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Fetch 5.6 for the Mac App Store by Jim Matthews

Etna, NH — Fetch Softworks is pleased to announce that Fetch 5.6, the latest version of the original Mac file transfer program, is now available from the Mac App Store.

Ever since pioneering the graphical Mac FTP client with its first release in 1989, Fetch has delivered unmatched simplicity and reliability to millions of users. The Mac App Store makes discovering and buying Fetch easier than ever before.

Fetch 5.6 supports FTP, FTPS and SFTP, the most popular file transfer protocols on the Internet, for compatibility with thousands of web hosting companies, publishers, pre-press companies and Internet service providers.

Fetch features include automatic restart of failed or stalled transfers, one-click editing of remote files with any application, Quick Look previews of remote files, folder mirroring, droplet shortcuts, automatic support for Zip, Tar, Gzip, StuffIt, and other common file formats, automating repetitive tasks with Automator actions and AppleScript recording, as well as extensive online help.

Pricing and Availability

Fetch 5.6 is available from the Mac App Store for US $28.99.

In other news:


  • Do I need to buy fetch to do a one of transfer?

    Geoff July 14, 2011
  • To do a single transfer you can use a trial version of Fetch, available for download here on our website (click the Download link, above).

    Jim Matthews July 14, 2011
  • I am using version 4, which is for PowerPC, and running Snow Leopard (OSX 10.6). When I upgrade to Lion (10.7), PowerPC programs will not run… if I upgrade, will the current version of Fetch run?

    Nicholas Ballard July 17, 2011
  • Yes. Fetch 5.6 is a Universal (PowerPC and Intel) app, and will run on Mac OS X 10.7 Lion.

    Jim Matthews July 17, 2011
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