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ConfigMaker tool for multiple configurations

Like many others I want to have EPG on my satellite receiver and WebGrab++ seemed like great tool.
Since I'm also lazy I don't want to do all the hard work of channel mapping, editing configurations, etc.. over and over again.
Modifying/maintaining one "grab" configuration is not that much of a deal, but problems rise when you have multiple configurations to run. Constantly copy/pasting site keys, updating inis & xmls, checking paths. Unacceptable.
What I also learned was that many others have same problems.


WebGrab+Plus is a multi-site incremental xmltv epg grabber. It collects tv-program guide data from selected tvguide sites for your favourite channels.

Program Release

No longer available ..

This beta fixes a few bugs in PostProcess 3.0.1 that caused the program to crash when series have no complete episode data.

It also fixes a few small shortcomings in the license handling and reporting and a bug in expanding of postdata headers.

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Program Release

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This beta's contains postprocess V3.0 which main feature is the restoring the ability to match tv-series data in your xmltv with IMDb series data. That ability was lost quite some time ago when IMDb changed how its series episode data was organised. For it to function the latest revision 8 of MDBini is needed!

A few other additions/fixes of Postprocessor 3.0 :

fixed : a crash when a multi value element has no attribute in the last of the elements (REX & MDB)
added : subpage list for all mdb_url's (needed to get a complete list of all series episodes)
fixed : incorrect folder name for MDB and REX and for mdb.config.xml (linux trouble)
added : mdb_episode will be automatically converted to the site episodesystem value
fixed : match episodenum in ldb if ldb and xmltv episodenum have different episodesystem
added : operation max_elements in 'allocation and presentation' section of REX and MDB config

This beta also automatically removes the license force mode after it ran.

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Dear users,


We are forced to release a new version to solve a security issue! The consequence of it is that the older versions, V3.0, V3.01 beta , V3.0.2 beta and V3.0.3 beta, will stop checking and updating your license at the first occasion that such an update is scheduled. But within a week as a maximum.
If you experience this, the solution is simple, upgrade to this new one V3.1. All the rest stays the same, your license values are restored.
We are sorry for this inconvenience ..

But besides that security issue, this new version solves a few problems and adds a some features. Among them is an improved SSL handling and a more universal option to run an external grabengine (runexe)

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Program Release

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Dear users,

Another beta 3.0.3 … and the addition of ‘custom’ licenses ..

The introduction of a license for the use of the program with release 3.0 has been well accepted by the community. Most users seem to agree with the objectives of it ... to give donating users and registered users some advantages.

But, as was to be expected, not every user is happy with the limitations of the various license types. And, also, it became clear that there roughly two types of users:

* The ‘private’ user who just want epg for his own or family needs in a PVR or IPTV application.
and ..
* The ‘power’ user who , for whatever purpose, needs epg for high numbers of channels and siteini’s and more than two computers to run the program.

To address these shortcomings, we introduce ‘custom’ license. This allows any user to get what he needs.

At the same time, the values of the standard licenses will be tuned to address the needs of the ‘private’ users mainly.

For some current users, this ‘tuning’ may suddenly limit epg grabbing. To avoid this problem, all users with an active ‘donator_license’ will get a ‘custom’ license with the same...

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Program Release

Notice : No longer available due to security issues

This beta adds the 'custom' license option that allows personalized license settings
.. and fixes a few things, see changelog.txt

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