Protocol Support in Transmit 5

Transmit allows you to connect using a variety of different protocols and cloud services. Not all of these protocols have the same level of support for various features and functions. Here’s a breakdown of protocols supported in Transmit 5, and their notable properties.


Buckets

Name
Amazon Cloud Drive
Amazon S3
Backblaze B2
Box
DreamObjects
Dropbox
FTP with Implicit SSL
FTP with TLS/SSL
FTP
Google Drive
Microsoft Azure
Microsoft OneDrive for Business
Microsoft OneDrive
OpenStack Swift
Rackspace Cloud Files
SFTP
WebDAV HTTPS
WebDAV

Emoji

Name
Amazon Cloud Drive
Amazon S3
Backblaze B2
Box
DreamObjects
Dropbox
FTP with Implicit SSL
FTP with TLS/SSL
FTP
Google Drive
Microsoft Azure
Microsoft OneDrive for Business
Microsoft OneDrive
OpenStack Swift
Rackspace Cloud Files
SFTP
WebDAV HTTPS
WebDAV

Empty Files

Name
Amazon Cloud Drive
Amazon S3
Backblaze B2
Box
DreamObjects
Dropbox
FTP with Implicit SSL
FTP with TLS/SSL
FTP
Google Drive
Microsoft Azure
Microsoft OneDrive for Business
Microsoft OneDrive
OpenStack Swift
Rackspace Cloud Files
SFTP
WebDAV HTTPS
WebDAV

Maximum File Size

Name Size Notes
Amazon Cloud Drive ~50GB http://rclone.org/amazonclouddrive/#limitations
Amazon S3 5TB https://aws.amazon.com/s3/faqs/
Backblaze B2 10TB https://www.backblaze.com/b2/docs/large_files.html
Box 2GB (5GB) https://community.box.com/t5/Managing-Your-Content/What-s-the-maximum-file-size-I-can-upload/ta-p/307
DreamObjects 10TB https://help.dreamhost.com/hc/en-us/articles/215261938-How-to-upload-files-into-DreamObjects
Dropbox N/A https://www.dropbox.com/en/help/5
FTP with Implicit SSL N/A N/A
FTP with TLS/SSL N/A N/A
FTP N/A N/A
Google Drive 5TB https://support.google.com/drive/answer/37603?hl=en
Microsoft Azure 1TB https://github.com/Microsoft/azure-docs/blob/master/includes/azure-storage-limits.md
Microsoft OneDrive for Business 10GB https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/help/3125202/restrictions-and-limitations-when-you-sync-files-and-folders-using-the-new-onedrive-for-business-sync-client
Microsoft OneDrive 10GB https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/help/3125202/restrictions-and-limitations-when-you-sync-files-and-folders-using-the-new-onedrive-for-business-sync-client
Rackspace Cloud Files N/A https://developer.rackspace.com/docs/cloud-files/v1/general-api-info/limits/
SFTP N/A N/A
WebDAV HTTPS N/A N/A
WebDAV N/A N/A

OAuth

Name
Amazon Cloud Drive
Amazon S3
Backblaze B2
Box
DreamObjects
Dropbox
FTP with Implicit SSL
FTP with TLS/SSL
FTP
Google Drive
Microsoft Azure
Microsoft OneDrive for Business
Microsoft OneDrive
OpenStack Swift
Rackspace Cloud Files
SFTP
WebDAV HTTPS
WebDAV

File Rename

Name
Amazon Cloud Drive
Amazon S3
Backblaze B2
Box
DreamObjects
Dropbox
FTP with Implicit SSL
FTP with TLS/SSL
FTP
Google Drive
Microsoft Azure
Microsoft OneDrive for Business
Microsoft OneDrive
OpenStack Swift
Rackspace Cloud Files1
SFTP
WebDAV HTTPS
WebDAV

Right to Left Text in Filenames

Name
Amazon Cloud Drive
Amazon S3
Backblaze B2
Box
DreamObjects
Dropbox
FTP with Implicit SSL
FTP with TLS/SSL
FTP
Google Drive
Microsoft Azure
Microsoft OneDrive for Business
Microsoft OneDrive
OpenStack Swift
Rackspace Cloud Files
SFTP
WebDAV HTTPS
WebDAV

Remote Copy

File: Transmit is responsible for stepping through each remote folder and telling the server or service to copy any files.

Recursive: Transmit tells the server or service to copy a folder, and the server handles the rest.

Name
Amazon Cloud Drive File
Amazon S3 File
Backblaze B2 File
Box Recursive
DreamObjects File
Dropbox Recursive
FTP with Implicit SSL
FTP with TLS/SSL
FTP
Google Drive File
Microsoft Azure File
Microsoft OneDrive for Business Recursive
Microsoft OneDrive Recursive
OpenStack Swift
Rackspace Cloud Files
SFTP
WebDAV HTTPS Recursive
WebDAV Recursive

Move (Remote)

Name
Amazon Cloud Drive
Amazon S3
Backblaze B2
Box
DreamObjects
Dropbox
FTP with Implicit SSL
FTP with TLS/SSL
FTP
Google Drive
Microsoft Azure
Microsoft OneDrive for Business
Microsoft OneDrive
OpenStack Swift
Rackspace Cloud Files
SFTP
WebDAV HTTPS
WebDAV

Transmit Disk

Name
Amazon Cloud Drive
Amazon S3
Backblaze B2
Box
DreamObjects
Dropbox
FTP with Implicit SSL
FTP with TLS/SSL
FTP
Google Drive
Microsoft Azure
Microsoft OneDrive for Business
Microsoft OneDrive
OpenStack Swift
Rackspace Cloud Files
SFTP
WebDAV HTTPS
WebDAV

  1. Note: Rackspace does not support renaming folders, only files [return]

Last updated January 26, 2018