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Transmit 5.0

Panic has released Transmit 5.0, the first major update to the popular file transfer app since version 4.0 in 2010. Transmit adds the free Panic Sync service for synchronizing files across all your devices and apps, boosts overall speed with improved multithreading, and supports 10 new cloud services (including Backblaze B2, Box, Google Drive, DreamObjects, Dropbox, Microsoft Azure, and Rackspace Cloud Files). Other changes include a new Get Info sidebar, batch renaming capabilities, a Places Bar for quickly jumping to favorite folders, and the capability to generate and manage secure keys without leaving Transmit. (For more about Transmit 5.0, read Glenn Fleishman’s full review at Macworld.) While there is no upgrade pricing (remember, it has been 7 years since the last major update), Panic is offering Transmit 5.0 at $35 (a $10 discount) through 25 July 2017. Transmit is no longer available on the Mac App Store. ($45 new from Panic, 30.2 MB, release notes, 10.9+)

 

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Panic's blog post said that it will not be a free update. Did that change?
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Simon Watson  2017-08-13 11:00
It is a paid for update.
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Adam Engst  An apple icon for a TidBITS Staffer 2017-08-13 16:04
Sorry, the "free update" words were left over from previous coverage, and I've removed them. The text about the lack of upgrade pricing is accurate.
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I'll buy it when it turns up in the Mac App Store, far more convenient.
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Simon Watson  2017-07-29 17:29
Transmit is far and away the best FTP client I have used. Recommended and easy to buy from their site :-)
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