• Fetch 5.3 dresses up file transfer for Leopard by Jim Matthews

    Etna, NH — Fetch Softworks is pleased to announce Fetch 5.3, a new version of the original Macintosh file transfer program. Fetch 5.3 is expressly tailored for Mac OS X 10.5 Leopard, featuring an updated appearance to match the unified Leopard look, improved Leopard compatibility, and support for several key Leopard technologies. Fetch takes advantage of Leopard code signing, making the system keychain and the new Leopard application firewall more convenient to use.

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  • Fetch Leopard (Mac OS X 10.5) Compatibility by Scott McGuire

    Fetch 5.3 is fully compatible with Mac OS X 10.5 Leopard. It features an updated appearance to match the unified Leopard look, improved Leopard compatibility, and support for several key Leopard technologies.

    While there were only minor issues with earlier versions of Fetch on Leopard, if you have upgraded to Mac OS X 10.5, we strongly encourage you to upgrade to Fetch 5.3. Fetch 5.3 is a free upgrade for Fetch 5 users. For more details about this release, see the Fetch 5 Release Notes.

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  • Fetch Softworks Awards MacBook, iPods to Back To School Contest Winners by Jim Matthews

    Etna, NH — Fetch Softworks is pleased to announce the winners of an Apple MacBook and four iPod nanos in the “Take Fetch Back To School” essay contest. The winners range from a high school student in Virginia to a university newspaper production chief in California, and their contest entries describe using Fetch in a wide variety of ways.

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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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