A Windows application for downloading images from the QRSS Plus website

The QRSS Plus Downloader is a Windows application which makes it easy to automatically download QRSS grabber images from the QRSS Plus website.

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Features

  • Automatic grabber detection (grabbers are pulled from QRSS Plus website)
  • Downloaded files are organized info folders according to callsign
  • Automatically download new grabs every every 10 minutes
  • Select only the callsigns you wish to download

Source Code

Changelog

  • Version 1.4 (2021-07-20)
    • Add support for the new cloud-based QRSS Plus distribution system
  • Version 1.3 (2021-02-13)
    • Target .NET Framework 4.6.1 (previously 4.5)
    • Add SSL support
  • Version 1.2 (2019-09-04)
    • Don't download images whose hash is already seen. This prevents the downloading duplicate images from inactive grabbers.
    • Default save file is now "grabber.txt" (not "graber.txt").
    • If "grabber.txt" exists in the same folder as the EXE, it is loaded when the program starts.
  • Version 1.1 (2019-09-03)
    • Ignore exceptions during the download sequence. This was done so to prevent a hard crash if the user temporarily loses internet or the server doesn't respond.
  • Version 1.0 (2019-09-02)
    • Initial Release (fully functional)
Source code last modified on July 21st, 2021
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title: QRSS Plus Downloader
description: Windows application for automatically downloading QRSS grabber images from the QRSS Plus website
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The **QRSS Plus Downloader** is a Windows application which makes it easy to automatically download QRSS grabber images from the [QRSS Plus website](http://swharden.com/qrss/plus/).

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	<a class="btn btn-primary btn-lg" href="downloads/QrssPlusDownloader-1.4.zip">
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		</svg>QRSS Plus Downloader 1.4
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### Features
* Automatic grabber detection (grabbers are pulled from QRSS Plus website)
* Downloaded files are organized info folders according to callsign
* Automatically download new grabs every every 10 minutes
* Select only the callsigns you wish to download

### Source Code

* GitHub: [swharden/QRSSplus-Downloader](https://github.com/swharden/QRSSplus-Downloader)

### Changelog

* Version 1.4 (2021-07-20)
  * Add support for the new cloud-based QRSS Plus distribution system
* Version 1.3 (2021-02-13)
  * Target .NET Framework 4.6.1 (previously 4.5)
  * Add SSL support
* Version 1.2 (2019-09-04)
  * Don't download images whose hash is already seen. This prevents the downloading duplicate images from inactive grabbers.
  * Default save file is now "grabber.txt" (not "graber.txt").
  * If "grabber.txt" exists in the same folder as the EXE, it is loaded when the program starts.
* Version 1.1 (2019-09-03)
  * Ignore exceptions during the download sequence. This was done so to prevent a hard crash if the user temporarily loses internet or the server doesn't respond.
* Version 1.0 (2019-09-02)
  * Initial Release (fully functional)