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post #41 of 135
I just installed Transmit. How long is the trial period?

I assume there is no trial period and I can just use the trial version free of charge indefinitely?
post #42 of 135
Quote:
Originally posted by Ganondorf
I just installed Transmit. How long is the trial period?

I assume there is no trial period and I can just use the trial version free of charge indefinitely?

It gives you messages on startup until you pay and enter the serial number. But you can always use it without a problem. They're nice guys
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post #43 of 135
Interarchy is the obvious winner for people like me who have 15+ FTP windows open at all times (each in list view with many disclosed triangles). Remotely editing (in BBEdit via cmd-J) large numbers of files in deep hierarchies (e.g. web sites and Perl modules) using one of those big, honkin' "local on one side, remote on the other, plus lots of buttons" FTP apps would quickly swamp my screen and drive me insane.

Plus, it has a hopping kangaroo. Take that, you ugly Fetch dog cursor.

(SoundEdit 16 has the best dog cursor anyway ;-)
post #44 of 135
Acquisition works fine for me.
post #45 of 135
Quote:
Originally posted by Paul
whats wrong with fetch?

I thin it's actually quite a nice app. I can simply delete the prefs and Fetch lets me use it again, thus I like it. . And it supports D&D, unlike Fugu. fetch is actually a good ftp client IMHO.
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post #46 of 135
ok, ftp question.

a friend of mine set up an ftp server on his PC.

it has an option labled "'FTP with SSL (Implicit encryption)"

when i try to log into it using transmit, fugu, fetch etc., it doesn't work. on his end he says it's never even trying to use SSL. on my end it just times out.

any ideas?
post #47 of 135
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I am looking for a good FTP client, which can also handle SFTP. I have used Transit on the Mac, and WS_FTP on Windows which were both good. I was just wondering if there is anything better before I part with my money for Transit.

i found cyberduck the other day and it seems to work fine. it's free too.
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post #48 of 135
Cyberduck kicks ass, megaass
post #49 of 135
Interarchy now is the best if you need more than one window. Transmit is a bit bloated once you need to have like 5 or 10 windows open.

For modest FTPeeing needs, Transmit is great.

Prior to Interarchy I liked NetFinder although it's not quite as polished now.

But I own like 5 FTP programs, so far be it for me to say one is best! I like several onhand.
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post #50 of 135
What ever happened to FTP in Finder? Are we ever going to get that? It was such a sweet promise of things to come, and yet we never saw it fully realized
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post #51 of 135
Hi,

try http://www.fetchsoftworks.com/
very nice and reliable - but i'm using transit too, very good.

cheers





Quote:
Originally posted by Matt FT
Hi there,



I am looking for a good FTP client, which can also handle SFTP. I have used Transit on the Mac, and WS_FTP on Windows which were both good. I was just wondering if there is anything better before I part with my money for Transit.



Thanks!
post #52 of 135
I don't think that it has been mentioned here, but Interachy has just got to version 7. They have finally chucked older OS support, and it is a beaut. Finally got Mac OS X customisable toolbars. Do check it out:

http://www.interarchy.com/

You can now have tabbed FTP browsing in column view. Quite cool i thought.

The interface is very customisable too, which is a good thing.

It gets my vote.
post #53 of 135
Here is yet another one that I am going to check out. Looks alright, but we'll see. http://captainftp.xdsnet.de/
post #54 of 135
just moved to panther a few days ago ...
was having difficulties getting my copy of "Liftp" to work, so i tried out "cyberduck" and i am favourably impressed: easy to comprehend, works like a charm, available in diffferent languages, is free.
post #55 of 135
Quote:
Originally posted by johnq
Interarchy now is the best if you need more than one window. Transmit is a bit bloated once you need to have like 5 or 10 windows open.

I love Interarchy, but it is not free so I use CyberDuck, I just can't justify paying for something I only use once in a while.
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post #56 of 135
Quote:
Originally posted by iKwak
Another Fetch user. I liked Transmit until the trial ended and gave me lot of limitation such as only 10 minute use.

yeah, some shareware has a bad habit of not letting you use the full functionality when you don't pay for it before the trial period expires.
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post #57 of 135
How about Captain FTP ? THats what i use, it supports FTP and SFTP, its small simple and fast.
post #58 of 135
I paid for both Captain FTP and Transmit, but I find myself using Transmit exclusively, these days.

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post #59 of 135
Cyberduck has my vote - of all the free FTP clients it is definitely the best. Transmit is also good, as is FTPeel.
post #60 of 135
I find that Fetch is good for everything I do.. and for the most part I'm good since Dreamweaver handles my tedious ftp chores
post #61 of 135
i said it before and i'll say again, FlashFXP is the best ftp client available on any OS. i understand it isnt available for os x, however, that doesnt matter. somebody for the love of god, create something that functions in a way that flash does. i know you programmers can do this. if i could, i would. [but i cant] \

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post #62 of 135
post #63 of 135
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Originally posted by 123
http://freshsqueeze.com/products/ftpeel/

auth-tls support (ftps)

If we're taking sftp support, Fugu is the way to go.

Who can deny the excellent fish icon?

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post #64 of 135
Quote:
Originally posted by ticks
i said it before and i'll say again, FlashFXP is the best ftp client available on any OS. i understand it isnt available for os x, however, that doesnt matter. somebody for the love of god, create something that functions in a way that flash does. i know you programmers can do this. if i could, i would. [but i cant] \

FlashFXP

Bingo! the best one ever created on this planet!
but someone on MacNN had confirmed that it is impossible to have the same one on MAC. cause it is writen with Delphe.


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post #65 of 135
Quote:
Originally posted by staphbaby
If we're taking sftp support, Fugu is the way to go.

Who can deny the excellent fish icon?

-S

Yeah, if we were talking sftp, but we're talking ftps (or FTP SSL/TLS) which is secure ftp done the right way.
post #66 of 135
What about this?
wlFXP

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The only "problem" is that you need to compile it with ant, so you have to install it through fink.
post #67 of 135
I am still 'oh so fond' of Fetch. It is works.
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post #68 of 135
absolute BEST = ftp in console. It exists on EVERY operating system in existance. If you learn how to use it you will never be without a client.
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post #69 of 135
IMO, the console FTP client is good when it also implements commands such as lcd, lls, lpwd.
Sometimes you need to copy more files from different directories or can't remember the exact name (yes, you can use mput, but not all clients support it, so you're stuck).

- mith
post #70 of 135
cyberduck is my absolute choice on Panther till now.
post #71 of 135
Quote:
Originally posted by mith
IMO, the console FTP client is good when it also implements commands such as lcd, lls, lpwd.
Sometimes you need to copy more files from different directories or can't remember the exact name (yes, you can use mput, but not all clients support it, so you're stuck).

- mith

Note: If you cant remember the name of the file just press TAB and it will list all files in that dir. If you remember atleast the first letter you can find it by TABing. As for multiple files...I wouldn`t know about that. If your going to be uploading TONS of files such as if you are a webdeveloper then you definetly need a GUI client. If GUI is your need then FlashFXP all the way.
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post #72 of 135
There is also Yummy FTP.
post #73 of 135
no one mentioned ncftp yet ? it sure beats the one that comes with osx
as for gui ones, my vote goes to cyberduck
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post #74 of 135
Try Fern.
Fetch is good too though.
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post #75 of 135
Filezilla for Windows: http://sourceforge.net/project/showf...roup_id=21558.

Not sure if there are any ports for it to the Mac.
post #76 of 135
I just had to download 16gb from an unreliable server, which would time out, terminate mid connection, and had invalid files and directories, my experiences are thus:

Filezilla -
My day to day FTP program on windows. Filezilla could not even queue all of the files on the server without errors. It was unable to cope with the invalid directories. There was no clear indication as to what was q'd and what wasnt. It wasnt possible to disable the q while I manually selected directories to skip around the broken ones.


Having given up on Filezilla I decided to try my Mac ( prompted by Gruber's high opinion of interarchy ).

Interarchy -
Couldnt really figure out the interface, but I managed to get it downloading. It regularly ran into time outs and needed manual intervention every time ( not nice ). I miss typed my initial password, and even though I check "add to keychain" it asked for my password every time I retried a failed file. When it retried I couldnt tell if it was starting again from the beginning of the q or not. I eventually gave up.

Transmit -
Q'd up the files, but its interface doesnt fit on my small monitor. Was very hard to see what was going on. I think it got stuck on a file while q'ing, but the UI for managing the q qas off of the screen.

FlashFXP -
Works perfectly. Q's up what you initially drag onto it ( it doesnt try to recurse through the whole dir structure to q it ). Then works through each one. Whenever it got timeouts and disconnects it marked the file as failed in the q and moved on. When it hit the invalid directories it did the same. I ended up with a list of about 40 failed transfers ( it retries files that timed out ), which I could manually reset and try again. Very nice. Went through the whole site without requiring intervention untill the end, which was good, it took 3 days.
post #77 of 135
Anyone know... Fern?

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post #78 of 135
I use Transmit and I also have Interarchy but rarely use.

My Friend has a PC and his FTP app can transfer files between 2 FTP servers. That is connect to two of them and not having to use his HD as a go between. I could not find this feature on any Mac FTP clients.
post #79 of 135
Quote:
Originally posted by Groover
I use Transmit and I also have Interarchy but rarely use.

My Friend has a PC and his FTP app can transfer files between 2 FTP servers. That is connect to two of them and not having to use his HD as a go between. I could not find this feature on any Mac FTP clients.

Personally I've not heard of this feature on any FTP clients at all. I'm assuming it may be a feature that is specific to the one that your friend was using. Though I've never needed to use functionality like that before.
post #80 of 135
Has anyone usef OneButton FTP?

http://www.onebutton.org/
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