Rumpus
Rumpus
8.2.13

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Rumpus free download for Mac

Rumpus8.2.13

27 July 2020

High-performance FTP server.

Overview

Rumpus is an easy-to-use, high-performance FTP, WebDAV, and Web file-transfer server.

Features:
  • Easy-to-administer user accounts
  • Integrated Web file transfers
  • File upload notification
  • Extensive security options
  • Blazing performance
  • Remote-server activity monitor
  • Rumpus FileWatch
  • Server-statistics widget
  • RumpusStat

What's new in Rumpus

Version 8.2.13:
  • Added a check and warning to help administrators set up Rumpus with "Full Disk Access" on OS X Catalina and later. Corrected a bug that caused drop ship file uploads from Tether clients to be mishandled for users authenticated via Open Directory. Added some localized text to the Spanish language Web interface.

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48 Reviews of Rumpus

5
Guillaumegete
05 June 2014
Version: 8.0.1

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Ok, people seem to be very happy with Rumpus, and… I can only agree with everyone here. I encountered an issue with Rumpus eating too much CPU, and got a patch a fews hours after I sent my message. Which company still does that these days ? So, for this, for the overall stability, the mass of features, and everything else, Rumpus honestly deserves 5 stars and maybe more.
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5
Guillaumegete
05 June 2014
Version: 8.0.1
Ok, people seem to be very happy with Rumpus, and… I can only agree with everyone here. I encountered an issue with Rumpus eating too much CPU, and got a patch a fews hours after I sent my message. Which company still does that these days ? So, for this, for the overall stability, the mass of features, and everything else, Rumpus honestly deserves 5 stars and maybe more.
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D9
10 August 2012
Version: 7.2.5
This is a sidebar to this Rumpus, which I agree w/ most, is simply excellent FTP software. I just had a smile when I saw above that there is a link to a still available Mac OS 9 version of Rumpus!! Ah...the nostalgia stream is flowing. /
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5
jonkovach
08 March 2012
Version: 7.1.7
Unbelievably good Mac FTP Server software. I've been running Rumpus for a few years now, and I can say, hands down, it's the best FTP Server software out there. It is easy to set up, and if you just want the basics, it's simple to get it running and get it usable in less than an hour. If you want more advanced features, it definitely has that, too. I have multiple users, notifications, a completely customized web interface for uploading files. It's great. And what makes Rumpus better than any other software I've used is it's service. Sure, problems come up. But email the company, and you receive a response almost immediately. They are truly committed to customer service. This is not a big box company. They don't have a call center - I believe it's one guy - the owner, operator, and technician. He knows his software like the back of his hand. I'm so pleased. I would recommend this software to anyone needing good, stable FTP Server software!
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5
ModStereo
22 November 2011
Version: 7.1.4
Cant really add anything more to what has already been said in previous reviews. The builds never crash, developer replys to emails very quickly. The application for Rumpus is (as stated below) only limited by you! There is nothing else like Rumpus that offers such control and monitoring of a FTP server. This is a product that could be deployed any sized business and is well worth the money!
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5
Khama
05 October 2011
Version: 7.1.3
Rumpus is one of those - cant do without - pieces of software. And the Devloper is great with responding to issues in a timely fashion. I also notice that in this newest update, a feature that was requested just a few weeks ago has already been implemented! Drop ship and file request notices now include the guest user's e-mail address (when the "" token is included in the message body).
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5
masterchen
26 July 2011
Version: 7.1
I have owned Rumpus since late 2007, but started using it in 2008. Rumpus is one of those things that you may have around your home or office and never fully grasp the full value until the light bulb goes off. Well, in the case of Rumpus, once you start using it, the light bulb will continually go off. The use cases for this application are only limited by your creativity and imagination. If you are a business of any size, the price is truly “a drop in the bucket”. The developer is simply outstanding, and the product is pure gold. It is so solid, that I never hesitate to install a beta. If you are a small business or consumer and are paying for MobileMe, Dropbox, or any other on-line file syncing/storage solution, Rumpus deserves your consideration. Yeah, I seen some posts where users whine about the cost. I paid for it, and continue to pay for every paid upgrade because it is absolutely worth it! Of the over 150 paid applications on my HD, Rumpus is at the top of the list to keep current. The only thing that I can say would be a slight barrier for the average user, would be that some technical knowledge and a little patience is required in order to set it up. The reason for this is not that the product is overly complicated (it isn’t), but rather that some knowledge of server provisioning is needed in order to get it working. For example, if you do not have a static IP address, and some understanding of DNS settings, you should allow for a bit of time to get things working. Other than that, it is easy to administer once you have it up and running. If you are unfamiliar with basic networking and are afraid to learn, then you should consider hiring someone who can set it up for you. The most amazing thing about Rumpus is the developer - 7X24 around-the-clock support!
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5
Rustybrains
01 December 2010
Version: 6.2.11
Been using it for years. Stable, reliable, easy to manage. Very responsive to reported issues (well there havent been more the 2, but they did fix them in days...).
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Jim-Weisbin
01 December 2009
Version: 6.2
I'm running version 6.1.3, Maxum is asking $149 to upgrade to version 6.2 - a less than one point revision. Makes no sense.
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ag010c3648
13 August 2009
Version: 6.1f1
overprized would be nice if they could do a product like this for a single user
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5
Mutz
02 April 2009
Version: 6.0.6
Have Rumpus running for a while now on an old g4 450 mhz. Our FTP-provider was not helping us fast enough so we took matters in our own hands. Great software, the ability of the HTTP server to help non techie people to upload and download a file is very nice and to the point. Installation was easy if you know something about port fowards. All the extras are great and are explained very well...
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5
Donmontalvo
11 December 2008
Version: 6.0.2
We have Rumpus deployed to over a dozen high profile companies. This is good stuff. It's difficult to find an issue - and if one were found, it would be fixed very quickly. Easy to set up, easy to manage, easy to support. This is great stuff. Believe all he 5-star reviews. Don Montalvo, NYC
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5
anonymous-camel-2414
13 June 2008
Version: 5.3.9
Great FTP software, smooth and easy configuration yet expandable enough to meet most small to medium sized setups. Price is very reasonable, especially if you count in the excellent support. Knowledgeable, fast and committed to help you achieve the best from this product. Highly recommended, mostly because of its user-friedliness to both users and admins.
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Solosaint
27 December 2007
Version: 5.3.5
is it me or is this software outrageously overpriced? i hear its the best FTP server software for Mac... but yikes
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5
DCT
02 November 2007
Version: 5.3.3
Finest ftp product I've ever used from any vendor. The customer service and technical support is second to none.
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Michael-Bösel
01 October 2007
Version: 5.3
what should I do to use webdav?? IP or hhtp://IP do not work
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5
Jasetower
01 October 2007
Version: 5.3
Absolutely amazing program that's very easy to use. Customer support is top-notch too! They're fast to respond and will spend as much time as it takes to get your problem solved...not that you'll encounter many problems anyway with this program!!!
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5
Trip20
16 January 2007
Version: 5.0.7
Agree with most reviews here. This is a TOP NOTCH PRODUCT. If you want a Macintosh FTP/HTTP webupload solution that is easy to admin, nice interface, and solid feature-set...this is it. (well thought out interface, it just makes sense...) With the web interface...novices can transfer files with ease, and pros can always use the FTP client of their choosing... Great response time from the developer. Download and try....you'd be hard pressed not to be impressed !!!
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5
Drfix
02 January 2007
Version: 5.0.7
Having used some free, and other paid FTP solutions, I found the Rumpus demo and decided to "give it a try". Man, am I ever glad I did! I've precious little time to fiddle with configurations and Rumpus allowed me to get to work with less downtime (read...money!) and frustration (i.e. grey hairs). Rumpus installs quickly, cleanly, and you can install it on a remote machine on the LAN etc. to manage most of your admin tasks. The interface is clear, logical, and consistent as far as any FTP server is concerned. Group folders, where you can assign users their particular access privileges, is a nice bonus. The Web management interface is a big plus for end users who haven't a clue about FTP clients etc. (Like you've never run across these people before!) This makes the FTP client/support issue a moot point. Now I can send a link to people and point them via browser and not have to explain for the millionth time what FTP is. Saves everyone the frustration and I don't have to bear multi megabyte files choking my email system. While its certainly not "cheap" I do believe the old addage that you "get what you paid for" holds true. If I paid myself for the time spent diddling with other solutions I more than paid for this several times over. Email questions are responded to in a timely and courteous manner and that says a lot to me. Kudos!
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The-Dude
01 September 2006
Version: 5.0.3
I've just downloaded and installed the software on a clean OS X build - eMac G4, and I have the following comments 1) Remarkable customer service and technical support 2) Quick setup for many users with excellent granularity in security / access rights due to the use of folder sets, which are equivalent to user groups 3) The cost was 200 for the NGO with a staff of 15 - which is excellent if you consider how much time it saves compared to implementing the OS X web server as an application server and database - (which would require a lot of customization and coding knowledge - resulting in a more difficulty to maintain system) 4) If you are a computer programmer hobbyist type you are probably going to prefer Linux because it is free (fully communist) 5) If you want to get things up and running quickly so that a small team can easily exchange data over the Internet quickly and easily using basic password security, this software will save you at least five times the price in man hours - more like ten times. 6) If you think this software is overpriced, you are either completely broke, or completely out of touch with how much time it would take to customize a similar system with a web interface and security etc. 7) Thanks for offering the software Maxum - it is great value - don't be discouraged it is apparent that it is not the people you want to reach as customers who are commenting on the software…
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3.5
Wally-mac
24 August 2006
Version: 5.0.3
In terms of being stable, functional and useful software, the Rumpus solution is a great deal. In my opinion, probably the best FTP server solutiuon for Mac. I've played with their DEMO version and must say that the software sets-up very easily, runs seamlessly, and performs as expected. However in terms of the features/functions and their outrageous pricing... This product is clearly geared to the business end and not the hobbyist or the small not-for-profit organizations. Based on the real features/functions that exist in other FTP server sappplications (for Mac and/or Windows), this one ranks up at the top for its technical capbilities, but right at the bottom for $$ value.
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5
Triksys
18 May 2006
Version: 5.0fc1
Considering what Rumpus does for a small company like ours (heavy file exchange - all sorts of extreme ignorant users - that Web Interface!), it is to be considered a bargain. Easy to setup and maintain, very actively developed by nice and competent people, and unrivaled (unlimited and free!) technical support. Features requested by users are never in vain. Upcoming version 5 is packed with these.
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5
Rockit99
12 April 2006
Version: 5.0b1
After searching around extensively for an FTP server that can be used by geeks as well as the humans, I found there's no contest - Rumpus. I've installed or set up at least half a dozen others (including OS X Server) and NONE of them come close to the ease of use or set up as Rumpus. Other people here are really missing the point. If you're setting up an FTP server which may have to be accessed by very non-technical people on an occasional basis (i.e. they don't need to learn how to use it), then the Web FTP on Rumpus absolutely wins hands down. I set up a Rumpus Web FTP installation today (in 10 minutes - to show a demo setup to a client). I then showed the receptionist how it worked. She completely grasped how to USE it within 5 minutes. And don't laugh - she may well have to use it if the boss has gone home (fallen unconcious etc). Some of you guys need to remember that out there in the real world people need product that is fool-proof and doesn't need a degree to set up or use. Oh, and errr price. I know of several companies who are charging that price A MONTH to facilitate an FTP service for clients...
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maxumjohn
18 November 2005
Version: 4.3b1
Rumpus as a product stands on its own, and I'll leave the other comments here to reflect on the overall quality of the software. But it's time I responded to the issue of price. Yes, Rumpus is targeted at organizations with professional file transfer needs, and it is priced accordingly. Rumpus is for people that need questions answered in a timely manner when they have a problem, and expect well-written, extensive documentation. It's for people that need to provide their non-technical users with reliable, easy to use file transfers with a clear, customizable interface. It's for people that need a complete, professional and easy to use solution, but that can't afford to spend a ton of time dealing with it. So, if you are a hobbyist, I agree, Rumpus is prohibitively expensive, and it isn't for you. For our customers, those that need a professional file transfer solution that is backed up by top-notch support, Rumpus is a bargain. As always, technical questions can be sent to "support@maxum.com". Questions or comments about Rumpus pricing or other Maxum policies should be sent to "info@maxum.com". John O'Fallon Maxum Development
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4
803redman
17 November 2005
Version: 4.3b1
Runs well, but, I must admit that I would not have shelled out those kinds of funds if not for the fact that I needed a simple interface for non-techs to use. That being said I would like to see better realtime activity reports by user and bandwidth.
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3.75
Anonymous
16 September 2005
Version: 4.2.1
darn after all these years - that price!
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4.75
Anonymous
08 September 2005
Version: 4.2
This is quite simply the best solution for FTP and HTTP file sharing or the Mac. It has it all (well, almost); superb support, customizable, stable, easy to setup and use, easy to understand documentation for the novice and expert, excellent security. Now, if the developer can just figure out a better solution for anti-virus, it would truly have it all.
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4.5
Anonymous
08 July 2005
Version: 4.1.3
I paid for the easiest way to admin an FTP Server on Mac OS X I ever seen and the goal is reached : Rumpus makes day everyday. The WebFTP feature is a killing feature. Almost one user connected every minute since february, 24h a day. No problemo with Rumpus.
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Anonymous
21 June 2005
Version: 4.1.3
Rumpus works beautifully right out of the box. And while Mac OS X Server has an FTP server built-in, it uses the OS users/groups. This is a serious security concern if the server is also a file serve or email server, since FTP authentication is in *clear text*. Who's idea was that, anyway? With Rumpus, if someone sniffs authentication, the worst they can do is log into the FTP server. Since this has to be a straight up FTP server for our setup, SFTP and other protocols with some form of protected authentication are out of the question. It's a bit expensive, but it does the job and it *doesn't* use the built-in FTP server.
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3.75
Anonymous
24 May 2005
Version: 4.1.2
will they ever lower the price to a realistic value? Shame, this *is* good s/w but we need to simply transfer files quickly. We cannot afford Rumpus' asking price. But now we dropped ftp totally and run kdx - never a broken transfer between our Mac's. Sorry but for transfers/server we find KDX looks naff but performs the best.. Haxial have our money :} This works for us, i'm not saying everyone, but it's the dogs bo**ocks for us. Sweet
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Leoofborg
17 May 2005
Version: 4.1.1
Hey, to each their own. A lot of the features I see in this 'ware are in the stock OSX ftpd, not to mention if you need finer grain on settings there's always PureFTPd. This software was probably a -lot- more relevant during the MacOS9 era. Just my 2 yen.
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5
Anonymous
12 April 2005
Version: 4.0.3
We purchased Rumpus to make file transfers between our staff and clients a much simpler process. The web interface alone is well worth the price of purchase! On top of that it's ftp implimentation is fantastic, the administration is simple enough for those new to the ftp servers to set it up without hassle, yet is robust enough for the seasoned ftp server admin happy. Technical support is _top notch_ and in the true tradition of Mac OS it "just works", and does so right out of the box. This is hands down the best ftp server for OSX if you want to get the job done, and is especially a time saver as you don't have to support people who don't understand ftp! point them to the web interface and the job is done. Money very well spent.
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2.5
Anonymous
06 April 2005
Version: 4.0.3
Why would anyone pay the absurdly high price for this software? FTP server software is built into every Unix--including OS X. These guys are selling water to fish.
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Anonymous
05 January 2005
Version: 4.0.2
rumpus 4.0.2 dose not run smoothly under osx.3.7, especially the define user section.
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Anonymous
04 January 2005
Version: 4.0.2
Is this a joke? Why pay extra for something you already paid for. MacOS X has a built-in FTP server, just turn it on in System Preferences>Sharing, and read up on it if you wanna get all advanced with your configuration.
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4.5
Anonymous
10 December 2004
Version: 4.0
wow there are a load of sad & strange people here leaving their "comments" and "reviews". lol You guys arn't the type of people that would ever consider buying Rumpus, so why leave your comments. Sure Rumpus is "expensive", but u get wot ya pays! And this is incredibly fast, reliable and feature-rich software! Gr8 s/w for our company and our users. Been using this for many years - Excellent!
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Anonymous
07 September 2004
Version: 3.5.4
For Mac2Mac file transfer use www.fivespeed.com/iget/!
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Anonymous
05 September 2004
Version: 3.5.4
How can you use Transmit as server software?
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Anonymous
04 September 2004
Version: 3.5.4
Two more alternatives: www.proftpd.org, available at fink.sf.net; and the pure Java FTP server at www.mycgiserver.com/~ranab/ftp/! Also search for "ftp server" at osx.hyperjeff.net/Apps/!
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Anonymous
04 September 2004
Version: 3.5.4
A potential Unix-based file server alternative is www.engenio.com/tas/ (which, however, should require some building). Also search for "ftp server" at www.software-facilities.com.
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Anonymous
04 September 2004
Version: 3.5.4
Good Program although the price is absolutely horrible. Transmit does the same thing but the best part is that the FTP server is FREE. The difference is it doesn't have as many features, but for simple FTP transfers, it works great. Also, the speed is wonderful.
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3.5
Anonymous
16 July 2004
Version: 3.5.3
too expensive!!
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Anonymous
28 April 2004
Version: 3.5fc1
Even I don't charge this much!!!
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4
Anonymous
03 March 2004
Version: 3.4
great s/w suffering a terrible pricing! The 32 user package could and should be no more than around 50 bucks! 250 is way too much and like the guy says, we could buy an old-world Mac for that amount ;) Rumpus performs brilliantly and is very fast and reliable. New features being added all the time and i love the WFM. I've been using ftp to share files for many years under classic, but i've seen the light and moved to KDX since upgrading to osx. This suits my needs, maybe not everyone.. Excellent s/w - shame about the price!
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2.75
Anonymous
18 February 2004
Version: 3.3.2
A great alternative to the Mac OSX ftp as it connects every time. The Web File manager option is great t first but is not stable, downloads become corrupted and unreadable. We will see what kind of customer support we can get for the dollars. Interface is VERY dated...
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3.25
Anonymous
19 December 2003
Version: 3.3.2
The Pro Version is $395. The Standard version (limited to 32 connections/32 users) is $249. This IS quite pricey indeed. Sure, OS X FTP is built-in but for OS 9 and better management, Rumpus gets pretty good. But I agree, $250 for an FTP server...I can get a Linux box, FTP and 30Gig of space for a little more. How about $99 for 20 users/connections?
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Anonymous
23 October 2003
Version: 3.3
o u t r a g e o u s l y priced beyond all reason.
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4.5
Thecat
28 January 2003
Version: 3.0.1
this is quite simply the best FTP server app for the Mac (i'm using OS9.2.2 - so i cannot comment on any OSX comparisons). Rumpus3 is fast, friendly, highly configurable, and reliable. Pitty about the price though.. maybe this will change with competition like Crushftp - Rumpus IS better than Crush, but not for 250smackers:-( But still, quality software in every respect - Top Marks!! :-)
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3.25
Anonymous
24 December 2002
Version: 3.0.1
Fairly intuitive, many features, good management, hideaously ugly non-aqua UI. Let's hope version 4 fixes that. Either drop the UI altogether and make it a background task with a preference pane (in aqua) or conform to the Aqua guidelines. Expensive for what it does.
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