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FireFTP Alternatives for Mac

There are many alternatives to FireFTP for Mac and since it's discontinued a lot of people are looking for a replacement. 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 50 alternatives to FireFTP and many of them are available for Mac so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting Mac alternatives to FireFTP are Cyberduck, Midnight Commander, Thunar and Forklift.

FireFTP alternatives are mainly FTP Clients but may also be File Managers or File Sync Tools. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of FireFTP.
This page was last updated Apr 19, 2021
  • FreeOpen Source
  • Mac
  • Windows
  • Linux
  • Waterfox
  • Pale Moon
  • Firefox

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

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  1. FileZilla

    • FreemiumOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • BSD
    • 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.


    Be aware that installing FileZilla on your computer might install some bundleware/malware on your machine. See this thread on the FileZilla forum:

    Most users think FileZilla is a great alternative to FireFTP.

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

  3. Thunar

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Linux
    • Xfce
    • MacPorts
    • XQuartz

    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.

  4. 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.

  5. 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.

  6. FileZilla Secure is a free FTP client that has all the features of the original FileZilla plus it encrypts your FTP passwords to help protect from hackers stealing them.


    It has been clearly 'replaced' by the original FileZilla, see

  7. 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.

  8. CrossFTP

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux

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

  9. Truck - Rsync Client

    • Mac

    A graphical user interface for rsync, which looks-and-feels like a standard FTP client, but uses the rsync protocol ‘under the hood’ to boost transfer speeds.

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