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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 nine of them are available for Mac so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting Mac alternatives to Core FTP are Forklift, CuteFTP, CrossFTP and Classic FTP.

Core 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 Core FTP.
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  1. FileZilla icon

    FileZilla

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • BSD
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    • ReactOS
    70 alternatives to 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.

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    1.  Ad-freeFileZilla doesn't contain any form of external advertising.
    2.  PortableFileZilla can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
    3.  LightweightFileZilla consumes less device resources compared to similar apps.
    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.
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    Forklift

    • Mac
    108 alternatives to Forklift 

    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. All these features are beautifully integrated into a sophisticated, yet easy to use Cocoa based...

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    1.  Live PreviewInstantly see what your files and documents look like as you create them.
    2.  Command line interfaceForklift either have CLI support or is a CLI-only app.
    3.  Dark ModeForklift supports dark mode for comfortable usage in low light conditions.
    Side Bar *
Dual Panes for easy navigation *
Preview Panel - Live Preview *
Icon View, List View, Column View *
Dropbox Integration - Copy Dropbox link *
Show Hidden Files
    File Transfer Tool for Mac * FTP Client * SFTP Client * WebDAV Client * Amazon S3 Client * Backblaze B2 client * Google Drive Client * Rackspace CloudFiles Client *  SMB Client * AFP Client * NFS  Client * VNC Client * You can save remote Connections as Favorites * You can use ForkLift Mini in the Menu bar to mount Saved Connections * You can use ForkLift Mini to drop Files to Saved Connections


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    CuteFTP

    • Mac
    • Windows
    53 alternatives to CuteFTP 

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

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    CrossFTP

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    56 alternatives to CrossFTP 

    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.
    • CrossFTP Pro version is availabl.
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    Classic FTP

    • Mac
    • Windows
    30 alternatives to Classic FTP 

    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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    Interarchy

    • Mac
    36 alternatives to 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.

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    Fetch

    31 alternatives to Fetch 

    Fetch is a reliable, full-featured file transfer client for the Apple Macintosh whose user interface emphasizes simplicity and ease of use. Fetch supports FTP and SFTP, the most popular file transfer protocols on the Internet for compatibility with thousands of Internet service...

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  8. Ejector Seat

    • Mac
    32 alternatives to 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.

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    Discontinued

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

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    NetFinder

    66 alternatives to NetFinder 

    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. NetFinder's remote file management supports, FTP, SFTP, WebDAV, HTTP, FTP SSL/TLS, iDisk...

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    Discontinued

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

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