Monster - version 1.0
fc 1a (final candidate 1a)
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does it do?
do I need it?
do I get it?
is a free (Emailware, really) utility that can help you
manage your Netscape Navigator or Communicator cookies on
your Macintosh computer.
What does it
allows you to selectively inspect and delete cookies from
your Netscape browser. It supports Netscape's multiple
Why do I need
Browsers such as Netscape
Navigator and Communicator saves "cookies" on your computer
whenever you visit various websites. Those websites stores
your viewing preferences with the help of cookies; the
positive side of cookies is that they can save you time by
recording your preferences without having to enter them
repeatedly. Unfortunately, a downside of cookies is that
habits on the web - a potential invasion of your privacy! Do
you really want IKnowWhatYoureDoingRightNow.com to know that
you're looking at sites concerning your medical health? Who
knows what they're doing with that information! It's wise to
prevent such unwanted and unwarranted snooping, by regularly
maintaining your cookies list with the help of a program
such as MagicCookie Monster. Save the cookies you want to
save, and get rid of stale cookies that might just one day
come back to bite you.
- Macintosh PowerPC or 68K
computer (68K supported in 1.0 fc 1!)
- System 7.5.5 or greater
(Mac OS 8.1 or greater recommended)
- 2MB free RAM
- 0.5 MB disc
Navigator/Communicator, version 4.x
How much do I have to pay to use the software?
- MagicCookie Monster is
Emailware - that just means that it's free (but not in
the "Public Domain") for as long as you want to use
it; the only registration requirements are:
me a quick
note with info on the number of copies you're
using, and any comments on the program!
daily, to donate free food to the hungry, and free
land to preserve the rainforests - with a single
click! The food and land are paid for by
advertising sponsors, so everything is paid for
with a simple visit and click at the sites
After downloading, I get problems with mounting/Disk
Copy/Shrinkwrap/Stuffit/etc. - help!
How do I use MagicCookie Monster?
- It's pretty
straightforward. Download it and click on the
MagicCookie Monster icon to start the program. Select
the User Profile you want to manage cookies in from
the popup menu at the top of the main window - a list
of cookies in that profile will show up in the listbox
below the popup menu. Select a cookie by clicking it
once, and to delete it, click the "Trash It!" button.
Select multiple cookies by holding down the Command
(Apple) key while clicking on each cookie. Double
click on a specific cookie to see detailed info on it
in the "Cookie Details" window. Click the "I'm Done!"
button when you're done managing your cookies among
your various User Profiles - you will be given a
chance to save your cookie changes or not.
I've mistakenly deleted a cookie I wanted to keep - what
should I do?
- If you made changes to
your cookies and saved your changes, and you want to
reverse your changes, you can find your old
MagicCookie file stored in the Trash. Just drag it out
of the trash to retrieve your previous cookie
settings, and place it back into your User Profile
folder in the "Netscape Users" folder in your
How do I manage cookies in profiles other than the ones
located at the default location (Preferences:Netscape
- In MagicCookie Monster,
go to the "Edit" menu, select "Profiles ...", and
click the "Add" button. Find the "MagicCookie" file
you want to manage, and MagicCookie Monster will add
it to the list of managable profiles. Clicking the
"Trash" button after selecting a profile will hide
that profile from MagicCookie Monster's list of
Why doesn't MagicCookie Monster support Internet Explorer
- Internet Explorer 4+
provides its own cookie management utility in its
I'm having other problems with the software - what should
- Email me at
and tell me about any errors you see, and what you
were doing right before your received your error
message. Check back to my webpage at http://download.at/drjsoftware
for updates to the program and for other upcoming
software! Please note that I won't respond to any
question that has already been answered here, so
please read through this file before contacting
What features will be added to future versions of
- Secure Cleanup of
cookies - Prevent people from "undeleting" your
cookies you've deleted
- "Tasty Cookies" feature
- mark and prevent accidental deletion of cookies you
want to save
- Cookie data
modification - Modify individual attributes of
- Preferences -
Additional settings for MCM
- More features to come
What else do I need to know before downloading and/or
using MagicCookie Monster?
- Please read the
concerning the use of MagicCookie Monster before
downloading and/or using the program.
Where do I get
Click here to
(0.5 MB, ~3 min download at 28.8 Kbps)
Note: Shrinkwrap has
problems unwrapping this file. Please use
instead, to unstuff the file, and then Disk
Copy, if necessary,
to mount the resulting .img file.
is Emailware. This means that this software is FREE! If
you like it, then use it for FREE - enjoy! The only
"registration" requirements I ("Dr. Jon", "me") have is
that 1. you send an email with the number of copies of
MagicCookie Monster you're using, along with your
comments to me, at email@example.com,
and 2. visit The Hunger Site and The Rainforest Site
daily to give free food to the hungry and donate land to
save the rainforests with a simple click! (Food and land
are paid for by advertising sponsors).
MagicCookie Monster is FREE
but it is NOT in the "Public Domain". You may NOT alter
it in any way, and reverse-engineering of MagicCookie
Monster is strictly prohibited. MagicCookie Monster is
Copyright © 2000 by Dr. Jon at firstname.lastname@example.org,
with portions copyright other authors, and used with
permission. All rights reserved.
MagicCookie Monster may NOT
be sold, by itself, or in combination with any other
software, without prior, express written permission from
me, Dr. Jon.
I, Dr. Jon, make no
warranty, express or implied, with respect to the
software or documentation including (but not limited to)
implied warranties of merchantability and fitness for a
particular purpose. In no event will I be liable for loss
of profits or goodwill or other indirect, special,
incidental, or consequential damages resulting from any
defect in the software or documentation, even if advised
of the possibility of such damages. I shall have no
liability for any data stored or modified with this
program, including the costs of recovering such data. Use
at your own risk.
DaysAndDate 1.0, ©
Frederic Rinaldi, 1989..1999. Free for non-commercial
use. Use in commercial software subject to prior
acknowledgment and licensing from the author, reachable
at the following network addresses: email@example.com.
Contact me, Dr. Jon, at
Apple, Macintosh, Mac OS,
are trademarks of Apple Computer, Inc. Netscape is a
trademark of Netscape Communications, Inc. All trademarks
and registered trademarks are the property of their
- 1.0.2 (020100) B - Initial
- 1.0.3 (020200) B -
Modified MagicCookie Monster ("MCM") location
- 1.0.4 (020300) B - MCM now
saves window positions, menu "Quit" now shares code with
"I'm Done!" button, additional bug fixes and
- 1.0.5 (020300) B - Fixed
MagicCookie file truncation bug
- 1.0.6 (020400) B -
Resolved cookie expiry info, minor changes to UI and
- 1.0.7 (020400) B - Fixed
"saving MagicCookie to incorrect folder" bug
- 1.0.8 (020500) B - Fixed
NilObjectException bug, modified MCM location
- 1.0 b8.1 (020500) - Minor
fixes to window properties, version numbering
- 1.0 b9 (020700) - Revised
memory allocation & various optimisations
- 1.0 b10 (033100) -
Included new profile manager to allow MCM to manage
cookies in non-default locations, and revised save
- 1.0 b11 (033100) - Fixed
cookie file save bug introduced in 1.0 b10.
- 1.0 b12 (033100) - Fixed
preference file save bug introduced in 1.0
- 1.0 b13 (040100) - Various
enhancements, Revised registration
- 1.0 fc1 (050700) - Minor
enhancements; MCM now 68K machine compatible!
- 1.0 fc1a (061800) -
Revised registration requirements and