NOTE: This website is obsolete. Nakahara Informatics, Inc. is no longer operational. This website has been preserved for historical interest, essentially as it appeared at the time of the last update (October 22, 2008), and the software available on this website may be used for free. However, there is no warranty of any kind, and these apps no longer work on modern OS X systems. Therefore, this may not be useful, except to historians and tinkerers resurrecting legacy systems.

iGet Comparison Chart

This chart highlights some of iGet's key features. (We still recommend you try it out to fully appreciate it, though.)

As you can see, iGet started out with the goal of complete Mac compatibility (like AppleShare), but was also designed to have the the security and performance benefits of SFTP.

To this mix, iGet then added its own unique features, such as intelligent resume and optimization for real-world Internet connections, making it the most complete and convenient Mac file transfer tool available.





Feature Description
Use Spotlight to search remote Mac
Good performance over the Internet (not LAN)
Resumable file transfers
Fast folder transfers
Encrypted transfers
Requires only SSH port (firewall friendly)
Unicode file names
Transfers resource forks
True Mac icon display
Transfers HFS+ metadata
Packages display correctly in files list
Files display appropriate icon in files list
Display or hide OS X hidden files
Easy volume navigation
Move to trash on remote Mac
Mac-compatible move & copy on server
Alias support in files list
Alias targets shown in get info
Locked attribute shown in files list & get info
Does not create hidden files (.DS_Store)


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