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  • FileZilla icon


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

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux BSD

  • WinSCP icon


    WinSCP, a popular free SFTP and FTP client for Windows, copies files between a local and remote computer. It supports also FTPS, SCP...

    Open Source Windows

  • Total Commander icon

    Total Commander

    Total Commander is a shareware Orthodox File Manager (OFM) for Windows. It costs 32€. Some features include a built-in FTP client...

    Commercial Windows Windows Mobile Android Android Tablet

  • Double Commander icon

    Double Commander

    Double Commander is a cross platform open source file manager with two panels side by side. It is inspired by Total Commander and...

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux BSD

  • Cyberduck icon


    Cyberduck is an open source FTP client. With an easy to use interface, connect to FTP (File Transfer Protocol), SFTP (SSH Secure...

    Open Source Mac Windows

  • File Explorer icon

    File Explorer

    File Explorer, previously known as Windows Explorer, is a file manager application that is included with releases of the Microsoft...

    Free Windows

  • Midnight Commander icon

    Midnight Commander

    GNU Midnight Commander is a visual file manager, licensed under GNU General Public License and therefore qualifies as Free Software....

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux

  • Q-Dir icon


    Q-Dir makes your files and folder easy to manage. Fast and easy access, with an amazing Quadro-View (4 panes) technique. You dont have...

    Free Windows

  • Nautilus icon


    Nautilus (Files) is a file manager designed to fit the Gnome desktop design and behaviour, giving the user a simple way to navigate...

    Free Linux

  • Dolphin File Manager icon

    Dolphin File Manager

    Dolphin is a file manager for KDE focusing on usability. Has three view modes: Icon, Detail and it used to have Column View like in...

    Open Source Linux KDE

  • XYplorer icon


    XYplorer is a file manager for Windows. It features tabbed browsing, a powerful file search, a versatile preview, a highly...

    Commercial Windows

  • Commander One icon

    Commander One

    Commander One is dual-pane file manager for OS X created in Swift, which enables you to manage your files in the best possible way. ...

    Freemium Mac

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  • Far Manager icon

    Far Manager

    Far Manager is a program for managing files and archives in Windows operating systems. Far Manager works in text mode and provides a...

    Open Source Windows

  • Transmit icon


    Transmit is an FTP client for Mac OS X and Mac OS Classic (which is unsupported). Developed by Panic, Transmit is shareware - after a...

    Commercial Mac

  • FireFTP icon


    FireFTP is a free, secure, cross-platform FTP client for Mozilla Firefox which provides easy and intuitive access to FTP servers. ...

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux GitHub Firefox

  • muCommander icon


    muCommander is a lightweight, cross-platform file manager with a dual-pane interface. It runs on any operating system with Java...

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux Web / Cloud BSD

  • Multi Commander icon

    Multi Commander

    Multi Commander has a lot of file manager features. This list It is not even close to complete. There are so many features and tweaks...

    Free Windows

  • One Commander icon

    One Commander

    Free dual-pane file manager for Windows featuring tabs, columns, themes, long filename support, image converter, regex renaming and...

    Free Windows

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  • Explorer++ icon

    Explorer++ Discontinued

    Explorer++ is a free file manager for Windows. Available on Windows XP and above, it features the same familiar interface as Windows...

    Open Source Windows

  • Krusader icon


    Advanced twin panel (commander style) file manager for KDE and other desktops in the *nix world, similar to Midnight or Total...

    Open Source Linux

  • XtraFinder icon


    XtraFinder add Tabs and extra features to Mac Finder . • Tabs. • Dual Panel & Dual Window. • Arrange folders on top. ...

    Free Mac Finder

  • TotalFinder icon


    TotalFinder brings tabs to your native Finder and more! Other features include dual-panel mode and showing folders before files.

    Commercial Mac Finder

  • trolCommander icon


    trolCommander - fork of the free and opensource muCommander filemanager. trolCommander is a lightweight, cross-platform file...

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux

  • Finder icon


    The Finder is the default application program used on the Mac OS and Mac OS X operating systems that is responsible for the overall...

    Free Mac

  • Path Finder icon

    Path Finder

    Path Finder is a standalone Finder replacement that takes the Finder's familiar interface and adds numerous powerful features and...

    Commercial Mac

  • SmartFTP icon


    SmartFTP is an FTP (File Transfer Protocol), FTPS, SFTP, WebDAV, S3, Google Drive, OneDrive, SSH, Terminal client. It allows you to...

    Commercial Windows

  • sshfs

    This is a filesystem client based on the SSH File Transfer Protocol. Since most SSH servers already support this protocol it is very...

    Open Source Linux Xfce

  • Altap Salamander icon

    Altap Salamander

    A small and two-pane file manager with open plugin architecture. Has the ability to view content of files (text, html, over 40 picture...

    Commercial Windows

  • Yummy FTP Pro icon

    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...

    Commercial Mac

  • NexusFile icon

    NexusFile Discontinued

    NexusFile is a file manager for Windows. You can manage many files very fast and easily. NexusFile will increase your computing...

    Free Windows

  • Jungle Disk icon

    Jungle Disk

    Jungle Disk is a leading provider of online storage software and services, leveraging the Amazon S3 platform and Rackspac...

    Freemium Mac Windows Linux Web / Cloud iPhone iPad

  • gFTP icon


    gFTP is a simple GTK+ based ftp client for Linux. Supports the FTP, FTPS (control connection only), HTTP, HTTPS, SSH and FSP...

    Open Source Linux Xfce

  • CuteFTP icon


    Cute FTP is an utility for transferring files between your computer and a remote File Transfer Protocol (FTP) server anywhere on the...

    Commercial Mac Windows

  • Nomad.NET icon


    Nomad.NET is a powerful dual-pane file manager complete with breadcrumbs, thumbnails, integration with explorer plugins, and even...

    Free Windows

  • Xfe icon


    Fast, light, and flexible file manager. Xfe only requires the FOX library to be fully functional. Plus, it can be launched from the...

    Open Source Linux Xfce

Forklift Comments

Can't get SFTP working with private key authentication. It ...

Comment by mklhmnn
about Forklift Jun 2011

Can't get SFTP working with private key authentication. It simply does not ask me for my key file.