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DesktopCatcher software

Located in Drop Catchers and Expired Domain Services, started by Paul123, Aug 11, 2015

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  1. Ntmt

    Ntmt Established Member

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    Any ideas how to figure out in advance if pendingDelete .co will become registry premium or not after deletion? It is needed to not spend time backordering premium domain.
     
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  2. mmmm27

    mmmm27 Established Member ★★★★★★★★★★

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    you can go on dynadot backorders here,and search for .co domain that you plan to catch,if it is premium it will show premium price for backorder
     
  3. Cdomains

    Cdomains Top Contributor VIP

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    Anyone else getting errors from Namesilo in Desktopcatcher?

    Namesilo has always worked.

    Yes, I have funds in my account

    No, I have not changed my IP

    Nothing has changed in my account.

    The other registrars are still working fine.

    Just Namesilo is not working.

    I am just wondering if I am the only one having this problem.

    I want to know if this problem is with Namesilo or not.

    Thanks-
     
  4. davidc1

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    namesilo is very very slow...
    much faster to order thru their website than their api.
     
  5. Cdomains

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    Their Api is not working for me at all.
     
  6. Lightthrower

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    So I was trying to get a domain and this morning I see this for the Whois:

    Registrar WHOIS Server: whois.desktopcatcher.com
    Registrar URL: https://desktopcatcher.com
    Updated Date: 2020-05-09T08:42:56.0Z
    Creation Date: 2020-05-09T00:31:14.0Z
    Registry Expiry Date: 2021-05-09T23:59:59.0Z
    Registrar: Virtua Drug Ltd
    Registrar IANA ID:

    Did they steal my domain? Are they a registrar now? I don't see them in the ICANN list https://www.icann.org/registrar-reports/accreditation-qualified-list.html
     
    Last edited: May 9, 2020
  7. Dot.us

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    Domain Name: DESKTOPCATCHER.COM
    Registry Domain ID: 1753203731_DOMAIN_COM-VRSN
    Registrar WHOIS Server: whois.godaddy.com
    Registrar URL: http://www.godaddy.com
    Updated Date: 2019-10-19T17:56:06Z
    Creation Date: 2012-10-19T04:46:20Z
    Registry Expiry Date: 2020-10-19T04:46:20Z
    Registrar: GoDaddy.com, LLC
    Registrar IANA ID: 146
    Registrar Abuse Contact Email: [email protected]
    Registrar Abuse Contact Phone: 480-624-2505
    Domain Status: clientDeleteProhibited https://icann.org/epp#clientDeleteProhibited
    Domain Status: clientRenewProhibited https://icann.org/epp#clientRenewProhibited
    Domain Status: clientTransferProhibited https://icann.org/epp#clientTransferProhibited
    Domain Status: clientUpdateProhibited https://icann.org/epp#clientUpdateProhibited
    Name Server: JAKE.NS.CLOUDFLARE.COM
    Name Server: LEAH.NS.CLOUDFLARE.COM
     
  8. synecdoche

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    Hi all - I want to give this software a try, but find the website very confusing. Have a few questions - would be great if you could help answer some of them.

    1) Is this software working as of May-2020? I see the last couple of posts only pointing issues.

    2) Is this a cloud based software of does one have to download and install on local machine? are there any specific requirements of the machine?

    3) what is the process like? I believe one has to download the software after paying the monthly subscription on the website? Is that all there is to get started? Or any other steps needed? At what stage does one get a customer account? Is there a customer support system?

    4) Once registered, I hope there is an option within the dashboard to cancel the monthly subscription if the software is not making sense for you.

    Apologies for the long list. But wanted to check on a few things before diving in with both feet. Thanks in advance.
     
    Last edited: May 11, 2020
  9. davidc1

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    Before, it was a lifetime licence installed on your pc.
    I have a licence and it works but it has been sold by the developer, not sure they continue to develop anything as i see release notes... https://www.desktopcatcher.com/release-notes/
     
  10. KindName

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    Hello,
    Is there any news about this software? I would like to try it too.
    Thanks.
     
  11. aZooZa

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    Looks like it's on the shelf...
     
  12. kam

    kam Top Member PRO VIP ★★★★★★★★★★

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    I just release one of my self-use dropcatch program to test the market response:xf.rolleyes:.
    The price is competitive.:xf.cool:
    Portable version and it only access it's own folder and you can put it into USB stick, it never write anything into appdata folder, registry, etc.

    https://domainsoftwares.com/product/domain-monster/

    Free Demo version
    https://domainsoftwares.com/product/dropcatch-monster-dynadot-api-demo-version/
     
    Last edited: May 28, 2020
  13. BrunoWillis

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    Hi,

    I bought 'Lifetime License' for Desktopcatcher last year but can't download the exe file. I receive an error message in my account. Support has received several emails from me without replies but the emails were opened (one even 14 times). Can you please assist? Thank you.

    EDIT: The emails went to my spam folder. Now everything is sorted.
     
    Last edited: Jun 9, 2020
  14. mmmm27

    mmmm27 Established Member ★★★★★★★★★★

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    your software would be competitive with desktop catcher only if you add few more registrars,the same that desktop catcher has and maybe some new,and if you code it so that it can catch all new tlds like xyz and majority of cctlds,for now i dont think that anyone will buy it just to use it with dynadot api,for that desktop catcher still works fine
     
  15. kam

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    If I remember right, desktop catcher will forced their new customers use the software under their VPS Server only. I think not everyone is happy with it and they may looking for an alternative.

    Dropcatch Monster [Dynadot] is supporting 270+ extensions.
    https://domainsoftwares.com/2020/06...s-are-supported-by-dropcatch-monster-dynadot/

    Dropcatch Monster [Dynadot] will remain only support Dynadot.
    The selling point of Dropcatch Monster is only one time fee, minor updates are always free.

    I don't plan to implement license check into it. No one want to be keep track by others or forced to use a specific VPS to access a software while they can't copy the software away.

    I may release another version such as Dropcatch Monster [Namesilo], Dropcatch Monster [epik] etc. But I will never integrated them into one piece.

    It's because when too many functions are integrated into single app, the software will be very expensive and it won't be survived in the market without license check.


    Kam
     
    Last edited: Jun 9, 2020
  16. Zsolt Bikadi

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    I am Zsolt from DesktopCatcher/AutoBackorder. Although we have commented it many times, it seems we can't stop rumors that our software will stop working and at the same time we will charge everyone for everything... So these statements are not true. We are also not stealing domains, I don't know how it is concluded from a whois record. We don't force past users to move to monthly subscription but all new users are required to pay monthly fee. The reason is simple: it is impossible to develop and maintain a software for one time fee.

    What you can expect in the future:

    We think there is only one way forward - making DesktopCatcher stronger. So instead of adding random APIs, we are building an exclusive dropcatching API for DesktopCatcher that will be able to compete against some smaller backorder services. It can be expected around this winter. To be able to to that, we need registrar accreditation on our own. We are already registrar for many extensions and we will extend that list.

    So this will be a very big step for DesktopCatcher, maybe we will call it DesktopCatcher 2, not decided yet. But we expect that this will be a huge boost for our software and significant increase in catch rate.
     
  17. Zsolt Bikadi

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    The domains where you see such pattern in Whois are backordered via AutoBackorder. There are some extra registrars there, including our own accreditation (most ccTLDs don't require ICANN). Since we call the registry directly, it will always beat the desktop software for these domains.
     
  18. Cdomains

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    Will those of us who bought the lifetime license be upgraded to the new software automatically?
     
  19. Zsolt Bikadi

    Zsolt Bikadi Established Member

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    Yes

     

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