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  • FileZilla icon

    FileZilla

    FileZilla is a powerful FTP-client. It has been designed for ease of use and with support for as many features as possible, while still being fast and reliable.

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux BSD PortableApps.com

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    • Warning Filezilla leaves you FTP passwords unencrypted (plain text). As such, it is being targeted my malware, that steals the logins and encrypts the websites. It is recommended to use Filezilla Secure (you can find it here).
    • Bundleware The installer may contain adwares. Be careful during the installation: https://alternativeto.net/discussions/applications/11718/be-careful-in-the-installation/
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    WinSCP

    WinSCP, a popular free SFTP and FTP client for Windows, copies files between a local and remote computer. It supports also FTPS, SCP and WebDAV. It offers easy to use GUI for all common file operations and a powerfull automation with...

    Open Source Windows PortableApps.com

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    FireFTP

    FireFTP is a free, secure, cross-platform FTP client for Mozilla Firefox which provides easy and intuitive access to FTP servers. FireFTP is an add-on for Firefox. It is VERY easy to use.

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux GitHub Firefox

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    SmartFTP

    SmartFTP is an FTP (File Transfer Protocol), FTPS, SFTP, WebDAV, S3, Google Drive, OneDrive, SSH, Terminal client. It allows you to transfer files between your local computer and a server on the Internet.

    Commercial Windows

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  • sshfs

    This is a filesystem client based on the SSH File Transfer Protocol. Since most SSH servers already support this protocol it is very easy to set up: i.e. on the server side there's nothing to do. On the client side mounting the...

    Open Source Linux Xfce

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    Yummy FTP Pro

    Yummy FTP Pro is an FTP/S + SFTP + WebDAV/S file transfer client which focuses on speed, reliability and productivity. Whether you need to transfer a few files or a few thousand, schedule automatic backups, or perform website...

    Commercial Mac

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    FTP Rush

    FTP Rush is a powerful FTP/FXP/SFTP/TFTP client sofware for Windows 2000/XP/2003/Vista/Win7. It is designed to fit any transfer need and allows you to quickly upload or download files in all directions: from FTP Server to Local, Local...

    Free Windows

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    CuteFTP

    Cute FTP is an utility for transferring files between your computer and a remote File Transfer Protocol (FTP) server anywhere on the Internet. It offers the perfect blend of ease-of-use and performance for the home or personal FTP...

    Commercial Mac Windows

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  • vsftpd

    Very secure FTP Daemon, a secure, fast FTP server for UNIX systems, including Linux.

    Open Source Linux

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    gFTP

    gFTP is a simple GTK+ based ftp client for Linux. Supports the FTP, FTPS (control connection only), HTTP, HTTPS, SSH and FSP protocols, FTP and HTTP proxy server support, supports FXP file transfers (transferring files between 2...

    Open Source Linux Xfce

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    • Discontinued The program is no longer updated. Last stable version, 2.0.19, released on November 30th, 2008, can be still downloaded from the official website.
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    CrossFTP

    CrossFTP is a free FTP, Amazon S3, Amazon Glacier, and cloud storage client. * CrossFTPs main features: Multi-tab Navigation; Unicode support; Bonjour Service Discovery; Archive browsing(.zip,.tar.gz,etc.); Auto-reconnecting and...

    Freemium Mac Windows Linux

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    Free FTP

    Free FTP is a simplified, intuitive, and best of all free FTP client! It uploads and downloads files quickly and reliably, keeps your FTP server settings in one place, and allows you to pause or cancel transfers. Make CoffeeCup Free...

    Free Windows

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    BitKinex

    Bitkinex is a multiprotocol FTP client, supporting FTP, SFTP, HTTP (WebDAV). The FTP features on one-click commands list, multipart download and multi thread browse. The WebDAV client features messenger-like user interface, fast...

    Free Windows

    • Discontinued In march 2009, the development of BitKinex stopped and it became freeware. Last version, 3.2.3, is still downloadable from the official website.
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    Core FTP

    Core FTP LE - free Windows software that includes the client FTP features you need. Features like SFTP (SSH), SSL, TLS, IDN, browser integration, site to site transfers, FTP transfer resume, drag and drop support, file viewing &...

    Free Windows

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    Interarchy

    For close to 17 years Interarchy has been the leading Mac FTP client. First released in 1993, Interarchy has been used by hundreds of thousands of Mac users to upload, download and transfer files across the Internet. An advanced FTP...

    Commercial Mac

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  • Syncplify.me FTP! icon

    Syncplify.me FTP!

    FTP! is the interactive graphical FTP(S) and SFTP client by syncplify.me. It supports the FTP, FTPS (FTP over SSL, both implicit and explicit) and SFTP protocols, and it's very easy to use as well as extremely fast. Main...

    Free Windows

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    Steed

    Stop bothering to jump between applications, you can handle multiple protocols within Steed. Whether you need access to an FTP or SFTP server, or store files in the cloud on Amazon S3 or Microsoft Azure, Steed will help you do that....

    Commercial Windows

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  • AbsoluteTelnet

    AbsoluteTelnet / SSH is a secure flexible terminal client with rock-solid emulations that is suitable for developers, administrators, or deployment across the enterprise. It includes the industry standard SSH protocols to secure...

    Commercial Windows

  • Hitonic FTPSync icon

    Hitonic FTPSync

    Fast file uploading from a local computer to an FTP server! The Hitonic FTPSync application is designed to fast update (synchronize) files on an FTP server. The application scans directories on a local computer and on the FTP...

    Freemium Windows

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  • UpFTP icon

    UpFTP

    Inspired by the Upload Manager of Linux Mint, UpFTP 2 is a Windows program that allows you to share files using an FTP server in a couple of clicks.

    Open Source Windows

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  • Ejector Seat

    Ejector Seat is the simplest SFTP client for the Mac. Configure an unlimited number of SFTP disks. Mount and unmount with a single, configureable keystroke.

    Commercial Mac

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    • Discontinued Website no longer online, last post on official Twitter account from 2012.
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    FTP Wanderer

    FTP Wanderer is a multithreaded FTP client with the look-and-feel of Windows Explorer, and makes moving files between the Internet and your computer as simple as local file manipulation.

    Free Windows

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  • FTPCafe FTP Client icon

    FTPCafe FTP Client

    File transfers using: - FTP - FTPS (Implicit and Explicit FTP over SSL). - SFTP (FTP over SSH). Login with password or RSA/DSA OpenSSL (Traditional SSLeay PEM) or ConnectBot (PKCS#8 PEM) private key. - multiple file and...

    Freemium Android

  • Syncplify.me FTP Script! icon

    Syncplify.me FTP Script!

    Syncplify.me FTP Script! is a FTP/S (with support for implicit and explicit SSL) and SFTP client, designed from the ground up for your unattended and automated file transfer tasks. No drag'n'drop GUI, but a powerful and...

    Freemium Windows

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    FTP Commander

    FTP Commander - Free ftp client: Try out FTP Commander now - and speed up your FTPing today! FTP Commander is not only easy to use (you can pick it up in minutes), it's also a very lean application (657kb) - yet has all the...

    Freemium Windows

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  • DriveMaker icon

    DriveMaker

    DriveMaker Freeware mounts or maps an FTP site to your desktop or Windows Server as a drive letter, for example: D:. Now you can use all kinds of different software to access the files on your FTP server just like the files you have...

    Freemium Windows

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