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Folx 2.0
Build 2.0.1034 [Released: 9 October, 2013]

  • Improved: overall application stability
  • Improved: mechanisms of download links catching

Folx 2.0
Build 2.0.1030 [Released: 19 April, 2013]

  • Improved: now Folx catches download links in Google Chrome too

Folx 2.0
Build: 2.0.1029 [Released: June 25, 2012]

  • Added: Mac OS X 10.8 support
  • Improvements for compatibility with Mac OS X 10.7.4

Folx 2.0
Build: 2.0.1028 [Released: December 2, 2011]

  • Improved: overall application stability
  • Fixed: application hanging when scrolling in Folx
  • Fixed: several cases of application crash

Folx 2.0
[Released: October 14, 2011]

  • Fixed: several cases of application crash
  • Improved: detection of improper download links
  • Improved: labeling tasks in Downloads list

Folx 2.0
Build: 2.0.995 [Released: October 10, 2011] Downloads

  • 1. Added: RSS subscription directly from Folx interface with the possibility to download files, attached to RSS feeds, either manually (Free) or automatically (PRO)
  • 2. Added: automatic transfer of downloaded videos/music into iTunes playlists, if iTunes integration is assigned to the tag (PRO)
  • 3. Added: automatic tags assignment to download tasks
  • 4. Added: convenient menu for choosing tags when creating new download task
  • 5. Added: prioritize files when a torrent contains many of them
  • 6. Added: display of the size of the torrent content during selective download (as opposed to its total size) in Downloads list (“Selected size” column)
  • 7. Added: stop seeding torrents automatically when specified ratio is reached, set either for certain task or globally
  • 8. Added: choose the file types for default downloading with Folx
  • 9. Added: history is available on right-clicking Folx icon in the Dock
  • 10. Improved: catching of the download links automatically in Safari 5.x
  • 11. Improved: integration into Opera 11.x context menu
  • 12. Fixed: uneven distribution of download speed if several tasks with the same priority were active simultaneously
  • 13. Fixed: issue when changes were applied despite of the fact that they were canceled afterwards. Occurred when editing torrent tasks with multiple content.
  • 14. Fixed: cases when downloaded file was broken if the task was paused repeatedly
  • 15. Fixed: issue when reduction of the number of threads (from 2 to 1) was not applied. Occurred when editing tasks in Free version of Folx.
  • 16. Fixed: failure of the download links catching in Firefox if links contained backslash (\)
  • 17. Update: setting of destination path is simplified when editing the download tasks
  • 18. Update: resuming of multiple tasks is simplified
  • 19. Update: if “Show “New task window” when adding new download” box is not checked in Folx Preferences, you will be notified in case of tasks duplication

GUI and core

  • 1. Added: improvements for compatibility with Mac OS X 10.7 (Lion)
  • 2. Added: Folx can be run in the background after its launch
  • 3. Added: when the task is double-clicked in Downloads list you can choose the following for it: open, reveal in Finder or edit
  • 4. Added: Tags list can be sorted either automatically (by rating or name) or manually
  • 5. Added: filters for Tags list and Downloads list can be invoked using cmd+F key combination
  • 6. Added: color labeling of tags in Tags list and tasks in Downloads list
  • 7. Added: smart groups can be created to make browsing through tasks much easier
  • 8. Added: Internet connection type can be indicated manually in case it’s not on the list when choosing Connection type in Preferences (“General” tab)
  • 9. Added: Growl notifications if errors occurred during downloading
  • 10. Added: selected log entries can be copied using cmd+C key combination
  • 11. Improved: overall application stability
  • 12. Improved: convenient error logs representation
  • 13. Improved: redesigned toolbar with convenient Mac-style buttons
  • 14. Fixed: installation issue with extension for Firefox 6.x
  • 15. Update: Russian localization is added

Folx 2.0 Beta
Build: 2.0.874 [Released: January 21, 2011]

  • Fixed: minor issues with activation process

Folx 2.0 Beta
Build: 2.0.872 [Released: December 23, 2010] Downloads

  • Added: RSS subscription directly from Folx interface with possibility to download files, attached to RSS feeds, either manually (Free) or automatically (PRO)
  • Added: automatic transfer of downloaded videos/music into iTunes playlists, if iTunes integration is assigned to the tag PRO
  • Added: automatic tags assignment to download tasks is possible
  • Added: convenient menu for choosing tags when creating new download task
  • Added: prioritize files when torrent contains many of them
  • Added: display of the size of the torrent content during selective download (as opposed to its total size) in Downloads list (“Selected size” column)
  • Added: stop seeding torrents automatically when specified ratio is reached, set either for certain task or globally
  • Added: choose file types for default downloading with Folx
  • Added: make the list of domains to be ignored by Folx, when Folx is set default downloader. Available only for WebKit browsers currently.
  • Added: history is available on right-clicking Folx icon in the Dock
  • Fixed: uneven distribution of download speed if several tasks with the same priority were active simultaneously
  • Fixed: issue when changes were applied despite of the fact that they were cancelled afterwards. Occurred when editing torrent tasks with multiple content.
  • Fixed: cases when downloaded file was broken if the task was paused repeatedly
  • Fixed: issue when reduction of the number of threads (from 2 to 1) was not applied. Occurred when editing tasks in Free version of Folx.

GUI and core

  • Added: Folx can be run in the background after its launch
  • Added: when the task is double-clicked in Downloads list you can choose the following for it: open, reveal in Finder or edit
  • Added: Tags list can be sorted either automatically (by rating or name) or manually
  • Added: filters for Tags list and Downloads list can be invoked using cmd+F key combination
  • Added: color labeling of tags in Tags list and tasks in Downloads list to identify them more easily
  • Added: smart groups can be created to make browsing through tasks much easier
  • Added: Internet connection type can be indicated manually in case it’s not on the list when choosing Connection type in Preferences (“General” tab)
  • Added: Growl notifications if errors occurred during downloading
  • Added: selected log entries can be copied using cmd+C key combination
  • Improved: error logs representation for their more convenient reading
  • Improved: redesigned toolbar with convenient Mac-style buttons

Folx Download Manager
Build: 1.0.591.456 [Released: March 9, 2010]

  • Greatly refined torrents search directly from the application
  • Fixed: problem, when adding a new download task if URL contains port number
  • Fixed: problem with missing torrent content when redownloading the task
  • Fixed: incorrect display of the task progress in percent when downloading via FTP
  • Fixed: incorrect display of download and upload speed
  • Fixed: incorrect application of speed value, when adjusting it manually
  • Fixed: Firefox crash when catching download links if “Enable JavaScript” box is not checked in Content panel in Firefox menu

Folx Download Manager
Build: 0.9.546.425 [Released: February 1, 2010]

  • 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
  • Added: after a torrent file is downloaded, “New download task” window is invoked where download settings can be customized
  • Fixed: problem with downloading files via Proxy
  • Fixed: problem with adding web seeds when creating a new torrent file or editing a torrent file
  • Fixed: bug with displaying file name in “Rename” field when adding a new download task

Folx Download Manager
Build: 0.9.533.423  [Released: January 22, 2010]

  • Added: more torrent trackers in search list
  • Added: possibility to add multiple URLs to Folx window using Command-C and Command-V keys combinations
  • Added: possibility to edit some settings of torrent files on the go
  • Added: possibility to set incoming TCP port for torrent tasks
  • Added: files search in Folx by their URLs and comments
  • Added: “Don’t show again” option in some alerts
  • Added: Folx status window now shows up on all desktops
  • Fixed: problems, when adding a new download task with a long URL or if its name contains “/” or “.”
  • Fixed: “Smart speed adjustment” issues on Mac OS X Snow Leopard and Mac OS X Tiger
  • Fixed: system shut down issues when Folx is running
  • Fixed: extra content is now not deleted from a folder when deleting torrent contents from there
  • Fixed: Safari restart is now not required when disabling Folx Safari plugin via context menu
  • Other nice improvements and small fixes

Folx Download Manager
Build 0.9.443.400 [Released: November 9, 2009]

  • Added: errors codes are displayed in Actions log
  • Added: automatic HTTP to FTP redirection support
  • Added: possibility to load additional trackers when adding torrent which is already in the list
  • Fixed: torrent properties update
  • Fixed: incorrect display of uploaded data amount and user’s ratio
  • Fixed: incorrect remaining download time display
  • Fixed: bug with incorrect file name identification
  • Fixed: context menu in browsers for Tiger 10.4
  • Fixed: application freezing during multiple tasks processing
  • Fixed: application freezing when quitting
  • Fixed: bug with free disk space estimation
  • Fixed: some minor bugs and glitches

Folx Download Manager
Build 0.9.392.367 [Released: October 13, 2009]

  • Added: catching download links automatically in 64-bit Safari
  • Added: Context menu support for 64-bit Safari
  • Added: Opera 10 integration
  • Fixed: application crash in some cases, specifically when displaying torrent files contents or clicking Progress bar in Downloads list

Folx Download Manager
Build 0.9.382.367 [Released: September 30, 2009]

  • Improved: adding tags to downloads and further tags editing
  • Improved: “Smart speed adjustment” option stability
  • Fixed: bug with saving the number and the position of columns in Download window
  • Fixed: bug with “Download All with Folx” option invoked from a browser’s context menu. Several URLs can be added as new download tasks simultaneously now.
  • Fixed: bug with assigning tags in “New download task” window
  • Fixed: Folx crash at startup

Folx Download Manager
[Released: September 18, 2009]

  • Pro version is available since now
  • Added: torrent files download option
  • Added: torrents search directly from the application
  • Added: possibility to assign tags, consisting of several words, to downloads
  • Added: “Disable Folx Plugin” option for Firefox
  • Added: possibility to set preferences for torrent files downloads and torrents search in “Preferences” window in program’s Main menu
  • Added: “Quitting” notification on Folx dock icon when the user quits the application
  • Added: speed notification on Folx dock icon
  • Greatly improved interface
  • Fixed: crash on Tiger PPC
  • Fixed: minor bug with extension for Firefox

Folx Download Manager
Build 0.8.232.329

  • Fixed: bug with “Scheduler” option
  • Fixed: Firefox context menu
  • Fixed: some other minor bugs and glitches

Folx Download Manager
Build 0.8.228.329 [Released: May 12, 2009]

  • Added: auto speed mode
  • Added: possibility to choose “Shutdown”, “Sleep” or “Quit” options when “After download all tasks” or “Scheduled” options are applied
  • Added: scheduled automatic application launch
  • Added: possibility to start downloading without showing “New task window”
  • Fixed: several bugs and glitches

Folx Download Manager
Build 0.8.213.329 [Released: March 18, 2009]

  • Added: browsers integration
  • Added: adding and editing of multiple download tasks in Safari and Firefox browsers
  • Added: cookies support
  • Improved: AppleScript
  • Some interface enhancements

Folx Download Manager
Build 0.8.167.291 [Released: November 26, 2008]

  • Added: possibility to disable automatic capture of download links
  • Added: possibility to resize Main window vertically
  • Improved: some interface enhancements in new download window
  • Fixed: now all browsers support information window after Folx removal

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