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Fetch
Fetch
4.1
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FTP/SFTP client with Bonjour, Unicode support and more.

4.1
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$29.00
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Fetch overview

Fetch is a full-featured FTP, SFTP and FTPS (FTP with TLS/SSL) client with a simple and easy-to-use interface.

Fetch features include: one-click editing remote files with any application, automatic restart of failed or stalled transfers, Quick Look, WebView, droplet shortcuts, automatic support for Zip, Tar, Gzip, StuffIt and other common file formats, Bonjour support, Unicode file names, synchronizing folders using the Mirror command, automating repetitive tasks with Automator actions and AppleScript recording, a Dashboard widget for easy uploading and tracking the progress of your upload, and extensive online help.

What’s new in version 5.8.2

Updated on Mar 23 2021

Version 5.8.2:
  • Added native Apple Silicon support
  • Fixed a problem where dragged items were uploaded into the last folder of the file list
  • Fixed a problem with sorting the file list while searching
  • Fixed a problem with the Edit New Text file command
  • Fixed multiple problems with dragging items between transfer windows
  • Fixed a problem with the Fetch Transcript window appearing at startup
  • Added support for servers that use 0.0.0.0 for passive mode
  • Restored support for opening a transfer window by clicking on the Dock icon
  • Fixed a problem with clicking on transfer windows opened from Droplet Shortcuts
  • Fixed a problem with uploading items twice
  • Made item paths in Info windows copyable
  • Fixed a problem with up and down-arrow keys when keyboard navigation is enabled
  • Fixed a problem with mirror downloads not deleting stray items
  • Fixed a problem with long paths being truncated in the Mirror window
  • Fixed a problem with editing or deleting files while renaming
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Information

License

Shareware

Size

10.3 MB

Downloads

266850

App requirements

  • Intel 64
  • macOS 10.13.0 or later
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Maclover1-1
Maclover1-1
Apr 15 2021
5.8.2
0.0
Apr 15 2021
0.0
Version: 5.8.2
Party like it's 1999.
Morlo
Morlo
Feb 21 2020
5.8
0.0
Feb 21 2020
0.0
Version: 5.8
Would buy it if it had segmented downloads.
The-Fran
The-Fran
Jan 13 2020
5.8
5.0
Jan 13 2020
5.0
Version: 5.8
Very happy to have my working "dog" back on the hunt at 64-bit. There's nothing like Fetch's intuitive interface, functionality, proper file encoding, and ease of use. I have depended on it—and all its upgrades—professionally, for two decades. I trialed two alternatives recently, before the 64-bit update—no comparison! I recommend Fetch.
Hydester
Hydester
Jan 13 2020
5.8
5.0
Jan 13 2020
5.0
Version: 5.8
Great to have you back! In the absence of a 64bit version until now, I purchased Forklift, which is really good, but SO nice to have the faithful dog back, lovely simple interface, and at no extra charge as mentioned elsewhere. Happy, happy, happy!
Lesoth0
Lesoth0
Jan 6 2020
5.8
5.0
Jan 6 2020
5.0
Version: 5.8
I went over to TRANSMIT 5.6 for a while, but it's got buggy as hell on Mojave, so back again to calm waters with the new, stable 64-bit v5.8 of FETCH. Ahhhhhh, bliss.
persecutor
persecutor
Jan 2 2020
5.8
5.0
Jan 2 2020
5.0
Version: 5.8
This is how you do it. No charge for the 64bit version! Thanks for that. If you like the collection feature here, this one has to be in there. Outstanding work!
persecutor
persecutor
Dec 20 2016
5.7.6
5.0
Dec 20 2016
5.0
Version: 5.7.6
Works for me every time. No fuss no hiccups on both up- and downloads.
jessica@jessicawilliams-com
jessica@jessicawilliams-com
Mar 5 2015
5.7.5
5.0
Mar 5 2015
5.0
Version: 5.7.5
The best FTP client for me. It hasn't changed much over the years, and that's just fine because it doesn't need changing. It's functional and well-designed, has a nice UI, and still has the little running dog! I've grown attached to that little dog. If that little dog goes, I'll consider Transmit. Until then, it's Fetch for me.
Eyeless
Eyeless
Feb 28 2015
5.7.5
5.0
Feb 28 2015
5.0
Version: 5.7.5
Don't remember if I have reviewed it before - one of the oldest and most trustworthy of apps for the Mac. I always preferred Fetch over the competition due to the simplicity: just drop the files in the relevant directory and no worry about synchronizing local and offsite directories ... !
Elmewe
Elmewe
Dec 2 2014
5.7.4
0.0
Dec 2 2014
0.0
Version: 5.7.4
Also ExpanDrive is some of the popular Apps I think that's great
Oldmiller
Oldmiller
Oct 23 2014
5.7.4
5.0
Oct 23 2014
5.0
Version: 5.7.4
I had written in my review from 2010 that their pricing is just so fair and moderate. Now we are here with OS10.10. and they still don’t ask for an upgrade price, see their news: “Fetch 5.7.4 is a free update if you purchased your Fetch license after January 28, 2009; otherwise an upgrade is $10, and a new license is $29. ” Way back then we had OS10.5.! @Fetch Softworks, thank you for your support!
Jim-Leff
Jim-Leff
Apr 4 2013
5.7.3
4.0
Apr 4 2013
4.0
Version: 5.7.3
Just works. Which is tepid praise for most things, but you never ever want to question your FTP software's ability to get stuff done. I used Fetch in the 1990's when it was the only choice. It was solid. Then I strayed to flashier, more modern apps. I tried them all, and every one of them disappointed me or thwarted me in some respect. I came back to Fletch, and it's great relief to have a grown-up tool to handle FTP tasks (which are always important tasks). This one's grey and aging, and still feels like a 1995-era app. For example, when editing a file name, it's not smart enough to only select the name portion; it selects (and forces you to retype) the extension as well. And if you upload a file, it doesn't warn you if you're uploading over a pre-existing file of the same name. Hey, it assumes you know what you're doing. But you can also assume Fetch knows what it's doing.
Tedg
Tedg
Mar 7 2012
5.7.1
5.0
Mar 7 2012
5.0
Version: 5.7.1
Its been well over a decade that my two stalwarts have been Fetch and Interarchy, with a 90%-10% split. Yes, I try the others, but it‘s the little things, the polish.
Owad
Owad
Mar 3 2012
5.7.1
5.0
Mar 3 2012
5.0
Version: 5.7.1
I've been using Fetch on and off for over a decade, and it's still my favorite FTP client.
Lesoth0
Lesoth0
Feb 28 2012
5.7.1
5.0
Feb 28 2012
5.0
Version: 5.7.1
I still love it after all these years. Latest 5.71 works great on Leopard I thought though that it was Leopard-only nowadays, yet a fix says "fixed a Crash when launched in MacOSX 10.4?
Philipwheelock
Philipwheelock
Jun 20 2011
5.6
4.5
Jun 20 2011
4.5
Version: 5.6
The ability to directly mirror remote servers is huge and may be unique to Mac-based ftp clients. Although others have more features, Fetch is reliable and easy to use.
PeteH6666
PeteH6666
Jan 13 2011
5.6
5.0
Jan 13 2011
5.0
Version: 5.6
Simple to use a good ftp client
Romanie
Romanie
Jan 6 2011
5.6
4.5
Jan 6 2011
4.5
Version: 5.6
Easy to use and reliable
Oldmiller
Oldmiller
Dec 9 2010
5.6
5.0
Dec 9 2010
5.0
Version: 5.6
I'm using Fetch for 10 years now almost daily and it has never let me down. On two occasions over the years I had questions and Jim Matthews was always there to help me the same day. I can see here and on the board at fetchsoftworks that their support is as great and active as it ever was. I paid a small upgrade price (I only remember it was small) 2005 for Fetch5 and 10 dollars last year for Fetch5.5. Their pricing is just so fair and moderate. If Fetch meets your needs and you are looking for a rock solid client with outstanding support give it a try. And thanks for the droplets, I love the droplets.
r-owen
r-owen
Apr 30 2010
5.6
0.0
Apr 30 2010
0.0
Version: 5.6
Fetch 5.6's support for remote editing has improved (though I'm not sure relative to what version). When you edit a file whose type is unknown it will ask you to assign an editor and allow you to store the setting. Option-Edit will allow you to temporarily or permanently change the setting. This is a clean solution. (I would also appreciate a way to edit the whole list of mappings, but that does require a complex new window). Minor annoyances remain: * There is no way to assign double-click to mean Edit (unlike Yummy FTP). * Fetch still requires a nonsense password for sftp when using public key authentication. It should not ask for a password at all. This is admittedly a minor annoyance, but adding all those nonsense passwords to your keychain clutters it up with garbage. I am shocked at how long this misfeature has been allowed to persist. * Still no way to set server-specific properties (such as special settings). This is obscure and most users will not care. But for those who need the special settings, they're not going to want to apply them to all servers. Fetch was, and I assume still is, is an excellent sftp client. They all have quirks so you should try out several before you buy. I'm personally happier with Yummy FTP, but before that I was very happy with Fetch (until remote editing with different editors was first introduced, in a way that ruined my workflow; I'm very glad to se that is now fixed). I found it to be very solid and well supported. Well worth checking out.
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