Foldr for macOS

What’s new in Foldr for macOS?

– Map a drive in macOS Finder to present on-premise SMB shares or cloud storage areas from a single drive
– Support for native Google G-Suite files in Finder.  Double click a Google Doc, Sheet or Slide and start editing immediately.
– Supports password change and two-factor authentication
– Quick Import / Upload option available from the system tray context menu. Upload from your desktop to any storage location in Foldr.

Foldr for macOS Release Notes

Version 1.3.6 – Friday 26th February. 2021

  • Fixes an issue affecting uploads with certain applications and Apple M1 systems
  • Fixes an issue with Legacy (non-web) sign-in
  • Fixes an issue that may affect saving from Excel and PowerPoint apps
  • Additional logging
  • Version 1.3.3 – Saturday 7th February. 2021

    • Fixes an issue with device approval/request signing
    • Fixes an issue switching users
    • Fixes an issue with the thumbnail cache

    Version 1.3.2 – Saturday 16th January. 2021

    • BigSur: Update install/setup dialogs
    • Fix for macFUSE with case sensitive file systems
    • Fix for password change

    Version 1.3.1 – Friday 8th January. 2021

    • Add websearch functionality
    • Add support for macFuse (Fuse 4.x)
    • Supports the Apple M1 chipset
    • Open web app improvement (auto sign-in)
    • Improve logging/download statistics
    • Other minor bugfixes and improvements

    Version 1.2.13 – Friday 10th July. 2020

    • New startup status
    • Fixes an issue where going offline could terminate the app
    • Allow external links in the web sign-in UI
    • Add Feature – UseMyFiles (disable the bookmarks / My Files subfolders and show shares directly in the root of the drive)
    • Additional localisation support
    • Fixes an issue where the authentication token may not be saved
    • Fixes a bug that could introduce a memory leak
    • Throttle ranged download requests

    Version 1.2.9 – Thursday 7th May. 2020

    • Fixes an issue where some unicode characters may be ignored

    Version 1.2.8 – Thursday 23rd April. 2020

    • Fixes an issue with 2FA and legacy sign-in

    Version 1.2.7 – Saturday 4th April, 2020

    • Foldr can fail to unmount its drive
    • Fixes an issue that could cause a crash on Catalina
    • Fixes issues with existing Uploads on sign-out
    • Fixes an issue downloading large folders from the drive

    Version 1.2.2 – Thursday 4th February, 2020

    • Notarises the app as well as the .DMG to assist with scripted deployments

    Version 1.2.1 – Thursday 19th December, 2019

    • macOS Catalina support
    • Fixes an issue refreshing Finder
    • Override UserAgent string for Web Sign-In
    • Support more thumbnails
    • Fixes a bug with Bookmarks
    • Caching improvements
    • Fixes an issue with multiple prompts where an invalid certificate is detected
    • Add scripting feature for admins
    • Fixes an issue with Dark Mode
    • Add xattr support

    Version 1.1.17 – Monday 1st July, 2019

    • Support for Device Approval (if enabled on the server) – Allows the Foldr admin to only permit pre-approved devices to connect
    • Default two factor authentication trust state may be set by the server
    • Other minor two factor authentication fixes

    Version 1.1.14 – Wednesday 15th May, 2019

    • Don’t consider a third-party auth challenge fatal

    Version 1.1.13 – Wednesday 24th April, 2019

    • Cater for bookmarks with permission problems
    • Fixes an issue with a maximum of 99 items for the Upload badge
    • Optimise temporary files
    • Fixes an issue with the Iconservicesagent
    • Optimise temporary files
    • Fixes an issue with the disable SSO prompt

    Version 1.1.10 – Thursday 28th February, 2019

    • Fixes an issue with folder names using accented characters
    • Add the file’s size to the log entry for a PUT request
    • Fixes an issue with Finder causing the macOS ‘beach ball’ spinner to display when downloading bookmarks

    Version 1.1.9 – Monday 11th February, 2019

    • Fixes a possible crash when handling large GarageBand projects
    • Allows a custom port to be used in the server address
    • Optimise temporary files (quick saves)
    • Fixes an issue where the modified date is not updated correctly with Microsoft Word documents
    • Fixes some log format issues when additional debugging is enabled
    • Use pre-converted share icons

    Version 1.1.6 – Friday 18th January, 2019

    • Improve the behaviour of the app with poor connections to the server
    • Deny drag and drop folders between shares
    • Fixes a potential lock-up in Finder when renaming a directory
    • Improve logging – new verboseLogging option
    • Improve Logging in APIClient
    • FileVault & Gatekeeper admin settings may be ignored
    • Fixes an issue where stale drives may be mounted
    • Automatically retry failed uploads
    • Improved Crash Handler

    Version 1.1.1 – Tuesday 18th December, 2018

    • New – Support for macOS Mojave
    • New – Web sign in mechanism. Allows the macOS app to natively support AD FS, Duo and other future 2FA / SSO options
    • Support for Dark Mode in macOS
    • Fixes multiple issues issue with the app on legacy macOS 10.9
    • Remove Gatekeeper and FileVault from user settings in the app. These options are now only controlled centrally from the server
    • Fixes an app crash when using Preferences before signing in
    • Support for tristate appliance / admin security settings
    • Prevent file and directory names being created that end with one or more spaces
    • Remove the user option to ‘sign in automatically’
    • Mark files r/o when checked-out by another user
    • Push the modified date for uploads
    • Check FileVault status before allowing drive to connect
    • Refresh shares after a network address change
    • Check uploads for a CONTENT_LENGTH_MISMATCH error
    • Refresh Finder after cancelling uploads
    • Update the forbidden filenames regex
    • Removes notifications for files beginning ~$ and ~WR – Used in Office saves / uploads
    • Check reachability at startup
    • Show the web sign-in screen for a 2FA challenge
    • Adds support for Google Forms files
    • Fixes an issue with the bulk Import option
    • Cater for ACCOUNT_LOCKED error code
    • Add support for direct downloads

    Version 1.0.0 – Saturday 28th July, 2018

    • Support for process filtering (requires Foldr appliance v4.9.3.2 or greater)

    Version 0.9.50 – Wednesday 11th July, 2018

    • Fix – Crash with large file uploads

    Version 0.9.49 – Wednesday 27th June, 2018

    • New – Ransomware protection and security (Gatekeeper) detection
    • New – Finder toolbar menu for “Edit in Office Online” (applies to Office documents in OneDrive & SharePoint)
    • New – Multiple concurrent uploads for increased performance
    • New – Support for image file thumbnails
    • New – Admin options for ‘Open Drive At Start Up’ and configuring visible shares
    • New – Menu item tooltip shows connection status
    • Fix – Sanitise server address
    • Fix – Sign-in automatically not working reliably

    Version 0.9.42 – Monday 23rd April, 2018

    • Fix – Possible crash with macOS Yosemite
    • Fix – Certificate-related bugs

    Version 0.9.41 – Monday 23rd April, 2018

    • New – A badge in the menu bar indicates how many uploads are pending.
    • Fix – Optimised file caching.
    • Fix – Invalid signature when running on macOS 10.10

    Version 0.9.39 – Friday 16th March, 2018

    • New – Support for “Pointers” in Foldr server. Admins can now group shares for a neater user experience.
    • New – Full support for the Pwned Password service.
    • Fix – Issues with SSO options.

    Version 0.9.34 – Wednesday 7th February, 2018

    • Fix – Issues saving files with the latest version of Office 2016

    Version 0.9.33 – Thursday 1st February, 2018

    • New – Bookmarks are now accessible through the Finder. Use your Foldr bookmarks to access your favourite files quickly and easily!
    • Fix – Select All/Cmd + A not working in fields on Sign In screen

    Version 0.9.32 – Thursday 11th January, 2018

    • New – Prompt if file names contain illegal characters

    Version 0.9.31 – Wednesday 10th January, 2018

    • Fix – An issue with certain characters in file names

    Version 0.9.29

    • New – SSO support for Active Directory environments. Note that your Mac will need to be bound to Active Directory or have used “kinit” to obtain a kerberos ticket for SSO.
    • New – Create a support bundle to aid in troubleshooting
    • Fix – Duplicate sidebar icons when rebooting or shutting down without first quitting the app
    • Fix – Improve stability of uploads

    Version 0.9.22

    • Fix – A potential crash when adding the drive icon to the sidebar

    Version 0.9.21

    • Big performance increases across the board. Note that your Foldr shares will now be inside the My Files folder inside your Foldr drive
    • Fix – Initialise the Finder extension on launch

    Version 0.9.20

    • New – Improved upload notifications
    • Fix – Folders re-ordering themselves
    • Fix – Potential crash when viewing certificate details

    Version 0.9.18

    • Fix – Auto updater could create a nested app bundle

    Version 0.9.15

    • Fix – Opening the Web App may prefix address with additional https://

    Version 0.9.14

    • New – You can now launch the Foldr web app from the context menu
    • Fix – App could stall when signing in and out repeatedly

    Version 0.9.12

    • This release has many performance tweaks to make Foldr for macOS even snappier!
    • New – Menu bar icon pulses when signing in.

    Version 0.9.8

    • New – Finder extension shows checkout status of your files and allows you to check in/out from the context menu!
    • Fix – High CPU usage in macOS High Sierra 10.13

    Version 0.9.6

    • Fix – App no longer prompts to move after an update.

    Version 0.9.7

    • Fix – sign in not showing when selected from menu or account preferences.

    Version 0.9.6

    • Fix – App no longer prompts to move after an update.

    Version 0.9.5

    • New – Replace the ‘Drive Preferences’ icon with our nice new version.
    • Enhancement – Dismiss the sign-in screen once the drive is mounted.
    • Enhancement – Update FUSE on startup when necessary.

    Version 0.9.4

    • New – Provide the ability to rename the Foldr drive.
    • New – Update the icon used for the Foldr drive.
    • Fix – The Foldr icon can show up multiple times in the sidebar.

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