Panic today announced the release of Transmit 2.5, a free upgrade to the company’s FTP client for Mac OS X. Version 2.5 adds: significant speed increases throughout the application; a “New File” menu option to create an empty file on a remote server; a customizable redial delay; support for TextWrangler and BBEdit Lite; better AppleScript support; Italian localization; numerous bug fixes, and more. Complete release notes are available here. Transit requires Mac OS X 10.1 or higher, and is priced at US$24.95.