Forte Agent

Forte Agent

Average User Rating:
out of 14 votes

Quick Specs

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  • Total Downloads:
  • Date Added:
    November 02, 2006
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  • Operating Systems:
    Windows 95/98/Me/NT/2000/XP

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  • 2 stars

    "Forte Agent hasn't changed much since 2005"

    February 17, 2014   |   By amethyst_igor

    Version: Forte Agent 7.1


    Agent is functional. You can email and download binaries with it.


    Version 7.2 really doesn't have any new features worth mentioning. The only thing that really changes with each new version is the version number. There has been no attention paid to downloading binaries, which is the main task users will want. If Agent is closed at any time during downloads, for any reason, all download tasks are erased permanently. Agent cannot "remember" tasks. Agent cannot unpack archives and does not know how to handle text files or info files or any other type of file except image files such as .jpg. When messages are highlighted and selected for download, Agent has to think about that for a while, maybe ten or twenty minutes or even longer. During that time, no updates are made to the display, and Agent will not respond to any user input.


    The product is rather high-priced for what is offered. The PAN newsreader is superior in many ways and free. PAN can remember download tasks if it is interrupted by power outage, etc. Basically Forte Agent is just a vehicle for antispam patents Forte hopes to make money off. The news subscription is rather overpriced as well.

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    Full Specifications

    Publisher Forte
    Publisher web site
    Release Date November 02, 2006
    Date Added November 02, 2006
    Version 4.1/32.1088
    Category Browsers
    Subcategory Newsreaders & RSS Readers
    Operating Systems
    Operating Systems Windows NT, Windows 2000, Windows 98, Windows XP, Windows Me, Windows, Windows 95
    Additional Requirements Windows 95/98/Me/NT/2000/XP
    Download Information
    File Size 9.95MB
    File Name agentenu710-1214.msi
    Total Downloads 54,705
    Downloads Last Week 33
    License Model Free to try
    Limitations 30-day trial
    Price $29

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