Fetch 5.7.2 (OS X)
Fetch Softwork's Fetch is the supported and recommended FTP client for Macintosh file transfers. Fetch has a graphical interface for FTP that lets you log onto any host running an FTP server to download software. Fetch can be used for authenticated or anonymous FTP, supports Kerberized FTP and SFTP, and comes configured with a list of FTP sites of interest to Macintosh users.
OS X Mountain Lion
Fetch 5.7.2 functions correctly in OS X Mountain Lion.
Fetch is licensed free of charge to users affiliated with educational institutions. Fetch is available for download using your PennKey and password.
Click on the download link below. The file will automatically unzip and place an installer on the desktop. Double-click the installer icon and follow the on-screen instructions accepting the defaults. After you finish, you can delete the installation file(s) from the desktop.
The current Fetch 5.7.2 installer includes updated preferences for using SFTP with origin.www.upenn.edu, but does not install these preferences over a previous Fetch installation. Instructions on how to configure Fetch to use SFTP on origin.www.upenn.edu are here.
Primary computing support is usually located in the schools, units, and residences, close to the faculty, staff, and students being served. Contact lists are available for:
To look up your local support provider, select your University affiliation above. You also may call First Call at 215-573-4778 to request a referral if you are not sure who to contact.
Information Systems and Computing
University of Pennsylvania
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