has updated Transmit, its fTP client for Mac OS X. The new version sports performance improvements, according to the developer, and adds some new features as well.
Transfers done using secure FTP (SFTP) are up to four times faster, and Transmit caches directory listings to make navigating remote FTP sites faster. Directors are parsed up to 5 times faster than before, as well.
New features include a “New File” menu option to create an empty file on a remote server; redial delay that can be customized; support for TextWrangler and BBEdit Lite; improved support for AppleScript; Italian language localization, and more.
Transmit 2.5 is a free upgrade for Transmit 2 users. It can be purchased for US$24.95.