iFile Update Released


Anyone who jailbreaks their iDevice is probably familiar with iFile. It is a full featured file browser for iOS. It allows you to view any file on your device, with full cut/copy/paste options for these files. With it’s web server capabilities, it is perfect for installing new themes or deb files, or for another way to get your photos and videos off the device.

iFile was just updated to version 1.7 and brings a slew of added features and bug fixes. Here is the full change log:

1.7.0-1 – Feature and Bugfix Release (iOS 4.x and later)

  • Enhancements
    • Added option to open new tabs using bookmarks.
    • Completely refactored local and remote file handling.
    • New FTP client supporting copy, cut, paste, rename, delete.
    • Overhaul of Dropbox implementation.
    • Changed iFile-to-iFile Bluetooth transfer to disable device locking during transfer.
    • Added section index also in case of sorting and grouping files by extension.
    • Restructured iFile’s preferences.
    • AirBlue Sharing support added.
    • Added support for auto mounting harddisks (MSDOS and HFS file systems) on iPad via Camera Connection Kit.
    • Hungarian and European Portuguese localization added.
  • Fixes
    • Corrected German and Chinese localizations.
    • Fixed handling of large files sizes for download, upload and directory listing in Web Server.
    • Added strict type checking on preferences to avoid potential crashes because of illegal values in the preference file.
    • Fixed crash on iPad while changing attributes hierarchically.
    • Updated French localization.
    • Fixed crash of Web Viewer on iOS 5.1 (caused by iOS bug).
    • Avoided showing of . and .. for mounted flash drives.
    • Fixed broken disk image mounting for iOS 5.x.

The is a free update for iFile. iFile is available in Cydia, in the Big Boss repo for $4.00, for the full featured version, or it is free for the basic version.