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Transmit overview

Transmit is an excellent FTP (file transfer protocol), SFTP, S3 (Amazon.com file hosting) and iDisk/WebDAV client that allows you to upload, download, and delete files over the internet. With the most Mac-like interface available, Transmit makes FTP as simple, fun, and easy as it can possibly be.

What’s new in version 5.8.5

Updated on May 17 2022

New:
  • Added a preference for setting the default terminal used for "Open In Terminal"
  • ProxyCommand: added support for sourcing %% %h %p and %r values from ssh_config
  • Added a setting to disable file editing conflict checking if desired
  • Box: Added support for chunked file uploads, enabling transfers of files larger than 32GB
  • SFTP: Added support for the ServerAliveInterval ssh_config directive
Improved:
  • S3: "Copy Signed URL" options are now sorted by duration
  • File synchronization operations now always use binary mode for improved detection of changes
  • FTP: When configured to use a passive connection, Transmit now attempts passive mode whether or not a server lists it in its FEAT response
Fixed:
  • Addressed an accessibility-related crash
  • Resolved a potential hang when using the file browser in Gallery view
  • Fixed a potential deadlock when attempting to retrieve a directory listing on an unreadable volume
  • macOS application packages can now be copied using a file synchronize operation
  • Simulating local file synchronize operations now works as expected for file or folder names that contain a forward-slash
  • Fixed an issue where changing a Server’s local path would not be saved unless a connection was made
  • List View: Compressing files within a disclosed folder now creates the archive in the target’s parent folder
  • List View: Pressing "home" now moves the selection to the first row of the file browser
  • OpenStack Swift: Fixed a potential crash when attempting to connect to server without using a password
  • OneDrive: Addressed an issue where Transmit could fail to reauthenticate during very long transfer operations
  • B2: Fixed an issue with listing directories when their name contains a forward-slash and name prefixes are enabled
  • S3: Addressed an ACL error when creating or renaming a folder and Object Ownership Control is set to "BucketOwnerEnforced"
  • S3: Resolved an issue where file/folder names containing a double forward-slash // could result in a recursive directory listing
  • Preferences: Addressed a potential issue that could cause file browser selection to change when creating a new rule
  • Preferences: Changes to default file permissions are now applied to active connections
  • When navigating /Applications in the file browser, all applications are now listed
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Information

License

Shareware

Size

35.5 MB

Downloads

553255

App requirements

  • Intel 64
  • macOS 10.15.0 or later
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AlexReyes
AlexReyes
May 27 2021
5.7.4
5.0
May 27 2021
5.0
Version: 5.7.4
This one compared with filezilla is that first, you would get a much better interface, second, you could treat the remote folder as a local folder and preview it, which is quite convenient.
Maclover1-1
Maclover1-1
Apr 15 2021
5.7.3
3.0
Apr 15 2021
3.0
Version: 5.7.3
Unable to move files around using a Wacom Tablet.. may have somethng to do with "Security & Privacy".. Devs never reallly cared to support my multiple requests over the years. PS: Cyberduck does not allow column view, Forklift has its issues.. there is still space for an FTP App on Mac to get it right. Don't understand why PathFinder will not integrate a network transfer tool in its toolbox.
dupap56
dupap56
Dec 7 2020
5.7.0
3.0
Dec 7 2020
3.0
Version: 5.7.0
This is not bad but IMHO Cyberduck and Forklift are both better.
denisguiet
denisguiet
Sep 13 2020
5.6.6
3.0
Sep 13 2020
3.0
Version: 5.6.6
(From long-term paying user) Transmit is pretty, like all Panic products. But on recent MacOS (including latest Catalina, with latest Transmit) you get scattered zero-byte transfers, without warning or message of any kind. Not good. You're left digging through multiple folders to find where those files are, which is not what trustworthy FTP should be about. Also (maybe related) first single-file transfer after a connection can take up to 10-15 seconds, even for a tiny file. But yes, the software is pretty...
E-pieczatki24
E-pieczatki24
Mar 2 2020
5.6.3
5.0
Mar 2 2020
5.0
Version: 5.6.3
It's good paid FTP app if you doing webs development professionally.
Aargl
Aargl
Nov 14 2019
5.6.1
3.0
Nov 14 2019
3.0
Version: 5.6.1
I'm also a long time user, so my review is more global: I've always preferred Transmit's interface and feel over the other FTP clients, but I've always also had issues while syncing "huge" folders (if you can consider 100Mb huge, nowadays...) I still haven't found another app that does it with no alert of any kind or not having connection issues, so I suspect that FTP on its own is already an issue, but I can't believe there's no cure for such things in 2019... :-/
ocean442
ocean442
Nov 6 2019
5.6.1
4.0
Nov 6 2019
4.0
Version: 5.6.1
When I see "FTP", I think of Transmit.
Maclover1-1
Maclover1-1
Jul 7 2019
5.5.1
3.0
Jul 7 2019
3.0
Version: 5.5.1
Having a lot of ftp connection issues with the last few versions (post 5). Have used this app since its birth so don't want to judge and re-rate just yet.. Am a Coda user as well and having much better luck using it as an ftp uploader.. what's going on Panic?
If I did not use Coda.. and if Yummy did no sport such a crappy antiquated UI.. and if ForkLift imported Transmit bookmarks (I have looooads).. I'd have moved away already.. (on top of that support is not very good, in my perception at least).
OhEssex
OhEssex
Jun 20 2019
5.5.1
0.0
Jun 20 2019
0.0
Version: 5.5.1
I don't really like this much. I use Transmit to connect to a local linux box in our office via sftp. If I select a remote file (e.g. a tiny text file) from the Transmit window and edit and then save it in a Mac text editor, it can take up to 30 seconds before I get the notification from transmit that the file updated at the linux box. It's definitely not a bandwidth issue on our LAN.
Lesoth0
Lesoth0
Jun 17 2019
5.5
0.0
Jun 17 2019
0.0
Version: 5.5
Having moved over from my beloved FETCH 5.77 (used since the 1990s) as Jim Matthews is still creating the 64-bit version for the modern era, there's lots to like about Transmit, except it has already crashed on me 3 times in the past hour after Purchasing a couple of copies for Work.

Still lots of v5.5 bugs for them to follow-up on within OSX 10.14.5 Mojave. I've sent Crash Reports to Panic Dev.
Toad
Toad
Jun 15 2019
5.5
0.5
Jun 15 2019
0.5
Version: 5.5
Have used Transmit for many tears. Installed v5.5.0 after which it has forgotten my Amazon S3 login details and refuses to connect when I supply them.
Bento de Espinosa
Bento de Espinosa
Apr 1 2019
5.2.4
5.0
Apr 1 2019
5.0
Version: 5.2.4
With a different FTP program, I was having problems uploading my files. I got disconnected all the time. I then switched to Transmit, and voilà: no more disconnections! Wonderful program!
Programhappy
Programhappy
Feb 1 2019
5.2.2
2.0
Feb 1 2019
2.0
Version: 5.2.2
Since updating to 5.2.2, connections no longer resume after restarting the application. HUGE fail. BTW, darkening the active tab is moronic and entirely unintuitive. Put it back to the way it used to be: active tab light; inactive tabs dark!
cig0
cig0
Jan 20 2019
5.2.1
2.5
Jan 20 2019
2.5
Version: 5.2.1
Overpriced for what it does when you got much more with less-pricey apps like ForkLift from Binary Nights.
cig0
cig0
Jan 20 2019
5.2.1
2.5
Jan 20 2019
2.5
Version: 5.2.1
Great app but not worth its price, when you think you can get ALL of its features and more for less money, with apps like ForkLift or Commander One PRO.
Mcr
Mcr
Jan 8 2019
5.2.1
0.0
Jan 8 2019
0.0
Version: 5.2.1
Current full fledged file managers have pretty much all integrated FTP and support for multiple file protocols (icloud etc). This is a natural evolution; to the everyday user, the protocol should be transparent, from user's perspective it's all about moving files back and forth, whatever the source/destination, transport medium or protocol. Users think less in terms of local versus remote these days. Transmit have a hard time justifying cost; when the file management capabilities are not on par with likes of Forklift, Pathfinder etc, especially the dual pane UI. I know the 5 version improved greatly, but IMO, the file management aspect is still lagging behind. Forklift is only $29 and also supports SFTP, FTP, WebDAV, Amazon S3, Backblaze B2, Google Drive, Rackspace CloudFiles, SMB, AFP, and NFS
Scion777
Scion777
Sep 29 2018
5.2
0.0
Sep 29 2018
0.0
Version: 5.2
With FTP increasingly being dropped - you can't even connect to Mozilla's internal servers any more - I'm afraid this once very useful application is going to be marginalized to personal ftp servers. Sad. But, security is paramount, I guess.
garochristian
garochristian
Jun 14 2018
5.1.4
0.0
Jun 14 2018
0.0
Version: 5.1.4
What other file transfer protocols does Transmit support? I'm currently playing with the free trial and, notably, SMB, AFP and NFS (among others) seem to be missing... ?
castro15
castro15
May 22 2018
5.1.3
1.0
May 22 2018
1.0
Version: 5.1.3
I loved v4 and before, but v5 has a terrible, bloated UI and crashes at least twice a day. I'm hopeful with every upgrade that Panic fixes these bugs, but they never do. I'm now looking for an alternative after all these years. Too bad Interarchy 11 is vaporware. Any suggestions?
turnkit
turnkit
May 14 2018
5.1.3
3.0
May 14 2018
3.0
Version: 5.1.3
Good app but on large sftp multi-file transfers over night it will stop without error messages and not having finished any of the files.

The next day requires quitting and relaunching to transfer anything. Sad because it is often as much as twice as fast as Cyberduck or Fetch.
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