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  • Airport Extreme Base Station FTPS bug fixed by Jim Matthews

    As reported earlier, the Apple Airport Extreme Base Station with 802.11n has been incompatible with FTP with TLS/SSL (FTPS) connections when running in Network Address Translation (NAT) mode. We are happy to report that this bug has been fixed in version 7.2.1 of the base station firmware, released August 29, 2007.

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  • Take Fetch Back to School, Win a MacBook by Jim Matthews

    Etna, NH — Fetch Softworks is celebrating the new school year with the “Take Fetch Back to School” essay contest. Students, teachers, and other school employees in the U.S. can win an Apple MacBook or iPod nano by sharing how they use Fetch in their academic work.

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  • Fetch 5.2.1 available by Scott McGuire

    Fetch Softworks is pleased to announce that Fetch 5.2.1 is now available.

    This release features numerous bug fixes.

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  • Remember more recent connections by Jim Matthews

    For many users, the easiest way to open a connection in Fetch is to choose an item from the Recent Connections pop-up menu in the New Connection dialog.

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  • Backing up with Fetch and iCal by Jim Matthews

    Informit.com has an excellent article by Maria Langer on automatically backing up essential data using Fetch and iCal:

    Create an Automated Backup Plan with Fetch and iCal

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  • FTP with TLS/SSL (FTPS) and the new Airport Extreme Base Station by Jim Matthews

    At the recent Macworld Expo in January we introduced Fetch 5.2, which adds FTP with TLS/SSL (FTPS) support, and Apple introduced its new Airport Extreme Base Station (AEBS) with 802.11n support. Unfortunately, a bug in the AEBS keeps it from working with Fetch’s new TLS/SSL feature. Our research has determined that it is not possible for Fetch (or any other secure FTP client) to make FTP with TLS/SSL connections through the new AEBS.

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  • Fetch 5.2 introduces WebView, adds FTPS support and Droplet Shortcuts by Jim Matthews

    San Francisco, CA — Fetch Softworks is pleased to announce the availability of Fetch 5.2, the latest release of the original Macintosh file transfer program. Fetch 5.2 introduces WebView, a convenient way to view files in a web browser and copy web addresses from Fetch. New support for FTP with TLS/SSL (FTPS) makes Fetch 5.2 the first Macintosh FTP client to support all the major file transfer security standards: SSL, SFTP, and Kerberos. Fetch 5.2 also adds support for creating droplet shortcuts, for easy drag-and-drop uploading. Fetch 5.2 is available for downloading from fetchsoftworks.com and is a free upgrade for Fetch 5 users.

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  • WebView Screencast Movie by Jim Matthews

    WebView is a useful new feature of Fetch 5.2, and as far as we know Fetch is the first FTP client to have a feature like it.

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  • Give the dog a bone: Fetch 5.1 adds Dashboard, Automator, and Universal application support by Jim Matthews

    Etna, NH — Fetch Softworks announces that the latest release of its popular Macintosh file transfer program is now available for downloading from fetchsoftworks.com. Fetch 5.1 is a Universal application built to run on Apple’s new Intel-based Macintosh computers, including the iMac, MacBook Pro, and MacBook. In addition, it features new support for the Dashboard and Automator technologies of Mac OS X 10.4 Tiger. Fetch 5.1 is a free upgrade for Fetch 5 users.

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  • Fetch Softworks releases Fetch 5.1 beta at MacWorld Expo by Jim Matthews

    San Francisco, CA — Fetch Softworks announces that a public beta release of its popular Macintosh file transfer program Fetch 5.1 is now available. The company is demonstrating Fetch 5.1 at this week’s MacWorld Exposition in San Francisco, CA. Fetch 5.1 is a Universal Binary for compatibility with Apple’s new Intel-based iMac and MacBook Pro computers, and features new support for the Dashboard and Automator technologies of Mac OS X 10.4 Tiger.

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