What’s New in This Version of Folx

Folx 5.7.13779
Released: January 18, 2019

  • Fixed: an issue with downloading certain kinds of YouTube videos.
  • Fixed: other minor bugs.

Folx 5.7.13770
Released: November 9, 2018

  • Fixed: an issue with downloading certain kinds of YouTube videos
  • Fixed: other minor bugs.

Folx 5.7.13768
Released: November 6, 2018

  • Fixed: overall stability on macOS 10.9.

Folx 5.7.13761
Released: October 26, 2018

  • Added: support of the dark theme on macOS Mojave.
  • Improved: stability and performance improvements on macOS Mojave.
  • Improved: Safari extension.

Folx 5.6.13731
Released: September 25, 2018

  •  Added: new extension for Safari 12. To activate it go to Safari Preferences and choose the Extensions tab.
  • Fixed: downloading of particular videos from YouTube.
  • Other fixes and improvements (thank you guys for your continued feedback!).

Folx 5.5.13723
Released: June 13, 2018

  • 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.
Folx 5.4.13714
Released: March 28, 2018

  • Improved: the download speed of some YouTube videos.
  • Fixed: an issue with the display of context menu for downloads when using Ctrl+right click.
  • Fixed: the main window minimize.
  • Lots of fixes and improvements (thank you guys for your continued feedback!).

Folx 5.3.13709
Released: December 23, 2017

  • Added: support for Firefox Quantum (v57.0).
  • Added: a list of new torrent trackers to the Torrent Search.
  • Fixed: an issue with memory leaks in Google Chrome Extension.
  • Fixed: the work of some torrent trackers in the Torrent Search.
  • Fixed: an issue with re-download when using Scheduler.
  • Fixed: an issue with auto tags work when adding magnet links.
  • Fixed: an issue with downloading of files with the same file names.
  • Fixed: an issue with the Rename field work for some links.
  • Fixed: crash when adding some magnet links.
  • Lots of fixes and improvements (thank you guys for your continued feedback!)

Released: July 10, 2017

  • Lots of fixes and improvements (thank you guys for your continued feedback!)

Released: March 31, 2017

  • Fixed: crashing on the app start on certain Mac computers.
  • Thank you guys for your continued feedback and please accept our sincerest apologies for any inconvenience caused!

Folx 5.2.13682
Released: March 27, 2017

  • Added: an ability to set a custom speed limit.
  • Improved: the “Delete loaded .torrents” option removes the .torrent files regardless the way they were added to Folx.
  • Improved: increased maximum download/upload speed limits.
  • Fixed: downloading of certain HTTPS links.
  • Fixed: crashing on adding the .torrent files.
  • A lot of other minor fixes and improvements (thank you guys for your continued feedback!).

Folx 5.1.13671
Released: February 15, 2017

  • Fixed: crashing when downloading YouTube videos.
  • Fixed: crashing when the download speed is limited.
  • Other minor fixes and stability improvements.

Folx 5.1.13668
Released: February 6, 2017

  • Improved: video downloading.
  • Fixed: downloading of certain YouTube videos.
  • Other minor fixes and improvements (thank you guys for your continued feedback!).

Folx 5.1.13665
Released: January 19, 2017

  • Added: a Korean localization.

Folx 5.1.13655
Released: January 10, 2017

  • Fixed: a crash when iTunes integration was used with torrents.
  • Fixed: a crash when adding a description to a task.
  • Fixed: a crash when certain torrents were finished.
  • Fixed: capturing of download links from certain sites in Google Chrome (you’ll need to re-add the extension after updating).
  • Other minor fixes and stability improvements.

Folx 5.1.13647
Released: December 22, 2016

  • Fixed: a crash after adding certain torrents via Torrent Search.

Folx 5.1.13642
Released: December 9, 2016

  • Fixed: a crash when Folx was restarted with active torrents.
  • Improved: overall stability.
  • Other minor fixes.

Folx 5.1.13639
Released: December 6, 2016

  • Fixed: downloading of certain YouTube videos.
  • Improved: overall stability.
  • Other minor fixes.

Folx 5.1.13631
Released: November 4, 2016

  • Added: a Vietnamese localization.
  • 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.
  • Improved: catching of download links in Google Chrome.
  • Fixed: minor bugs in Scheduler.
  • Fixed: a number of crashes when downloading from YouTube.
  • Other minor fixes.

Folx 5.1.13597
Released: September 23, 2016

  • Added: French, German, Italian, Japanese, Russian, Chinese, Spanish localizations.
  • Added: support for websites requiring web authentication.
  • Added: downloading of private and age-restricted videos from YouTube.
  • Added: Quick Look support.
  • Added: view the torrent search results without sorting.
  • Added: the possibility to keep current category after the new download task was added.
  • Improved: compact mode is kept on Folx relaunch.
  • Improved: password manager got some tuning.
  • Improved: links identification and downloading of YouTube videos.
  • Fixed: issues with downloading of files with the same name.
  • Fixed: occasional crashes when downloading from YouTube.
  • Fixed: incorrect downloading of torrents when specific files were selected.
  • Fixed: occasional crashes on adding torrent files via magnet links.
  • Fixed: issues with maximum ratio setting for torrent seeding.

Folx 5.0
Released: May 26, 2016

  • 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:
    • Store .torrents for current tasks in ;
    • On task completion move .torrents to ;
    • Automatically load .torrents from ;
    • Delete loaded .torrents.
  • Improved: Smart Speed now allows limiting the upload/download speed based on a schedule (PRO version).
  • Improved: Scheduler has been overhauled for better usability (PRO version).
  • Fixed: downloading from YouTube (PRO version).
  • Fixed: capturing of download links in Google Chrome (requires an extension).
  • Fixed: incorrect behavior of DHT and Local Peer Discovery.
  • Fixed: a crash on adding a magnet link.
  • Fixed: other minor bugs.

Folx 4.2
Released: June 17, 2015

  • Added: since OS X 10.9 Mavericks, Folx tags are integrated into Finder Tags.
  • Added: now you can easily prioritize downloads by moving them up or down in the list.
  • Added: you can add multiple torrent tasks to Folx via drag-n-drop.
  • Improved: support for certain trackers for even better built-in torrents search.
  • Fixed: issue when scheduled tasks wouldn’t start on time.
  • Fixed: crash at closing Preferences window while download is in process.
  • Fixed: erroneous file deletion when one of its tags were deleted in “Edit task” window, in case the task had three or more tags.
  • Fixed: settings for “Stop seeding at ratio” option wouldn’t save if the specified value was less than 1.
  • Fixed: torrent task couldn’t be deleted in Folx in case the torrent file was deleted before that.
  • Fixed: limitation of max number of active torrent tasks was not saved after the program restart.
  • Fixed: YouTube URL wasn’t handled if pasted into New Task window which was opened in advance.

Folx 4.1
Released: April 10, 2015

  • Improved: the list of trackers used by internal search was greatly enlarged (extratorrent, torrentdownloads, and many more).
  • Improved: notification is now accompanied by a sound once download is complete.
  • Fixed: reporting incorrect number of seeds while using internal search.
  • Fixed: new download from the same torrent would not start once the torrent met share ratio limit.
  • Fixed: wrong path to a file when renaming downloads.
  • Fixed: changes would not apply when editing description for torrent files/magnet links.
  • Fixed: erroneous tagging when changing localization.

Folx 4.0
Released: January 21, 2015

  • 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.
  • Fixed: incorrect display of files names in File Manager on Retina displays.
  • Fixed: blinking icon issue in the list of completed tasks.
  • Fixed: issue when Folx started a download from the start in case the torrent file was previously relocated.
  • Fixed: erroneous torrent files download from thepiratebay.cr and kickass.so.

Folx 3.2.7830
Released: August 29, 2014

  • Added: torrent files download
  • Added: torrents search directly from the application – in PRO version only.
  • 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.
  • Fixed: issue when Folx wouldn’t open from the dock if switched to compact view, while working in another workspace.

Folx 3.0.2436
Released: March 7, 2014

  • Added: FlashGot (free add-on for Firefox) support, allowing downloads to be automatically caught by Folx in Firefox.
  • Fixed: incorrect display of Folx Agent icon in Status Bar on Retina displays.
  • Fixed: sudden switch to File Manager tab when trying to invoke right-click menu.
  • Fixed: issue when a scheduled task stopped abruptly if started manually.

Folx 3.0.2371
Released: March 4, 2014

  • Added: possibility to drag-n-drop multiple downloads at a time to Folx window from text editor. Each link should be listed from the new line.
  • Added: Japanese localization.
  • Added: Folx Plugin preferences are now available at click on Folx icon in Menu Bar.

Folx 3.0.870
Released: October 9, 2013

  • Greatly improved interface for even better user experience.
  • Added: all Mac OS X browsers integration.
  • Added: Folx gained support for Apple’s Retina displays.
  • Added: new approach to adding download tasks: either add them in few clicks via “Quick Add” option, or set up advanced options in “New Task” window.
  • Added: File Manager for easier browsing through completed downloads. Tasks can be filtered by tag, date and type.
  • Added: Quick Look integration – highlight download in Folx File Manager and press Space key for quick preview of file contents in Finder.
  • Added: totally new mini controller allowing managing tasks when Folx is switched to compact view.
  • Improved: overall application stability.
  • Improved: mechanisms of download links catching.
  • Update: since version 3.x, Folx does not feature downloading torrent files, RSS subscriptions from Folx interface and organizing tasks into smart groups.