Version history

This page lists the version history of FileZilla Client releases. Have a look at the changelog for a detailed list of all changes committed to the source code repository.

3.8.0 (2014-03-28)

New features:

  • OS X: Implemented the reboot, shutdown and suspend queue completion actions

Bugfixes and minor changes:

  • Popup dialogs no longer automatically open if other dialogs are already open. This prevents FileZilla from becoming unresponsive on OS X
  • Fix calculation of current transfer speed. In some situations the transfer speed tooltip over the activity indicators showed negative speeds
  • Fix handling of focus item in local directory listings if connecting to a site with a default local directory

3.8.0-rc1 (2014-03-22)

New features:

  • MSW: Added suspend as new queue completion action

Bugfixes and minor changes:

  • Minor fixes to new updater

3.8.0-beta2 (2014-03-13)

New features:

  • Use Server Name Indication (SNI) With FTP over TLS and HTTP over TLS

Bugfixes and minor changes:

  • Minor updater improvements to further improve reliability
  • Updated translations

3.8.0-beta1 (2014-03-10)

Fixed vulnerabilities:

  • Updated GnuTLS to latest version to address vulnerabilities in GnuTLS' certificate validation

New features:

  • Redesigned update dialog

Bugfixes and minor changes:

  • Fix initial state of the 'Enable' item in speed limit menu
  • Date/Time handling routines now carry precision information, this avoids comparisons of timestamps with different accuracy, e.g. 2014-02-01 and 2014-02-01 10:00 now compare as being identical when using the "Overwrite if newer" file exists action
  • MSW: Make handling of FD_CLOSE socket events more robust

3.7.4.1 (2014-02-11)

Bugfixes and minor changes:

  • Fix detection of modified files
  • Additional fixes for site-specific bookmark handling

3.7.4 (2014-02-09)

New features:

  • Added SOCKS4 support

Bugfixes and minor changes:

  • Additional bugfix for site-specific bookmarks
  • Improve compatibility with servers sending directory listings in Polish language or in EBCDIC encoding
  • Handle set user id bit when populating permissions dialog.

3.7.4-rc1 (2014-02-01)

New features:

  • Added Corsican and Kabyle translations
  • SFTP now supports the hmac-sha2-256 algorithm

Bugfixes and minor changes:

  • MSW: Show local timestamps for old files using the correct daylight saving time (DST) offset.
  • Fix loading of transfer queue if starting FileZilla while another instance is in the process of shutting down
  • Fix interaction between site-specific bookmarks and multiple tabs
  • Don't resume uploads when there's zero octets left to transfer
  • Improve symbolic link detection when using MLSD
  • If processing a queue with files queued on multiple servers and not storing passwords, the password was not always asked prior to switching servers
  • Use the correct name element when importing sites
  • MSW: Show actual Windows version in about dialog regardless of app-compat settings

3.7.3 (2013-08-07)

Fixed vulnerabilities:

  • Merge further fixes from PuTTY to address CVE-2013-4206, CVE-2013-4207, CVE-2013-4208

3.7.2 (2013-08-06)

Fixed vulnerabilities:

  • Apply a fix for a security vulnerability in PuTTY as used in FileZilla to handle SFTP. See CVE-2013-4852 for reference.

Bugfixes and minor changes:

  • Provided Linux binaries are now built against Debian Wheezy

3.7.1.1 (2013-07-02)

Bugfixes and minor changes:

  • Minor bump for installer changes

3.7.1 (2013-06-18)

Bugfixes and minor changes:

  • Updated translations

3.7.1-rc1 (2013-06-10)

New features:

  • Add command-line option to specify initial local directory

Bugfixes and minor changes:

  • Fix crash on OS X if connecting using FTP over TLS
  • Prevent file lists from jumping when they are not supposed to

3.7.0.2 (2013-05-26)

Bugfixes and minor changes:

  • Fix freeze if trying to transfer files with multiple servers each with a connection limit of 1
  • Adjust accepted X.509 signature algorithms in TLS 1.2 mode

3.7.0.1 (2013-05-10)

Bugfixes and minor changes:

  • Fixed a bug in bundled GnuTLS affecting FileZilla 3.7.0
  • Updated translations

3.7.0 (2013-05-09)

Bugfixes and minor changes:

  • Fix typo

3.7.0-rc1 (2013-04-29)

New features:

  • Show total transfer speed as tooltip over the transfer indicators
  • List supported protocols in tooltip of host field in quickconnect bar
  • Use TLS instead of the deprecated term SSL
  • Reworded text when saving of passwords is disabled, do not refer to kiosk mode
  • Improved usability of Update page in settings dialog
  • Improve SFTP performance
  • When navigating to the parent directory, highlight the former child
  • When editing files, use high priority for the transfers
  • Add label to size conditions in filter conditions dialog indicating that the unit is bytes
  • Ignore drag&drop operations where source and target are identical and clarify the wording in some drop error cases
  • Trim whitespace from the entered port numbers
  • Slightly darker color of inactive tabs
  • Ignore .. item in the file list context menus if multiple items are selected
  • Display TLS version and key exchange algorithm in certificate and encryption details dialog for FTP over TLS connections.

Bugfixes and minor changes:

  • Fix handling of remote paths containing double-quotes
  • Fix crash when opening local directories in Explorer if the name contained characters not representable in the locale's narrow-width character set.
  • Fix a memory leak in the host key verification dialog for SFTP
  • Fix drag-scrolling in file lists with very low height
  • Don't attempt writing XML files upon loading them
  • Improve handling of legacy DDE file associations
  • Fix handling of HTTPS in the auto updater in case a mirror redirects to HTTPS

3.6.0.2 (2012-11-29)

Bugfixes and minor changes:

  • Fix problems with stalling FTP over TLS uploads
  • MSW: Minor performance increase listing local files

3.6.0.1 (2012-11-18)

Bugfixes and minor changes:

  • Fix problems with TLS cipher selection, including a bugfix for GnuTLS
  • Fix a crash on shutdown
  • Add log message for servers not using UTF-8
  • Small performance and memory optimizations getting file types
  • Improve formatting of transfer speeds

3.6.0 (2012-11-10)

Bugfixes and minor changes:

  • Fix a crash introduced since 3.5.3
  • IPv6-only hosts should no longer cause a crash in the network configuration wizard

3.6.0-rc1 (2012-11-02)

Bugfixes and minor changes:

  • Do not show "Remember passwords?" dialog if connecting anonymously
  • Make wording in "Remember passwords?" dialog consistent.
  • Increase default TLS session lifetime
  • When asking for confirmation to delete files, state whether it's local or on the server
  • Fix right-to-left rendering of progress line in the transfer queue

3.6.0-beta1 (2012-10-21)

New features:

  • Auto-scroll file lists if dragging an item near the top or bottom
  • Add option to create empty files to the remote file list context menu
  • Support legacy servers sending directory listings in EBCDIC
  • Added Tango icon set
  • First-time users now get prompted whether they want to save passwords when first using the quickconnect bar
  • Greatly improve TLS performance by updating to GnuTLS 3.1.x with Nettle backend

Bugfixes and minor changes:

  • FTP proxies now work with IPv6 addresses as proxy address
  • Handle expired TLS sessions when trying to reuse a session
  • TLS session reusing no longer fails with newer GnuTLS versions due to changed semantics of gnutls_session_get_data
  • Directory listings no longer sporadically fail if two connections try to list the same directory in parallel
  • Partially work around a Ubuntu-specific problem with modal dialogs not being modal resulting in crashes

3.5.3 (2012-01-08)

New features:

  • Ctrl+Shift+O can be used to toggle between modification time and filesize based directory comparison

Bugfixes and minor changes:

  • It is now possible to use custom passwords if using "anonymous" as user name
  • After un-hiding toolbar, update toolbar button states
  • Fix TLS compatibility issues with TLS 1.2 servers
  • MSW: Unset hidden attribute on FileZilla's settings files
  • Building FileZilla from source now requires wxWidgets 2.8.12 or higher.

3.5.2 (2011-11-08)

Bugfixes and minor changes:

  • Updated translations

3.5.2-rc1 (2011-11-01)

New features:

  • Added option to open site manager on startup to the settings dialog

Bugfixes and minor changes:

  • The "Don't save passwords" option was not being saved
  • The queue was not saved correctly if having items from multiple servers
  • Queue items with the lowest priority setting are now being restored again
  • Drag & Drop did not work with all saved sites if saving of passwords had been disabled

3.5.1 (2011-08-28)

Bugfixes and minor changes:

  • Add support for another rate variant of MVS style directory listings

3.5.1-rc1 (2011-08-21)

New features:

  • Add menu item to hide toolbar

Bugfixes and minor changes:

  • Don't save server list in kiosk mode 2
  • Fix for predefined sites not appearing in all circumstances
  • OS X: Pasting formatted text into input boxes no longer changes their format
  • Fix typo in build script in detection of SQLite3
  • MSW: Small installer improvements
  • *nix: Fix character set conversion in desktop notification code
  • Merged upstream PuTTY changes for compatibility with PuTTY 0.61
  • Updated built-in TinyXML

3.5.0 (2011-05-22)

Bugfixes and minor changes:

  • Don't create queue.xml anymore if it does not exist
  • MSW: Progress lines in transfer queue now appear in correct position after changing the Windows theme
  • MSW: Work around a bug in Windows where a list controls' scroll position changes without the control being notified in any way
  • Several fixes to build system and environment

3.5.0-rc2 (2011-05-16)

New features:

  • Added experimental setting to strip file revision upon download from VMS servers. Set "Strip VMS revisions" to 1 in FileZilla.xml to enable

Bugfixes and minor changes:

  • The string coalescer benchmark debug option no longer crashes if benchmarking an empty string coalescer

3.5.0-rc1 (2011-05-08)

New features:

  • The transfer queue is now stored in an SQLite database. This greatly improves performance and vastly reduces memory consumption while loading/saving the queue
  • Additional improvements to general queue performance and memory consumption
  • The provided Linux binaries are now compiled for Debian Squeeze instead of Lenny

Bugfixes and minor changes:

  • Fixed crash during shutdown of FileZilla
  • Clearing the queue when it was not yet fully populated no longer causes a crash
  • If using ask login type for a site and no username is given, the initial focus is now on the user box in the login dialog

3.4.0 (2011-03-27)

Bugfixes and minor changes:

  • Updated translations

3.4.0-rc1 (2011-03-20)

New features:

  • Disabled automatic negotiation of FTP over TLS introduced in 3.4.0-beta1. Will be added in a future version instead
  • Add checkbox to settings dialog to not save passwords
  • Add timestamp columns to successful and failed queue tabs showing when the transfers completed or failed

Bugfixes and minor changes:

  • Fixed infinite loop in TinyXML when loading settings from corrupt XML documents
  • Parsing MDTM reply now takes seconds into account
  • MSW: Handling of paths relative to the drive-root in local directory input box
  • Compatibility with MVS listing containing PO-E type entries
  • Fix Resizing issues with manual transfers dialog
  • MSW: Remote file editing did not correctly handle files that were still open

3.4.0-beta1 (2011-01-09)

New features:

  • Normal FTP connections now always attempt to negotiate secure FTP over TLS
  • Added option to force use of insecure plain FTP to Site Manager
  • Kiosk mode option can now also be read from FileZilla.xml, with fzdefaults.xml having priority if setting exists in both files

Bugfixes and minor changes:

  • Fix memory leak in directory cache
  • Compatibility with obscure DOS servers using forward slashes as path delimiter
  • MSW: Horizontal scroll bar in file lists and queue did not appear if changing column widths
  • Improve text wrapping engine

3.3.5.1 (2010-11-21)

Bugfixes and minor changes:

  • Permanently trusting certificates had no effect until FileZilla was restarted
  • Fix downloading of symbolic links to files

3.3.5 (2010-11-14)

Bugfixes and minor changes:

  • Updated language files, otherwise identical with rc1

3.3.5-rc1 (2010-11-07)

New features:

  • FTP over TLS certificate store is now host-specific
  • MSW: Large-DPI awareness
  • Improved SFTP transfer speeds
  • FTP over TLS should prefer ciphers with longer key sizes, updated contained GnuTLS library in precompiled binaries
  • Add context menu entry to re-queue all files on the successful and failed queue tabs
  • MSW: Native file list sort indicator on Windows Vista and 7

Bugfixes and minor changes:

  • Resuming of uploads was not working correctly in all cases
  • Correct remaining time calculation in queue
  • Do not show welcome dialog in kiosk mode 2
  • Do not offer option to permanently accept certificate in kiosk mode 2
  • Fix sorting by size in filelists with directory sort behavior set to inline
  • MSW: Fix memory corruption when changing language
  • OS X: Include license and documentation files in application bundle
  • Directly save settings after importing from file

3.3.4.1 (2010-08-16)

Bugfixes and minor changes:

  • Set a minimum size for column widths in directory lists and transfer queue
  • Fix build-time check for system TinyXML

3.3.4 (2010-08-12)

Bugfixes and minor changes:

  • Correctly handle symbolic links pointing to files in search dialog
  • Fix crash in options initialization

3.3.4-rc2 (2010-08-07)

Bugfixes and minor changes:

  • Fix issues with path names not properly terminated by separator
  • Fix loading of settings with empty values
  • Update status bar icons if changing theme

3.3.4-rc1 (2010-08-02)

New features:

  • Filter/search by modification date
  • Add "does not equal" option to size filter
  • Reduced memory consumption when working with very large queues and directory hierarchies

Bugfixes and minor changes:

  • Fix bug in TinyXML that could lead to corrupt XML documents
  • Abort directory listing parsing if encountering a line with more than 10k characters
  • Fix stalling recursive operations if FileZilla gets disconnected
  • Set correct initial control state in site manager if there are no sites

3.3.3 (2010-06-14)

Bugfixes and minor changes:

  • Fix transfer statusbar regression introduced in the release candidate
  • Do not include IPv6 zone index in the argument to the EPRT command
  • Correct tab order in filter edit and search dialogs
  • *nix: Revert cursor changes

3.3.3-rc1 (2010-06-06)

New features:

  • Added "does not contain" filter condition to name and path filter types
  • Pressing Alt+Left or Alt+Up (Cmd+Left, Cmd+Up on OS X) in file lists enters parent directory
  • Pressing Alt+Down (Cmd+Down on OS X) in file lists transfers selected items
  • Pressing Alt+Right (Cmd+Right on OS X) in file lists activates selected item(s)
  • Add operating system information to about dialog
  • MSW: Auto-update check now transmits whether the operating system is 32bit or 64bit
  • Small performance improvements, mostly benefiting *nix users
  • OS X: Remember hidden state of toolbar, make quickconnect bar look more Mac-ish
  • Add option to display momentary transfer speed instead of average speed

Bugfixes and minor changes:

  • Fix problem with rekeying of SFTP connections if not permanently trusting the server's hostkey
  • Certificate details dialog no longer changes size if selecting a different certificate in the chain
  • Some dialogs did not display icons using the correct size
  • Show "Not connected" instead of "Empty directory" in remote filelist statusbar if not connected
  • MSW: Replace some additional characters not allowed in filenames on MSW
  • MSW: Selecting files while holding Ctrl+Shift no longer shows incorrect values in the filelist status bars

3.3.2.1 (2010-03-21)

New features:

  • Remember location of update download directory

Bugfixes and minor changes:

  • Cancel file renaming on actions that change the file list, such as changing sort order or performing a refresh
  • Cancel file renaming if starting a drag&drop operation
  • Filter invalid characters if downloading through double-clicking files or if adding from the search dialog
  • Fix site-specific bookmarks menu
  • The menu did not reflect initial value of preserve timestamp option properly
  • MSW: Keep FileZilla subdirectory in startmenu when updating, preserves custom order
  • MSW: Add AppID support to installer

3.3.2 (2010-02-21)

New features:

  • *nix: Add support for forward and backward mouse buttons

Bugfixes and minor changes:

  • Speed limits can be re-enabled on SFTP connections
  • Changed settings did not come into effect unless FileZilla was restarted
  • Small performance improvements

3.3.2-rc2 (2010-02-14)

Bugfixes and minor changes:

  • Spelling fixes
  • Rebuilt due to timer problems

3.3.2-rc1 (2010-02-13)

New features:

  • Speed limits can be quickly set using the menu and a new indicator in the status bar
  • Display number of bytes transferred and duration of transfer in log
  • MSW: React to back button of mouse in file lists
  • Updated blukis icon set

Bugfixes and minor changes:

  • Refactored large parts of the toolbar and menubar code
  • A race condition in the socket code could lead to crashes
  • Fix connecting to addresses longer than 15 characters if using SOCKS proxy
  • Get add to queue in local directory tree context menu working again
  • Do not open request dialogs if user is holding a mouse button
  • Forward all Ctrl+Tab key events to tab bar
  • Do not report SFTP exitcodes that do not originate from the server

3.3.1 (2010-01-03)

Bugfixes and minor changes:

  • Implement missing tab creation from context menu
  • *nix: Reduce flicker on tab creation
  • Set initial focus in chmod dialog to input box for numeric value
  • Correct handling of unexpected closure of SFTP connection

3.3.1-rc1 (2009-12-27)

New features:

  • New tab context menu, can be used to close or refresh current tab or to close all but the current tab.
  • *nix, OS X: Display sort indicators in filelist header control
  • Remember size of dialog showing all files opened for editing
  • Add refresh item to filelist context menus
  • Scroll treeview horizontally if needed to keep item in view on changing directories

Bugfixes and minor changes:

  • Fix crash of fzsftp if server closes connection
  • Successfully downloaded update file is no longer deleted if user cancels the finish page of the update check wizard
  • Do not retry connecting if not trusting certificate on FTP over TLS connections
  • Better reporting of handshake failures on FTP over TLS connections
  • *nix: Check for xdg-open. This program from the xdg-utils is an indirect runtime dependency. It is used by wxWidgets to open URLs in the default browser
  • Refactored most of the tabbing code
  • Use proper address type on SOCKS proxies
  • Add missing default button in bookmarks dialog

3.3.0.1 (2009-11-15)

New features:

  • Ctrl-Tab and Ctrl-Shift-Tab to cycle tabs now loop around if reaching the end of the tab list

Bugfixes and minor changes:

  • Fix crash on showing/hiding of directory trees after closing a tab
  • Tabs no longer become unresponsive if not approving to close a busy tab
  • Directory comparison did not work properly on all but the first tab
  • Fix spurious error messages if connecting to a new site while synchronized browsing is enabled
  • *nix: Work around a bug in KDE preventing restore from minimize to notification area
  • Do not show update dialog if there is already some other dialog open
  • Fix synchronized browsing option on site-specific bookmarks

3.3.0 (2009-11-09)

Bugfixes and minor changes:

  • Aborting a previous connection attempt by establishing a new connection in the same tab no longer renders the new connection unusable
  • *nix: Quote filenames containing spaces if editing using default editor for text files
  • *nix: Fix crash while emitting queue finished notifications

3.3.0-rc1 (2009-11-03)

New features:

  • *nix: Display desktop notification if all transfers have finished and FileZilla isn't focused

Bugfixes and minor changes:

  • Navigating controls inside tab using tabulator key now works on all tabs
  • Fix splitter positions on horizontal interface layouts

3.3.0-beta2 (2009-10-29)

New features:

  • Give choice to abort old connection or to open a new tab when trying to connect while already connected
  • Double-click on empty space in tabbar opens new tab
  • Middle-click on tab closes it
  • Use splitter positions and filelist column setup of previous tab when opening new one
  • Make betas and release candidates check daily for new versions

Bugfixes and minor changes:

  • Fix crash when leaving settings dialog after tabs have been closed
  • Fix crash on changing tabs if old tab has site-specific bookmarks but new one doesn't
  • Layout of tabs no longer changes after leaving settings
  • Fix issues with remembering last used server
  • Don't use bold font for active tab
  • Recursive operations now working in all tabs

3.3.0-beta1 (2009-10-27)

New features:

  • Tabbed interface to connect to multiple server at the same time
  • New welcome screen
  • Add Open to local directory tree context menu

Bugfixes and minor changes:

  • Fix mismatch of displayed and actually performed default file exists action
  • MSW: Update mingwm10.dll to fix a crash at initialization
  • MSW: FTP over TLS no longer crashes for users of VIA CPUs
  • *nix: Fix crashes due to race condition in dbus code
  • Fix SHA-512 calculating incorrect hashes on 64bit systems, used by SFTP and the update wizard

3.2.8.1 (2009-10-10)

Bugfixes and minor changes:

  • Fix crash if creating filters with attributes or permissions rule
  • MSW: Fix column reordering and hiding in file lists
  • MSW: Fix crash if trying to edit a file without any associated program nor default editor
  • Use REST+STOR to resume upload instead of APPE if server advertises REST STREAM support

3.2.8 (2009-10-03)

Bugfixes and minor changes:

  • Changing directories at the same time an upload finishes no longer disturbs synchronized browsing
  • *nix: Ensure dialogs can be closed using escape key
  • *nix: Fix height of settings dialog

3.2.8-rc1 (2009-09-26)

New features:

  • Replacement of characters not allowed in local filenames if downloading
  • Remember last used search conditions
  • Display link overlay on icons of links in remote file list
  • Display of average transfer speed should converge faster to overall average
  • Simplify default file exists action dialogs
  • Apply decimal places size formatting option also to total queue size
  • MSW: Reduce number of needed user interactions in installer if update started from within FileZilla
  • MSW: Check that there are no running instances of FileZilla before installing

Bugfixes and minor changes:

  • Fix handling of remote directory names with leading or trailing spaces
  • *nix: Fix memory leaks in D-Bus session management and power management inhibitor client code
  • *nix: Fall back to org.gnome.SessionManager if org.freedesktop.PowerManagment does not exit to inhibit idle sleep during transfers
  • Increase default size of SO_RCVBUF (TCP advertised window) to fix performance issues on high-latency connections
  • MSW: Fix displaying list of shares on local network resources
  • MSW: Remote file editing no longer gets confused if two filenames only differ in character case
  • Fix dialog line wrapping issues
  • Ensure width of site manager is large enough to fit all tabs
  • Better guard against filename columns being moved or hidden
  • *nix, OS X: Handle filesystems without advisory file locking instead of falsely warning about site manager being opened in a different instance of FileZilla

3.2.7.1 (2009-08-23)

Bugfixes and minor changes:

  • Fix crash if adding new filters
  • Small performance optimization for local directory tree

3.2.7 (2009-08-13)

Bugfixes and minor changes:

  • Make external address resolver IPv6 aware, resolve correct address type on hosts both with working IPv4 as well as IPv6
  • Bumped minimum required GnuTLS version to 2.8.3
  • Keep URLs copied to clipboard even after FZ gets closed

3.2.7-rc3 (2009-08-06)

Bugfixes and minor changes:

  • Test of changes to autoupdate logic introduced in 3.2.7-rc2

3.2.7-rc2 (2009-08-04)

New features:

  • Use HTTPS to check for updates and compare hash of downloaded update file

3.2.7-rc1 (2009-08-02)

New features:

  • Add option to prevent system idle sleep during transfers or other operations
  • Add -l option to commandline to specify logon type for passed URLs
  • Improve layout of search and filter edit dialogs
  • Implement keyboard navigation in search and filter edit dialogs
  • Add status bar to search dialog
  • Remember file exists action for individual queue items
  • Faster queue loading and saving

Bugfixes and minor changes:

  • MSW: Fix memory leak in shell extension
  • Fix possible race in socket code leading to infinite loop
  • Resolve parsing conflict between MLSD and Unix-style listings
  • Fix deleting symlinks on SFTP connections
  • Deselect ".." on Ctrl+A in addition to selecting all other items
  • Changing data type on implicit FTP over TLS connections no longer prints an error message
  • *nix: Fix missing thread synchronization in D-Bus bindings

3.2.6.1 (2009-07-02)

Bugfixes and minor changes:

  • Fix FTP over TLS regressions in provided binaries due to two bugs in GnuTLS causing transfer failures
  • OS X: Revert regression in wxWidgets in provided binaries leading to a crash on drag & drop
  • Keep bookmarks menu sorted after adding new bookmarks

3.2.6 (2009-06-28)

Bugfixes and minor changes:

  • Don't display error messages multiple times if modification times of edited file cannot be obtained
  • Fix problems with certificate dialog introduced in 3.2.6-rc1

3.2.6-rc1 (2009-06-22)

New features:

  • FTPS: Display complete certificate chain
  • Add option for stateless local file editing

Bugfixes and minor changes:

  • Fix delete operation on symbolic links
  • Automatically reconnect if necessary to perform drag & drop action like with other actions
  • SFTP: Don't report success if download fails due to lack of disk space
  • MSW and OS X: Link against GnuTLS 2.8.1

3.2.5 (2009-06-15)

Bugfixes and minor changes:

  • Fix adding remote directory symlinks to queue not working
  • Fix "Timer creation failed" message boxes on update download dialog. Actual update download was not affected, only display of the progress bar.
  • MSW: Use deferred volume label gathering on local file list as well

3.2.5-rc1 (2009-06-09)

New features:

  • Remote file search
  • Add option to hide identical files to directory comparison
  • Remember SSH host keys for session duration if not trusting permanently
  • MSW: Display full UNC path on drive-mapped network shares

Bugfixes and minor changes:

  • Use pkg-config to detect GnuTLS if pkg-config is available
  • Fix to auto-reconnect logic
  • Allow targetless OS.unix=slink facts in MLSD listings
  • Start additional transfers if possible after readding files to queue during queue processing
  • Fix name of SSH_AUTH_SOCK variable on SFTP page in settings dialog
  • Properly qoute path to fzputtygen
  • MSW: Fix problems if re-activating FileZilla window by clicking inside it if there is a changed edited file
  • Fix problem with permissions parsing for nonstandard chmod dialog

3.2.4.1 (2009-04-28)

Bugfixes and minor changes:

  • Allow empty fact values in MLSD listings as allowed by the specifications
  • Recognize symlink entries in MLSD listings
  • Fix redundant file exists prompts after chosing rename file exists action
  • Update item in queue after rename file exists action
  • Fix reconnect delays in case login failed with 5yz reply code

3.2.4 (2009-04-21)

Bugfixes and minor changes:

  • Fix crash on SFTP download resume caused by uninitialized variable in PuTTY code
  • Properly refresh remote directory after chmod if synchronized browsing is enabled
  • Fix unediting locale files in file editing dialog
  • Fix regression with custom post-login commands on servers supporting MLSD
  • Trigger refresh of transfer progress bars after resizing queue
  • Several small fixes to minimize to tray functionality

3.2.4-rc1 (2009-04-14)

New features:

  • Always use MLSD to retrieve directory listings on servers supporting it
  • Handle leading and trailing spaces on filenames, requires MLSD support
  • Multiple files can be selected for editing simultaneously
  • MSW and *nix: Add option to minimize to tray
  • The URLs of selected remote files and directories can be copied to clipboard

Bugfixes and minor changes:

  • Further queue performance improvements
  • *nix: Provided Linux binaries now linked against Debian Lenny instead of Etch
  • Fix visual problems caused by too long URLs in update checks
  • Fix sync browsing checkbox in bookmark manager

3.2.3.1 (2009-03-25)

New features:

  • Add context menu to data type indicator in status bar
  • Do not display file exists dialog after confirming to upload a changed, edited file

Bugfixes and minor changes:

  • Classic theme wasn't remembered
  • OS X: Option to auto-remove successful transfers in queue could not be toggled
  • *nix, OS X: "Remove all" context menu item did not work if no item was selected in successful and failed queue tabs
  • MSW: Search PATH environment variable for associated editor if needed
  • Fix problems with double-quoted paths with containing single quotes in associations

3.2.3 (2009-03-21)

New features:

  • Made OpenCrystal the default theme on new installations
  • Setting kiosk mode to 2 in fzdefaults.xml prevents FileZilla from writing to any settings files. Useful if executed from read-only media.

Bugfixes and minor changes:

  • Fix crashes and memory corruption if resizing columns in queue if message log is positioned as queue tab

3.2.3-rc1 (2009-03-15)

New features:

  • Add synchronized browsing option to sites and bookmarks
  • If synchronized browsing and directory comparison are enabled, changing directories no longer disables comparison
  • Add some hotkeys for commonly used menu and toolbar items
  • Handle CTRL+A to select all files in queue

Bugfixes and minor changes:

  • Less CPU usage during SFTP transfers
  • Improve appearance of queue tabs on dark themes
  • Allow system file associations with singlequotes around filenames for editing
  • Fix rare crash on connection failures
  • Activity indicators in lower-right corner of main window were not working properly
  • Do not allow multiple entries in quickconnect history that only differ in password
  • Fix crash if closing filter edit dialog
  • Improve timezone offset detection on servers without seconds resolution in listings
  • Fix layout issues in settings dialog

3.2.2.1 (2009-02-21)

Bugfixes and minor changes:

  • Fix local directory creation during downloads. If multiple directory levels were missing, they were created in the reverse order
  • MSW: Restore ability to navigate to drive list through .. entry in local file list

3.2.2 (2009-02-20)

Bugfixes and minor changes:

  • Display password prompt if connecting to sites with Ask or Interactive logon type through bookmarks
  • Fix parsing of default remote directories in site manager if using non-default server type

3.2.2-rc1 (2009-02-13)

Bugfixes and minor changes:

  • *nix, OS X: Fix crash if starting FileZilla when the last used local path no longer exists
  • Keep track of name and path of the site manager item currently connected to so that bookmarks menu stays updated properly
  • MSW: Handle obscure DDE associations for file editing
  • More verbose error messages if loading a configuration file fails
  • Newly downloaded directories appear again in the local file list

3.2.1 (2009-02-06)

New features:

  • New iconset: Minimal

Bugfixes and minor changes:

  • Fix filter edit dialog sizing issue
  • MSW: Fix icon transparency in status bar and use better disabled icons in toolbars

3.2.1-rc1 (2009-01-31)

New features:

  • Synchronized browsing
  • Configurable double-click action for file lists
  • Ask user to select an editor if trying to edit an unassociated file type

Bugfixes and minor changes:

  • MSW: Work around problem with TinyXML if settings or program directory contains characters not expressible by the system's narrow character set
  • OS X: When adding sites, the edit label will no longer be hidden behind the tree in the site manager
  • MSW: Further Vista improvment for installer
  • Fix potential race condition in socket code

3.2.0 (2009-01-07)

Bugfixes and minor changes:

  • Fix account logon type in combination with FTP proxies

3.2.0-rc2 (2009-01-03)

Bugfixes and minor changes:

  • Change wording of some strings
  • Support yet another directory listing variant on obscure MVS style systems
  • Fix odd behavior if deleting items from site manager
  • Do not show proxy password in message log on SFTP connections
  • Properly display "bytes" suffix in filelist status bar if not using thousands separator

3.2.0-rc1 (2008-12-30)

New features:

  • Bookmarks
  • Logging to file
  • *nix: Use GNOME's Session Manager D-Bus API to cleanly shut down FileZilla on end of session
  • MSW: Improve installer's Vista compatibility.

Bugfixes and minor changes:

  • *nix: Fix encoding issues with thousands separator in some locales
  • Thousands separator on file exists dialog
  • Rearrange filter dialog a bit
  • Compile fixes for HP-UX

3.1.6 (2008-12-02)

New features:

  • Automatically refresh remote directory listing if queue finishes successfully

Bugfixes and minor changes:

  • Speed up refresh of remote directory listing if adding files during uploads
  • Connections no longer time out waiting on a directory listing getting retrieved by a different connection
  • Number of files were not updated if deleting remote files
  • MSW: Update manifest so that the evil filesystem virtualization stays disabled under Vista

3.1.6-rc1 (2008-11-26)

New features:

  • Configurable location of message log pane
  • Context menu inside site manager to export individual sites or site subtrees

Bugfixes and minor changes:

  • Several fixes for users with Turkish locale
  • Fix race condition causing not all subdirectories to be added to queue on upload
  • Cleanup of pane splitter code to facilitate configurable message log position
  • Cleanup of path and directory listing caches to be less convoluted

3.1.5.1 (2008-11-15)

Bugfixes and minor changes:

  • Connection establishment through SOCKS proxies could fail in some cases
  • Clearing private data no longer crashes if quickconnect bar is hidden
  • Handle drag & drop of symlinks
  • Update remote directory tree if deleting a subdirectory
  • Fix parsing of HTTP chunk lengths for the update downloader
  • Reduce memory consumption of remote directory tree
  • Rewrite the code that added local directories to the queue. New one is faster and avoids some potentially thread-unsafe behaviour of the old code
  • OS X: Fix help menu duplication on non-English systems
  • MSW: Reset wxWidgets internal display cache if changing display resolution or layout
  • MSW: Fixes for silent intaller

3.1.5 (2008-10-22)

New features:

  • Handle symbolic links on servers. If trying to access a symbolic link, FileZilla will first try to CWD into it, and if that fails, will treat it as a file instead. During recursive operations, any directory link encountered will not be followed, but file links will be downloaded.

Bugfixes and minor changes:

  • Numpad keys could not be used to search for entries in the file lists
  • OS X: Use smaller font sizes in message log and directory trees
  • Fix vertical alignment of labels next to the directory boxes above the directory trees
  • Use lighter text colors in message log if using dark background
  • *nix: Transfer status lines will no longer overlap the queue scrollbar
  • *nix: Fix font colors if using themes with dark backgrounds (e.g. DarkRoom under Ubuntu 8.10)
  • Fix XML corruption problems

3.1.4.1 (2008-10-16)

Bugfixes and minor changes:

  • *nix: Fix crash if renaming directories using the local directory tree
  • Rebuilt official binaries to revert a regression in wxWidgets causing memory corruption

3.1.4 (2008-10-15)

Bugfixes and minor changes:

  • *nix and OS X: Avoid SIGPIPE if socket gets closed during uploads
  • Fix SFTP speed limits
  • Avoid reduntant refreshes of local file lists on some drag&drop operations
  • Send user agent with requests if using HTTP proxy
  • MSW: Add checkbox to start FileZilla to finish page of intaller
  • Reselect previously set default file exists action if reopening dialog on a queue item
  • OS X: Do not check /net whether it has subdirectories, it is extremely slow
  • Upon reconnecting, fall back to list current directory if last used directory is no longer accessible

3.1.4-rc1 (2008-10-08)

New features:

  • Configurable number of decimal places for filesize formatting
  • Allow editing of files with identical name but different remote paths
  • File changed notification displays more information
  • Manual transfer dialog
  • Quickconnect bar can be hidden
  • MSW: React to added or removed drive letters

Bugfixes and minor changes:

  • Downloading updates should no longer randomly freeze the client after HTTP redirects
  • Huge queues should save slightly faster

3.1.3.1 (2008-09-29)

Bugfixes and minor changes:

  • Download speedlimits were not working since 3.1.3-beta1
  • On very fast connections, sockets could receive close event before being marked active, leading to timeouts

3.1.3 (2008-09-21)

Bugfixes and minor changes:

  • Fzsftp no longer crashes if receiving invalid data from server and instead quits gracefully
  • Fix crash if entering hostname with characters not allowed in internationalized domain names
  • OS X: Fix crash if path to FileZilla contained non-ASCII characters
  • Compatibility with yet another exotic directory listing format

3.1.3-rc1 (2008-09-15)

New features:

  • Keep remote directory tree and file list if disconnected by the server. Transparently reconnect before performing the next operation.

Bugfixes and minor changes:

  • OS X: Massive performance improvements
  • Various small performance improvements

3.1.3-beta1 (2008-09-10)

New features:

  • New socket event handling system, more flexible and a bit faster
  • Performance improvements for local directory tree

Bugfixes and minor changes:

  • MSW: Using prefix search to select an item now also changes the startpoint for a multiple selection.
  • Fix directory creation logic if the directory to create is a root directory

3.1.2 (2008-08-30)

Bugfixes and minor changes:

  • Allow drive labels with more than one letter for servertype DOS
  • Slight speedup of transfer queue, defer redrawing of UI elements to idle time

3.1.2-rc1 (2008-08-24)

New features:

  • Add directory listing filter condition to match on containing path name
  • Implement kiosk mode in which FileZilla will not write any passwords to disk. Can be enabled through fzdefaults.xml
  • Add option to disable update checks to fzdefaults.xml
  • Vast performance improvements if handling queues and directories with thousands of files
  • Faster TLS/SSL handshake on data connections

Bugfixes and minor changes:

  • Queue should no longer get mixed up if LIST command fails during recursive downloads
  • Fix crash if using -s commandline argument
  • Fix spurious transfer failures if multiple engines try to list the same directory
  • Loading invalid filters could crash FileZilla
  • User/pass authentication for SOCKS5 proxy support was not working properly
  • If stopping queue processing while recursively downloading directories, files added by the recursive operation will no longer reenable queue processing
  • MSW: Keep site manager wide enough so that all notebook tabs fit
  • Fix crash if server does not support resuming of large files
  • SFTP uploads did not fail if server ran out of diskspace
  • If compiled for some 64bit systems, SFTP resumes of files larger than 2^32 did not work properly

3.1.1.1 (2008-08-11)

Bugfixes and minor changes:

  • Fix crash if a connection attempt gets aborted

3.1.1 (2008-08-10)

New features:

  • Save filter toggle state
  • MSW: Display drive labels if available

Bugfixes and minor changes:

  • Fix crash in new socket class if using active mode FTP
  • Request user attention (e.g. blinking in taskbar) if an edited file changes and the program is minimized
  • Don't issue mdtm command on links for the automatic timezone detection on SFTP servers
  • Do not capture menu shortcut keys in file lists
  • Allow directory comparison if filters are toggled off
  • MSW: Sorting in site dropdown menu is now identical to sorting inside the Site Manager
  • OS X: If closing the file rename edit box, refresh neighboring lines to get rid of artifacts left behind by the edit control border

3.1.1-rc1 (2008-08-04)

New features:

  • If using "Ask for password" and "Interactive" logon types, a username is now optional in the Site Manager
  • New iconset: OpenCrystal
  • MSW: Whether icon sets should be installed or not can be seleted in the installer

Bugfixes and minor changes:

  • Fix parsing of URLs containing port number in quickconnect bar
  • Fix handling of local write errors if downloading files
  • If closing FileZilla, the queue is now properly saved using a backup copy to prevent corruption of queue file
  • Slight performance improvement if opening settings dialog, language and theme pages are now populated on demand
  • Reply to server's shutdown notification on SSL/TLS secured downloads if connection still open
  • After downloading files, local file count did not update
  • "My Sites" in Site Manager should not be draggable
  • Fix entering IPv6 addresses in Site Manager
  • Directory cache was incoherent after renaming a directory
  • Several fixes to new socket class
  • MSW: Starting a bounding box selection (Windows calls it marquee selection) did not set focus to the file lists

3.1.0.1 (2008-07-24)

Fixed vulnerabilities:

  • Do not report success on SSL/TLS transfers if server did not perform orderly SSL/TLS shutdown. Previously, an attacker could cause truncated files with FileZilla thinking the transfer was successful. All versions prior to this were affected

Bugfixes and minor changes:

  • Fix infinite loop in new socket class
  • Fix file descriptor/handle leak in new socket class
  • Fix locking error if cancelling an operation waiting for a lock held by a different engine
  • MSW: In rare cases, initial read event was not triggered on transfer sockets
  • Add missing icon in LonE theme

3.1.0 (2008-07-23)

New features:

  • Right-clicking filter button in toolbar toggles filters

Bugfixes and minor changes:

  • Fix oddities in visual formatting of IPv6 addresses
  • MSW: Enable IPv6 support on SFTP connections
  • Connecting using an IPv6 address did not work on SFTP
  • Editing remote files did not pick up local changes if timestamp preserving was enabled

3.1.0-rc2 (2008-07-19)

New features:

  • Enable SOCKS5 and HTTP/1.1 proxy support for SFTP connections

Bugfixes and minor changes:

  • Fix sorting remote file list by owner/group
  • *nix: Install FileZilla application icons according to the freedesktop.org Icon Theme Specification
  • *nix: Use the system's tinyxml library if available

3.1.0-rc1 (2008-07-17)

New features:

  • SOCKS5 and HTTP/1.1 proxy support
  • The "Open" item in local directory listing context menu will open the system's file browser if a directory is selected
  • New iconset: LonE
  • 2 new file exists actions

3.1.0-beta2 (2008-07-13)

Bugfixes and minor changes:

  • Filecount in statusbar no longer count upwards if deleting files
  • MSW: Call WSAStartup, fixes WSANOTINITIALISED problem
  • MSW: Use closesocket(fd) instead of close(fd), the latter caused uploads to hang at the end
  • MSW: Fix socket hang after changing event handler. Use a better way to resend events

3.1.0-beta1 (2008-07-10)

New features:

  • IPv6 support
  • Add option to reopen file if trying to edit a file already being edited

Bugfixes and minor changes:

  • Fix SFTP file descriptor leak on some transfer failures
  • Fix crash if remote directory gets cleared between opening context menu and selecting view/edit item

3.0.11.1 (2008-07-05)

Bugfixes and minor changes:

  • Show number of filtered files in status bars if directory appears empty
  • Support for international domain names was accidentally commented out
  • Add missing path separator in remote filename on file exists dialog
  • Fix shrinking panes if using widescreen or blackboard styles
  • MSW: If showing file changed notification dialog after editing a file, program could become unresponsive in some cases
  • MSW: Fix visual problems with right-to-left languages introduced with the flicker corrections in 3.0.11
  • MSW: Main component can no longer be unselected in the installer

3.0.11 (2008-06-15)

Bugfixes and minor changes:

  • MSW: Reduce flicker if resizing main window
  • Improve compatibility with Cygwin's SSH server. Use Site Manager to select server type
  • Correct position of queue size in statusbar

3.0.11-rc1 (2008-06-09)

New features:

  • File list status bars showing number of (selected) files and directories along with total filesize
  • MSW: Installer improvements. The installer now remembers the installation options.
  • The update wizard now shows a list of changes in the new version

Bugfixes and minor changes:

  • Fix sorting issues of file lists
  • Reduce CPU load if deleting or uploading many files
  • MSW: Prefix search in file lists did not work with all characters
  • OS X: SFTP didn't work if full bundle path contained spaces
  • OS X: Fix odd dialog sizes

3.0.10 (2008-05-20)

Bugfixes and minor changes:

  • Precompiled binaries available from filezilla-project.org now link against GnuTLS 2.2.5 due to security vulnerabilities in previous GnuTLS versions, see http://www.gnu.org/software/gnutls/security.html

3.0.10-rc2 (2008-05-15)

Bugfixes and minor changes:

  • MSW: Performance improvements. Windows is inherently flawed since it does not cache directory contents.

3.0.10-rc1 (2008-05-14)

New features:

  • Commandline arguments, see manpage for details
  • Columns in file lists can be reordered or hidden by right-clicking the column header
  • Added some useful links to help menu

Bugfixes and minor changes:

  • Don't send redundant MKD commands to server if multiple transfers want to create the same directory multiple times
  • Fix sizing problems with some interface layouts

3.0.9.3 (2008-05-06)

New features:

  • Fix rare race condition in IO thread leading to data loss. Was possible to lose up to 3*65536 bytes at the beginning of a download.

Bugfixes and minor changes:

  • *NIX: Renaming local files did not change local filelist
  • OS X: Deleting non-empty local directories did not work in all cases
  • MSW: Program could become unresponsive if update available dialog appears while a menu was opened
  • MSW: Update wizard should use correct download location on Vista to save installation files
  • Fix possible duplication of queue items on shutdown
  • Cap input length of speedlimit edit controls
  • Fix crash if getting disconnected while remote directory creating dialog was open
  • Quickconnect bar did not handle URLs with trailing paths
  • Update menu and toolbar state after clearing private data
  • NIX: Filetype column was empty on some filetypes

3.0.9.2 (2008-04-18)

Bugfixes and minor changes:

  • Fix rare crash if closing FileZilla
  • *nix: Fix problems with drag&drop operation starting from local directory tree- Filetype display and ascii/binary detection did not work on VMS servers
  • Requeue did not work properly for edited files
  • Fix state of comparison button if comparison could not be started
  • Fix crash if changing filters while comparison mode is active
  • Fix ghost item appearing if applying filters after exiting comparison mode
  • Compatibility fix with broken servers sending PWD reply with single quotation marks
  • *nix: Display drop highlight in file lists

3.0.9.1 (2008-04-07)

Bugfixes and minor changes:

  • Reset keyboard search prefix in file lists on directory and selection changes

3.0.9-rc1 (2008-03-31)

New features:

  • Automatic resume on some types of transfer failures
  • Improve main statusbar
  • Icon to display selected transfer mode on FTP connections
  • Icon to show current certificate and cipher on FTP(E)S connections
  • Icon to show key exchange and encryption algorithms on SFTP connections
  • Remember last selected item in Site Manager
  • Various improvements to main menu

Bugfixes and minor changes:

  • New menu and toolbar state update system to reduce CPU usage and increase responsiveness
  • Fix refresh problem with local directory tree
  • Fix unreadable text with some color schemes
  • Submit operating system version on update availability check
  • Fix connection problems with some SFTP servers introduced in 3.0.8
  • *nix: Fix message catalog install directory

3.0.8.1 (2008-03-17)

Bugfixes and minor changes:

  • Fix infinite loop in local directory tree

3.0.8 (2008-03-13)

Bugfixes and minor changes:

  • *nix: No longer follows symbolic links if deleting local directories
  • Fix crash if dropping a file on a fill item in directory comparison mode
  • Handle DEL key in queue and local directory tree
  • Handle F2 key in local directory tree

3.0.8-rc1 (2008-03-07)

New features:

  • Add interface for SFTP public key authentication
  • Add option to bypass proxy settings to sitemanager and quickconnect bar
  • Automatic timezone detection for SFTP listings
  • Preserving file timestamp on SFTP transfers
  • If using Site Manager, display site name in window title during connection

Bugfixes and minor changes:

  • Tell user in message log to use interactive logon type if SFTP server sends multiple prompts
  • Fix performance issue with local file listings, most noticeable if browsing network shares
  • Reduce initial window size on very small display resolutions like 800x600 or below

3.0.7.1 (2008-02-19)

Bugfixes and minor changes:

  • Fix connections timing out shortly after sending keep alive command
  • Update remote file list if renaming files
  • *nix: Fix tab key in Site Manager not working

3.0.7 (2008-02-14)

Bugfixes and minor changes:

  • Timeouts were not working at all on FTP connections since 3.0.4-rc1
  • OS X: Application bundle can now be renamed

3.0.7-rc1 (2008-02-10)

New features:

  • Ability to select different toolbar icon sizes if theme supports it
  • Local listings can be filtered by file attributes (Windows) or permissions (other)
  • Option to enable timestamps in message log

Bugfixes and minor changes:

  • Transfer queue pane did not remember its size correctly
  • Fix infinite loop if dragging root node in Site Manager
  • *nix: Fix segault if copying directory listing filters
  • Keyboard navigation in file lists fixed
  • MSW: Ctrl + Space not working
  • *nix: Ctrl + A not selecting all files
  • OS X: File changed notification can no longer get stuck behind main window
  • Disable download in remote context menu if local directory is not writable
  • Prevent opening multiple confirmation dialogs if closing FileZilla
  • Speed up loading time of the more complex dialogs
  • Fix cache problem if renaming files
  • If preserving file timestamps, use MDTM command if downloading files where the directory listing does not have enough precision

3.0.6 (2008-01-30)

Bugfixes and minor changes:

  • If deleting or renaming a directory in SFTP, invalidate current working directories
  • Allow downloading of files starting with a dash using SFTP
  • MSW: /S installer argument works again
  • Improve queue on broken servers with a connection limit

3.0.6-rc1 (2008-01-24)

New features:

  • Site Manager improvements:
  • Remember dialog size
  • Site Manager will remember which folders are expanded or collapsed
  • Sites can be moved and copied using Drag & Drop
  • F2 key can be used to rename sites in Site Manager
  • Add context menu for local directory tree
  • *nix: Basic man pages

Bugfixes and minor changes:

  • Do not allow empty names for filters and filter sets
  • custom file associations did not work if system associations were inherited
  • MSW: Fix Reboot/shutdown queue completion actions

3.0.5.2 (2008-01-12)

Bugfixes and minor changes:

  • Fix local tree refresh causing unwanted directory changes.
  • Fix crash in path cache
  • Fix update check
  • Remove error message if locales aren't installed or FileZilla has not been translated into the default system language

3.0.5.1 (2008-01-11)

Bugfixes and minor changes:

  • Fix crash if entering custom command

3.0.5 (2008-01-10)

Bugfixes and minor changes:

  • Fix freeze if deleting remote directories
  • Compatibility with HP NonStop servers
  • MSW: Uninstaller did not remove defaultfilters.xml
  • Improve visual feedback for some drag&drop operations
  • Fix sort order in sitemanager dropdown menu
  • Fix size of file changed dialog
  • "Apply to current queue only" in file exists dialog did not work properly
  • Cached directory listings expire after 30 minutes

3.0.5-rc1 (2007-12-31)

New features:

  • Directory listing comparison
  • Ability to open and edit local files
  • Add option to use default system language. Note: Language selection will be reset to default if updating to this version.
  • New artwork for send and recv indicators

Bugfixes and minor changes:

  • Fix crash with keepalive timer
  • *nix: Use proper locale initialization, happened too late in FZ's startup sequence in previous versions.
  • Fix issue with proxies in combination with nonstandard ports
  • Fix timezone offset detection if user has specified a custom offset
  • MSW: Cancel remote renaming of files if listing changes
  • Fix prefix search in file listings not working with all keys
  • Internal engine state could get confused on failed transfers
  • Fix visual refresh problem in queue
  • Fix several glitches with right-to-left languages
  • Write errors during downloads are now critical, as they usually require user interaction (e.g. disk full)
  • Calculate proper filesize on VMS servers
  • Remote directory tree did not display all known directories
  • Don't display error messages if some local directories are not accessible during auto-completion in local view header or if if they are parent of an accessible directory in the local tree view.

3.0.4 (2007-11-26)

Bugfixes and minor changes:

  • Linux: Fix empty challenge text if using interactive login

3.0.4-rc1 (2007-11-20)

New features:

  • Implement FTP Proxy support. Note that using a properly configured NAT router is recommended instead.
  • Implement FTP keep alive for those connecting to improperly configured servers

Bugfixes and minor changes:

  • Fix crashes if deleting files in directories with more than 200 entries
  • Compatility improvements with VMS and z/VM servers
  • Now requires GnuTLS 2.0.4 which fixes a problem with servers using compression.
  • Changing list of ASCII files or increasing number of concurrent transfers had no effect until restart of FileZilla

3.0.3 (2007-11-06)

New features:

  • Install some default filters if filters.xml missing in user's settings directory

Bugfixes and minor changes:

  • OS X: Fix remote file viewing/editing
  • Additional fixes for SFTP servers with nonstandard filename encodings

3.0.3-rc1 (2007-10-31)

New features:

  • Automatic server timezone detection. Custom offset in the Site Manager may need to be adjusted. FTP only.
  • Option to preserve file timestamps on downloads (all protocols)
  • Option to preserve file timestamps on uploads on FTP servers supporting the MFMT command
  • Add transfer type (ascii/binary/auto) selection to transfer menu

Bugfixes and minor changes:

  • Shorten very long filenames on file exists dialog
  • Attempt at working around broken routers and firewalls disconnecting the control connection of the transfer session on transfers
  • Deleting directories containing lots of files should be faster now
  • Disallow settings/site import from files located in the settings storage directory
  • Fix nullpointer dereference on non-UTF8 enabled SFTP servers
  • *nix: Fix button height inconsistencies on dialogs with certain artwork (e.g. Ubuntu 7.10)

3.0.2.1 (2007-10-17)

Bugfixes and minor changes:

  • Fix issue with message log not working properly

3.0.2 (2007-10-17)

New features:

  • MSW: Added /user=all and /user=current options to installer
  • Experimental support for z/VM servers

Bugfixes and minor changes:

  • Fix typo in option handling code. Due to this, settings for date/time formatting have been reset.
  • Fix performance problem if FileZilla gets started with message log hidden
  • Work around possible race conditions in SFTP input thread leading to crashes
  • MSW: Fix issue with installer where reboot after uninstalling previous version disrupted installation. Fix will only work if uninstalling 3.0.2 or greater.
  • OS X: Use new icon

3.0.2-rc1 (2007-10-10)

New features:

  • Remote file viewing / editing
  • Display current server in window title

Bugfixes and minor changes:

  • Don't remember incorrect password on SFTP connections with ASK logontype
  • MSW: Fix drag&drop to explorer in case of case-mismatch between requested and reported path.
  • *nix: Fix Makefiles so SFTP properly supports files > 2GB
  • Ascii filetype setting for extensionless files and dotfiles had negated effect
  • Fix error message if using multiple running instances save the settings at the same time
  • Fix parsing of very new files in directory listings if server is in a timezone ahead of the client
  • Fix range of timezone offset setting
  • Fix problems with remote path combobox if reconnecting after a disconnect
  • Display confirmation dialog if deleting file from remote directory tree context menu
  • Refresh remote directory listing after refreshing a single file
  • On very first startup, center FileZilla on screen

3.0.1 (2007-09-19)

Bugfixes and minor changes:

  • Fix parsing of settings or site XML data containing double, leading or trailing whitespace.
  • MSW: Work around flaw in the combo box implementation used by the view headers

3.0.1-rc1 (2007-09-15)

New features:

  • Settings to configure size, date and time formatting
  • Message log and queue visibility will be remembered
  • Custom action to perform after queue completion
  • Add some confirmation dialogs

Bugfixes and minor changes:

  • MSW: Fix file truncation if using speed limits
  • MSW: Fix slow startup on systems with floppy drives, disconnected network drivers and so on triggered by design flaw in Windows.
  • Fix misplaced settings dialog
  • Fix problems with remembering pane size
  • Properly refresh local directory if downloading into newly created subdirectories
  • Fix issues with language set to Japanese

3.0.0 (2007-09-08)

New features:

  • New application icon

Bugfixes and minor changes:

  • Fix support for servers sending directory listing in yet another exotic format
  • Fix prefix search in list controls on wxGTK
  • Work around problem with wxSpinCtrl in site manager on wxGTK
  • Fix assertion on wxGTK if listing extensionless files

3.0.0-rc3 (2007-08-31)

Fixed vulnerabilities:

  • Fix buffer overflow if directory lisiting filters were enabled, causing FileZilla to crash.

New features:

  • Backspace key can be used to goes to parent directory in file lists

Bugfixes and minor changes:

  • Fix file selection by entering filename prefix
  • Restore correct window size if FileZilla gets closed while minimized
  • Disable "Create directory" entry in remote filelist context menu while disconnected
  • Improve compatibility with SFTP servers using exotic listing formats
  • MSW: Fix locales not working
  • *nix: Fix queue scrolling

3.0.0-rc2 (2007-08-25)

New features:

  • Remember Window size and position
  • Remember sort column and order of file lists
  • Additional icon set by Brian Lukis
  • Added .desktop file on *nix systems
  • If server is crippled and doesn't allow more than one connection (based on Sitemanager preference), primary browsing connection can be used by the transfer queue

Bugfixes and minor changes:

  • Fix SSL transfers hanging if using speed limits
  • Compile fixes and compatibility improvements for various platforms
  • The usual assortment of small bugfixes, see changelog for details

3.0.0-rc1 (2007-08-11)

Fixed vulnerabilities:

  • Fix remotely triggered memory corruption if connection gets terminated during TLS handshake.

New features:

  • MSW: Add choice between "All Users" and "Current User" to installer
  • MSW: Add Desktop and My Documents links to directory tree
  • MSW: Ability to list shares on Network computers
  • Column widths in all list views will be saved
  • Refresh local file list after a successful file transfer
  • Add context menu to remote directory tree
  • Make Site Manager resizable

Bugfixes and minor changes:

  • Don't leave empty files behind on failed downloads
  • Fix retry and cache logic if transfer command fails with 5yz reply
  • Limit number of simultaneous connections did not work properly
  • Refresh listing after chmod
  • Fix upload of empty files over TLS connections

Beta11 (2007-07-20)

New features:

  • Improved queue
  • Import and export dialogs including import of Sitemanager data from legacy FZ 2.x
  • Tab key can be used to switch between panes
  • F6 toggles between quickconnect bar and local/remote path edit fields
  • Location of settings directory can be specified in fzdefaults.xml

Bugfixes and minor changes:

  • Engine state could get mixed up if transfers failed
  • Transfer of empty files could incorrectly time out
  • Fix directory cache coherency if removing/renaming directories
  • Work around lack of thread-safety in wxWidgets causing random misbehaviour
  • Properly disconnect idle transfer engines after 30 seconds
  • Update selections if changing sort order of file lists
  • Various minor fixes

Beta10 (2007-06-03)

New features:

  • Fix bug that made Beta 9 unusable

Beta9 (2007-06-01)

New features:

  • Add "View hidden files" option to server menu
  • Add dialog to clear private data
  • Performance improvements of message log
  • Avoid sending unnecessary TYPE commands

Bugfixes and minor changes:

  • Updated TinyXML component, fixes problems with filenames containing ampersands or other special XML entities.
  • MSW: Fix deadlock in sftp component
  • Don't retry connecting if user cancels new/changed hostkey notification

Beta8 (2007-05-09)

Fixed vulnerabilities:

  • Fix data corruption on FTPS uploads

New features:

  • Implement speed limits
  • Last used local directory will be remembered
  • New option for the sorting of the filelists. Directories can be kept on top or sorted inline.
  • MSW: Display warning if detecting a system with a networking bug confirmed by Microsoft
  • Right-clicking the Sitemanager button in the toolbar displays a popup menu with the sites for quick access. On Windows, a dropdown arrow got added.

Bugfixes and minor changes:

  • Directorylisting-parser fixes, including support for Microware OS-9
  • MSW: Small SFTP transfer speed improvement
  • *nix: Autocompletion did not work properly on GTK based systems
  • MSW: Uninstalling FileZilla should no longer leave registry keys behind
  • lots of small bugfixes

Beta7 (2007-03-27)

New features:

  • New optionspage to change layout of file and directory panes
  • Loading of predefined Sitemanager entries from fzdefaults.xml
  • UTF-8 support for SFTP, merged in upstream changes from PuTTY.

Bugfixes and minor changes:

  • Ascii file FTP transfers should now work properly on non-Windows systems
  • Fix SFTP transfers of filenames containing the following characters: [ ] \ * ?
  • lots of small bugfixes and performance improvements

Beta6 (2007-02-19)

New features:

  • Vastly improved drag and drop support, including
  • MSW: Shell extension to allow dragging of files from FileZilla into Explorer
  • CTRL+A will select all files in currently focused file list
  • Display warning if trying to connect to SFTP server using FTP protocol

Bugfixes and minor changes:

  • Fix timing issue in socket event handling, fixes transfers not starting on some systems
  • Cosmetic fixes under non-Windows platforms.

Beta5 (2007-01-11)

Fixed vulnerabilities:

  • Fix format string vulnerabilities

New features:

  • Partial drag and drop support.

Bugfixes and minor changes:

  • Lots of small bugfixes

Beta4 (2006-12-14)

Bugfixes and minor changes:

  • Fix bug that made Beta 3 unusable

Beta3 (2006-12-13)

Bugfixes and minor changes:

  • FTP over TLS/SSL support
  • Major performance improvements
  • Automatic connection attempt retries
  • Improved compatibility with legacy systems and other exotic servers
  • Lots of small bugfixes

Beta2 (2006-10-15)

Bugfixes and minor changes:

  • Fix timeouts
  • "Update available" notification did not go away after updating
  • Upload progress for SFTP transfers did advance too fast
  • Filters did not apply properly
  • UNC paths can now be browsed locally
  • Directory listings can now be sorted by timestamp and permissions

Beta1 (2006-10-05)

Bugfixes and minor changes:

  • First beta

Changes since old 2.x branch

FileZilla 3 is a complete rewrite with the following new features since 2.x:

  • Cross platform
  • Directory listing filters
  • Automatic updates
  • Improved multi-language suppot
  • Right-to-Left language support
  • Network configuration wizard