Flow Alternatives

    Flow is described as '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' and is an app in the File Sharing category. There are more than 25 alternatives to Flow for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Mac, Linux, PortableApps.com and Xfce. The best alternative is FileZilla, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like Flow are WinSCP (Free, Open Source), Cyberduck (Free, Open Source), Forklift (Paid) and Transmit (Paid).

    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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    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. 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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    4. 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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    5. 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.
    6. 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.
      • FreemiumProprietary
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux
      • Online
      • iPhone
      • iPad
      Jungle Disk is a leading provider of online storage software and services, leveraging the Amazon S3 platform and Rackspac infrastructure to provide easy to use and cost effective online storage and backup to our customers.
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    7. My Commander (MyCO) is "the smallest - smartest - fastest file manager in the world", for Windows. Small and smart, MyCO uses less of your computer's memory while it's running.
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      • FreeProprietary
      • Windows
      Core FTP LE - free Windows software that includes the client FTP features you need.
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