WWW user-agent strings

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RealPlayer

This is useful for downloading playlists with Perl's LWP module. Why? So you can parse the playlists and use the stream URLs as arguments to MPlayer for recording radio shows. Here is an example using Perl and Mplayer.

RMA/1.0 (compatible; RealMedia)

Windows

NT 5.0 is Windows 2000; NT 5.1 and 5.2 are Windows XP.

Firefox

Mozilla/5.0 (Windows; U; Windows NT 5.0; en-US; rv:1.7) Gecko/20040707 Firefox/0.8 Mnenhy/0.6.0.104
Mozilla/5.0 (Windows; U; Windows NT 5.1; en-US; rv:1.7) Gecko/20040707 Firefox/0.9.2
Mozilla/5.0 (Windows; U; Windows NT 5.1; rv:1.7.3) Gecko/20041001 Firefox/0.10.1

Internet Explorer 6

Mozilla/4.0 (compatible; MSIE 6.0; Windows NT 4.0)
Mozilla/4.0 (compatible; MSIE 6.0; Windows NT 5.0; .NET CLR 1.1.4322)
Mozilla/4.0 (compatible; MSIE 6.0; Windows NT 5.1)
Mozilla/4.0 (compatible; MSIE 6.0; Windows NT 5.1; .NET CLR 1.1.4322; .NET CLR 1.0.3705)
Mozilla/4.0 (compatible; MSIE 6.0; Windows NT 5.2; .NET CLR 1.1.4322)

Mozilla

Mozilla/5.0 (Windows; U; Windows NT 5.0; en-US; rv:1.7.2) Gecko/20040803

GNU/Linux and BSD

Galeon

Mozilla/5.0 (X11; U; Linux i686; en-US; rv:1.6) Gecko/20040413 Galeon/1.3.15 (Debian package 1.3.15-2)

Firefox

Mozilla/5.0 (X11; U; Linux i686; en-US; rv:1.5) Gecko/20031007 Firebird/0.7
Mozilla/5.0 (X11; U; Linux i686; en-US; rv:1.7) Gecko/20040803 Firefox/0.9.3

Konqueror

Mozilla/5.0 (compatible; Konqueror/3.3; Linux) (KHTML, like Gecko)

Links and Lynx

Links (2.1pre14; OpenBSD 3.5 i386; 80x24)
Lynx/2.8.4rel.1 libwww-FM/2.14 SSL-MM/1.4.1 OpenSSL/0.9.6b
Lynx/2.8.4rel.1 libwww-FM/2.14 SSL-MM/1.4.1 OpenSSL/0.9.7c
Lynx/2.8.5rel.1 libwww-FM/2.14 SSL-MM/1.4.1 GNUTLS/0.8.12

Mozilla on Debian

Mozilla/5.0 (X11; U; Linux i686; en-US; rv:1.6) Gecko/20040413 Debian/1.6-5
Mozilla/5.0 (X11; U; Linux i686; en-US; rv:1.7.3) Gecko/20041007 Debian/1.7.3-5

Netscape

These are quite useful: a few web sites claim to require Netscape but will work with Mozilla and Firefox if you use this string, but not with the Netscape for Windows string that comes with the Firefox User Agent Switcher extension.

Mozilla/4.8 [en] (X11; U; Linux 2.4.20-20.7 i686)
Mozilla/5.0 (X11; U; Linux i686; en-US; rv:1.7.2) Gecko/20040805 Netscape/7.2

Bots (collected from weblogs)

Faxobot/1.0
Googlebot/2.1 (+http://www.google.com/bot.html)
IconSurf/2.0 favicon finder (see http://iconsurf.com/robot.html)
Mozilla/2.0 (compatible; Ask Jeeves/Teoma)
Mozilla/4.0 (compatible; MSIE 5.5; Windows NT 4.0; obot)
Mozilla/5.0 (compatible; Yahoo! Slurp; http://help.yahoo.com/help/us/ysearch/slurp)
SurveyBot/2.3 (Whois Source)
WebFilter Robot 1.0

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