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ALJ [Feb. 13th, 2004|10:21 pm]
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[alexf]
ALJ is a program for exporting complete user's journal including all comments into plain files. Once journal is downloaded, program can check if new entries are available, download them and add to plain file.
Features: Unlike similar programs, like ljsm and "LiveJournal Download", ALJ downloading journal simultaneously in several streams, which makes it slightly faster and also downloading posts with more than 1 page of comments. Since some journals could be really big in size, program breaks plain file into smaller pieces of 1MB, so that IE can handle this files. All parts are linked to each others for easy navigation and program itself can re-use this files for downloading new entries, which eliminates need of keeping original pages received from livejournal web site. Because plain file is at least 2-4 times more compact than original pages, this could save you lots of disk space and reduces searching time through the pages. Program uses IE cookie in your system when its downloading, so it will see your and other people's posts according to your actual permissions.
How to use: enter user name, press Index. After indexing is completed, press Get. You can press stop if you want to stop downloading, it can be resumed later. Program will show you how many total links this jourmal has and how many percents are aleady downloaded. After downloading is finished, plain text version will be in Txt subfolder of the program.
If plain text version is corrupted for some reason, press Restore button and it will be re-created from available downloaded pages.
If you like it, try it and tell me what you think.
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[User Picture]From: alexf
2004-02-24 07:48 pm (UTC)
The program is using default IE cookies to download from LJ website, i.e. it "sees" exactly what you can see in some particular journal. If you want to download your own journal with all entries - login into LJ with persistent cookie and then use ALJ. If you want to download only public entries - log off before downloading.
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