Folx is a free download manager and torrent client for Mac. It splits downloads in threads, resumes downloads, regulates download and upload speed, etc. Its efficient management system allows tagging to make search through downloaded files easier.
Version: 5.20Folx is a free application that combines two functionalities - of download manager and torrent client for Mac.
Operating System: Mac OS X
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), Music integration, searching the web for torrents directly from Folx and password manager.
Version 5.20: Fixed: an issue with downloading torrents containing multiple files.
Version 5.17: Fixed: error when adding several magnet links at the same time
Version 5.16: Fixed: extension for Chrome restored in Chrome Web Store. It is advised that you delete the older version and download the newest one. Fixed: erroneous downloads interruption for certain types of torrents Fixed: issue when torrent tracker was not detected for some search results in the internal torrent finder
Version 5.15: Added: the “Update Tracker” option for torrent files Improved: download speed from certain websites Fixed: issue with recheck of unfinished downloads (added via magnet links) after the torrent was stopped or started Fixed: crash when adding a big amount of magnet links simultaneously Fixed: crash when downloading certain videos from YouTube Fixed: rare cases of crash at adding tracker to the torrent Lots of other minor fixes and improvements (thank you for your continued feedback!)
Version 5.14: Added: an ability to choose encryption of connections with peers. Improved: when enabling the option “On task completion move .torrents to”, torrent files are moved and not copied to the specified folder. Fixed: an issue when adding torrent files via magnet links. Fixed: an issue with adding downloads from some servers with a space in URL. Fixed: an issue with adding downloads from some servers with non-Latin characters in URL. Fixed: an issue with adding downloads through browser extensions. Fixed: an issue with port number randomization when closing the Preferences window. Other minor fixes and stability improvements.
Version 5.10: Improved: overall performance and stability. Improved: the speed of downloading from YouTube. fixed: some errors while downloading videos from YouTube. Fixed: minor issues with context menu “Download With Folx” in Safari on macOS 10.11-10.13. Other minor fixes and improvements (thank you guys for your continued feedback!).
Version 5.8: Improved: Folx is now notarized and Apple confirms that it does not contain any malware Improved: resuming downloads from YouTube Fixed: changing TCP-port for torrents Fixed: integration with iTunes on macOS 10.14 Fixed: the work of scheduler with torrents Lots of other minor fixes and improvements (thank you guys for your continued feedback!).
Version 5.7: 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
Version 5.3: 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.
Version 5.2: 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.