Month: May 2008

FTP Clients: Transmit, Interarchy and Flow

When the new FTP client Flow was released, I decided it would be a good idea to compare three of the many FTP clients available for Mac OS X today. I ended up with Transmit, Interarchy and Flow. Transmit is the FTP client I use myself. Interarchy was my favourite for a long time until I found out about Transmit. When Transmit was released some years ago, I found Interarchy lacking the interface quality I looked for. And now, Flow seemed to take over from Transmit. When I saw the screenshots on the developer’s web site, I thought this must be the new Transmit. Unfortunately, it worked out a tiny bit differently. Let’s start with Transmit. Transmit is Panic Software’s FTP client and over the years it has evolved into a file moving client that can handle much anything you throw at it. It transfers files fast and efficient, and with a minimum of errors or retries. Transmit is not only fast, it also knows about most protocols, supports some very technical functionality all in …