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Release Notes - SABnzbd 0.7.12

Bug fixes

  • Fix issues in encryption detection
  • Don't try to "join" a single X.000 file
  • Fix memory overflow when joining very large files
  • Make name sorting of the queue case-insensitive
  • Save job data to disk after changing job password or other attributes
  • Deploy "abort when completion not possible" method also in pre-download check

What's new in 0.7.0

  • Download quota management
  • Windows: simple system tray menu
  • Multi-platform Growl support
  • NotifyOSD support for Linux distros that have it
  • Option to set maximum number of retries for servers (prevents deadlock)
  • Pre-download check to estimate completeness (reliability is limited)
  • Prevent partial downloading of par2 files that are not needed yet
  • Config->Special for settings previously only available in the sabnzbd.ini file
  • For Usenet servers with multiple IP addresses, pick a random one per connection
  • Add pseudo-priority "Stop" that will send the job immediately to the post-processing queue
  • Allow jobs still waiting for post-processing to be deleted too
  • More persistent retries for unreliable indexers
  • Single Configuration skin for all others skins (there is an option for the old style)
  • Config->Special for settings that were previously only changeable in the sabnzbd.ini file
  • Add Spanish, Portuguese (Brazil) and Polish translations
  • Individual RSS filter toggle
  • Unified OSX DMG


SABnzbd is an open-source cross-platform binary newsreader. It simplifies the process of downloading from Usenet dramatically, thanks to its web-based user interface and advanced built-in post-processing options that automatically verify, repair, extract and clean up posts downloaded from Usenet.

(c) Copyright 2007-2013 by "The SABnzbd-team" <team@sabnzbd.org>

IMPORTANT INFORMATION about release 0.7.x


Known problems and solutions

  • Read the file "ISSUES.txt"

Upgrading from 0.6.x

  • Stop SABnzbd
  • Install new version
  • Start SABnzbd

Upgrading from 0.5.x

  • Stop SABnzbd
  • Install new version
  • Start SABnzbd.

The organization of the download queue is different from 0.5.x. 0.7.x will finish downloading an existing queue, but you cannot go back to an older version without losing your queue. Also, your sabnzbd.ini file will be upgraded, making it incompatible with release 0.5.x

Upgrading from 0.4.x

Download your current queue before upgrading.

Source: README.mkd, updated 2013-05-22