Vicomsoft FTP Client for Mac OS X Version History

Below is a list of the improvements and bug fixes that have been made to different versions of the Vicomsoft FTP Client for Mac OS X.

Version 5.0.2

  • Compatibility with OS X 10.10 (Yosemite)
  • The Bookmark settings window now remembers its disclosed state
  • Fixed an issue with AutoRoute and multiple connections
  • Fixed an issue with Remote Editing preferences panel
  • Fixed an issue with automatically skipping errors during scheduled syncs
  • Fixed an issue with the displayed last software update check time
  • Fixed an issue with the About window registration info display

Version 5.0.1

  • Fixed an issue with completion sounds preferences settings getting lost
  • Fixed an issue with software update displaying garbage name on download
  • Restored compatibility with FTP Droplets created in v4

Version 5.0 - Major upgrade - 30+ new features

  • All new, high resolution Retina-ready UI
  • Full screen browser mode (Lion or later)
  • Integrated Bookmarks manager + Dropbox sync
  • Import Bookmarks from other apps
  • Built-in text editor for local and remote editing
  • Local and remote zip/unzip, create symlinks
  • Compare local/remote files for differences
  • Localised into 9 different languages
  • Bandwidth limiting
  • Sync browsing navigation mode
  • Two way Mirror directory Synchronisation
  • Schedule repeating transfers and syncs
  • Extensive file/folder filtering and exclusion rules
  • Open local/remote directory in Terminal or iTerm app
  • Copy + Open Web URL options
  • Full Suffix Mapping capabilities
  • Built-in software update mechanism
  • Set Color Labels for local and remote items
  • Quick Look browser icon previews
  • Apply recursive permissions, owner, user, group to files/folders or both
  • Growl and e-mail notifications
  • App Nap support (Mavericks or later)
  • New icons throughout
  • Stand-alone option for freely distributable FTP Droplets
  • Send raw commands via SSH
  • Server-side delete and duplicate options via SSH
  • Copy listing data as text
  • Pause and resume transfers and syncs
  • Recent Connections menu
  • Bonjour Connections menu
  • Set Return Key actions
  • Sort folders first in listings
  • Hide/show alternating list row colors
  • Hide/show list column dividers
  • Hide/show list columns
  • Set browser font size
  • Auto-routing - drag onto FTP Client dock icon to upload
  • Remote edit completion sounds (optional)
  • Option to use UTF-8 Form C encoding
  • Keep-alive option to stay connected
  • Automatic archive of transcript logs
  • Additional controls over remote editing behaviour
  • Too much to list!

Version 5.0 System Requirements : Intel, OS X 10.5 or later

Version 4.6.5

  • Added Mac OS X 10.8 (Mountain Lion) and Mac OS X 10.9 (Mavericks) compatibility
  • Digitally signed with Apple's new Developer ID for Gatekeeper support

Version 4.6.4

  • Added Mac OS X 10.7 (Lion) compatibility

Version 4.6.3

  • Added option to encode UTF8 in Normalization Form C
  • New Connection window did not appear on some systems
  • Fixed some issues with icons and type/creator on Snow Leopard
  • Added ability to control the timeout value for connections
  • Fixed inability to create Droplets from a different user account
  • Start Demo button no longer brings up the Purchase window

Version 4.6.2

  • Snow Leopard compatibility

Version 4.6.1

  • Support for public key authentication
  • Lock icon displayed in FTP Browser when connection is secure
  • IPv6 support via EPSV/EPRT commands
  • Ability to set server modification date/time on uploaded files
  • Fixed purchase problems in Mac OS X 10.3.9
  • Automatic upgrade facility for existing registered users

Version 4.6.0

  • New licensing system from eSellerate, with in-app purchase capability
  • Check for updates capability
  • QuickLook preview support
  • Growl notification support
  • Finder-like in-line rename
  • Enhanced SFTP server compatibility
  • Bug fixes and optimizations

Version 4.5.1

  • Partial download icons might not have been displayed
  • Resolving symlinks could get into an endless loop
  • Corrected some missing icons
  • The automatic import of Bookmarks from the old version did not work correctly in some cases
  • When transferring multiple items the name of the currently transferring item was not displayed
  • Local items could not be deleted when running on Leopard
  • Upload synchronization could have incorrectly created unwanted empty folders
  • FTP Droplets created by the previous version of FTP Client may not have worked with v4.5
  • Download now includes a step by step installation guide for those having difficulty understanding the default OS X software delivery mechanism using .dmg files
  • Upgrading from v4.0.x could have rendered Remote Editing non-functional in some cases

Version 4.5.0

  • Now a Universal Binary
  • Leopard compatibility
  • Added full Mac OS X toolbar
  • Large file support added for files greater than 2GB
  • Long file/folder name support added for full Unicode capability
  • FTPS (FTP over SSL) support added in both explicit and implicit modes
  • Ability to select any application for remote editing
  • Added support for AppleScript scripting as well as recording
  • Added sserver to server transfers using drag & drop
  • Added automatic re-connect and retry for transfers
  • Added automatic Passive/Active FTP mode detection
  • Added automatic time offset calculation to cater for time zone differences
  • Overall speed enhancements for transfers
  • Completion sounds for transfers can now be customized
  • Added option to control double click action - transfer, edit or no action
  • Drag & drop support in Column view now supported
  • In-line rename in Column view now supported
  • Streamlined user interface

Version 4.0.3

  • Fixed a problem with Active FTP connections

Version 4.0.2

  • Fully compatible with Mac OS X 10.3, Panther.

Version 4.0.1

  • Fixed a problem with the creation of Droplets.

Version 4.0.0

  • FTP Client for Mac OS X released
  • Introduction of:
    • SFTP
    • Hierarchical Directory Listings
    • Multithreading
    • Directory Caching
    • Queue Based FTP

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