Forté is nog altijd bezig met de ontwikkeling van hun programma Forté Agent dat zonder problemen nieuwsgroepen kan binnen halen. Sinds kort is versie 3.0 build 763 beschikbaar waar onder andere ondersteuning voor meerdere nieuwsservers, Newsgroup Directory en Bookmarks aan is toegevoegd. De compacte release notes zien er als volgt uit:
Forte is pleased to provide Agent 3.0, a major release with many powerful, new features. There is so much to tell you that we've provided just a hint here of what you can do with Agent 3.0.
Multiple News Servers and Multiple Connections to News Servers
Agent 3.0 allows you to use as many news servers as you like to retrieve message headers and bodies and to post messages. For each server you can use as many connections as that server allows.Task Management
Agent 3.0 has a new Task Manager, allowing you to view and control all your online tasks.Folder and Message Organization
Agent 3.0 features Desks, a powerful way to organize your folders, allowing you to create multiple subscription lists. Newsgroups and email folders now share properties, and can share messages.The Newsgroup Directory
Agent 3.0 provides a powerful way to view and search all newsgroups available on all your news servers. Use the Newsgroup Directory to view newsgroups by any combination of news servers and according to your search criteria. Use the Directory to assign newsgroups to desks.Menu and Toolbar Changes
Agent 3.0 has redesigned its menus to enable you to use Agent's features effectively. You'll recognize commands from Agent 2.0, but we have added many new commands and combined others to make Agent even easier to use.Sending and Receiving Messages
Agent has created special folders to handle the messages you send and retrieve. The Outbox is now a folder, and we've added special folders for storing draft messages and sent messages. And, of course, Agent provides an Inbox for receiving email.Bookmarks
We have added a new feature that lets you move quickly to messages, folders and desks that you use often.Help Tips
When performing common operations you'll see pop-up tips that will help you use Agent effectively.Other Features Added / Problems Fixed from Agent 2.0
We added a number of other features and fixed several problems reported with Agent 2.0.