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Hefty FTP

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Shareware; $20

Current Version: 1.5

Hefty FTP is a new (4/2000) FTP client from the makers of the very popular Monica batch file downloading tool, available below. Hefty FTP has lots of features, including the following:

  • Automatically retries connections
  • Automatically retries downloads and uploads
  • Automatically resumes transfers if possible
  • Can be transferring queued files to/from FOUR FTP servers simultaneously while browsing a fifth
  • Can download files off the Web using HTTP, with full reconnection/resumption capabilities
  • Gives you extensive control over your FTP sessions and transfers

Version 1.5 addresses the following:

  • Major improvements to program appearance and documentation
  • Greatly improved stability
  • Numerous improvements to client-server interaction
  • Option to disable sending of NOOPs
  • Adjustable display font
  • Several bug fixes
  • Price reduction

The whole package looks truly promising.

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Version 1.6 public beta 1 for OS X (Carbon) is now available, free for existing registered users. Version 1.7 public beta 3 for Mac OS X 10.3 Panther is also available.

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These are applications that are newer and of potential interest, but which I haven't yet selected for permanent inclusion. Have a look, and let me know if you think they deserve to be part of the permanent collection!