Release Notes

Version 8.6.0.0 (April 24, 2017) – Minor Updates. Fixed a small bug when copying files from old DesktopCatcher directory to the new directory.

Version 8.5.0.0 (December 8, 2016) – Major Updates. Added the XYZ extension to AJM.Domains/ResellerClub and CX/GS/HT/TL/PE extensions to Internet.bs. Removed InterNetX and Fabulous API options along with support of the ES extension using Gandi. The WhoIs Check option now supports UK domains, a custom pause is now available with DynaDot and any domains that return an error using the Bulk Domain Analyzer tool will be displayed in the new Errors box window available inside that tool. Finally, DynaDot is now also available as a Secondary Registrar with Gandi.

Version 8.4.0.0 (August 23, 2016) – Major Updates. Fixed a minor bug with the NameBay API. Also, added the PRO extension along with some other minor updates to the AJM.Domains API. Passwords are now hidden with a star (*) symbol, a small bug with numbering of multiple instances was fixed and the software will now display the name of which registrar caught a domain that you lost. A new “Enable Sound” option has been added which will play a cash register sound anytime a domain is successfully registered (if enabled). Some new extensions (INFO, MOBI, CC and TV) were added to the OnlineNIC API and both the ME and PRO extensions are now supported using the Internet.bs API. Finally, a small bug was fixed that dealt with users in some parts of the world having an issue enabling the preset buttons.

Version 8.3.0.0 (May 12, 2016) – Major Updates. Removed the Moniker API since it appears to be deprecated and also removed the WhoIs Drop Catcher option to make room for better new registrars. Fixed a minor bug with UK registrations using Internet.bs while also making some small adjustments to the initial NameSilo thread. Added two additional preset options, removed the option to display time in GMT and also completed a new interface design. Instances will now be numbered so they are easier to track and the Chat Room has also now been put back online. The ResellerClub option has been changed over to AJM.Domains (our new registrar), but users can still run their ResellerClub details if they wish. The WhoIs Check option now works with DE domains, the OnlineNIC thread has been completely restructured and is much faster, plus a new Estibot tool is now available to those who have API access through them. Finally, there were some major changes done to the One-by-One method along with a daily limit counter was added to prevent sending too many MijnDomeinReseller daily requests.

Version 8.2.0.0 (March 14, 2016) – Major Updates. Added the MOBI extension to ResellerClub. Fixed some minor bugs with the Gandi and RRPproxy API’s. Added the ability to cancel the loading of a list into the bulk availability checker tool. Added InterNetX as a Secondary Registrar option through Gandi. Finally, added support for the INFO and BIZ extensions into the NameBay API.

Version 8.1.0.0 (February 3, 2016) – Major Updates. Fixed a bug within the Search Deleting Domains tool. Also, made some changes to the run process, one-by-one process, and both NameBay/eNom threads. Finally, made some additional changes to the security key system.

Version 8.0.0.0 (January 19, 2016) – Minor Updates. Made some small adjustments to the NameBay API.

Version 7.9.0.0 (January 10, 2016) – Major Updates. Moved the Exit button into the File menu. Created the ability to rename presets and also added a WhoisGuard option for people registering domains through NameCheap in the bulk availability checker tool. Made some timeout adjustments, array fixes, and other small tweaks while also dropping the total number of Gandi threads from 10 to 5 for better performance. Additionally, added the ability to register .ES domains with Gandi, XYZ domains with eNom, and .IT/.FR domains with rrpProxy. Finally, fixed EU extension compatibility issues with eNom and added an “Organization” field for BE registrations through DynaDot.

Version 7.8.0.0 (November 29, 2015) – Minor Updates. Fixed a small bug with obtaining users IP address (used for NameCheap API).

Version 7.7.0.0 (November 28, 2015) – Major Updates. New changes on how the software pulls your internet IP address. Made some minor adjustments to the Gandi threads. Also, added the .LT extension into the InterNetX API and removed the .FR extension from RRPproxy. Made it possible to chase up to 1500 domains instead of 500. Finally, made some changes to the .NO extension and added an option for users to enable Trustee services on the .EU extension through RRPproxy.

Version 7.6.0.0 (November 7, 2015) – Minor Updates. Fixed a small bug with the InterNetX API.

Version 7.5.0.0 (November 1, 2015) – Major Updates. Added a Custom Pause option into the MijnDomeinReseller thread and implemented the InterNetX API.

Version 7.4.0.0 (October 23, 2015) – Minor Updates. Fixed a small bug with the NameSilo API.

Version 7.3.0.0 (October 21, 2015) – Major Updates. Added the .CO & .ES extensions to ResellerClub. Also, added the .ES extension to both NameBay and rrpProxy. Fixed some issues with the NameCheap API inside the bulk domain availability checker and added some new layers of security. Added the ability to pull MOZ spam score using the bulk domain analyzer (only paid accounts can view this). Finally, made a variety of adjustments to all registrars in order to make them faster.

Version 7.2.0.0 (August 29, 2015) – Major Updates. Made some changes and improvements to the One-by-One feature. Also, made some adjustments to the software updating process. Finally, took the WhoIs Check changes made in the previous update and created a unique option for it under Settings – WhoIs Check.

Version 7.1.0.0 (August 25, 2015) – Major Updates. Added the NameBay API for drop catching. Also, made some updates to the IDN Drop Catcher so that it now removes successfully caught domains. Finally, made some changes to the Enom and DynaDot threads.

Version 7.0.0.0 (August 17, 2015) – Minor Updates. Made some changes and adjustments to NameSilo and the One-by-One feature. Also, made some adjustments to the RRPproxy API. Finally, improved performance of the software when One-by-One is not enabled (this mainly increases success for COM/NET domains).

Version 6.9.0.0 (August 13, 2015) – Minor Updates. Made some small changes to the Bulk Domain Availability Checker. Also, added the ability to store your MOZ API details inside the Bulk Domain Analyzer and catch EU domains using InternetBS. Finally, added the ability to drop catch a few new extensions with eNom and made a few other minor updates to the One-by-One feature along with most of the registrars currently available inside the software.

Version 6.8.0.0 (July 12, 2015) – Major Updates. Made some updates to the Bulk Domain Availability Checker tool. Also, made a number of changes to the eNom API. Finally, added a scheduler feature into the IDN Drop Catcher.

Version 6.7.0.0 (June 29, 2015) – Minor Updates. Made some updates to the Bulk Domain Availability Checker tool. Also, removed the .INFO and .CN extensions from OnlineNIC since these are no longer supported via their API. Finally, added the ability to chase new gTLD extensions with the rrpProxy API.

Version 6.6.0.0 (May 30, 2015) – Major Updates. Made some adjustments to the Bulk Domain Analyzer and Bulk Availability Checker tools. Also, added the ability to drop catch .EU domains with rrpProxy. Updated the server address for OnlineNIC which was causing some issues and fixed another issue happening within the second NameSilo thread. Finally, made some tweaks to the Gandi API and removed CO.UK, CC, and TV extensions from OnlineNIC since they are no longer supported by the API.

Version 6.5.0.0 (April 29, 2015) – Major Updates. Finished more adjustments to the bulk availability checker and domain analyzer tools. Made some big improvements to the One-by-One feature and also added the .WALES extension into the RRPproxy registrar. If the scheduler is enabled, the log box displays how long (in time) before it will start.

Version 6.4.0.0 (March 3, 2015) – Minor Updates. Changed NL registrations with rrpProxy so they’re only 1 month instead of 1 year. Also, made changes so that if any API errors are received, they would be displayed in the Log Box.

Version 6.3.0.0 (February 16, 2015) – Major Updates. Added the Gandi API as a powerful new registrar. Removed the GoDaddy/WildWestDomains API along with the NameSilo(3) API. Finally, made some updates to the one-by-one feature and to the Bulk Availability Checker.

Version 6.2.0.0 (January 24, 2015) – Minor Updates. Fixed a small bug causing the software to lag after start up.

Version 6.1.0.0 (January 21, 2015) – Minor Updates. Added .UK compatibility with the DynaDot API. Also, fixed issues with registering .RU domains using the ResellerClub API. Finally, added a simple Bulk Anchor Text Checker tool and fixed a bug within the NameCheap bulk availability checker tool.

Version 6.0.0.0 (January 5, 2015) – Major Updates. Added the MijnDomeinReseller API as a new registrar – Added .TV extension to the rrpProxy API. Made minor updates to the WhoIs Drop Catcher and fixed small bugs with the Bulk Availability Checker / Bulk MOZ Analyzer. Finally, added more extensions to the eNom API and fixed a bug with Search Deleted Domains.

Version 5.9.0.0 (December 12, 2014) – Minor Updates. Added the CC extension to GoDaddy/WildWestDomains. Also, made more tweaks and updates to the bulk domain availability checker. Finally, made a few registrar API adjustments and put a fix into the scheduler so it doesn’t go backwards in time.

Version 5.8.0.0 (November 28, 2014) – Minor Updates. Fixed a major bug with the one-by-one feature.

Version 5.7.0.0 (November 26, 2014) – Major Updates. Fixed language issue with IDN Drop Catcher. Also added NameCheap into the Bulk Availability Checker and made the One-by-One functional with InternetBS and GoDaddy. Finally, made a few other small changes to the one-by-one feature.

Version 5.6.0.0 (October 10, 2014) – Minor Updates. Disabled the Hexonet registrar and fixed a bug with the preset buttons. Also made a small adjustment to the information saved when you successfully catch a domain!

Version 5.5.0.0 (September 24, 2014) – Minor Updates. Fixed a small bug with the NameSilo F-Option and made some adjustments to the DynaDot bulk availability checker since it was giving occasional null reference errors. Finally, made eNom compatible with One-by-One.

Version 5.4.0.0 (September 18, 2014) – Major Updates. Added an IDN Drop Catcher and fixed a bug with the creation of BAK files. Also, made some changes to the Email Alerts display and Test Email function.

Version 5.3.0.0 (September 13, 2014) – Minor Updates. Fixed some minor bugs and added multi-threading to the Bulk Domain Availability Checker. Made a few small changes to the Bulk Domain Analyzer tool as well. Both of these tools now handle large domain lists much better!

Version 5.2.0.0 (September 11, 2014) – Major Updates. Fixed ‘Add Domains’ button on Search Deleted Domains form. Made a minor update to the OnlineNIC One-by-One feature. Added the Bulk Domain Analyzer and made more changes to the Bulk Availability Checker. Fixed .RU issues with ResellerClub.

Version 5.1.0.0 (September 6, 2014) – Major Updates. Added .BE extension to rrpProxy and fixed some bugs with the OnlineNIC API. Made some big adjustments to the one-by-one feature and also made that compatible with Fabulous, rrpProxy, and ResellerClub. Finally, made some changes to the Bulk Availability Checker.

Version 5.0.0.0 (August 15, 2014) – Major Updates. Fixed One-by-One bug and added some new extensions to WildWestDomains. Removed some extensions from NameSilo and finally finished up the preset buttons for the scheduler time. Added .CO.UK, .ME.UK, and .ORG.UK extensions to rrpProxy and also added a new registrar as well (OnlineNIC). Made another small change to NameSilo and finally, added a Bulk Domain Availability checker!

Version 4.9.0.0 (June 30, 2014) – Minor Updates. Fixed a DynaDot bug with registering .AT domains and added the ability to drop catch .CO.UK domains with them. Also, made some changes to the ‘Share Successful’ feature.

Version 4.8.0.0 (June 20, 2014) – Major Updates. Allot of minor cosmetic changes and code tweaks. Added the ability to drop catch .CN domains with ResellerClub and made some major changes with the DynaDot thread. Put the live chat room back online and made a new of tweaks to the WhoIs Check feature.

Version 4.7.0.0 (June 13, 2014) – Minor Updates. Made some minor changes to the GoDaddy API Drop Catcher by adding NameSilo as a new ‘F’ option and disabling Internet.bs as an ‘F’ option for use with Check Availability requests.

Version 4.6.0.0 (June 7, 2014) – Major Updates. Added the capability to run a third GoDaddy API and created multiple “F” option registrars. Changed around the time display to military format and also added the ability to run a second DynaDot account.

Version 4.5.0.0 (May 10, 2014) – Major Updates. Added the option to set your own pause rate (between each request being sent) to ResellerClub. Also, fixed a minor bug with the .FR extension and rrpProxy. Made a few changes to the GoDaddy threads and also added the ability to drop catch Australia extensions with rrpProxy. Finally, fixed a minor bug so you can now drop catch UK domains with Internet.bs and added the ability to drop catch DE and AU domains with ResellerClub.

Version 4.4.0.0 (April 23, 2014) – Major Updates. Added the option to set your own pause rate (between each request being sent) to rrpProxy and Hexonet. Fixed the .FR extension issues with rrpProxy. Made changes to the DynaDot thread and also added .CH, .FR, and the .DE extensions to Hexonet. Made the B-E threads under the second GoDaddy option active.

Version 4.3.0.0 (March 22, 2014) – Minor Updates. Added ability to drop catch .CH and .FR domains with rrpProxy. Added the ability to set the one-by-one feature in advance.

Version 4.2.0.0 (March 11, 2014) – Minor Updates. Fixed a small bug with DynaDot, Added NL/IT to Internet.bs, Added DE to rrpProxy, and .CO, .COM.CO, and .NET.CO to Search Deleted Domains feature.

Version 4.1.0.0 (February 25, 2014) – Major Updates. Added .FR and the capability to set your own pause rate with Internet.bs. Completely re-wrote the ‘Search Deleted Domains’ feature. Added .BE capability to DynaDot. Added .ORG, .INFO, .BIZ, and a few others to NameSilo. Made a small change with the ‘Load Domains’ button so it remembers the folder your domain list is stored in.

Version 4.0.0.0 (January 12, 2014) – Major Updates. Added .ME extension to Hexonet and fixed some small bugs with the latest extensions we added in a previous update (v3.7). Removed any blank lines or whitespaces that may be in your domain file when loading a list of domains. Made some other changes and adjustments to the one-by-one feature with both NameSilo and DynaDot. Fixed some other miscellaneous bugs in different portions of the software. Added the ability to run a second GoDaddy account and made some changes to the other GoDaddy threads. Finally, removed WhoIs Check option from Moniker since it was no longer needed.

Version 3.9.0.0 (January 3, 2014) – Major Updates. Fixed a small bug with NameSilo one-by-one feature. Added the one-by-one feature into the DynaDot thread as well.

Version 3.8.0.0 (January 2, 2014) – Minor Updates. Fixed a small bug with the GoDaddy/WildWestDomains thread.

Version 3.7.0.0 (January 2, 2014) – Major Updates. Fixed a small date bug that was throwing an error when the software started. Added the ability to Cancel the Scheduler and also made an update to the DynaDot thread. Fixed .CO.NZ, .CO.UK and .ME.UK and then added .EU, .ME, .CA, and .RU to ResellerClub. Finally, added .IT, .FR, .ASIA, .SE, .NL, .PL, .PRO, .US, and .TRAVEL capability to Hexonet.

Version 3.6.0.0 (December 4, 2013) – Minor Updates. Fixed another small bug with the one-by-one feature.

Version 3.5.0.0 (December 1, 2013) – Minor Updates. Fixed some bugs with the One-by-One feature and removed the WhoIs Check feature from NameSilo since this is no longer needed. Also, made some minor changes to the DynaDot thread.

Version 3.4.0.0 (November 24, 2013) – Major Updates. Added the One-by-One feature and the ability to catch .SE domains with rrpProxy. Finally, made some more minor adjustments to the DynaDot thread.

Version 3.3.0.0 (November 8, 2013) – Minor Updates. Added the ability to drop catch .NL domains with rrpProxy. Fixed a minor bug with ResellerClub so it would begin properly drop catching .NL domains.

Version 3.2.0.0 (November 2, 2013) – Minor Updates. Changed how the API settings are stored, fixed a minor bug with the Hexonet feature, and made some adjustments to both the DynaDot and ResellerClub features.

Version 3.1.0.0 (September 27, 2013) – Major Updates. Added the Hexonet API and fixed a bug with pulling domain lists on Windows XP 32-Bit systems. Last but not least, updated the DynaDot API to version 3.

Version 3.0.0.0 (September 1, 2013) – Major Updates. Added the RRPproxy API and the ability to run one, two or three NameSilo API keys.

Version 2.9.0.0 (August 11, 2013) – Major Updates. Added the new WhoIs Check feature.

Version 2.8.0.0 (July 27, 2013) – Major Updates. Added “Your IP” feature, Fixed a bug with the “Pull Domains” feature, Dropped the ResellerClub daily limit from 1000 to 900, enabled the WhoIs Drop Catcher and added a new registrar (NameCheap).

Version 2.7.0.0 (July 21, 2013) – Minor Updates. Made some adjustments to the Moniker, Dynadot and GoDaddy(A) threads.

Version 2.6.0.0 (July 15, 2013) – Minor Updates. Fixed small issue with file checks once the software launches. Temporarily disabled removing of successful domains through all registrars. There are still some bugs with this so we’ve temporarily turned it off. Successful drop catches will still be automatically removed from the registrar that caught it. Added a secondary registrar to the GoDaddy drop catcher which should help improve success rates – Still being beta tested and could be edited or removed down the line.

Version 2.5.0.0 (July 5, 2013) – Minor Updates. Live Chat now launched. Also, made a minor adjustment to the removal of successful drop catches through all registrars.

Version 2.4.0.0 (June 11, 2013) – Minor Updates. Fixed minor bug with GoDaddy(A) thread and with BAK files. Added the Share Successful option and the ability to remove successfully caught domains from all registrars so they aren’t checking domains you’ve already registered.

Version 2.3.0.0 (May 30, 2013) – Minor Updates. Fixed the Daily Counter inside the ResellerClub thread. Enabled the live chat room feature although the chat room is not actually online yet. Users won’t be able to join the live chat just yet.

Version 2.2.0.0 (May 27, 2013) – Major Updates. Re-Designed the User Interface. Added Fabulous API integration. Created five threads for the GoDaddy/WildWestDomains API and added a “Link to Us” section where people can get banners for DesktopCatcher. Finally, made a system settings option for the Sedo Recent Sales scroll. You can now disable the scroll and save it to the settings.

Version 2.1.0.0 (May 22, 2013) – Minor Updates. Fixed a few small bugs with the GoDaddy/WildWestDomains thread. Made a few small adjustments to the ResellerClub thread.

Version 2.0.0.0 (May 14, 2013) – Major Updates. Integrated GoDaddy/WildWestDomains API. Fixed minor bugs across all registrars and re-added ResellerClub 1000 request daily limit. Also, created new logs for each registrar on the backend and sped up the Dynadot thread.

Version 1.9.0.0 (March 20, 2013) – Minor Updates. Added the option to view a larger log box and fixed a few other minor bugs.

Version 1.8.0.0 (March 12, 2013) – Major Updates. Added both Moniker and eNom APIs. Fixed ResellerClub so that it now checks availability before registering. Removed the ResellerClub counter because there are no longer any ResellerClub daily limits. Added free eNom reseller accounts for all DesktopCatcher customers!

Version 1.7.0.0 (February 26, 2013) – Minor Updates. Fixed a few tiny bugs with the ResellerClub/Internet.bs counters.

Version 1.6.0.0 (February 22, 2013) – Major Updates. Added detailed information about ResellerClub and Internet.bs daily and monthly limits. Implemented a counter into the software to help all users who use ResellerClub/Internet.bs track their limits.

Version 1.5.0.0 (February 18, 2013) – Minor Updates. Adjusted Internet.bs limits.

Version 1.4.0.0 (February 15, 2013) – Minor Updates. Made a minor change to speed up the DynaDot API call. Also added a “Recent Sedo Sales” scroll (with the option to disable) in place of the previous DesktopCatcher link label.

Version 1.3.0.0 (February 12, 2013) – Minor Updates. Resolved issue with ResellerClub timeouts. Fixed a small bug within the “Save Log” option. Finally, fixed a small index error bug when using the Load button.

Version 1.2.0.0 (February 10, 2013) – Minor Updates. Fixed issue with Internet.bs registering domains for two years instead of just one. Software will no longer try to register a domain once it’s been successfully caught at one of the registrars. A “Save Log” button has now been added next to the Log box. You can now export the registration attempts log after running the drop catcher. Also, the software now silently checks for updates when it’s started. Message boxes will no longer appear if a registration attempt has timed out. Bug with folder creation upon initial installation has now been fixed. Finally, new changes have been implemented to support the ResellerClub API Key.

Version 1.1.0.0 (January 20, 2013) – Major Updates. Fixed bug with deleted domain keyword search. Converted from registrar radio buttons over to registrar checkboxes ( the ability to check a domain list against all registrars  from one copy instead of needing to open a new copy for each registrar). Added cherckboxes for upcoming registrars which will be implemented, all currently disabled. Added new form to easily report new bugs (Under the File menu).

Version 1.0.0.0 (January 14, 2013) – New Release. No bugs yet reported and no changes to the software have been made.