Watch or download movie and television titles in any format (TV, DVD, 720p, 1080i/p) with as few as two clicks of the mouse. The first click is to hit the search button. The second click is to hit the download button. Anonymity via automatic filtering of untrusty IPs, the use of proxies, and encryption. "Deep Search, Best Source" algorithm for superior video download links. The algorithm aggregates all potential download links based on variations of the search query and then selects the best link based on factors that include trustworthiness, number of downloaders and uploaders, and video file size.
"Popular Movies" option to display recent movies that have been downloaded the most. "Popular TV Shows" option to display recent TV shows that have been downloaded the most. Download video subtitles. Set the number of results per search. Set the minimum and maximum size of a video file that can be downloaded. Set the video file extensions that can be downloaded. Search for movie and television titles by name, release date, genre, rating, country, and language. Automatic ordering of search results by popularity. Hear and read small summaries of titles. View trailers of titles. View release dates and ratings of titles. E-mail download links, stream links, and trailer links. Detection of video box sets. PeerBlock integration (only available for Windows XP and higher).
What is new in this release:
Version 22.5: Improved accuracy of download link searches, improved trailer search error handling, and improved auto-opening of playlist items.
What is new in version 22.2:
Version 22.2: Improved trailer search error handling and improved result of table clipboard copy/cut functionality.
What is new in version 22.0:
Improved prediction of previous episode and next/current episode in summary for TV shows.
What is new in version 21.8:
Version 21.8 Improved error handling and added automatic cleanup of stale data.
What is new in version 21.6:
Version 2.16: Allowed selection of multiple playlist items at once for playing and stopping. Fixed window sizing issues.
What is new in version 21.5:
Version 21.5 may include unspecified updates, enhancements, or bug fixes.
What is new in version 21.2:
Version 21.2 closes playlist window to system tray when active
What is new in version 21.0:
Version 21.0 improved error handling for playback when using VLC media player for Windows.
What is new in version 20.8:
Version 20.8 simplified user interface.
What is new in version 20.7:
Version 20.7 simplified user interface; fixed bug where window maximization sometimes does not work.
What is new in version 20.6:
Version 20.6: Fixed subtitle downloading connection issue causing subtitles to not be found. UI Added find functionality (ctrl+f) to playlist. Prevented always-on-top windows from hiding modal dialogs.
What is new in version 20.4:CHANGE: CORE Improved performance of play and download link searches
What is new in version 20.1:CHANGE: UI Added ability to re-add removed playlist items without re-playing/re-downloading via a right-click popup menu item "Reload Group"
CHANGE: UI Fixed bug with playlist window sometimes hiding modal dialogs
CHANGE: CORE Added permissions check when trying to add Java system preferences for Windows User Account Control (UAC) compatibility
What is new in version 19.7:
Removed unnecessary connection error message that is sometimes shown.
What is new in version 19.5:
Version 19.5 removed no longer necessary watch buttons.
What is new in version 19.1:
- Improved playback by using VLC media player
What is new in version 19.0:
- Improved play and download performance
What is new in version 18.7:
Improved progress reporting when playing a playlist item.
Improved naming of playlist items.
Added minimize to system tray support to VidMasta's main window and playlist window by right-clicking the minimize button.
Moved Manage Proxies menu item from File menu to Search menu.
Saved and restored initializing playlist items between restarts of VidMasta.
Improved accuracy of TV show episode download link searches.
Disabled starting of PeerBlock when automatically playing second download link.
What is new in version 18.6:
- Added new playlist setting to show/hide non-video items (e.g. images) that hides by default
Improved progress reporting when playing a playlist item
Moved all playlist settings to new playlist menu
Improved opening, closing, and positioning of windows
Refocused VidMasta's main window when there is an attempt to re-open VidMasta while already open
Zero-padded minute of date shown when downloading proxies
Improved save filename for torrents
What is new in version 18.5:
- Fixed bug that sometimes prevents restoring playlist between restarts of VidMasta
- Remembered playlist auto-open preference
- Improved progress reporting when stopping a playlist item
- Added keyboard shortcuts for playlist item remove and play/stop actions
- Added ability to double-click a playlist item to play/stop it
- Showed tip about watching/streaming playlist items to a television or other device
- Improved message shown when a download link or watch source is not found for a video
- Improved format of date shown when downloading proxies
- Fixed hyperlinks for Mac
What is new in version 18.4:
CHANGE: UI Saved and restored playlist between restarts of VidMasta
CHANGE: UI Showed percentage complete for initializing stage of playback when available
CHANGE: UI Allowed main application window to be restored when the playlist window is the only window open by pressing ctrl+w
CHANGE: UI Fixed slowness when deleting a lot of playlist items at once
CHANGE: UI Selected a nearby playlist item when a playlist item is deleted while selected
CHANGE: UI Changed "Latest Episode" to more accurately say "Popular Episode" in Popular TV Show search results
CHANGE: CORE Increased playback initial buffer size slightly to better handle fluctuations in download speed
CHANGE: CORE Improved accuracy of TV show episode download link searches
CHANGE: CORE Started PeerBlock after enabling Administrator permissions
CHANGE: CORE Stopped trying to automatically play download link 2 when download link 1 fails because of a connection issue
CHANGE: CORE Stopped trying to email download link 2 when download link 1 fails because of a connection issue
CHANGE: CORE Fixed a few issues resulting from a critical and silent update, in-between the release of VidMasta 18.3 and VidMasta 18.4, of download link sources. The issues fixed are upload year check disabled, comments provider for untrusty download links temporarily un-proxied and sometimes only returns partial results, second set of results for popular searches not prefetched, and a very rare unhandled HTTP 404 error when trying to find a download link that does not exist.
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