Software update: SABnzbd 1.2.2

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Version 1.2.1 of SABnzbd has been released and due to a minor error a successor has already appeared. With SABnzbd files can be downloaded from usenet. This open source program is available for Windows, Linux and OS X, and offers the possibility to load nzb files, after which the correct files are picked from usenet. With the built-in web interface it is possible to operate the program via a web browser. Since version 1.2.0, the following changes and improvements have been made:

Bug fix in 1.2.2

  • Windows: job directory incorrectly passed to PostProcessing script

What’s new in 1.2.1

  • QuickCheck will perform fast rename of obfuscated posts
  • RSS Downloaded page now shows icon to indicate source
  • HTML tags are filtered from single-line script output
  • New self-signed certificates now list local IP in SAN list
  • Handle jobs on Windows with forbidden names (Con., Aux.,..)

Bug fixes in 1.2.1

  • Fix crashing Assembler
  • ‘Only Download Top of Queue’ was broken for a long time
  • Cloaked files (RAR within RAR) were not detected anymore
  • Incorrectly labeled some downloads as Encrypted
  • Passwords were not parsed correctly from filenames
  • RSS reading could fail on missing attributes
  • Multi-feed RSS will not stop if only 1 feed is not functioning
  • Duplicate detection set to Fail would not work for RSS feeds
  • Incorrectly marking jobs with folders inside as failed
  • Categories were not matched properly if a list of tags was set
  • PostProcessing script was not called on Accept&Fail or Dupe detect
  • Support for newer par2cmdline(-mt) versions that need -B parameter
  • Some newsservers would timeout when connecting
  • More robust detection of execute permissions for scripts
  • CPU type reporting on Windows and macOS
  • Failed to start with some localhost configs
  • Removed some more stall issues
  • Retry rename 3x before falling back to copy during “Moving”
  • Catch several SSL errors from the web server
  • Disk-space information is now only checked every 10 seconds


  • Many translations updated, thanks to our translators!

Version number 1.2.2
Release status Final
Operating systems Windows 7, Linux, Windows XP, macOS, Windows Vista, Windows 8, Windows 10
Website SABnzbd
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License type GPL
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