updated 09:15 pm EST, Tue January 29, 2008
Ortabe has released NetFinder 3.0, a significant update to the company's file management and automation tool for remote servers and local files. The software supports renaming, copying, moving, deleting, duplicating, creating new files and folders, labeling, commenting, undoing actions and much much more.The types of servers/protocols NetFinder supports for remote file management include: ftp, ftps, ftpsi, sftp, webdav, http and file (local file management). This means you can also connect to your Apple iDisk account. Additionally, NetFinder also integrates Automation Components (using Apple Automator.app).
Some of the key new features include: the ability to label and add comments (like the Finder) to any file or folder on remote servers; undo accidental actions like moving, renaming and duplicating; ability to visually filter hierarchical file listings; ability to create dynamic self contained filterable mirror reports; ability to transfer files and folders from any server to any other server by dragging and dropping from one window to another.
NetFinder 3 requires Mac OS X 10.4 or later. The tool is priced at $35. Discount upgrade pricing is available for registered users of NetFinder 2.x and 1.x. Additionally, user who purchased NetFinder 2 on or after 1st December 2007 qualify for a free upgrade to NetFinder 3.