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Changes for v3.28.0 - v3.29.0

  • Fix activity indicators not working after the update check has been run



Changes for v3.28.0 RC 1 - v3.28.0

  • New features:
  • *nix: Official Linux binaries are now built for Debian 9 (Stretch)
  • Bugfixes and minor changes:
  • Do not disable password saving settings if fzdefaults.xml contains a kiosk mode setting of 0.



Changes for v3.27.1 - v3.28.0 RC 1

  • New features:
  • Add "Close once" as queue completion action
  • Bugfixes and minor changes:
  • Fixed crash if FileZilla is forced to close, e.g. when the system is shutting down, while there are open dialogs
  • If the transfer queue asks for a password and the password dialog is canceled the queue processing is now stopped
  • OS X, *nix: Improve detection of invalid character encodings in local filenames
  • Fix potential crash expanding directory tree items while changing selections



Changes for v3.27.0.1 - v3.27.1

  • Fixed vulnerabilities:
  • Change client identification string if connecting with SFTP due to OpenSSH disregarding the supported ciphers announced by the client, resulting in less secure algorithms being chosen by OpenSSH.
  • Bugfixes and minor changes:
  • MSW: Improve handling of NTFS reparse points
  • MSW: If running the installer with /S, previous versions where not uninstalled prior to the new version being installed
  • MSW: The installer can be run with /quiet for a semi-silent installation
  • OS X, *nix: Potential fix for a rare crash if changing local directories while the local directory list is being updated and vice versa.



Changes for v3.26.2 - v3.27.0.1

  • Bugfixes and minor changes:
  • MSW: Add misssing file to .zip binary package
  • MSW: Fix toolchain issues breaking the shell extension
  • SFTP components have been updated and are now based on PuTTY 0.70



Changes for v3.26.1 - v3.26.2

  • Fixed crash if using master passwords and decrypting very long passwords



Changes for v3.26.0 - v3.26.1

  • Bugfixes and minor changes:
  • Fixed crash if changing password settings and the Site Manager contains subdirectories
  • *nix: Fixed saving of sites having more than one site-specific bookmark



Changes for v3.25.2 - v3.26.0

  • When changing or removing the master password, update protected credentials of server items in the transfer queue
  • Fix display of remember checkbox when showing the password entry dialog for sites that have no username set and are using the "Ask" logon type
  • Some icons were missing in the Windows .zip binary archive



Changes for v3.25.0 - v3.25.2

  • Bugfixes and minor changes:
  • SFTP components have been updated and are now based on PuTTY 0.69
  • Fixed potential stall during the final listing operation when finishing a queue which contained uploads



Changes for v3.24.1 - v3.25.0

  • New features:
  • OS X: The minimum required OS X version is now 10.9
  • Bugfixes and minor changes:
  • OS X: Disable App Nap during transfers and other operations
  • OS X: Downloaded updates are now stored in the Downloads directory
  • OS X: Fix initial toolbar state on startup if it was hidden when FileZilla was last closed
  • Fix reconnect delay logic which broke in 3.25.0-beta1
  • Fix piecewise creation of remote paths using FTP which broke in 3.25.0-beta1



Changes for v3.24.0 - v3.24.1

  • Bugfixes and minor changes:
  • Fixed rendering icons in the remote directory tree when DPI scaling is enabled on Windows Vista and some Windows 7 machines
  • SFTP components have been updated and are now based on PuTTY 0.68
  • Updated builtin pugixml to version 1.8



Changes for v3.23.0.2 - v3.24.0

  • Bugfixes and minor changes:
  • Fixed a possible crash if sending FTP commands fails during a directory listing operation
  • *nix: Fixed a scrolling issue in the message log if wxWidgets is built against GTK3



Changes for v3.22.2.2 - v3.23.0.2

  • Key file paths entered in the Site Manager are now saved to corresponding server entries in the transfer queue
  • MSW: Work around a bug in wxWidgets causing bad icons in the remote directory tree due to wxImageList::GetBitmap errorneously stripping the alpha channel from images
  • Allow relative paths and environment variables in the "Cache directory" setting.



Changes for v3.22.0 - v3.22.1

  • OS X: Work around a nasty bug in XCode where programs explicitly compiled for older versions of OS X were silently pulling in features exclusive to the new version, resulting in crashes at runtime
  • Fixed a potential crash when using SFTP



Changes for v3.20.1 - v3.21.0

  • Fixed vulnerabilities:
  • Fixed a string format vulnerability introduced in 3.20.0-rc1 when listing directories using SFTP
  • New features:
  • SFTP: Added support for AES-GCM ciphers as implemented in OpenSSH
  • OS X: Ctrl+Tab and Ctrl+Shift+Tab can now be used to switch forward and backward between opened tabs
  • Bugfixes and minor changes:
  • Reduced time between TCP keepalive packets to 15 minutes on supporting platforms
  • Fixed saving of directory listing filters with an attribute condition



Changes for v3.20.0 - v3.20.1

  • Bugfixes and minor changes:
  • Fixed rename file exists action on downloads
  • Fixed possible crash if disabling log abbreviation
  • Official binaries now link against a patched version of GnuTLS so that a better error message can be printed on broken servers that send malformed certificate chains



Changes for v3.18.0 - v3.19.0

  • New features:
  • Building FileZilla now depends on libfilezilla >= 0.5.3 (https://lib.filezilla-project.org/).
  • Bugfixes and minor changes:
  • Fixed context menu in search dialog if not connected to server
  • OS X, *nix: Fix displayed text in file list status bar if selecting a single item in the file list out of multiple already selected items



Changes for v3.15.0.2 - v3.16.0

  • Bugfixes and minor changes:
  • Small fix for remembering queue completion actions
  • 2016-02-22 - FileZilla Client 3.16.0-rc1 released
  • New features:
  • Make notification bubble on queue completion configurable though the queue's context menu
  • Selected queue completion action is now remembered, excluding the system shutdown/sleep actions.
  • Added new servertype to the Site Manager for servers using MS-DOS style paths with forward slashes as separators
  • Building FileZilla now depends on libfilezilla >= 0.4.0 (https://lib.filezilla-project.org/).
  • Bugfixes and minor changes:
  • Fixes for network configuration wizard leading to incorrect test result
  • MSW: Installer now removes leftover files from improperly uninstalled previous versions



Changes for v3.15.0.1 - v3.15.0.2

  • MSW: Binaries are now also signed using a SHA256 signature and certificate.
  • OS X: Move location of COPYING file containing the GPL to a different location in the bundle. On some systems OS X cannot verify the bundle with the file at the old location
  • Restore focused item if changing directory listing sort order
  • Fix restoring the column widths of the failed transfers tab in the queue when starting FileZilla
  • MSW: Double-clicking a divider between a list header in the queue now adjust the sizes in the other tabs just as dragging the width would



Changes for v3.15.0 - v3.15.0.1

  • Fix for search dialog not displaying the results from the last visited directory of a search



Changes for v3.14.0 - v3.15.0

  • MSW: Display notification bubble if FileZilla isn't in the forgeground and all active transfers have finished.



Changes for v3.14.0 - v3.14.1

  • New features:
  • For third-party builds, add configure flag to allow using system ciphers for FTP over TLS. Display a warning if an insecure cipher is negotiated as result of using system ciphers.
  • Bugfixes and minor changes:
  • Fixed loading of the directory comparison flag for bookmakrs in the Site Manager
  • Changing the interface layout and icon theme no longer results in an inconsistent UI state
  • Some SFTP servers send additional information on errors. This information is now shown in the message log
  • If the local file cannot be opened on SFTP transfers FileZilla no longer automatically retries
  • Updated SFTP components from PuTTY



Changes for v3.14.0 RC2 - v3.14.0

  • When connecting using SFTP, show an error message instead of silently failing when encountering an insecure cipher



Changes for v3.14.0 RC1 - v3.14.0 RC2

  • Removing selected queue items is now faster
  • Reduced memory usage of queue
  • When connecting to hostnames with multiple IPs, reset timeout if trying the next address



Changes for v3.13.0 - v3.13.1

  • Bugfixes and minor changes:
  • Fix SFTP component crashing on some combinations of encryption and key exchange algorithm
  • Fixed Ctrl+Shift+I shortcut to toggle filters
  • OS X: Fixed Ctrl+, shortcut to open settings dialog
  • Optimizations to reduce memory footprint
  • Build system fixes



Changes for v3.11.0.2 - v3.13.0

  • New features:
  • Display home directory instead of root directory if the last used directory does not exist
  • Larger initial size of main window if there is no stored size
  • Slightly increased size of page selection box in settings dialog
  • Bugfixes and minor changes:
  • Fix assertion in directory listing parser
  • Fix drag&drop of remote files which broke in 3.13.0-rc1



Changes for v3.11.0.1 - v3.11.0.2

  • Fixed a potential crash if a connection gets remotely closed in the same moment a new connection is to be opened
  • Improved compatibility with servers sending pre-epoch timestamps
  • Fixed pt_BR translation



Changes for v3.11.0 - v3.11.0.1

  • Reject Diffie-Hellman Groups smaller than 1024 bits when using FTP over TLS to protect against the Logjam attack



Changes for v3.11.0 RC 1 - v3.11.0

  • Ensure the title bar is at least partially inside the screen boundary when restoring a saved window position
  • Fixed crash if opening a wrapped dialog without having restarted FileZilla after having change language to Chinese or Japanese



Changes for v3.10.3 - v3.11.0 RC 1

  • New features:
  • Implemented new date/time handling to solve issues with DST conversion
  • *nix: Official Linux binaries are now built for Debian Jessie
  • In passive mode transfer, the source IP of the data connection is now bound to the same source IP as the control connection
  • Bugfixes and minor changes:
  • Requeueing of folder items no longer prints an error message
  • Fix disabling of timeouts
  • MSW: Fix the returned error level of the installer
  • Fix a crash if disconnecting during transfers
  • Official binaries now link against GnuTLS to 3.4.1
  • Official binaries now link against SQLite to 3.8.10.1



Changes for v3.10.3 RC 1 - v3.10.3

  • Bugfixes and minor changes:
  • Fixed crash if changing number of simultaneous transfers while transferring files
  • Fixed local filelist statusbar regression introduced in 3.10.3-beta2



Changes for v3.10.3 Beta 2 - v3.10.3 RC 1

  • Bugfixes and minor changes:
  • If saving passwords is disabled, don't ask for the password again after connecting via the quickconnect bar and then starting a download via drag&drop.
  • Small performance improvements



Changes for v3.10.3 Beta 1 - v3.10.3 Beta 2

  • Bugfixes and minor changes:
  • Minimum timeout value is now 10 seconds, up from 5 seconds to prevent timeouts uploading to servers with slow storage
  • Fixed an assert with invalid file sizes
  • Small performance improvements



Changes for v3.10.2 - v3.10.3 Beta 1

  • New features:
  • FileZilla is now also available as 64bit Windows program. Users of 32bit FileZilla on 64bit Windows will get automatically migrated using the auto-updater
  • Added option to enable SFTP compression



Changes for v3.10.2 RC 2 - v3.10.2

  • Bugfixes and minor changes:
  • When finding the local name of a remote file to be edited, use case-insensitive comparison
  • Updated SFTP components from PuTTY
  • MSW: Cleaned up runtime dependencies
  • Fix crash introduced in rc2 when there is no password element for a saved item



Changes for v3.10.2 RC 1 - v3.10.2 RC 2

  • New features:
  • OS X binaries are now 64bit
  • MSW: The installer configures Windows Error Reporting to save minidumps in %LOCALAPPDATA%\CrashDumps if filezilla.exe crashes
  • The updater now submits CPU capabilities when checking for updates. In a future version support for CPUs without SSE2 support will be dropped
  • In the XMl files, passwords are now base64 encoded
  • Bugfixes and minor changes:
  • Fix HTTP proxy handshake if no proxy username is set
  • Fix state of filter toolbar button if dismissing filter dialog
  • At the end of transfers errors writing all downloaded data to disk were not always detected



Changes for v3.10.1.1 - v3.10.2 RC 1

  • New features:
  • When reopening files already being edited, preselect the previously used selection
  • The suject area in the certificate verification can now be scrolled if the certificate contains many alternative names
  • Many performance improvements
  • Bugfixes and minor changes:
  • Fixed display of total transfer size in message log for SFTP transfers
  • MSW: Fixed sorting of sites in Site Manager
  • MSW: Fix initial focus after starting FileZilla to be in the quickconnect bar again
  • Fixed bug in GnuTLS where the AES-NI instruction set wasn't always used when available
  • Refresh directory trees if sort mode changes
  • Fix potential crash if disconnecting during ongoing transfers
  • Fix updating the transfer progress bar When uploading files via SFTP with a low speed limit set



Changes for v3.10.1 - v3.10.1.1

  • Fix editing of files with the same name in different directories



Changes for v3.10.1 RC 1 - v3.10.1

  • Bugfixes and minor changes:
  • Don't override proxy settings if loading an implicit session from PuTTY
  • Silently delete junk files left behind by some editors in the temporary directory



Changes for v3.10.0.2 - v3.10.1 RC 1

  • New features:
  • Fixed wording of some error messages when using FTP over TLS
  • Display subject alternative names in certificate verification dialog
  • If re-editing multiple files already being edited, add a checkbox to apply action to all selected file
  • Bugfixes and minor changes:
  • Editing the same local file multiple times no longer results in an error message
  • Display SHA-256 fingerprints in certificate verification dialog, no longer display MD5 fingerprints.
  • Disable insecure RC4 algorithm in FTP over TLS
  • *nix: Fix assertion when opening the file exists dialog on some multi-display systems
  • Deleting items in the Site Manager now correctly upates the right-hand side of the dialog
  • Dragging items in the Site Manager no longer makes the default port appear in the port input box
  • OS X: Multi-line text edit controls no longer act like rich-text edit controls and no longer perform quote substitution



Changes for v3.10.0.1 - v3.10.0.2

  • Fix a crash if a keyfile has been configured for SFTP and this file has become missing or corrupted
  • *nix, OS X: Fix permissions on files uploaded via SFTP.



Changes for v3.10.0 - v3.10.0.1

  • Bugfixes and minor changes:
  • TLS handshakes no longer stall if the server sends ginormous packets during the handshake that do not fit into a single TLS record
  • Fix loading and saving the same queue item multiple times
  • Post-login commands now work with the protocol set to plain FTP
  • MSW: Allow uploading files that are locally opened for writing by another program
  • OS X: Fix layout issues in search dialog and filter conditions dialog



Changes for v3.10.0 RC 2 - v3.10.0

  • Fixed default file exists actions broken by rc1



Changes for v3.10.0 RC 1 - v3.10.0 RC 2

  • New features:
  • Added Welsh translation
  • Data type indicator in the status bar now reacts to left-clicks as well
  • Bugfixes and minor changes:
  • MSW: Fix crash when displaying the drive list



Changes for v3.10.0 Beta 3 - v3.10.0 RC 1

  • New features:
  • Reduced memory consumption of large queues
  • Preliminary support for Windows 10 technical preview
  • MSW: FileZilla running on a 64bit Windows can now use up to 4GiB of RAM, up from 2GiB
  • Bugfixes and minor changes:
  • Fixed memory leaks in SFTP component
  • Fixed fzsftp crashing on disconnect if using keyfiles
  • Various code cleanup and minor fixes



Changes for v3.10.0 Beta 2 - v3.10.0 Beta 3

  • New features:
  • The search dialog now has checkboxes to only search for files or directories
  • In the file lists, Ctrl+Shift+N can now be used to create new directories
  • Added an additional icon theme
  • Small performance improvements parsing large directory listings
  • Updated SFTP components from PuTTY
  • Bugfixes and minor changes:
  • Fixed applying file exists actions to files currently in the queue
  • Don't send the PBSZ and PROT commands to servers that have rejected AUTH TLS/SSL



Changes for v3.10.0 Beta 1 - v3.10.0 Beta 2

  • Bugfixes and minor changes:
  • Fixed uploads constantly timing out
  • Log abbreviation now works correctly when cancelling a pending connection retry
  • Fixed a timing issue in the updater. Users of 3.10.0-beta1 need to update manually.
  • Speed limits no longer reset when opening the settings dialog
  • Fix reporting of transfer progress
  • Theme preview in the settings dialog now properly displays non-standard theme sizes



Changes for v3.9.0.6 - v3.10.0 Beta 1

  • FTP over TLS is now used by default if the server supports it. Use of plain FTP can be enforced for a server in the Site Manager
  • Connection handling and transferring files has been moved into its own thread to improve GUI responsivenes
  • The message log now only shows abbreviated logs unless an error occurs
  • Added option to pre-allocate disk space when downloading files
  • Files editing can now be started from the search dialog
  • Directory trees and the Site Manager tree can now be drag-scrolled
  • *nix: FileZilla no longer depends on libidn if getaddrinfo supports AI_IDN



Changes for v3.9.0.4 - v3.9.0.5

  • Fix auto-updater not being able to download updates



Changes for v3.9.0.3 - v3.9.0.4

  • MSW: Fixed crash if starting file rename in an unusual way
  • OS X: Fixed a bug im wxWidgets so that a right-click after a left-click no longer counts as double-click
  • OS X: Fixed pasting of passwords into the "Enter password" dialog
  • OS X: Fixed context menu site manager tree not working
  • *nix, OS X: Fixed context menu of search dialog not working
  • Fixed loading of resources if FileZilla is installed in a directory containing the # character
  • Fixed support for SOCKS4 proxies
  • Attempt reading settings from temporary backup files if loading of settings files fails



Changes for v3.9.0.2 - v3.9.0.3

  • Bugfixes and minor changes:
  • Fix potential crash on connection failures
  • Fixed navigating through the different controls in FileZilla's main window using the Tab key
  • OS X: If FileZilla becomes the active program, the focus no longer jumps to the quickconnect bar
  • MSW: Improve compatibility with DFS network shares



Changes for v3.9.0.1 - v3.9.0.2

  • New features:
  • Handle setting files redirected using symbolic links
  • Bugfixes and minor changes:
  • MSW: Updated installer to fix an issue with re-registring the shell extension after a reboot on 32bit system if a another program keeps the extension locked
  • Closing FileZilla during a recursive operation no longer hangs
  • OS X: Manually handle CMD+V and CMD+A for password fields as Cocoa cannot seem to do it by itself
  • OS X: Manually handle CMD+X, CMD+C, CMD+V and CMD+A in the path combo boxes
  • OS X: Creating new tabs selects the newly created tab again
  • Detect some types TLS error conditions earlier instead of waiting for a timeout
  • Small performance imprvement for TLS handshakes
  • Do not show error message if "Create and enter" is used with synchronized browsing enabled



Changes for v3.9.0 - v3.9.0.1

  • Bugfixes and minor changes:
  • MSW: Fix installation issue with locked DLLs affecting users of 32bit Windows



Changes for v3.9.0 RC 3 - v3.9.0

  • New features:
  • Added Lao translation
  • Added an additional icon set
  • OS X: Holding modifier key while clicking Site Manager toolbar icon now shows the site dropdown menu
  • Bugfixes and minor changes:
  • MSW: Fix assertion when entering UNC paths
  • Fix button layout of editing dialogs
  • *nix, OS X: Small performance improvement recursing through local directories



Changes for v3.9.0 RC 2 - v3.9.0 RC 3

  • Bugfixes and minor changes:
  • OS X: Fix random crashes if adding text to the message log
  • Fixed drag&drop when dropping on local file list and directory tree
  • Fixed assertion when using format specified for date/time formatting
  • Fixed assertion when closing FileZilla in response to system shutdown
  • Various code cleanup



Changes for v3.9.0 RC 1 - v3.9.0 RC 2

  • New features:
  • Display a helpful message if login fails and either username or password starts or begins with a space.
  • Bugfixes and minor changes:
  • Small performance and memory consumption optimizations
  • Various code cleanup and modernization



Changes for v3.9.0 Beta 3 - v3.9.0 RC 1

  • New features:
  • Binaries are now being built with DEP and ASLR enabled where supported
  • Bugfixes and minor changes:
  • OS X: Fixed creating new tabs
  • OS X: Fixed assertion and crash when renaming files
  • Fixed assertion when sorting by modification time
  • Fixed toolbar button to hide remote directory tree



Changes for v3.9.0 Beta 2 - v3.9.0 Beta 3

  • OS X: Fixed rendering of the main window
  • MSW: Fixed support for right-to-left languages
  • Fixed several small layout problems



Changes for v3.9.0 Beta 1 - v3.9.0 Beta 2

  • Natural sort now also works with directory comparison
  • Toolbar state now updates if directory tree visibility is toggeled by enabling directory comparison
  • *nix: Fixed minimizing to tray not working
  • Fixed background of activity indicators
  • Several dialog layout fixes
  • Removed spurious error message when closing FileZilla



Changes for v3.8.1 - v3.9.0 Beta 1

  • Added natural sort to file name comparison and added option to select which algorithm to use
  • FileZilla now builds against wxWidgets 3.0 instead of wxWidgets 2.8



Changes for v3.8.1 RC 3 - v3.8.1

  • Fixed vulnerabilities:
  • Updated official binaries to use GnuTLS 3.2.15, addressing CVE-2014-3466
  • New features:
  • OS X: Partial support for retina displays
  • Bugfixes and minor changes:
  • Fixed several small memory leaks



Changes for v3.8.0 - v3.8.1 RC 3

  • Fixed bundling of .xrc resources in non-Windows binaries



Changes for v3.8.0 RC 1 - v3.8.0

  • 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



Changes for v3.8.0 Beta 2 - v3.8.0 RC 1

  • New features:
  • MSW: Added suspend as new queue completion action
  • Bugfixes and minor changes:
  • Minor fixes to new updater



Changes for v3.8.0 Beta 1 - v3.8.0 Beta 2

  • 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



Changes for v3.7.4.1 - v3.8.0 Beta 1

  • 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



Changes for v3.7.4 - v3.7.4.1

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



Changes for v3.7.3 - v3.7.4

  • 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.



Changes for v3.7.3 - v3.7.4 RC 1

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



Changes for v3.7.2 - v3.7.3

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



Changes for v3.7.1.1 - v3.7.2

  • 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



Changes for v3.7.1 - v3.7.1.1

  • Minor bump for installer changes



Changes for v3.7.1 RC 1 - v3.7.1

  • Updated translations



Changes for v3.7.0.1 - v3.7.1 RC 1

  • Add command-line option to specify initial local directory
  • Fix crash on OS X if connecting using FTP over TLS
  • Prevent file lists from jumping when they are not supposed to



Changes for v3.7.0 - v3.7.0.1

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



Changes for v3.7.0 RC 1 - v3.7.0

  • Fix typo



Changes for v3.6.0.2 - v3.7.0 RC 1



Changes for v3.5.3 - v3.6.0.2

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



Changes for v3.5.3 - v3.6.0 Beta 1

  • 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 now 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



Changes for v3.5.2 - v3.5.3

  • 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.



Changes for v3.5.2 RC 1 - v3.5.2

  • Bugfixes and minor changes:
  • Updated translations



Changes for v3.5.1 - v3.5.2 RC 1

  • 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



Changes for v3.5.1 RC 1 - v3.5.1

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



Changes for v3.5.0 - v3.5.1 RC 1

  • Add menu item to hide toolbar



Changes for v3.5.0 RC2 - v3.5.0

  • 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



Changes for v3.5.0 RC1 - v3.5.0 RC2

  • 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



Changes for v3.4.0 RC 1 - v3.5.0 RC1

  • 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



Changes for v3.4.0 Beta 1 - v3.4.0 RC 1

  • 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



Changes for v3.3.5.1 - v3.4.0 Beta 1

  • 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



Changes for v3.3.5 - v3.3.5.1

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



Changes for v3.3.5 RC 1 - v3.3.5

  • Bugfixes and minor changes:
  • Updated language files, otherwise identical with rc1



Changes for v3.3.4.1 - v3.3.5 RC 1

  • 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



Changes for v3.3.4 RC 2 - v3.3.4.1

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



Changes for v3.3.4 RC 1 - v3.3.4 RC 2

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



Changes for v3.3.3 - v3.3.4 RC 1

  • 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



Changes for v3.3.3 RC 1 - v3.3.3

  • 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



Changes for v3.3.2.1 - v3.3.3 RC 1

  • 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



Changes for v3.3.2 - v3.3.2.1

  • 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



Changes for v3.3.1 - v3.3.2

  • 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



Changes for v3.3.0.1 - v3.3.1

  • 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



Changes for v3.3.0 - v3.3.0.1

  • 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



Changes for v3.3.0 RC 1 - v3.3.0

  • Aborting a previous connection attempt by establishing a new connection in the same tab no longer renderes 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



Changes for v3.30 Beta 2 - v3.3.0 RC 1

  • 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



Changes for v3.2.8 - v3.30 Beta 2

  • 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



Changes for v3.2.8 RC 1 - v3.2.8

  • 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



Changes for v3.2.6.1 - v3.2.8 RC 1

  • New features:
  • 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



Changes for v3.2.2.1 - v3.2.3



Changes for v3.2.1 - v3.2.2

  • FileZilla updated
  • Updated installer
  • Launcher 2.x upgrade detection fixed



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