Leech 1.1 Released with Seamless Browser Integration

May 15, 2008 in Networks and FTP (E)

[prMac.com] Innsbruck, Austria - Many Tricks has released Leech 1.1, a free update to its download manager for Mac OS X. With Leech, users can organize all of their downloads within one streamlined application. This update adds seamless browser integration; a rule system to define individual download folders as well as applications to open complete downloads based on a given download's file type and host; a searchable downloads history; and various minor improvements and bugfixes.

What's New in Leech 1.1:
* [new] seamless integration with Safari, Camino, and OmniWeb
* [new] rules: {download to, open with} based on {host, file extension}
* [new] searchable downloads history
* [new] open downloaded files by double-clicking them
* [improved] resuming for certain kinds of files
* [fixed] Leech couldn't locate files that were moved after having been downloaded

Key Features:
* Capture all downloads from Safari, Camino, and OmniWeb automatically (optional)
* Define rules to choose download folders based on a download's host and file type
* Define rules to open downloaded files, depending on file type
* Pause & resume downloads
* Limit the number of concurrent downloads
* Mark URLs for download without actually starting the download yet
* Shut down computer when all downloads are done
* Keychain support
* Drag and drop support

Pricing and Availability:
The shareware fee is 9.95 Euro. Mac OS X 10.5 is required. Leech can be downloaded from the Many Tricks website.

Many Tricks takes pride in creating critically acclaimed software for Mac OS X, such as Butler, the all-purposes productivity tool that won 5 mice from Macworld's Mac Gems; Witch, the ExposÃ(C) alternative for those who would rather switch windows via keyboard; Service Scrubber, the services menu editor Apple forgot to ship with Mac OS X; and Name Mangler, the batch file renaming utility that makes renaming hundreds of files based on complex criteria an easy task. All Many Tricks products are available to download free.


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