|File Search||Catalog||Content Search|
Features include: - filtering using regular expressions and/or file size - global, feed, and filter based download locations - can run in the background (at least on GNU/Linux) like a daemon - various logging and verbosity levels - support for sites protected with cookies (LWP/MSIE/Mozilla/Safari/Firefox3) - global and feed scan times - respects 'ttl' tag in feeds that have them - call custom functions after a download or after a scan of the feed (episode advancement!) - generates an RSS feed of what it has downloaded.
Because it is written in Python, it is highly cross-platform compatible. It tries to be memory efficient, with reports of it functioning on consumer routers. Minimal external dependencies help keep that a reality. It became popular when people started using it in conjunction with rTorrent for torrent broadcatching.