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Folx 5.7

Folx is a free application that combines two functionalities - of download manager and torrent client for Mac. Folx makes downloading extremely easy: just open the page with the file to be downloaded, click the link in your browser and Folx will start the download for you. Its auto resume option comes handy when the downloading gets interrupted. You can also assign a tag or a few to the downloaded content for accurate and easy search through the downloaded files. Folx is also available as PRO version. It brings such handy features as splitting the downloads in up to 20 threads which speeds up the download process; scheduling the download tasks according to your convenience; smart speed adjustment option (download speed will be adjusted automatically whenever you need to use Internet traffic to run other applications), iTunes integration,searching the web for torrents directly from Folx and password manager.

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History updates (Complete changelogs since the listing on this site)

5.7 [11-09-18]

Added: support of the dark theme on macOS Mojave
Improved: stability and performance improvements on macOS Mojave
Improved: Safari extension
Fixed: overall stability on macOS 10.9

Other versions : 5.3 5.2 5.1 5.0 4.0 3.2 3.0 2.0 1.0

v5.3 [06-15-18]

Fixed: an occasional crash when adding torrent files.
Fixed: issue with Limit by time option in Smart Speed when "From time" is set ahead of "To time".
Other minor fixes and improvements.

v5.2 [04-09-17]

Added: an ability to set a custom speed limit.
Fixed: a crash when iTunes integration was used with torrents.
Added: the ability to split a task into up to 20 threads (previously was 10).
Added: the ability to resize columns in the torrent adding dialog.
Added: a Korean localization.

v5.1 [09-23-16]

Added: support for websites requiring web authentication. Added: downloading of private and age-restricted videos from YouTube. Added: view the torrent search results without sorting.

v5.0 [06-29-16]

Added: a redesigned interface. Added: a password manager (PRO version). Added: automatic saving and filling of passwords on websites you are downloading from (PRO version). Added: the ability to set a speed limit for a specific download task (PRO version). Added: sorting and filtering of torrent search results (PRO version). Added: the ability to make Folx the default torrent client (for files and magnet links). Added: new preferences for torrent files.

v4.0 [01-21-15]

Added: magnet links support; Added: possibility to download movies from YouTube in various formats and quality, as well as just the sound, if you do not need the movie itself; Much improved: torrents download; Fixed: Folx Agent icon is now adaptive to Status bar color scheme...

v3.2 [09-06-14]

Added: torrent files download;
Added: torrents search directly from the application - in PRO version;
Added: possibility to create torrent file to upload to a torrent tracker;
Added: possibility to control upload speed (auto speed mode or manual adjustment);
Added: torrent tasks prioritization.

v3.0 [10-11-13]

- Improved interface for even better user experience;
- Supports Apple's Retina displays;
- A totally new mini controller allowing managing tasks when Folx is in compact view;
- File Manager for easier browsing through completed downloads;
- Quick Look integration;

v2.0 [06-13-13]

Improved: Now Folx catches download links in Google Chrome too

v1.0 [03-24-10]

Greatly refined torrents search directly from the application;
Added: integration in Firefox 3.6 context menu
Added: "my uploads" tag is automatically assigned to a torrent file you create
Added: Spotlight comment can be added now to a folder with more than one file

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