Setting up Transmit 4 (3rd party app) on Mac OS X

Plan Compatibility:
  • iMeet® Central for Enterprise and iMeet Central for Agencies Customers have full access to Web Folders.
  • iMeet Central for Professional Customers have READ ONLY access to Web Folders.

Overview

For those of you who are looking for a Mac OS X solution that can improve your WebFolders experience try using Transmit. Transmit is not free, but it does offer a free trial.

Key Features

  • Speed: Transmit is more responsive when compared to a WebFolders setup in an ordinary Max OS X environment.
  • Ease of setup: Install the application and enter the server name (webfolders.imeetcentral.com), username, password, Select WebDAV with HTTPS then click connect. Note: Make sure to enter your username in all lower case characters. For detailed setup instructions refer to Installation & Setup further down.
  • Mount to disk (Recommended): Mounting your iMeet Central workspaces via WebFolders allows you to access your CD files in Finder.

What else can I do with transmit?

  • Open uploaded files in their native applications: Try opening pdfs, images, or Word documents and have them open with your local applications like Adobe Acrobat, Photoshop, or MS Word for the Mac.
  • Save in your native applications and have the changes fire directly to iMeet Central. 

Note: This feature is exclusive to Enterprise plans.

Installation:

  1. Download the latest version of this software at http://panic.com/transmit/
  2. Open the Transmit Zip file and the application will unzip itself into the same folder.transmit-001
  3. Installation complete! Proceed to Setup.

Setup

To setup Transmit 4, open Transmit and follow the steps below:

                    transmit-002

 

  1. Locate and click on WebDAV near the top right.
  2. Next to username type webfolders.imeetcentral.com.
  3. Next to User Name type in your CD Username.
  4. Next to Password type in your CD Password
  5. Choose WebDAV with HTTPS
  6. Click Mount as Disk

Recommended settings: change double click action to edit in external editor

The default action for Transmit when double clicking a file is to download it to your local hard drive. This can lead to having several copies of the same file causing confusion; to prevent this try changing the default action for double clicking to Edit in External Editor.

  1. Locate and click on Transmit near the top left of your desktop
  2. Click Preferences.

.transmit-003

3.  Click on the Files tab.

4.  Change the option for Double Click Action to Edit In External Editor

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