Linux

4chan Downloader Saves All Thread Images Automatically

27 Feb/11

4chan regulars, who like the site because of its vast pool of images that get uploaded to the website every minute, often utilize software or extensions to download images automatically, or at least semi-automatically from the popular Internet message board.

4chan Downloader is on first glance just another tool for the job. The program takes a single url that points to a 4Chan thread, scans it for images and downloads them automatically to the selected location on the local hard drive.

But there is more to the software. The software can for instance be configured to automatically rescan the 4Chan.org thread to find and download new images that have been posted since the time of the last download.

4chan downloader

Many images are shown as thumbnails in the program interface. Many? Yes, not every image is shown there. I’m not sure if this is a bug or a limitation. The screenshots on the project page paint a different picture. It is not a huge problem but makes the software look inconsistent. All images, regardless if a thumbnail is shown or not, are downloaded to the local hard drive. They can be opened from within the program interface, or from the local directory they have been downloaded to.

Another interesting option is to create a new download tab to download pictures and images from a different 4chan thread as well.

A user could theoretically create download tasks for an unlimited amount of 4chan urls. On top of that, all could be monitored by the application for new images.

What’s missing? The developer needs to work on the thumbnail display. Either display all images as thumbnails or none, the current solution is not satisfactory. An option to add multiple threads at once, or a whole board, would be welcome as well to automate the downloading further.

4chan Downloader is a portable Open Source software for Microsoft Windows PCs and Linux. Downloads are offered at the Sourceforge project website.


© Martin for gHacks Technology News, 2011. | Permalink | Add to del.icio.us, digg, facebook, reddit, <a href="http://www.stumbleupon.com/submit?url=http://www.ghacks.net/2011/02/27/4chan-downloader-saves-all-thread-images-automatically/&title=4chan Downloader Saves All Thread Images Automaticallystumbleupon, twitter
Post tags: , , , ,

Continua a leggere – Original Link: 4chan Downloader Saves All Thread Images Automatically

Technorati Tags: , , ,

Realizzazione Sito Gestionale Immobiliare

Leggi Anche

    4Chan.org Image Downloader
    4Chan.org Image Downloader - If you are a regular on the 4chan.org website you probably have discovered lots of great images and photos on there. 4chan is notorious for its adult...
Condividi
Condividi in DeliciousCondividi in DiggCondividi in RedditCondividi in StumbleCondividi in MixxCondividi in TecnoratiCondividi in Ok Notizie

Commenti

I commenti sono disabilitati per questo articolo.

I commenti sono chiusi.

Autore

    Spina Rosario
    Inserito da
Gestionale Immobiliare - Realizzazione Sito Web per Agenzia Immobiliare

Archivio

Iscrizione Newsletter

    Tieniti informato con tutte le novità del mondo informatico con la nostra newsletter
    Email:

    Nome:

    Auto Shop Italia
    Web Burning Blog
    Info Privacy

Meta