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Folx is a free application that combines two main functions - of a download manager and a torrent client for Mac OS X. To download with Folx one has to open the page with the file to be downloaded, click the link in a web browser and Folx will start the download. In case of an interrupted download Folx can automatically resume the process. Other convenience feature is assigning downloads with tags for accurate and easy search through the downloaded files.
Folx is also available as PRO version. It costs $19.95 and expands the functionality with splitting the downloads in up to 10 threads to speed up the download process; scheduling the download tasks to a specific time and date; smart speed adjustment option for proper traffic allocation; iTunes integration; searching the web for torrents directly from Folx; a password manager.
What's new in this version:
- 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).
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