1.5.5.96 (January 28th, 2014)

  • [YouTube] New hd1440 DASH format detection (thanks user and al_9x)
  • 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 1.5.5.96 RC1 (January 25th, 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 (DASH, thanks user for patch)
  • Fixed command line escaping issue on Windows, thanks vipiish for patch

New in version 1.5.5.92 (October 2nd, 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 RC2 (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 RC1 (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 (thanks Teo)

New in version 1.5.5.8 (September 9th, 2013)

  • Fixed regression in versioning management.

New in version 1.5.5.7 (September 6th, 2013)

  • Youtube signature decoding algorithm (SDA) sniffing (thanks "user" for patches)
  • 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 28th, 2013)

  • Restored Youtube functionality (thanks "user" for patches)
  • Fixed bug in the domain sorting routine (thanks Ilya for reporting and "user" for patch)

New in version 1.5.5.5 (June 12th, 2013)

  • Fixed error logging bug (thanks therube for report)
  • Fixed regression in name guessing based on document title (thanks GµårÐïåñ for report)
  • Added logging for original error messages on failed file writes
  • Fixed cookie handling for TLD-less URLs (thanks jumpy21230 for reporting)

New in version 1.5.5.4 (May 14th, 2013)

  • More informative error messages when a downloaded file cannot be written on disk.
  • Fixed Youtube multi-format autodetection causing stream prefetching sometimes.
  • Improved FlashGot Media file name guessing (thanks nagan for RFE).
  • FlashGot Media autodetects and downloads alternate available resolutions and formats for Youtube movies, even when Flash is blocked (e.g. by NoScript).
  • Support for the FlashGot All command on XML documents containing URL-like element attributes.
  • More compatible and complete generic URL parameter redirector (grabs the "real" final URLs from redirects and trackers).
  • Addresses of media content captured by FlashGot Media can be copied to the clipboard by right-clicking their menu entries (thanks GµårÐïåñ for RFE).
  • Improved link chooser dialog's destination path textbox selection behavior, allowing for easier copy & paste.
  • On the fly download when changing the default download manager now working for single links too.
  • FlashGot Media support for dailymotion.com fragmented video clips.
  • Updated dfiles.eu (FKA depositfiles.com) preprocessing for batch direct link premium downloads (similar FlashGot-supported preprocessed file sharing services are fileserve.com, filesonic.com, hotfile.com, megaupload.com, netload.in, rapidshare.com, uploading.com, uploaded.to, ul.to, zshare.com).
  • Fixed Linux terminal support broken in some distros.
  • Links in the chooser dialog can now be sorted by any attribute.
  • Improved link chooser user interface for quick selection.
  • Better defaults for automatic link choices and checkbox to always choose all the links by default.
  • Added checkbox to control toolbar button visibility in the Media options tab.
  • HTML 5 "download" attribute support.
  • FlashGot Media toolbar icon placement can be customized also while no media is playing.
  • Brand new multiple link selector for download managers which don't provide their own (such as the built-in or JDownloader).
  • Restored imagefap.com automatic gallery spidering, which had been broken by site layout changes (thanks nucus for reporting).
  • Added recent folders autocompletion support to built-in save path chooser; just focus the text field or type in it to have up to 10 recently used download paths to be looked up (thanks Scott Merrill for RFE)
  • Added suggested file name support for links diverted from the "Save as" dialog.
  • Full FlareGet support.
  • Restored built-in download manager compatibility with Nightly (thanks helpfulboy02 for reporting).
  • Added private mode support when calling built-in download manager.
  • Enhanced About dialog.
  • Better FlashGot Media handling of chunked formats.
  • Initial support for ZigzagDownLoader
  • Improved support for the FlareGet download manager.
  • Further accuracy improvements in the Middle mouse button + drag south gesture, which triggers either FlashGot Link or FlashGot Selection, depending on the context (can be disabled by setting the flashgot.gesture about:config preference to false).
  • UA placeholder for user agent string available to custom download manager definitions
  • Improved oron.com preprocessing for batch direct link downloads (similar FlashGot-supported preprocessed file sharing services are fileserve.com, filesonic.com, hotfile.com, megaupload.com, netload.in, rapidshare.com, uploading.com, uploaded.to, ul.to, zshare.com).
  • Batch download support for linksafe.me (other already supported link protection/redirection services are chooselinks.com, re-links.com, protectlinks.com, rapidsafe.net, relink.us, rsmonkey.com, hideurl.biz, ftp2share.net, rapidbolt.com, linkbank.eu, linkbucks.com, rsprotect.com
  • Updated and enhanced batch download support for relink.us (other already supported link protection/redirection services are chooselinks.com, re-links.com, protectlinks.com, rapidsafe.net, rsmonkey.com, hideurl.biz, ftp2share.net, rapidbolt.com, linkbank.eu, linkbucks.com, rsprotect.com (WARNING: Feb 15 2009, the rsprotect.com web site is infected, don't open without NoScript enabled), link-protector.com, stealth.to and lix.in, urlcash.net).
  • Download Studio support (trial download here).
  • Improved FlashGot Options|FlashGot Media panel, to choose a distinct download manager for streaming media capture. Firefox's built-in download manager is recommended because it uses browser's cache whenever possible and supports name guessing, and it's set as the default for FlashGot Media on new installatios.
  • Windows visual download managers are fully supported on Linux and Mac OS X through Wine and Darwine (tested with FlashGet and Orbit Downloader on Ubuntu 8.0.4). You can enable or disable Wine support by setting the flashgot.useWine about:config preference to true or false.

New in version 1.5.5.3 (May 7th, 2013)

  • [Media] Improved file name guessing (thanks nagan for reporting)
  • [Locale] Updated French (thanks Jack Black)

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 (thanks therube for reporting)
  • [Media] Better support for fragmented Dailymotion videos (thanks to chichi et al for reporting)

New in version 1.5.5.1 (April 2nd, 2013)

  • [Media] Fixed Youtube content detection broken on Gecko < 2.0 (thanks Joe Greenman for reporting)
  • [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 (thanks GµårÐïåñ for RFE)
  • 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 23rd, 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 (thanks Nils Maier for suggestion)

New in version 1.5.4.1 (February 12th, 2013)

  • Better support for per-window Private Browsing

New in version 1.5.4 (January 29th, 2013)

  • [Media] Right-clicking any URL in the Media menu copies it to clipboard (thanks GµårÐïåñ for RFE)

New in version 1.5.3 (January 10th, 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 (thanks nagan for reporting)

New in version 1.5.2 (December 27th, 2012)

  • dfiles.eu (FKA depositfiles.com) support
  • Fixed Linux terminal support broken in some distros
  • Fixed FlareGet support broken in some distros
  • Support for on-the-fly Linux $PATH customization
  • [Media] Fixed Daylimotion support broken when there's no query string (thanks therube for report)
  • [Media] Support for dailymotion.com fragmented video clips

New in version 1.5.1 (December 10th, 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
  • 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 (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 (thanks nuncus for reporting)

New in version 1.4.8.6 (November 8th, 2012)

  • Added recent folders autocompletion support to built-in save path chooser (thanks Scott Merrill for RFE)
  • 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 (October 24th, 2012)

  • Full FlareGet support
  • Fixed FlashGot Media still affected by the built-in download manager Unicode bug, preventing it from working on some locales (thanks taglife for report)

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 (thanks GµårÐïåñ for RFE)
  • [Media] Fixed icon flashing multiple times on chunked content even though just one (artificially collapsed) media URL is shown to the user (thanks al_9x for reporting)
  • [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 (thanks helpfulboy02 for reporting)

New in version 1.4.8.3 (October 9th, 2012)

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

New in version 1.4.8.2 (September 27th, 2012)

  • Media file name support in FlareGet
  • Fixed media icon being shown even if the HTTP response status is error (thanks al_9x for report)
  • Fixed mispellings in Chinese localizations (thanks taglife for reporting)
  • Fixed built-in download manager could not be selected as the FlashGot Media default if its name locale translation contained non-ASCII characters (thanks taglife for reporting)
  • Fixed media icon shown on unrelated windows sometimes (thanks al_9x for reporting)
  • Removed some Error Console noise on media detection

New in version 1.4.8.1 (August 14th, 2012)

  • Fixed regression, some downloads failing on progress notifications (thanks Juan Manuel Velazque for reporting)

New in version 1.4.7 (July 18th, 2012)

  • [Media] Added support for recognizing m4v files as mp4 even with incorrect mime type headers ( thanks Splash Team for report)
  • [Media] Improved file name detection

New in version 1.4.6 (June 26th, 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 25th, 2012)

  • Support for latest DtA development version (thanks d_a for reporting)
  • [Media] Fixed detection failing on Firefox 15
  • [Media] Better adaptivity of the flashing icon

New in version 1.4.4 (May 11th, 2012)

  • Fixed cursor feedback being triggered by middle click scrolling near the bottom border (thanks Infocatcher for report)

New in version 1.4.3 (April 24th, 2012)

  • flashgot.gesture.feedback about:config switch
  • Fixed issues with gesture activation and feedback (thanks therube for reporting)
  • Removed cursor feedback on progress

New in version 1.4.1 (March 20th, 2012)

  • Compatibility with misconfigured providers serving media with a text/html content type header, such as www.aljazeera.net
  • Restored Win2k compatibility

New in version 1.4 (March 6th, 2012)

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

New in version 1.3.9 (February 18th, 2012)

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

New in version 1.3.8 (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 (December 19th, 2011)

  • [Media] media files now get deleted from the cache as soon as the page loading them is unloaded, unless a download is in progress (controlled by the flashgot.media.removeCacheFileOnUnload, thanks sloth9 for RFE)

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 (October 31st, 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 13th, 2011)

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

New in version 1.3.2 (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 (thanks drsood for reporting)

New in version 1.3.1 (September 8th, 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 22nd, 2011)

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

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 26th, 2011)

  • Restored Firefox 2 compatibility

New in version 1.3.0.3 (July 7th, 2011)

  • UA placeholder for user agent string available to custom download manager definitions (thanks Joe William for RFE)
  • 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 documents (thanks anonymous_user for report)
  • [L10N] Updated ca-AD

New in version 1.3.0.2 (June 22nd, 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 1.3.0.1 (May 31st, 2011)

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

New in version 1.3 (May 23rd, 2011)

  • Improved styling of the new FlashGot Media toolbar button

New in version 1.2.9.4 (May 12th, 2011)

  • [L10n] Updated ru (thanks Водкотерапевт)
  • 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 1.2.9.3 (April 26th, 2011)

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

New in version 1.2.9.2 (April 11th, 2011)

  • Fixed regression: options dialog not shown first time it's invoked from elsewhere then context menu (thanks Janne Hyvärinen for reporting).

New in version 1.2.8.5 (March 23rd, 2011)

  • [L10n] Updated Japanaese translation (thanks k2jp)

New in version 1.2.8.4 (March 4th, 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 1.2.8.1 (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 (thanks Kozák Csaba (WonderCsabo))

New in version 1.2.8 (January 12th, 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 1.2.6 (December 3rd, 2010)

  • Estonian (thanks Oliverl)
  • Localizations cleanup

New in version 1.2.5 (November 19th, 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 1.2.4 (November 8th, 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 1.2.3 (October 26th, 2010)

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

New in version 1.2.2.1 (October 12th, 2010)

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

New in version 1.2.2 (October 1st, 2010)

  • Fixed uploading.com links causing FlashGot All to fail when not logged in as a premium user (thanks white43 for reporting)

New in version 1.2.1.31 (September 15th, 2010)

  • Faster startup time
  • Restored compatibility with Firefox 4.0b6pre (bug 533038)

New in version 1.2.1.30 (August 27th, 2010)

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

New in version 1.2.1.28 (July 22nd, 2010)

  • Firefox 4.0b3pre compatibility

New in version 1.2.1.27 (July 4th, 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 (thanks DJBB for report and additional help)
  • 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 1.2.1.23 (June 4th, 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 13th, 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 1.2.1.20 (April 11th, 2010)

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

  • x Fixed media icon tooltip always referring to last
  • seen movie (thanks therube for reporting)

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 1.2.1.04 (December 13th, 2009)

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

New in version 1.2.1 (December 6th, 2009)

  • Axel Download Accelerator for Linux support
  • Better sniffing of multiple media stream containers
  • Better support for Silverlight video streams (thanks Paolo Perri for reporting)
  • Support for the sharingmatrix.com service
  • Support for gnome-terminal when set as COLORTERM (thanks Mark Dewey for suggestion)

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 (thanks andy_t_roo for suggestion)
  • FlashGot Media support for Viddler videos (thanks josephj for RFE)
  • Silenced "which" console output during download manager detection (thanks Marco Poletti)
  • Fixed Build Gallery's interrelated ranges starting at 1 even though the referenced one starts at 0 (thanks muhv for reporting)

New in version 1.2.0.8 (November 9th, 2009)

  • Improved Uget support for single downloads
  • Worked around Menu Editor incompatibility (thanks Olo and Peuj for reporting)

New in version 1.2.0.7 (October 20th, 2009)

  • Uget open source download manager support

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 1.2.0.2 (August 19th, 2009)

  • Firefox 3.7 compatibility

New in version 1.2 (August 3rd, 2009)

  • Digitally signed package
  • Added "COMMENT" placeholder support to custom download manager templates (thanks t-bon3 for RFE)
  • GPL v2 headers to all the source files
  • Fixed Megaupload batch downloading failing on some sites (thanks ha1 for reporting)
  • Replaced old "GPL with DAP exception" license text with plain original GPL v2

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 1.1.9.6 (June 22nd, 2009)

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

New in version 1.1.9.4 (June 15th, 2009)

  • Fixed startup mem leak (thanks loxs for reporting)

New in version 1.1.9 (May 29th, 2009)

  • New "Show release notes on update" checkbox in FlashGot Options|Advanced
  • Basic download dialog patching made compatible with Firefox 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 1.1.85 (March 29th, 2009)

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

New in version 1.1.8 (March 13th, 2009)

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

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)

  • 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
  • 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 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 1.1.7.6 (January 24th, 2009)

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

New in version 1.1.7.2 (January 10th, 2009)

  • Better handling of focused node
  • Kazakh translation (thanks Baurzhan Muftakhidinov)
  • Overlay code cleanup
  • Updated Ukrainian translation

New in version 1.1.7 (December 27th, 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 (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
  • Fixed broken FlashGot Media menu items
  • Compatibility with Firefox 3.2a1pre
  • netload.in batch download support (thanks david2tm)
  • New sr-RS locale
  • Updated vi-VN locale
  • rsmonkey.com link protection batch download support

New in version 1.1.5 (November 29th, 2008)

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

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 (thanks Leon Odendaal)
  • FlashGet 2.2 support
  • Fixed possible infinite recursion in generic redirect processor
  • FlashGot Media interception optimizations

New in version 1.1.1.6 (September 22nd, 2008)

  • Improved FlashGot Media compatibility with hundreds of movie sites.

New in version 1.1.1.1 (September 8th, 2008)

  • FlashGot Media statusbar icon, appearing when intercepted streams are available. Left click downloads all the streams of the page, right click opens a contextual menu for individual choice.
  • Restored depositfiles.com support after service layout change.
  • Improved FlashGot Media command intercepts streaming video and audio clips while they're playing and sends them to your download manager. Heavily tested on Youtube movies, it works with many other kinds of content as well.
  • Download Studio support (trial download here).
  • Improved "Built in" support.
  • Windows visual download managers are now fully supported on Linux and Mac OS X through Wine and Darwine (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.
  • 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().
  • Batch download support for many anonymize/redirection services (anonym.to, tinyurl.com, moourl.com, anonymz.com, shorten.ws, tubeurl.com)
  • Batch download support for link protection services such as ftp2share.net, rapidbolt.com, linkbank.eu, linkbucks.com and rsprotect.comlink-protector.com, stealth.to and lix.in.
  • Batch download support for megaupload.com, rapidshare.com and depositfiles.com registered accounts.