Fetch Softworks has released an update to its popular FTP client for Mac platform, Fetch 5.7.1. This version improves compatibility with OS X 10.7 Lion as well as a number of bug fixes.
Fetch 5.7.1 requires Mac OS X 10.5 Leopard on Intel Macintosh computers.
The fixes and improvements in Fetch 5.7.1 are:
Changed SFTP behavior to honor SSH config settings, and no longer require a dummy password for connections using public key authentication
Corrected phone/fax number in Read Me
Corrected system requirements in Read Me
Fixed a crash on Lion caused by the 3ivx video codec
Fixed a crash when the app was launched on Mac OS X 10.4
Fixed a problem that caused very slow file lists for folders with more than 10,000 items
Fixed a problem where an incorrect serial number was erroneously identified as having been revoked
Fixed a problem where certain failed downloads were not retried automatically
Fixed a problem where it took two attempts to get a file list on some servers
Fixed a problem with Fetch not quitting after an upload initiated by a droplet shortcut
Fixed a problem with crashing on quit when StuffIt was installed
Fixed a problem with using Smultron as an editor on Lion
Fixed keyboard shortcuts for Preferences tab switching
Improved compatibility with servers that take more than thirty seconds to start or finish a transfer
Improved feedback during mirror and large transfer operations
Removed Dashboard widget instructions from Read Me
Stopped displaying extraneous post-upload FTP server messages
Upgrades to Fetch 5.7.1 are free for registered users of Fetch 5.5, Fetch 5.6, and Fetch 5.7 and customers who purchased Fetch after January 28, 2009. Otherwise, registered users of Fetch 5.3.1 and earlier can upgrade for $10.
Fetch is available from fetchsoftworks.com.
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