Core FTP Alternatives for Mac

    Core FTP is not available for Mac but there are some alternatives that runs on macOS with similar functionality. The best Mac alternative is FileZilla, which is both free and Open Source. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked more than 25 alternatives to Core FTP and ten of them are available for Mac so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting Mac alternatives to Core FTP are Forklift (Paid), CuteFTP (Paid), CrossFTP (Paid) and Classic FTP (Freemium).

    This page was last updated Jun 23, 2021

    1. 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

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      Most users think FileZilla is a great alternative to Core FTP.
    2. ForkLift is designed to be the fastest, most powerful file manager for the Mac. Connect to FTP or SFTP servers, manage your Amazon S3 account or your mobile devices over Bluetooth.
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    3. Cute FTP is an utility for transferring files between your computer and a remote File Transfer Protocol (FTP) server anywhere on the Internet.
    4. CrossFTP is an 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 anti-idle; and more.
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    5. Classic FTP is a 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.
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      • Mac
      Fetch is a reliable, full-featured file transfer client for the Apple Macintosh whose user interface emphasizes simplicity and ease of use.
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    6. 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.
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      • Mac
      Flow is an award-winning, beautiful, fast, and reliable FTP + SFTP client. With URL Copying, Droplets, a built-in editor, and QuickLook, it's no wonder why Flow is the go-to choice for those who want the best.

      Discontinued

      The program is no longer updated. Last version, 1.7.2, released in May 2012, can be still downloaded from the official website.

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    7. 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.

      Discontinued

      Website no longer online, last post on official Twitter account from 2012.

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      • Mac
      NetFinder - Award winning and very cool FTP/SFTP client with advanced website & general file management, automation, mirroring solution for Mac OS X with a Finder like interface.

      Discontinued

      The software hasn't been updated since 2008, but you can still download it and use it.

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