Somewhat strangely, while its source code is still available at GitHub and can be manually compiled to generate a working binary, the legacy binaries are no longer available on the FileBot website. Additionally, while SourceForge still lists a FileBot project mirror, the links are simply dead. One can speculate this is because the source code has already been released to the public and cannot be revoked, but offering the binaries would detract from the new pay model, and the effort of compiling the binaries is used as an inconvenience factor for those wishing to utilize legacy versions of FileBot. In other words, all previous builds have been yanked and removed from as many servers as possible in order to (potentially) increase revenue streams.
Therefore, below is a mirror of the last two available FileBot 4.7.8 and FileBot 4.7.9 distributions along with a list of binary checksums for those wishing to validate that this archive has not been tampered with or the sake of academic curiosity.
An alternative approach for Microsoft Windows users is to use this stub installer which fetches the last freely available version for whatever Windows platform from which it is launched.
The binaries are once again available through the SourceForge FileBot project mirror, at least for now. Even so, this article and the archived links below are being retained as future insurance.
SHA-256 checksums above; download links below