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Hogwasher
Hogwasher
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Hogwasher free download for Mac

Hogwasher

Version 5.24

Internet news reader.

Hogwasher overview

Hogwasher is a full-featured newsreader for OS X. File downloads in multiple connections across multiple servers, thread trees, and extensive filtering for keeping your discussions accessible, with a beautiful interface built for OS X 10.10 Yosemite.

  • Threaded discussions - Follow complex discussions at a glance with a graphical thread tree display.
  • Powerful filtering - Extensive rule-based filtering to keep what you want and get rid of the garbage.
  • Multiple server support - Download from an unlimited number of primary and backup servers simultaneously.
  • Effortless file uploading - Drag files unto a message window and post properly segmented and encoded binaries with one click.
  • Integrated image viewing - View pictures directly with built-in image gallery.
  • Post processing - Full support for automatic par2 check and repair, unrar, unzip, and split-file assembly.

What’s new in version 5.24

Updated on Nov 15 2019

Version 5.24:
Fixed:
  • Hang when download connections switch from one nzb or subscription to another.
  • Column sizes not being preserved.
  • Several bug fixes.

Information

License

Shareware

Size

10.4 MB

Downloads

25615

App requirements

  • Intel 64
  • OS X 10.9.0 or later
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wileycoyotesr
wileycoyotesr
Feb 7 2020
5.24
5.0
Feb 7 2020
5.0
Version: 5.24
Easy to use, never an issue, can view pictures from within the software, excellent support. Every Mac owner should use Hogwasher.
jedx02
jedx02
Feb 7 2020
5.24
5.0
Feb 7 2020
5.0
Version: 5.24
Was worrying that I would be unable to find a replacement for Unison but Hogwasher does the job and does it well.
marcmandy
marcmandy
Sep 15 2019
5.20
5.0
Sep 15 2019
5.0
Version: 5.20
I've been looking for a good newsreader for Mac since Agent is not available for Mac and Unison is no longer viable, and I think I've found one! I had technical issues with the version from the Apple Store and got immediate and successful help from, I believe, the developer himself. It seems to do everything I want and I expect to be using it for a long time! It works seamlessly with EasyNews and that's all I could ask for.
resoccjp
resoccjp
Aug 31 2017
5.16
5.0
Aug 31 2017
5.0
Version: 5.16
The last real WORKING usenet client,Hogwasher works, and works better than any other usenet reader on the Mac. After the petty childishness of thoth and the histrionics of Brian, ,most moved to Unison, written by Panic, which worked well as long as they continued support and develop the app. Unfortunately, Panic decided to kill off the program and told it's loyal purchasers of Unison to drop dead. I just stopped using usenet for a while, then tried Mimo from Giganews. Unbelievable. One of the best examples of why Java failed miserably as a programming environment. Slow beyond belief, mimo was as close to totally useless as you could get. Giganew is dropping customers by the thousands, perhaps they should consider a blanket site license for Hogwasher? Mimo is a pointless insult of an app. I truly pity anyone buying giganews for the first time and assuming Mimo is the 'standard' way of interacting with the usenet. ::shudder::
Sebehk
Sebehk
Aug 19 2016
5.06
0.0
Aug 19 2016
0.0
Version: 5.06
Latest version at 5.08: Fixed potential hang at the conclusion of retrieving new headers. Fixed hang displaying message window for message not in the currently shown subscription. Navigation in message window now enabled even when not in the current subscription. Updated message window toolbar icons. Subscription searches are no longer restored if the search term consists entirely of whitespace. Fixed UI glitch with progress indicator while retrieving headers. Fixed problem loading subscriptions containing very large number of newsgroups. Expansion state of threads is now preserved after retrieving new headers. Fixed parsing of date strings using non-English day of week abbreviations. Improved decoding of badly formatted UTF-8 quoted printable subject strings. Improved decoding of Asian charsets. Sorting messages by size now works correctly. New preference to always add nzb files to a user-specified folder. Fixed the incorrect wrapping of long lines of quoted text.
Diatesseron
Diatesseron
Dec 26 2015
5.01
5.0
Dec 26 2015
5.0
Version: 5.01
The only alternative to Unison?
Sebehk
Sebehk
Sep 23 2015
5.01
0.0
Sep 23 2015
0.0
Version: 5.01
I checked for update this morning and new version is currently at 5.04. Most important part of the update is big improvement in handling of large header downloads and overall app speed.
Neal
Neal
Jun 5 2015
5.01
4.5
Jun 5 2015
4.5
Version: 5.01
Blimey! I thought this was retired years ago. Used to be my favourite NNTP reader (on any platform). I wasn't even certain Usenet was still alive and kicking. Didn't peer2peer render it obsolete? I got totally fed up with all the SPAM and badly encoded/uploaded files. Having said that, if Hogwasher has the same features of yesteryear, with new enhancements, it has got to be one of the best , if not still the best, Newsreaders on the Mac. So, if you're considering peeking down the Usenet cul-de-sac Hogwasher should certainly be heading your list of apps to trial.
elliott-1
elliott-1
May 27 2015
5.0
4.0
May 27 2015
4.0
Version: 5.0
Hogwasher 5 is elegant and most usable for both binaries and text. I've been a long time Thoth (text) and Unison (binaries) user, but as these are moribund, it is a delight to see Hogwasher's re-write. Keyboard navigation is actually quite good if you change the way tab moves focus to text boxes and lists only in sys prefs, keyboard shortcuts. Hogwasher's UTF-8 performance is the best I have seen. I hit a couple of crashes while dining on the free trial. Asar's support was prompt and to the point.
Cortig
Cortig
May 18 2015
5.0
1.5
May 18 2015
1.5
Version: 5.0
I wanted to like the update… I really wanted to. Unfortunately, the app is still pretty buggy (rules are highly dysfunctional for instance) and downloading headers for groups is at least 4 times slower than other apps. Using the app only with the keyboard is impossible since the focus of the window changes for no good reason, etc… Considering that version 4 also had nasty issues acknowledged by the authors, yet never fixed, I have very little hope that the issues in the new version will be corrected any time soon. In addition, there is no upgrade price on the website. I doubt I'll fall for a license for the new version any time soon :-(
tmo1138
tmo1138
May 16 2015
5.0
4.0
May 16 2015
4.0
Version: 5.0
This is a solid upgrade and thankfully there's now once again a supported Usenet reader for the mac. It's fast, efficient and is everything you'd want in a usenet reader. And for the old-school geeks there's even X-Face support now.. Nice work ASAR.
Hermie
Hermie
May 13 2015
4.3
0.0
May 13 2015
0.0
Version: 4.3
Hogwasher 5 has been released! For 10.9 and higher, with binary support both up and down. So Usenet lives on on Mac!
Jazzyguy
Jazzyguy
Dec 5 2013
4.3
0.0
Dec 5 2013
0.0
Version: 4.3
Xnntp is a good choice but it doesn't to pictures too well but it is great for text and it is free!IT WORKS ON MAVERICKS!!!!
Tlance
Tlance
Oct 24 2013
4.3
0.0
Oct 24 2013
0.0
Version: 4.3
What a shame. The most featured NNTP app ever has finally died (no good here either on Mavericks). I have routinely tried all the rest/newcomers, have even fallen in love with one, but nothing could match the feature set for my use.
antoniong
antoniong
Oct 23 2013
4.3
0.5
Oct 23 2013
0.5
Version: 4.3
Does not work in Maverick.
Mk-Ultra
Mk-Ultra
Apr 7 2013
4.3
0.5
Apr 7 2013
0.5
Version: 4.3
Outdated garbage. Hasn't been updated to work in 10.6, 10.7, or 10.8
antoniong
antoniong
Mar 7 2013
4.3
0.5
Mar 7 2013
0.5
Version: 4.3
It is again a year later and still the same problems with crashing program and the developer gives no solution only a work-around. In all these years no update!
antoniong
antoniong
Mar 18 2012
4.3
0.5
Mar 18 2012
0.5
Version: 4.3
We are now march 2012 and still no update even though there are numerous errors and hiccups in the app.
antoniong
antoniong
Dec 24 2008
4.3
0.5
Dec 24 2008
0.5
Version: 4.3
I have now used this product for 2 years. There are many bugs but developer has not updated it for 2 years and (worse) does not react to any email. So better stay away and spent your money elsewhere.
antoniong
antoniong
Jun 13 2008
4.3
0.5
Jun 13 2008
0.5
Version: 4.3
Several month ago I received an email stating there would soon be an update for 4.3 where the long existing problem of Hogwasher aborting all the time was solved. I have still to see an update and get really fed up with at least 1 abort a month of this pogramm. Most beta versions are more stable than this version 4.3 of Hogwasher!!!!!
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