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Classic FTP Alternatives

Classic FTP is described as 'FTP client that allows you to manage, upload, download and delete files from a remote server. "Mirror and Upload" tool to scan a selected local folder and upload any files that do not exist in the selected remote folder' and is a FTP Client in the file sharing category. There are more than 25 alternatives to Classic FTP for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Linux, Mac, PortableApps.com and Xfce. The best alternative is FileZilla, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like Classic FTP are WinSCP , sshfs, vsftpd and gFTP.

Classic FTP alternatives are mainly FTP Clients but may also be File Managers or FTP Servers. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of Classic FTP.
This page was last updated Jun 23, 2021
  • FreemiumProprietary
  • Mac
  • Windows

Classic FTP is a FTP client that allows you to manage, upload, download and delete files from a remote server. "Mirror...

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  1. FileZilla

    • FreemiumOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • BSD
    • PortableApps.com
    • ReactOS

    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.

    Bundleware

    Be aware that installing FileZilla on your computer might install some bundleware/malware on your machine. See this thread on the FileZilla forum: https://forum.filezilla-project.org/viewtopic.php?f=2&t=48441

  2. 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 .NET assembly.



  3. sshfs

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Linux
    • Xfce

    SSHFS allows you to mount a remote filesystem using SFTP. Most SSH servers support and enable this SFTP access by default, so SSHFS is very simple to use - there's nothing to do on the server-side.

  4. vsftpd

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Linux

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

  5. gFTP

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Linux
    • Xfce

    gFTP is a free multithreaded file transfer client for *NIX based machines.

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  6. SmartFTP

    • Windows

    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.

  7. 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 to Server or Server to Server.

  8. LAN-Share

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Windows
    • Linux

    LAN Share is a cross platform local area network file transfer application, built using Qt GUI framework. It can be used to transfer a whole folder, one or more files, large or small immediately without any additional configuration.

  9. CuteFTP

    • Mac
    • Windows

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

  10. CrossFTP

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux

    CrossFTP is an FTP, Amazon S3, Amazon Glacier, and cloud storage client.

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