Discuz!

Discuz!

Web site: discuz.net
Category: Network
Subcategory: Forums
Platform: ?
License: Proprietary
Interface: Web
Programing language: PHP
First release: March 2002
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Discuz! – a software for building an internet forum, written in PHP and developed by Comsenz Technology Co., Ltd. The application supports MySQL and PostgreSQL databases. This is the most popular internet forum application used in China.

Discuz! is free for personal use, a commercial license allows for paid usege which cost is around 3000 RMB. The software is officially available in Chinese. It was also officially developed in English, but development was interrupted for financial reasons. Unofficial English and other language versions are available on some web sites.

Discuz! was created and based on another internet application called “Asia XMB” (XMB forum) by Dai Zhikang as “Crossday Bulletin (CDB)” in March 2002. In October 15 it was renamed to “Discuz!”, and in February 2003 Comsenz Technology Co. Ltd. was founded.

A free and commercial version has been available since June 2003. Version 6.1.0 of the software depends on existing UCenter installation, which is an interface that connects all Comsenz products to a website. This is user management software, so information such as private messages can be used on all Comsenz products on the same page. Another innovation is integration of Chinese marketing service provider Insenz.

Comsenz was acquired by Tencent in August 2010.
Discuz! X 1.0 was developed in 2010, combining it with: other SNSs, web portals, groups and open platforms produced by the company.

bbPress

bbPress

Web site: bbpress.org
Category: Network
Subcategory: Forums
Platform: BSD, Linux, OS X, UNIX, Windows
License: GNU GPL
Interface: Web
Programing language: PHP
First release: ?
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bbPress – an open source plugin for the WordPress content management system which offers a function of an online forum integration to the WordPress installation.

The bbPress plug-in is characterized by simplicity of installation and configuration.
bbPress is offered with many features that integrate the WordPress blog with the forum as well as with other plugins such as BuddyPress and Akismet.

bbPress comes with several widgets, available for activation in the WordPress side panel:
1. Forums List
2. Recent Replies – list of recent replies, with on option of setting a number of displayed responses and their dates
3. Recent Topics – a list of recent topics sorted by popularity and date
4. Topic Views List – a list of registered optionally displayed topics
5. Search – a simple forum search
6. Login Widget – a simple login form with an option to register and recover a lost password
7. Statistics – provides forum statistics

The bbPress plugin also has:
– support for shortcodes to create macros that can be used on forum pages
– forum repair option
– an option to import the forum from other applications
– forum reset option
– template system and graphic themes
– a plug-in system enabling the extension of the number of functions
– built-in gravatar support

WISE-FTP

WISE-FTP

Web site: acebit.com
Category: Network
Subcategory: File Transfer
Platform: Windows
License: Proprietary, Trialware
Interface: GUI
Programing language: ?
First release: 1998
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WISE-FTP – an FTP client and helps you to transfer files and directories on the Internet. They may be easily transferred via drag & drop, modified directly on the server and also transferred together with several other files/directories. WISE-FTP’s user interface supports four languages: German, English, Spanish and French.

Features:
– Can connect to any FTP server, supports all protocols, such as FTP, SFTP, FTPS or FTPES
– Secure authentication and file transfer are held at the maximum security level – through the SSH File Transfer Protocol (SETP) or the FTPS protocol
– Manage your FTP servers with useful features, including deleting, renaming, copying, or setting the properties of files and directories, and much more
– The Task Planner of WISE-FTP allows automated file transfers following your specified schedules
– Offers many features, including simultaneous transmission, web-optimized uploads, a macro recorder or saved transfer tasks
– Synchronize files and directories – including their sub-directories – between your local system and FTP servers automatically

The full feature trial version can be used without restriction for 30 days.

Transmit

Transmit

Web site: panic.com/transmit/
Category: Network
Subcategory: File Transfer
Platform: OS X
License: Proprietary, Trialware
Interface: GUI
Programing language: ?
First release: 2014

Transmit – a proprietary file transfer tool developed by Panic INC. and available to macOS users.

Transmit has a clean “dual-pane” interface with tons of very nice features like File Sync, which can mirror remote and local (or, now, local and local) files in one click.

Transmit 5 can connect to lots of different server types and cloud services. For example, Amazon S3 dramatically changed the way files are served on the internet, and Transmit is a great way to manage your Amazon S3 buckets.

Transmit 5 now includes Panic Sync, a secure and fast way to sync your sites. The File Sync feature adds support for local-to-local and remote-to-remote sync, while also giving you more fine-grained control. It also takes great care to let you organize your Servers for fast access. And with Panic Sync, you can sync them to all of your computers.

Interarchy

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Web site: interarchy.com
Category: Network
Subcategory: File Transfer
Platform: OS X
License: Proprietary
Interface: GUI
Programing language: ?
First release: 1993

Interarchy – a functional FTP client for OS X operating system, which offers a lot of features with possibility to add increas them via plugins. All of them are hidden under a nice and convenient interface.

The long list of supported protocols includes FTP, FTP/SSL-TLS, SFTP, SCP, SSH, iFTP, WebDAV, WebDAVS, iDisk, Amazon S3, Google Storage, Rackspace Cloud Files, HTTP and HTTPS. The tab-based interface is perfect for this type of software. Preferences give users quite a wide range of configuration options.

It supports Mac OS X 10.5 and newer.

The project founder is Peter N Lewis.

Yummy FTP

Yummy FTP

Web site: yummysoftware.com (not active)
Category: Network
Subcategory: File Transfer
Platform: OS X
License: Proprietary
Interface: GUI
Programing language: ?
First release: 2004

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Yummy FTP – a FTP/SFTP/WebDAV client with auto-reconnect & resume, sync, scheduling, remote editing.

It was designed to deliver speedy and trouble-free file transfers, using a highly tuned multi-connection file transfer engine, coupled with an intelligent recovery system, to automatically handle most file transfer issues, so you don’t have to! This is complimented by an elegant, easy to use dual pane user interface and an impressive feature set, with many unique and useful capabilities waiting to be discovered.

The application was under development between 2004 and 2018, the last version 2.0.5 was released in March 17, 2018.

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WS_FTP

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Web site: ipswitch.com/ftp-client
Category: Network
Subcategory: File Transfer
Platform: MS Windows
License: Proprietary, Trialware
Interface: GUI
Programing language: ?
First release: 1993

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WS_FTP (WinSock File Transfer Protocol) – a secure file transfer application created by John A. Junod in 1993, and sold in 1996 to Ipswitch, Inc. The software is split into two applications: an FTP server and an FTP client. The client app provides SFTP transfers with the highest levels of encryption, is easy to use and customize, and reduces administrative burden.

Key features:
– Supports SSH, SSL and HTTP/S
– A customizable display, drag-and-drop functionality and numerous time-saving features
– Schedule post-transfer actions, such as deleting, moving, or renaming files
– Integrated file encryption
– FIPS 140-2 validated cryptography
– Built-in file integrity algorithms, including CRC32, MD5, SHA-1, SHA-2, SHA-256, and SHA-512
– Safely archive your most important folders and files
– Synch to any location, virtually any device, drive, or server
– Files can be automatically compressed into .zip format before uploading
– Automatic email notifications to alert others that a transfer has occurred, and to verify that your transfer has been successful
– View, create, and resize thumbnails of images
– Ability for all file transfers over SSH to run through the proxy server over HTTP
– Simultaneously navigate any two connections with the same tree structure
– Support for IIS and Apache Web Servers

A free, 30 days trial is available.

SmartFTP

SmartFTP

Web site: smartftp.com
Category: Network
Subcategory: File Transfer
Platform: Windows
License: Proprietary
Interface: GUI
Programing language: ?
First release: 1998

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SmartFTP – a FTP, FTPS, SFTP, WebDAV, Amazon S3, Backblaze B2, Google Drive, OneDrive, SSH, Terminal client. It allows you to transfer files between your local computer and a server on the Internet.

It can be used for web site publishing and maintenance, upload and download of images, documents, movie and music files, managed file transfers, and backup and synchronize local and remote files.

Supported protocols:
– FTP and FTPS (Secure FTP)
– SFTP over SSH
– WebDAV
– Amazon S3 (Enterprise Edition)
– Google Drive (Ultimate Edition)
– Microsoft OneDrive (Ultimate Edition)
– Google Cloud Storage (Enterprise Edition)
– Backblaze B2 Cloud Storage (Enterprise Edition)
– Box (Enterprise Edition)
– Terminal Emulator (Ultimate Edition)

Some of the main features:
– Integrated Editor
– HIPAA 5010 compliant
– FIPS 140-2, 186-4 compliant
– Modern Graphical User Interface (GUI)
– File/Folder Synchronization
– Multilingual (more than 20 languages)
– Thumbnails View and Preview
– Source File Preview
– Visual Compare
– Advanced Schedule
– IPv6
– On-the-fly Compression (MODE Z)
– UTF-8 Support
– Support for KeePass, LastPass, Bitwarden and 1Password password manager
– Multiple Connections
– Auto reconnect and resume of broken transfers
– Transfer Integrity
– Verified Transfers (XCRC, XMD5, XSHA)
– FXP (Server-To-Server Transfer) support
– Remote Edit of files
– Search for files and folders on the server
– Local Browser
– Bulk Rename
– Software Development Kit (SDK)
– Enhanced NAT/UPnP Support
– UPnP (Universal Plug and Play), ICS, ICF
– Transfer Queue
– and more…

FlashFXP

FlashFXP

Web site: flashfxp.com
Category: Network
Subcategory: File Transfer
Platform: Windows
License: Proprietary
Interface: GUI
Programing language: ?
First release: 1998

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FlashFXP – a Secure, reliable, and efficient FTP, FTPS, SFTP file transfer client for Windows.

FlashFXP offers unique and complimentary advanced features for client configuration. Share files with your friends and co-workers (FTP or SFTP server required). It is available in over 20 languages.

Main features:
– High performance FTP file transfers.
– On-the-fly compression (MODE Z).
– Adjustable speed limiting.
– Secure FTP (FTPS) SSL/TLS.
– SSH File Transfer Protocol (SFTP).
– Application password protection.
– Active and passive mode transfers.
– Proxy (HTTP, SOCKS 4/5, FTP).
– Server-to-Server (FXP) transfers.
– Drag and drop transfers.
– Multi-Language.
– Pattern based file highlighting.
– Automatic transfer resume.
– Automatic ASCII/Binary selection.
– Visually compare folder content.

The project founder is Charles DeWeese.

There is a 30 days trail version to download and try.

Commander One

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Web site: mac.eltima.com/file-manager.html
Category: Network
Subcategory: File Transfer, File Managers
Platform: OS X
License: Proprietary
Interface: GUI
Programing language: ?
First release: 2015

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Commander One – a proprietary, free of charge, dual-panel file manager and file transfer software for macOS, created in Swift by Eltima Software.

Main features:
– creating and managing folders
– deleting, copying, moving and renaming files
– multi-tab browsing
– advanced search
– hotkeys setup
– ZIP support
– displays hidden files
– renaming files or folders

A paid PRO edition offers more features for end users, such as:
– built-in FTP client
– ability to mount MTP and iOS devices
– supports RAR, TBZ, TGZ, 7z formats
– Dropbox integration
– Terminal emulator
– and more