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Editors' Review

Advanced users will like the flexibility of this fully functional freeware newsreader, but novices may find it confusing. 40tude Dialog's multiple windows, tabs, buttons, and pull-downs are sure to overwhelm some users. The program starts well with a wizard to set your news and e-mail servers. There is a quick start guide, but it's longer than some program manuals, so it isn't really very quick.

40tude Dialog performs the basics well. It grabs all available newsgroups from your server. It's easy to filter the list with a simple, but flexible, pull-down. Subscribing to a newsgroup takes just a double-click on the group name. Downloading all messages isn't as easy. You need to click one button first to get new headers for your groups, then select messages, and finally click another button to download the messages. That's a couple of steps too many. Still, experienced users will really like the flexibility of this application. Toolbars open to reveal sort and filter opens. Pop-ups explain hidden features.

40tude Dialog has really tried to fit in every option newsgroup readers may need. That makes it a great program for the dedicated and experienced reader, but novices and occasional readers may find it too much trouble.

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Full Specifications

What's new in version
This version is the first release on CNET
Publisher Softwareentwicklung M.Monnig
Publisher web site
Release Date November 19, 2007
Date Added November 19, 2007
Category Browsers
Subcategory Newsreaders & RSS Readers
Operating Systems
Operating Systems Windows/XP
Additional Requirements Windows XP
Download Information
File Size 3.82MB
File Name 4d2b38.exe
Total Downloads 7,372
Downloads Last Week 0
License Model Free
Limitations Not available
Price Free
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