Nimiq

Average User Rating:
2.2
out of 6 votes
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Quick Specs

Version:
1.31
File Size:
566.1KB
Date Added:
April 21, 2005
Price:
Free
Operating Systems:
Windows 98/Me/NT/2000/XP
Total Downloads:
5,213
Downloads Last Week:
2
Additional Requirements:
Windows 98/Me/NT/2000/XP/2003 Server

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  • All Versions:

    2.2

    out of 6 votes

    • 5 star: 0
    • 4 star: 2
    • 3 star: 0
    • 2 star: 1
    • 1 star: 3
  • Current Version:

    2.2

    out of 6 votes

    • 5 star: 0
    • 4 star: 2
    • 3 star: 0
    • 2 star: 1
    • 1 star: 3
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  • 2 stars

    "It works, but it that's about it"

    January 08, 2009   |   By JoeyJoeJoeJr

    Version: Nimiq 1.31

    Pros

    Simple menus and layout, download to specified directory, periodic updates

    Cons

    Didn't catch every podcast, canceling downloads does nothing, doesn't check for player connection before downloading, updates "Last Download" time even if downloads fail

    Summary

    My feelings can pretty much be summed up with the pros and cons, but I'll tell you specifically why I chose to uninstall this program.

    My MP3 player connects like a flash drive, I can just drag and drop files if I want to. I setup Nimiq to download podcasts directly to my player. It works fine if you do things in the right order. I opened the program without connecting my player first and it tried to download anyway. I had 6 downloads stall and I was unable to cancel or clear them from the queue. I tried to retry the downloads but Nimiq already updated its timestamp and assumed those podcasts are already up to date.

    Again, if you use it properly it does the trick, but it's not very forgiving at all.

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  • 1 stars

    "Won't install."

    December 31, 2008   |   By rob1249

    Version: Nimiq 1.31

    Pros

    Downloads quickly.

    Cons

    It won't install because my installed version of .NET Framework is to new.
    Really? I need to downgrade my software to use this?

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  • 4 stars

    "Excellent - small, easy and does the job"

    April 18, 2008   |   By martin112358

    Version: Nimiq 1.31

    Pros

    It does just what it should and has a straightforward interface.

    Cons

    The only drawback is the absence of a scheduler feature, so you have to remember to turn it on and press "go" now and then.

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  • 1 stars

    "Not so easy, no help"

    December 05, 2007   |   By Terrapin Ted

    Version: Nimiq 1.31

    Pros

    It's free

    Cons

    There's no help function at all. If you don't already know how to use this, you're dead in the water. I thought I had it set to simply subscribe to one podcast, but nada. It's like the software is inert.

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  • 4 stars

    "Great, Easy, Small, Effective, Low Maintance APP."

    December 30, 2005   |   By Benzaring

    Version: Nimiq 1.31

    Pros

    Clean

    Cons

    win 95 like interface

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  • 1 stars

    "Requires .NET framework but won't install it."

    May 02, 2005   |   By Dex2177

    Version: Nimiq 1.31

    Cons

    Requires .NET framework but won't install it. Takes you to a complicated .NET developer page where you are expected to figure out what to install before this program can be installed. Not worth it for any average user or a user who doesn't want to dick around.

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