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Fetch 5 Available! (3 posts)

  • Started 18 years ago by Jim Matthews
  • Latest reply 18 years ago from Jim Matthews
  • Jim Matthews Administrator

    We are happy to announce the availability of Fetch 5, the latest version of the most popular file transfer program for the Apple Macintosh.

    Fetch 5 is a major upgrade of Fetch that includes dozens of new features, making file transfer easier, more convenient, more secure, and more reliable than ever.

    Fetch 5 features:

    * SFTP support
    * A redesigned user interface, including a toolbar for easy access to common Fetch functions
    * Automatic support for StuffIt, Zip, Tar, Gzip and other common file formats
    * Automatic Passive Mode for improved server and firewall compatibility
    * Faster file transfers
    * Bonjour (Rendezvous) support
    * A file transfer progress indicator in the Dock
    * Extensive online help, including help tags and a detailed Apple Help book
    * Error messages in plain English
    * Resumable uploads of binary file transfers
    * Improved support for non-ASCII and Unicode filenames
    * Improved compatibility with Windows, VMS, VM/CMS, VSFTPD, FileZilla, and WFTPD servers
    * Improved AppleScript support
    * In-place editing of file names and shortcut information
    * And more!

    See the Fetch 5 Tour at for more information.

    Fetch 5 is compatible with Mac OS X 10.2.4 and later, including Mac OS X 10.4 "Tiger".

    You can download Fetch 5 from the Fetch Softworks website:

    Fetch 5 is free to try for 15 days, and you do not need to remove Fetch 4 to try it. Upgrades to Fetch 5 are available for $15 per user (with volume discounts for 10 or more users).

    You can purchase an upgrade from the Fetch 5 application, or by visiting the upgrade page on the Fetch Softworks website:

    If you have any questions about Fetch 5 please post them here on the message board.


    Jim Matthews
    Fetch Softworks

    Posted 18 years ago #

  • FetcherFiver Member

    It would be nice if we could at least download the new version 5 so as to test it out, but as VersionTracker users will inform you, if you will visit the VT site, we cannot. One user was able to download the version 5 upgrade, AFTER paying the upgrade fee. It makes you look bad, Jim. I'd get that link fixed right away, before folks begin to think that you've got a "forced purchase" gimmick going on. :)

    Posted 18 years ago #

  • Jim Matthews Administrator

    Unfortunately the link went out while we were sleeping; it's fixed now (and there's an alternate download link).


    Jim Matthews
    Fetch Softworks

    Posted 18 years ago #


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