FireFTP Alternatives

    FireFTP is described as 'free, secure, cross-platform FTP client for Mozilla Firefox which provides easy and intuitive access to FTP servers' and is a well-known app in the File Sharing category. There are more than 50 alternatives to FireFTP for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Mac, Linux, Xfce and MacPorts. The best alternative is FileZilla, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like FireFTP are WinSCP (Free, Open Source), Total Commander (Freemium), Cyberduck (Free, Open Source) and Midnight Commander (Free, Open Source).

    This page was last updated Apr 19, 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 FireFTP.
    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.
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    3. Total Commander is a shareware Orthodox File Manager (OFM) for Windows. Some features include a built-in FTP client, file compare, archive file navigation, and a multi-rename tool with regular expression support.
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    4. GNU Midnight Commander is a visual file manager, licensed under GNU General Public License and therefore qualifies as Free Software.
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    5. Thunar is a new modern file manager for the Xfce Desktop Environment. Thunar has been designed from the ground up to be fast and easy-to-use. Its user interface is clean and intuitive, and does not include any confusing or useless options.
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    6. 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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    7. The gold standard of macOS file transfer apps just drove into the future. Transmit 5 is here. Upload, download, and manage files on tons of servers with an easy, familiar, and powerful UI. It’s quite good.
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    8. 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.
      • FreeOpen Source
      • Linux
      Very secure FTP Daemon, a secure, fast FTP server for UNIX systems, including Linux.
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