The INetC (Internet client) plug-in is a NSIS plugin downloading and uploading files. It is based on the
InetLoad plug-in. The network implementation uses
MS WinInet API, and supports the
Note: There are some unfortunate issues with
MS WinInet API, as it is based on using parts of the long abandoned Internet Explorer. This means that IE users settings (Proxy settings etc.) will apply to this plugin as well. In addition, it's not exactly up-to-date in many respects - and it will only support TLS 1.1 on Windows XP for example. There now exists an alternative plugin NSCurl that uses libcurl and OpenSSL instead of
WinInet. While I haven't personally tried it, this might be a better solution for many.
NSIS (Nullsoft Scriptable Install System) is a professional open source system to create Windows installers. It is designed to be as small and flexible as possible and is therefore very suitable for internet distribution.
This is a modified version of
22.214.171.124. Since I couldn't find a source repository, I've created a Git repository and
committed the downloaded source files. These changes would otherwise have been submitted as a pull request or patch.
I couldn't find an explicit license for INetC plug-in, which means that this is licensed implicitly with the
according to the NSIS license.
Changes in this fork are:
- 126.96.36.199 - Added options
- 188.8.131.52 - Created a 4th download dialog
- 184.108.40.206 - Created option
/NOSSLwhich prevents redirects from HTTP to HTTPS
- 220.127.116.11 - Applied changes from upstream
/tostackconvsupports UTF-8 and UTF-16LE BOM sniffing and conversion.
- 18.104.22.168 - Fixed download progress for files larger than 2 GB (thanks @pjpuchyr) and reverted changes that broke